Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, United States

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 16 March 2014

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

United States regional level data also available here.

yearlive birthslive births, estimatedabortions, reportedabortions, estimatedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, occurrences by non-residentsmiscarriagesfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country
1909 (2718000)             
1910 (2777000)             
1911 (2809000)             
1912 (2840000)             
1913 (2869000)             
1914 (2966000)             
1915 (2965000)             
1916 (2964000)             
1917 (2944000)             
1918 (2948000)             
1919 (2740000)             
1920 (2950000)             
1921 (3055000)             
1922 (2882000)       113600     
1923 (2910000)       113200     
1924 (2979000)       117100     
1925 (2909000)       110800     
1926 (2839000)(2) (2) 2  1082000.000.000.000.00 
1927 (2802000)(2) (2) 2  1087000.000.000.000.00 
1928 (2674000)(2) (2) 2  1075000.000.000.000.00 
1929 (2582000)(2) (2) 2  1020000.000.000.000.00 
1930 (2618000)(2) (2) 2  1026000.000.000.000.00 
1931 (2506000)(48) (48) 48  957000.020.020.000.00 
1932 (2440000)(71) (71) 71  922000.030.030.000.00 
19332081232(2307000)(71) (71) 71  854000.030.030.000.00 
19342167636(2396000)(71) (71) 71  867000.030.030.000.00 
19352155105(2377000)89 (89) 89  851000.040.040.000.00 
19362144790(2355000)86 (86) 86  810000.040.040.000.00 
19372203337(2413000)86 (86) 86  806000.040.040.000.00 
19382286962(2496000)86 (86) 86  801000.030.030.000.00 
19392265588(2466000)86 (86) 86  789000.030.030.000.00 
19402360399(2559000)71 (71) 71  801000.030.030.000.00 
19412513427(2703000)49 (49) 49  808000.020.020.000.00 
19422808996(2989000)58 (58) 58  843000.020.020.000.00 
19432934860(3104000)697 (697) 697  829000.220.220.020.020.02
19442794800(2939000)706 (706) 706  794000.240.240.020.020.02
19452735456(2858000)704 (704) 704  760000.250.250.020.020.02
19463288672(3411000)819 (819) 819  873000.240.240.020.020.02
19473699940(3817000)749 (749) 749  905000.200.200.020.020.02
19483552610(3637000)16 (16) 16  855000.000.000.000.00 
19493577206(3649000)675 (675) 675  836000.180.180.020.020.02
19503571928(3632000)7 (7) 7  832000.000.000.000.00 
19513769791(3820000)679 (679) 679  863000.180.180.020.020.02
19523868317(3909000)551 (551) 551  868000.140.140.010.010.02
19533925007(3959000)490 (490) 490  875000.120.120.010.010.01
19544040602(4071000)440 (440) 440  932000.110.110.010.010.01
19554070960(4097000)328 (328) 328  930000.080.080.010.010.01
19564187815(4210000)337 (337) 337  935000.080.080.010.010.01
19574279689(4300000)336 (336) 336  937000.080.080.010.010.01
19584227571(4246000)345 (345) 345  938000.080.080.010.010.01
19594261896(4286000)357 (357) 357  934000.080.080.010.010.01
19604257850 292 (292) 292  945000.070.070.010.010.01
19614268326 292 (292) 292   0.070.070.010.010.01
19624167362 292 (292) 292   0.070.070.010.010.01
19634098020 390 (390) 390   0.100.100.010.010.13
19644027490 823 (823) 823   0.200.200.020.020.23
19653760358 794 (794) 794   0.210.210.020.020.18
19663606274 1028 (1028) 1028   0.290.290.030.030.15
19673520959 2061 (2061) 2061   0.590.590.060.060.22
19683501564 6211 44411854626   1.31.80.130.180.24
19693600206 27512 18726159420320   5.67.60.560.760.57
19703731386 193491 54434160156035  12762815.051.91.54.95.0
19713555970 485816 207575188207763   58.4136.65.512.011.1
