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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2016

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
331 Live Births 248 Deaths
194 Marriages 90 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2016
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 331 120,765
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 0 73
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 20 7,183
Low Birthweight Babies 31 11,156
Births to Unmarried Women 134 48,789

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2016
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 248 90,498
Unintentional Injury Deaths 15 5,491
Cancer Deaths 53 19,526
Homicides 2 736
Suicides 4 1,373
Infant Deaths 2 873

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2016
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 194 70,699

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2016
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 90 32,960

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.