Fast Fact-April 23, 2021

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: April 23, 2021

Colorado’s teen birth rate continued to decrease in 2019, falling to 13.3 births per 1,000 females between the ages of 15 and 19. The state’s teen birth rate has seen a steady and significant decline over the past decade, falling by 64 percent since 2009. To see how the teen birth rate has changed over time in specific Colorado counties, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center. 

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit www.coloradokids.org.