Premarital Pregnancy Statistics

Percent of Births Out of Wedlock by Year Percent
2012 – 2016 41.2%
2010 – 2012 43%
2003 – 2009 41%
1997 – 2002 27%
1990 – 1996 21%
1985 – 1989 15%
Before 1989 12%
Number of out-of-wedlock births in 2014 1,609,619
Total Births in 2014 4.5 Million
Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate by Ethnicity
Black unwed mother rate 72%
Native American unwed mother rate 66%
Hispanic unwed mother rate 53%
White unwed mother rate 29%
Asian unwed mother rate 17%
Percent of Births By Age
2008 : Teenagers Age 13-18 10%
2008 : Women Age 35 or older 14%
1990 : Teenagers Age 13-18 13%
1990 : Women Age 35 or older 9%
Britain has the worst teenage pregnancy rate in Europe with 45% of children born outside of wedlock in 2008.
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Sources: Center for Disease Control
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

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Multiple Birth Statistics

Multiple Births By Year 2009 2010 2014
Twin Births 137,217 132,562 131,269
Triplet Births 5,905 5,503 5,137
Quadruplet Births 355 313 239
Quintuplets or Higher 80 37 69
Other Multiple Birth Statistics Data
Triplet or higher birth rate per 100,000 live births 137.6
Twin birth rate per 1,000 live births 33.1
Total percentage of Twins as result of fertility treatments 17%
Total percentage of triplets as result of fertility treatments 40%
Total percentage of twins born to women over the age of 45 20%
Percent of teen mothers who have twins 2%
Percent of twins born with low birth weight 57%
Percent of triplets born with low birth weight 96%
Total number of live multiple births 143,557
Percent of twins that are left handed 22%
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Sources: CDC, Gold Coast Multiple birth, NOMOTC
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Date research was conducted: March 31, 2017

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