Minnesota abortions and live births by county of residence, 1995-2018

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 16 February 2020

Reported abortions by county of residence, 1995-2018

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".

county199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018county
Aitkin14?25232114191324228121513?17131514961197Aitkin
Anoka835?970808837840832790826828858917834819783758651614517592541553619580Anoka
Becker??1110128610?8?1068??7??9??8?Becker
Beltrami48?61523452425650473342423759523748333939362738Beltrami
Benton59?110753851627167676861536855525344445463688973Benton
Big Stone??01????????????????????Big Stone
Blue Earth131?151120131115123107135128139131154139113133117134137125134101114101Blue Earth
Brown19?22262823171528212227183229222316141518171314Brown
Carlton48?64515755626262525149605547323842413940363829Carlton
Carver114?1391301021101281061351339615412012212311110786886787918788Carver
Cass34?30322236273134372933232326283227212526211922Cass
Chippewa22?2923144610171514191117?867136?99??Chippewa
Chisago88?938476761087785717973738477635250624753455562Chisago
Clay13?172477917171161177?6?15166171013?Clay
Clearwater??22????????????????????Clearwater
Cook11?37106991381312777867??876?Cook
Cottonwood??37116?106??6109???7?108?8?Cottonwood
Crow Wing78?9084939498909810590100978176786359476157715360Crow Wing
Dakota962?1,0031,0089638921,0349961,0491,0209861,050988966910844802722607689757719818712Dakota
Dodge18?12202219221720291725272022192215161212181318Dodge
Douglas25?19251856211422181422231817161717131319191017Douglas
Faribault14?9118181811121210168915976119912817Faribault
Fillmore18?1217141817181810202817181514181291612202315Fillmore
Freeborn30?49494353514040363735424042353133302023292530Freeborn
Goodhue72?58664861698064676563635572605344464745424540Goodhue
Grant??21????????????????????Grant
Hennepin5,132?5,1105,2905,2525,3765,3715,2335,1014,9644,7654,8014,8574,3794,2863,9893,8273,7403,4723,4963,3123,3503,4163,309Hennepin
Houston8?1299171515101491562010127111091210128Houston
Hubbard??447?786??78???????66?7Hubbard
Isanti63?40445962614061646170525748415152314841473942Isanti
Itasca51?59582937453336333753473648393744353129293434Itasca
Jackson??58?10?????897?611?6?78?6Jackson
Kanabec14?241815221421152310212512171310?15810101110Kanabec
Kandiyohi47?47475252694642464839494346433548423341363436Kandiyohi
Kittson??10????????????????????Kittson
Koochiching22?2219111613182216101413211215101110878126Koochiching
Lac Qui Parle??33????????????????????Lac Qui Parle
Lake18?22181219151316151711101116101013812101178Lake
Lake of the Woods??23??7?????????????????Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur25?44422634333229243442314330122925222527221925Le Sueur
Lincoln??11????????????????????Lincoln
Lyon18?9271713142122162222161917252319191710182620Lyon
Mahnomen??21????????????????????Mahnomen
Marshall??10????????????????????Marshall
Martin15?18211020111912181817181916141115181414151910Martin
McLeod48?44454234383254384240353729343631262623312629McLeod
