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Mortality Rates

Volume 13: debated on Friday 27 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list (a) the perinatal mortality rate and (b) the infant mortality rate for (i) Birkenhead and (ii) England and Wales for each year since 1974.

Perinatal and infant mortality rates for Birkenhead County Borough and England and Wales 1974 to 1980

Birkenhead County Borough

England and Wales

Perinatal deaths per 1,000 total births

Infant deaths per 1,000 live births

Perinatal deaths per 1,000 total births

Infant deaths per 1,000 live births

197426·229·120·416·3
197526·921·219·315·7
197612·711·217·714·2
197717·915·217·013·8
19789·813·115·513·2
197917·916·414·712·8
1980NANA13·312·0
NA—not yet available