Civil registration systems

The United Nations Statistics Division collects statistics on vital events such as live births, deaths, foetal deaths, marriages and divorces, through the Demographic Yearbook Vital Statistics Questionnaire. Most of the data provided by countries and areas through this questionnaire are from national civil registration systems. These statistics can be accessed through:

 
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Population and Vital Statistics Report  
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Demographic Yearbook  
United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics