Based from the preliminary data as of February 28, 2022, the total number of registered live births in the National Capital Region (NCR) reached 156,931 or 11.98% share from the total live births in the country. The City of Taguig recorded 11,921 live births from January 2021 to December 2021 with 7.60% share from the total number of live births in the National Capital Region (NCR).
Quezon City reported the highest number of registered live births with 33,568 (21.39%) while the Municipality of Pateros recorded the lowest number with 701 (0.45%) live births. The City of Taguig was ranked 4 th on the number of live births in the National Capital Region (NCR). Refer to Table 1 and Figure 1 below.
Sex Ratio is 107 males for every 100 females
There were more males born in 2021 than females. Table 2 and Figure 2 show the percent distribution of registered live births by sex and by usual residence of mother for January to December 2021. Out of 11,921 live births, 51.59% or 6,150 were males while 48.41% or 5,771 were females.
Decreasing trend on Live Births
In Table 3, the number of total live births by both sexes in the City of Taguig shows a decreasing trend from 2019 to 2021. Live births decreased by 7.60% from 2019 to 2020, and 14.20% from 2020 to 2021. Live births on male decreased by 15.32% from 7,263 in 2020 to 6,150 in 2021, while female live births decreased by 12.97% from 6,631 in 2020 to 5,771 in 2021.
Table 4 and Figure 3 present the highest number of registered live births which occurred in September 2019 and month of October for 2020 and 2021. The lowest number of live births was recorded in the month of February for 2019 and 2021, and month of March for 2020.