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SUMMARY STATISTICS

Occurrence statistics include all events recorded in Vermont, including those involving visitors living outside Vermont. Resident statistics are limited to the events involving people with legal residence in Vermont, including events occurring outside Vermont. In 1996, reports of births and deaths to Vermonters were received from 28 states and from Canada.

SUMMARY OF 1996 VITAL EVENTS

 

 

Occurrence

Number

 

Resident

Number

 

Resident

Rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Births

 

6,461

 

6,752

 

11.5/1,000 population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deaths

 

4,938

 

4,864

 

8.3/1,000 population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Increase

 

NA

 

1,888

 

3.2/1,000 population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Infant Deaths

 

48

 

48

 

7.1/1,000 live births

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fetal Deaths

 

33

 

28*

 

4.1/1,000 live births
and fetal deaths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abortions

 

2,139

 

1,673*

 

12.4/1,000 women
ages 15 to 44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marriages

 

5,957

 

 

 

10.1/1,000 population**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Divorces

 

2,522

 

 

 

4.3/1,000 population**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1996 population: 588,654

* Does not include out-of-state occurrences.

** Based on number of occurrences.

NA = Not Applicable

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