Nearly 2 in 3 (64%) mothers were born in Australia. Of those mothers who were not born in Australia, the most common countries of birth were India (5.6%), China (2.7%) and New Zealand (2.7%).
For more information on maternal country of birth see National Perinatal Data Collection annual update data table 2.7.
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