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Japan Vital Registration - Live Births 2009


General Info
Japan (JPN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 12/2009
Series or system 
Japan Vital Registration System
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative

The vital statistics system in Japan monitors vital events in the country occurring during the calendar year among persons of Japanese nationality. Information is collected through five separate forms for live births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages, and divorces. The live birth form records information including date of birth, birth weight, location of delivery, geographic location of birth, and parents' marital status, ages, and occupations. 

Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japan). Japan Vital Registration - Live Births 2009. Tokyo, Japan: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (Japan).