List of U.S. states and territories by birth and death rates

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This article includes a list of U.S. states sorted by birth and death rate, expressed per 1,000 inhabitants, for 2017, using the most recent data available from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics.

2017 list[edit]

Birth rates per 1,000 people in 2015
  16+
  15–15.9
  14–14.9
  13–13.9
  12–12.9
  11–11.9
  10–10.9
  9–9.9
Death rates per 1,000 people in 2015
  11+
  10–10.9
  9–9.9
  8–8.9
  7–7.9
  6–6.9
  5–5.9
List of U.S. states and territories by birth and death rates in 2017
2017
Rank
State
Birth rate
(per 1,000 people)
[1]

Death rate
(per 1,000 people)
[2]

Rate of natural increase
(per 1,000 people)
1  Guam 19.7 5.9 13.8
2  American Samoa 19.0 5.9 13.1
3  Utah 15.7 5.8 9.9
4  Alaska 14.1 5.9 8.2
5   North Dakota 14.2 8.5 5.7
6  Texas 13.5 7.0 6.5
7  South Dakota 14.0 9.2 4.8
8  District of Columbia 13.8 7.2 6.6
9  Nebraska 13.4 8.8 4.6
10  Louisiana 13.0 9.8 3.2
11  Idaho 12.9 8.2 4.7
12  Oklahoma 12.8 10.3 2.5
13  Kansas 12.5 9.3 3.2
14  Wyoming 11.9 8.2 3.7
15  Arkansas 12.5 10.8 1.7
16  Hawaii 12.3 8.0 4.3
17  Georgia 12.4 8.0 4.4
18  Mississippi 12.5 10.8 1.7
19  Minnesota 12.3 8.0 4.3
20  Indiana 12.3 9.8 2.5
21  California 11.9 6.8 5.1
22  Iowa 12.2 9.7 2.5
23  Kentucky 12.3 10.8 1.5
24  Nevada 11.9 8.2 3.7
25  Arizona 11.7 8.2 3.5
26  New Mexico 11.4 8.9 2.5
27  Washington 11.8 7.7 4.1
28  Tennessee 12.1 10.4 1.7
29  Missouri 11.9 10.1 1.8
30  Virginia 11.9 8.1 3.8
31  Illinois 11.7 8.6 3.1
32  Maryland 11.8 8.2 3.6
33  Alabama 12.1 10.9 1.2
34  Colorado 11.5 6.8 4.7
35  Montana 11.2 9.7 1.5
36  New York 11.4 7.8 3.6
37  North Carolina 11.7 9.1 2.6
38  Ohio 11.7 10.6 1.1
39  South Carolina 11.4 9.8 1.6
40  Delaware 11.3 9.5 1.8
41  Wisconsin 11.2 9.1 2.1
42  New Jersey 11.2 8.3 2.9
43  Michigan 11.2 9.8 1.4
44  Oregon 10.5 8.8 1.7
45  Florida 10.7 9.7 1.0
46  Pennsylvania 10.8 10.6 0.2
47  West Virginia 10.3 12.8 −2.5
48  Massachusetts 10.3 8.6 1.7
49  Rhode Island 10.0 9.6 0.4
50  Connecticut 9.8 8.7 1.1
51  Maine 9.2 11.0 −1.8
52  Vermont 9.1 9.6 −0.5
53  New Hampshire 9.0 9.3 -0.3
54  Puerto Rico 7.3 9.2 −1.9
55  Northern Marianas 6.9 4.4 2.5
 United States 11.8 8.6 3.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Births: Final data for 2017. National vital statistics reports; vol 67 no 8" (PDF). National Center for Health Statistics. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  2. ^ ""Deaths: Final Data for 2017. National vital statistics reports; vol 68 no 9" (PDF). National Center for Health Statistics. Retrieved 30 July 2018.