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Japan Vital Registration - Live Births 2016


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vital statistics of Japan - Natality 2016
Japan (JPN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Series or 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.