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Abortion Statistics

Since 1973 the total number of abortions is:

43,369,780

 

The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) compiled this table of of abortion statistics. 1973 is the year abortion was legalized in the United States. The numbers on the right side of the table are the total number of abortions in the U.S. in that particular year. AGI stands for Allan Guttmacher Institute. The AGI is Planned Parenthood's research and policy analysis affliliate. Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider in the U.S.

   Year
             
AGI

   1973

       744,600

1974

898,600

1975

1,034,200

1976

1,179,300

1977

1,316,700

1978

1,409,600

1979

1,497,700

1980

1,553,900

1981

1,577,300

1982

1,573,900

1983

1,575,000

1984

1,577,200

1985

1,588,600

1986

1,574,000

1987

1,559,100

1988

1,590,800

1989

1,566,900

1990

1,608,600

1991

1,556,500

1992

1,528,900

1993

1,495,000

1994

1,423,000

1995

1,359,690

1996

1,360,730

1997

1,335,000

1998

 1,319,000

1999

 1,314,000

2000

 1,312,990

  2001

§ 1,312,990

  2002

§ 1,312,990
 2003
§ 1,312,990

§    NRLC estimates

 

 

 
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