Percentage of Pregnancies Aborted by Country
(countries listed by name)

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 12 March 2012

Percent of known pregnancies ending in legal abortions, most recent data

countryyear%notes
Albania201017.0
Andorra199513.0
Anguilla200511.2
Armenia201021.5
Australia200919.6
Austria20003.0
Azerbaijan201013.9
Bahrain200211.4
Barbados199510.3
Belarus201023.6
Belgium200912.9*
Belize199628.0
Bermuda19849.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina20013.2
Botswana19840.04
Bulgaria201029.5
Canada200820.3
Chile20050.8
China (PRC)200924.6
Cocos Islands197828.6
Costa Rica20109.8
Croatia20108.5
Cuba200939.5
Czech Republic201017.0
Denmark201020.2
Dominican Republic200513.7
Estonia201030.9
Faeroe Islands20104.9
Finland201014.4
France200920.9
French Guiana200925.8
Georgia201029.0
Germany201013.8
Gibraltar20081.7*
Greece200712.7
Greenland201049.8
Guadeloupe200942.3
Guernsey200913.9*
Guyana200713.2
Hong Kong200912.8
Hungary201030.9
Iceland201016.6
India20102.7
Ireland20105.6
Isle of Man201011.1*
Israel201010.5
Italy201017.1
Japan200917.3
Jersey200717.8*
Kazakhstan201022.4
Korea, South (ROK)199925.6
Kosovo20064.6
Kyrgyzstan20109.0
Latvia201027.9
Lithuania201016.4
Macedonia201017.3
Malta20101.3*
Martinique200930.8
Mayotte200616.6
Mexico20100.7*
Moldova201026.8
Mongolia201015.9
Montenegro201010.3
Nagorno-Karabakh200738.1
Netherlands201012.6
New Caledonia200624.9
New Zealand201020.7
Norway201020.4
Panama20000.02
Poland20100.16*
Portugal201016.1
Puerto Rico200610.2
Qatar20051.3*
Reunion200923.5
Romania201032.4
Russia201039.9
Saint Helena19907.1
Serbia201024.4
Seychelles200923.0
Singapore201024.1
Slovakia201022.2
Slovenia200917.6
South Africa20098.0
Spain201018.6
Suriname19943.0
Sweden201024.6
Switzerland201012.1
Taiwan (ROC)199913.0
Tajikistan20094.9
Tunisia20098.3
Turkey200817.0
Turkmenistan20105.5
Turks and Caicos Islands20059.1
Ukraine201026.2
United Arab Emirates20100.14*
United Kingdom201020.7
United States200822.2
Uzbekistan20105.8
Venezuela19680.8
Vietnam200818.7

Notes: Data is for residents only. (*) indicates values which include abortions abroad, which in several cases account for most or all reported abortions. See respective country pages for sources.

List of nations by year of most recent data:


update of section VII, "Global Abortion Summary," version 3, March 2000
© 2000-2010, 2012 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 12 March 2012.
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