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Birth and Fertility Rates
In Simcoe Muskoka, between 4,400 and 4,900 babies have been born in each of the past 10 years. The majority of these newborns are within a healthy range for birth weight, size and gestational age. Similar trends have been seen across Ontario.
In general, women of reproductive age in Simcoe Muskoka are having fewer babies and at an older age. This is a trend seen across Ontario and is evident in multiple types of fertility rate measurements, including those below. These pages contain the following data:
Crude birth rate
Total and general fertility rate
Age-specific fertility rate
Multiple birth rate
Teen pregnancy rate
These data come from Vital Statistics, the Discharage Abstract Database (DAD), Therapeutic Abortion Summary and Population Estimates.
Page Last Modified: Thursday, 12 August 2010.