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Fertility rate. By age of mother Catalonia
2021 (p) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1991 1986 1975
From 15 to 49 years 33.10 33.46 35.39 36.88 38.92 40.21 40.96 41.24 40.57 43.12 44.46 45.88 46.13 48.51 46.16 46.01 45.37 44.50 43.10 41.13 39.85 40.21 37.59 35.70 35.69 34.40 36.44 41.81 79.61
15 years 0.51 0.54 0.99 0.74 0.77 0.73 1.43 1.65 1.62 1.51 1.63 1.73 1.83 1.67 1.73 1.44 1.69 1.29 1.63 1.26 1.45 1.23 0.82 0.69 0.65 0.58 0.83 1.44 2.34
16 years 0.98 1.43 1.60 1.61 2.44 2.95 2.63 2.97 3.30 3.48 3.76 3.48 4.53 4.24 4.51 4.63 4.50 4.65 3.95 3.68 4.09 3.01 2.21 1.84 1.75 2.01 2.88 4.26 8.13
17 years 2.52 3.01 3.40 3.78 4.01 4.77 5.06 5.32 6.16 6.55 7.33 7.44 9.41 9.60 9.67 9.45 7.98 8.23 8.00 7.77 6.80 5.85 5.19 4.30 3.98 4.41 5.84 10.73 16.86
18 years 4.88 5.82 6.33 7.64 8.05 8.89 10.53 9.43 9.62 11.78 12.04 14.34 14.37 19.88 17.51 15.29 13.48 14.11 14.24 11.81 11.75 8.88 8.48 7.34 7.30 6.50 10.16 16.62 33.00
19 years 8.71 9.78 12.60 11.51 13.59 14.00 13.48 15.51 16.66 16.87 19.68 22.10 24.23 26.86 24.74 22.17 20.94 21.04 18.38 17.48 14.66 14.25 11.60 11.01 10.03 9.44 14.71 25.01 50.88
From 15 to 19 years 3.44 4.05 4.94 4.99 5.67 6.16 6.52 6.93 7.48 8.13 9.04 9.98 11.06 12.73 11.94 10.90 10.05 10.25 9.64 8.82 8.13 7.04 6.02 5.38 5.06 4.84 6.82 11.66 21.76
20 years 12.04 15.24 16.40 17.35 17.17 19.30 18.78 18.56 20.66 22.97 25.04 29.54 34.19 34.75 30.96 29.74 27.32 28.17 23.33 22.05 18.12 17.17 14.07 13.86 12.79 11.88 20.07 31.16 80.06
21 years 17.00 18.50 19.95 20.87 20.58 22.87 22.24 22.78 24.29 28.54 29.02 34.98 37.62 39.68 36.35 34.47 29.33 31.12 24.91 23.91 22.45 20.41 17.82 14.58 15.86 15.28 24.10 41.17 116.36
22 years 21.07 24.29 25.04 25.99 27.12 25.54 27.78 26.70 29.18 34.44 36.93 38.50 40.95 43.26 38.14 36.67 34.08 33.51 29.29 27.59 24.32 23.03 20.36 18.49 18.42 18.47 35.49 57.17 156.81
23 years 24.91 27.16 29.37 31.36 30.33 31.68 29.50 32.18 35.72 40.45 41.52 45.31 43.22 46.61 41.99 40.05 38.40 35.84 34.61 31.74 27.12 25.10 23.91 24.30 25.05 25.16 44.32 69.28 187.35
24 years 28.23 31.73 33.89 33.38 36.63 37.75 40.19 39.54 39.03 42.48 47.33 47.71 50.26 52.96 45.51 45.62 42.32 40.85 38.30 35.18 32.76 33.45 32.54 30.42 32.04 33.93 58.83 90.27 214.21
From 20 to 24 years 20.68 23.43 25.06 25.95 26.63 27.72 27.98 28.23 30.08 34.17 36.51 39.71 41.70 44.00 39.06 37.85 34.89 34.36 30.68 28.57 25.36 24.16 21.99 20.44 20.84 20.85 36.58 57.31 150.82
25 years 35.77 35.73 39.15 39.61 39.49 43.73 46.11 48.36 46.67 48.80 49.06 53.76 53.68 57.22 51.92 49.97 48.91 45.90 44.60 43.79 41.60 42.77 41.59 42.86 42.14 47.78 79.30 99.76 208.63
