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Table 3 % of women aged 20–24 years reporting a first birth before 20 years disaggregated by age and urban/rural residence: baseline and final survey

From: Trends in adolescent first births in five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean: disaggregated data from demographic and health surveys

  Bolivia 1994 Bolivia 2008 % point change Average annual % rate of change < 20
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20   < 20
Urban 4.3 10.7 19.0 34.0 3.9 11.4 14.4 29.7 −4.3 −0.9
Rural 7.1 18.5 19.5 45.2 8.2 23.5 24.3 55.9 10.7 1.7
Ratio rural/urban 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.3 2.1 2.1 1.7 1.9   
  Colombia 1990 Colombia 2010   Annual % rate of change
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20   < 20
Urban 3.0 8.5 15.3 26.8 4.5 12.8 15.1 32.4 5.6 1.0
Rural 5.8 14.3 22.1 42.2 10.7 19.0 23.9 53.5 11.3 1.3
Ratio rural/urban 1.9 1.7 1.4 1.6 2.4 1.5 1.6 1.7   
  Dominican Republic 1996 Dominican Republic 2013   Annual % rate of change
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20   < 20
Urban 5.0 12.7 15.2 32.9 5.5 16.6 16.8 39.0 6.1 1.0
Rural 9.7 20.3 22.7 52.7 10.7 18.1 18.0 46.9 −5.8 −0.6
Ratio rural/urban 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.9 1.1 1.1 1.2   
  Haiti 1994 Haiti 2012   Annual % rate of change
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20   < 20
Urban 4.9 10.2 12.5 27.6 2.5 7.6 12.2 22.4 −5.2 −1.0
Rural 4.4 10.6 20.4 35.3 3.9 11.7 16.5 32.1 −3.2 −0.5
Ratio rural/urban 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4   
  Peru 1991 Peru 2012   Annual % rate of change
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20   < 20
Urban 2.3 6.1 11.4 19.8 2.4 8.4 14.8 25.6   1.2
Rural 7.1 20.1 26.1 53.4 6.8 19.7 24.4 50.9   −0.2
Ratio rural/urban 3.1 3.3 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.3 1.6 2.0