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

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 13 September 2015

Percent of known pregnancies ending in legal abortions, most recent data

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

Notes: Data is for residents only. (*) indicates values which include abortions abroad, which in several cases account for most or all reported abortions. See respective country pages for sources.

List of nations by year of most recent data:


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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