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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 1999, reports of births and deaths to Vermonters were received from 28 states.

SUMMARY OF 1999 VITAL EVENTS

 

Occurrence

Number

Resident

Number

Resident

Rate

             

Births

6,220

6,560

11.0/1,000 population

Deaths

4,909

4,983

8.4/1,000 population

Natural Increase

NA

1,577

2.7/1,000 population

Infant Deaths

36

37

5.6/1,000 live births

Fetal Deaths

29

29*

4.4/1,000 live births and fetal deaths

Abortions

1,748

1,454*

10.9/1,000 women ages 15 to 44

Marriages

6,056

NA

10.2/1,000 population**

Divorces

2,652

NA

4.5/1,000 population**

1999 population: 593,740

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* Does not include out-of-state occurrences

** Based on number of occurrences

NA Not Applicable

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