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Health > Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Legally induced abortions by urban/rural residence of woman. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Greenland 15.08 2010
2 Kazakhstan 9.23 1999
3 Russia 7.87 2011
4 Cuba 7.44 2011
5 New Caledonia 7.15 1998
6 Georgia 6.82 2011
7 Seychelles 6.19 2010
8 Republic of Macedonia 6.04 1997
9 Belize 5.17 1991
10 Estonia 4.98 2011
11 Romania 4.83 2011
12 Armenia 4.65 2009
13 Mongolia 4.6 2010
14 Uzbekistan 4.5 1996
15 Bulgaria 4.32 2011
16 Bermuda 4.2 2012
17 Moldova 4.15 2010
18 Sweden 3.99 2011
19 Kyrgyzstan 3.98 2010
20 Hungary 3.86 2011
21 Ukraine 3.7 2011
22 New Zealand 3.6 2011
23 Latvia 3.44 2011
24 Belarus 3.38 2011
25 United Kingdom 3.23 2011
26 France 3.22 2009
27 Montenegro 3.17 2005
28 Dominican Republic 3.12 2005
29 Serbia 3.11 2008
30 Norway 3.1 2011
31 Iceland 3.04 2011
32 Tunisia 2.97 1988
33 Azerbaijan 2.96 2010
34 Denmark 2.95 2010
35 Canada 2.8 2006
36 United States 2.71 2008
37 Albania 2.64 2008
38 Israel 2.57 2010
39 Spain 2.56 2011
40 Czech Republic 2.29 2011
41 Tajikistan 2.24 2011
42 Slovakia 2.18 2011
43 Slovenia 2.11 2010
44 Lithuania 2.05 2011
45 Singapore 2 2012
46 Finland 1.95 2011
47 Italy 1.91 2009
48 Bahrain 1.9 2011
49 Belgium 1.77 2011
50 Portugal 1.69 2009
51 Hong Kong 1.68 2011
52 Costa Rica 1.65 2010
53 Japan 1.58 2011
54 Netherlands 1.54 1998
55 Greece 1.49 2005
56 Puerto Rico 1.46 2006
57 Switzerland 1.35 2011
58 Germany 1.33 2011
59 Turks and Caicos Islands 1.21 2005
60 Croatia 1.02 2011
61 Faeroe Islands 0.928 2007
62 South Africa 0.692 1998
63 India 0.656 1991
64 Qatar 0.206 2005
65 Australia 0.195 1971
66 Chile 0.113 2005
67 Poland 0.0174 2011
68 Botswana 0.0148 1984
69 Mexico 0.00872 2011
70 Panama 0.0036 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Health > Births and maternity > Abortion > Legal abortions total per thousand people", 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Births-and-maternity/Abortion/Legal-abortions-total-per-thousand-people

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