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  • 3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year. 

  • Parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school. Aid young parents by starting a Babysitters Club so they can take GED classes. Sign up for Babysitters Club. 

  • About 25% of teen moms have a 2nd child within 24 months of their first baby.

  • Less than 2% of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30.

  • The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world. 

  • In 2011, the teen birthrate in the United States fell to the lowest level recorded in nearly 70 years of tracking teen childbearing. 

  • In 2008 the teen pregnancy rate among African-American and Hispanic teen girls, age 15 to 19, was over two and a half times higher than the teen pregnancy rate among white teen girls of the same age group. 

  • 8 out of 10 teen dads don’t marry the mother of their child.

  • A sexually active teen who doesn’t use contraceptives has a 90% chance of becoming pregnant within a year. 

  • Almost 50% of teens have never considered how a pregnancy would affect their lives.

  • Teens had fewer babies in 2010 than in any year since the mid-1940s. 

FACTS about Teen Pregnancy