YearLive BirthsInfant's Weight at Birth
Low BirthweightVery Low BirthweightPlural
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Number & Percent of Live Births By Birthweight or Plural Births and by Year,
Michigan 1989-2015
1989148,164  11,323  7.62,256  1.53,857  2.6
1990153,080  11,608  7.62,386  1.63,911  2.6
1991149,478  11,706  7.82,326  1.63,983  2.7
1992143,827  10,829  7.52,198  1.53,820  2.7
1993139,560  10,700  7.72,098  1.53,700  2.7
1994137,844  10,765  7.82,201  1.64,027  2.9
1995134,169  10,356  7.71,981  1.53,769  2.8
1996133,231  10,228  7.72,035  1.53,886  2.9
1997133,549  10,335  7.72,095  1.64,093  3.1
1998133,649  10,468  7.82,106  1.64,263  3.2
1999133,429  10,703  8.02,238  1.74,524  3.4
2000136,048  10,706  7.92,133  1.64,437  3.3
2001133,247  10,714  8.02,222  1.74,791  3.6
2002129,518  10,403  8.02,103  1.64,577  3.5
2003130,850  10,778  8.22,235  1.74,812  3.7
2004129,710  10,867  8.42,148  1.74,799  3.7
2005127,518  10,665  8.42,140  1.74,548  3.6
2006127,537  10,720  8.42,090  1.64,735  3.7
2007125,172  10,550  8.42,147  1.74,487  3.6
2008121,231  10,339  8.52,191  1.84,349  3.6
2009117,309  9,846  8.41,952  1.74,320  3.7
2010114,717  9,685  8.41,897  1.74,269  3.7
2011114,159  9,576  8.41,827  1.64,126  3.6
2012112,708  9,535  8.51,775  1.64,114  3.7
2013113,732  9,397  8.31,854  1.64,235  3.7
2014114,460  9,592  8.41,736  1.54,226  3.7
2015113,211  9,611  8.51,735  1.54,204  3.7

Notes:
Low Birthweight
Live births weighing less than 2,500 grams.
Very Low Birthweight
Live births weighing less than 1,500 grams.
Plural
An infant born a part of a multiple birth; twins or triplets for example.

Source: 1989 Michigan Birth Certificate Registry;1990-2015 Geocoded Michigan Birth Certificate Registries.
Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services