Data

Induction of Labour & Caesarean Section

Quarter of birth

Quarter Induction of labour Caesarean section
Apr-Jun 2019 34.7% 38.8%
Jul-Sep 2019 35.0% 37.7%
Oct-Dec 2019 34.0% 38.7%
Jan-Mar 2020 36.0% 37.6%
Apr-Jun 2020 35.8% 38.6%
Jul-Sep 2020 36.0% 38.2%
Oct-Dec 2020 35.6% 38.8%
Jan-Mar 2021 34.2% 39.6%
Apr-Jun 2021 34.0% 38.8%
Jul-Sep 2021 34.1% 39.4%
Oct-Dec 2021 33.6% 39.9%
Jan-Mar 2022 32.5% 39.6%
Apr-Jun 2022 31.1% 40.4%
Data for most recent complete 4 quarters are incomplete and subject to change.

Source
Midwives Notification System, Information and System Performance Directorate, Department of Health WA.
Data extracted 06 July 2022