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Elective abortions performed in Catalonia. By age groups and marital status

Elective abortions performed in Catalonia. By age groups and marital status Catalonia. Total
Under 15 years From 15 to 19 years From 20 to 24 years From 25 to 29 years From 30 to 34 years From 35 to 39 years From 40 to 44 years From 45 years and over Total Percentage
2017 79 1,912 4,232 4,148 3,922 3,700 1,566 127 19,686 100.00
2016 70 1,954 4,047 4,106 4,101 3,738 1,510 135 19,661 100.00
2015 45 1,978 3,894 4,089 4,335 3,584 1,465 131 19,521 100.00
2014 81 1,963 3,630 3,934 4,229 3,701 1,469 123 19,130 100.00
2013 92 2,475 4,403 4,634 4,893 4,006 1,465 115 22,083 100.00
2012 99 2,543 4,307 4,837 5,052 3,650 1,372 96 21,956 100.00
2011 85 2,516 4,607 5,103 5,103 3,737 1,363 100 22,614 100.00
2010 83 2,708 5,172 5,783 5,376 3,723 1,366 94 24,305 100.00
2009 92 2,822 5,887 6,324 5,814 3,709 1,289 109 26,046 100.00
2008 85 2,948 6,495 6,907 5,576 3,563 1,262 96 26,932 100.00
2007 106 2,991 5,852 5,920 4,746 3,033 1,074 77 23,799 100.00
2006 100 2,776 5,259 5,615 4,236 2,875 1,049 66 21,976 100.00
2005 78 2,476 4,687 4,524 3,480 2,249 874 66 18,434 100.00
2004 83 2,395 4,436 4,239 3,220 2,080 773 52 17,278 100.00
2003 74 2,284 4,312 4,112 3,016 2,016 727 64 16,605 100.00
2002 71 2,291 4,456 4,011 3,036 2,006 768 71 16,710 100.00
2001 44 2,211 4,223 3,462 2,689 1,830 689 57 15,207 100.00
2000 44 2,201 4,045 3,120 2,342 1,712 613 59 14,136 100.00
1999 37 2,084 3,560 2,710 2,198 1,471 595 52 12,707 100.00
1998 25 1,797 3,250 2,490 1,967 1,343 586 43 11,501 100.00
1997 26 1,728 3,079 2,404 1,820 1,270 534 52 10,913 100.00
1996 22 1,741 3,246 2,513 2,026 1,460 541 43 11,592 100.00
Source: Ministry of Health. The Register of Voluntary Pregnancy Terminations.
Note: From 2010, the sum of age groups by marital status may not correspond with the total, because it does not include women whose marital status is not documented.

Date published: November 16, 2018.

Methodological note

The information on legally performed abortions in Catalonia comes from the data collected by the Register of Elective Abortions, created by the Ministry of Health in 1987. This register systematically complies all operations performed in the centres certified for this health procedure that fall under the circumstances set out in the current legal regulations.

This information is processed on a quarter-over-quarter basis by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, which produces the statistics on legal abortions corresponding to Spain as a whole. Concurrently, this ministry provides the Ministry of Health with the data on abortions by women residents of Catalonia carried out in the other autonomous communities of Spain, thus completing the information regarding all women residents of Catalonia.