Each Day in America for American Indian and Alaska Native Children

September 2016

Less than one child is killed by abuse or neglect.

Less than one child or teen is killed by guns

Less than one child or teen commits suicide.

Less than one child or teen dies from accidents.

1 baby dies before their first birthdays.

2 children are arrested for violent crimes.

4 children are arrested for drug crimes.

9 babies are born at low birthweight.

14 babies are born to teen mothers.

19 babies are born into extreme poverty.

22 public school students are corporally punished.**

33 babies are born into poverty.

33 babies are born without health insurance.

23 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.

50 children are arrested.

67 high school students drop out.**

81 babies are born to unmarried mothers.

167 public school students are suspended.**

*Some of the indicators for Each Day in America are not available for American Indian/Alaska Native children.
**Based on 180 school days a year. See Endnotes in The State of America's Children 2014 for citations.

Learn more stats about the state of children in America on our Moments in America for Children page.