Change Indicator

Teen births in Massachusetts

Teen births

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



Number: Number of resident births to mothers 15-19 years.

NA: Number based on five or fewer births suppressed


Data Source

Massachusetts Births, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.




Resident births refer to births to mothers who report their usual place of residence as the particular geographical place (state, or city/town.)


Updated December 2023 with data from 2020.

Last Updated

January 2024