In the September 2012 year:
- 60,462 live births and 29,956 deaths were registered in New Zealand, resulting in a natural increase (live births minus deaths) of 30,506.
- There were 1,799 fewer births and 249 more deaths compared with the September 2011 year.
- The total fertility rate was 2.0 births per woman.
- The infant mortality rate was 4.6 deaths per 1,000 live births.
||20 November 2012