Statistics on children, youth and families in Florida from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Florida Policy Institute
Definition and Source
The number of live births. The birth rate is the number of live births per 1,000 resident population.
Florida CHARTS, Division of Public Health Statistics & Performance Management, Florida Department of Health. Population estimates used for calculating the birth rates are provided by the Department of Health, Office of Health Statistics and Assessment in consultation with the Florida's Legislature's Office of Economic and Demographic Research.
Based on place of residence; mother's residence was used when it differed from the father's residence.