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Life Expectancy in Niagara

Life expectancy data is available for the HNHB LHIN (Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network). Figures in this table are expressed in years.

Life Expectancy at Birth, 2000-2009
2000-02 2005-07 2006-08 2007-09
HNHB LHIN 79.1 80.3 80.3 80.4
Ontario 79.8 81.0 81.3 81.5
Canada 79.6 80.7 80.9 81.1

 

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information. Your Health System.
Retrieved from: https://yourhealthsystem.cihi.ca/hsp/indepth?lang=en#/indicator/011/3/C5015/

Low Birth Weight and Mortality of Babies in Niagara

The low birth weight rate is expressed as babies born with low birth weight per 100 live births.

Low Birth Weight Rate per 100 Live Births, 2011-2015
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Niagara 5.4 5.7 5.9 5.7 6.1
Ontario 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7

 

Source: Public Health Ontario. Reproductive Health Snapshot.
Retrieved from: http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/DataAndAnalytics/Snapshots/Pages/Reproductive-health.aspx

Teen Pregnancies

The teen pregnancy rate is the number of pregnancies (live births, stillbirths, and therapeutic abortions) per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 19.

Teen Pregnancy Rate per 1,000 Women, 2010-2014
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Niagara 29 26.8 25.7 23.4 21.5
Ontario 26.2 24.4 22.6 19.5 18.4

 

Source: Niagara Region Public Health. Teen Pregnancy Rates.
Retrieved from: https://www.niagararegion.ca/health/statistics/pregnancy/teen-rates.aspx

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