Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, Australia

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 3 December 2013

Definition of table data (see notes after table for additional information):

Australia regional level data also available here.

yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions, estimatedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, illegalmiscarriages and abortionsfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1931      185       
1932              
1933              
1934              
1935              
1936      233       
1937              
1938              
1939              
1940              
1941      125       
1942              
1943              
1944              
1945              
1946              
1947              
1948177976             
1949181261             
1950190591             
1951193298     36       
1952201650             
1953202235             
1954202256             
1955207677             
1956212133             
1957220358             
1958222504             
1959226976             
1960230326             
1961239986     24       
1962237081             
1963235689             
1964229149             
1965222854             
1966222626             
1967229296             
1968240906             
1969250176             
19702575161440 (1440) 1440   5.65.60.560.56 
19712763622519 (2519)182537   9.29.10.910.90 
19722649692692 (2692) 2692   10.210.21.01.0 
19732476702847 (2847) 2847   11.511.51.11.1 
19742451772867 (2867) 2867   11.711.71.21.2 
19752330123000 (3000) 3000   12.912.91.31.3 
19762278103289 (3289) 3289   14.414.41.41.4 
19772262913494 (3494) 3494   15.415.41.51.5 
19782241813895 (3895) 3895   17.417.41.71.7 
19792231293880 (3880) 3880   17.417.41.71.7 
19802255274081 (4081) 4081   18.118.11.81.8 
19812358424096 (4096) 4096   17.417.41.71.7 
19822399034061 (4061)404101   17.116.91.71.7 
19832425704036(46500)(4036)214057   16.7191.71.616.1 
198423403454600 (54600)5054650   233.5233.318.918.9 
198524734856371(65240)(56371)3556406   228.0263.818.620.917.9
198624340859876(69296)(59876)3259908   246.1284.719.822.218.6
198724395960271(69752)(60271) 60271  1087247.1285.919.822.218.3
198824619362420(72240)(62420) 62420  1141253.5293.420.222.718.5
198925085366414(76862)(66414) 66414  1094264.8306.420.923.519.3
199026264869223(80113)(69223) 69223  1198263.6305.020.923.419.9
199125724770361(81430)(70361)3170392  1150273.6316.521.524.020.0
199226415173448(85003)(73448)3273480  1171278.2321.821.824.320.8
199326022974395(85153)(74395) 74395  939285.9327.222.224.720.8
199425805176691(87965)766913276723 77627898297.3340.922.925.421.5
199525619077218(90182)772182477242 78237997301.5352.023.226.021.9
199625383491900(89076)773752377398 780721053304.9362.023.426.622.0
199725184275569(87497)755692175590 76216 300.1347.423.125.821.0
1998(249283)75183(86862)751831475197 75788 301.7348.423.225.820.8
1999(246573)73392(85731)733921573407 74001 297.7347.722.925.820.4
200024963674888(86931)755432175564 75543 302.7348.223.225.820.6
200124639476332(88306)770461477060 77046802312.8358.423.826.420.8
200225098875282(86552)759061375919 75906751302.5344.823.225.620.3
200325051884500(84460)736231373636 73623714293.9337.322.725.220.0
200425365272897 728971872915 72897759287.5287.422.322.3 
200525917770153 701531370166 70153 270.7270.721.321.3 
200626542371773 725501072560 67016 273.4270.421.521.3 
200728446671848 726381372651   255.4252.620.320.2 
200829662172594 72594572599   244.880.019.77.4 
200929573872300 72300972309   244.5244.519.619.6 
201029790366200 662001166211   222.3222.218.218.2 
2011 62820 62820 62820        
2012 62315 62315 62315        
2013 51154 51154 51154        
yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions, estimatedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, illegalmiscarriages and abortionsfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

Notes:

Sources:


© 2000-2012, 2013 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 3 December 2013.
Return to Home. Return to Other Policy Issues. Return to Abortion Statistics.