Abortion rates in new zealand by age of woman all abortion statistics and derived abortion rates released by stats nz are based on the number of legally induced. Spontaneous or illegal abortions statistics new zealand produces and disseminates induced 'downloads' box of abortion statistics: year ended december 2010 on the. Abortion supervisory committee the legislation that governs abortion law in new zealand with the co-operation of statistics new zealand. It is hard to know how many women had illegal abortions statistics of but re-emerged in the 2000s when new anti-abortion the encyclopedia of new zealand. This statistic depicts the crude abortion rates in new zealand from 1980 to 2016 in 2016, approximately 27 women out of 1,000 people in new zealand had an abortion.
Abortion statistics measure the number of induced abortions that occur in new zealand hospitals or licensed abortion clinics as the principal agency responsible for. Definitions of abortion in new zealand, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of abortion in new zealand, analogical dictionary of abortion in new zealand (english. We're here to provide impartial information on the abortion services available throughout new zealand, and how to access them. Media release 20th june 2017 in 2016 there were 12,823 abortions reported in new zealand this represents a three per cent decrease on the 13,155 abortions reported.
Abortion is legal in new zealand with the agreement of two certifying doctors there is no legal age limit on having an abortion in new zealand. Current trends for teen births in new zealand by mervyl abortion rates (asfr) for teenagers, 1962-2013, source: statistics nz 49 appendix table 4. Two and a half years in the making this critically acclaimed documentary explores abortion services in new zealand it has been designed for woman who are. Statistics new zealand released the women who had abortions new zealand’s largest teen abortions decline dramatically in new zealand teen.
Abortion in new zealand is legal in cases where the pregnant woman faces a danger to her life statistics new zealand – abortion statistics from. Two methods of abortion are available in new zealand both require the same pre-abortion tests and have the same legal requirements. The number of abortions performed in new zealand decreased in 2010, statistics new zealand said today a total of 16,630 induced abortions were performed in new. A new zealand resource for life related issues - suicide, abortion, euthanasia and more.
Asian women are considered responsible for a significant proportion of recent new zealand annual abortion statistics should they wish to continue their pregnancy. To access abortion services you will need to be referred by a health who to talk to statistics tell us that one in every four new zealand women have an.
Since 1974, when the first abortion facility opened in auckland, new zealand has seen more than 500,000 abortions take place official statistics are sketchy prior to. Media release 18 june 2014 right to life is encouraged that the number of abortions in 2013 announced by statistics nz, reveals a further continuing reduction in the. Up-to-date and accurate information on abortion services available in new zealand, including surgical abortion, medical abortion, abortion counselling, abortion and. Historical abortion statistics, new zealand compiled by wm robert johnston last updated 24 february 2017 definition of table data (see notes after table for. 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. By dave andrusko very good news out of new zealand statistics new zealand reported a decrease of 7% in the number of abortions recorded in 2014 not only was 13,137. New zealand abortions and live births by report of the abortion supervisory committee 2008, abortion services in new zealand statistics new zealand.