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Health > Teenage mothers > % of women ages 15-19 who have had children or are currently pregnant: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Teenage mothers (% of women ages 15-19 who have had children or are currently pregnant). Teenage mothers are the percentage of women ages 15-19 who already have children or are currently pregnant.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mozambique 41% 2003
2 Niger 39.3% 2006
3 Liberia 37.6% 2009
4 Chad 36.6% 2004
5 Central African Republic 36.1% 1995
6 Mali 35.5% 2006
7 Sierra Leone 34% 2008
=8 Bangladesh 32.7% 2007
=8 Gabon 32.7% 2000
10 Guinea 31.8% 2005
11 Madagascar 31.7% 2009
12 Cote d'Ivoire 31% 1999
13 Angola 28.6% 2007
=14 Cameroon 28.4% 2004
=14 Botswana 28.4% 1988
16 Zambia 27.9% 2007
17 Republic of the Congo 27.3% 2005
18 Malawi 25.6% 2010
19 Nicaragua 25.2% 2007
20 Uganda 24.9% 2006
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo 23.8% 2007
22 Burkina Faso 23.6% 2010
23 Zimbabwe 23.5% 2011
24 Nigeria 22.9% 2008
=25 Tanzania 22.8% 2010
=25 El Salvador 22.8% 2008
=25 Sao Tome and Principe 22.8% 2009
28 Swaziland 22.6% 2007
29 Guatemala 21.8% 2009
30 Honduras 21.5% 2006
31 Benin 21.4% 2006
32 Dominican Republic 20.6% 2007
33 Lesotho 19.6% 2009
34 Colombia 19.5% 2010
=35 Ecuador 19.4% 2004
=35 Togo 19.4% 1998
37 Senegal 18.7% 2011
=38 Brazil 18% 1996
=38 Guyana 18% 2009
=40 Mexico 17.9% 1987
=40 Bolivia 17.9% 2008
42 Kenya 17.7% 2009
43 Cape Verde 17.6% 1998
44 Laos 17% 2005
45 Nepal 16.7% 2011
=46 India 16% 2006
=46 South Africa 16% 1998
48 Mauritania 15.8% 2001
49 Yemen 15.5% 1997
50 Namibia 15.4% 2007
=51 Eritrea 14% 2002
=51 Haiti 14% 2006
53 Trinidad and Tobago 13.8% 1987
54 Jamaica 13.7% 2009
55 Peru 13.6% 2008
56 Ghana 13.3% 2008
57 Ethiopia 12.4% 2011
58 Paraguay 11.6% 2008
59 Sudan 10.9% 1990
60 Thailand 10.5% 1987
=61 Turkey 10.2% 1998
=61 Georgia 10.2% 2005
63 Philippines 9.9% 2008
=64 Egypt 9.6% 2008
=64 Burundi 9.6% 2010
66 Uzbekistan 9.5% 1996
67 Kyrgyzstan 9.4% 1997
=68 Pakistan 9.1% 2007
=68 Comoros 9.1% 1996
70 Indonesia 8.5% 2007
71 Cambodia 8.2% 2010
72 East Timor 7.2% 2010
73 Kazakhstan 7.1% 2006
=74 Morocco 6.5% 2004
=74 Romania 6.5% 1999
76 Azerbaijan 6.3% 2006
=77 Rwanda 6.1% 2010
=77 Moldova 6.1% 2005
79 Sri Lanka 5% 1987
80 Armenia 4.9% 2010
81 Jordan 4.7% 2009
82 Turkmenistan 4.3% 2000
83 Ukraine 4.2% 2007
84 Croatia 3.72% 2009
85 Vietnam 3.4% 2002
86 Tunisia 2.9% 1988
87 Albania 2.8% 2009
88 Maldives 2.1% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Teenage mothers > % of women ages 15-19 who have had children or are currently pregnant. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Teenage-mothers/%-of-women-ages-15--19-who-have-had-children-or-are-currently-pregnant

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