TEEN BIRTHS IN california, Girls 15 - 19
2014
27,025
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$956
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2014
21.1 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-11%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2013
-71%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
TEEN PREGNANCY IN california, Girls 15 - 19
2011
72,180
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2011
54 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-10%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2010
-65%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN california, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
32.3
2015
EVER HAD SEX
87.6
2015
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN california, Women 15 - 44
48
2010
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$1.8
2010
BILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In California, Girls 15 - 19
2014
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
27,025
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$956 million
2014
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
3,443
Non-Hispanic Black
2,232
Hispanic
20,128
American Indian/Alaska Native
314
Asian/Pacific Islander
866
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
27%
Girls 18-19
72%
2014
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
21.1 Births per 1,000 Girls
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2011
-11%
From peak year, 1991
-71%
2014
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
10 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
28 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
33.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012
From 2011, American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012
From 2011, Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
From 2012, Hispanic
-16%
From 2012, Non-Hispanic Black
-15%
From 2012, Non-Hispanic White
-15%
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991
Non-Hispanic White
-77%
Non-Hispanic Black
-73%
Hispanic
-72%
2014
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
9.6 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
38 Births per 1,000 Girls
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2013
Girls 15-17
-14%
Girls 18-19
-9%
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-79%
Girls 18-19
-66%
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order°
First Births
84%
Subsequent Births
16%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age
Girls 15-17
8%
Girls 18-19
20%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
13%
Non-Hispanic Black
16%
Hispanic
N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native
16%
Asian/Pacific Islander
15%
2014
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
88%
Teen Pregnancy In California, Girls 15 - 19
2011
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
72,180
2011
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
2%
Girls 15-17
31%
Girls 18-19
67%
2011
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
54 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2010
-10%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-65%
2011
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2011
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
28 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
93 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2010
Girls 15-17
-13%
Girls 18-19
-6%
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-72%
Girls 18-19
-60%
Sex & Contraception In California, High school students
2015
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
32.3%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
14.9%
Grade 10
26%
Grade 11
39.1%
Grade 12
52.1%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
36%
Females
28.5%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
27.9%
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
38.1%
2015
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
24.2%
2015
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
9.3%
Grade 10
16%
Grade 11
29.7%
Grade 12
44.3%
2015
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
25.1%
Females
23.1%
2015
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
21.1%
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
27.9%
2015
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
3.1%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
2.9%
Grade 10
3.3%
Grade 11
3%
Grade 12
2.9%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
3.6%
Females
2.6%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
2.8%
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
3.2%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
7.8%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
1.9%
Grade 10
3.6%
Grade 11
8.3%
Grade 12
18.7%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
10.4%
Females
5.1%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
7.7%
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
9%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Among Sexually Active High School Students
87.6%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
89.1%
Grade 12
87.6%
Grade 9
N/A
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
87.8%
Females
87.6%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
88.2%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
56.8%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
57%
Grade 12
56.7%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
57.9%
Females
55.8%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
56.6%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
13.1%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
13.1%
Grade 12
14.1%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
12.1%
Females
14.3%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
10.9%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
20.7%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
23.6%
Grade 12
21.1%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
16.9%
Females
25.1%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
19.9%
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Unplanned Pregnancy In California, Women 15 - 44
2010
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
48%
2010
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
50 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2010
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$1.8 billion
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