An average of 240 registered babies born daily in the region. A total of 87,770 live births was registered in Davao Region in 2019 which is equivalent to a crude birth rate (CBR) of 16.8 or 17 births per thousand population. On the average, there were about 240 registered babies born daily or 10 babies per hour. The number of registered live births from 2009 to 2016 showed an increasing trend, except in the year 2013. A decreasing trend was observed from 2016 to 2019 (Figure 1 and Table 1). In the region, more than half (52.4%) of the babies registered were males (46,001), while females comprised of 41,769 or 47.6 percent. This resulted to a sex ratio of 110 male babies per 100 female babies. Read more about Special Release - Registered Births in Davao Region: 2019.