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77. Live Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Divorces

[Prior to 1960, excludes Alaska and Hawaii. Beginning 1970, excludes births to, and deaths of nonresidents of the United States. See Appendix 111]

 
Number (1,000) Rate per 1,000 population
-
Year Deaths Deaths
Births 1 Total Infant 2 Marriages 3 Divorces 4 Births 1 Total Infant 2 Marriages 3 Divorces 4
 
1950 3,632 1,452 104 1,667 385 24.1 9.6 29.2 11.1 2.6
1955 4,097 1,529 107 1,531 377 25.0 9.3 26.4 9.3 2.3
1957 4,300 1,633 112 1,518 381 25.3 9.6 26.3 8.9 2.2
1960 4,258 1,712 111 1,523 393 23.7 9.5 26.0 8.5 2.2
1965 3,760 1,828 93 1,800 479 19.4 9.4 24.7 9.3 2.5
1970 3,731 1,921 75 2,159 708 18.4 9.5 20.0 10.6 3.5
1971 3,556 1,928 68 2,190 773 17.2 9.3 19.1 10.6 3.7
1972 3,258 1,964 60 2,282 845 15.6 9.4 18.5 10.9 4.0
1973 3,137 1,973 56 2,284 915 14.8 9.3 17.7 10.8 4.3
1974 3,160 1,934 53 2,230 977 14.8 9.1 16.7 10.5 4.6
1975 3,144 1,893 51 2,153 1,036 14.6 8.8 16.1 10.0 4.8
1976 3,168 1,909 48 2,155 1,083 14.6 8.8 15.2 9.9 5.0
1977 3,327 1,900 47 2,178 1,091 15.1 8.6 14.1 9.9 5.0
1978 3,333 1,928 46 2,282 1,130 15.0 8.7 13.8 10.3 5.1
1979 3,494 1,914 46 2,331 1,181 15.6 8.5 13.1 10.4 5.3
1980 3,612 1,990 46 2,390 1,189 15.9 8.8 12.6 10.6 5.2
1981 3,629 1,978 43 2,422 1,213 15.8 8.6 11.9 10.6 5.3
1982 3,681 1,975 42 2,456 1,170 15.9 8.5 11.5 10.6 5.1
1983 3,639 2,019 41 2,446 1,158 15.6 8.6 11.2 10.5 5.0
1984 3,669 2,039 40 2,477 1,169 15.6 8.6 10.8 10.5 5.0
1985 3,761 2,086 40 2,413 1,190 15.8 8.8 10.6 10.1 5.0
1986 3,757 2,105 39 2,407 1,178 15.6 8.8 10.4 10.0 4.9
1987 3,809 2,123 38 2,403 1,166 15.7 8.8 10.1 9.9 4.8
1988 3,910 2,168 39 2,396 1,167 16.0 8.9 10.0 9.8 4.8
1989 4,041 2,150 40 2,403 1,157 16.4 8.7 9.8 9.7 4.7
1990 4,158 2,148 38 2,443 1,182 16.7 8.6 9.2 9.8 4.7
1991 4,111 2,170 37 2,371 1,187 16.3 8.6 8.9 9.4 4.7
1992 4,065 2,176 35 2,362 1,215 15.9 8.5 8.5 9.3 4.8
1993 4,000 2,269 33 2,334 1,187 15.5 8.8 8.4 9.0 4.6
1994 3,979 2,279 31 2,362 1,191 15.0 8.8 8.0 9.1 4.6
1995 3,900 2,312 30 1,954 973 14.8 8.8 7.6 7.6 4.1
1996 3,891 2,315 28 2,344 1,150 14.7 8.7 7.3 8.8 4.3
1997 3,881 2,314 28 (NA) (NA) 14.5 8.6 7.2 (NA) (NA)
1998 prel. 3,942 2,338 28 (NA) (NA) 14.6 8.7 7.2 (NA) (NA)



NA Not available. 1 Prior to 1960, data adjusted for underregistration.
2 Infants under 1 year, excluding fetal deaths; rates per 1,000 registered live births.
3 Includes estimates for some States through 1965 and also for 1976 and 1977 and marriage licenses for some states for all years except 1973 and 1975. Beginning 1978, includes nonlicensed marriages in California.
4 Includes reported annulments and some estimated state figures for all years.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; and National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR), formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report, and unpublished data.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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