U.S. States With the Highest Teen Pregnancy Rates (2021)
Overall, the teen pregnancy rate in the U.S. has been declining in the past 20 years. In 2018 the U.S. teen birth rate was 17.4 births per 1000 females between the age of 15 and 19. In 2019 it decreased to 16.9. Despite these lower rates, the U.S. continues to have the highest teen pregnancy rate of all developed nations. Here are the 15 states with the highest teen birth rate...and the top honor goes to Arkansas with the highest rate of 30 births per 1000 teen women! Congratulations?!? How many of these states have you visited???
avg. score: 6 of 15 (42%)
required scores: 1, 2, 4, 9, 12