Abortion statistics and other data--Johnston`s Archive

Historical abortion statistics, Quebec (Canada)

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 6 September 2019

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

yearlive births abortions, reported
(official)
abortions, occurrences, estimated (AWR) miscarriages abortion ratioabortion % abortion rate
all in arearesidents, in and out of area all in arearesidents, in/out of areaall in area residents, in/out of areaall in area residents, in/out of area
1950121,842           
1951123,196           
1952127,939           
1953130,583           
1954135,975           
1955136,270           
1956138,631           
1957144,432           
1958143,710           
1959144,459           
1960141,224           
1961139,857           
1962138,163           
1963136,491           
1964133,863           
1965123,279           
1966112,757           
1967104,803           
1968100,548           
196999,503           
197096,512  534    5.5 0.55  
197193,743  1,881    20.1 1.97 1.34
197288,118  2,847    32.3 3.13 1.99
197389,412  3,141    35.1 3.39 2.16
197485,627  4,453  10,284  52.0 4.94 2.99
197593,597  5,579  9,859  59.6 5.63 3.67
197697,146  7,249  8,993  74.6 6.94 4.68
197797,199  8,069  9,742  83.0 7.67 5.14
197895,373  10,499  9,480  110.1 9.92 6.62
197998,646  12,238  8,878  124.1 11.04 7.63
198097,421  14,288  8,964  146.7 12.79 8.78
198195,322  14,193  8,047  148.9 12.96 8.64
198290,800  15,385  7,634  169.4 14.49 9.31
198388,154  15,200  7,722  172.4 14.71 9.18
198487,839  16,004  7,182  182.2 15.41 9.65
198586,340  15,702  6,784  181.9 15.39 9.44
198684,634  15,971  6,330  188.7 15.87 9.57
198783,791  15,552  6,478  185.6 15.65 9.28
198886,612  17,390  6,439  200.8 16.72 10.37
198992,373  20,913  6,779  226.4 18.46 12.40
199098,048  23,358  6,658  238.2 19.24 13.83
199197,310  23,261  6,402  239.0 19.29 13.76
199296,146  26,158  5,926  272.1 21.39 15.55
199392,391  26,106  5,441  282.6 22.03 15.57
199490,578 27,319 27,387  5,406 301.6302.423.1723.2216.3716.41
199587,417 27,496 27,555  4,403 314.5315.223.9323.9716.5516.58
199685,226 28,787 28,852  3,392 337.8338.525.2525.2917.4217.46
199779,774 30,224 30,248  2,724 378.9379.227.4827.4918.4318.44
199875,856 31,632 31,673  2,206 417.0417.529.4329.4619.4419.47
199973,596 30,693 30,722  2,111 417.0417.429.4329.4519.0319.05
200072,007 31,185 31,125 31,185 2,025 433.1432.230.2230.1819.5219.48
200173,695 31,038 31,065 31,038 1,736 421.2421.529.6429.6519.5619.58
200272,477 30,841 30,858 30,841 1,762 425.5425.829.8529.8619.6019.61
200373,905 30,780 30,802 30,780 1,643 416.5416.829.4029.4219.7319.74
200474,072 30,588 30,616 30,588 1,613 412.9413.329.2329.2419.7219.74
200576,346 29,231 29,259 29,231 1,564 382.9383.227.6927.7118.9418.95
200681,937 29,105 29,139 29,105  355.2355.626.2126.2318.9318.95
200784,453 27,697 27,721 27,697 359 328.0328.224.7024.7118.0318.04
200887,870 27,295 27,319 27,295  310.6310.923.7023.7217.7817.80
200988,891 27,139 12,847 27,139  305.3144.523.3912.6317.658.36
201088,436 26,106 21 26,106  295.2 22.79 16.92 
201188,618 26,248 26 26,245  296.2 22.85 16.93 
201288,929 25,431 9,962 25,400  286.0112.022.2410.0716.466.45
201388,821 25,264 9,591 25,253  284.4108.022.149.7516.416.23
201488,036 25,083 9,221 25,083  284.9104.722.179.4816.396.02
201587,050 24,193 8,384 24,193  277.996.321.758.7915.945.52
201686,261 23,393 7,915 23,393  271.291.821.338.4015.475.23
201783,770 22,966 7,551 22,966  274.290.121.528.2715.114.97
2018           
2019           
yearlive births abortions, reported
(official)
abortions, occurrences, estimated (AWR) miscarriages abortion ratioabortion % abortion rate
all in arearesidents, in and out of area all in arearesidents, in/out of areaall in area residents, in/out of areaall in area residents, in/out of area

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