Data

Induction of Labour & Caesarean Section

Quarter of birth

Quarter Induction of labour Caesarean section
Jan-Mar 2017 31.6% 37.3%
Apr-Jun 2017 31.6% 38.4%
Jul-Sep 2017 32.3% 37.9%
Oct-Dec 2017 34.1% 37.3%
Jan-Mar 2018 33.7% 37.0%
Apr-Jun 2018 35.0% 37.6%
Jul-Sep 2018 34.0% 38.2%
Oct-Dec 2018 34.5% 38.1%
Jan-Mar 2019 35.0% 37.7%
Apr-Jun 2019 34.6% 38.8%
Jul-Sep 2019 35.0% 37.7%
Oct-Dec 2019 33.7% 38.6%
Jan-Mar 2020 34.4% 37.6%
Data for most recent complete 4 quarters are incomplete and subject to change.

Source
Midwives Notification System, Data and Information Unit, Department of Health WA.
Data extracted 06 May 2020