United States


Anyone who needs abortion should be able to get timely, compassionate and affordable care, yet abortion bans and restrictions continue to push care further out of reach for many. The Guttmacher Institute produces relevant research and policy analyses on abortion in the United States, including abortion incidence data. Guttmacher also tracks abortion-related legislation and policies at the federal and state levels. 

For an individual to exercise their full reproductive autonomy, they must have access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services. But cost often poses a challenging—if not insurmountable—barrier to accessing care.