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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Number of deliveries in Wales by delivery method and length of stay
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[Collapse]Total staysClick here to sortTotal stays
Click here to sortLess than 1Click here to sort1 - 3Click here to sort4 - 6Click here to sort7 or over
[Collapse]All delivery methods3,17320,8074,5291,65530,164
All delivery methods[Collapse]All caesarean265,0581,9888707,942
All caesareanElective caesarean162,7524182163,402
Emergency caesarean102,3061,5706544,540
[Collapse]All instrumental582,7097992603,826
All instrumentalForceps cephalic181,5995381842,339
[Collapse]Other deliveriesOther deliveries5582314100


Length of stay by method of delivery

Last update
16 December 2015 16 December 2015

Next update
December 2016

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Maternity data, Patient Episode Database for Wales, NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS)

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
Length of stay by method of delivery

Data collection and calculation
Source: Patient Episode Database for Wales (PEDW);

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
2009-10 to 2014-15

Users, uses and context
Please refer to statistical publication, see link in Weblinks.

Statistical quality
Please refer to statistical publication, see link in Weblinks.

maternity; births; deliveries