Births to Unmarried Women

(Ratios per 1,000 live births)

Year
Total
Live Births
 
Unmarried Women
Number Ratio
2009
171,077
69,728
407.6
2008
176,634
71,836
406.7
2007
180,530
72,385
401.0
2006
180,503
69,912
387.3
2005
178,872
66,266
370.5
2004
180,665
65,507
362.6
2003
182,393
64,358
352.9
2002
180,555
62,860
348.1
2001
184,022
63,426
344.7
2000
185,003
63,823
345.0
1999
182,027
62,045
340.9
1998
182,503
62,163
340.6
1997
180,649
60,401
334.4
1996
183,079
61,706
337.0
1995
185,801
62,825
338.1
1994
189,182
64,887
343.0
1993
190,709
65,086
341.3
1992
190,923
63,863
334.5
1991
194,066
63,172
325.5
1990
195,499
62,052
317.4
1989
190,247
58,866
309.4
1988
184,708
54,381
294.4
1987
180,441
50,611
280.5
1986
176,567
47,817
270.8
1985
180,657
46,453
257.1
1984
179,216
44,796
250.0
1983
178,820
42,893
239.9
1982
183,564
42,638
232.3
1981
184,897
42,352
229.1
1980
189,941
42,749
225.1
1979
184,184
40,396
219.3
1978
174,397
36,161
207.3
1977
177,148
35,528
200.6
1976
170,181
33,075
194.4
1975
169,248
31,503
186.1
1974
168,991
28,970
171.4
1973
168,992
29,782
176.2
1972
177,848
29,971
168.5
1971
195,311
29,205
149.5
1970
205,203
27,655
134.8
1969
195,699
23,862
121.9
1968
193,261
21,735
112.5
1967
195,644
20,147
103.0
1966
201,284
19,140
95.1
1965
208,063
18,216
87.6
1964
222,259
16,881
76.0
1963
224,787
16,015
71.2
1962
230,484
15,678
68.0
1961
237,051
15,546
65.6
1960
238,760
14,385
60.2
1959
239,871
14,043
58.5
1958
234,712
12,626
53.8
1957
238,579
12,055
50.5
1956
229,571
11,312
49.3
1955
220,541
10,625
48.2
1954
217,229
9,809
45.2
1953
206,813
8,742
42.3
1952
205,438
7,916
38.5
1951
201,082
7,425
36.9
1950
189,640
6,836
36.0




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