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Table 2 Number of planned homebirths as a proportion of all births, 1999 to 2004, Victoria, NSW and Queensland

From: Australia's insurance crisis and the inequitable treatment of self-employed midwives

  Year Number of planned home births Total number of births Planned home births as proportion of all births
Victoria 1999 132 61 586 0.21%
  2000 113 61 569 0.18%
  2001 126 61 064 0.21%
  2002 161 61 959 0.26%
  2003 152 62 305 0.24%
  2004 181 62 348 0.29%
NSW 1999 139 85 967 0.16%
  2000 108 86 460 0.13%
  2001 144 84 379 0.17%
  2002 99 84 587 0.12%
  2003 109 85 032 0.13%
  2004 93 84 288 0.11%
Queensland 1999 164 48 042 0.34%
  2000 126 48 524 0.26%
  2001 102 48 908 0.21%
  2002 61 48 324 0.13%
  2003 67 49 512 0.14%
  2004 57 50 051 0.12%
  1. Source: [82-92]