Top Facts & Statistics
50%of unintended pregnancies ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019 in countries that restrict abortion
31Mwomen in LMICs do not deliver their babies in a health facility
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
Hear From An Expert
Over the past three decades, the proportion of unintended pregnancies ending in abortion has increased in countries where more legal restrictions are in place, and where it may be harder to access safe abortion services.
Senior Research Associate