TEEN BIRTHS IN texas, Girls 15 - 19
2015
32,687
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$1.1
BILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2015
34.6 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-8%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2014
-56%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
  • Teen Birth Rate, by Race/Ethnicity
  • 2015
  • Change,
    1991-2015
  • Non-Hispanic White
  • 21
  • -58%
  • Non-Hispanic Black
  • 34
  • -71%
  • Hispanic
  • 48
  • -56%
TEEN PREGNANCY IN texas, Girls 15 - 19
2013
53,150
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2013
58 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-11%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2011
-50%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN texas, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
N/A
2015
EVER HAD SEX
N/A
2015
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN texas, Women 15 - 44
54
2010
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$2.9
2010
BILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In Texas, Girls 15 - 19
2015
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
32,687
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$1.1 billion
2014
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
7,376
Non-Hispanic Black
4,619
Hispanic
22,745
American Indian/Alaska Native
127
Asian/Pacific Islander
267
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Age *
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
30%
Girls 18-19
69%
2015
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
34.6 Births per 1,000 Girls
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2014
-8%
From peak year, 1991
-56%
2015
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
20.9 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
34.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
47.6 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012°
From 2012, Non-Hispanic White
N/A
From 2012, American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
From 2012, Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
From 2012, Hispanic
N/A
From 2012, Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991°
Non-Hispanic White
-58%
Non-Hispanic Black
-71%
Hispanic
-56%
2015
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
16.7 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
63 Births per 1,000 Girls
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2013
Girls 15-17
-11%
Girls 18-19
-7%
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-67%
Girls 18-19
-47%
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order ᵻ
First Births
79%
Subsequent Births
21%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age ᵻ
Girls 15-17
N/A
Girls 18-19
N/A
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity ᵻ
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2014
Percent of Teen Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
87%
Teen Pregnancy In Texas, Girls 15 - 19
2013
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
53,150
2013
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
31%
Girls 18-19
68%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
58 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2011
-11%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-50%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
36 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
65 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
76 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
-69%
Non-Hispanic Black
-63%
Hispanic
-52%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
29 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
102 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2010
Girls 15-17
-17%
Girls 18-19
-8%
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-62%
Girls 18-19
-41%
Sex & Contraception In Texas, High school students
2015
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
N/A
2015
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
N/A
2015
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
N/A
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
N/A
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Among Sexually Active High School Students
N/A
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
N/A
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
N/A
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
N/A
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Unplanned Pregnancy In Texas, Women 15 - 44
2010
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
54%
2008
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Unmarried Women 18-29
N/A
2010
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
56 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2008
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Unmarried Women 18-29
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2010
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$2.9 billion
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