Legal abortions performed in England and Wales 2000-2017

Annual number of abortions performed legally in England and Wales from 2000 to 2017

Legal abortions performed in England and Wales 2000-2017 This statistic displays the number of abortions that were legally performed in England and Wales from 2000 to 2017. The number of abortions performed in England and Wales has fluctuated since 2000. In 2000 there were 175,542 preformed in England and Wales, by 2017 there were 189,859 abortions preformed in England and Wales. In 2008 there were 198,499 abortions preformed in England and Wales, this was the highest number of abortions preformed during the 17 year period.
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Annual number of abortions performed legally in England and Wales from 2000 to 2017

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Number of abortions
2000175,542
2001176,364
2002175,932
2003181,582
2004185,713
2005186,416
2006193,737
2007198,499
2008195,296
2009189,100
2010189,574
2011189,931
2012185,122
2013185,331
2014184,571
2015185,824
2016185,596
2017*189,859
Number of abortions
2000175,542
2001176,364
2002175,932
2003181,582
2004185,713
2005186,416
2006193,737
2007198,499
2008195,296
2009189,100
2010189,574
2011189,931
2012185,122
2013185,331
2014184,571
2015185,824
2016185,596
2017*189,859
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This statistic displays the number of abortions that were legally performed in England and Wales from 2000 to 2017. The number of abortions performed in England and Wales has fluctuated since 2000. In 2000 there were 175,542 preformed in England and Wales, by 2017 there were 189,859 abortions preformed in England and Wales. In 2008 there were 198,499 abortions preformed in England and Wales, this was the highest number of abortions preformed during the 17 year period.
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