Vital statistics Births

Statistical releases relating to births in Queensland. These include the number of births registered, median age of mother and father, and total birth rates. 

  • In 2020, there were 59,490 births in Queensland, comprising 30,520 males (51.3%) and 28,970 females (48.7%). This was a decrease of 3.6% over the previous year (61,735 births). In Australia, the number of births decreased 3.7% over the year, to 294,369 registered births in 2020.

Current Releases

Births, Queensland (report)

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The Births, Queensland information brief is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics publication Births, Australia (ABS 3301.0). It deals with a wide variety of statistics relating to registered births in Queensland. Statistics include births registered, median age of mother and father and total birth rates.

2020
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Births registered, Queensland, 1857 to 2020 (table)

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This table provides a time series of the number of births registered during a calendar year to mothers with a usual residence of Queensland.

Births registered, Queensland, 1857 to 2020
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Age–specific fertility rates and total fertility rates, Queensland, 1947 to 2020 (table)

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Age–specific fertility rates are the number of live births (registered) during a calendar year, according to the age of the mother, per 1,000 of the female estimated resident population of the same age at 30 June. This table provides a time series of the age–specific fertility rates during a calendar year for persons with a usual residence of Queensland.

Age–specific fertility rates and total fertility rates, Queensland, 1947 to 2020
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Past Releases

The content in past releases may contain data for historical periods that have been revised in the latest release. For this reason, data should always be accessed from the latest release. Past releases are provided for reference purposes only.

Births, Queensland (report)

Last reviewed

The Births, Queensland information brief is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics publication Births, Australia (ABS 3301.0). It deals with a wide variety of statistics relating to registered births in Queensland. Statistics include births registered, median age of mother and father and total birth rates.

2019
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Last reviewed