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S.C. Vital Records Data and Statistics

Here are the latest statistics available on S.C. births and deaths.

2013 Infant Mortality

2013 Birth and Death Data

2013 Death Statistics
  • For more detailed 2013 Death data, please go to DHEC's SCAN  Death Module:
  • Deaths: 44,415
  • Male deaths: 22,705
  • Female deaths: 21,708
  • Death rate: 9.3 per 1,000 population
  • Top 10 leading causes of deaths (2013): Table
  • The month with the most deaths: March (4,205)
  • The month with the least deaths: September (3,402)
  • The oldest person that died: 114 years old
  • For detailed information see SC Vital Records Publications and Reports: 1997-2013.
2013 Birth Statistics

2013 Teen Pregnancy

Statistics for Females Age 10-19

  • Reported teen pregnancies: 5,916
  • Teen pregnancy rate: 19.7 per 1,000 female population
  • Total births: 4,811
  • Birth rate: 16 per 1,000 female population
  • Births to unmarried teen moms: 91 percent
  • Fetal death rate: 10.7  per 1,000 per deliveries
  • For detailed information see SC Vital Records Publications: 1997-2013

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