Long-lasting development as a whole U.S. births driven by the international born, who account fully for 23% of most children

The share of U.S. babies born to unmarried women has stabilized in recent years, driven by a sharp decline in births outside of marriage among foreign-born women, and a leveling off among U.S.-born women after rising for decades.

When you look at the latest data that are available2014), a 3rd of all of the births to foreign-born moms had been to unmarried women – straight straight straight down from a top of 37% in 2008.