Teenage pregnancy rates continue to fall in Bradford district

The rate of pregnancy amongst teenagers across the Bradford district has fallen again according the latest three year averages released by the government. Bradford has the lowest rate for conceptions amongst under-18s in West Yorkshire according to The Office for National Statistics. There was an average of 28.9 conceptions per 1,000 girls aged under-18 between 20011-2013 compared to 31.1 in 2010-12 and 34.7 in 2009-11. Bradford Council’s Executive Member for Children and Young People’s Services, Coun Ralph Berry, said: “The latest fall in the rate of teenage pregnancies is the…

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