Teenage pregnancy rates at all-time low

Teenage pregnancies in England and Wales have fallen to their lowest ever level, according to official statistics. The estimated number of conceptions to girls under 18 stood at 27,834 in 2012, marking a decrease of 10% from the previous year. This means the rate of conceptions for under-18s was 27.9 per thousand girls aged 15 to 17, the lowest since comparable records began in 1969.

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