Scotland: abortion percentages by council area, 1991-2016

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 28 October 2017

Scotland abortion ratios by council area of residence, 1991-2016

council area19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016council area
Aberdeen City     354 369 366 339 337 330 366 366 373 377 344 359 343 315 290 272 279 278 278 265 245 Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire     184 185 168 174 166 194 185 202 197 176 181 194 174 178 180 180 190 180 168 165 158 Aberdeenshire
Angus     222 197 256 252 255 238 275 288 260 262 231 252 220 249 243 222 212 215 206 230 215 Angus
Argyll and Bute     141 168 168 163 143 168 185 145 121 114 127 111 102 88 139 165 108 153 143 155 131 Argyll and Bute
Clackmannanshire     154 181 184 182 204 185 215 233 230 222 214 202 175 180 213 210 210 236 221 211 247 Clackmannanshire
Dumfries and Galloway145 154 127 137 137 136 161 162 168 188 203 172 200 196 184 201 191 205 195 202 212 188 174 199 191 198 Dumfries and Galloway
Dundee City     319 339 365 365 384 345 368 406 377 378 378 393 331 331 308 312 323 302 329 332 345 Dundee City
East Aryshire     142 131 160 163 178 188 188 174 175 182 185 212 199 170 196 177 184 176 194 202 204 East Aryshire
East Dunbartonshire     174 167 181 167 165 191 180 182 197 189 231 226 201 184 207 190 203 203 178 177 171 East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian     204 206 239 223 188 249 249 253 256 205 205 235 219 221 227 320 310 367 305 279 238 East Lothian
East Renfrewshire     126 113 150 134 154 159 148 159 122 155 174 160 166 152 175 160 181 165 158 188 153 East Renfrewshire
Edinburgh City     332 341 366 379 376 392 355 369 363 357 345 335 320 295 259 266 270 264 268 295 281 Edinburgh City
Falkirk     181 176 185 180 192 198 187 171 167 180 174 176 181 188 189 177 181 199 208 201 230 Falkirk
Fife187 175 176 183 188 192 178 203 210 235 222 239 233 221 209 216 237 235 230 215 214 222 222 198 226 231 Fife
Glasgow City     229 236 249 256 265 273 269 258 279 292 322 307 295 273 259 247 239 240 257 255 256 Glasgow City
Highland224 213 241 222 208 187 186 187 198 192 200 196 200 189 180 201 210 177 168 181 183 172 168 179 178 188 Highland
Inverclyde     149 163 189 167 181 193 163 189 136 149 142 166 169 177 181 169 158 139 139 156 189 Inverclyde
Islands85 118 117 119 125 125 113 119 125 142 97 150 129 131 103 97 105 89 116 72 96 97 90 88 83 97 Islands
(Eilean Siar)     100 103 109 121                  (Eilean Siar)
(Orkney Islands)     140 147 119 144                  (Orkney Islands)
(Shetland Islands)     141 115 128 116                  (Shetland Islands)
Midlothian     235 223 235 246 255 254 268 272 286 304 260 265 278 267 237 332 305 353 320 244 248 Midlothian
Moray     123 114 134 127 137 160 150 171 181 164 130 166 172 149 172 166 183 170 138 158 137 Moray
North Aryshire     161 156 167 185 179 164 179 201 192 196 210 202 210 207 215 190 216 189 210 207 202 North Aryshire
North Lanarkshire     135 132 145 162 168 181 172 169 171 182 192 193 203 197 211 208 208 185 202 202 211 North Lanarkshire
Perth and Kinross     220 219 254 206 256 222 226 265 226 275 258 254 231 236 217 242 214 209 202 203 219 Perth and Kinross
Renfrewshire     165 175 174 182 166 206 207 198 185 186 197 187 186 200 195 184 165 149 176 193 195 Renfrewshire
Scottish Borders145 155 147 169 127 144 172 171 144 157 145 172 192 198 182 214 174 182 129 184 196 183 170 164 153 189 Scottish Borders
South Ayrshire     20 185 195 222 214 195 207 212 233 228 248 213 214 183 236 200 231 222 215 219 171 South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire     141 138 159 164 176 184 186 172 183 186 180 189 194 193 211 171 199 210 196 186 215 South Lanarkshire
Stirling     188 184 203 252 239 223 217 219 203 213 226 197 256 207 226 222 218 221 227 235 246 Stirling
West Dunbartonshire     144 150 156 168 142 189 173 184 182 187 210 175 198 182 200 183 183 191 179 234 214 West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian     185 183 190 185 201 177 199 198 194 197 189 207 196 193 174 194 208 150 173 213 206 West Lothian
SCOTLAND TOTAL176 175 182 191 190 207 209 224 226 232 237 238 241 237 238 242 244 236 226 224 218 220 216 210 223 225 SCOTLAND TOTAL


