Tuvalu Central Statistics Division collects births and deaths recorded by the Public Health Department and run analyses that produce tables outlining indicators such as total deaths per year by month and more. A total of 257 births and 86 deaths were recorded for the year 2018, 251 births and 140 deaths recorded for 2019, and 156 births and 59 deaths were recorded for the first half of 2020. The graphs below illustrate trends in birth and deaths for the years 2018 to 2020 (January to June).
Births and Deaths
The primary purpose of civil registration is to create a legal document that can be used to establish and protect the rights of individuals. A secondary purpose is to create a data source for the compilation of vital statistics.