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Health > Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Central African Republic 229 2009
2 Niger 206 2010
3 Chad 203.4 2009
4 Mali 189.6 2004
5 Liberia 177.3 2007
6 Mozambique 167 2010
7 Angola 165 2005
8 Malawi 157.1 2008
9 Zambia 151 2005
10 Madagascar 147.1 2007
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 147 2010
=12 Guinea 146 2010
=12 Uganda 146 2009
14 Guinea-Bissau 136.7 2009
15 Burkina Faso 130 2008
16 Tanzania 128.2 2008
=17 Bangladesh 128 2009
=17 Equatorial Guinea 128 2001
=17 Cote d'Ivoire 128 2010
20 Cameroon 127 2009
21 Somalia 123 2005
22 Sierra Leone 122 2009
23 Gambia 118 2010
24 Zimbabwe 115 2008
25 Gabon 114 2010
26 Nigeria 113 2010
=27 Sao Tome and Principe 110 2006
=27 Laos 110 2005
29 Nicaragua 108.5 2005
30 Honduras 107.9 2004
31 Kenya 106.3 2006
32 Mayotte 106 2004
33 Marshall Islands 104.8 2006
34 Venezuela 101 2007
35 Ecuador 99.6 2002
36 Dominican Republic 98 2005
37 Guyana 97 2007
38 Senegal 96 2009
39 Comoros 94.5 2000
40 Benin 94 2010
41 Guatemala 92.1 2006
=42 Vanuatu 92 1999
=42 Cape Verde 92 2003
=42 Lesotho 92 2007
45 Belize 90.3 2002
46 Afghanistan 90 2008
47 Swaziland 89 2009
48 Bolivia 88.7 2006
=49 Mauritania 88 2001
=49 Togo 88 2009
51 Mexico 87.4 2008
52 Panama 85.7 2010
53 Eritrea 85.2 2000
54 Colombia 85.1 2008
55 Nauru 84 2005
56 French Guiana 83.5 2007
57 Nepal 81 2009
58 Yemen 80 2005
59 Ethiopia 79 2009
60 Seychelles 77.9 2011
61 Syria 75 2004
62 Namibia 74.3 2004
=63 Jamaica 72 2007
=63 Peru 72 2008
65 Brazil 71.4 2008
=66 Papua New Guinea 70 2000
=66 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 70 2009
=66 Solomon Islands 70 2005
69 Ghana 69.7 2006
70 Argentina 68.2 2009
71 Iraq 68 2006
72 Saint Kitts and Nevis 67.4 2001
73 Costa Rica 67.3 2009
74 Antigua and Barbuda 66.8 2001
75 Haiti 66 2010
76 Suriname 65.8 2007
77 Burundi 65 2008
78 El Salvador 64.8 2007
79 Paraguay 63 2007
80 Palestine 59.8 2006
81 Uruguay 59.7 2007
82 Bhutan 59 2009
83 Puerto Rico 54.5 2008
84 East Timor 54.4 2007
85 Northern Mariana Islands 54.3 2002
=86 Tajikistan 54 2011
=86 South Africa 54 2007
=86 Chile 54 2008
89 Grenada 53.1 2000
90 Philippines 53 2006
91 Virgin Islands 51.7 2007
92 Federated States of Micronesia 51.6 2003
93 Guam 51.5 2004
=94 Botswana 51 2006
=94 Cuba 51 2009
96 Greenland 50.9 2010
97 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 50.6 1992
=98 Barbados 49.5 2007
=98 Egypt 49.5 2006
100 Saint Lucia 49.3 2004
101 Sudan 49 2008
102 Dominica 48.2 2006
=103 Indonesia 48 2010
=103 Cambodia 48 2008
105 Cook Islands 47 2001
106 Thailand 46.7 2009
107 Tokelau 45 1999
108 Georgia 43 2011
=109 Anguilla 42.8 2006
=109 Reunion 42.8 2007
=111 Rwanda 41 2008
=111 French Polynesia 41 2010
=113 Azerbaijan 40.7 2009
=113 Romania 40.7 2009
115 Bulgaria 40.6 2011
116 The Bahamas 40.5 2007
117 Kiribati 39 2005
118 India 38.5 2009
=119 Turkey 38 2006
=119 South Sudan 38 2008
121 Aruba 36.2 2010
122 Vietnam 35 2009
=123 United Arab Emirates 34.2 2009
=123 United States 34.2 2010
125 American Samoa 33.8 2006
=126 Kyrgyzstan 33.5 2010
=126 Montserrat 33.5 2004
128 Netherlands Antilles 33.2 2006
129 Trinidad and Tobago 32.6 2006
=130 Saint Helena 32.3 2000
=130 Jordan 32.3 2007
132 Cayman Islands 31.8 2010
133 Iran 31.3 2006
=134 Mauritius 31.1 2009
=134 Fiji 31.1 2004
136 Kazakhstan 30.7 2008
137 Ukraine 29.9 2007
