Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, ROK South Korea

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 23 February 2017

Definition of table data (see notes after table for additional information):

yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions (AWR)abortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
abortion
rate, occurences (AWR)
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1961(990,000)(104,000)(104,000)(104,000) (104,000) 1051059.519.5119.5 
1962(969,000)(127,000)(127,000)(127,000) (127,000) 13113111.5911.5923.3 
1963(944,000)(152,000)(152,000)(152,000) (152,000) 16116113.8713.8727.2 
1964(918,000)(191,000)(191,000)(191,000) (191,000) 20820817.2217.2233.3 
1965(899,000)(223,000)(223,000)(223,000) (223,000) 24824819.8819.8837.9 
1966(860,000)(252,000)(252,000)(252,000) (252,000) 29329322.6622.6641.9 
1967(886,000)(264,000)(264,000)(264,000) (264,000) 29829822.9622.9642.9 
1968(864,000)(293,000)(293,000)(293,000) (293,000) 33933925.3225.3246.4 
1969(880,000)(315,000)(315,000)(315,000) (315,000) 35835826.3626.3648.8 
19701,006,645 (331,000)(331,000)(331,000) (331,000) 32932924.7424.7450.1 
19711,024,773  (351,000)          
1972952,780  (370,000)          
1973965,521 (390,000)(390,000)(390,000) (390,000) 40440428.7728.77  
1974922,823  (487,000)          
1975874,869 (584,000)(584,000)(584,000) (584,000) 66866840.0340.0363.9 
1976796,331 (533,000)(533,000)(533,000) (533,000) 66966940.1040.10  
1977825,339 (558,000)(558,000)(558,000) (558,000) 67667640.3440.34  
1978750,728 (631,000)(631,000)(631,000) (631,000) 84184145.6745.67  
1979862,669  (627,000)          
1980862,835  (624,000)          
1981867,409 (620,000)(620,000)(620,000) (620,000) 71571541.6841.6864.0 
1982848,312  (581,000)          
1983769,155  (542,000)          
1984674,793 (503,000)(503,000)(503,000) (503,000) 74574542.7142.7150.2 
1985655,489  (480,000)          
1986636,019  (458,000)          
1987623,831 (435,000)(435,000)(435,000) (435,000) 69769741.0841.08  
1988633,092  (427,000)          
1989639,431  (418,000)          
1990649,738 (410,000)(410,000)(410,000) (410,000) 63163138.6938.6936.541.3
1991709,275  (320,000)         31.8
1992730,678 (230,000)(230,000)(230,000) (230,000) 31531523.9423.94 22.7
1993715,826 (396,000)(396,000)(396,000) (396,000) 55355335.6235.6233.738.9
1994721,185  (344,000)         33.6
1995715,185  (291,000)         28.4
1996691,226 (239,000)(239,000)(239,000) (239,000) 34634625.6925.6919.623.3
1997668,344 (280,000)(280,000)(280,000) (280,000) 41941929.5329.5322.727.3
1998634,790  (246,000)         24.1
1999614,233 (212,300)(212,300)(212,300) (212,300) 34634625.6925.6917.321.0
2000634,501  (234,000)         23.5
2001554,895  (256,000)         26.1
2002492,111  (277,000)         28.7
2003490,543  (299,000)         31.5
2004472,761  (321,000)         34.3
2005435,031 (342,433)(342,433)(342,433) (342,433) 78778744.0444.0429.837.1
2006448,153  (309,000)         33.8
2007493,189  (275,000)   1,173      30.3
2008465,892 (241,000)(241,000)(241,000)1 (241,000)1,055 51751734.0934.0921.926.7
2009444,849 (188,000)(188,000)(188,000) (188,000)1,025 42342329.7129.7117.221.1
2010470,171 (169,000)(169,000)(169,000) (169,000)950 35935926.4426.4415.819.1
2011471,265  (150,000) 1  924      17.1
2012484,550  (135,000) 2  963      15.6
2013436,455  (125,000)   931      14.6
2014435,435  (110,000)         13.0
2015  (100,000)         11.9
2016             
2017             
yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions (AWR)abortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
abortion
rate, occurences (AWR)
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

Notes:

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