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Statistics resources in women’s health

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Statistics relevant to obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) are published by a wide range of sources. Below, the RCOG Library team has listed some examples, with links to websites with full data where available.

Recent additions are highlighted in bold.

 

Abortion

UK

International

 

Births/conceptions (population)

UK

International

 

Cancer

UK

International

 

Cervical cancer

UK

International

 

Congenital abnormalities

UK

International

 

Contraception

UK

International

 

Infertility

UK

International

 

Labour and delivery

UK

International

Caesarean section

Home birth

  • England and Wales: maternities by place of birth, In: Birth characteristics in England and Wales: 2015, see section 4
  • USA: Grunebaum A, Chervenak FA. Out-of-hospital births in the United States 2009-2014. J Perinat Med. 2016 Oct 1;44(7):845-849

 

Maternal mortality

UK & Ireland

International

 

Perinatal mortality

UK

International

 

Contact us

For sources of statistics on other topics, countries or older data, please email the RCOG Library at library@rcog.org.uk.

 

Elsewhere on the site

Research and audit
Published audits and research from the RCOG’s Office for Research and Clinical Audit (ORCA)
Clinical Indicators Project
The RCOG’s project to develop robust performance indicators for obstetric care to improve quality and to benchmark services