Abortions in year 2012

Region: ČR
Year: 2013
Číslo: 07/13/19

In 2012 the total number of abortions decreased to 37 734. The number of spontaneous abortions also decreased from 13 637 to 13 516 and presented 35.8 % of all abortions in 2012. 72 % of all abortions in 2012 occurred up to 8th gestation week. The number of legally induced abortions also decreased to 23 032 compared to the last year. Most of women who applied for induced abortion till 8th week of pregnancy were single, secondary educated and women with two children. Abortions of foreigners stood for 6.2 % of the total.