Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, France

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 27 July 2014

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

France regional level data also available here.

yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, illegalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1936 130 (130) 130        
1937 (58)(58) 58        
1938 (60)(60) 60        
1939 235 (235) 235        
1940 227 (227) 227 599       
1941 (319)(319) 319 1,146       
1942 47 (47) 47 1,813       
1943     1,995       
1944 (324)(324) 324 1,870       
1945 (373)(373) 373 1,856       
1946     2,228       
1947 227 (227) 227 2,022       
1948870,836 (44)(44) 44   0.050.050.010.01 
1949872,661 (44)(44) 44   0.050.050.010.01 
1950862,310 (22)(22) 22   0.030.030.000.00 
1951826,722            
1952822,204            
1953804,696            
1954810,754            
1955805,917            
1956806,916            
1957816,467            
1958812,215            
1959829,249            
1960819,819      14,155      
1961838,633      13,840      
1962832,353      13,622      
1963868,876      14,152      
1964877,804      13,849      
1965865,688      13,319      
1966863,527      13,127      
1967840,568      12,526      
1968835,796   56 56  11,957 0.07 0.01  
1969842,245   471 471  11,931 0.56 0.06  
1970847,783   2,267 2,267  11,469 2.7 0.27  
1971878,647   11,986 11,986  11,486 13.6 1.3  
1972875,093   25,189 25,189  10,952 28.8 2.8  
1973854,880   35,293 35,293  10,470 41.3 4.0  
1974799,217   36,541 36,541  9,358 45.7 4.4  
1975745,065 33,454 (33,454)14,809 48,263  8,225 64.844.96.14.3 
1976720,395 134,173 130,790 4,568 135,358  7,522 187.9186.215.815.712.3
1977744,744 150,931 140,171 4,201 144,372  7,445 193.9202.716.216.913.8
1978737,062 150,417 139,252 3,187 142,439  7,120 193.3204.116.216.913.6
1979757,354 156,810 156,810 3,047 159,857  6,994 211.1207.017.417.213.9
1980800,376 171,218 168,205 4,117 172,322  6,942 215.3213.917.717.615.3
1981805,483 180,695 177,518 4,100 181,618  6,644 225.5224.318.418.3 
1982797,223 181,122 177,604 3,825 181,429  6,334 227.6227.218.518.515.8
1983748,525 182,862 179,207 3,796 183,003  5,723 244.5244.319.619.6 
1984759,939 180,789 177,510 3,931 181,441  5,835 238.8237.919.319.215.4
1985768,431 173,335 169,616 3,782 173,398  5,658 225.7225.618.418.4 
1986778,468 166,797 162,163 3,369 165,532  5,615 212.6214.317.517.613.9
1987767,828 162,352 158,700 3,300 162,000  5,304 211.0211.417.417.5 
1988771,268 166,540 162,651 3,000 165,651  4,808 214.8215.917.717.813.4
1989765,473 165,199 159,579 2,973 162,552  4,701 212.4215.817.517.8 
1990762,407 201,171 169,095 2,787 171,882  4,488 225.4263.918.420.914.0
1991759,056 205,048 165,042 2,486 167,528  4,364 220.7270.118.121.314.0
1992743,658 197,554 160,319 2,154 162,473  4,055 218.5265.717.921.013.4
1993711,610 197,040 155,015 1,706 156,721  3,791 220.2276.918.021.713.3
1994710,993 191,879 157,678 1,390 159,068  3,633 223.7269.918.321.313.1
1995729,609 181,781 150,457 1,113 151,570  3,859 207.7249.117.219.912.4
1996734,338 189,760 157,923 1,073 158,996  3,689 216.5258.417.820.515.0
1997726,768 191,431 191,431 887 192,318  3,576 264.6263.420.920.812.9
1998738,080 198,875 198,875 435 199,310  3,685 270.0269.421.321.213.5
1999744,791 199,742 199,742 332 200,074  3,442 268.6268.221.221.113.6
2000773,253 198,700 196,628 299 196,927  3,559 254.7257.020.320.413.8
2001769,290 207,228 198,700 199 198,899  3,741 258.5269.420.521.214.1
2002760,065 211,898 205,627 176 205,803  6,259 270.8278.821.321.814.4
2003759,937 208,759 203,346 109 203,455  6,862 267.7274.721.121.617.0
2004767,816 210,664 210,664 53 210,717  7,054 274.4274.421.521.514.6
2005772,841 206,311 206,311 38 206,349   267.0267.021.121.114.3
2006796,896 215,390 209,699 41 209,740   263.2270.320.821.314.5
2007785,985 213,382 213,382 31 213,413   271.5271.521.421.414.7
2008796,044 208,242 208,242 1,380 209,622   263.3261.620.820.714.5
2009793,420 208,290 208,290 46 208,336   262.6262.520.820.814.5
2010802,224 211,985 211,985 57 212,042   264.3264.220.920.914.7
2011792,996 209,291 209,291 1,509 210,800   265.8263.921.020.914.6
2012790,290 207,120 207,120 1,434 208,554   263.9262.120.920.814.5
2013   84 84        
2014            
yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, illegalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

Notes:

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