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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2018

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
326 Live Births 258 Deaths
183 Marriages 87 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2018
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 326 118,957
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 0 73
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 17 6,303
Low Birthweight Babies 30 11,019
Births to Unmarried Women 133 48,599

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2018
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 258 94,005
Unintentional Injury Deaths 17 6,069
Cancer Deaths 54 19,693
Homicides 2 651
Suicides 4 1,499
Infant Deaths 2 806

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2018
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 183 66,775

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2018
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 87 31,913

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.