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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2011

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
330 Live Births 218 Deaths
178 Marriages 99 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2011
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 330 120,403
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 0 146
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 30 11,061
Low Birthweight Babies 30 10,885
Births to Unmarried Women 135 49,182

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2011
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 218 79,680
Unintentional Injury Deaths 12 4,239
Cancer Deaths 50 18,201
Homicides 1 519
Suicides 3 1,196
Infant Deaths 2 866

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2011
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 178 64,789

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2011
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 99 36,044

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.