Meeker23?312827261416141716141916212014141012209188Meeker
Mille Lacs33?26332724392931353950303337362827293123362635Mille Lacs
Morrison31?15333333292221222320232318252125132219271413Morrison
Mower33?38464949636249635061376351505249415147503846Mower
Murray??04??????6?????????6??6Murray
Nicollet37?21394034435253406070475654374322313637453941Nicollet
Nobles7?11011??688?6?61112???887?8Nobles
Norman??01????????????????????Norman
Olmsted197?192213258233268250205295261281273268251243241219178168185217208194Olmsted
Otter Tail10?1410116?121410981911?10?7107?12?9Otter Tail
Pennington??02?????????67??9??????Pennington
Pine32?36362930424333363448313542342126293129272417Pine
Pipestone??24?????6??????????????Pipestone
Polk13?715?3397?7??69????7?????Polk
Pope12?66?98?8?6??????6?6??6?Pope
Ramsey2,231?2,3792,3822,5322,4562,4052,2792,2902,1952,0172,2282,2182,0311,9301,6931,7141,7291,7091,6811,6271,6241,5721,597Ramsey
Red Lake??22????????????????????Red Lake
Redwood9?1661171310121412161171514976689108Redwood
Renville8?1110131681517141213141413971410991099Renville
Rice113?57821007281101110799483969287856971747351675667Rice
Rock??20????????????????????Rock
Roseau??15???????6????????????Roseau
Saint Louis453?443385422407428436379388375414391397413311325321278282265259275235Saint Louis
Scott163?190167188181211196256242280279300269219216234207210211167165192172Scott
Sherburne96?9311096120127114115153117136141109126105114107769982919089Sherburne
Sibley12?11122111111169176101112111213977149?Sibley
Stearns257?184177229220226221251256230229256221196226210200200176181197210209Stearns
Steele29?34374647574551483342534644424026412831363129Steele
Stevens11?647??666?75???????6??9Stevens
Swift??876613?91077710977??6??1010Swift
Todd19?13111112719159910131113?12101710691013Todd
Traverse??00??????????????????7?Traverse
Wabasha29?14202530292232302427301628283120191714201417Wabasha
Wadena??05??????6???????66???7Wadena
Waseca28?3024293138232020303017141122141017129182116Waseca
Washington409?463460398452465468473449501519509484434447407335278330314331346324Washington
Watonwan10?109911109107101210187969127136815Watonwan
Wilkin??11????????????????????Wilkin
Winona72?56786370606161616247806151455746625141463833Winona
Wright129?127149141155167171153170170186186172158136156125106116112122120124Wright
Yellow Medicine??276??8?12?1197?87?9?658?Yellow Medicine
PROTECTED75?003337525047276333474657734566474143585463PROTECTED
MINNESOTA UNKNOWN2012,87616162228102012050131090000MINNESOTA UNKNOWN
MINNESOTA TOTAL12,71512,87612,99713,05013,03713,20813,44812,95312,99512,75512,30612,94812,77011,89611,39110,57010,1509,7589,0309,1808,8989,0539,2188,896MINNESOTA TOTAL
OTHER STATES001,1991,3501,2811,2491,3591,2701,1571,0261,0461,1111,0621,0429869329119388669369558989351,012OTHER STATES
OTHER COUNTRIES0028222516121597126119103103667122OTHER COUNTRIES
UNKNOWN1,3021,3170013414012100110021111220UNKNOWN
TOTAL14,01714,19314,22414,42214,35614,47714,83314,23814,16213,79013,36514,06513,84312,94812,38811,50511,07110,7019,90310,1239,8619,95310,1779,910TOTAL


