Annual Stillbirths

Data as of 2022

Annual number of stillbirths recorded by the Ministry of Health.

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Stillbirth Rate

How is this data produced?

A stillbirth is a birth after 28 completed weeks or more of gestation without any sign of life during delivery. The data on stillbirths in Malaysia is tabulated based on information collected and reported by the Ministry of Health. For a deeper understanding of the methodology and associated definition, please refer to the Technical Notes.

What caveats I should bear in mind when using this data?

Publication(s) using this data

OpenDOSM features a dashboard on Population & Vital Statistics where you can explore this data in a more interactive manner!


Dataset description

Annual number of stillbirths recorded by the Ministry of Health.

Variable definitions
  • Date
  • Stillbirths
  • Stillbirth Rate
Last updated:

17 Oct 2023, 12:00

Next update:

17 Oct 2024, 12:00

Data source(s)
  • MoH
  • DOSM

This data is made open under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). A copy of the license is available Here.


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Connect directly to the data with Python.

# If not already installed, do: pip install pandas fastparquet import pandas as pd URL_DATA = '' df = pd.read_parquet(URL_DATA) if 'date' in df.columns: df['date'] = pd.to_datetime(df['date']) print(df)

Sample OpenAPI query

The following code is an example of how to make an API query to retrieve the data catalogue mentioned above. You can use different programming languages by switching the code accordingly. For a complete guide on possible query parameters and syntax, please refer to the official Open API Documentation.

import requests import pprint url = "" response_json = requests.get(url=url).json() pprint.pprint(response_json)