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

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

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

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.

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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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