Teenage Pregnancies

Treasury written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Shadow Minister (Children)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many teenage pregnancies there were in each of the last 10 years, broken down by year group.

Photo of John Healey John Healey The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Colin Mowl to Mr. Tim Loughton, dated 14 June 2005

The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many teenage pregnancies there were in each of the last 10 years, broken down by year group. I am replying in his absence. (4638)

The most recent year for which conception statistics are available is 2003 and figures for this year are provisional estimates. The data requested are given in the table below.

Conceptions to women aged under 18, England, 1994 to 2003
Number
1994 33,794
1995 35,371
1996 40,558
1997 40,463
1998 41,089
1999 39,247
2000 38,699
2001 38,461
2002 39,350
2003(39) 39,571

(39) Provisional estimates.

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