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Births and Deaths

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The ratio of births to deaths (Figure 1) in Blackpool has shown a consistently greater number of deaths than births apart from in 2014. The trend data shows a gradual overall increase in the birth to death ratio over the period.  By comparison there has been consistently more births than deaths across England as a whole though the ratio has fallen slightly in recent years.

Figure 1 - Births/deaths ratio: Blackpool and England

Births Deaths ratio Bl Eng to 2017
Source: ONS birth and death summary tables 
 
Figure 2: Trend in births and deaths ratio in Blackpool
Year Live births Deaths - all ages Births/Deaths Ratio 
 1999  1,528  2,109  0.72
 2000  1,523  2,120  0.72
 2001  1,397  2,124  0.66
 2002  1,403  2,100  0.67
 2003  1,549  2,114  0.73
 2004  1,686  1,953  0.86
 2005  1,649  1,976  0.83
 2006  1,655  1,921  0.86
 2007  1,694  1,876  0.90
 2008  1,745  1,900  0.92
 2009  1,725  1,803  0.96
 2010  1,777  1,880  0.95
 2011  1,735  1,818  0.95
 2012  1,770  1,822  0.97
 2013  1,717  1,816  0.95
 2014  1,819  1,782 1.02
2015 1,665 1,986 0.84
2016 1,700 1,862 0.91
2017 1,643 1,868 0.88
Source: ONS birth and death summary tables