Conception and fertility rates
Conceptions based on births and abortions data analysed by age and area; and childbearing of women born in different years, average family size and women who remain childless.
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The under 18 conception rate for 2014 is the lowest since 1969 at 22.9 conceptions per thousand women aged 15 to 17
The estimated number of conceptions to women aged under 18 fell to 22,653 in 2014 compared with 24,306 in 2013, a decrease of 6.8%
The estimated number of conceptions to women aged under 16 was 4,160 in 2014, compared with 4,648 in 2013 (a fall of 10%)
Datasets related to Conception and fertility rates
Provides the quarterly number of conceptions to women aged under 18 for England and Wales by regions and other local authority areas.
Analysis of fertility by cohort. Cohort fertility analysis allows the fertility experience of a group of women sharing the same birth year (a 'cohort') to be traced through time and compared with the experience of other cohorts.
Annual statistics on conceptions to women usually resident in England and Wales.
Presents data on fertility by year of birth of mother rather than the year of birth of child. This package includes average number of live-born children and the proportion of women remaining childless by year of birth.
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Publications related to Conception and fertility rates
Annual statistics on conceptions covering conception counts and rates, by age group including women under 18.
Live births, stillbirths, and the intensity of childbearing measured by the total fertility rate.
Home births and multiple births in England broken down by mothers' age group.
The changing composition of families over time, comparing women of the same age and the children they have had.
Annual statistics on live births. Includes countries of birth for non-UK born mothers and fathers.
Childbearing by the year of birth of mothers including trends in average family size, the age at which women give birth, and childlessness.
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