Minnesota abortions and live births by county of residence, 1995-2016

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 7 October 2017

Reported abortions by county of residence, 1995-2016

Note: Since 1999 Minnesota does not report annual abortion figures for counties where the number of abortions was less than 6. These cases are identified with "?", with totals for these counties listed as "protected".

county1995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016county
Aitkin14?25232114191324228121513?171315149611Aitkin
Anoka835?970808837840832790826828858917834819783758651614517592541553Anoka
Becker??1110128610?8?1068??7??9??Becker
Beltrami48?6152345242565047334242375952374833393936Beltrami
Benton59?11075385162716767686153685552534444546368Benton
Big Stone??01??????????????????Big Stone
Blue Earth131?151120131115123107135128139131154139113133117134137125134101Blue Earth
Brown19?2226282317152821222718322922231614151817Brown
Carlton48?6451575562626252514960554732384241394036Carlton
Carver114?139130102110128106135133961541201221231111078688678791Carver
Cass34?3032223627313437293323232628322721252621Cass
Chippewa22?2923144610171514191117?867136?99Chippewa
Chisago88?93847676108778571797373847763525062475345Chisago
Clay13?172477917171161177?6?151661710Clay
Clearwater??22??????????????????Clearwater
Cook11?37106991381312777867??87Cook
Cottonwood??37116?106??6109???7?108?Cottonwood
Crow Wing78?908493949890981059010097817678635947615771Crow Wing
Dakota962?1,0031,0089638921,0349961,0491,0209861,050988966910844802722607689757719Dakota
Dodge18?1220221922172029172527202219221516121218Dodge
Douglas25?1925185621142218142223181716171713131919Douglas
Faribault14?9118181811121210168915976119912Faribault
Fillmore18?121714181718181020281718151418129161220Fillmore
Freeborn30?4949435351404036373542404235313330202329Freeborn
Goodhue72?5866486169806467656363557260534446474542Goodhue
Grant??21??????????????????Grant
Hennepin5,132?5,1105,2905,2525,3765,3715,2335,1014,9644,7654,8014,8574,3794,2863,9893,8273,7403,4723,4963,3123,350Hennepin
Houston8?1299171515101491562010127111091210Houston
Hubbard??447?786??78???????66Hubbard
Isanti63?4044596261406164617052574841515231484147Isanti
Itasca51?5958293745333633375347364839374435312929Itasca
Jackson??58?10?????897?611?6?78Jackson
Kanabec14?241815221421152310212512171310?1581010Kanabec
Kandiyohi47?4747525269464246483949434643354842334136Kandiyohi
Kittson??10??????????????????Kittson
Koochiching22?2219111613182216101413211215101110878Koochiching
Lac Qui Parle??33??????????????????Lac Qui Parle
Lake18?221812191513161517111011161010138121011Lake
Lake of the Woods??23??7???????????????Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur25?4442263433322924344231433012292522252722Le Sueur
Lincoln??11??????????????????Lincoln
Lyon18?927171314212216222216191725231919171018Lyon
Mahnomen??21??????????????????Mahnomen
Marshall??10??????????????????Marshall
Martin15?1821102011191218181718191614111518141415Martin
McLeod48?4445423438325438424035372934363126262331McLeod
Meeker23?312827261416141716141916212014141012209Meeker
Mille Lacs33?2633272439293135395030333736282729312336Mille Lacs
Morrison31?1533333329222122232023231825212513221927Morrison
Mower33?3846494963624963506137635150524941514750Mower
Murray??04??????6?????????6?Murray
Nicollet37?2139403443525340607047565437432231363745Nicollet
Nobles7?11011??688?6?61112???887Nobles
Norman??01??????????????????Norman
Olmsted197?192213258233268250205295261281273268251243241219178168185217Olmsted
Otter Tail10?1410116?121410981911?10?7107?12Otter Tail
Pennington??02?????????67??9????Pennington
Pine32?3636293042433336344831354234212629312927Pine
Pipestone??24?????6????????????Pipestone
Polk13?715?3397?7??69????7???Polk
Pope12?66?98?8?6??????6?6??Pope
Ramsey2,231?2,3792,3822,5322,4562,4052,2792,2902,1952,0172,2282,2182,0311,9301,6931,7141,7291,7091,6811,6271,624Ramsey
Red Lake??22??????????????????Red Lake
Redwood9?1661171310121412161171514976689Redwood
Renville8?11101316815171412131414139714109910Renville
Rice113?5782100728110111079948396928785697174735167Rice
Rock??20??????????????????Rock
Roseau??15???????6??????????Roseau
Saint Louis453?443385422407428436379388375414391397413311325321278282265259Saint Louis
Scott163?190167188181211196256242280279300269219216234207210211167165Scott
Sherburne96?931109612012711411515311713614110912610511410776998291Sherburne
Sibley12?1112211111116917610111211121397714Sibley
Stearns257?184177229220226221251256230229256221196226210200200176181197Stearns
Steele29?3437464757455148334253464442402641283136Steele
Stevens11?647??666?75???????6?Stevens
Swift??876613?91077710977??6??Swift
Todd19?13111112719159910131113?1210171069Todd
Traverse??00??????????????????Traverse
Wabasha29?1420253029223230242730162828312019171420Wabasha
Wadena??05??????6???????66??Wadena
Waseca28?302429313823202030301714112214101712918Waseca
Washington409?463460398452465468473449501519509484434447407335278330314331Washington
Watonwan10?109911109107101210187969127136Watonwan
Wilkin??11??????????????????Wilkin
Winona72?5678637060616161624780615145574662514146Winona
Wright129?127149141155167171153170170186186172158136156125106116112122Wright
Yellow Medicine??276??8?12?1197?87?9?65Yellow Medicine
PROTECTED75?00333752504727633347465773456647414358PROTECTED
MINNESOTA UNKNOWN2012,876161622281020120501310900MINNESOTA UNKNOWN
MINNESOTA TOTAL12,71512,87612,99713,05013,03713,20813,44812,95312,99512,75512,30612,94812,77011,89611,39110,57010,1509,7589,0309,1808,8989,053MINNESOTA TOTAL
OTHER STATES001,1991,3501,2811,2491,3591,2701,1571,0261,0461,1111,0621,042986932911938866936955898OTHER STATES
OTHER COUNTRIES00282225161215971261191031036671OTHER COUNTRIES
UNKNOWN1,3021,3170013414012100110021111UNKNOWN
TOTAL14,01714,19314,22414,42214,35614,47714,83314,23814,16213,79013,36514,06513,84312,94812,38811,50511,07110,7019,90310,1239,8619,953TOTAL


