Vital Statistics

Vital Statistics cover vital events in the country i.e. Births, Deaths and Marriages. The analysis includes among others, age of mother, marital status, and place of occurrence for births, age at marriage, previous marital status, occupation, and causes of death, age at death, and place of occurrence for deaths.

Indicators Produced include:

  • Percent birth registration
  • Percent health facility deliveries
  • Nuptial Births
  • Crude Birth Rate
  • Sex ratio at birth
  • Mean age at birth
  • Mean age at marriage- bachelor
  • Mean age at marriage – Spinster
  • Crude marriage rate
  • First marriage for both (Percentage)
  • Percent Death registration
  • Infant mortality Rate
  • Crude death rate
Vital Statisctics
Birth (registered)20172016
Male number 21 940 25,258
Female number 21 35024,726
Totalnumber 43 290 49,984
Sex ratio ratio 102.8102.2
Nuptial births Percent 26.4 28.3
Ex-nuptial births Percent 73.671.7
Mean age of mother at birth years 2828.5
Birth registration Percent94.792
Health facility deliveriesPercent 99.799.8