19723258411 586760 320058131320189   98.3180.18.915.313.2
19733136965 744610744600294678104294782   94.0237.48.619.216.3
19743159958 89857089860071594864716012   226.6284.418.522.119.3
19753144198 1034170103420079552455795579   253.0328.920.224.821.7
19763167788 11793001179300935613105935718 655000 295.4372.322.827.124.2
19773326632 131670013167001010924581010982 687000 303.9395.823.328.426.4
19783333279 140960014096001409600701409670 690000 422.9422.929.729.727.7
19793494398 1497670149770014894606414895248210722000 426.3428.629.930.028.8
19803612258 155389015539001545170691545239872074600078879427.8430.230.030.129.3
19813629238 1577340157730015662309115663211111075100075901431.6434.630.130.329.3
19823680537 1573920157392015650301031565133889076900075095425.2427.629.830.028.8
19833638933 1575000157500010643521011064453 76300071379292.5432.822.630.228.5
19843669141 15771801577200156662011815667381056077300069679427.0429.929.930.128.1
19853760561 1588550158860015788001121578912975079500069691419.9422.429.629.728.0
19863756547 1574000157400094494787945034 79800067863251.6419.020.129.527.4
19873809394 1559110155910015493101001549410980081500067757406.7409.328.929.026.9
19883909510 15907501590800158071010015808101004089300068352404.3406.928.828.927.4
19894040958 1566870(1566900)71226169712330 91900070124176.3387.815.027.926.9
19904158212 1608620(1608600)89666068896728 101100067696215.7386.917.727.927.4
19914110907 1556510155651015491804915492297330100700065000376.9378.627.427.526.3
19924084000 1528930152893015208103615208468120100200063153372.4374.427.127.225.9
19934000240 1495000(1495000)75007442750116228399300055387187.5373.715.827.225.2
19943952767 1423000(1423000)720524527205762401989000 182.3360.015.426.524.0
19953899589 13594401359400729749297297781860982000 187.1348.615.825.822.8
19963914953 1365700136016013514702213514928690983000 345.2348.825.725.922.8
19973880894 1335000(1335000)905607199056263452982000 233.4344.018.925.622.3
19983941553 1319000(1319000)890668178906853744999000 226.0334.618.425.122.0
19993959417 13150001314800130895019130896958401003000 330.6332.124.824.921.9
20004058814 1313000131299013066802913067096310102900013948321.9323.524.424.421.3
20014025933 1291000(1291000)121605035121608574950 13704302.1320.723.224.320.9
20024021726 1269000(1269000)840068*21840089*1525 13285208.9*315.517.3*24.020.5
20034089950 1250000(1250000)933163*20933183*1341  228.2*305.618.6*23.421.0
20044112052(4115590)12221001222100818942*18818960*1210  199.2*297.216.6*22.919.7
20054138349 12062001206200810168*26810194*2759  195.8*291.516.4*22.619.4
20064265555 1242200(1242200)813825*20813845*2739  190.8*291.216.0*22.619.9
20074317119 12096401209640807723*15807738*1285  187.1*280.215.8*21.919.5
20084247694 12123501212350817104*13817117*1123  192.4*285.416.1*22.219.5
20094130665 874985*(1151600)791068*10791078*956  191.5*278.816.1*21.818.5
20103999386 855639*1102700776410*11776421*843  194.1*275.716.3*21.617.7
20113953590 544111*1058500518280* 518280*   131.1*267.711.6*21.117.0
20123952937 218321*(1035000)202846* 202846*   51.3*(261.8)*4.9*(20.8)*(16.6)*
2013  4928* 4478* 4478*        
yearlive birthslive births, estimatedabortions, reportedabortions, estimatedabortions, residents, in country onlyabortions, residents, obtained abroadabortions, residents, totalabortions, occurrences by non-residentsmiscarriagesfetal deathsabortion ratioabortion %abortion
rate,
residents
residents, in/out of countryall in countryresidents, in/out of countryall in country

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