Births and Fertility
Summary Tables and Graphs
Table 1 – Live Births, Birth Rate and Total Fertility Rate, Ireland and EU-28, 2007-2016 (Download csv)
Figure 1 – Total Fertility Rate by County, Ireland, 2016 (View Map)
Figure 2 – Total fertility rates in Europe, 2015 (View graph) (Download csv)
The following web tables provide data on mortality by county, age and gender (links open up in a new window).
Table F1: Births – Numbers, Crude Rates, Total Fertility Rates and Percent Outside Marriage – online database
Table F2: Births: Annual Numbers of Births and Birth Rates by Mother’s Age, Marital Status and Sex of Infant – online database
Table F3: Births – Perinatal Data – online database
Useful Links (links open up in a new window)
Central Statistics Office
Annual Vital Statistics Reports – PDF reports
Statbank – online database
StatCentral – the portal to Ireland’s official statistics.
Eurostat births data for EU countries – online database. Data accessed via Demography/Demography – National Data/Fertility
OECD – infant health – online database.
OECD – general demographics- online database.
WHO European Health For All database (HFA) – online database