Childbirth

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered at on 7 May 2024.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) male and (b) female live births there were in each lower layer super output area in each year since 2007.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Business and Trade) (Minister for Women)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published Births by Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA), England and Wales: mid-year periods (1 July to 30 June) 2000 to 2021. This is available at the following link:

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths/adhocs/15357birthsbylowerlayersuperoutputarealsoaenglandandwalesmidyearperiods1julyto30june2000to2021.

The ONS has also published Births by Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA) in England and Wales mid-year 2021 to 2022. This is available at the following link:

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths/adhocs/2006birthsbylowerlayersuperoutputarealsoainenglandandwalesmidyear2021to2022.

Both releases include a breakdown of births by gender. Information from 2023 onwards is not available in the requested format.

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