Comparative Birth, Death, Marriage data

This dataset compares birth, death and marriage registrations completed by the Office of the Registrar General, beginning in 1925, to the most current published annual report (2019).

Data released for 2020 and 2021 (January to December) is preliminary and may not match counts from other sources. The data represents counts in the reference calendar quarters, which are collated approximately 90 days after the end of the quarter. Previously released counts for 2020 and 2021 are updated to reflect vital event registrations completed after the release of the initial report. Each subsequent quarterly report is the cumulative total of the preceding quarterly reports.

ServiceOntario’s ability to provide timely information depends on receiving vital event registration information from a variety of sources. The preliminary data presented may not represent all the events that occurred in the reporting period. This is particularly true for events that occurred near the end of the reporting period as they may not have been received by ServiceOntario by the time the data is collated.

Final counts for the reporting year will be released with the publication of the Office of the Registrar General Annual Report. The Vital Statistics Act requires that after the end of each calendar year, the Registrar General publish a report that includes the number of births, marriages, deaths, still-births, adoptions and changes of name registered during the calendar year preceding the one that has ended.

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Data

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1925 - 2021

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Additional Info

Field Value
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Geographic coverage Ontario
Geography Breakdown None
Source URL/Address
Maintainer Office of the Registrar General
Author
Author Email
Maintainer branch Office of the Registrar General
Last Validated Date 2022-04-22
Update frequency Quarterly
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