Live Births

• Following a generally increasing trend in the number of live births from 2001 to 2012, there was a year-on-year decline in births for the three years to 2015.

• After an increase in live births in 2016 the last two years have seen a return to a declining trend.

• The number of live births to mothers resident in Dudley Borough decreased from 3,713 in 2017 to 3,569 in 2018.

• The highest number of births in the sixteen-year period shown was in 2012 with 3,966 and the lowest in 2001 with 3,313.


Live Births, Dudley