Abortion Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Abortion

Abortion facts

On average one-fifth of all pregnancies in UK have ended in abortion in UK since the 1967 Abortion Act.

8% of women who performed abortion have never used birth control methods.

40% of minors have an abortion report and neither of their parents know about it.

Over 45 million legal abortions were performed from 1973 to 2005.

35 abortions per 1000 women is the annual rate of abortion globally in women aged 15-44 in 2010-2014.

Nearly 5 million women are hospitalized annually due to complications arising from unsafe abortions.

Every 7 minutes, one woman dies globally due to unsafe illegal abortion.

There is high incidence of abortion in developing countries (37 per 1,000) compared to developed countries (27 per 1,000).

25% of pregnancies globally had ended in abortion in 2010-2014.

About 50% of the pregnancies that happen yearly are unwanted and half of the pregnancies end in abortion.