Monthly Archives: January 2016

Out-of-Wedlock Births Plateau and maybe begin Decline

The out-of-wedlock birth ratio or illegitimacy ratio was 40.2% in 2014; that is down, yes DOWN, from 41.0% in 2009.  This is the first time since 1950 that the illegitimacy ratio has declined over a 5 year period.

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