Fertility Rate

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Age specific fertility rates (asfr) by age group and quarter and total period fertility rates (tpfr) by quarter, based on the year of registration of birth. Age specific fertility rates (asfr) by age group and total period fertility rates (tpfr), based on the year of occurrence of birth.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

Compiled by the CSO based on records provided by the General Register Office (GRO).

Scope

All births registered in Ireland.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar quarter and calendar year

Start date

1955 (annual), 2004 (quarterly)

Timeliness

6 months after the end of the reference year (year of registration of birth), about 24 months after the end of the reference year (year of occurrence of birth)

Classifications

  • Age (year of registration of birth)
    Less than 20 years; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45+ years .
  • Age (year of occurrence of birth)
    15-19 years; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49 years.

Theme

People and Society - Births, Deaths and Marriages

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2017-05-23

Keywords

age-specific asfr birth births fertility general gro mother mothers occurrence office period rates register registration society specific total tpfr