TEEN BIRTHS IN virginia, Girls 15 - 19
2015
4,508
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$183
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2015
17.1 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-7%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2014
-68%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
  • Teen Birth Rate, by Race/Ethnicity
  • 2015
  • Change,
    1991-2015
  • Non-Hispanic White
  • 14
  • -67%
  • Non-Hispanic Black
  • 24
  • -76%
  • Hispanic
  • 31
  • -49%
TEEN PREGNANCY IN virginia, Girls 15 - 19
2013
9,460
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2013
36 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-16%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2011
-66%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN virginia, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
N/A
2015
EVER HAD SEX
N/A
2015
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN virginia, Women 15 - 44
54
2010
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$507
2010
MILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In Virginia, Girls 15 - 19
2015
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
4,508
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$183 million
2014
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
2,293
Non-Hispanic Black
1,568
Hispanic
N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native
17
Asian/Pacific Islander
79
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Age *
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
24%
Girls 18-19
75%
2015
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
17.1 Births per 1,000 Girls
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2014
-7%
From peak year, 1991
-68%
2015
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
13.5 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
24 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
31 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012°
From 2012, Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
From 2012, Hispanic
N/A
From 2012, Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
From 2012, Non-Hispanic White
N/A
From 2012, American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991°
Non-Hispanic White
-67%
Non-Hispanic Black
-76%
Hispanic
-49%
2015
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
6.9 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
31.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2013
Girls 15-17
-10%
Girls 18-19
-6%
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-78%
Girls 18-19
-62%
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order ᵻ
First Births
85%
Subsequent Births
15%
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
88%
Teen Pregnancy In Virginia, Girls 15 - 19
2013
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
9,460
2013
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
0%
Girls 15-17
23%
Girls 18-19
77%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
36 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2011
-16%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-66%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
26 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
60 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
49 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
-68%
Non-Hispanic Black
-66%
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
14 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
65 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2010
Girls 15-17
-26%
Girls 18-19
-13%
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-80%
Girls 18-19
-59%
Sex & Contraception In Virginia, 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 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
Grade 9
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 Virginia, Women 15 - 44
2008
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Unmarried Women 18-29
N/A
2010
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
54%
2010
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
51 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 $)
$507 million
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  • 9: Decline in Teen Birth Rate
  • 14: Teen Pregnancy Rate

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