Data

Induction of Labour & Caesarean Section

Calendar year of birth

Year Induction of labour Caesarean section
2010 28.5% 33.6%
2011 28.6% 33.9%
2012 29.1% 34.6%
2013 29.3% 34.3%
2014 29.6% 34.9%
2015 30.1% 34.9%
2016 31.4% 36.3%
2017 32.4% 37.8%
2018 34.3% 37.7%
2019 34.7% 38.2%
Data for most recent complete calendar year are incomplete and subject to change.

Source
Midwives Notification System, Information and System Performance Directorate, Department of Health WA.
Data extracted 05 October 2020