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 2002, reports of births and deaths to Vermonters were received from 30 states.

SUMMARY OF 2002 VITAL EVENTS

 Occurrence

 Number

 Resident

 Number

 Resident

 Rate

 Births

6,107 6,386

 10.4 / 1,000 population

 Deaths

5,060 5,069

 8.2 / 1,000 population

 Natural Increase

N/A 1,317

 2.1 / 1,000 population

 Infant Deaths

23 27

 4.2 / 1,000 live births

 Fetal Deaths

23 23(1)

 3.6 / 1,000 live births and fetal deaths

 Abortions

1,635 1,411(1)

 10.9 / 1,000 women ages 15 to 44

 Marriages

6,011 N/A

 9.8 / 1,000 population (2)

 Divorces

2,653 N/A

 4.3 / 1,000 population (2)

 Civil Unions

1,707 N/A

 2.8 / 1,000 population (2)

 Dissolutions

9 N/A

 (3)

2002 population: 615,611

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