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Statistics resources in women’s health

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.

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