Abortion Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Abortion

Facts of abortion

2011 had the lowest rate of abortion since it has become legal with 16.9 per 1000 women aged 15-44.

59% of abortion providers provided one or more early medication abortions in 2011.

In 2014, 12% of abortions in U.S. were performed by teenagers.

7,000 women die globally each year due to back-street abortions.

With the length of pregnancy, the risk of death associated with abortion also increases.

In 2014, 26% of women obtaining abortion had incomes of between 100-199% of the federal poverty level.

51% of women who performed abortion had used a contraceptive measures in the month they got pregnant.

In 2014, 53% of women obtaining abortion said that they paid out of pocket for their procedure.

Each tax dollar spent on contraceptive services saves on an average $3 in Medicaid costs for pregnancy related health care and medical care of newborns.

Between 2000 and 2015, the number of states supporting abortion rights fell from 17 to 12.