NEW 2020 DATA
Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics
Characteristics of women having induced abortion | Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics
1975: abortion is allowed (Abortlagen 1974:595 dated 12 June 1974)
1995: Abortlagen 1995:660
2007: Abortlagen 2007:998
2009: Abortlagen Sfs_2009/10:842
- Pre-abortion consultation (legal counselling) offered but not mandatory; strongly recommended to give information and contraceptive counselling.
Specific conditions for minors
- Parent’s (or guardian’s) should be informed but should not delay the abortion.
Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics | Characteristics of women having induced abortion
Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics
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Abortion statistics (http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/statistics/statisticaldatabase/abortionstatistics)
Statistics on Pregnancies, Deliveries and Newborn Infants (http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/publikationer2017/2017-3-4)
Sääv et al., 20012 Kopp kallner et al., 2017
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