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Observatory for the collection, organization, management and analysis of early childhood development key data that supports research, public policies, plans and best practices in Puerto Rico.

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In this section you will find research, studies and laws relevant to child and youth development.

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We are a non-profit institution that seeks to ensure the optimal development of children and young people between 0-21 years of age.

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Statistics in Puerto Rico

57.1%

Children and young people under the poverty level.

52.7%

Children and young people in a single parent family.

 

39.4%

Families with children and young people in the nutrition assistance program.

14%

Students between 9th and 12th grade who are overweight.

 

11.9%

High school students who did not attend class because they felt unsafe.

9.9

Children and young people who were confirmed victims of abuse. (x1,000)

 

13.2

Number of students per teacher per school year.

40.4

Birth rate for teenage girls between 15-19 years of age. (x1,000)

 

10%

High school students who are bullying victims in the past 12 months.

3.8%

Young people between 16-19 years of age who do not attend class and are unemployed.