Each Day in America for Hispanic Children

September 2016

Less than one mother dies from complications of childbirth.

Less than one child is killed by abuse or neglect.

Less than one child or teen commits suicide.

1 child or teen is killed by guns

4 children or teens die from accidents.

13 babies die before their first birthdays.

78 public school students are corporally punished.**

177 babies are born at low birthweight.

238 babies are born to teen mothers.

307 babies are born without health insurance.

386 babies are born into extreme poverty.

423 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.

834 high school students drop out.**

879 babies are born into poverty.

1,326 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 2014 for citations.

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