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Press release 441 / 2017-12-07: Number of abortions in the 3rd quarter of 2017 up 2.0% on a year earlier

WIESBADEN – In the third quarter of 2017, roughly 24,700 abortions were reported in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 2.0% compared with the same period a year earlier.

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

For further information:
Hans-Jürgen Heilmann,
tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 81 45,
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