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Abortion Stats

ve8QAd   |   November 13, 2000

  • More than 57.4 million unborn babies have been lost to abortion in the US since 1973, the year the Supreme Court legalized abortion.
  • The most recent CDC report shows a total of 765,651 abortions in the US in 2013, based on data self-reported by central health agencies of 45 states. The Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, reported a total of 1.06 million abortions in 2013 based on direct surveys of abortionists.
  • The CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report lists that 44.6 percent of all abortions were performed on women who had at least one previous abortion.
  • Approximately 2,900 babies die every day from abortions.
  • Every 30 seconds a baby is killed by abortion in the US.
  • Planned Parenthood performed more than 327,653 abortions in 2013, accounting for about 30% of all American abortions–one every 96 seconds. For more stats, see the 2013-14 Planned Parenthood Annual Report.
  • According to Guttmacher Institute, African American women account for almost 40% of abortions in the US although African Americans account for just 13% of the population. Hispanic women account for 25% of abortions. For more information on how abortion is decimating minority communities and what can be done to stop it, visit Protecting Black Life.
  • Gallup polls continue to show that Americans believe abortion should be restricted.
  • See State Policies in Brief: Abortion Reporting Requirements as of February 2015.


CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report – Abortion Surveillance – United States, 2010

Guttmacher Institute – Induced Abortion in the United States – July 2014

National Right to Life Committee – The State of Abortion in the United States – Jan 2014

US Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2012

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