TEEN BIRTHS IN pennsylvania, Girls 15 - 19
2015
7,218
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$409
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2015
17.7 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-8%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2014
-62%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
  • Teen Birth Rate, by Race/Ethnicity
  • 2015
  • Change,
    1991-2015
  • Non-Hispanic White
  • 12
  • -63%
  • Non-Hispanic Black
  • 33
  • -76%
  • Hispanic
  • 43
  • -65%
TEEN PREGNANCY IN pennsylvania, Girls 15 - 19
2013
14,680
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2013
35 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-20%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2011
-60%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN pennsylvania, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
36.3
2015
EVER HAD SEX
88.9
2015
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN pennsylvania, Women 15 - 44
53
2010
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$727
2010
MILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In Pennsylvania, Girls 15 - 19
2015
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$ million
2014
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
Non-Hispanic Black
Hispanic
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian/Pacific Islander
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Age *
Girls Under 15
%
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
2015
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
 Births per 1,000 Girls
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2014
%
From peak year, 1991
%
2015
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012°
From 2012, American Indian/Alaska Native
%
From 2012, Asian/Pacific Islander
%
From 2012, Hispanic
%
From 2012, Non-Hispanic Black
%
From 2012, Non-Hispanic White
%
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991°
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
 Births per 1,000 Girls
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2013
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
2015
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order ᵻ
First Births
%
Subsequent Births
%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age ᵻ
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity ᵻ
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
American Indian/Alaska Native
%
Asian/Pacific Islander
%
2014
Percent of Teen Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
%
Teen Pregnancy In Pennsylvania, Girls 15 - 19
2013
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
2013
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
%
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2011
%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2013
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2010
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
2013
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
%
Girls 18-19
%
Sex & Contraception In Pennsylvania, High school students
2015
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
%
2015
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Among Sexually Active High School Students
%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
Grade 9
%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Hispanic
%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
%
Grade 10
%
Grade 11
%
Grade 12
%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
%
Females
%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
%
Non-Hispanic Black
%
Non-Hispanic White
%
Unplanned Pregnancy In Pennsylvania, Women 15 - 44
2008
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Unmarried Women 18-29
%
2010
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
%
2010
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2008
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Unmarried Women 18-29
 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2010
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$ million
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Pennsylvania's Rankings
  • 15: Teen Birth Rate
  • 28: Decline in Teen Birth Rate
  • 12: Teen Pregnancy Rate

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