Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, Belgium

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 25 February 2017

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

Belgium regional level data also available here.

yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions (AWR)abortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, occurrences by non-residentsfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
abortion
rate, occurences (AWR)
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1948150,416              
1949147,854              
1950145,672              
1951142,314              
1952146,064              
1953146,125              
1954148,538              
1955149,195              
1956150,210              
1957152,871              
1958155,048              
1959158,237              
1960154,784       2,380       
1961158,431       2,360       
1962155,061       2,277       
1963159,192       2,242       
1964160,838       2,339       
1965155,496       2,131       
1966151,096       2,022       
1967146,193       1,860       
1968141,984    19 19  1,730 0.13 0.01   
1969141,799    150 150  1,737 1.1 0.11   
1970142,168    563 563  1,616 4.0 0.39   
1971140,966    2,111 2,111  1,580 15.0 1.48   
1972136,304    2,536 2,536  1,471 18.6 1.83   
1973129,424    1,463 1,463  1,392 11.3 1.12   
1974123,674    641 641  1,276 5.2 0.52   
1975119,273    12,000 12,000  1,227 100.6 9.14   
1976121,000    390 390  1,088 3.2 0.32   
1977121,852    8,500 8,500  1,083 69.8 6.52   
1978121,983    7,900 7,900  1,035 64.8 6.08   
1979123,824 3,266 3,266 (3,266)7,500 10,766  979 86.926.48.002.57  
1980124,398 7,100 (7,100)7,100 7,100 14,200 7,100 990 114.157.110.255.40  
1981123,792  (8,800) 153 153  891 1.2 0.12   
1982120,231  (10,600) 6,300 6,300  853 52.4 4.98   
1983117,145  (12,400) 75 75  839 0.64 0.06   
1984115,715  (14,200) 4,900 4,900  789 42.3 4.06   
1985114,030 16,035 16,035 (10,991)5,044 16,035 5,044 714 140.6140.612.3312.33  
1986117,102 14,972 14,972 (14,972)47 15,019  746 128.3127.911.3711.347.0 
1987117,334 15,623 15,623 (15,623)100 15,723  660 134.0133.111.8211.75  
1988118,764 14,828 14,828 (14,828) 14,828  664 124.9124.911.1011.107.4 
1989120,550 16,245 16,245 (16,245)36 16,281  710 135.1134.811.9011.88  
1990123,554 3,524 (14,800)3,524 3,526 7,050 3,524 677 57.128.55.402.77 8.18
1991125,412  (13,300) 45 45  642 0.36 0.04  7.32
1992124,182  (11,800) 2,832 2,832  648 22.8 2.23  6.52
1993120,848 10,380 10,380 (10,380)2,497 13,474  597 111.585.910.037.916.15.75
1994116,449 10,737 10,737 (10,737)2,314 13,261  507 113.992.210.228.446.25.97
1995115,361 11,243 11,243 (8,996)2,247 13,398 2,247 578 116.197.510.418.886.26.27
1996114,226 12,628 12,628 (12,628)2,019 14,800  508 129.6110.611.479.957.07.08
1997115,214 12,266 12,266 (12,266)1,831 12,266  545 106.5106.59.629.62 6.92
1998114,276 11,999 11,999 (11,999)1,567 13,582  513 118.9105.010.629.50 6.83
1999113,469 12,734 12,734 (12,734)1,557 14,291  509 125.9112.211.1910.09 7.32
2000114,883 13,762 13,762 (12,289)1,473 14,923 1,473 457 129.9119.811.5010.70 7.98
2001114,014 14,775 14,775 (14,775)1,334 16,178  387 141.9129.612.4311.47 8.64
2002111,225 14,791 14,791 (14,377)1,224 15,716 414 517 141.3133.012.3811.74 8.71
2003112,149 15,595 15,595 (15,246)1,091 16,707 349 554 149.0139.112.9712.218.09.23
2004115,618 16,024 16,024 (16,024)(984)17,008  526 147.1138.612.8212.17 9.53
2005117,799 16,696 16,696 (16,696)(913)17,609  491 149.5141.713.0012.41 9.94
2006121,382 17,640 17,640 (17,640)(857)18,497  518 152.4145.313.2212.69 10.49
2007120,663 18,033 18,033 (18,033)(851)18,884  534 156.5149.413.5313.00 10.69
2008127,205 18,595 18,595 (18,595)(830)19,425  574 152.7146.213.2512.75 10.98
2009127,297 18,870 18,870 (18,870)(811)19,681   154.6148.213.3912.91 11.09
2010129,909 19,095 19,095 (19,095)(681)19,776  646 152.2147.013.2112.82 11.20
2011128,705 19,578 19,578 (19,578)698 20,276   157.5152.113.6113.20 11.45
2012128,051  (20,100) 617 617        11.71
2013125,606 (20,000)(20,700)(20,000)604 20,604   164.0159.214.0913.74 12.01
2014125,014  (21,300) 582 582        12.30
2015122,274  (21,900) 530 530        12.56
2016              
2017              
yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions (AWR)abortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, occurrences by non-residentsfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
abortion
rate, occurences (AWR)
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

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