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for pregnant women and their babies

Sharing national data and reporting

Many European countries routinely publish reports based on data from their perinatal health information systems. They include recent data on maternal and child health outcomes as well as useful commentary about trends over time and risk factors for poor health.

Access the latest national reports here. Older reports are available from the archives link below.

  Statistics Austria
  Perinatal activity in Flanders 2017 Perinatale activiteiten in Vlaanderen 2017
  Croatian Institute of Public Health
  Health Monitoring Unit. Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Health
Czech Republic
Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic
Health Statistics since 2017 in tables hereSpecial issue of the journal Eesti Arst for the 30th anniversary of the birth registry
Statistical data from 1992-2014 in the Estonian Medical Birth Registry and the Estonian Abortion Registry 1996-2014 available here and here
Tervise Arengu Instituut, National Institute for Public Health, Tallin 2015
Additional data on perinatal deaths, Estonian Registry for Causes of Death, National Institute for Public Health
Perinatal Statistics-parturients, delivers and newborns- 2022, THL National Institute for Health and Welfare
Statistics on sexual and reproductive health - THL on births and newborns, assisted fertility treatments, induced abortions and sterilizations and congenital malformations in Finland, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
Database reporting on sexual and reproductive health - THLFinnish Institute for Health and Welfare
Nordic perinatal statistics 2020, THL, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
The French National Perinatal Surveys monitor the main indicators of health, medical practice and risk factors during the perinatal period.The latest survey was conducted in 2021.
6th Report of the National Expert Committee on Maternal Mortality (CNEMM), France, 2013-2015.
ScanSanté - Perinatal Health Indicators 2013-2022.
Annual reports on Births - 2018 - 2019 - 2020
The National University Hospital of Iceland
Perinatal Statistics Report 2020
Health Service Executive, Healthcare Pricing Office
Severe maternal morbidity in Ireland (annual report 2016)
National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre
Report on Birth Certificates 2019
Report Ministry of Health
Births in Emilia Romagna. 17th Report with data from the Birth certificates (CeDAP) - Year 2019. Published in November 2020.
Pregnancy and birth in Tuscany - Year 2018. 
Births annual report. Care in pregnancy, delivery and neonatal in Trento province - Year 2019. Published in September 2020.
Annual Report on spontaneous abortions in Trento province - Year 2018. Published in September 2019. 
Regional report on births in Campania - Year 2015. Published in July 2017 by the Regional Epidemiological Observatory and the Public Health Department of University Federico II in Naples.
Report Annual report on congenital anomalies in Trentino - Year 2015. Published in May 2017 by Trento province.
Statistical Yearbook Health Care in Latvia 2008-2018
Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia
Health Statistics Database
Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia
Perinatal Statistics 2001-2018 (all years) available here
Institute of Hygiene Health, Information Centre, Vilnius University Medical Faculty, Vilnius University Centre of Neonatology
Surveillance de la santé périnatale au Luxembourg: 2017-2019
Ministère de la Santé, Luxembourg Institute of Health
National Obstetric Information System (NOIS) - Annual Reports and Maternal and Perinatal Health Indicators in Malta, Directorate for Health Information and Research
Annual report - Last report 2022
The Netherlands
Perinatal indicators in 2018 
The Netherlands Perinatal Registry
Abortion registry
Statistics from Medical Birth Registry Norway
2017 Health report on births and deliveries, National Institute of Public Health
Data from Spanish National Statistics Institute, until 2022
Birth data and infant mortality rate (Spanish National Statistics Institute), 2019
Annual perinatal mortality reports from 2005-2018, Generalitat Valenciana
Abortion statistics 2001-2022
Congenital Anomalies 2007-2017
Perinatal health indicators (2018) Full report - Catalan version
Perinatal health indicators (2018) Short report  - English version
Perinatal health indicators (2018) Short report  - Catalan version
Public Health Agency of Catalonia
Statistics on Pregnancies, Deliveries and Newborn Infants 2018
Breastfeeding 2017, from the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen)
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Great Britain
Maternity Care for Women with Multiple Births and Their Babies, National Maternity and Perinatal Audit 
The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA). Various reports. 
National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) Annual Report 2019 - on 2018 data, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
Northern Ireland 
Children's Health in Northern Ireland, 2018/19, Health and Social Care (HSC) Public Health Agency
Stillbirths & Infant Deaths, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Annual report on Vital Events Reference Tables, National Records for Scotland
Annual report on Births in Scottish Hospitals, Public Health Scotland 
Annual report on Congenital Anomalies in Scotland, Public Health Scotland
Legacy Scottish Perinatal and Infant Mortality and Morbidity Report 2012, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland
Scottish Pregnancy, Births and Neonatal Data dashboard developed in response to commitment 67 in The Best Start: five year plan for maternity and neonatal care that national level maternity and neonatal dashboards should be developed to facilitate benchmarking and reduce variations in care

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