S.C. Vital Records Data and Statistics



NEW! 2016 Infant Mortality

2016 Infant Mortality

Leading Causes of Infant Death (2016)

For detailed information see 2016 Infant Mortality Annual Report . ( For previous years reports see SC Vital Records Publications and Reports: 1997-2016 .)


2016 Birth and Death Data

2016 Death Statistics

For more detailed 2016 Death data, please go to DHEC's SCAN Death Module: SC Deaths 1999-2016 Interactive Table

  • Deaths: 48,151
  • Male deaths: 24,932
  • Female deaths: 23,213
  • Death rate: 9.7 per 1,000 population
  • Month with the most deaths: January (4,362)
  • Month with the least deaths: June (3,715)
  • The oldest person that died: 108 years old
  • Top 10 leading causes of deaths (2015):

For detailed information see SC Vital Records Publications and Reports: 1997-2016.


2016 Birth Statistics

  • For more detailed 2016 Birth data, please go to DHEC's SCAN Birth Module: SC Births Interactive Table .
  • Births: 57,337
  • Baby boys: 29,295
  • Baby girls: 28,042
  • Birth rate: 11.6 births per 1,000 population
  • The month with most births: August (5,209)
  • The month with least births: April (4,391)
  • Births to teen mothers age 10 to 19: 3,740
  • Teen birth rate: 12.2 per 1,000 females age 10 to 19
  • Youngest mother: 12 years old
  • Oldest mother: 52 years old

For more information, contact nitchedk@dhec.sc.gov .

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