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Alaska Abortion Facts

State abortion statistics from the leading public and private sources.

Collective state abortion statistics are gathered privately by The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) and federally by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Because of reporting lag, their most recent data is generally 2-3 years old. In most cases, state-level abortion facts are more current than the numbers reported by AGI or the CDC.

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STATE-LEVEL DATA

Total Abortions (2015): 1,334

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports that 1,334 abortions took place in Alaska during 2015.

Total Abortions (2014): 1,518

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reports that 1,518 abortions took place in Alaska during 2014.

SOURCE: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services


CDC DATA

Total Abortions (2013): 1,450

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 1,450 abortions took place in Alaska during 2013. The table below compares Alaska abortion totals by year.

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
1,450 1,632 1,627 1,715 1,938 1,759 1,701 1,923 1,955 1,937
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
1,450 1,632 1,627 1,715 1,938
2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
1,759 1,701 1,923 1,955 1,937

Abortion Percentage (2013): 11.3%

In 2013, 11.3% of pregnancies in Alaska ended in abortion. This number does not take into account miscarriages. It was arrived at by dividing the state abortion ratio by the sum of the abortion ratio plus 1,000. The abortion ratio is the number of abortions that occurred per 1,000 lives births. The table below compares Alaska abortion percentages by year.

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Alaska 11.3% 12.7% 12% 13% 15% 13% 13% 15% 16% 16%
United States* 16.7% 17% 18% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Alaska 11.3% 12.7% 12% 13% 15%
United States* 16.7% 17% 18% 19% 19%
2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Alaska 13% 13% 15% 16% 16%
United States* 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%

Out-of-State Abortion Percentage (2013): 0.7%

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 0.7% of the abortions that took place in Alaska were performed on out-of-state residents.

*U.S. averages are limited to reporting districts.

SOURCE: Abortion Surveillance --- United States, 2013


AGI DATA

Total Abortions (2011): 1,820

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) reports that 1,820 abortions took place in Alaska during 2011. In 2008, there were 1,700 abortions reported—compared with 1,880 in 2005.

Total Abortions Rank (2011): #46

Out of the 50 states (+ Washington DC) that AGI lists data for, Alaska's 2011 abortion total places it at number 46 on the list (#1 on the list is the state or district with the most abortions and #51 is the state or district with the fewest).

Abortion Rate* (2011): 12.4

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) reports that the 2011 abortion rate for Alaska was 12.4. In 2008, the abortion rate in Alaska was 12. It was 13.6 in 2005 and 11.7 in 2000. The 2011 abortion rate across the entire United States was 16.9.
*The abortion rate is the number of abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-44 years.

Abortion Rate Rank (2011): #30

Out of the 50 states (+ Washington DC) that AGI lists data for, Alaska's 2011 abortion rate places it at number 30 on the list (#1 on the list is the state or district with the highest abortion rate and #51 is the state or district with the lowest).

Percentage of Pregnancies Ending in Abortion (2011): 12%

In 2011, 15,700 women in Alaska became pregnant. 73% of these pregnancies resulted in live births and 12% in induced abortions. The remaining pregnancies ended in miscarriage.

Total Abortion Facilities (2011): 9

In 2011, the Alan Guttmacher Institute reports that there were 9 abortion providers in Alaska. There were 8 providers in 2008, 9 providers in 2005, and 7 providers in 2000.

State Abortion Restrictions (2016):

  • A woman must receive state-directed counseling about abortion.
  • The parent of a minor must be notified before an abortion can take place.

SOURCE: https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/state-facts-about-abortion-alaska

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