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Age–specific fertility rates (a) and total fertility rates (b), Queensland, 1947 to 2017

Year of registration Age–specific fertility rates
  15–19(c) 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49(d) Total fertility rate (TFR)
— births per 1,000 females — number
1947 34.9 180.9 199.2 146.2 87.5 28.1 1.8 3.393
1954 40.3 207.2 201.5 131.8 74.2 24.6 1.9 3.407
1961 50.9 240.7 232.3 143.4 73.3 23.1 1.5 3.826
1966 55.9 183.9 184.1 109.4 56.9 17.2 1.4 3.044
1971 62.3 188.9 189.4 103.9 46.9 12.7 0.9 3.025
1972 63.0 176.9 180.5 94.9 43.3 11.4 0.9 2.854
1973 59.3 167.3 167.2 86.2 37.2 9.3 0.9 2.637
1974 53.8 161.4 163.2 80.9 31.0 9.0 0.7 2.500
1975 50.8 148.3 153.3 74.3 29.0 6.9 0.4 2.316
1976 44.0 140.9 147.3 71.0 25.9 6.3 0.4 2.180
1977 39.4 134.9 145.7 71.8 24.7 5.9 0.3 2.108
1978 36.9 127.0 143.0 69.3 23.5 4.9 0.1 2.019
1979 36.6 120.3 142.9 72.2 24.1 5.3 0.4 2.006
1980 33.6 115.3 138.7 71.2 23.1 4.4 0.3 1.931
1981 37.0 121.5 147.0 76.4 24.0 5.0 0.2 2.052
1982 36.3 118.3 148.7 78.6 25.9 5.5 0.3 2.060
1983 36.6 120.5 151.6 79.2 25.4 4.5 0.4 2.085
1984 31.4 109.7 147.0 79.4 24.4 4.4 0.3 1.981
1985 29.5 105.9 143.5 81.5 25.1 4.3 0.2 1.949
1986 28.1 99.3 141.6 83.7 24.9 4.3 0.3 1.912
1987 24.4 93.5 136.2 83.1 25.0 4.0 0.3 1.831
1988 24.0 90.8 137.0 86.2 26.0 4.3 0.3 1.841
1989 24.3 86.6 135.1 90.7 29.6 4.3 0.2 1.852
1990 26.7 87.4 139.8 96.5 31.5 4.8 0.2 1.932
1991 26.2 82.5 133.2 96.1 32.4 5.0 0.2 1.873
1992 26.6 84.9 134.4 100.4 34.6 5.3 0.3 1.930
1993 26.3 80.6 133.4 102.4 35.4 5.4 0.2 1.916
1994 25.9 78.5 128.3 99.7 37.4 5.8 0.2 1.876
1995 25.6 75.5 123.5 99.6 38.2 6.3 0.2 1.843
1996 26.3 77.3 121.3 102.0 40.4 6.7 0.2 1.871
1997 26.2 74.0 117.4 100.4 40.5 6.6 0.2 1.828
1998 24.0 72.3 116.9 102.9 41.3 6.8 0.3 1.824
1999 23.1 72.0 113.4 102.4 41.7 7.2 0.2 1.800
2000 23.3 69.3 115.5 104.5 43.9 7.4 0.3 1.819
2001 23.0 70.1 113.2 106.0 45.3 7.7 0.4 1.826
2002 22.8 66.9 112.2 107.0 45.9 8.2 0.4 1.814
2003 21.8 64.6 108.9 108.3 48.2 8.5 0.4 1.804
2004 22.0 64.2 110.7 108.9 51.7 9.4 0.4 1.837
2005 20.9 64.1 112.1 112.5 54.5 9.6 0.4 1.872
2006 20.2 62.8 110.3 114.7 56.4 9.5 0.6 1.875
2007 23.6 73.8 123.1 128.4 64.6 11.3 0.7 2.129
2008 25.4 74.9 122.2 126.7 64.5 12.5 0.6 2.136
2009 27.5 76.5 122.4 128.1 66.3 13.0 0.6 2.174
2010 24.8 72.5 114.9 125.7 64.4 13.6 0.7 2.087
2011 22.3 67.6 114.2 120.5 64.7 13.2 0.6 2.017
2012 22.2 65.8 111.6 122.7 63.4 12.9 0.7 1.996
2013 19.9 64.6 108.0 120.2 63.1 13.0 0.6 1.944
2014 18.1 60.9 107.3 119.9 63.1 12.7 0.8 1.910
2015 16.4 59.0 102.0 117.5 62.0 12.3 0.9 1.849
2016 13.9 56.4 100.2 118.3 62.7 13.0 0.8 1.824
2017 14.9 55.7 96.8 112.9 61.3 12.5 0.9 1.772
Note: All rates for the period 2012 to 2016 have been revised to reflect revisions in the Estimated Resident Population (ERP) due to final rebasing of Australia's population estimates using the 2016 Census. Rates from 1992 to 2001 have been calculated by the Queensland Government Statistician's Office using unpublished births unit record data.
(a) The number of live births during the calendar year, according to the age of the mother, per 1,000 of the female resident population of the same age at 30 June.
(b) The sum of age–specific fertility rates per woman.  It represents the number of children a woman would bear during her lifetime if she experienced current age-specific fertility rates at each age of her reproductive life.
(c) In the calculation of these rates, births to mothers aged under 15 years are included in the 15–19 age group.
(d) In the calculation of these rates, births to mothers aged 50 years and over are included in the 45–49 age group.
 
Sources: ABS 3105.0.65.001, Australian Historical Population Statistics, 1947 to 1991;  ABS 3101.0, Australian Demographic Statistics (used to calculate rates from 1992 to 2001); ABS 3301.0, Births, Australia, 2002 to present.
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Last reviewed 21 February 2019