Statistics and Indicators

Mothers aged less than 20 years


  • Maternal age is an important risk factor impacting on outcomes for both mothers and babies. Adverse outcomes are more likely to occur in younger and older mothers.
  • The percentage of mothers aged less than 20 years was 1.0% in 2017.

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