National Vital Statistics System

National Vital Statistics System

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The National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) provides the most complete data on births and deaths in the United States

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Find our latest provisional (preliminary) estimates on births and deaths, including deaths from drug overdoses and flu.

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Page last reviewed: January 21, 2022