The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.
Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your question about how many births there were in the UK in each year since 1995. (126143)
The latest year for which figures are available is 2005, The table below shows the number of live births in the UK each year between 1995 and 2005.
|Live births, United Kingdom, 1995 to 2005|
|Number of live births|
In compiling total live births for the UK, figures for live births in England and Wales relate to the number occurring in each calendar year, while for Scotland and Northern Ireland figures relate to the number of live births registered in each calendar year.