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 34.6% 38.2%
Data for most recent complete calendar year are incomplete and subject to change.

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