Statistics and commentary on abortions carried out in England and Wales in 2015.
15 June 2016: report updated to correct an error in Table 12e
This report sets out and comments on abortion statistics in England and Wales for 2015. A summary of the key findings is available on page 5 of the report. The report should be read alongside the complete data set on abortion statistics.
The statistics are obtained from the abortion notification forms returned to the Chief Medical Officers of England and Wales.