138 Russia 29.8 2009
139 Samoa 28.6 2006
140 Armenia 28.3 2010
141 Tuvalu 27.5 2005
142 British Virgin Islands 27.4 2007
143 Djibouti 27 2000
144 Gibraltar 26.9 2002
145 Palau 26.5 2005
146 Moldova 25.9 2009
147 New Zealand 25.65 2011
=148 Turks and Caicos Islands 25.5 2005
=148 Uzbekistan 25.5 2006
150 United Kingdom 25.1 2009
151 Sri Lanka 24.3 2006
152 Montenegro 23.5 2009
153 New Caledonia 22.1 2010
154 Slovakia 21.1 2009
155 Turkmenistan 21 2006
156 Belarus 20.7 2010
157 Guadeloupe 20.5 2004
=158 Martinique 20 2007
=158 Republic of Macedonia 20 2009
=160 Mongolia 19.8 2008
=160 Malta 19.8 2009
162 Serbia 19 2010
=163 Morocco 18 2005
=163 Lebanon 18 2001
=165 Hungary 17.8 2011
=165 Brunei 17.8 2008
167 Burma 17.4 2001
168 Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.3 2009
169 Lithuania 17 2009
170 Channel Islands 16.9 1991
171 Bermuda 16.6 2010
172 Ireland 16.3 2009
173 Qatar 16.24 2010
174 Maldives 16.14 2010
=175 Estonia 16.1 2011
=175 Pakistan 16.1 2007
=175 Poland 16.1 2009
178 Tonga 15.9 2006
=179 Portugal 15.6 2009
=179 Niue 15.6 2009
181 Australia 15.5 2010
182 Latvia 15.4 2010
183 Malaysia 15 2009
184 Bahrain 14.44 2011
185 Canada 14.1 2008
186 Israel 13.8 2010
187 Spain 13.3 2007
188 Croatia 12.8 2009
189 Kuwait 12.55 2010
190 Wallis and Futuna 12.5 2008
191 Oman 12.4 2010
192 France 11.9 2009
193 Faeroe Islands 11.3 2007
194 Albania 11.2 2007
195 Belgium 10.8 2008
196 Iceland 10.6 2011
197 Czech Republic 10.1 2011
198 Greece 9.9 2011
199 Norway 9.5 2009
200 Austria 8.98 2011
201 Germany 8.2 2011
202 Finland 7.6 2011
=203 Luxembourg 7 2009
=203 Saudi Arabia 7 2006
205 Italy 6.5 2010
206 China 6.2 2009
207 Tunisia 6 2007
208 Sweden 5.9 2009
209 Slovenia 5.4 2009
210 Netherlands 5.3 2009
211 Andorra 5.1 2009
212 Japan 4.6 2011
213 Denmark 4.5 2011
214 Algeria 4.4 2006
215 Cyprus 4.2 2009
216 Switzerland 4.1 2009
217 Liechtenstein 3.9 2006
218 Libya 3.8 2002
219 Singapore 3.58 2010
220 Macau 3.1 2009
221 Hong Kong 3 2011
222 South Korea 1.8 2009
223 San Marino 1.3 2004

Citation

"All countries compared for Health > Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Births-and-maternity/Teenage-birth-rate

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Interesting observations about Health > Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate

  • Mali has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1994.
  • Chad has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 2002.
  • Uganda has ranked in the top 3 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1991.
  • Niger has ranked in the top 3 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1990.
  • Mozambique has ranked in the top 2 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 2007.
  • Burkina Faso has ranked in the top 3 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1997.
  • Malawi has ranked in the top 4 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1990.
  • Central African Republic has ranked in the top 4 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1992.
  • Guinea has ranked in the top 4 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1996.
  • Afghanistan has ranked in the top 5 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1993.
  • Zambia has ranked in the top 5 for births and maternity > teenage birth rate since 1990.
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