Median age of women having abortions in New Zealand

1991–2016, age in years

Notes

Median: Half of those women having an abortion are younger and half are older than this age. Total abortion rate: The average number of abortions that 1,000 women would have during their life if they experienced the age-specific abortion rates of a given period (usually a year). It excludes the effect of mortality.

Data provided by

Stats NZ

Dataset name

Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2016

Webpage:

http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/health/abortion/AbortionStatistics_HOTPYeDec16.aspx

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2016

From the dataset Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2016, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet:
  • Range: S9:U34
  • Provided: 52 data points

This data forms the table Abortion - Median age of women having abortions and total abortion rate 1991–2016.

Dataset originally released on:

June 19, 2017