Number of abortions up 0.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2016

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MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –

Headline: Number of abortions up 0.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2016

WIESBADEN – In the third quarter of 2016, just under 24,200 abortions were reported in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 0.2% compared with the same period a year earlier. Nearly three quarters (72%) of the women who had an abortion in the third quarter of 2016 were aged between 18 and 34, 17% between 35 and 39 years. Roughly 8% of the women were 40 years or older.

Basic data and long time series are available in tables Terminations of pregnancy (23311) in the GENESIS-Online database.

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