National statistics on abortion come from either the Center for Disease Control or the Alan Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood. For a detailed discussion and the difference between the two, visit NRLC.
- The AGI reported approximately 862,320 abortions were performed in 2017, down 7% from 926,190 abortions in 2014. In 2011, 1,060,000 abortions were performed in the U.S.
- Every day, more than 2,350 children die to abortion in the United States.
- More than 63 million abortions have occurred in the U.S. since Roe v. Wade in 1973.
- More than 32 million lives are lost to abortion every year in the world.