Illinois Department of Public Health has released the 2017 Abortion Statistics report in which it was detailed that the abortion rate has increased. This reflects man increase in out of state abortions.
Some details in short state that in 2017:
- 39,329 abortions were recorded in Illinois (.5% increase)
- 5,528 out of state abortions were recorded in Illinois (over 21% increase)
Click here to view the entire report (in PDF).