HC Deb 17 May 1976 vol 911 c427W
Mr. Hicks

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what figures are available for the latest year relating to the average birth rate for the United Kingdom, England and Cornwall, respectively.

Dr. Owen

The provisional estimates for 1975 are as follows:

Births* per 1,000 population of all ages
United Kingdom 12.4
England 12.2
Cornwall 11.8
* Births to women usually resident in area. For Cornwall the estimate is based on data for the first half of the year.