Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Pregnancy and Before

Birth and Fertility Rates

In Simcoe Muskoka, between 4750 and 5200 babies have been born each year between 2006 and 2016. 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.

The birth data on this page are from the Discharge Abstract Database(DAD) and represent hospital births only.  Therapeutic abortion data come from the Therapeutic Abortion Summary. Population data come from Population Estimates.

This section contains the following pages:

Pregnancy rates

Live births and crude birth rate

Fertility rates

Multiple birth rate

Pre-term and post-term birth rate