Teenage pregnancy statistics are based on age at conception and presented by year of conception.

There is a strong correlation between deprivation and teenage pregnancy, with typically higher rates in more materially deprived areas.

Many teenage women experience unintended or unwanted pregnancies, although for some this may be a planned, positive life choice.

Reducing unintended teenage pregnancy remains a priority for the Scottish Government.

View the latest annual update on teenage pregnancy statistics in Scotland.

Last updated: 22 November 2023
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