Scotland abortion percentages by council area of residence, 1991-2016

council area19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016council area
Aberdeen City     26.126.926.825.325.224.826.826.827.227.425.626.425.524.022.521.421.821.821.720.919.7Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire     15.515.614.414.814.316.315.616.816.515.015.316.314.815.115.315.216.015.314.414.213.6Aberdeenshire
Angus     18.216.420.420.120.319.321.622.420.620.818.720.118.119.919.518.217.517.717.118.717.7Angus
Argyll and Bute     12.414.414.414.012.514.415.612.610.810.211.310.09.28.112.214.29.813.312.513.411.6Argyll and Bute
Clackmannanshire     13.315.315.615.416.915.617.718.918.718.117.616.814.915.317.617.317.419.118.117.419.8Clackmannanshire
Dumfries and Galloway12.713.311.312.012.012.013.913.914.415.816.914.716.716.415.516.816.017.016.316.817.515.814.816.616.016.6Dumfries and Galloway
Dundee City     24.225.326.726.827.725.726.928.927.427.427.428.224.924.923.523.824.423.224.824.925.6Dundee City
East Aryshire     12.411.613.814.015.115.815.914.814.915.415.617.516.614.516.415.115.515.016.316.816.9East Aryshire
East Dunbartonshire     14.814.315.314.314.116.115.315.416.415.918.818.516.715.517.116.016.916.915.115.014.6East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian     17.017.119.318.215.819.920.020.220.417.017.019.018.018.118.524.223.626.923.421.819.2East Lothian
East Renfrewshire     11.210.113.011.813.313.712.913.710.913.414.813.814.213.214.913.815.414.213.715.813.3East Renfrewshire
Edinburgh City     24.925.426.827.527.328.226.227.026.626.325.625.124.322.820.621.021.320.921.122.821.9Edinburgh City
Falkirk     15.314.915.615.216.116.515.814.614.315.214.815.015.315.815.915.115.316.617.216.818.7Falkirk
Fife15.714.915.015.515.916.115.116.917.419.018.219.318.918.117.317.819.219.018.717.717.618.118.216.518.518.8Fife
Glasgow City     18.619.119.920.421.021.521.220.521.822.624.323.522.821.420.619.819.319.420.520.320.4Glasgow City
Highland18.317.619.418.217.215.715.715.816.616.116.716.416.715.915.216.817.315.014.415.315.414.714.415.215.115.8Highland
Inverclyde     12.914.015.914.315.316.214.015.912.012.912.414.214.415.015.314.413.612.212.213.515.9Inverclyde
Islands7.910.610.510.611.111.110.210.611.112.48.913.011.411.69.38.89.58.210.46.78.78.98.38.17.68.8Islands
(Eilean Siar)     9.19.49.910.8                 (Eilean Siar)
(Orkney Islands)     12.212.810.612.6                 (Orkney Islands)
(Shetland Islands)     12.310.311.410.4                 (Shetland Islands)
Midlothian     19.018.219.119.820.320.221.121.422.223.320.720.921.821.119.224.923.426.124.219.619.9Midlothian
Moray     11.010.311.811.312.113.813.014.615.414.111.514.214.613.014.714.315.514.612.113.612.1Moray
North Aryshire     13.813.514.315.615.214.115.216.716.116.417.316.817.417.117.716.017.715.917.317.216.8North Aryshire
North Lanarkshire     11.911.712.713.914.315.314.714.514.615.416.116.216.816.517.417.217.215.616.816.817.4North Lanarkshire
Perth and Kinross     18.018.020.317.020.418.218.420.918.521.520.520.218.819.117.819.517.617.316.816.918.0Perth and Kinross
Renfrewshire     14.214.914.815.414.217.117.216.515.615.716.515.815.716.616.315.514.213.014.916.216.3Renfrewshire
Scottish Borders12.713.412.814.411.312.614.714.612.613.612.714.716.116.515.417.614.815.411.515.616.415.514.514.113.215.9Scottish Borders
South Ayrshire     2.015.616.318.217.616.317.217.518.918.619.917.517.615.519.116.718.818.217.718.014.6South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire     12.412.113.714.115.015.615.714.715.515.715.215.916.316.217.414.616.617.416.415.717.7South Lanarkshire
Stirling     15.815.516.920.119.318.217.918.016.917.618.416.520.417.218.418.217.918.118.519.119.8Stirling
West Dunbartonshire     12.613.013.514.412.415.914.715.515.415.817.314.916.615.416.715.515.416.015.219.017.6West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian     15.615.516.015.616.715.016.616.516.316.515.917.216.416.214.816.317.213.014.717.517.1West Lothian
SCOTLAND TOTAL15.014.915.416.016.017.217.318.318.418.819.219.219.419.119.219.519.619.118.418.317.918.017.817.418.218.3SCOTLAND TOTAL