Reported live births by county of residence, 1995-2017

county19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017county
Aitkin14113515113113013614414514416714516215714414412212212111310499124121Aitkin
Anoka4,2084,2044,2344,2174,2234,3264,3244,2614,3394,4294,3634,4714,5434,3784,2884,1914,0694,0354,2254,1784,3054,2694,213Anoka
Becker329379391361360371354385413442406432429477442427399445418422395448399Becker
Beltrami530558560580563585574599631632656725734768683729731725693663671682660Beltrami
Benton485494484517488575530585579577599620615623554596553581527573584612528Benton
Big Stone5258605655495363435359546854725859625646555564Big Stone
Blue Earth614642580650674672660674698666745792800802751771775740733697742747692Blue Earth
Brown301281290263296316247293274301286331281322297256286253288259301279274Brown
Carlton320330350386344369360392380407421429413419414379398363342372366348368Carlton
Carver9911,0481,0291,0521,0861,1401,1831,1651,1821,2531,2371,3381,2691,1941,1421,1861,0351,1451,1251,2021,2131,1801,170Carver
Cass254286259295293303308337303365405371354373329311351342336370339318282Cass
Chippewa140146160131146135118128165145144174166152170153155160146176195145163Chippewa
Chisago517582599575597675639757718689718696681631642567554576524530594577594Chisago
Clay702643619643647516430587694654715757782780771817750807812844863917907Clay
Clearwater10298957294103119941291251161271181211081101129711011996117110Clearwater
Cook5654435143344340463249475348493760414048564845Cook
Cottonwood135132144136122149146136130156131146136129133143157162137169163132148Cottonwood
Crow Wing591621581622692647723721728749774812809764784764754720701718718699662Crow Wing
Dakota5,1985,1575,1265,2915,3945,3195,1395,3285,4045,5375,4245,6645,5925,5705,4535,1735,1035,2645,1485,3265,2775,3015,144Dakota
Dodge224231248244253246255287309285270297270293271276264234246249206250230Dodge
Douglas319336339393354357355355377412432421413427424400390402401426425434434Douglas
Faribault167155160155149159149160168168168164160147169154142141137150157162140Faribault
Fillmore241241230262230252243268284261289283309277263247256236261263254272266Fillmore
Freeborn326318344336386401324375380385372378361391381365330366356329344328322Freeborn
Goodhue489517504496500514518528561579552601589577573531578511473516508496494Goodhue
Grant7071615454625366726364807364696365588470737260Grant
Hennepin15,30415,30015,45915,66915,96816,55316,32716,11216,44016,71816,34816,78016,84816,56616,33415,95515,94316,34516,58416,77016,82916,48516,322Hennepin
Houston252227205183204218215192209211225255233208205150182195194215194187229Houston
Hubbard194160175191176177189184211212226236215249234220221203226232219206216Hubbard
Isanti334422339393361380399435460468473533514529473501470434438439456444430Isanti
Itasca432427451410438469426465488515450514528469445422495476453475499453466Itasca
Jackson1251281171131161231001051101141121081319910496102122116117114112105Jackson
Kanabec149150151166161151193176164186168210212179168163142134172147157166181Kanabec
Kandiyohi522528552519499522520549582603574608625594560555561548618567632571601Kandiyohi
Kittson6354626145634741345138424338454547455553393564Kittson
Koochiching12714814817115813714212712612812211412212611911312688117101103102104Koochiching
Lac Qui Parle8483946771806269557369757569626978667154566958Lac Qui Parle
Lake1038311510810410493105103731121031101261091291111021139610110399Lake
Lake of the Woods4835333343393631504143384730422640293437364234Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur324321318307298302339316315353365402367327361342354285295311306326353Le Sueur
Lincoln6491616066685664757274707564735176627370796774Lincoln
Lyon344325341353323350333332292318320382366376378362373347361362378380358Lyon
Mahnomen729375776374807991819783921078911811289112969411499Mahnomen
Marshall1261211121141079897111111121929512310510510598107123100125106131Marshall
Martin231215239236236218251209231225244229287206229223211214223224234226231Martin
