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Abortion Statistics

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Abortion Statistics Data
Number of legal induced abortions each year 925,564
Total number of abortions annually 1.21 Million
Percent of unintended pregnancies that end in abortion 40 %
Percent of all pregnancies that end in abortion 22 %
Annual Percent of women age 15-44 that have an abortion 2 %
Percent of abortions by women who were using a contraceptive 54%
Abortions By Age Percent of Annual Abortions
Younger than 15 0.4%
Age 15-17 6%
Age 18-19 11%
Age 20-24 33%
Age 25-29 24%
Ethnicity Percent of Annual Abortions
White 36%
Black 30%
Hispanic 25%
Other Races 9%
Religion Percent of Annual Abortions
Pretestant 37%
Catholic 28%
Year Number of Abortions Per 1,000 Women Age 15-44
2014 12.5
2012 14.9
2009 15.1
2008 16
2005 19.4
2001 21.1
1997 21.9
1993 25
1989 26.8
1985 28
1981 29.3
1977 26,4
1973 16.3
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: CBR, Guttmacher Institute, CDC
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 3, 2016

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