Statistics and Indicators

Low birthweight babies


    ACT babies weighing less than 2500 grams at birth, 2011 to 2020

    • A baby’s birthweight is an important indicator of health status. Babies are considered to be “low birthweight” if their weight at birth is less than 2,500 grams.
    • In 2020, 6.0% of babies in the ACT had a birthweight less than 2,500 grams.

    To access the data please click on the "View source data" link at the bottom of the visualisation. This link will open up a data table that you can download.