Office for National Statistics -
10 Jul 2012
Births and Deaths in England and Wales (provisional), 2011
There were 723,913 live births in England and Wales in 2011, increasing slightly (by 0.1 per cent) from 723,165 in 2010
There were 484,367 deaths registered in England and Wales in 2011, compared with 493,242 in 2010 (a fall of 1.8 per cent)
In 2011, the provisional Total Fertility Rate (TFR) decreased to 1.98 children per woman from 2.00 in 2010
Age-standardised mortality rates (ASMR) in 2011 were the lowest ever recorded for England and Wales, at 6,172 deaths per million population for males and 4,402 deaths per million population for females
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