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Induced abortions, by province of residence
  2004 2005 2004 to 2005 2004 2005
  number of abortions % change rate per 1,000 women1
Total 100,039 96,815 -3.2 14.6 14.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 902 883 -2.1 8.1 8.1
Prince Edward Island 143 126 -11.9 4.9 4.4
Nova Scotia 1,905 1,897 -0.4 9.7 9.7
New Brunswick 920 941 2.3 5.8 6.1
Quebec 30,616 29,259 -4.4 19.6 18.8
Ontario 35,183 33,546 -4.7 13.0 12.3
Manitoba2 2,661 2,236 -16.0 11.0 9.2
Saskatchewan 1,888 1,824 -3.4 9.3 9.1
Alberta 11,098 10,859 -2.2 15.4 14.8
British Columbia 14,145 14,444 2.1 15.7 15.9
Yukon x 140 x x 19.6
Northwest Territories 261 x x 24.8 x
Nunavut x x ... x x
Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavet 564 615 9.0 22.8 24.9
Residence unknown 14 185 1,221.4 ... ...
xsuppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
...not applicable
1.Rates are calculated using female population aged 15 to 44 years.
2.In 2004 and 2005, data on induced abortions performed in clinics were not available from Manitoba.  Only data on induced abortions performed in Manitoba hospitals are included.