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vital statistics

pl.n.
1. Statistics concerning the important events in human life, such as births, deaths, marriages, and migrations.
2. Informal The dimensions of a person's body, especially of a woman's body as measured around bust, waist, and hips.

vital statistics

pl n
1. (Statistics) quantitative data concerning human life or the conditions and aspects affecting it, such as the death rate
2. informal the measurements of a woman's bust, waist, and hips

vi′tal statis′tics


n.pl.
1. statistics concerning human life or the conditions affecting human life and the maintenance of population, as deaths, births, and marriages.
2. Facetious. the measurements of a woman's figure, esp. the bust, waist, and hips.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vital statistics - data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriagesvital statistics - data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriages
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
statistic - a datum that can be represented numerically
Translations

vital statistics

npl (of population) → statistica fsg demografica (fam) (woman's) → misure fpl
References in classic literature ?
It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that for the first time in history whole populations found themselves regularly supplied with more than enough to eat, and the vital statistics of the time witness to an amelioration of hygienic conditions rapid beyond all precedent, and to a vast development of intelligence and ability in all the arts that make life wholesome.
A man's most vital statistic was sometimes bigger than contraceptive manufacturers allowed for,causing a problem for one fifth of men who complained condoms were too tight.
Years ago every paper would print photos of the lovelies, together with vital statistics, and the most vital statistic of all - the odds.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 9, 2019-: Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s Chinganya praises Sierra Leone for its commitment to Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) and ID issues
Caption: Number of Deaths from Hornet, Wasp, and Bee Stings, * Among Males and Females--National Vital Statistics System, United States, ([dagger]) 2000-2017: * Deaths from hornet, wasp, and bee sting as underlying cause of death are coded as X23 in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision.
He said the purpose of registration is to get a clear picture of vital statistics relating to housing project including area preference, required finances and civic amenities.
He said that the scanning and transmission of vital statistics outstanding from 2009 to 2013 would commence as soon as money was released by the Federal Government.
Kanwal said that they were working on developing civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) for the identification of 30 percent gap in our data as it could help in achieving the SDGs by 2030.
She was speaking on Friday during the commemoration of the first Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Day at St Thomas Barnados Children's Home in Nairobi.
He also cautions the public against dealing with individuals who are not in the employ of the Bureau of Vital Statistics, detailing that all legitimate employees wear jackets and carry identification cards.
Addressing a launching ceremony of Technical Support Unit - Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (TSU-CRVS) at Pakistan Policy and Management Institute (PPMI) here, he said, the setting-up the Unit is a step in right direction to facilitate national and provincial organizations, follow up actions and improve education and health systems.