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Table 7-2
Live births, by birth weight and geography — Males

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Males: Part 1
Birth weight Place of residence of mother
Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario
  number
Total 188,337 2,323 673 4,562 3,703 43,244 70,811
Less than 500 grams 168 7 0 7 5 42 42
500 to 1,499 grams 1,683 11 11 32 29 370 668
500 to 749 grams 287 2 1 4 8 54 107
750 to 999 grams 375 3 3 6 6 103 134
1,000 to 1,249 grams 455 3 3 10 7 107 184
1,250 to 1,499 grams 566 3 4 12 8 106 243
1,500 to 2,499 grams 8,735 92 30 206 137 1,876 3,443
1,500 to 1,749 grams 822 9 3 20 15 162 310
1,750 to 1,999 grams 1,280 9 6 29 18 278 498
2,000 to 2,249 grams 2,348 29 8 47 35 496 967
2,250 to 2,499 grams 4,285 45 13 110 69 940 1,668
2,500 to 4,499 grams 173,066 2,122 598 4,163 3,403 40,161 65,029
2,500 to 2,749 grams 8,252 80 29 168 143 1,854 3,305
2,750 to 2,999 grams 16,624 171 45 350 271 3,956 6,309
3,000 to 3,249 grams 28,145 314 72 618 572 6,591 10,863
3,250 to 3,499 grams 36,092 374 121 843 691 8,708 13,632
3,500 to 3,749 grams 35,334 433 121 887 704 8,325 13,068
3,750 to 3,999 grams 26,156 389 96 715 539 5,967 9,624
4,000 to 4,249 grams 15,113 240 78 363 334 3,324 5,503
4,250 to 4,499 grams 7,350 121 36 219 149 1,436 2,725
4,500 grams or more 4,624 87 32 153 127 777 1,626
4,500 to 4,749 grams 3,013 51 20 105 91 523 1,049
4,750 to 4,999 grams 1,085 24 7 25 20 179 397
5,000 to 5,249 grams 343 10 4 15 9 50 120
5,250 to 5,499 grams 119 2 1 6 4 12 38
5,500 grams or more 64 0 0 2 3 13 22
Not stated 61 4 2 1 2 18 3
  percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 500 grams 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
500 to 1,499 grams 0.9 0.5 1.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9
500 to 749 grams 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
750 to 999 grams 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
1,000 to 1,249 grams 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
1,250 to 1,499 grams 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
1,500 to 2,499 grams 4.6 4.0 4.5 4.5 3.7 4.3 4.9
1,500 to 1,749 grams 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
1,750 to 1,999 grams 0.7 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7
2,000 to 2,249 grams 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.4
2,250 to 2,499 grams 2.3 1.9 1.9 2.4 1.9 2.2 2.4
2,500 to 4,499 grams 91.9 91.3 88.9 91.3 91.9 92.9 91.8
2,500 to 2,749 grams 4.4 3.4 4.3 3.7 3.9 4.3 4.7
2,750 to 2,999 grams 8.8 7.4 6.7 7.7 7.3 9.1 8.9
3,000 to 3,249 grams 14.9 13.5 10.7 13.5 15.4 15.2 15.3
3,250 to 3,499 grams 19.2 16.1 18.0 18.5 18.7 20.1 19.3
3,500 to 3,749 grams 18.8 18.6 18.0 19.4 19.0 19.3 18.5
3,750 to 3,999 grams 13.9 16.7 14.3 15.7 14.6 13.8 13.6
4,000 to 4,249 grams 8.0 10.3 11.6 8.0 9.0 7.7 7.8
4,250 to 4,499 grams 3.9 5.2 5.3 4.8 4.0 3.3 3.8
4,500 grams or more 2.5 3.7 4.8 3.4 3.4 1.8 2.3
4,500 to 4,749 grams 1.6 2.2 3.0 2.3 2.5 1.2 1.5
4,750 to 4,999 grams 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6
5,000 to 5,249 grams 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2
5,250 to 5,499 grams 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
5,500 grams or more 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Not stated 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Males: Part 2
Birth weight Place of residence of mother
Canada Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut Unknown
