Historical abortion statistics, Scotland (UK)

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 3 January 2015

Definition of table data:

yearlive birthsabortionsstillbirthsabortion ratioabortion %
occurrencesresidents onlynonresidentsout of areaall to residentsoccurrencesall to residentsoccurrencesall to residents
193888,627           
193986,913           
194086,392           
194189,748           
194290,703           
194394,669           
194495,920           
194586,924           
1946104,413           
1947113,147           
1948100,344           
194995,674           
195092,530           
195190,639           
195290,422           
195390,913           
195492,315           
195592,539           
195695,313           
195797,977           
195899,481           
195999,251           
1960101,292           
1961101,169           
1962104,334           
1963102,691           
1964104,355           
1965100,660           
196696,536           
196796,221           
196894,786 1,544 1,537 7 60 1,597  16 17 1.61.7
196990,290 3,556 3,531 25 140 3,671  39 41 3.83.9
197087,335 5,254 5,236 18  5,236  60 60 5.75.7
197186,728 6,333 6,305 28 524 6,829 1,155 73 79 6.87.3
197278,550 7,609 7,586 23 835 8,421 1,053 97 107 8.89.7
197374,392 7,542 7,521 21 1,068 8,589 873 101 115 9.210.4
197470,093 7,568 7,561 7 1,026 8,587 850 108 123 9.710.9
197567,943 7,327 7,289 38 1,054 8,343 765 108 123 9.710.9
197664,895 7,219 7,114 105 950 8,064 629 111 124 10.011.1
197762,342 7,334 7,177 157 840 8,017 553 118 129 10.511.4
197864,295 7,451 7,351 100 976 8,327 524 116 130 10.411.5
197968,366 7,784 7,698 86 1,028 8,726 475 114 128 10.211.3
198068,892 7,905 7,877 28 1,179 9,056 463 115 131 10.311.6
198169,054 9,007 8,979 28 998 9,977 436 130 144 11.512.6
198266,196 8,425 8,393 32 898 9,291 386 127 140 11.312.3
198365,078 8,459 8,446 13 800 9,246 379 130 142 11.512.4
198465,106 9,155 9,141 14 781 9,922 379 141 152 12.313.2
198566,676 9,189 9,174 15 728 9,902 366 138 149 12.112.9
198665,812 9,628 9,611 17 751 10,362 385 146 157 12.813.6
198766,241 9,460 9,449 11 742 10,191 339 143 154 12.513.3
198866,212 10,128 10,111 17 851 10,962 357 153 166 13.314.2
198963,480 10,209 10,191 18 788 10,979 319 161 173 13.914.7
199065,973 10,219 10,198 21 784 10,982 349 155 166 13.414.3
199167,024 11,068 11,046 22 712 11,758 369 165 175 14.214.9
199265,789 10,818 10,791 27 573 11,364 356 164 173 14.114.7
199363,337 11,076 11,059 17 441 11,500 409 175 182 14.915.4
199461,656 11,392 11,371 21 363 11,734 381 185 190 15.616.0
199560,051 11,143 11,131 12 291 11,422 397 186 190 15.716.0
199659,296 11,978 11,957 21 329 12,286 381 202 207 16.817.2
199759,440 12,109 12,087 22 322 12,409 319 204 209 16.917.3
199857,319 12,485 12,458 27 377 12,835 351 218 224 17.918.3
199955,147 12,168 12,145 23 343 12,488 286 221 226 18.118.5
200053,076 11,997 11,979 18 345 12,324 298 226 232 18.418.8
200152,527 12,128 12,114 14 337 12,451 301 231 237 18.819.2
200251,270 11,870 11,840 30 337 12,177 278 232 238 18.819.2
200352,432 12,308 12,269 39 366 12,635 296 235 241 19.019.4
200453,957 12,462 12,421 41 357 12,778 317 231 237 18.819.1
200554,386 12,665 12,605 60 310 12,915 292 233 237 18.919.2
200655,690 13,167 13,108 59 362 13,470 296 236 242 19.119.5
200757,781 13,778 13,709 69 377 14,086 327 238 244 19.319.6
200860,041 13,904 13,849 55 297 14,146 325 232 236 18.819.1
200959,046 13,111 13,073 38 276 13,349 317 222 226 18.218.4
201058,791 12,940 12,920 20 254 13,174 291 220 224 18.018.3
201158,590 12,557 12,530 27 233 12,763  214 218 17.617.9
201258,027 12,561 12,526 35 212 12,738  216 220 17.818.0
2013 11,777 11,749 28 182 11,931      
2014           
yearlive birthsabortionsstillbirthsabortion ratioabortion %
occurrencesresidents onlynonresidentsout of areaall to residentsoccurrencesall to residentsoccurrencesall to residents

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