Babies in the U.S.

Statistics report on babies in the United States

Babies in the U.S.

This report on babies in the United States provides, among other information, figures and statistics on the number of infants and toddlers in the United States, upbringing and parenting, child care, and nutrition.

Table of contents


  • Basic Statistic United States - birth rate 1990-2021
  • Basic Statistic U.S. preterm birth rate 1990-2022
  • Premium Statistic Number of families in the US by number of children 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic Infant and toddler population worldwide 2010-2015, by region
  • Basic Statistic Infant mortality in the USA 2022

Infant population and mortality

  • Premium Statistic North America's infant and toddler population, 2010 and 2015
  • Basic Statistic U.S. infant mortality rate by state 2021
  • Basic Statistic Countries with the highest infant mortality rate 2023
  • Basic Statistic Countries with the lowest infant mortality rate 2023

Baby care & child care

  • Basic Statistic Full-time care cost for an infant in a child care center in the U.S. by state 2020
  • Basic Statistic Full-time care cost for an infant in family care in the U.S. by state 2018
  • Basic Statistic U.S. state ranking of least-affordable child care for an infant in a center 2019
  • Basic Statistic Enrollment in public and private kindergartens in the U.S. 1980-2021
  • Basic Statistic Pre-primary school enrollment numbers in the U.S. 1970-2021


  • Premium Statistic U.S. purchase incidence of baby food/formula 2016-2018
  • Premium Statistic Leading vendors of baby formula (powder) in the U.S. 2016
  • Premium Statistic U.S. unit sales leading baby food and snack brands 2017
  • Premium Statistic Baby food market revenue worldwide 2014-2027
  • Premium Statistic Consumers' reasons for changing baby food brands in North America 2015


  • Basic Statistic Number of Medicaid/CHIP children's health care quality measures 2020
  • Basic Statistic Uninsured U.S. children percentage and rate by age 2022
  • Basic Statistic MMR vaccination rate among U.S. children aged 19-35 months 1995-2017
  • Basic Statistic Share of U.S. children who received all doses of recommended vaccines 2017
  • Premium Statistic U.S. states with the lowest percent of children receiving vaccinations U.S. 2021
  • Basic Statistic Share of U.S. adults who cared about childhood vaccine issues 2016, by gender
  • Basic Statistic U.S. adults who felt it important for children to get vaccinated 2001, 2015, and 2019

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