Teenage Pregnancy Statistics We Should Be Aware Of

Teenage Pregnancy Statistics We Should Be Aware On
Teenage Pregnancy Statistics We Should Be Aware On

You surely think that the bigger rate of the teenage pregnancy occurs in the less developed countries. Check out the interesting teenage pregnancy statistics of the past decade!

The United States are almost equal to Cambodia by the level of Teenage pregnancy and 40 times higher than in North Korea (not surprising, sex has all chances to be illegal in this country)

Teenage Pregnancy Statistics on the edge of centuries

UN Statistics Division, estimates 1995-2010

Teenage pregnancy statistics per 1,000 women 15–19 years old, source:

Country 1995–2000 2000–2005 2005–2010
Afghanistan 212.4 161.2 118.7
Albania 11.8 17.4 17.9
Algeria 11.8 8.5 7.3
Angola 215.1 201.0 171.1
Argentina 69.8 60.7 56.9
Armenia 53.0 37.9 35.7
Aruba 47.3 41.1 33.4
Australia 19.2 16.7 16.5
Austria 14.6 13.5 12.8
Azerbaijan 41.0 33.6 33.8
Bahamas 61.9 44.0 31.8
Bahrain 17.9 15.7 14.9
Bangladesh 130.5 105.9 78.9
Barbados 56.2 42.1 42.6
Belarus 33.2 23.9 22.1
Belgium 22.7 16.1 14.2
Belize 106.3 91.2 78.7
Benin 123.3 117.4 111.7
Bhutan 75.0 58.3 50.2
Bolivia 86.9 84.4 78.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina 27.0 18.2 16.4
Botswana 73.3 61.2 52.1
Brazil 89.7 86.0 75.6
Brunei Darussalam 28.8 26.2 25.1
Bulgaria 50.6 44.8 42.8
Burkina Faso 136.2 130.4 124.8
Burundi 40.1 29.0 18.6
Cambodia 53.3 45.4 41.8
Cameroon 142.8 136.2 127.8
Canada 20.1 15.0 14.0
Cape Verde 105.8 94.7 81.6
Central African Republic 134.4 122.5 106.6
Chad 193.4 189.6 164.5
Channel Islands 13.8 11.9 9.9
Chile 66.9 61.6 58.3
China 6.8 8.2 8.4
Hong Kong 5.0 4.0 3.2
Macao 6.1 4.0 3.0
Colombia 91.7 95.7 74.3
Comoros 66.5 63.6 58.0
Republic of the Congo 130.2 130.5 118.7
Costa Rica 86.9 76.4 65.6
Côte d’Ivoire 136.4 134.9 129.4
Croatia 17.8 14.4 13.5
Cuba 67.9 50.3 45.2
Cyprus 13.1 7.2 6.6
Czech Republic 16.7 11.4 11.1
North Korea 1.4 1.0 0.7
Democratic Republic of the Congo 242.0 230.6 201.4
Denmark 8.0 6.6 6.0
Djibouti 31.1 28.8 22.9
Dominican Republic 111.0 109.6 108.7
Ecuador 85.4 84.5 82.8
Egypt 58.8 52.5 46.6
El Salvador 111.5 91.9 82.7
Equatorial Guinea 133.9 128.8 122.9
Eritrea 98.7 83.2 66.6
Estonia 30.5 22.3 22.7
Ethiopia 111.5 97.2 72.4
Fiji 45.8 41.5 45.2
Finland 9.6 13.1 9.3
France 7.2 8.0 7.2
French Guiana 120.8 103.1 82.7
French Polynesia 61.3 55.6 51.1
Gabon 130.1 107.1 89.9
Gambia 130.9 102.8 76.6
Georgia 60.5 48.5 44.7
Germany 12.8 10.4 7.9
Ghana 90.1 79.9 71.1
Greece 11.7 10.7 11.6
Grenada 61.5 51.2 42.4
Guadeloupe 21.8 20.1 19.5
Guam 78.2 54.5 51.5
Guatemala 121.1 115.4 107.2
Guinea 174.4 165.7 157.4
Guinea-Bissau 147.3 130.6 111.1
Guyana 73.9 82.4 68.3
Haiti 61.8 52.5 46.4
Honduras 114.6 102.5 93.1
Hungary 27.0 18.5 16.5
Iceland 23.5 17.3 14.6
India 116.1 98.6 86.3
Indonesia 47.8 49.1 45.1
Iran 48.4 33.5 29.5
Iraq 57.1 71.2 98.0
Ireland 19.0 19.0 17.5
Israel 17.7 16.0 14.0
Italy 7.0 7.0 6.7
Jamaica 93.5 85.4 77.3
Japan 4.4 5.8 5.0
Jordan 40.6 31.0 26.5
Kazakhstan 40.0 28.4 30.0
Kenya 105.7 104.2 100.2
Kuwait 26.9 16.1 13.8
Kyrgyzstan 37.6 31.5 34.1
Laos 55.5 52.0 39.0
Latvia 21.9 16.6 18.0
Lebanon 32.0 19.8 16.2
Lesotho 94.0 89.6 73.5
Liberia 152.2 146.1 142.6
Libya 4.7 3.8 3.2
Lithuania 32.2 20.6 19.7
Luxembourg 10.1 11.8 10.1
Madagascar 155.1 149.5 134.3
Malawi 160.9 159.1 119.2
Malaysia 15.0 15.2 14.2
Maldives 46.6 23.0 12.2
Mali 190.9 189.5 186.3
Malta 16.5 16.2 17.3
Martinique 26.0 25.1 22.5
Mauritania 96.5 88.0 79.2
Mauritius 36.3 36.5 35.4
Mayotte 86.0 106.0 102.5
Mexico 77.8 74.4 70.6
Federated States of Micronesia 44.8 34.3 25.4
Mongolia 32.8 21.8 20.8
Montenegro 23.4 20.9 18.2
Morocco 27.1 19.5 15.1
Mozambique 117.0 176.4 149.2
Myanmar 23.7 19.3 16.3
Namibia 90.4 81.7 74.4
Nepal 129.1 119.9 103.4
Netherlands 6.2 7.1 5.1
Netherlands Antilles 43.5 36.7 31.7
New Caledonia 16.3 19.0 20.0
New Zealand 31.5 27.1 30.9
Nicaragua 132.6 119.4 112.7
Niger 220.6 213.5 207.1
Nigeria 135.2 127.2 118.3
Norway 12.6 9.6 9.0
Occupied Palestinian Territory 96.5 71.4 53.5
Oman 43.2 18.1 9.2
Pakistan 60.0 41.3 31.6
Panama 93.2 89.0 82.6
Papua New Guinea 75.6 71.0 66.9
Paraguay 91.9 82.3 72.3
Peru 70.5 61.5 54.7
Philippines 49.1 53.9 54.1
Poland 20.4 14.9 14.8
Portugal 20.7 20.2 16.8
Puerto Rico 72.4 65.0 53.8
Qatar 24.2 18.6 16.2
South Korea 3.0 2.2 2.3
Republic of Moldova 58.1 37.4 33.8
Réunion 23.4 36.0 44.7
Romania 41.9 35.0 32.0
Russian Federation 35.7 27.9 30.0
Rwanda 53.5 44.7 38.7
Saint Lucia 69.8 62.0 61.7
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 76.1 64.6 58.9
Samoa 45.4 36.8 28.3
Sao Tome and Principe 94.6 80.0 66.1
Saudi Arabia 37.3 20.6 11.6
Senegal 112.4 107.7 105.9
Serbia 28.0 25.8 22.1
Sierra Leone 150.9 143.4 143.7
Singapore 8.0 7.0 4.8
Slovakia 27.4 20.7 20.2
Slovenia 12.8 8.5 5.0
Solomon Islands 71.1 70.1 70.3
Somalia 72.5 71.9 70.1
South Africa 80.6 70.7 59.2
Spain 8.1 10.3 12.7
Sri Lanka 28.0 27.9 23.6
Sudan 87.1 73.6 61.9
Suriname 50.8 44.8 39.5
Swaziland 109.4 102.4 83.9
Sweden 8.9 8.1 6.0
Switzerland 5.7 5.3 4.6
Syrian Arab Republic 51.9 45.5 42.8
Tajikistan 35.8 31.5 28.4
TFYR Macedonia 33.4 26.3 22.0
Thailand 45.8 43.6 43.3
Timor-Leste 71.9 70.1 65.8
Togo 93.9 78.9 65.3
Tonga 22.5 21.3 22.3
Trinidad and Tobago 42.1 35.4 34.7
Tunisia 8.4 6.5 5.7
Turkey 52.0 42.8 39.2
Turkmenistan 17.8 23.0 19.5
Uganda 191.0 172.5 149.9
Ukraine 43.0 29.5 30.8
United Arab Emirates 27.6 24.9 26.7
United Kingdom 31.0 27.0 29.6
Tanzania 133.3 132.0 130.4
United States of America 50.5 43.1 41.2
United States Virgin Islands 51.9 37.6 29.2
Uruguay 67.3 63.5 61.1
Uzbekistan 41.5 14.3 13.8
Vanuatu 62.0 58.1 54.0
Venezuela 94.1 92.1 89.9
Vietnam 27.1 25.8 26.8
Western Sahara 56.5 32.7 21.4
Yemen 109.1 91.2 78.8
Zambia 143.1 159.6 146.8
Zimbabwe 106.3 75.2 64.6
World 66.8 60.4 55.7

