Records of vital events are officially maintained by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Public Health, Office of Vital Statistics. Recent years of birth and death records are labelled preliminary due to delays in receiving records of vital events for Kentucky residents that occurred in another state.

Indicators of maternal and child well-being are discussed on the Health topics page.

The data files below contain vital statistics for Kentucky, ADDs, and Counties:

Total Annual Live Births (1960 – 2016) excel   Updated: October 30, 2017

Total Annual Deaths (1960 – 2016) excel   Updated: October 30, 2017