Historical abortion statistics, England (UK)

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 3 January 2015

Definition of table data:

yearlive birthsabortionsstillbirthsabortion ratioabortion %
occurrencesresidents onlyout of areaall to residentsoccurrencesall to residentsoccurrencesall to residents
1968          
1969          
1970          
1971740,099          
1972685,485          
1973638,356          
1974603,679          
1975569,473          
1976550,892          
1977537,494          
1978563,110          
1979601,854          
1980618,877          
1981598,646          
1982590,211          
1983593,640          
1984600,957          
1985619,646          
1986623,980          
1987643,695          
1988654,753          
1989649,706          
1990667,274          
1991661,138 162,941 160,170 19 160,189  246 242 19.819.5
1992652,133 156,212 153,618 27 153,645  240 236 19.319.1
1993636,889 153,263 150,893 29 150,922 3,640 241 237 19.419.2
1994629,360 152,038 149,747 17 149,764 3,604 242 238 19.519.2
1995613,661 149,961 147,856 19 147,875 3,425 244 241 19.619.4
1996614,591 163,411 160,613 16 160,629 3,367 266 261 21.020.7
1997608,575 165,948 162,749 8 162,757 3,263 273 267 21.421.1
1998602,463 173,524 170,033 9 170,042 3,235 288 282 22.422.0
1999589,761 169,437 166,098 8 166,106 3,150 287 282 22.322.0
2000573,137 171,359 168,011 12 168,023 3,058 299 293 23.022.7
2001564,018 172,252 168,819 5 168,824 3,004 305 299 23.423.0
2002565,917    168,495 3,208  298  22.9
2003584,387    173,967 3,450  298  22.9
2004607,396    177,691 3,501  293  22.6
2005613,242    178,652 3,308  291  22.6
2006635,973    185,307 3,430  291  22.6
2007655,599    189,734 3,427  289  22.4
2008672,809    186,218 3,427  277  21.7
2009671,058    180,259   269  21.2
2010687,007    180,942   263  20.8
2011688,120    181,438   264  20.9
2012694,241    176,480   254  20.3
2013664,517    177,016   266  21.0
2014          
yearlive birthsabortionsstillbirthsabortion ratioabortion %
occurrencesresidents onlyout of areaall to residentsoccurrencesall to residentsoccurrencesall to residents

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Last modified 3 January 2015.
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