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Vital Statistics

Find the vital statistics of the United States, including American life expectancy, the number of births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and more.

  • Births (2007): 4,269,000 (14.16 per 1,000 pop.)
  • Deaths (2007): 2,416,000 (8.27 per 1,000 pop.)
  • Marriages (2008): 2,208,000 (7.3 per 1,000 pop.)
  • Divorces (2008): 3.6 per 1,000 pop.1
  • Infant mortality rate (2007): 6.37 per 1,000 live births
  • Legal abortions (2002): 1,293,000
  • Life expectancy (2007): Total U.S., both sexes, 78; total men, 75.15; total women, 80.97; white men, 75.3; white women, 80.5; black men, 69.0; black women, 76.1
1. U.S. totals no longer available.

See also Births, Marital Status, and Mortality.


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