Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, South Africa

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 7 December 2013

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 
19929040011449(1449)5001949  2.21.60.220.16 
19935579951582(1582)3771959  3.52.80.350.28 
1994677107(1600)(1600)2851885  2.82.40.280.24 
1995809439(1600)(1600)1201720  2.12.00.210.20 
1996927234(1600)(1600)501650  1.81.70.180.17 
199791601026519(26519)10026619  29.129.02.82.8 
199889803440353(40353) 40353  44.944.94.34.3 
199991010946303(46303) 46303  50.950.94.84.8 
200091180955070(55070) 55070  60.460.45.75.7 
200189620057637(57637) 57637  64.364.36.06.0 
200289928659551(59551) 59551  66.266.26.26.2 
200387574871552(71552)1071562  81.781.77.67.66.0
200467114287035(87035)587040  129.7129.711.511.5 
200584804389850(89850) 89850  105.9105.99.69.6 
200699987483913(83913) 83913  83.983.97.77.7 
200791149483056(83056) 83056  91.191.18.48.4 
2008101146993610(93610) 93610  92.592.58.58.5 
200993753186881(86881) 86881  92.792.78.58.5 
201093964668736(68736) 68736  73.273.26.86.8 
2011105941777771(77771) 77771  73.473.46.86.8 
2012 85302(85302) 85302       
2013 25000(25000) 25000       
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

Notes:

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