Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, PR China

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 27 July 2014

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

PR China regional level data also available here.

yearlive birthslive births, estimatedabortions, reportedabortions, estimatedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1949 19,500,000            
1950 20,400,000            
1951 21,300,000            
1952 21,270,000            
1953 21,750,000            
1954 22,880,000            
1955 20,030,000            
1956 20,040,000            
1957 21,970,000            
1958 19,280,000            
1959 16,650,000            
1960 13,810,000            
1961 11,870,000            
1962 24,910,000            
1963 30,000,000  (400,000)     13.3 1.3 
1964 27,590,000  (1,800,000)     65.2 6.1 
1965 27,480,000  (1,800,000)     65.5 6.1 
1966 26,130,000            
1967 25,930,000            
1968 27,950,000            
1969 27,520,000            
1970 27,740,000            
1971 26,120,000 3,910,110 3,910,110 (3,910,110) 3,910,110  149.7149.713.013.021.6
1972 25,950,000 4,813,542 4,813,542 (4,813,542) 4,813,542  185.5185.515.615.625.8
1973 24,920,000 5,110,405 5,110,405 (5,110,405) 5,110,405  205.1205.117.017.026.7
1974 22,550,000 4,984,564 4,984,564 (4,984,564) 4,984,564  221.0221.018.118.126.0
1975 21,270,000 5,084,260 5,084,260 (5,084,260) 5,084,260  239.0239.019.319.327.5
1976 18,660,000 4,742,946 6,570,000 (4,742,946) 4,742,946  254.2352.120.326.031.2
1977 17,980,000 5,229,569 5,229,569 (5,229,569) 5,229,569  290.9290.922.522.526.4
197817,450,000 17,570,000 5,391,204 5,528,000 (5,391,204) 5,391,204  306.8314.623.523.926.3
197917,270,000 17,380,000 7,856,587 7,856,587 (7,856,587) 7,856,587  452.0452.031.131.137.3
198017,790,000 17,970,000 9,527,644 9,527,644 (9,527,644) 9,527,644  530.2530.234.634.644.8
198120,690,000 20,930,000 8,696,945 8,696,945 (8,696,945) 8,696,945  415.5415.529.429.439.3
198218,680,000 22,650,000 12,419,663 12,419,663 (12,419,663) 12,419,663  548.3548.335.435.455.0
198315,410,000 20,800,000 14,371,843 14,371,843 (14,371,843) 14,371,843  691.0691.040.940.962.9
198414,260,000 20,770,000 8,890,140 8,890,140 (8,890,140) 8,890,140  428.0428.030.030.036.6
198513,930,000 22,270,000 10,931,565 10,931,565 (10,931,565) 10,931,565  490.9490.932.932.9 
198615,980,000 24,110,000 11,578,713 11,578,713 (11,578,713) 11,578,713  480.2480.232.432.444.4
198716,550,000 25,500,000 10,489,412 10,489,412 (10,489,412) 10,489,412  411.3411.329.129.1 
198816,150,000 24,840,000 12,675,839 12,675,839 (12,675,839) 12,675,839  510.3510.333.833.846.2
198916,710,000 24,320,000 10,379,426 10,379,426 (10,379,426) 10,379,426  426.8426.829.929.9 
199018,950,000 24,080,000 13,493,926 13,493,926 (13,493,926) 13,493,926  560.4560.435.935.9 
199116,810,000 22,790,000 14,086,313 14,086,313 (14,086,313) 14,086,313  618.1618.138.238.240.0
199215,100,000 21,370,000 10,416,287 10,416,287 (10,416,287) 10,416,287  487.4487.432.832.835.6
199314,520,000 21,440,000 9,496,119 9,496,119 (9,496,119) 9,496,119  442.9442.930.730.727.9
199414,280,000 21,210,000 9,467,064 9,467,064 (9,467,064) 9,467,064  446.3446.330.930.924.5
199514,400,000 20,740,000 7,476,482 7,930,000 (7,476,482) 7,476,482  360.5382.426.527.726.1
199614,300,000 20,780,000 8,834,195 8,834,195 (8,834,195) 8,834,195  425.1425.129.829.829.0
199713,860,000 20,480,000 6,589,869 6,589,869 (6,589,869) 6,589,869  321.8321.824.324.3 
199813,430,000 19,510,000 7,384,290 7,384,290 (7,384,290) 7,384,290  378.5378.527.527.5 
199912,770,000 18,420,000 6,764,357 6,764,357 (6,764,357) 6,764,357  367.2367.226.926.9 
200012,920,000 17,780,000 6,658,550 6,658,550 (6,658,550) 6,658,550  374.5374.527.227.2 
2001 17,080,000 6,284,844 6,284,844 (6,284,844) 6,284,844  368.0368.026.926.9 
2002 16,520,000 6,812,317 6,812,317 (6,812,317) 6,812,317  412.4412.429.229.2 
2003 16,040,000 7,215,440 7,215,440 (7,215,440)5 7,215,445  449.8449.831.031.023.0
2004 15,980,000 7,140,588 7,140,588 (7,140,588) 7,140,588  446.8446.830.930.9 
2005 16,210,000 7,105,995 7,105,995 (7,105,995)5 7,106,000  438.4438.430.530.5 
2006 15,840,000 7,308,615 7,308,615 (7,308,615) 7,308,615  461.4461.431.631.6 
2007 15,940,000 7,632,539 7,632,539 (7,632,539) 7,632,539  478.8478.832.432.4 
2008 16,080,000 9,173,101 13,000,000 (9,173,101) 13,000,000  808.5808.544.744.7 
2009 16,190,396 6,111,375 6,111,375 (6,111,375) 6,111,375  377.5377.527.427.4 
2010 15,920,000 6,361,539 6,361,539 (6,361,539) 6,361,539  399.6399.628.628.6 
2011 16,040,000 6,631,310 6,631,310 (6,631,310) 6,631,310  413.4413.429.229.2 
2012 16,350,000    6 6       
2013 16,400,000    6 6       
2014             
yearlive birthslive births, estimatedabortions, reportedabortions, estimatedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

Notes:

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