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Table 12-1
Live births and fetal deaths (stillbirths), by geography — Type of birth (single or multiple)

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Type of birth (single or multiple)
Place of residence of mother Type of birth
Total Single Multiple
Total, births Live births Fetal deaths (stillbirths) Total, births Live births Fetal deaths (stillbirths) Total, births Live births Fetal deaths (stillbirths)
  number
Canada 370,501 367,864 2,637 358,744 356,305 2,439 11,757 11,559 198
Newfoundland and Labrador 4,588 4,553 35 4,454 4,421 33 134 132 2
Prince Edward Island 1,400 1,389 11 1,347 1,336 11 53 53 0
Nova Scotia 8,962 8,868 94 8,670 8,582 88 292 286 6
New Brunswick 7,192 7,146 46 6,995 6,954 41 197 192 5
Quebec 84,746 84,387 359 82,311 81,968 343 2,435 2,419 16
Ontario 139,580 138,436 1,144 134,872 133,825 1,047 4,708 4,611 97
Manitoba 15,407 15,285 122 14,969 14,854 115 438 431 7
Saskatchewan 13,345 13,248 97 12,937 12,850 87 408 398 10
Alberta 49,388 49,028 360 47,768 47,429 339 1,620 1,599 21
British Columbia 44,004 43,649 355 42,568 42,245 323 1,436 1,404 32
Yukon 356 355 1 340 339 1 16 16 0
Northwest Territories 732 725 7 722 717 5 10 8 2
Nunavut 800 794 6 790 784 6 10 10 0
Unknown 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Vital Statistics, Birth and Stillbirth Databases (CANSIM table 102-4515).