26 years 37.85 42.12 45.26 43.92 49.63 52.16 52.83 55.63 54.54 54.19 56.18 57.69 58.57 64.78 59.78 58.07 55.40 54.01 53.32 52.52 51.31 55.13 55.42 55.02 61.82 65.26 91.21 114.67 205.61
27 years 46.23 48.80 47.84 54.08 57.83 59.78 62.45 64.37 59.15 62.55 62.75 64.30 65.32 70.29 64.56 65.28 65.86 65.98 67.90 65.52 66.63 72.16 72.00 71.04 79.18 81.59 102.22 113.24 189.50
28 years 53.66 56.46 57.81 63.35 65.89 71.93 71.38 74.37 68.40 73.13 73.29 72.95 74.25 78.36 74.98 79.57 76.44 80.43 80.47 80.13 82.99 89.36 88.77 91.17 93.35 95.67 111.30 110.20 167.73
29 years 62.22 63.95 68.43 69.96 78.33 80.16 81.46 83.01 79.35 78.44 81.82 84.30 85.63 88.46 87.16 89.61 92.05 92.77 94.19 94.08 99.31 104.80 101.74 101.20 110.09 106.29 108.73 105.27 165.55
From 25 to 29 years 47.54 49.75 51.98 54.52 58.71 62.12 63.51 65.92 62.41 64.26 65.57 67.54 68.47 72.73 68.66 69.54 68.62 68.51 68.45 67.24 68.16 72.45 71.47 71.82 77.05 79.32 98.31 108.68 187.52
30 years 73.32 71.20 78.66 81.61 87.16 91.23 90.59 91.81 85.81 88.82 89.94 94.20 93.18 100.11 97.53 98.12 104.71 105.24 105.36 107.86 105.54 116.82 111.10 108.92 109.67 109.90 100.55 92.49 145.10
31 years 79.78 80.49 85.81 89.55 94.23 96.49 94.19 95.10 91.00 93.57 95.53 98.59 98.09 103.31 102.59 104.73 107.22 107.90 108.73 109.45 110.30 114.15 111.91 106.53 108.47 101.47 85.71 78.20 122.40
32 years 87.10 84.89 86.48 91.07 97.54 98.83 98.26 96.08 94.37 99.50 99.73 102.36 98.95 106.00 104.71 106.54 111.57 108.37 108.21 105.03 103.65 110.75 103.15 98.48 96.72 92.66 74.10 64.13 104.68
33 years 89.50 85.18 88.96 96.31 98.20 97.66 98.41 95.05 92.89 96.79 97.68 100.02 96.54 104.04 101.72 103.15 106.08 104.37 102.31 95.48 97.16 101.63 93.24 87.40 85.00 76.68 60.84 52.01 87.50
34 years 89.26 83.54 91.87 92.62 93.93 96.60 96.38 94.05 89.16 94.06 94.79 96.23 93.66 95.97 94.15 96.33 95.48 96.75 91.54 86.89 86.77 87.14 78.39 76.45 71.46 67.63 50.78 46.49 83.20
From 30 to 34 years 83.91 81.15 86.48 90.39 94.33 96.26 95.72 94.46 90.73 94.68 95.64 98.34 96.11 101.92 100.19 101.81 105.10 104.61 103.37 101.08 100.71 106.09 99.49 95.55 94.43 89.98 74.69 66.78 111.01
35 years 81.95 80.15 85.39 84.23 89.53 88.49 90.91 86.69 83.52 86.22 87.46 86.10 84.35 88.69 87.74 86.64 85.45 80.60 79.94 75.70 71.59 70.46 67.15 59.57 57.71 50.66 38.66 37.61 63.96
36 years 78.57 75.65 76.97 76.59 80.32 81.03 79.81 76.09 73.92 75.90 78.81 75.00 74.68 78.94 74.48 72.95 67.29 66.32 63.82 59.05 59.68 57.44 48.86 48.92 45.27 39.36 30.60 29.49 67.90
37 years 65.54 64.57 66.92 69.40 69.19 68.84 65.83 64.26 59.56 62.72 63.90 62.34 63.16 63.89 57.57 55.64 54.24 49.61 48.73 47.13 44.77 42.84 39.52 34.82 31.86 30.65 23.49 24.36 59.63
38 years 54.25 55.28 54.09 57.19 56.52 54.97 55.55 51.38 49.15 51.97 50.34 50.82 50.45 50.07 42.56 42.07 40.17 39.92 37.38 34.89 32.16 30.00 27.97 25.73 23.59 20.46 17.95 21.01 48.76
