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Table 7-3
Live births, by birth weight and geography — Females

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Females: Part 1
Birth weight Place of residence of mother
Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario
  number
Total 179,527 2,230 716 4,306 3,443 41,143 67,625
Less than 500 grams 168 7 1 1 2 50 32
500 to 1,499 grams 1,601 23 5 38 28 328 617
500 to 749 grams 304 4 0 8 5 69 106
750 to 999 grams 337 3 1 9 10 66 140
1,000 to 1,249 grams 408 4 2 9 5 79 158
1,250 to 1,499 grams 552 12 2 12 8 114 213
1,500 to 2,499 grams 9,746 105 34 225 149 2,157 3,824
1,500 to 1,749 grams 778 9 2 26 10 158 308
1,750 to 1,999 grams 1,355 7 8 31 14 310 540
2,000 to 2,249 grams 2,573 28 9 51 44 525 1,006
2,250 to 2,499 grams 5,040 61 15 117 81 1,164 1,970
2,500 to 4,499 grams 165,697 2,036 661 3,977 3,207 38,199 62,352
2,500 to 2,749 grams 10,637 103 24 226 190 2,471 4,199
2,750 to 2,999 grams 21,070 219 83 401 369 5,036 8,197
3,000 to 3,249 grams 32,909 325 100 766 573 8,112 12,345
3,250 to 3,499 grams 36,946 482 151 874 703 8,629 13,923
3,500 to 3,749 grams 31,054 393 147 788 605 7,041 11,538
3,750 to 3,999 grams 19,536 292 98 553 428 4,229 7,191
4,000 to 4,249 grams 9,560 159 42 248 234 1,940 3,527
4,250 to 4,499 grams 3,985 63 16 121 105 741 1,432
4,500 grams or more 2,263 57 15 65 57 393 790
4,500 to 4,749 grams 1,470 32 6 43 41 265 490
4,750 to 4,999 grams 532 17 4 13 10 86 210
5,000 to 5,249 grams 187 6 4 5 3 31 66
5,250 to 5,499 grams 45 1 0 2 1 9 15
5,500 grams or more 29 1 1 2 2 2 9
Not stated 52 2 0 0 0 16 10
  percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 500 grams 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
500 to 1,499 grams 0.9 1.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9
500 to 749 grams 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
750 to 999 grams 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2
1,000 to 1,249 grams 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
1,250 to 1,499 grams 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3
1,500 to 2,499 grams 5.4 4.7 4.7 5.2 4.3 5.2 5.7
1,500 to 1,749 grams 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.5
1,750 to 1,999 grams 0.8 0.3 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.8
2,000 to 2,249 grams 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.5
2,250 to 2,499 grams 2.8 2.7 2.1 2.7 2.4 2.8 2.9
2,500 to 4,499 grams 92.3 91.3 92.3 92.4 93.1 92.8 92.2
2,500 to 2,749 grams 5.9 4.6 3.4 5.2 5.5 6.0 6.2
2,750 to 2,999 grams 11.7 9.8 11.6 9.3 10.7 12.2 12.1
3,000 to 3,249 grams 18.3 14.6 14.0 17.8 16.6 19.7 18.3
3,250 to 3,499 grams 20.6 21.6 21.1 20.3 20.4 21.0 20.6
3,500 to 3,749 grams 17.3 17.6 20.5 18.3 17.6 17.1 17.1
3,750 to 3,999 grams 10.9 13.1 13.7 12.8 12.4 10.3 10.6
4,000 to 4,249 grams 5.3 7.1 5.9 5.8 6.8 4.7 5.2
4,250 to 4,499 grams 2.2 2.8 2.2 2.8 3.0 1.8 2.1
4,500 grams or more 1.3 2.6 2.1 1.5 1.7 1.0 1.2
4,500 to 4,749 grams 0.8 1.4 0.8 1.0 1.2 0.6 0.7
4,750 to 4,999 grams 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3
5,000 to 5,249 grams 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
5,250 to 5,499 grams 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
5,500 grams or more 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Not stated 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Females: Part 2
Birth weight Place of residence of mother
