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released: 19 Dec 2013 author: Li Z, Zeki R, Hilder L & Sullivan EA media release

In 2011, 297,126 women gave birth to 301,810 babies in Australia. This was an increase of 2,247 births (0.8%) than reported in 2010, and a total increase of 18.3% since 2002. Nationally, the proportion of teenage mothers (younger than 20) declined from 3.9% in 2010 to 3.7% in 2011, compared with 4.9% in 2002.

ISSN 1321-8336; ISBN 978-1-74249-532-3; Cat. no. PER 59; 135pp.; $24

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Mothers
      • Antenatal factors
      • Indigenous mothers
      • Labour and delivery
      • Baby outcomes
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Purpose of this report
      • National Perinatal Data Collection
      • Which births are counted
      • Data quality, presentation and interpretation issues
    • 2 Summary of births and women who gave birth
    • 3 Mothers
      • Demographic profile
      • Maternal characteristics
      • Antenatal period
      • Labour and birth characteristics
      • Women who gave birth in hospitals
      • Homebirths
    • 4 Babies
      • Demographic profile
      • Outcomes
      • Hospital births
    • 5 Perinatal mortality
      • Definitions
      • Fetal deaths
      • Neonatal deaths
      • Perinatal deaths
      • Causes of perinatal deaths
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: State and territory perinatal data collections, contacts and recent reports
    • Appendix B: Collection and collation of data for the National Perinatal Data Collection
    • Appendix C: Perinatal National Minimum Data Set items
    • Appendix D: Data quality statement National Perinatal Data Collection for 2011
    • Appendix E: Data used in figures
    • Glossary
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications
    • References

Recommended citation

Li Z, Zeki R, Hilder L & Sullivan EA 2013. Australia's mothers and babies 2011. Perinatal statistics series no. 28. Cat. no. PER 59. Canberra: AIHW.