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TABLE A-1
VITAL STATISTICS SUMMARY OF VERMONT
1857- 2000

			             LIVE BIRTHS     		        LOW					
                                        CRUDE			        BIRTH	    DEATHS			  NEONATAL		                                                    
 					BIRTH	FERT   	  PREGNANCIES   WEIGHT		CRUDE	INFANT DEATHS	   DEATHS       FETAL DEATHS   ABORTION	    MARRIAGES	  DIVORCES     CIVIL UNIONS
YEAR	     POPULATIONa        NUMBER	RATEb	RATEc    NUMBERb RATEc  PERCENT NUMBER	RATEb	NUMBER	RATEe   NUMBER RATEe   NUMBER	RATIOf	RATIOf    NUMBER RATEb  NUMBER	RATEb  NUMBER  RATEb

1857g	     315,098h		6538i	  i 	    i	  6592	    i		3458	   i	 450	    i	   UNKNOWN	  54	 8.3i		  1941	   i	    UNKNOWN
1880g	     332,286		6404	19.3	 85.9	  6632	  89.0		5032	15.1	 722	122.7	   UNKNOWN	 228	35.6		  2697	  8.1	  129	 0.4	
1900g	     343,641		7047	20.5	 92.6	  7356	  96.6		5595	16.3	 840	119.2	   UNKNOWN	 309	43.8		  2905	  8.5	  235	 0.7	
1920g	     352,428		7500	21.3    100.1	  7778	 103.8		5593	15.9	 724	 96.5	   UNKNOWN	 278	37.1		  3720	 10.6	  541	 1.5	
1930g	     359,611		6789	18.9	 90.6	  7004	  93.5		4778	13.3	 468	 68.9	 283	41.7	 215	31.7		  2866	  8.0	  372	 1.0	
1940g	     359,231		6674	18.6	 86.6	  6874	  89.2		4579	12.7	 300	 45.0	 205	30.7	 173	25.9		  4906	 13.7	  428	 1.2	
1945g	     368,500		6569	17.8	 83.0	  6706	  84.7		3943	10.7	 225	 34.2	 146	16.4	 143	21.8		  3569	  9.4	  678	 1.8	

1950g	     377,747		8754	23.2    110.8	  8897	 112.6		4170	11.0	 217	 24.8	 144	16.4	 143	16.3		  3569	  9.4	  678	 1.8
1955	     383,800		9200	24.0    122.1	  9344	 124.0		4167	10.8	 243	 26.4	 187	20.3	 144	15.7		  3378	  8.8	  533	 1.4	
1960	     389,881		9279	23.8	126.0	  9395	 127.6	  7.0	4382	11.2	 223	 24.0	 173	18.6	 116	12.5		  3253	  8.3	  460	 1.2	
1965	     408,500		7885	19.3	 99.7	  7993	 101.5	  7.4	4542	11.1	 173	 21.9	 126	16.0	 108	13.7		  3646	  8.9	  591	 1.4	
1970	     444,732		8420	18.9	 92.5	  8532	  93.7	  7.4	4447	10.0	 148	 17.6	 121	14.4	 112	13.3		  4517	 10.1	 1039	 2.3	
1975	     478,832		6714	14.0	 63.6	  8218	  77.8	  6.4	4255	 8.9	  92	 13.7	  70	10.4	  55j	 8.2	215.8	  4560	  9.5	 1958	 4.1	 

