UK Abortion Rate Highest in Decade

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(The Christian Institute) Revised abortion statistics published by the Department of Health (DoH) show that the number of abortions carried out in England and Wales is at its highest in 10 years.

The DoH revealed that in 2017 more than 197,000 abortions were carried out, the highest number since 2008.

The statistics also revealed a large increase in abortions among women over the age of 30.

The abortion rate for 30 to 34-year-old women has climbed the highest since 2007, to a rate of 18.5 abortions per 1,000 women, up from 15.1.

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