  number
Total 188,337 7,813 6,769 24,965 22,527 186 368 393 0
Less than 500 grams 168 14 1 39 11 0 0 0 0
500 to 1,499 grams 1,683 61 36 230 224 3 2 6 0
500 to 749 grams 287 17 2 49 41 2 0 0 0
750 to 999 grams 375 13 10 50 46 0 0 1 0
1,000 to 1,249 grams 455 15 15 52 58 0 0 1 0
1,250 to 1,499 grams 566 16 9 79 79 1 2 4 0
1,500 to 2,499 grams 8,735 335 316 1,257 1,004 11 13 15 0
1,500 to 1,749 grams 822 39 36 142 84 0 2 0 0
1,750 to 1,999 grams 1,280 54 50 190 143 3 0 2 0
2,000 to 2,249 grams 2,348 81 86 311 276 3 4 5 0
2,250 to 2,499 grams 4,285 161 144 614 501 5 7 8 0
2,500 to 4,499 grams 173,066 7,077 6,149 22,850 20,661 168 329 356 0
2,500 to 2,749 grams 8,252 302 253 1,157 936 3 8 14 0
2,750 to 2,999 grams 16,624 587 517 2,353 2,003 12 16 34 0
3,000 to 3,249 grams 28,145 1,052 878 3,783 3,278 20 40 64 0
3,250 to 3,499 grams 36,092 1,408 1,207 4,709 4,216 33 78 72 0
3,500 to 3,749 grams 35,334 1,406 1,299 4,695 4,211 34 72 79 0
3,750 to 3,999 grams 26,156 1,174 1,039 3,345 3,120 39 62 47 0
4,000 to 4,249 grams 15,113 708 623 1,898 1,958 19 34 31 0
4,250 to 4,499 grams 7,350 440 333 910 939 8 19 15 0
4,500 grams or more 4,624 324 267 589 598 4 24 16 0
4,500 to 4,749 grams 3,013 207 163 385 390 4 14 11 0
4,750 to 4,999 grams 1,085 81 69 136 136 0 8 3 0
5,000 to 5,249 grams 343 16 21 49 47 0 0 2 0
5,250 to 5,499 grams 119 13 9 15 18 0 1 0 0
5,500 grams or more 64 7 5 4 7 0 1 0 0
Not stated 61 2 0 0 29 0 0 0 0
  percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 0.0
Less than 500 grams 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
500 to 1,499 grams 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.9 1.0 1.6 0.5 1.5 0.0
500 to 749 grams 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
750 to 999 grams 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
1,000 to 1,249 grams 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
1,250 to 1,499 grams 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0
1,500 to 2,499 grams 4.6 4.3 4.7 5.0 4.5 5.9 3.5 3.8 0.0
1,500 to 1,749 grams 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0
1,750 to 1,999 grams 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6 1.6 0.0 0.5 0.0
2,000 to 2,249 grams 1.2 1.0 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.6 1.1 1.3 0.0
2,250 to 2,499 grams 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.7 1.9 2.0 0.0
2,500 to 4,499 grams 91.9 90.6 90.8 91.5 91.7 90.3 89.4 90.6 0.0
2,500 to 2,749 grams 4.4 3.9 3.7 4.6 4.2 1.6 2.2 3.6 0.0
2,750 to 2,999 grams 8.8 7.5 7.6 9.4 8.9 6.5 4.3 8.7 0.0
3,000 to 3,249 grams 14.9 13.5 13.0 15.2 14.6 10.8 10.9 16.3 0.0
3,250 to 3,499 grams 19.2 18.0 17.8 18.9 18.7 17.7 21.2 18.3 0.0
3,500 to 3,749 grams 18.8 18.0 19.2 18.8 18.7 18.3 19.6 20.1 0.0
3,750 to 3,999 grams 13.9 15.0 15.3 13.4 13.9 21.0 16.8 12.0 0.0
4,000 to 4,249 grams 8.0 9.1 9.2 7.6 8.7 10.2 9.2 7.9 0.0
4,250 to 4,499 grams 3.9 5.6 4.9 3.6 4.2 4.3 5.2 3.8 0.0
4,500 grams or more 2.5 4.1 3.9 2.4 2.7 2.2 6.5 4.1 0.0
4,500 to 4,749 grams 1.6 2.6 2.4 1.5 1.7 2.2 3.8 2.8 0.0
4,750 to 4,999 grams 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.0 2.2 0.8 0.0
5,000 to 5,249 grams 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
5,250 to 5,499 grams 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
5,500 grams or more 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
Not stated 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Vital Statistics, Birth Database (CANSIM table 102-4509).