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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Percentage of deliveries with complications of labour and delivery by complication and year
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O60 - Preterm delivery4.
O61 - Failed induction of labour0.
O62 - Abnormalities of forces of labour2.
O63 - Long labour8.49.49.910.311.
O64 - Obstructed labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus2.
O65 - Obstructed labour due to maternal pelvic abnormality0.
O66 - Other obstructed labour1.
O67 - Labour and delivery complicated by intrapartum haemorrhage, not elsewhere classified0.
O68 - Labour and delivery complicated by fetal stress19.725.125.923.720.317.414.915.017.718.718.618.918.318.419.219.219.920.220.5
O69 - Labour and delivery complicated by umbilical cord complications20.017.617.816.413.
O70 - Perineal laceration during delivery31.932.733.333.332.332.834.935.536.636.134.534.334.434.936.137.335.337.137.5
O71 - Other obstetric trauma1.
O72 - Postpartum haemorrhage5.
O73 - Retained placenta and membranes, without haemorrhage1.
O74 - Complications of anaesthesia during labour and delivery0.
O75 - Other complications of labour and delivery, not elsewhere classified2.


Deliveries with complications of labour and 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

Geographical coverage

Languages covered
English only

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
Deliveries with complications of labour and 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; complication; births; deliveries