39 years 44.61 45.79 44.54 42.62 45.45 42.58 43.73 41.03 38.22 39.23 39.22 39.44 38.61 35.79 32.89 32.20 29.72 28.71 27.16 24.88 22.70 22.34 19.77 17.14 17.94 14.20 11.85 16.14 35.74
From 35 to 39 years 64.29 63.56 64.66 65.11 67.27 66.36 66.56 63.59 60.91 63.51 64.45 63.28 62.78 64.09 59.57 58.24 55.59 53.12 51.55 48.61 46.58 45.04 40.92 37.31 35.32 31.24 24.64 25.72 53.87
40 years 35.83 34.09 34.37 36.24 34.99 34.89 32.03 30.64 29.91 29.35 27.82 28.65 25.67 24.44 22.52 22.47 20.40 19.20 17.89 16.95 15.73 15.58 13.50 11.38 11.00 9.09 9.59 11.45 31.50
41 years 24.65 22.68 23.75 23.09 23.12 22.94 21.87 20.18 21.42 20.35 19.54 17.73 17.28 16.43 15.38 13.68 14.35 12.36 12.19 10.78 10.28 8.81 8.05 6.99 6.90 6.12 5.90 8.33 23.92
42 years 16.31 15.76 15.94 15.49 14.87 14.87 15.00 14.10 12.63 13.02 12.21 11.65 11.11 10.58 9.70 8.80 8.13 8.27 6.96 7.08 5.97 5.50 4.75 4.09 3.86 4.17 3.80 5.82 15.07
43 years 9.83 10.60 9.28 10.57 9.55 9.24 8.66 8.89 7.18 7.32 7.58 6.79 7.16 5.49 5.39 5.14 4.49 4.41 4.43 3.20 3.44 3.12 2.88 2.26 2.36 2.23 2.53 3.91 10.49
44 years 6.54 6.09 7.03 5.79 6.08 5.85 5.75 5.07 4.53 4.49 4.06 4.27 3.64 3.92 3.33 2.52 2.80 2.33 2.20 1.93 1.87 1.49 1.58 1.13 1.36 0.71 1.23 1.93 6.73
From 40 to 44 years 18.17 17.53 17.90 18.23 17.86 17.81 16.95 16.05 15.43 15.15 14.41 13.95 13.06 12.28 11.42 10.71 10.25 9.45 8.79 8.03 7.54 7.04 6.30 5.29 5.16 4.49 4.59 6.62 17.35
45 years 4.13 3.50 4.13 3.99 3.63 3.31 2.93 3.08 2.64 2.63 2.10 2.22 2.43 1.50 2.09 1.81 1.52 1.10 1.05 0.97 1.13 0.65 0.84 0.43 0.56 0.46 0.75 0.74 3.62
46 years 2.74 2.25 2.58 2.44 2.15 2.03 1.43 1.69 1.45 1.54 1.50 1.30 1.33 1.21 1.35 1.23 1.01 0.73 0.54 0.55 0.38 0.36 0.31 0.27 0.23 0.10 0.43 0.51 2.09
47 years 1.10 1.31 1.44 1.36 1.60 0.94 0.86 0.81 0.69 0.66 0.59 0.83 0.92 0.58 0.74 0.60 0.41 0.30 0.32 0.21 0.31 0.19 0.22 0.10 0.13 0.19 0.13 0.19 0.76
48 years 0.88 0.78 1.09 0.95 0.79 0.77 0.44 0.63 0.43 0.43 0.34 0.33 0.83 0.37 0.40 0.39 0.15 0.20 0.37 0.21 0.07 0.12 0.10 0.13 0.02 0.05 0.06 0.06 0.64
49 years 0.53 0.58 0.49 0.38 0.58 0.39 0.34 0.30 0.36 0.34 0.19 0.17 0.21 0.18 0.30 0.15 0.09 0.16 0.12 0.23 0.22 0.18 0.13 0.02 0.05 0.05 0.03 0.03 0.40
From 45 to 49 years 1.91 1.72 1.99 1.87 1.78 1.51 1.22 1.31 1.13 1.14 0.97 1.00 1.17 0.78 0.99 0.85 0.65 0.51 0.49 0.44 0.43 0.30 0.32 0.19 0.20 0.16 0.30 0.30 1.53
Indicador conjuntural de fecunditat (1) 1.20 1.21 1.27 1.31 1.36 1.39 1.39 1.38 1.33 1.40 1.42 1.46 1.46 1.53 1.45 1.44 1.42 1.40 1.36 1.31 1.28 1.31 1.23 1.18 1.19 1.15 1.23 1.39 2.72
Average maternity age 32.69 32.43 32.32 32.25 32.15 31.98 31.89 31.72 31.57 31.44 31.31 31.10 30.94 30.76 30.84 30.87 30.93 30.85 30.92 30.90 30.95 30.94 30.90 30.80 30.69 30.40 29.29 28.54 28.27
