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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2009

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
347 Live Births 211 Deaths
171 Marriages 97 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2009
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 347 126,785
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 184
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 39 14,085
Low Birthweight Babies 31 11,484
Births to Unmarried Women 147 53,602

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2009
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 211 76,948
Unintentional Injury Deaths 11 4,158
Cancer Deaths 48 17,476
Homicides 2 562
Suicides 3 1,161
Infant Deaths 3 1,006

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2009
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 171 62,593

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2009
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 97 35,533

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.