☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

Law on termination of pregnancy, 1 May 1981
Decree of 17 May 1984 laying down provisions for the implementation of the law
Abort-Report: Abortion conditions in Netherlands
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Legal conditions – Missing data.

Specific conditions for minors – Missing data.

 

 

Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics | Characteristics of women having induced abortion
Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics 

 

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Abort Report - Medical Abortion Conditions in The Netherlands

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

Abort-ReportAbortion rates per 1,000 women aged 15-44 in Netherlands
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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION
Abort-Report: Distribution of induced abortions according to woman age in Netherlands show

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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA


Women age at first birth

  • 30 years of age (2015). (To be confirmed)

Overall contraception data – Missing data.

Pre-abortion contraception – Missing data.

Contraception during abortion process

  • 73% of women had a contraceptive method prescribed during abortion process (2015). (To be confirmed)

 

 

Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics | Characteristics of women having induced abortion
Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics 

 

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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Missing data for country specific characteristics

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SOURCES

IPPF European Network – Updated January 2012 (http://www.ippfen.org/)
Health Care inspectorate – Statistics 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018
https://www.government.nl/topics/abortion
CIA (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook)

 

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