Table 1

Stillbirth rates, neonatal mortality rates and preterm live birth rates in 2004 and 2010 in participating countries

Country/coverageStillbirth rate at ≥28 weeks GANeonatal mortality rate at ≥24 weeks GAPreterm birth rate at ≥24 weeks GA
200420102004201020042010
Total birthsRate/1000Total birthsRate/1000Live birthsRate/1000Live birthsRate/1000Percentage of live birthsPercentage of live births
Belgium: Flanders60 6792.969 6132.860 6572.269 6142.07.97.9
Czech Republic97 4802.4116 2391.597 6491.9116 3761.67.08.1
Denmark64 5213.763 2232.364 4483.063 2431.56.96.3
Germany645 4012.6634 0422.3646 214635 0978.88.3
Estonia13 9393.215 7902.713 9483.915 8021.35.95.6
Ireland62 0974.375 2663.762 01375 6355.55.7
France*†14 5404.914 7534.314 50714 7126.36.5
Italy‡539 6983.7539 7492.4538 881539 9596.87.3
Latvia20 3824.919 1644.120 3485.519 1363.35.75.8
Lithuania29 5023.930 8493.429 4664.230 8152.35.35.4
Luxembourg§56582.865172.956501.965171.27.48.1
Hungary94 9003.790 1553.495 01890 2598.68.9
Malta38943.940203.538874.440164.07.27.1
The Netherlands178 7104.3176 2612.9178 4062.8176 2492.27.37.4
Austria78 8742.578 5392.578 9032.578 6441.78.78.4
Poland356 7343.8413 1503.0356 4994.4413 0703.16.86.5
Portugal109 1362.7101 2782.4109 1472.3101 2691.66.87.7
Slovenia17 8493.522 2823.317 8382.222 2781.16.97.1
Finland57 4072.061 1232.057 4232.061 1261.35.55.6
Sweden100 1113.2114 6492.8100 0531.9114 4721.36.35.8
UK: England and Wales‡639 9664.0711 2173.8639 9522.5710 8622.07.57.0
UK: Northern Ireland22 3553.825 2593.422 0512.425 2523.06.67.1
UK: Scotland52 8604.657 1333.652 8012.557 1022.17.67.0
Norway57 0922.962 1062.757 0931.962 0861.37.16.3
  • Data from Belgium cover Flanders only and data from the UK are provided separately for England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

  • Scotland;

  • *Data are from the French National Perinatal Surveys.

  • †Data are from 2003.

  • ‡Data are from 2005.

  • §Coverage in 2004 was not complete.