A brief look at multiple births

For births in 2005–most recent data; twin births continued to increase (42% since 1990), while higher-order births continued to decrease.

  • Number of twin births: 133,122
  • Number of triplet births: 6,208
  • Number of quadruplet births: 418
  • Number of quintuplets and other higher order births: 68

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