Reported live births by county of residence, 1995-2016

county1995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016county
Aitkin14113515113113013614414514416714516215714414412212212111310499124Aitkin
Anoka4,2084,2044,2344,2174,2234,3264,3244,2614,3394,4294,3634,4714,5434,3784,2884,1914,0694,0354,2254,1784,3054,269Anoka
Becker329379391361360371354385413442406432429477442427399445418422395448Becker
Beltrami530558560580563585574599631632656725734768683729731725693663671682Beltrami
Benton485494484517488575530585579577599620615623554596553581527573584612Benton
Big Stone52586056554953634353595468547258596256465555Big Stone
Blue Earth614642580650674672660674698666745792800802751771775740733697742747Blue Earth
Brown301281290263296316247293274301286331281322297256286253288259301279Brown
Carlton320330350386344369360392380407421429413419414379398363342372366348Carlton
Carver9911,0481,0291,0521,0861,1401,1831,1651,1821,2531,2371,3381,2691,1941,1421,1861,0351,1451,1251,2021,2131,180Carver
Cass254286259295293303308337303365405371354373329311351342336370339318Cass
Chippewa140146160131146135118128165145144174166152170153155160146176195145Chippewa
Chisago517582599575597675639757718689718696681631642567554576524530594577Chisago
Clay702643619643647516430587694654715757782780771817750807812844863917Clay
Clearwater10298957294103119941291251161271181211081101129711011996117Clearwater
Cook56544351433443404632494753484937604140485648Cook
Cottonwood135132144136122149146136130156131146136129133143157162137169163132Cottonwood
Crow Wing591621581622692647723721728749774812809764784764754720701718718699Crow Wing
Dakota5,1985,1575,1265,2915,3945,3195,1395,3285,4045,5375,4245,6645,5925,5705,4535,1735,1035,2645,1485,3265,2775,301Dakota
Dodge224231248244253246255287309285270297270293271276264234246249206250Dodge
Douglas319336339393354357355355377412432421413427424400390402401426425434Douglas
Faribault167155160155149159149160168168168164160147169154142141137150157162Faribault
Fillmore241241230262230252243268284261289283309277263247256236261263254272Fillmore
Freeborn326318344336386401324375380385372378361391381365330366356329344328Freeborn
Goodhue489517504496500514518528561579552601589577573531578511473516508496Goodhue
Grant70716154546253667263648073646963655884707372Grant
Hennepin15,30415,30015,45915,66915,96816,55316,32716,11216,44016,71816,34816,78016,84816,56616,33415,95515,94316,34516,58416,77016,82916,485Hennepin
Houston252227205183204218215192209211225255233208205150182195194215194187Houston
Hubbard194160175191176177189184211212226236215249234220221203226232219206Hubbard
Isanti334422339393361380399435460468473533514529473501470434438439456444Isanti
Itasca432427451410438469426465488515450514528469445422495476453475499453Itasca
Jackson1251281171131161231001051101141121081319910496102122116117114112Jackson
Kanabec149150151166161151193176164186168210212179168163142134172147157166Kanabec
Kandiyohi522528552519499522520549582603574608625594560555561548618567632571Kandiyohi
Kittson63546261456347413451384243384545474555533935Kittson
Koochiching12714814817115813714212712612812211412212611911312688117101103102Koochiching
Lac Qui Parle84839467718062695573697575696269786671545669Lac Qui Parle
Lake10383115108104104931051037311210311012610912911110211396101103Lake
Lake of the Woods48353333433936315041433847304226402934373642Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur324321318307298302339316315353365402367327361342354285295311306326Le Sueur
Lincoln64916160666856647572747075647351766273707967Lincoln
Lyon344325341353323350333332292318320382366376378362373347361362378380Lyon
Mahnomen7293757763748079918197839210789118112891129694114Mahnomen
Marshall1261211121141079897111111121929512310510510598107123100125106Marshall
Martin231215239236236218251209231225244229287206229223211214223224234226Martin
McLeod473428509441461469525506511551509563505473494451410423416440396444McLeod
