Compiled by Telethon Kids Institute based on Midwives Notification System, Department of Health Western Australia.
Babies born alive (<37 weeks or <39 weeks)
All live births
Unit of Measure
Per cent (%)
SA2, SA3, LGA, HR, RDC
Areas with count values 1 to 4 and where population is less than 50 have been suppressed.
Prior moving averages combine a sequence of 3 or 5 years of data prior to, and including, the selected year. The series are presented as overlapping sequences until the most recent year is included. Moving averages make it possible to combine more years of data to maximize sample size at each point while maintaining data confidentiality.
Includes children born in Western Australia only.