News / Utah / 

Teenage Births on the Rise in Utah

Teenage Births on the Rise in Utah



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(KSL News) The number of births to teenage mothers in Utah went up in 2005 for the first time in six years.

The annual Kids Count report showed the number of teen births went from 854 in 2004 to 917 in 2005. That is an increase of about one percent.

The survey also shows that despite Utah's strong economy, the number of children living in poverty remained at just over 12 percent.

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast