CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
Eurostat's Concepts and Definitions Database

 

Term
Abortion
Term extension
Demography
Definition
Induced expulsion of the foetus during the first part of a pregnancy, permitted by the law for health or other reasons.
Source
Eurostat, "Demographic statistics: Definitions and methods of collection in 31 European countries (2003 Edition)", Luxembourg, 2003
Hyperlink
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/statmanuals/files/KS-CC-03-005-EN.pdf
Statistical theme(s)
  • Population and Social Conditions
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  • Schwangerschaftsabbruch
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  • Avortement
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