National Statistics

Abortion statistics for England and Wales: 2017

Statistics and commentary on abortions carried out in 2017.



This report sets out and comments on abortion statistics in England and Wales for 2017.

The statistics are obtained from the abortion notification forms returned to the chief medical officers of England and Wales.

Clinic statistics have been published for the first time.

Published 7 June 2018
Last updated 1 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Document: 'Abortion statistics 2017: Freedom of Information and other data releases' has been added.
  2. First published.