Meeker251285265288299282303278307295336323326297331281286266276278272279Meeker
Mille Lacs215272250295244285247332325325405371372373359316325363305321308339Mille Lacs
Morrison378412408394390392449395408431443443442472431408375377392365390423Morrison
Mower426401430467475523535539536509538575549633572536510494490504510499Mower
Murray1059310493738094103819595881038390859096777988104Murray
Nicollet363312333332330390379388368403372439419416399369418365372431372373Nicollet
Nobles32127529830629126931128327337314344366362352387351336372352368382Nobles
Norman99938365897155787475916074937168547573747474Norman
Olmsted1,7461,6421,7831,7741,7881,9021,8712,0022,0822,1502,1792,2102,3472,2892,1912,1382,2172,0802,1632,2612,1522,113Olmsted
Otter Tail553530589622581548564587614576602632666619642567597641631687680717Otter Tail
Pennington161192168170169165168154196187176200195170200177190186162203189169Pennington
Pine244257262268322326290304324317328363322342327293309272307296256259Pine
Pipestone11812711312095116121108106125138143132125135121109115132111121118Pipestone
Polk402384392380331347273374377377378395389418575386397427383415416448Polk
Pope8311312091103101114115133106124120137128119119127135122126124118Pope
Ramsey7,4767,3307,4357,4777,5747,5727,4147,3597,4207,2727,3097,5787,6937,7787,5777,2667,5567,7697,8337,9107,8367,731Ramsey
Red Lake48503648456047375754424155585853536760444742Red Lake
Redwood206182207187199186181225220177202227212197198189195174192178199197Redwood
Renville218184203200205220184193212201182226160195180195189191160161159201Renville
Rice569667692671670663721716698797794842796794748720733744732661717812Rice
Rock97116117110110126111133124125136134147128116116107119101120104114Rock
Roseau265256272228207208200207245201223195206196187210179175236178183180Roseau
Saint Louis1,9961,9602,0032,0762,0082,0391,9302,0042,1392,1042,1062,1672,1072,1652,1462,0422,0632,0842,0332,0761,9651,996Saint Louis
Scott1,2441,3861,3421,5021,5401,6871,7631,9482,0522,1162,1692,1182,1792,0621,9681,9231,8992,0051,8801,8601,8261,891Scott
Sherburne8128629589921,0331,0741,1351,2441,2031,2291,3291,3851,3881,2861,2861,2071,1791,1821,1621,1401,2281,192Sherburne
Sibley151192217174200211176194199198206215203192207175194181161180138166Sibley
Stearns1,6241,6231,6241,6211,7791,7381,7441,7591,8381,8411,8851,9901,9981,9611,9921,9231,9271,8642,0191,9341,9862,021Stearns
Steele414394419410434458483471536507520541549568509480480451473509469422Steele
Stevens94861041011171179597106100108122123112124119114107126121111101Stevens
Swift10911414013812312910412413211611711110012595123106101106117103109Swift
Todd266281287257268268272291300278325319356315322320318333331312291346Todd
Traverse49485439334130343637354437334327432435303433Traverse
Wabasha261224225234211255269249265260272256290265247239249230241215239234Wabasha
Wadena158148156171172160152156201153196196187190189161187165168198168184Wadena
Waseca201251249258255245246224260270260272260210228231208224206215226201Waseca
Washington2,5392,6782,6862,6872,7832,8222,7792,8822,9302,8562,8702,9602,9432,8912,7812,8682,8182,7932,8572,8882,8002,867Washington
Watonwan157167185168159176174128171137146160183144160158149152133163158156Watonwan
Wilkin729310792948068638682647488697167707166775988Wilkin
Winona570551585570543541532504498551552538562544520421454469509478480486Winona
Wright1,2021,2701,2581,3721,4061,4231,4991,6791,9261,8882,0232,1522,1832,0951,9431,9001,8611,8311,7871,7991,7641,785Wright
Yellow Medicine11912413411812714811311813111012813413712512110112114590116122121Yellow Medicine
MINNESOTA UNKNOWN2110710610101320933835MINNESOTA UNKNOWN
MINNESOTA TOTAL63,25763,68264,49165,20765,95367,45166,61768,03770,05370,61470,92073,51573,67572,38270,61768,40768,41668,78369,18369,91669,83569,746MINNESOTA TOTAL


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Last modified 7 October 2017.
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