Scotland: abortion percentages by health region, 1991-2016

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 28 October 2017

Scotland abortion ratios by health region of residence, 1991-2016

Note: In 2006 the region Argyll and Cylde was merged into the regions Greater Glasgow (becoming Greater Glasgow and Clyde) and Highland.

health region19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016health region
Ayrshire and Arran136148147170156166173173187189180190195197200212208207188214188212191203207196Ayrshire and Arran
Borders145155147169127144170170144157145172192198182215174182130184188166156150137182Borders
Dumfries and Galloway145154127137137136161162168188203172200196184201191205195202211185174195187190Dumfries and Galloway
Fife187175176183188192203204210235222239233221209216237235230215207226226202226230Fife
Forth Valley142154148182161178191191201207203200195187196195186199192203198190214208216244Forth Valley
Grampian195188205211219240238241232228243251260263251236255243228225213220226209204195Grampian
Greater Glasgow193201219232240264288287293217233226222225235258235229219216202197211208229229Greater Glasgow
Highland224213241222208243239245260179191193186170163182186158148171179154164163173169Highland
(Argyll and Cylde)     148167167168                 (Argyll and Cylde)
Islands8511811711912512511311912514297148129131103971058911672949590868088Islands
Lanarkshire119124128129135134148149159165181176169175186185219228224240215236193190194208Lanarkshire
Lothian211205223243244275296298300301309297305302294282285275377235250251244237258253Lothian
Tayside239219229229246260297298279304273294327295311297309269278260261268251242271267Tayside
SCOTLAND TOTAL176175182191190207222226226232237238241237238242244236226224214217213208220221SCOTLAND TOTAL


Scotland abortion percentages by health region of residence, 1991-2016

Note: In 2006 the region Argyll and Cylde was merged into the regions Greater Glasgow (becoming Greater Glasgow and Clyde) and Highland.

health region19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016health region
Ayrshire and Arran12.012.912.814.513.514.314.714.715.815.915.316.016.316.516.717.517.217.215.817.615.817.516.016.917.116.4Ayrshire and Arran
Borders12.713.412.814.411.312.614.614.612.613.612.714.716.116.515.417.714.815.411.515.615.814.213.513.012.015.4Borders
Dumfries and Galloway12.713.311.312.012.012.013.913.914.415.816.914.716.716.415.516.816.017.016.316.817.415.614.816.315.815.9Dumfries and Galloway
Fife15.714.915.015.515.916.116.916.917.419.018.219.318.918.117.317.819.219.018.717.717.218.418.416.818.418.7Fife
Forth Valley12.413.312.915.413.815.116.016.016.717.216.916.716.315.816.416.315.716.616.116.916.516.017.617.217.719.6Forth Valley
Grampian16.315.817.017.417.919.419.219.418.818.619.520.020.720.820.019.120.319.518.618.317.618.018.417.316.916.3Grampian
Greater Glasgow16.216.818.018.819.320.922.322.322.717.818.918.518.218.419.020.519.018.617.917.816.816.417.417.218.718.6Greater Glasgow
Highland18.317.619.418.217.219.519.319.720.615.216.116.215.714.614.015.415.713.712.914.615.213.314.114.014.714.5Highland
(Argyll and Cylde)     12.914.314.314.4                 (Argyll and Cylde)
Islands7.910.610.510.611.111.110.210.611.112.48.912.911.411.69.38.89.58.210.46.78.68.78.38.07.48.1Islands
Lanarkshire10.611.011.311.411.911.812.913.013.714.215.314.914.414.915.715.618.018.618.319.417.719.116.215.916.217.2Lanarkshire
Lothian17.517.018.219.619.621.622.823.023.123.123.622.923.423.222.722.022.221.627.419.020.020.119.619.220.520.2Lothian
Tayside19.317.918.718.619.820.722.923.021.823.321.422.724.622.823.722.923.621.221.820.720.721.120.119.521.321.1Tayside
SCOTLAND TOTAL15.014.915.416.016.017.218.118.518.418.819.219.219.419.119.219.519.619.118.418.317.617.817.617.218.018.1SCOTLAND TOTAL


Scotland abortion percentage ranks by health region of residence, 1991-2016

health region19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016health region
health region19911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016health region
Ayrshire and Arran10108888888710877677797968667Ayrshire and Arran
Borders8799111099121111109610611101110101011111110Borders
Dumfries and Galloway78111091111119871168988879599899Dumfries and Galloway
Fife66666666635445554436643744Fife
Forth Valley99777777766689799988885453Forth Valley
Grampian45554555543333343344453378Grampian
Greater Glasgow54423233254554435565776535Greater Glasgow
Highland2214544449871011111110111011111110101011Highland
(Argyll and Cylde)     9101010                 (Argyll and Cylde)
Islands1212121212131313131212121212121212121212121212121212Islands
Lanarkshire111110111012121211109911108106652337986Lanarkshire
Lothian33312122121121222113222222Lothian
Tayside11231311312212111221111111Tayside

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Last modified 28 October 2017.
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