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4. Trends in New South Wales Volume 13 Issue 4

Lee Taylor, Barbara Bajuk, Michael Giffin

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Lee Taylor

Barbara Bajuk

Michael Giffin


There were 85,858 births to 84,379 women reported in 2001, the lowest number for the last 5 years (Table 1). However, the proportion of all births that were multiple births (twins, triplets, etc.) increased from 2,393 to 2,932-an increase from 2.7 per cent to 3.4 per cent.