Percent of Live Births by Age, Race and Ancestry of Mother
Michigan Residents, 2015

Age of
Mother in
Years
Race Ancestry
All Races White Black American
Indian
Asian &
Pacific
Islander
All Other
Races
Arab Hispanic
<15 0.1 - 0.2 * - * - 0.1
15 - 19 5.6 4.6 10.1 11.9 1.1 6.3 2.3 9.0
20 - 24 22.7 19.9 35.8 30.6 8.5 23.3 16.4 27.5
25 - 29 31.0 32.1 27.6 26.9 29.2 28.4 34.0 27.0
30 - 34 26.9 29.2 16.6 18.4 38.0 24.4 28.2 22.0
35 - 39 11.4 11.9 7.8 10.0 19.3 13.4 14.5 11.4
40+ 2.4 2.3 1.9 2.1 3.9 4.2 4.6 2.9
Median Age at
Last Birthday
28
29
25
26
31
28
29
27


Note: Percents are calculated by using live births to mothers in the specific age group as the denominator. Records with race not stated are included only in the "All Races" column.  Records with age of mother not stated are included only in the "total" row.
Asterisk (*) indicates that data do not meet standards of reliability or precision.
Source: 2015 Michigan Resident Birth File, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.