Top Facts & Statistics
39abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low-income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
11abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in high-income countries where abortion is broadly legal, 2015-2019
50%of unintended pregnancies ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019 in countries that restrict abortion
Hear From An Expert
Unintended pregnancy and abortion are reproductive health experiences shared by millions of people every year in every part of the world, irrespective of personal status or circumstances.What differs are the obstacles people face—legal, social, economic or others—in exercising their reproductive autonomy.