Abortion Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Abortion

Abortion facts and statistics

Between 2000 and 2009, the annual abortion rate in U.S. decreased by 6%.

About 61% of all abortions happen before the 9th week of pregnancy. 18% occur between 9th and 10th

Only 12% of women had physical problem with their health as the reason for having an abortion.

3% of all the abortions were accounted by unmarried women in 2012.

In the age group of 20-24, abortion rates are the highest.

Abortion rates are lowest among women younger than 20 and older than 40.

There were 1,720 abortion providers in the U.S. in 2011.

Nearly 89% of U.S. counties had no abortion clinic in 2011.

There is a 4% decline in the number of abortion providers between 2008 and 2011 in U.S.

Early medication abortion accounts for 23% of all abortions in 2011.