Table 1

Demographic changes in the constituent countries of the UK, 1986–95

Population (thousands)Birth rate (per 1000)Death rate (per 1000)
1986
1995
1986
1995
1986
1995
England473424890313.212.511.510.8
Wales2820291713.111.812.312.1
Scotland5123513712.911.712.411.8
Northern Ireland1567164918.014.510.39.3
  • Source: Office for National Statistics1 and Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.5