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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2010

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
335 Live Births 215 Deaths
172 Marriages 98 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2010
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 335 122,302
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 0 163
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 34 12,303
Low Birthweight Babies 31 11,152
Births to Unmarried Women 141 51,333

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2010
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 215 78,604
Unintentional Injury Deaths 11 4,130
Cancer Deaths 49 18,013
Homicides 1 536
Suicides 3 1,160
Infant Deaths 2 854

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2010
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 172 62,645

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2010
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 98 35,827

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.