Scotland abortion percentage ranks by council area of residence, 1991-2016

council area19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016council area
Aberdeen City     112333232232122444447Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire     131120182216201314252318252225221819242526Aberdeenshire
Angus     6846674467979658121112912Angus
Argyll and Bute     241921242725192930292929293029282926272829Argyll and Bute
Clackmannanshire     1814161611211110991216242113121378135Clackmannanshire
Dumfries and Galloway34443272223201512251516191820131417111921152019Dumfries and Galloway
Dundee City     333212111111211313111Dundee City
East Aryshire     222824251920162324222212162419232020181617East Aryshire
East Dunbartonshire     15201722241821221515810151816181614212424East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian     8778166787121691098221338East Lothian
East Renfrewshire     293227292628302829272528282626292425262127East Renfrewshire
Edinburgh City     221121323323334555522Edinburgh City
Falkirk     141615171314172626242623221721242515111810Falkirk
Fife22222915910998911111187811108916109Fife
Glasgow City     546444575544443666653Glasgow City
Highland1111111914121413151619231713232523212624192323Highland
Inverclyde     192113211717272027282727272324262829282722Inverclyde
Islands55555303131312830283028303030302930303030303030Islands
(Eilean Siar)     32333332                 (Eilean Siar)
(Orkney Islands)     26253228                 (Orkney Islands)
(Shetland Islands)     25293033                 (Shetland Islands)
Midlothian     458775654455556132264Midlothian
Moray     313029303027292523262826262728272222292628Moray
North Aryshire     172322131826221418141415121112171017101418North Aryshire
North Lanarkshire     282728262123262725212019141314131518141715North Lanarkshire
Perth and Kinross     765115109610666871071113131511Perth and Kinross
Renfrewshire     161718152311131720171922201220192728221920Renfrewshire
Scottish Borders43334211819272529241913201325212822152123252921Scottish Borders
South Ayrshire     3310119101512128871111197147891125South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire     232625232022182421182421191615251712172213South Lanarkshire
Stirling     10121058810111210101761099910776Stirling
West Dunbartonshire     20242619291923212216152417201820231620814West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian     121312141224141817132114181527161427231216West Lothian

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Last modified 28 October 2017.
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