Legal Abortions in Selected Countries

Country 1985 1990 1995 2000 2003 2004
Bulgaria 132,041 144,644 97,023 61,378 48,035 -
Canada 60,956 71,092 70,549 105,427 103,768 -
Cuba 138,671 147,530 83,963 76,293 65,628 67,277
Finland 13,832 12,232 9,884 10,930 10,709 11,091
France 173,335 161,129 - - - -
Germany1 - 145,267 97,937 134,609 128,030 129,650
Greece 180 1,216 - - - -
Hungary 81,970 90,394 76,957 59,249 53,789 52,539
Iceland 705 714 807 987 951 -
India 583,704 596,345 - - - -
Israel 18,406 15,509 - 18,689 19,671 19,712
Italy 210,192 161,285 134,137 - 124,118 -
Japan 550,127 456,797 343,024 341,146 319,831 301,673
New Zealand 7,130 11,173 - 16,103 18,511 -
Norway 14,599 15,551 13,672 14,635 13,888 14,071
Poland 135,564 59,417 559 138 174 199
Russia - 4,103,425 2,766,362 - 1,797,5672 1,797,567
Sweden 30,838 37,489 - 30,980 34,473 34,454
United Kingdom 180,983 184,092 167,297 197366 - -
United States 1,588,600 1,429,577 1,210,883 1,328,000 1,287,000 -
1. Figures for Germany represent those available after the unification of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic in Oct. 1990.
Source: United Nations, Demographic Yearbook, 2004.

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