Figures for Fertility: Overview, 2008

Figure 1
Births in Canada, 1926 to 2008

Data table for figure 1

Figure 1 Births in Canada, 1926 to 2008

Source: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.

Figure 2
Average age of mother by birth order, Canada, 1945 to 2008

Data table for figure 2

Figure 2 Average age of mother by birth order, Canada, 1945 to 2008

Note: Births to mothers for whom the age is unknown were prorated.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics and Demography Division, demographic estimates.

Figure 3
Fertility rate by age group, Canada, 1926 to 2008

Data table for figure 3

Figure 3 Fertility rate by age group, Canada, 1926 to 2008

Note: Births to mothers for whom the age is unknown were prorated.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics and Demography Division, demographic estimates.

Figure 4
Fertility rate by age for selected cohorts, Canada

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Figure 4 Fertility rate by age for selected cohorts, Canada

Note: Births to mothers for whom the age is unknown were prorated.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics and Demography Division, demographic estimates.

Figure 5
Total fertility rate, 1926 to 2008 and completed fertility rate, 1911 to 1979

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Figure 5 Total fertility rate, 1926 to 2008 and completed fertility rate, 1906 to 1980

Note: Births to mothers for whom the age is unknown were prorated.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics and Demography Division, demographic estimates.

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