Canada Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut Unknown
  number
Total 179,527 7,472 6,479 24,063 21,122 169 357 401 1
Less than 500 grams 168 8 5 39 23 0 0 0 0
500 to 1,499 grams 1,601 60 59 247 184 0 6 6 0
500 to 749 grams 304 12 18 51 30 0 0 1 0
750 to 999 grams 337 14 7 46 39 0 0 2 0
1,000 to 1,249 grams 408 17 13 64 51 0 5 1 0
1,250 to 1,499 grams 552 17 21 86 64 0 1 2 0
1,500 to 2,499 grams 9,746 378 313 1,443 1,077 9 10 22 0
1,500 to 1,749 grams 778 27 28 117 93 0 0 0 0
1,750 to 1,999 grams 1,355 52 46 197 141 1 3 5 0
2,000 to 2,249 grams 2,573 91 89 423 294 3 2 8 0
2,250 to 2,499 grams 5,040 208 150 706 549 5 5 9 0
2,500 to 4,499 grams 165,697 6,875 5,969 22,031 19,540 156 327 366 1
2,500 to 2,749 grams 10,637 392 347 1,481 1,158 10 10 26 0
2,750 to 2,999 grams 21,070 714 637 2,938 2,380 18 26 51 1
3,000 to 3,249 grams 32,909 1,257 1,087 4,403 3,801 29 46 65 0
3,250 to 3,499 grams 36,946 1,486 1,254 4,942 4,303 33 77 89 0
3,500 to 3,749 grams 31,054 1,351 1,200 4,034 3,789 43 63 62 0
3,750 to 3,999 grams 19,536 950 792 2,526 2,364 13 55 45 0
4,000 to 4,249 grams 9,560 468 458 1,222 1,202 6 36 18 0
4,250 to 4,499 grams 3,985 257 194 485 543 4 14 10 0
4,500 grams or more 2,263 150 133 302 277 4 14 6 0
4,500 to 4,749 grams 1,470 93 92 213 182 1 8 4 0
4,750 to 4,999 grams 532 32 28 59 68 1 4 0 0
5,000 to 5,249 grams 187 16 8 23 21 1 1 2 0
5,250 to 5,499 grams 45 3 3 6 4 1 0 0 0
5,500 grams or more 29 6 2 1 2 0 1 0 0
Not stated 52 1 0 1 21 0 0 1 0
  percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 500 grams 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
500 to 1,499 grams 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.0 1.7 1.5 0.0
500 to 749 grams 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
750 to 999 grams 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
1,000 to 1,249 grams 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0 1.4 0.2 0.0
1,250 to 1,499 grams 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.0
1,500 to 2,499 grams 5.4 5.1 4.8 6.0 5.1 5.3 2.8 5.5 0.0
1,500 to 1,749 grams 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1,750 to 1,999 grams 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.0
2,000 to 2,249 grams 1.4 1.2 1.4 1.8 1.4 1.8 0.6 2.0 0.0
2,250 to 2,499 grams 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.9 2.6 3.0 1.4 2.2 0.0
2,500 to 4,499 grams 92.3 92.0 92.1 91.6 92.5 92.3 91.6 91.3 100.0
2,500 to 2,749 grams 5.9 5.2 5.4 6.2 5.5 5.9 2.8 6.5 0.0
2,750 to 2,999 grams 11.7 9.6 9.8 12.2 11.3 10.7 7.3 12.7 100.0
3,000 to 3,249 grams 18.3 16.8 16.8 18.3 18.0 17.2 12.9 16.2 0.0
3,250 to 3,499 grams 20.6 19.9 19.4 20.5 20.4 19.5 21.6 22.2 0.0
3,500 to 3,749 grams 17.3 18.1 18.5 16.8 17.9 25.4 17.6 15.5 0.0
3,750 to 3,999 grams 10.9 12.7 12.2 10.5 11.2 7.7 15.4 11.2 0.0
4,000 to 4,249 grams 5.3 6.3 7.1 5.1 5.7 3.6 10.1 4.5 0.0
4,250 to 4,499 grams 2.2 3.4 3.0 2.0 2.6 2.4 3.9 2.5 0.0
4,500 grams or more 1.3 2.0 2.1 1.3 1.3 2.4 3.9 1.5 0.0
4,500 to 4,749 grams 0.8 1.2 1.4 0.9 0.9 0.6 2.2 1.0 0.0
4,750 to 4,999 grams 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.6 1.1 0.0 0.0
5,000 to 5,249 grams 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.0
5,250 to 5,499 grams 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
5,500 grams or more 0.0 0.1 0.0 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 0.2 0.0
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Vital Statistics, Birth Database (CANSIM table 102-4509).