New Report Shows Teen Abortion Rate Has Dropped a Whopping 82%

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New Report Shows Teen Abortion Rate Has Dropped a Whopping 82%

New Report Shows Teen Abortion Rate Has Dropped a Whopping 82%

Last week, the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute released long-term data on rates of pregnancies, births, and abortions in the U.S. The national data range from 1973 to 2017 and include breakdowns by age demographics, and the state-level data range from 1988 to 2017.

Pregnancies, Births and Abortions in the United States, 1973-2017: National and State Trends by Age

The Guttmacher Institute calculates comprehensive historical statistics on the incidence of pregnancy, birth and abortion for people of reproductive age in the United States (see Definitions). Our most recent release includes national statistics covering the period from 1973 to 2017, the most recent year for which comparable data are available; state-level statistics are available for selected years from 1988 to 2017 (see Note).