Girls in Northern Eire are ready a mean of 4 years longer earlier than having their infants, new statistics counsel.
The typical age of first-time moms has elevated from 24 to 28 years since 1986, in keeping with the Northern Eire Statistics and Analysis Company (NISRA).
A report revealed on Tuesday suggests that girls are additionally having fewer youngsters.
In all, 24,076 births have been registered in Northern Eire in 2016.
A couple of fifth of these have been to moms aged 35 and over.
Almost half of all of the births registered – 43% – have been exterior marriage.
In England and Wales, the share of infants born exterior marriage or civil partnership in 2016 was barely increased at 48%. Two-thirds of these had mother and father who lived collectively.
In Northern Eire, a complete of 791 youngsters had infants.
There have been 82 stillbirths registered in 2016, equal to a stillbirth fee of three.four per 1,000 births – the third lowest fee on document in Northern Eire.
The NISRA report means that life expectancy can also be rising.
Thirty-six per cent of the 15,430 individuals who died in 2016 have been beneath the age of 75. In 1986, that determine was 5%
Most cancers stays the main explanation for loss of life in Northern Eire, accounting for 29% of all deaths.
With regards to marriage, each women and men are ready on common six years longer to tie the knot than was the case 30 years in the past.
The typical age of a first-time bride is 30, whereas for a groom, it’s 32.
A complete of eight,306 marriages and 84 civil partnerships have been registered final 12 months, equal to about one each hour.
August was the most well-liked month for weddings and Saturday 6 August was the most well-liked day.
There have been 2,572 divorces and eight civil partnership dissolutions granted in 2016. Non-cohabitation is essentially the most continuously recorded motive for separation.
The resident inhabitants of Northern Eire rose by 10,500 individuals to succeed in 1.862 million within the 12 months ending 30 June 2016.
At 14%, web inward migration accounted for a noticeably decrease proportion of the expansion in Northern Eire than was the case in the remainder of the UK.
The figures have been launched within the 95th Annual Report of the Registrar Basic for Northern Eire.
NISRA describes itself as “the principal supply of official statistics and social analysis” on Northern Eire.
The company is overseen by Stormont’s Division of Finance.