Key facts abortion statistics 2017 the general abortion rate was 137 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–44 years, up from 135 per 1,000 in 2016 women aged 20–24 years had the highest abortion rate (21 abortions per 1,000 women aged 20–24 years), unchanged from 2016. Historical abortion statistics, new zealand compiled by wm robert johnston last updated 25 march 2018 definition of table data (see notes after table for additional information): live births abortions, reported includes legal reported induced abortions. Abortion in new zealand is legal in cases where the pregnant woman faces a danger to her life, physical or mental health, or if there is a risk of the fetus being handicapped in the event of the continuation of her pregnancy.
Statsgovtnz. Abortion statistics measure the number of induced abortions that occur in new zealand hospitals or licensed abortion clinics as the principal agency responsible for processing and publishing abortion statistics in new zealand, statistics new zealand seeks to provide information that meets the legal, public policy and community requirements for up-to-date official statistics.
In the year ended december 2017 13,285 induced abortions were performed in new zealand, 462 more (36 percent) than in 2016 (12,823.
New zealand abortion statistics facts and figures relating to the frequency of abortion in new zealand nationwide abortion statistics for new zealand are presented to the house of representatives each year by the abortion supervisory committee. The decline of 672 abortions from last year in new zealand is hugely positive although abortion is available, the number of abortions per 1000 live births, stillbirths, and abortions, continues to decrease (193 in 2013 to 192 in 2012), showing that more new zealand women are choosing to continue their pregnancies. New zealand abortion statistics home » new zealand abortion statistics new zealand law requires reliable abortion statistics are collected and published annually.
Statistics new zealand abortion statistics: year ended december 2012 the number of abortions performed in new zealand decreased in 2012 a total of 14,745 induced abortions were performed in new zealand in 2011, 1,118 fewer than in 2011. The statistics disguise the reality that every child violently dismembered in the womb of the child’s mother is an unrepeatable miracle of god’s loving creation the statistics are also an indictment on the media which have generally ignored the media release on abortion statistics made by statistics nz this morning.
Abortion was criminalised in new zealand by the uk offences against the person act 1861, adopted in new zealand in 1866 laws enacted around this time acknowledged the danger to women of undergoing an illegal abortion.