Registered Live Births in Ilocos Sur in 2020
The number of registered live births in Ilocos Sur during the calendar year 2020 was recorded at 9,933. It decreased by 15.0 percent from the 11,686 registered live births in the same period of 2019. The month with the highest registered live births for 2020 was in January with a total of 1,151, while the lowest was in April with 292 registered live births.
The daily average birth occurrence during the calendar year 2020 was computed at 27. The highest was recorded in January with a daily average birth occurrence of 37, while the lowest was in April with a record of 10.
City of Vigan posted highest number of registered live births
The City of Vigan recorded the highest number of total registered live births for the year 2020 with 1,986. This was followed by the City of Candon with 1,688, then Narvacan with 1,385, Sinait with 1,271, and Tagudin with 768 registered live births.
Municipality of Sigay posted lowest number of registered live births
The Municipality of Sigay recorded the lowest number of total registered live births for the year 2020 with 5. This was followed by the municipalities of Burgos with 7, then Gregorio del Pilar with 8, San Esteban with 10, and Lidlidda with 13 registered live births. (see Figure 2)
Registered Live Births by Sex
Males (5,057) dominated females (4,876) in terms of the number of registered live births during the calendar year 2020.
Similarly, registered male live births (6,005) outnumbered female live births (5,681) during the calendar year 2019.
Number of Registered Live Births by Teenage Parents
The highest number of registered live births from teenage parents for the past five years was registered in 2016 at 1,203, while the lowest was in 2020 with 891.
(SGD) REYNOR R. FERNANDO
Chief Statistical Specialist