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Table 8-2
Live births, by weeks of gestation and geography — Males

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Males: Part 1
Weeks of gestation 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
42 weeks or more 1,156 7 3 43 10 188 253
37 to 41 weeks 171,770 2,125 604 4,164 3,419 39,701 64,616
37 to 39 weeks 95,958 1,055 325 2,151 1,834 22,908 36,843
40 to 41 weeks 75,812 1,070 279 2,013 1,585 16,793 27,773
Less than 37 weeks 15,328 189 64 355 273 3,328 5,937
28 to 36 weeks 14,460 178 61 340 255 3,128 5,630
28 to 31 weeks 1,321 17 10 37 28 275 499
32 to 33 weeks 1,857 25 7 50 35 363 709
34 to 36 weeks 11,282 136 44 253 192 2,490 4,422
20 to 27 weeks 844 11 3 13 18 193 305
20 to 23 weeks 258 6 0 6 8 52 88
24 to 27 weeks 586 5 3 7 10 141 217
Less than 20 weeks 24 0 0 2 0 7 2
Not stated 83 2 2 0 1 27 5
  percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
42 weeks or more 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.4
37 to 41 weeks 91.2 91.5 89.7 91.3 92.3 91.8 91.3
37 to 39 weeks 51.0 45.4 48.3 47.2 49.5 53.0 52.0
40 to 41 weeks 40.3 46.1 41.5 44.1 42.8 38.8 39.2
Less than 37 weeks 8.1 8.1 9.5 7.8 7.4 7.7 8.4
28 to 36 weeks 7.7 7.7 9.1 7.5 6.9 7.2 8.0
28 to 31 weeks 0.7 0.7 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.7
32 to 33 weeks 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.8 1.0
34 to 36 weeks 6.0 5.9 6.5 5.5 5.2 5.8 6.2
20 to 27 weeks 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.4
20 to 23 weeks 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
24 to 27 weeks 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
Less than 20 weeks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Not stated 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
Males: Part 2
Weeks of gestation 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
42 weeks or more 1,156 254 101 142 132 7 15 1 0
37 to 41 weeks 171,770 6,908 6,175 22,669 20,561 159 327 342 0
37 to 39 weeks 95,958 3,351 3,123 12,675 11,196 91 157 249 0
40 to 41 weeks 75,812 3,557 3,052 9,994 9,365 68 170 93 0
Less than 37 weeks 15,328 644 493 2,154 1,800 20 26 45 0
28 to 36 weeks 14,460 599 476 2,015 1,694 18 25 41 0
28 to 31 weeks 1,321 56 38 194 162 2 2 1 0
32 to 33 weeks 1,857 70 70 280 234 3 4 7 0
34 to 36 weeks 11,282 473 368 1,541 1,298 13 19 33 0
20 to 27 weeks 844 41 17 130 106 2 1 4 0
20 to 23 weeks 258 18 2 50 26 2 0 0 0
24 to 27 weeks 586 23 15 80 80 0 1 4 0
Less than 20 weeks 24 4 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
Not stated 83 7 0 0 34 0 0 5 0
  percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 0.0
42 weeks or more 0.6 3.3 1.5 0.6 0.6 3.8 4.1 0.3 0.0
37 to 41 weeks 91.2 88.4 91.2 90.8 91.3 85.5 88.9 87.0 0.0
37 to 39 weeks 51.0 42.9 46.1 50.8 49.7 48.9 42.7 63.4 0.0
40 to 41 weeks 40.3 45.5 45.1 40.0 41.6 36.6 46.2 23.7 0.0
Less than 37 weeks 8.1 8.2 7.3 8.6 8.0 10.8 7.1 11.5 0.0
28 to 36 weeks 7.7 7.7 7.0 8.1 7.5 9.7 6.8 10.4 0.0
28 to 31 weeks 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.0
32 to 33 weeks 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.6 1.1 1.8 0.0
34 to 36 weeks 6.0 6.1 5.4 6.2 5.8 7.0 5.2 8.4 0.0
20 to 27 weeks 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.5 1.1 0.3 1.0 0.0
20 to 23 weeks 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
24 to 27 weeks 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.0
Less than 20 weeks 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Not stated 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Vital Statistics, Birth Database (CANSIM table 102-4512).