Number of Live Births by Usual Residence of Mother and Attendant at Birth

Table ID: 1A1BVBA2

Indicator Place of Occurrence and  Attendant At Birth
Definition Municipal Form No. 102 (Certification of Live Birth) is the prescribed form being used for the declaration of facts and circumstances surrounding the birth of a person for purposes of registration.

Live Birth is a complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of the pregnancy, which after such  separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached; each product of such birth is considered live born.

Usual Residence refers to the place where the person habitually or permanently resides.

Attendant at Birth is responsible in causing the registration and certifying to the facts of the events at the LCR Offices. The administrators of hospitals, clinics, rural health units and similar institutions including barangay secretaries, practicing physicians, midwives, nurses, and traditional birth attendants who attend births.
Method of Computation / Estimation Procedure Number of live births
Source of Basic Data Certificate of Live Birth or Municipal Form No. 102
Source Document/ Agency Philippine Statistics Authority
Frequency of Release Annually
Latest Available 2016
Level of Disaggregation Provincial
Remarks See explanatory notes on Vital Statistics Report Volume 2 (2016 Births)
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