The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control publishes several annual reports on vital statistics, providing basic reference data for a variety of users. Vital Statistics certificates filed with the Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Services are the primary source of data presented in this report. These records include certificates of live births, deaths, marriages, divorces and annulments, and reports of fetal deaths and abortions. Data are presented for South Carolina and its 46 counties. Live births, fetal deaths and deaths occurring out-of-state to South Carolina residents are also included in this report.

Recent Submissions

  • The South Carolina annual morbidity report on reportable conditions 2018 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    The purpose of this report is to provide South Carolinians, as well as healthcare organizations and providers, government and regulatory agencies, and other concerned individuals and groups important statistical information ...
  • Infant mortality: South Carolina 1999 (residence data) 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Biostatistics (South Carolina State Library, 2001-04)
    These tables give statistics on infant mortality rates in South Carolina.
  • Infant mortality: South Carolina 1998 (residence data) 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Biostatistics (South Carolina State Library, 1999-11)
    These tables give statistics on infant mortality rates in South Carolina.
  • It's a short distance to a wide gap in life expectancy 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    These maps show areas of life expectancy in various counties and cities in South Carolina.