New 2022 statistics released

The Live Births in England and Wales series was updated on 17 May 2024 with the release of 2022 data. The datasets included in this release are:

Background information

Birth statistics are derived from information recorded when births are registered as part of civil registration, a legal requirement. Figures represent births which occurred in England and Wales in the calendar year, but include a small number of late registrations from the previous year.