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

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 25 February 2017

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

countryyear%notes
Greenland201451.65
Guadeloupe201343.01
Cuba201340.13
Transnistria201439.85
Martinique201335.90
Georgia201435.57
Russia201432.32
Bermuda201430.17
Bulgaria201429.40
PR China201229.04
Cocos Islands197829.00
Romania201428.87
Belize199628.05
New Caledonia201227.68
Moldova201526.69
ROK South Korea201026.44
Estonia201526.13
Seychelles201426.07
Hungary201525.28
Sweden201524.89
Reunion201324.55
Nagorno-Karabakh201421.90
Armenia201421.77
France201521.22#
Canada201421.12E
Denmark201420.98
United Kingdom201520.72
French Guiana201320.11
Ukraine201419.95
Latvia201419.65
Norway201519.16
United States201518.70E
Spain201418.20
Australia201418.11E
Mongolia201518.11
Iceland201417.86
New Zealand201517.73
Vietnam201217.57
Belarus201417.31
Kazakhstan201417.31
Singapore201416.78
Macedonia201416.68
Italy201416.27
Serbia201416.11
Slovenia201416.10
Mayotte201415.91
Hong Kong201315.73
Portugal201515.66
Czech Republic201515.55
Japan201415.34
Netherlands201515.34
Slovakia201515.32
Dominican Republic201414.97
Greece201214.94
Guernsey201214.68#
Jersey201414.51#
Finland201514.36
Montenegro201414.21
Azerbaijan201514.18
Barbados200613.66
Belgium201113.61#
ROC Taiwan201513.43
Puerto Rico201113.13
Lithuania201513.08
FR Germany201511.86
Anguilla200511.17
Switzerland201510.78
Turkmenistan201410.68
Bahrain201410.09
Isle of Man201410.06#
Israel20149.94
Turks and Caicos Islands20059.14
Costa Rica20149.04
Kyrgyzstan20148.23
Croatia20157.39
Tunisia20097.39
Guam20157.24
Saint Helena19907.14
South Africa20146.87
Guyana20156.40
Bosnia and Herzegovina20146.01
Albania20135.75
Tajikistan20145.48
Uzbekistan20145.45
Ireland20155.02#
Kosovo20064.61
Turkey20133.70
Faeroe Islands20133.54
Paraguay20123.54
Suriname19943.02
India20142.77
Austria20052.23
Gibraltar 20131.39#
Malta20151.32#
Burundi20131.25
Palau20151.22#
Mexico20150.82
Venezuela19680.80
Comoros20100.55
Qatar20120.55#
Northern Mariana Islands20130.44#
Poland20140.31#
Micronesia20080.24#
United Arab Emirates20130.10#
Trinidad and Tobago20040.03
Chile19910.02
Panama20000.02

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. See respective country pages for sources.


update of section VII, "Global Abortion Summary," version 3, March 2000
© 2000-2015, 2017 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 25 February 2017.
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