IPPF’s Booming Abortion Business

Posted on | December 9, 2010 by Samantha Singson |

Despite an economic downturn, the abortion business is booming. IPPF’s most recent publication is a survey of the abortion provider’s activities over the last five years. Across the board, IPPF’s activities and funding have been on the rise.

Here are some of the staggering statistics included in the report:

US$140.2 million (USD) – total income in 2009 an increase of 51 per cent since 2005

1,411,494 – total number of abortion-related services in 2009

Medical abortion 13,047 (2005) vs. 151,640 (2009)

Induced surgical abortion 16,964 (2005) vs. 369,417 (2009)

41.7% of all abortion-related services were provided to young people in 2009, compared to 29.0% in 2005

33,854,786 – total number of contraceptive services

24,589,390 – number of sexual and reproductive health services (including contraception) provided to young people under 25 years of age



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