2014 Abortion Statistics as reported by CIHI

 

 

Number of Induced Abortions* Reported in Canada† (Excluding Quebec) in 2014,

by Province/Territory of Hospital or Clinic

 

Province/Territory

Number of Induced Abortions Reported by Hospitals

Number of Induced Abortions Reported by Clinics

Total

Alberta

2,093

11,722

13,815

Conclusion: Almost 14,000 abortions occurred in Alberta during 2014

 

 

Number of Induced Abortions* Reported in Canada† (Excluding Quebec) in 2014, by Province/Territory of Hospital or Clinic and Age Group

 

Province/Territory

Age Group (Years)

Number of Induced Abortions Reported by Hospitals

Number of Induced Abortions Reported by Clinics

Total

Alberta

≤19

179

1,313

1,492

 

20–24

513

3,446

3,959

 

25–29

553

3,056

3,609

 

30–34

451

2,157

2,608

 

35+

397

1,749

2,146

 

Unknown

0

1

1

 

Total

2,093

11,722

13,815

Conclusion: Approximately 1,500 abortions were performed on females 19 and under. Parental consent is not required.

 

 

Number and percentage distribution of induced abortions reported
by Canadian hospitals (excluding Quebec) in 2014, by gestational age
Gestational age (weeks) Number of induced abortions reported
by hospitals
Percentage of
induced abortions
reported by hospitals
≤8 7,214 29.2%
9–12 9,652 39.0%
13–16 1,705 6.9%
17–20 853 3.4%
21+ 605 2.4%
Unknown 4,710 19.0%
Total 24,739 100.0%

 

 

Number and percentage distribution of induced abortions reported by
Canadian hospitals (excluding Quebec) in 2014, by number of previous deliveries
Number of
previous deliveries
Number of induced abortions reported
by hospitals
Percentage of induced abortions reported
by hospitals
None 8,350 33.8%
One 4,054 16.4%
Two 3,292 13.3%
Three or more 2,343 9.5%
Unknown 6,700 27.1%
Total 24,739 100.0%

 

 

 

 

The amount paid on fee for service claims for induced abortions in hospitals and non-hospital facilities in Alberta from January 1st 2007-December 31st 2011. ( totals rounded to the nearest dollar)

Hospital

$2,883,192

Non-Hospital

8,510,692

  Conclusion:over $11,000,000 of tax payer money was spent on abortions over a 5 year period almost three times more abortions took place in clinics as opposed to hospitals

 

 

Hospital

Year

Amount

2007

$768,377

2008

$609,472

2009

$530,676

2010

$493,824

2011

$480,843

Conclusion: The amount of money going to hospitals for abortions decreased every year from the year 2007 to the end of 2011

 

 

Non-Hospital payments per year

Year

Amount

2007

$1,338,380

2008

$1,565,373

2009

$1,872,352

2010

$1,849,436

2011

$1,885,151

Conclusion: The amount of money going to abortion clinics for induced abortions increased every year from the year 2007 to the end of 2011

 

Alberta Health Services annual payments for abortions performed at the following clinics: 

Kensington Clinic

$3,622,783

Woman’s Health Options Ltd.

$4,463,328

       Conclusion: Woman’s Health Options alone made more than half the total dollars received by clinics performing abortions.

 

Kensington Clinic Payment from AHS

 

Year

Amount

2007

$580,596

2008

$738,776

2009

$849,694

2010

$696,590

2011

$757,127

 

Woman’s Health Options Ltd.

 

Year

Amount

2007

$684,123

2008

$757,335

2009

$928,990

2010

$1,038,880

2011

$1,054,000

Conclusion: Woman’s Health Options Ltd. Currently makes more than $1,000,000 a year for performing abortions alone.

 

 

Out of Province

 

 

Year

Number

Amount

2007

67

$17,854

2008

66

$24,806

2009

92

$25,925

2010

91

$36,688

2011

131

$75,468

Conclusion: There was almost a %70 jump in out of province abortions between the years 2010 and 2011

  • The total cost to Alberta Health Care for out-of-country induced abortions between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2011 is $55,182 with a total travel cost of 12,633.