|Birth Rate||2016||23.21||23.45||# per Ths. pop.||Annual|
|Death Rate||2016||6.52||6.5||# per Ths. pop.||Annual|
Death refers to the permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after birth has taken place. It is a postnatal cessation of vital functions without capability of resuscitation, thus, fetal death is not included.
Place of occurrence refers to the place where the vital event took place while usual residence refers to the place where the deceased had habitually or permanently resided when still alive.
In this case, the deaths represent the number of deaths by usual residence.
Birth statistics were obtained from the Certificates of Live Birth (Municipal Form 102), which were transmitted by the City/Municipal Civil Registrars to the Office of the Civil Registrar General for machine processing and archiving. Data excludes those that were not registered and/or those registered after December.
Statistics for this vital event are based on information obtained from the Death Certificates (Municipal Form No. 103) transmitted by the City/Municipal Civil Registrars to the Office of the Civil Registrar General for processing and archiving. No adjustments for under-registration were made in the analysis.
The above information was taken directly from the source, the NSO -Philippines.