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 926,200 abortions were performed in 2014, down 12% from 1.058 million in million abortions in 2013 and down 12% from 1.06 million in 2011.
- Every day, about 3,000 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.
- AGI reports that about 56 million lives are lost to abortion every year in the world.