Rate of abortion among teenage girls in the U.S. 2016, by age

This statistic shows the rate of abortion among adolescent women in the United States in 2016, by age group. In 2016, there were 12.4 reported abortions per 1,000 teenage girls aged 19 years.

Abortion rate among adolescent women in the U.S. in 2016, by age

Number of reported abortions per thousand women
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Release date

November 2019


United States

Survey time period


Age group

19 years and younger

Supplementary notes

Adolescents aged 13–14 years were used as the denominator for adolescents aged <15 years.

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