TEEN BIRTHS IN THE US, Girls 15 - 19
2013
274,641
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$9.4
BILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2013
27 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-10%%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-57%%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991

Teen Birth Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White
2013
19 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-9%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-57%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
Non-Hispanic Black
2013
39 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-11%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-67%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
Hispanic
2013
42 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-10%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-60%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
American Indian / Alaska Native
2013
31 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-11%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-63%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
Asian / Pacific Islander
2013
9 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-9%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-68%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
TEEN PREGNANCY IN THE US, Girls 15 - 19
2010
614,000
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2010
57 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-15%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-51%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1990

Teen Pregnancy Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic White
2010
38 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-13%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-56%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1990
Non-Hispanic Black
2010
100 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-15%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-56%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1990
Hispanic
2010
84 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-22%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-49%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1990
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN THE US, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
47
2013
EVER HAD SEX
86
2013
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN THE US, Women 15 - 44
69
2008
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
51
2008
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED, AMONG UNMARRIED WOMEN 20 - 29
$13.5
2008
BILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In the US, Girls 15 - 19
2013
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19
274,641
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing (in Millions of $)
$9.4 billion
2013
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
108,334
Non-Hispanic Black
62,439
Hispanic
93,585
American Indian/Alaska Native
5,729
Asian/Pacific Islander
5,132
2013
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
27%
Girls 18-19
72%
2013
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
27 Births per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2012
-10%
From peak year, 1991
-57%
2013
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
19 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
39 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
42 Births per 1,000 Girls
American Indian/Alaska Native
31 Births per 1,000 Girls
Asian/Pacific Islander
9 Births per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012
Non-Hispanic White
-9%
Non-Hispanic Black
-11%
Hispanic
-10%
American Indian/Alaska Native
-11%
Asian/Pacific Islander
-9%
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991
Non-Hispanic White
-57%
Non-Hispanic Black
-67%
Hispanic
-60%
American Indian/Alaska Native
-63%
Asian/Pacific Islander
-68%
2013
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
12 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
47 Births per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2012
Girls 15-17
-13%
Girls 18-19
-8%
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-68%
Girls 18-19
-50%
2013
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order°
First Births
83%
Subsequent Births
17%
2013
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
14%
Non-Hispanic Black
19%
Hispanic
20%
American Indian/Alaska Native
19%
Asian/Pacific Islander
15%
2013
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls
89%
Teen Pregnancy In the US, Girls 15 - 19
2010
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies Among Girls Age 15-19
614,000
2010
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
2%
Girls 15-17
30%
Girls 18-19
68%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
57 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2008
-15%
From peak year, 1990
-51%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
38 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
100 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
84 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2008
Non-Hispanic White
-13%
Non-Hispanic Black
-15%
Hispanic §
-22%
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1990
Non-Hispanic White
-56%
Non-Hispanic Black
-56%
Hispanic §
-49%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
30 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
96 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2008
Girls 15-17
-18%
Girls 18-19
-15%
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1990
Girls 15-17
-59%
Girls 18-19
-44%
Sex & Contraception In the US, High school students
2013
Ever Had Sex
Students Who Have Ever Had Sex
47%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
30%
Grade 10
41%
Grade 11
54%
Grade 12
64%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
48%
Females
46%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
44%
Non-Hispanic Black
61%
Hispanic
49%
American Indian/Alaska Native
41%
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Sexually Active
Students Who Had Sexual Intercourse in the Previous Three Months
34%
2013
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
20%
Grade 10
29%
Grade 11
40%
Grade 12
49%
2013
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
33%
Females
35%
2013
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
33%
Non-Hispanic Black
42%
Hispanic
35%
American Indian/Alaska Native
30%
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Sex Before Age 13
Students Who Had Sex for the First Time Before Age 13
6%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
6%
Grade 10
6%
Grade 11
6%
Grade 12
5%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
8%
Females
3%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
3%
Non-Hispanic Black
14%
Hispanic
6%
American Indian/Alaska Native
10%
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Sexual Partners
15%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
7%
Grade 10
13%
Grade 11
19%
Grade 12
23%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
17%
Females
13%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
13%
Non-Hispanic Black
26%
Hispanic
13%
American Indian/Alaska Native
15%
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Used Any Method at Last Sex
86%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
84%
Grade 10
86%
Grade 11
88%
Grade 12
87%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Females
84%
Males
89%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
90%
Non-Hispanic Black
84%
Hispanic
80%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
59%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
63%
Grade 10
62%
Grade 11
62%
Grade 12
53%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
66%
Females
53%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
57%
Non-Hispanic Black
65%
Hispanic
58%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Sexually Active High School Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
19%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
11%
Grade 10
17%
Grade 11
19%
Grade 12
24%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
15%
Females
22%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
26%
Non-Hispanic Black
8%
Hispanic
9%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
25%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
14%
Grade 10
22%
Grade 11
26%
Grade 12
32%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Females
30%
Males
20%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
33%
Non-Hispanic Black
15%
Hispanic
15%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
Unplanned Pregnancy In the US, Women 15 - 44
2008
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Overall
51%
Among Unmarried Women 20-29
69%
2008
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Overall
54 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
Among Unmarried Women 20-29
95 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2008
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$13.5 billion
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