Birth and abortion rates, 1996

Per 1000 women 15–19, (%aborted = %of teenage pregnancies ending in abortion) source:

Country birth rate abortion rate combined rate % aborted
Netherlands 7.7 3.9 11.6 33.6
Spain 7.5 4.9 12.4 39.5
Italy 6.9 6.7 13.3 50.4
Greece 12.2 1.3 13.5 9.6
Belgium 9.9 5.2 15.1 34.4
Germany 13.0 5.3 18.3 28.9
Finland 9.8 9.6 19.4 49.5
Ireland 16.7 4.6 21.3 21.6
France 9.4 13.2 22.6 58.4
Denmark 8.2 15.4 23.6 65.3
Sweden 7.7 17.7 25.4 69.7
Norway 13.6 18.3 31.9 57.4
Czech Republic 20.1 12.4 32.5 38.2
Iceland 21.5 20.6 42.1 48.9
Slovakia 30.5 13.1 43.6 30
Australia 20.1 23.9 44 54.3
Canada 22.3 22.1 44.4 49.8
Israel 32.0 14.3 46.3 30.9
United Kingdom 29.6 21.3 50.9 41.8
New Zealand 33.4 22.5 55.9 40.3
Hungary 29.9 30.2 60.1 50.2
Romania 40.0 37.9 77.9 48.7
United States 55.6 30.2 85.8 35.2

 

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teenage_pregnancy_in_the_United_States

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