Premarital Pregnancy Statistics

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Percent of Births Out of Wedlock by YearPercent
2012 – 201641.2%
2010 – 201243%
2003 – 200941%
1997 – 200227%
1990 – 199621%
1985 – 198915%
Before 198912%
Number of out-of-wedlock births in 20141,609,619
Total Births in 20144.5 Million
Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate by Ethnicity
Black unwed mother rate72%
Native American unwed mother rate66%
Hispanic unwed mother rate53%
White unwed mother rate29%
Asian unwed mother rate17%
Percent of Births By Age
2008 : Teenagers Age 13-1810%
2008 : Women Age 35 or older14%
1990 : Teenagers Age 13-1813%
1990 : Women Age 35 or older9%
Britain has the worst teenage pregnancy rate in Europe with 45% of children born outside of wedlock in 2008.
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Center for Disease Control
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

Premarital Pregnancy Statistics

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