Teenage Mothers Prevalence

This key economic indicator for the Maternal Health sector has been recently updated.

  1. Kenya Teenage Mothers Prevalence was up 6.1points in 2015, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2010 Nigeria Teenage Mothers Prevalence jumped by 4points year on year totalising 31.5 Percent of Women Aged 15-19.
  3. In 2017 Tanzania was number 14 in Teenage Mothers Prevalence.
  4. In 2015 Mozambique was number 1 in Teenage Mothers Prevalence reaching 46.4 Percent of Women Aged 15-19, jumping from 7 in 2014.

Top Countries in Teenage Mothers Prevalence

# 41 Countries Percent of Women Aged 15-19 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Mozambique
46.40 % 2015 NA NA View data
2 #2
Madagascar
38.90 % 2016 NA +0.9 % View data
3 #3
Mali
37.70 % 2015 NA NA View data
4 #4
Chad
35.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
5 #5
Sierra Leone
35.00 % 2016 NA NA View data
6 #6
Angola
34.50 % 2016 NA -4.1 % View data
7 #7
Liberia
33.50 % 2016 NA -1.1 % View data
8 #8
Nigeria
31.50 % 2015 NA +4.0 % View data
9 #9
Malawi
31.40 % 2018 -0.3 % NA View data
10 #10
Bangladesh
30.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
11 #11
Zambia
28.50 % 2014 NA NA View data
12 #12
Democratic Republic of the Congo
27.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
13 #13
Burkina Faso
26.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
14 #14
Tanzania
26.40 % 2017 -1.1 % +1.8 % View data
15 #15
Uganda
24.80 % 2016 +2.9 % +0.8 % View data
16 #16
Zimbabwe
21.60 % 2015 NA NA View data
17 #17
Guatemala
20.70 % 2015 NA NA View data
18 #18
Benin
20.10 % 2018 NA NA View data
19 #19
Kenya
19.20 % 2015 +6.1 % NA View data
20 #20
Lesotho
19.10 % 2014 NA -0.5 % View data
21 #21
Togo
18.60 % 2017 NA NA View data
22 #22
Ghana
17.80 % 2016 NA NA View data
23 #23
Colombia
17.40 % 2015 NA -2.3 % View data
24 #24
Nepal
16.70 % 2016 NA +0.0 % View data
25 #25
Senegal
16.10 % 2018 -1.8 % +0.8 % View data
26 #26
South Africa
15.60 % 2016 NA NA View data
27 #27
Ethiopia
12.50 % 2016 NA +0.2 % View data
28 #28
Cambodia
12.00 % 2014 NA NA View data
29 #29
Egypt
10.90 % 2014 NA NA View data
30 #30
Haiti
10.00 % 2017 NA -6.8 % View data
31 #31
Philippines
8.60 % 2017 NA NA View data
32 #32
Burundi
8.30 % 2017 NA -6.5 % View data
33 #33
Pakistan
8.10 % 2018 NA +0.5 % View data
34 #34
India
7.90 % 2016 NA NA View data
35 #35
East Timor
6.90 % 2016 NA NA View data
36 #36
Tajikistan
6.80 % 2017 NA -1.7 % View data
37 #37
Rwanda
6.50 % 2018 +4.8 % +3.8 % View data
38 #38
Jordan
5.20 % 2018 NA NA View data
39 #39
Armenia
3.60 % 2016 NA NA View data
40 #40
Albania
3.50 % 2018 NA NA View data
41 #41
Maldives
1.60 % 2017 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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