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Source: Gender Info | United Nations Statistics Division

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Country or AreaSubgroupYearSourceUnitValue 
AfghanistanEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AfghanistanFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AfghanistanOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AfghanistanRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AfghanistanTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AfghanistanTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AfghanistanTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlbaniaTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlgeriaEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AlgeriaFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AlgeriaOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AlgeriaRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
AlgeriaTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlgeriaTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AlgeriaTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
AndorraEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AndorraFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AndorraOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AndorraRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AndorraTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AndorraTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AndorraTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No11
AngolaEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AngolaFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AngolaOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AngolaRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AngolaTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AngolaTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
AngolaTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No11
Antigua and BarbudaEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
Antigua and BarbudaFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
Antigua and BarbudaOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
Antigua and BarbudaRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
Antigua and BarbudaTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
Antigua and BarbudaTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No01
Antigua and BarbudaTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No11
ArgentinaEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
ArgentinaFoetal impairment2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
ArgentinaOn request2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No0 
ArgentinaRape or incest2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
ArgentinaTo preserve mental health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
ArgentinaTo preserve physical health2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
ArgentinaTo save the woman's life2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 
ArmeniaEconomic or social reasons2007UNPD_World Abortion Policies_2007Yes/No1 

Footnotes

1 - The abortion laws in these countries do not expressly allow abortions to be performed to save the life of the woman, but general principles of criminal legislation allow abortions to be performed for this reason on the ground of necessity.
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