Each Day in America for Hispanic Children

December 2017

Less than one child is killed by abuse or neglect.

Less than one child or teen commits suicide.

Less than one mother dies from complications of childbirth.

1 child or teen is killed by guns

2 children or teens are injured with a gun.

3 children or teens are injured or killed with a gun.

4 children or teens die from accidents.

13 babies die before their first birthdays.

43 public school students are corporally punished.*

183 babies are born at low birthweight.

197 babies are born to teen mothers.

252 babies are born into extreme poverty.

321 babies are born without health insurance.

403 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.

559 babies are born into poverty.

834 high school students drop out.*

1,341 babies are born to unmarried mothers.

2,934 public school students are suspended.*

*Some of the indicators for Each Day in America are not available for Hispanic children.

**Based on 180 school days a year. See Endnotes in The State of America's Children 2017 for citations.

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