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Number of abortions since a long time increased again

Number of abortions since a long time increased again

For the first time in years in the Netherlands there are more pregnancies are aborted, according to figures from the Inspectorate for Health care (health care inspectorate).

In 2015, underwent 30.803 women have an abortion, 442 more than in the previous year. Since 2008, the number of abortions is correct, every year light. This trend therefore not by.

It is striking that for the first time, older women (between 25 and 30 years) most of the pregnancies were breaking down. This was always the group of 20 to 25 years.

The number of abortions among teenagers declined, according to the latest figures, with three percent. The number of aborted of teenage pregnancies has been falling for since 2002.

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