Childhood vulnerability in numbers

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Latest data on the overall levels of vulnerability and need among children and young people in England.

Teenage parents

Teenage parents are parents who have not reached legal adulthood, including teenage girls, usually within the ages of 13 to 18, becoming pregnant.

8 Statistics


  • Babies born to mothers aged 14 and under

    Teenage parents
  • 1,587

    Babies born to fathers aged 17 and under (2016)

    Teenage parents
  • 1,338

    Babies born to fathers aged 17 and under (2017)

    Teenage parents
  • 7,004

    Babies born to mothers and fathers aged 17 and under (2016)

    Teenage parents
  • 6,105

    Babies born to mothers and fathers aged 17 and under (2017)

    Teenage parents
  • 5,417

    Babies born to mothers aged 17 and under (2016)

    Teenage parents
  • 4,767

    Babies born to mothers aged 17 and under (2017)

    Teenage parents
  • Babies born to mothers aged 15 to 19

    Teenage parents

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  • Young carers

    102,000
    Young unpaid carers (2017)
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