Sexual and reproductive health

Facts on induced abortion worldwide

Fact sheet

Guttmacher Institute, World Health Organization

Facts on induced abortion worldwide

Publication details

Number of pages: 2
Publication date: January 2012
Languages: English
WHO reference number: Published by Guttmacher and World Health Organization


Published by the World Health Organization and Guttmacher, this fact sheet contains data on worldwide incidence and trends of abortion together with a breakdown of regional incidence and trends. It looks at abortion law and the consequences of unsafe abortion.