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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2005

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
337 Live Births 204 Deaths
174 Marriages 98 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2005
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 337 123,040
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 255
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 38 13,920
Low Birthweight Babies 31 11,353
Births to Unmarried Women 129 47,248

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2005
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 204 74,376
Unintentional Injury Deaths 11 4,084
Cancer Deaths 46 16,675
Homicides 2 655
Suicides 3 995
Infant Deaths 3 1,077

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2005
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 174 63,384

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2005
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 98 35,684

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.