Interactive Data Map

Click on any county to explore the data and find out more. Use the slider bar on the top right to see how the Texas teen birth rate has changed over time. If you just want to see the numbers, click on the box titled “Teen Birth Rate Data” and check the years that you’d like to view.

Data Notes:

  • Rates are shown per 1,000 girls aged 15-19. For example, a rate of 30 per 1,000 means that 3% of teenage girls give birth that year.
  • If there were fewer than 10 teen births in a county, data are hidden for that year to protect privacy.
  • 2017 rates are based on preliminary vital statistics data and may change slightly. 2018 rates only are available for counties with a population greater than 100,000
  • Population estimates come from Texas State Demographer. Rates vary slightly from teen birth estimates based on American Community Survey population data.

Data sources:
Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics
and
Texas Demographic Center, Texas Population Estimates Program

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