Abortion Rates by Country
(countries listed by rate)

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 25 February 2017

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

countryyear%notes
Greenland201485.80
Belize199659.59
Cuba201346.69
French Guiana201540.94
Guadeloupe201539.64
Georgia201539.05
Mayotte201537.46
Russia201437.28
Transnistria201434.67
Seychelles201431.63
New Caledonia201331.29
Martinique201530.75
Mongolia201526.89
PR China201226.07
Estonia201525.65
Sweden201525.35
Bulgaria201424.85
Reunion201524.71
Bermuda201424.50
Nagorno-Karabakh201423.33
Kazakhstan201522.82
Moldova201521.47
France201520.79#
Romania201420.62
United Kingdom201520.21
Armenia201419.83
Hungary201519.72
ROK South Korea201019.10
Canada201418.88E
New Zealand201518.14
Denmark201417.72
United States201517.13E
Latvia201416.97
Iceland201416.91
Norway201516.75
Australia201516.56E
Vietnam201215.10
Ukraine201414.89
Belarus201414.73
Israel201413.85
Azerbaijan201513.77
Slovenia201413.25
Spain201412.98
Dominican Republic201412.90
Macedonia201412.52
Kyrgyzstan201412.27
Netherlands201512.10
Czech Republic201512.08
Guernsey201211.50#
Montenegro201411.48
Belgium201111.45#
Finland201511.33
Serbia201411.23
Italy201410.87
Lithuania201510.76
Slovakia201510.76
Greece201210.48
Jersey201410.33#
Japan201510.08
Barbados20069.90
Guam20169.90
Tajikistan20149.75
Puerto Rico20119.73
Turkmenistan20159.70
Portugal20159.64
Bahrain20149.48
FR Germany20158.72
Isle of Man20158.50#
Hong Kong20138.17
Anguilla20058.06
Switzerland20157.97
ROC Taiwan20157.84
South Africa20147.56
Costa Rica20147.27
Tunisia20096.40
Singapore20146.30
Uzbekistan20155.99
Turks and Caicos Islands20055.10
Guyana20155.00
Kosovo20064.43
Croatia20154.34
Ireland20154.09#
Albania20133.48
Turkey20133.16
Paraguay20123.07
Faeroe Islands20133.00
Saint Helena19903.00
Suriname19942.91
India20142.87
Bosnia and Herzegovina20142.79
Burundi20131.64
Austria20051.27
Gibraltar 20131.10#
Comoros20100.96
Malta20150.87#
Mexico20150.76
Qatar20120.40#
Northern Mariana Islands20130.30#
Palau20160.30#
Micronesia20080.20#
United Arab Emirates20140.17#
Poland20140.14#
Chile19910.02
Panama20000.02
Trinidad and Tobago20040.02

Notes: Data generally included in-country occurences regardless of residency of those obtaining abortions. (#) indicates values which include abortions by country residents obtained abroad. (E) indicates results based on estimates developed for the Abortion Worldwide Report. Population figures are based on U.S. Census Bureau estimates. See respective country pages for sources.


© 2017 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 25 February 2017.
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