HC Deb 20 December 1994 vol 251 c1144W
Mrs. Wise

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many births took place in England and Wales in 1993; and how many took place in(a) NHS hospitals with consultation obstetric units, (b) other NHS hospitals, (c) other hospitals, (d) at home and (e) elsewhere.

Mr. Sackville

The available information is shown in the table.

Live and still births in England and Wales 1993
Live births Stillbirths All births
Total 673,497 3,855 677,322
Institutions 662,423 3,781 666,204
At Home 10,528 60 10,588
Elsewhere 516 14 530


The "Institutions" total includes national health service hospitals—those with obstetrics and those without—other hospitals and other institutions. Information for 1993 is not available separately for types of institution.