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FSRH Statement on release of Office for National Statistics (ONS) Quarterly Conception Rates for Women under 18 data: January - March 2016 ‘TEENAGE CONCEPTION RATES’

File size: 429kb | Date: 25 May 2017 | FSRH Policy and External Affairs - PDF

FSRH welcomes the publication of the ONS’ quarterly statistics on conceptions for women aged under 18 in England and Wales (January to March 2016). Overall, the data shows a continuous decline in under-18 conceptions, including a decrease in rates from 21.8 to 19.9 per 1.000 in comparison to the same quarter last year (January to March 2015). Wales alone shows a slightly bigger decline, from 24.1 to 21.5 per 1.000 for the same period.