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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Health > Births and maternity > Abortion stats

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STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Legal abortions total 202,106
Ranked 3rd.
825,564
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Japan

Legal abortions total per thousand people 1.58
Ranked 27th.
2.71
Ranked 27th. 72% more than Japan

When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Legal Legal
When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Illegal Legal
When abortion is legal > On request Illegal Legal
When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Legal Legal
When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Illegal Legal
When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Legal Legal
When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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