Top Facts & Statistics
33abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Sub-Saharan Africa occurred annually in 2015-2019
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
32abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in high income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
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.