The UK continues to have the highest teenage birth rates in Western Europe, figures published by the Office for National Statistics reveal.
Data for birth rates across the 28 countries of the European Union in 2014 show the UK had lower rates than just Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia,... Read more
Teenage pregnancy statistics for 2014 published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the under 18 conception rate is the... Read more
A continued overall reduction in teenage pregnancy rates has been welcomed by sexual health charity FPA.
Data released by the Office for National Statistics shows the rolling annual rate of... Read more
Sexual health charity FPA has welcomed news that teenage pregnancy rates in England and Wales continued to decrease in 2013.
Rates of conceptions in under 18s remain the lowest they have been since comparable conception statistics were first produced in 1969.
FPA’s Policy Manager... Read more
7.4 million women aged between 15 and 44 in England live in an area where the local authority currently has no strategy to reduce unplanned pregnancy.
That is one of the key findings of a... Read more
FPA, in a joint statement with Brook, has commented on a further drop in the conception rate in under 18s for 2012.
The Chief Executives of Brook and FPA, Simon Blake OBE and Dr Audrey Simpson OBE, said:
“We welcome the further reduction, which is continued... Read more
Sexual health charity FPA has welcomed a continued drop in the number of teenage pregnancies in England and Wales.
Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number of pregnancies among women under 18 during the third quarter of 2012 was 6,529.
This was a 12.5... Read more