Statistics - births, deaths and marriages registered

Number of births, deaths and marriages registered in Western Australia 1981-2020 and change of names from 2002-2020.

Number of births, deaths and marriages registered in Western Australia 1981-2020 and change of names from 2002-2020.

Year Births Deaths Marriages Change of Name Total
1981 22,594 8,180 10,112 N/A 40,886
1982 22,955 8,287 10,454 N/A 41,696
1983 23,801 8,550 10,519 N/A 42,870
1984 22,763 8,706 10,163 N/A 41,632
1985 23,267 9,042 10,151 N/A 42,460
1986 24,832 9,503 10,379 N/A 44,714
1987 23,452 9,082 10,148 N/A 42,682
1988 25,413 9,698 10,574 N/A 45,685
1989 25,432 9,718 10,741 N/A 45,891
1990 26,211 9,614 10,853 N/A 46,678
1991 25,896 9,753 10,424 N/A 46,073
1992 25,985 10,163 10,383 N/A 46,531
1993 25,963 10,491 10,183 N/A 46,637
1994 25,910 10,466 10,348 N/A 46,724
1995 26,143 10,570 10,430 N/A 47,143
1996 26,062 11,251 10,294 N/A 47,607
1997 25,702 10,905 10,450 N/A 47,057
1998 24,864 10,741 10,501 N/A 46,106
1999 24,816 11,074 9,801 N/A 45,691
2000 25,506 10,858 11,294 N/A 47,658
2001 23,774 10,751 9,208 N/A 43,733
2002 24,664 11,711 10,278 2,962 49,615
2003 24,732 11,520 10,602 2,927 49,781
2004 25,615 11,437 10,588 3,312 50,952
2005 26,425 11,504 11,124 3,590 52,643
2006 27,950 11,821 11,601 3,861 55,233
2007 29,616 12,581 12,290 4,278 58,765
2008 32,139 13,011 12,367 4,511 62,028
2009 31,068 12,855 12,184 4,957 61,064
2010 31,571 12,927 12,683 4,839 62,020
2011 32,494 13,001 12,664 4,757 62,916
2012 33,920 13,605 12,969 5,328 65,822
2013 34,748 13,628 12,887 5,243 66,506
2014 35,595 14,040 13,286 5,372 68,293
2015 35,335 14,705 12,766 4,999 67,805
2016 35,652 15,071 12,320 4,449 67,492
2017 34,768 14,754 11,709 4,105 65,336
2018 33,459 14,873 12,222 4,102 64,656
2019 33,754 15,281 11,662 4,293 64,990
2020 32,677 15,258 9,565 4,056 61,556
Total 1,117,523 460,986 443,177 81,941 2,103,627

The statistics are annually updated in January.

Page reviewed 25 January 2021