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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Percentage of normal deliveries by Local Health Board and year
Area Code[Filter]
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WalesBetsi Cadwaladr University LHB47.646.344.842.542.741.9
Powys Teaching LHB100.0100.0100.099.4100.0100.0
Hywel Dda University LHB44.645.
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University LHB51.650.950.850.849.249.8
Cwm Taf University LHB42.939.843.241.538.737.4
Aneurin Bevan University LHB51.551.651.149.547.949.3
Cardiff and Vale University LHB47.748.948.246.847.646.7


Percentage of Normal deliveries in each LHB

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
Normal deliveries are defined as deliveries without instrumental delivery, caesarean section or induction. This differs from some other definitions of normal delivery and birth because of the lack of availability data to define it more precisely. It equates to deliveries recorded as Unassisted where in addition there is no recorded induction code.

Please note the methodology for counting Normal Births was improved in 2009 resulting in a very slight adjustment in some of the data for years prior to 2007-08.

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.

normal births; normal deliveries; maternity; births; deliveries