Figure 3: Natural change in 2018 was at its lowest level since 2013
UK births, deaths and natural change, 1951 to 2018
Source: Office for National Statistics – births in England and Wales, and mortality statistics, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, National Records of Scotland
Data are for whole calendar years.
Births summary tables, England and Wales: 2018
Deaths registered in England and Wales: 2018
NRS Vital Events Reference tables: 2018
NISRA, Birth Statistics:2017
NISRA, Death Statistics: 2017
Natural change in 2018 is an estimation based on 2018 figures for England, Wales and Scotland but uses 2017 figures for Northern Ireland, updated data on Northern Ireland will be available later in the year.
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