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Unmarried Childbearing

Data are for the U.S.

  • Number of live births to unmarried women: 1,609,619
  • Birth rate for unmarried women: 45.3 births per 1,000 unmarried women aged 15-44 years
  • Percent of all births to unmarried women: 40.7%

Source: Births: Final Data for 2012, table C [PDF - 1.0 MB]

 

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