Methodology related to conception and fertility rates

  • User guide to conception statistics

    Methodology | Released on 15 April 2019

    Supporting information for conception statistics which present figures on conceptions which take place in England and Wales. Figures are based on information recorded during the registration of birth and notification of abortion.

    Keywords: maternity, pregnancy, teenage

  • Conception statistics QMI

    Methodology | Released on 15 April 2019

    Quality and Methodology Information for conception statistics produced for England and Wales, detailing the strengths and limitations of these data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: maternity, pregnancy, teenage

  • Quality assurance of data from the number of previous children question at birth registrations, England and Wales: 2016

    Methodology | Released on 22 November 2018

    Assessing the impact that a change to the Population Statistics Act has had on birth registrations in England and Wales.

    Keywords: births, population, previous children, sole registration, joint registration

  • Conceptions metadata 2014

    Methodology | Released on 9 March 2016