Illegitimate births during WWII

This activity uses original sources of data to explore changing behaviour during WWII.
During 1943 the WVS collated figures on the number of illigitimate children born in England and Wales. This has been combined with other available data to ask the question:

Why did the numbers of illegitimate children born during WWII change?

Illegitimate births: questions KS2

Illegitimate births: questions KS3

WVS Illegitimate births data

Illegitimacy data

Illegitimate births extract