Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, South Africa

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 14 July 2014

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

South Africa regional level data also available here.

yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalmiscarriages and abortionsfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1971   2121       
1972            
1973            
1974            
1975 570(570) 570       
1976 625(625) 625       
1977 539(539) 539       
1978 541(541) 541       
1979 423(423) 423       
1980 347(347) 34729979      
1981 381(381)51289333194      
1982 464(464)563102735759      
1983 474(474)560103432839      
1984 566(566)755132129596      
1985 712(712)609132132500      
1986 780(780)517129736062      
1987 811(811)400121135882      
1988 1053(1053)4001453       
1989 762(762)4391201       
1990 756(756)4001156       
19918928501024(1024)6001624  1.81.10.180.11 
1992987,312 1,449 (1,449)500 1,949   2.01.50.200.15 
1993968,170 1,582 (1,582)377 1,959   2.01.60.200.16 
1994975,993 (1,600)(1,600)285 1,885   1.91.60.190.16 
1995948,007 (1,600)(1,600)120 1,720   1.81.70.180.17 
1996974,642 (1,600)(1,600)50 1,650   1.71.60.170.16 
1997960,333 26,519 (26,519)100 26,619   27.727.62.72.7 
1998944,492 40,353 (40,353) 40,353   42.742.74.14.1 
1999959,569 46,303 (46,303) 46,303   48.348.34.64.6 
2000971,124 55,070 (55,070) 55,070   56.756.75.45.4 
2001954,819 57,637 (57,637) 57,637   60.460.45.75.7 
2002965,021 59,551 (59,551) 59,551   61.761.75.85.8 
2003958,901 71,552 (71,552)10 71,562   74.674.66.96.96
20041,014,908 87,035 (87,035)5 87,040   85.885.87.97.9 
20051,055,594 89,850 (89,850) 89,850   85.185.17.87.8 
20061,083,448 83,913 (83,913) 83,913   77.477.47.27.2 
20071,066,846 83,056 (83,056) 83,056   77.977.97.27.2 
20081,086,499 93,610 (93,610) 93,610   86.286.27.97.9 
20091,031,390 86,881 (86,881) 86,881   84.284.27.87.8 
2010998,489 71,548 (71,548) 71,548   71.771.76.76.7 
20111,059,417 77,780 (77,780) 77,780   73.473.46.86.8 
2012972,858 85,302 (85,302) 85,302   87.787.78.18.1 
2013 25,000 (25,000) 25,000        
2014            
yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalmiscarriages and abortionsfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

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