Abortion Facility Numbers Continue to Decrease in 2018 According to New Survey
The number of abortion clinics in America continued to decline in 2018, following a trend that has seen an overall decrease of 159 abortion facilities since 2012.
Overall, in 2018, 40 abortion facilities closed or no longer qualify as abortion clinics.
Today, there are a total of 697 abortion centers left in America - seven fewer than there were at the end of 2017.
That total includes 467 facilities that conduct surgical abortions - down dramatically from the high-water mark of 2,176 surgical facilities documented in 1991. This represents a massive 79 percent decrease in the number of surgical abortion facilities over the past 27 years.