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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2008

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
358 Live Births 211 Deaths
176 Marriages 98 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2008
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 358 130,758
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 235
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 41 15,128
Low Birthweight Babies 33 11,929
Births to Unmarried Women 151 54,952

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2008
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 211 77,057
Unintentional Injury Deaths 12 4,257
Cancer Deaths 48 17,403
Homicides 2 664
Suicides 3 1,160
Infant Deaths 3 1,066

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2008
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 176 64,308

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2008
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 98 35,618

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.