Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, ROK South Korea

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 14 January 2020

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

yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions (AWR)abortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
abortion
rate, occurences (AWR)
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1961(990,000)(104,000)(104,000)(104,000) (104,000) 1051059.519.5119.5 
1962(969,000)(127,000)(127,000)(127,000) (127,000) 13113111.5911.5923.3 
1963(944,000)(152,000)(152,000)(152,000) (152,000) 16116113.8713.8727.2 
1964(918,000)(191,000)(191,000)(191,000) (191,000) 20820817.2217.2233.3 
1965(899,000)(223,000)(223,000)(223,000) (223,000) 24824819.8819.8837.9 
1966(860,000)(252,000)(252,000)(252,000) (252,000) 29329322.6622.6641.9 
1967(886,000)(264,000)(264,000)(264,000) (264,000) 29829822.9622.9642.9 
1968(864,000)(293,000)(293,000)(293,000) (293,000) 33933925.3225.3246.4 
1969(880,000)(315,000)(315,000)(315,000) (315,000) 35835826.3626.3648.8 
19701,006,645 (331,000)(331,000)(331,000) (331,000) 32932924.7424.7450.1 
19711,024,773  (351,000)          
1972952,780  (370,000)          
1973965,521 (390,000)(390,000)(390,000) (390,000) 40440428.7728.77  
1974922,823  (487,000)          
1975874,869 (584,000)(584,000)(584,000) (584,000) 66866840.0340.0363.9 
1976796,331 (533,000)(533,000)(533,000) (533,000) 66966940.1040.10  
1977825,339 (558,000)(558,000)(558,000) (558,000) 67667640.3440.34  
1978750,728 (631,000)(631,000)(631,000) (631,000) 84184145.6745.67  
1979862,669  (627,000)          
1980862,835  (624,000)          
1981867,409 (620,000)(620,000)(620,000) (620,000) 71571541.6841.6864.0 
1982848,312  (581,000)          
1983769,155  (542,000)          
1984674,793 (503,000)(503,000)(503,000) (503,000) 74574542.7142.7150.2 
1985655,489  (480,000)          
1986636,019  (458,000)          
1987623,831 (435,000)(435,000)(435,000) (435,000) 69769741.0841.08  
1988633,092  (427,000)          
1989639,431  (418,000)          
1990649,738 (410,000)(410,000)(410,000) (410,000) 63163138.6938.6936.541.3
1991709,275  (320,000)         31.8
1992730,678 (230,000)(230,000)(230,000) (230,000) 31531523.9423.94 22.7
1993715,826 (396,000)(396,000)(396,000) (396,000) 55355335.6235.6233.738.9
1994721,185  (344,000)         33.6
1995715,185  (291,000)         28.4
1996691,226 (239,000)(239,000)(239,000) (239,000) 34634625.6925.6919.623.3
1997668,344 (280,000)(280,000)(280,000) (280,000) 41941929.5329.5322.727.3
1998634,790  (246,000)         24.1
1999614,233 (212,300)(212,300)(212,300) (212,300) 34634625.6925.6917.321.0
2000634,501  (234,000)         23.5
2001554,895  (256,000)         26.1
2002492,111  (277,000)         28.7
2003490,543  (299,000)         31.5
2004472,761  (321,000)         34.3
2005435,031 (342,433)(342,433)(342,433) (342,433) 78778744.0444.0429.837.1
2006448,153  (309,000)         33.8
2007493,189  (275,000)   1,173      30.3
2008465,892 (241,411)(241,411)(241,411)1 (241,412)1,055 51851834.1334.1321.926.8
2009444,849 (187,958)(187,958)(187,958) (187,958)1,025 42342329.7029.7017.221.1
2010470,171 (168,738)(168,738)(168,738) (168,738)950 35935926.4126.4115.819.1
2011471,265  (152,000) 1  924      17.4
2012484,550  (136,000) 2  963      15.7
2013436,455  (119,000)   931      13.9
2014435,435  (103,000)   897      12.2
2015438,420  (86,000)   836      10.3
2016406,243 (69,909)(69,909)(69,909) (69,909)709 17217214.6814.68  
2017357,771 (49,764)(49,764)(49,764) (49,764)606 13913912.2112.21  
2018  (40,000)          
2019             
yearlive birthsabortions, reportedabortions (AWR)abortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalfetal 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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