Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report 1995, Volume 1
SUMMARY OF OREGON VITAL EVENTS, 1995
Population increased 50,000, or 1.6 percent over 1994.
LIVE BIRTHS RESIDENTS
Number increased by 883. Crude rate remained unchanged from 1994, the lowest since 1935. The fertility rate increased slightly.
CRUDE RATE 13.6
FERTILITY RATE 62.3
Marriages up in number by 98. Rate decreased slightly.
Number of divorces decreased by 555. Rate decreased by 3.9 percent.
UNMARRIED MOTHERS RESIDENTS
Proportion of births to unmarried mothers increased 0.7 percent. Proportion of unmarried mothers to total births highest ever. Proportion has increased 16 years in a row.
LOW BIRTHWEIGHT INFANTS RESIDENTS
Number of low birthweight infants increased by 128. Rate increased by 3.6 percent.
INDUCED ABORTIONS OCCURRENCE
The number of reported abortions increased by 687, an increase of 5.1 percent. The abortion ratio increased by 2.7 percent.
Crude birth, death, marriage, and divorce rates are per 1,000 population; fertility rate per 1,000 15-44 year old females; unmarried mother ratio and low birthweight rate, per 1,000 live resident births; induced abortion ratio per 1,000 live occurrence births.
Return to Table of Contents
Return to List of Figures and Tables