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Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2008

Categories: Abortion/Contraception,Great Britain,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsStatistics/DH_099285

Reports that there were 195,296 abortions to residents of England and Wales in 2008 compared to 198,499 in 2007 or a decrease of 1.6%. Altogether there were 202,158 abortions in England and Wales, including 6,862 abortions for residents of other countries. Also covers location and funding of abortions, statutory grounds for the abortions, gestation period, marital status, and method of abortion. From the Department of Health and the Office for National Statistics.