Percentage of Pregnancies Aborted by Country
(countries listed by percentage)

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 13 September 2015

Percent of known pregnancies ending in legal abortions, most recent data (in order of decreasing percentage)

countryyear%notes
Greenland201252.5
Transnistria201243.8
Guadeloupe201343.0
Cuba201240.0
Martinique201335.9
Georgia201435.6
Russia201334.8
Romania201331.0
Bulgaria201330.7
Bermuda201330.0
China (PRC)201229.0
Cocos Islands197828.6
Belize199628.0
Moldova201327.7
New Caledonia201227.7
Estonia201427.3
Hungary201426.5
Nagorno-Karabakh201226.5
Korea, South (ROK)201026.4
Seychelles201324.7
Reunion201324.5
Sweden201424.2
Ukraine201322.7
France201321.9*
Armenia201421.8
Denmark201421.0
Belarus201320.9
United Kingdom201420.2
United States201320.2
French Guiana201320.1
Latvia201419.8
Spain201219.6
Norway201419.2
New Zealand201418.7
Macedonia201218.6
Czech Republic201318.3
Iceland201318.3
Dominican Republic200518.2
Mayotte201318.0
Kazakhstan201317.9
Canada201317.7
Vietnam201217.6
Serbia201317.2
Slovakia201316.8
Italy201316.7
Mongolia201316.4
Australia201416.1
Portugal201415.8
Slovenia201215.8
Japan201315.3
Finland201314.8
Singapore201314.8
Guernsey201214.7*
Jersey201414.5*
Lithuania201414.3
Azerbaijan201413.8
Barbados200613.7
Belgium201113.6*
Netherlands201313.5
Guyana200713.2
Andorra199513.0
China (ROC/Taiwan)199913.0
Germany201412.1
Greece200812.1
Switzerland201211.7
Anguilla200511.2
Hong Kong201111.1
Puerto Rico201010.7
Bahrain201310.6
Turkmenistan201210.4
Isle of Man201410.1*
Israel20149.9
Costa Rica20109.8
Kosovo20069.8
Montenegro20129.3
Turks and Caicos Islands20059.1
Croatia20138.7
Kyrgyzstan20137.5
Tunisia20097.4
Saint Helena19907.1
Tajikistan20147.0
South Africa20146.9
Turkey20125.8
Guam20145.5
Uzbekistan20135.4
Ireland20145.2*
Albania20124.8
Faeroe Islands20133.6
Bosnia and Herzegovina20013.2
Austria20013.0
Suriname19943.0
India20122.4
Gibraltar20131.40*
Malta20131.32*
Mexico20140.89
Venezuela19680.80
Chile20050.79
Qatar20120.46*
Palau20130.43*
Northern Mariana Islands20130.42*
Poland20130.26*
Micronesia20080.24*
Comoros20110.2
United Arab Emirates20130.10*
Botswana19840.04
Palestine20090.04
Trinidad and Tobago20040.03
Panama20000.02

Notes: Data is for residents only. (*) indicates values which include abortions abroad. See respective country pages for sources.


update of section VII, "Global Abortion Summary," version 3, March 2000
© 2000-2014, 2015 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 13 September 2015.
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