Brazil: number of legal abortions 2009-2017

This statistic shows the number of legal abortions performed in Brazil from 2009 to 2017. Figures only include abortions that were authorized according to the following decriminalized causes: if the pregnancy is a result of rape, if performing an abortion is the only way to save the woman's life, or if the fetus suffers from anencephaly. In 2017, the number of legal abortions in Brazil amounted to 1,636, down from 1,680 legal abortions registered in 2016.

Number of decriminalized abortions in Brazil from 2009 to 2017

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

July 2018

Region

Brazil

Survey time period

2009 to 2017

Supplementary notes

In Brazil, abortion is decriminalized in three cases: if the pregnancy is a result of rape, if performing an abortion is the only way to save the woman's life, or if the fetus suffers from anencephaly.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Abortion in Latin America"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.