McLeod473428509441461469525506511551509563505473494451410423416440396444357McLeod
Meeker251285265288299282303278307295336323326297331281286266276278272279252Meeker
Mille Lacs215272250295244285247332325325405371372373359316325363305321308339328Mille Lacs
Morrison378412408394390392449395408431443443442472431408375377392365390423357Morrison
Mower426401430467475523535539536509538575549633572536510494490504510499525Mower
Murray105931049373809410381959588103839085909677798810487Murray
Nicollet363312333332330390379388368403372439419416399369418365372431372373378Nicollet
Nobles32127529830629126931128327337314344366362352387351336372352368382384Nobles
Norman9993836589715578747591607493716854757374747483Norman
Olmsted1,7461,6421,7831,7741,7881,9021,8712,0022,0822,1502,1792,2102,3472,2892,1912,1382,2172,0802,1632,2612,1522,1132,114Olmsted
Otter Tail553530589622581548564587614576602632666619642567597641631687680717663Otter Tail
Pennington161192168170169165168154196187176200195170200177190186162203189169170Pennington
Pine244257262268322326290304324317328363322342327293309272307296256259276Pine
Pipestone11812711312095116121108106125138143132125135121109115132111121118130Pipestone
Polk402384392380331347273374377377378395389418575386397427383415416448434Polk
Pope8311312091103101114115133106124120137128119119127135122126124118128Pope
Ramsey7,4767,3307,4357,4777,5747,5727,4147,3597,4207,2727,3097,5787,6937,7787,5777,2667,5567,7697,8337,9107,8367,7317,689Ramsey
Red Lake4850364845604737575442415558585353676044474241Red Lake
Redwood206182207187199186181225220177202227212197198189195174192178199197184Redwood
Renville218184203200205220184193212201182226160195180195189191160161159201183Renville
Rice569667692671670663721716698797794842796794748720733744732661717812752Rice
Rock97116117110110126111133124125136134147128116116107119101120104114108Rock
Roseau265256272228207208200207245201223195206196187210179175236178183180177Roseau
Saint Louis1,9961,9602,0032,0762,0082,0391,9302,0042,1392,1042,1062,1672,1072,1652,1462,0422,0632,0842,0332,0761,9651,9961,991Saint Louis
Scott1,2441,3861,3421,5021,5401,6871,7631,9482,0522,1162,1692,1182,1792,0621,9681,9231,8992,0051,8801,8601,8261,8911,835Scott
Sherburne8128629589921,0331,0741,1351,2441,2031,2291,3291,3851,3881,2861,2861,2071,1791,1821,1621,1401,2281,1921,216Sherburne
Sibley151192217174200211176194199198206215203192207175194181161180138166156Sibley
Stearns1,6241,6231,6241,6211,7791,7381,7441,7591,8381,8411,8851,9901,9981,9611,9921,9231,9271,8642,0191,9341,9862,0212,058Stearns
Steele414394419410434458483471536507520541549568509480480451473509469422421Steele
Stevens94861041011171179597106100108122123112124119114107126121111101129Stevens
Swift10911414013812312910412413211611711110012595123106101106117103109119Swift
Todd266281287257268268272291300278325319356315322320318333331312291346326Todd
Traverse4948543933413034363735443733432743243530343340Traverse
Wabasha261224225234211255269249265260272256290265247239249230241215239234243Wabasha
Wadena158148156171172160152156201153196196187190189161187165168198168184194Wadena
Waseca201251249258255245246224260270260272260210228231208224206215226201198Waseca
Washington2,5392,6782,6862,6872,7832,8222,7792,8822,9302,8562,8702,9602,9432,8912,7812,8682,8182,7932,8572,8882,8002,8672,725Washington
Watonwan157167185168159176174128171137146160183144160158149152133163158156159Watonwan
Wilkin72931079294806863868264748869716770716677598883Wilkin
Winona570551585570543541532504498551552538562544520421454469509478480486450Winona
Wright1,2021,2701,2581,3721,4061,4231,4991,6791,9261,8882,0232,1522,1832,0951,9431,9001,8611,8311,7871,7991,7641,7851,705Wright
Yellow Medicine11912413411812714811311813111012813413712512110112114590116122121106Yellow Medicine
MINNESOTA UNKNOWN21107106101013209338350MINNESOTA UNKNOWN
MINNESOTA TOTAL63,25763,68264,49165,20765,95367,45166,61768,03770,05370,61470,92073,51573,67572,38270,61768,40768,41668,78369,18369,91669,83569,74668,599MINNESOTA TOTAL


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