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British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Births and maternity Stats

Definitions

  • All births of boys: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • All births of girls: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Maternity leave > Proportion of wages paid: Percentage of usual wages the country mandates employers to pay women on maternity leave. For instance, Italy requires employers to pay a woman 80% of her normal wages while off work after giving birth.
  • Maternity leave > Provider: The method/s in which women receive an income during their maternity leave. Some countries put the responsibility solely on the employer, while others either include maternity leaves into their social welfare programs or use a combination of the two. Some countries do not have laws regarding maternity leave such as the United States and Papua New Guinea.
  • Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given: Maternity leave benefits.
  • Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Quadruplet and quintuplet births: Number of births, in which four or five children were born. A mother giving birth to quadruplets or quintuplets is counted as one birth.
  • Single births: Number of births, in which one child was born.
  • Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Twin births: Number of births, in which two children were born. A mother giving birth to twins is counted as one birth.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
All births of boys 116 1988 91st out of 95
All births of girls 121 1988 89th out of 95
Average age of mother at childbirth 27.4 2007 24th out of 30
Crude birth rate 14.6 2004 22nd out of 28
Maternity leave > Proportion of wages paid 67% 2013 145th out of 169
Maternity leave > Provider Social security 2013
Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 56 2013 67th out of 180
Number of births 316 2004 24th out of 28
Quadruplet and quintuplet births 25 1984 22nd out of 45
Single births 167 1984 46th out of 46
Teenage birth rate 27.4 2007 49th out of 105
Twin births 25 1984 40th out of 46

Citation

British Virgin Islands Health > Births and maternity Profiles (Subcategories)

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