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Nebraska Abortion Statistics

State abortion statistics from the leading public and private sources.

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Collective state abortion statistics are gathered privately by the Guttmacher Institute and federally by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Because of reporting lag, their most recent data is often 2-3 years old. In most cases, state-level abortion facts are more current than the numbers reported by Guttmacher or the CDC. Guttmacher’s abortion statistics are estimates built on surveys of all known and suspected abortion providers; the CDC totals are made up of the actual abortion counts reported to the state health department by each abortion facility.

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STATE-LEVEL DATA

Total Abortions (2018): 2,078

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services reports that 2,078 abortions took place in Nebraska during 2018. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Nebraska residents in other states.

Total Abortions (2017): 1,958

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services reports that 1,958 abortions took place in Nebraska during 2017. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Nebraska residents in other states.

Total Abortions (2016): 1,907

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services reports that 1,907 abortions took place in Nebraska during 2016. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Nebraska residents in other states.

SOURCE: Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services


GUTTMACHER DATA

Estimated Total Abortions (2017): 2,020

The Guttmacher Institute estimates that approximately 2,020 abortions took place in Nebraska during 2017. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Nebraska residents in other states. The table below compares Nebraska abortion totals by selected year.

2017 2014 2011 2008 2005
2,020 2,280 2,570 2,840 3,220

Estimated Abortion Percentage (2017): 7.3%

In 2017, an estimated 7.3% of pregnancies in Nebraska ended in abortion. This number does not take into account miscarriages. It was arrived at by dividing Guttmacher's abortion estimate by the sum total of live births (25,821)—as reported by the CDC—and estimated abortions.

Estimated Abortion Rate* (2017): 5.5

The Guttmacher Institute estimates that the 2017 abortion rate for Nebraska was 5.5. The 2017 abortion rate across the entire United States was 13.5. The table below compares Nebraska abortion rates by selected year.

2017 2014 2011 2008 2005
NE 5.5 6.3 7.2 8.1 8.9
U.S. 13.5 14.6 16.9 19.4 19.4

*The abortion rate is the number of abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-44 years.

Percentage of All U.S. Abortions (2017): 0.2%

In 2017, approximately 0.2% of all U.S. abortions occurred in Nebraska.

Facilities That Perform Abortions (2014): 5

In 2017, the Guttmacher Institute reports that there were 3 abortion providers in Nebraska. The table below compares total Nebraska abortion facilities by selected year.

2017 2014 2011 2008 2005
3 5 5 5 6

State Abortion Restrictions (2019):

  • A woman must receive state-directed counseling about abortion and then wait 24 hours before the abortion takes place.
  • Public and private health insurance can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment—unless an optional rider is purchased.
  • Health plans offered in the state’s health exchange can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment.
  • The use of telemedicine for the performance of medication abortion is prohibited.
  • The parent of a minor must consent before an abortion can take place.
  • Public funding is available for abortion only in cases of life endangerment, rape or incest.
  • An abortion cannot be performed at or after 20 weeks postfertilization (22 weeks after the woman’s last menstrual period) unless the woman’s life is endangered or her physical health is severely compromised.
  • Abortion clinics must meet the same structural standards as other ambulatory surgical centers.

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


CDC DATA

Total Abortions (2015): 2,004

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 2,004 abortions took place in Nebraska during 2015. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Nebraska residents in other states. The table below compares Nebraska abortion totals by year.

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
2,004 2,270 2,177 2,299 2,372 2,464 2,551 2,813 2,481 2,927
2014 2014 2013 2012 2011
2,004 2,270 2,177 2,299 2,372
2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
2,464 2,551 2,813 2,481 2,927

Abortion Percentage (2015): 7.0%

In 2015, 7.0% of pregnancies in Nebraska 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 Nebraska abortion percentages by year.

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
NE 7.0% 7.8% 7.7% 8% 8% 9% 9% 9% 8% 10%
U.S.* 15.8% 15.7% 16.7% 17% 18% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Nebraska 7.0% 7.8% 7.7% 8% 8%
United States* 15.8% 15.7% 16.7% 17% 18%
2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
NE 9% 9% 9% 8% 10%
U.S.* 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%

Out-of-State Abortion Percentage (2015): 11.4%

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 11.4% of the abortions that took place in Nebraska were performed on out-of-state residents.

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

SOURCE: Abortion Surveillance --- United States, 2015

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