Average age for first child 31.69 31.36 31.20 31.03 30.95 30.76 30.63 30.46 30.42 30.26 29.92 29.69 29.40 29.14 29.28 29.57 29.40 29.34 29.40 29.34 29.39 29.42 29.39 29.33 29.17 29.00 27.40 26.10 :
Source: Idescat. Births Statistics and Municipal Population Register (1975).
Notes:
- (1) Average number of children per mother.
- From 2012 onwards, as well as births by resident mothers taking place within Catalonia, this also includes births by mothers resident in Catalonia taking place in other autonomous communities.
(p) Provisional data.

Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Average maternity age
Average age at which children are born to mothers, weighted by rates at each age. The numerator is the sum of the product at each age for each of the fertility rates and the denominator, the sum of the rates.
Short-term fertility rate (average number of children per woman)
Reference number that is calculated by adding the fertility rates per age and represents the number of children that a generation of women would have if the fertility rates per age were to remain stable as observed at any given moment. The number of children actually born to generations of women fluctuates less than that calculated by the short-term indicator, which is highly sensitive to changes in the fertility "calendar" (for example, a rejuvenation of the average age of mothers leads to a major increase in the indicator, while a delay in the average age implies a sharp decrease).
Fertility rate
Live births per 1,000 women of each age.

Methodological aspects

The Births Statistics provide information on the births, deliveries and late foetal deaths of people residing in Catalonia according to their demographic and social characteristics.

The original source of the data are the statistical bulletins on births involving women living in Catalonia who are registered in civil registers. Until 2011, the data refers to the registrations made in Catalonia of people who reside there. From 2012 onwards, it includes all events involving residents in Catalonia who have been registered in other autonomous communities.

From 2012 onwards, the data is reported annually in two phases: the provisional data, based on events concerning residents registered with civil registries of Catalonia, and the definitive data, with events concerning all residents (including those registered with civil registries in other autonomous communities).Idescat draws up these statistics in collaboration with the INE, based on the delivery records of the Civil Registry.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".