Abortion in the U.S. - Statistics & Facts

Key insights

Number of legal abortions reported in the United States in 2021
Abortion rate in the United States (per 1,000 women)
Age group with the highest rate of legal abortions

Editor’s Picks Current statistics on this topic

Further recommended statistics

U.S. overview

Demographics of women receiving abortions

U.S. states

Adolescent abortion

Clinics providing abortion

Public opinion


Get in touch with us. We are happy to help.
Statista Locations
Contact Meredith Alda
Meredith Alda
Sales Manager– Contact (United States)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (EST)

Contact Yolanda Mega
Yolanda Mega
Operations Manager– Contact (Asia)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm (SGT)

Contact Kisara Mizuno
Kisara Mizuno
Senior Business Development Manager– Contact (Asia)

Mon - Fri, 10:00am - 6:00pm (JST)

Contact Lodovica Biagi
Lodovica Biagi
Director of Operations– Contact (Europe)

Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 5pm (GMT)

Contact Carolina Dulin
Carolina Dulin
Group Director - LATAM– Contact (Latin America)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (EST)