Where Legal Abortion is the Most Common?

Induced Abortion Ratio (Per 1,000 Births), 2012 or latest
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 38 countries in 2012, Georgia ranked the highest in induced abortion ratio per 1,000 births with 511 followed by Russia and Estonia. On the other end of the scale was Poland with 1.94, Malaysia with 10.2 and Tajikistan with 42.5.

Data for more countries are available at Induced Abortion Ratio (Per 1,000 Births) indicator page.

Induced Abortion Ratio (Per 1,000 Births) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Armenia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 262 271 295 327 293 ... ...
Belarus ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 602 447 391 328 307
Bulgaria ... ... 509 497 469 416 419
Estonia 646 573 536 491 457
Georgia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 362 346 365 ... 422 ...
Hungary 464 449 445 448 448
Kazakhstan ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 435 416 350 325 296 ... ...
Latvia ... 522 500 435 408 379
Moldova ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 354 356 357 329 335 ...
Norway 241 259 265 255 256 ... ...
Romania 685 642 574 521 481
Russia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 837 701 619 559 493 ... ...
Spain 210 228 223 226 233
Sweden 340 346 348 336 326 ... ...
Ukraine ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 500 442 ... ... 355 ...