US: Abortion Rate 2005 by States

Abortion rate (abortions per 1000 women aged 15-44) in US by states for year 2005:

States / 2005
Alabama : 11.9
Alaska : 13.6
Arizona : 16.0
Arkansas : 8.3
California : 27.1
Colorado : 16.1
Connecticut : 23.6
Delaware : 28.8
District of Columbia : 54.2
Florida : 26.8
Georgia : 16.3
Hawaii : 21.8
Idaho : 6.1
Illinois : 18.9
Indiana : 8.6
Iowa : 10.6
Kansas : 18.4
Kentucky : 4.4
Louisiana : 11.7
Maine : 10.5
Maryland : 31.5
Massachusetts : 19.9
Michigan : 19.4
Minnesota : 12.7
Mississippi : 4.9
Missouri : 6.9
Montana : 11.7
Nebraska : 8.9
Nevada : 27.0
New Hampshire : 11.7
New Jersey : 34.3
New Mexico : 15.7
New York : 38.2
North Carolina : 18.8
North Dakota : 9.6
Ohio : 14.9
Oklahoma : 9.5
Oregon : 17.7
Pennsylvania : 13.8
Rhode Island : 23.2
South Carolina : 7.9
South Dakota : 5.1
Tennessee : 14.4
Texas : 17.3
Utah : 6.4
Vermont : 11.7
Virginia : 16.5
Washington : 17.5
West Virgina : 6.7
Wisconsin : 8.5
Wyoming : 0.7

Top 5 highest abortion rate:
– District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware.

Top 5 lowest abortion rate:
– Wyoming, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Dakota, Idaho.

Source:
Guttmacher Institute:  Abortion in the United States – Incidence and Access to Services, 2005

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