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Teenage Pregnancy: Hillingdon

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many teenage pregnancies there were in the London Borough of Hillingdon in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (268586)

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated April 2009:

As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many teenage pregnancies there were in the London Borough of Hillingdon in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (268586)

Available figures are estimates of the number of conceptions that resulted in a live birth and/or stillbirth (a maternity) or a legal termination.

The number of conceptions to women aged under 18 in the London Borough of Hillingdon for the years 2003-2007 (the most recent year for which figures are available), are shown in the attached table. Figures for 2007 are provisional.

Number of conceptions to women aged under 18 in the London borough of Hillingdon, 2003 to 2007

Number

2003

225

2004

223

2005

218

2006

210

20071

221

1 Figures for 2007 are provisional