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Health > Abortions per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Legal abortions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 19.13 2003
2 Bulgaria 12.4 2003
3 Hungary 7.6 2003
4 Cuba 7.47 2003
5 Sweden 4.18 2003
6 United States 4.17 2003
7 Norway 3 2003
8 Iceland 2.79 2003
9 New Zealand 2.77 2003
10 Japan 2.69 2003
11 France 2.59 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.53 2003
12 Italy 2.33 2003
13 Israel 2.32 2003
14 Canada 2.23 2003
15 Finland 1.9 2003
16 Germany 1.19 2003
17 India 0.545 2003
18 Greece 0.11 2003
19 Poland 0.0146 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Abortions per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNHDR. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Abortions-per-1000

Health > Abortions per 1000: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Health > Abortions per 1000

  • United States ranked first for abortions per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2003.
  • All of the top 3 countries by abortions per 1000 are European.
  • All of the top 2 countries by abortions per 1000 are Emerging markets'.
  • All of the top 3 countries by abortions per 1000 are Eastern European.
  • 7 of the top 8 countries by abortions per 1000 are Christian.
  • 14 of the bottom 15 countries by abortions per 1000 are High income OECD.
  • 6 of the top 8 countries by abortions per 1000 are Cold countries'.
  • All of the bottom 2 countries by abortions per 1000 are European Union.
  • Bulgaria ranked first for abortions per 1000 amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • Canada ranked last for abortions per 1000 amongst Non-religious countries in 2003.
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