1980	     511,456		7783	15.2	 63.3	 10360	  84.2	  5.9	4588	 9.0	  85	 10.9	  48	 6.2	  46	 5.9	325.6	  5239	 10.2	 2638	 5.2	
1981	     515,050		7955	15.5	 64.1	 10567	  85.0	  6.1	4333	 8.4	  63	  7.9	  36	 4.5	  50	 6.3	322.1	  5249	 10.2	 2301	 4.5	
1982	     518,692		8028	15.5	 64.2	 10671	  85.1	  5.9	4479	 8.7	  75	  9.3	  49	 6.1	  54	 6.7	322.5	  5570	 10.7	 2620	 5.1	
1983	     522,924		7950	15.2	 62.9	 10420	  82.4	  5.9	4579	 8.8	  69	  8.7	  49	 6.2	  37	 4.7	306.0	  5600	 10.7	 2575	 4.9	
1984	     527,154		7940	15.1	 62.3	 10430	  81.7	  6.1	4508	 8.6	  70	  8.8	  44	 5.5	  53	 6.7	307.2	  5442	 10.3	 2354	 4.5	
1985	     531,394		8027	15.1	 62.4	 10569	  82.0	  6.0	4657	 8.8	  68	  8.5	  42	 5.2	  50	 6.2	310.5	  5549	 10.4	 2355	 4.4	
1986	     536,467		8097	15.1	 62.3	 10593	  81.3	  5.2	4760	 8.9	  83	 10.3	  63	 7.8	  44	 5.4	302.8	  5698	 10.6	 2410	 4.5	
1987	     542,395		8124	15.0	 61.6	 10460	  79.2	  5.3	4770	 8.8	  68	  8.4	  42	 5.2	  41	 5.0	282.5	  5914	 10.9	 2426	 4.5	
1988	     550,013		8116	14.8	 60.6	 10506	  78.4	  5.1	4660	 8.5	  53	  6.5	  32	 3.9	  44	 5.4	289.1	  6125	 11.1	 2588	 4.7	
1989	     558,484		8490	15.2	 62.5	 10821	  79.5	  5.4	4577	 8.2	  58	  6.8	  40	 4.7	  39	 4.6	270.0	  6151	 11.0	 2524	 4.5	

1990	     562,758		8292	14.7	 60.6	 10566	  77.1	  5.3	4590	 8.2	  54	  6.5	  30	 3.6	  40	 4.8	270.2	  6189	 11.0	 2502	 4.4	
1991	     566,792		7963	14.0	 58.6	 10094	  74.3	  5.7	4564	 8.1	  46	  5.8	  31	 3.9	  46	 5.8	262.0	  5818	 10.3	 2883	 5.1	
1992	     571,157		7729	13.5	 57.1	  9724	  71.9	  5.6	4784	 8.4	  54	  7.0	  29	 3.8	  43	 5.6	252.2	  5965	 10.4	 2774	 4.9	
1993	     579,312		7446	12.9	 54.9	  9298	  68.6	  5.7	4934	 8.5	  50	  6.7	  34	 4.6	  25	 3.4	245.4	  5945	 10.3	 2877	 5.0	
1994	     585,544		7396	12.6	 54.6	  9173	  67.8	  6.1	4781	 8.2	  55	  7.4	  35	 4.7	  28	 3.8	236.5	  6085	 10.4	 2668	 4.6	
1995	     591,837		6783	11.5	 50.2	  8562	  63.4	  5.4	4949	 8.4	  41	  6.0	  29	 4.3	  24	 3.5	258.7	  6000	 10.1	 2520	 4.3	
1996	     597,194		6752	11.3	 50.1	  8471	  63.0	  6.2	4864	 8.1	  48	  7.1	  31	 4.6	  28	 4.1	250.4	  5957	 10.0	 2522	 4.2	
1997	     597,641		6602	11.0	 49.6	  8256	  62.1	  6.3	5041	 8.4	  40	  6.1	  28	 4.2	  28	 4.2	246.3	  5968	 10.0	 2673	 4.5	
1998	     600,269		6569	10.9	 49.8	  8103	  61.5	  6.6	4933	 8.2	  47	  7.2	  39	 5.9	  21	 3.2	230.3	  5934	  9.9	 2592	 4.3	
1999	     604,210		6560	10.9	 50.0	  8043	  61.4	  5.7	4983	 8.2	  37	  5.6	  21	 3.2	  29	 4.4	221.6	  6056	 10.0	 2652	 4.4  

2000	     608,827		6501	10.7	 49.7	  8063	  61.2	  6.1	5127	 8.4	  39	  6.0	  25	 3.8	  32	 4.9	226.7	  6271	 10.3	 2526	 4.1	1704j	2.8


a. Population is the census population for those years when the census was taken and is the mid-year estimate for non-census years.

Note that mid-year population estimates are revised after each census is taken, so the 1991-1999 population figures and rates in this table differ from those presented in older publications.

b. Rate per 1000 population.

c. Rate per 1000 women ages 15-44.

d. Number of pregnancies includes Live Births and Fetal Deaths for 1857 - 1972, and Live Births, Fetal Deaths, and Abortions or 1973 - present.

e. Rate per 1000 Live Births.

f. Events per 1000 Live Births.

g. Data for these years is based on occurrence returns only.

h. 1857 population is the 1860 census population.

i. 1857 was the first year that town clerks were required to report vital events to the Secretary of State and returns for that year are incomplete.

j. July through December 2000 only.