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Life event statistics

This page contains information on the number of births, deaths and marriages registered each year in Queensland.

Year *Births *Deaths *Marriages

2016

62,227

30,360

22,900

2015

62,093

30,475

23,637

2014

63,453

29,462

25,064

2013

63,412

28,474

25,097

2012

64,121

29,028

26,277

2011

63,026

28,004

25,570

2010

64,121

27,534

26,828

2009

65,921

26,942

27,005

2008

63,742

27,992

26,876

2007

61,517

26,502

26,008

2006

52,826

25,044

25,459

2005

51,877

24,216

24,962

2004

50,227

25,071

24,836

2003

49,102

24,038

22,483

*Note: These figures may vary as some births, deaths and marriages may be registered in the year after they occur.

Sources of information

The information we gather for each birth, death or marriage relies on community involvement to provide the most reliable up to date information.

Births

Parents are required to register a birth within 60 days of your child being born.

Deaths

Family members are encouraged to register a death within 14 days of the death.

Marriages

Celebrants are required to register marriages within 14 days.

Last updated
4 January 2017
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