Abortion in France

Statistics report about abortion in France

Abortion in France

Abortion in France has been a subject of ongoing debate and legislative changes over the years. Abortion laws in France are relatively liberal compared to many other countries, recognizing a woman's right to choose and access safe and legal abortion services. This report provides key figures and insights into the political and social landscape surrounding abortion in France.

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Abortions in France

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  • Premium Statistic Abortion rate in France 1990-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of abortions in France 1990-2021
  • Premium Statistic Abortion rate by region in France 2021
  • Premium Statistic Abortion numbers by region in France 2021
  • Premium Statistic Teenage abortion rate in France 2021, by region
  • Basic Statistic Share of medical abortions in France 2001-2021

Abortion in France compared to other European countries

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  • Basic Statistic Favorability toward legalization of abortion 2023, by country
  • Premium Statistic Ranking of abortion policies in Europe in 2021, by country
  • Premium Statistic Legal abortion time frames in Europe 2020
  • Premium Statistic Access to modern contraception in Europe 2024, by country
  • Premium Statistic Share of women who have unmet needs for family planning in Europe 2021
  • Premium Statistic Adolescent fertility rate in Europe in 2019, by country

Social views

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  • Premium Statistic Opinion of the French people on abortion being legally permitted 2022
  • Premium Statistic Share of French people endorsing abortion's legality in France 2022, by age
  • Premium Statistic Share of French people endorsing abortion's legality in France 2022, by education
  • Premium Statistic Share of French people endorsing abortion's legality in France 2022, by religion
  • Premium Statistic Support for allowing abortion by law in France 2022, by political preference

Access

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  • Premium Statistic Maximum fees of abortion care services in France 2023
  • Premium Statistic Share of French people for whom abortion access should be unconditional 2022, by age
  • Premium Statistic French people for whom abortion access should be unconditional 2022, by education
  • Premium Statistic French people for whom abortion access should be unconditional 2022, by religion
  • Premium Statistic Opinion of the French people on conditions of abortion access 2022

Contraception

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  • Premium Statistic Young French men refusing to share women's contraceptive burden 2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Share of French women who use a contraceptive method 2019
  • Premium Statistic Share of French women who use a contraceptive method 2019, by age
  • Premium Statistic Ranking of the reasons for not using contraception among French women 2019

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