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Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report

     Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report 1995, Volume 1

TABLE 2-4.

RESIDENT BIRTHS BY RACE OF MOTHER, OREGON, 1974-1995

    
                WHITE  AFRICAN      CHINESE        OTHER 
                       AMERICAN           JAPANESE   &   HISPANIC
                               INDIAN               UNK.
YEAR   TOTAL                       

1974   32,506   31,508   569     341    66    80    243     *
1975   33,352   31,910   614     389    81    80    278     *
1976   34,840   33,369   586     356    88    81    340     *
1977   37,467   35,843   693     354    85    94    398     *
1978   38,964   37,197   751     374    86    94    462     *
1979   41,564   39,623   766     426   115    90    544     *
1980   43,091   40,787   792     475   140    96    801     *
1981   42,974   39,308   743     480   121   112  1,064   1,146
1982   41,012   37,355   773     468   156   131    941   1,188
1983   39,949   36,654   775     486   141   104    743   1,046
1984   39,536   36,146   725     497   148   104    770   1,146
1985   39,419   35,877   784     519   141   129    745   1,224
1986   38,850   35,190   755     524   163   129    768   1,321
1987   38,674   34,774   816     548   178   120    762   1,476
1988   39,850   35,541   888     596   201   125    865   1,634
1989   41,223   38,294   905     705   222   150    947   2,233
1990   42,830   39,808   917     745   230   162    968   2,969
1991   42,458   39,408   966     653   222   125  1,084   3,278
1992   41,941   38,873   955     665   231   122  1,095   3,549
1993   41,566   38,595   891     570   212   106  1,192   4,004
1994   41,832   38,723   944     621   213    97  1,234   4,368
1995   42,715   39,566   872     628   222   110  1,317   4,996

      
  
Before 1981, Hispanic ethnicity was not recorded.
Between 1981 and 1988, Hispanic ethnicity was recorded as a race category.
Since 1989, Hispanic ethnicity has been recorded separately from race and Hispanic mothers are included in all racial categories.
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