Report

This report contains teenage pregnancy, birth and abortion statistics, with national estimates through 2006, and state-level estimates through 2005.

January 1, 2010

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    Tables showing annual national rates and numbers of teenage pregnancies, births and abortions through 2006.

  2. 2

    State-level rates of pregnancy, birth and abortion in 2005.

  3. 3

    State-level numbers of teenage pregnancies, births, abortions and miscarriages, as well as population counts.

  4. 4

    Discussion of the methodology and sources used to obtain the estimates.

Key Takeaway

Key Takeaways

From the early 1970s to the early 1990s, pregnancy rates among teenagers and young women in the United States increased by about 21% among all women younger than 20, and by 17% among women aged 20-24.

For the first time since the early 1990s, overall rates of pregnancy and birth among teenagers and young women increased from 2005 to 2006. There are large and long-standing disparities in rates by race and by state. 

Findings & Stats

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