Abort73.com > Facts About Abortion > U.S. Abortion Statistics > State Abortion Statistics > Maryland
≈ 82 innocent & helpless children are killed by abortion every day in Maryland

#stateabortionfacts #speakfortheweak @abort73


innocent & helpless children are killed by abortion every day in


Maryland Abortion Statistics

State abortion statistics from the leading public and private sources.


Collective state abortion statistics are gathered privately by the Guttmacher Institute and federally by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Because of reporting lag, their most recent data is often 2-3 years old. In most cases, state-level abortion facts are more current than the numbers reported by Guttmacher or the CDC. Guttmacher’s abortion statistics are estimates built on surveys of all known and suspected abortion providers; the CDC totals are made up of the actual abortion counts reported to the state health department by each abortion facility.

To learn more, visit: Prenatal Development, Abortion Procedures or Abortion Pictures

To read abortion stories from Maryland, visit: Abortion Stories (Maryland)


Maryland did not provide state abortion data to the Centers for Disease Control for the last reporting period.

SOURCE: Abortion Surveillance --- United States, 2021


Estimated Total Abortions (2020): 30,750

The Guttmacher Institute estimates that approximately 30,750 abortions took place in Maryland during 2020. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Maryland residents in other states. The table below compares Maryland abortion totals by selected year.

2020 2017 2014 2011 2008 2005
30,750 29,800 28,140 34,260 34,290 37,590

Estimated Abortion Percentage (2020): 31.0%

In 2020, an estimated 31.0% of pregnancies in Maryland ended in abortion. This number does not take into account miscarriages. It was arrived at by dividing Guttmacher's abortion estimate by the sum total of live births—as reported by the CDC—and estimated abortions.

Estimated Abortion Rate* (2020): 25.9

The Guttmacher Institute estimates that the 2020 abortion rate for Maryland was 25.9. The 2020 abortion rate across the entire United States was 14.4. The table below compares Maryland abortion rates by selected year.

2020 2017 2014 2011 2008 2005
MD 25.9 25.0 23.4 28.6 29 31.5
U.S. 14.4 13.5 14.6 16.9 19.4 19.4

*The abortion rate is the number of abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-44 years.

Percentage of All U.S. Abortions (2020): 3.3%

In 2020, approximately 3.3% of all U.S. abortions occurred in Maryland.

Abortion Clinics in Maryland (2017): 25

In 2017, the Guttmacher Institute reports that there were 25 abortion clinics in Maryland and 44 facilities that performed abortion. The table below compares total Maryland abortion facilities by selected year.

2017 2014 2011 2008 2005
44 41 34 34 41

State Abortion Restrictions (2022):

  • The parent of a minor must be notified before an abortion can take place.
  • An abortion may be performed at or after viability only if the mother's life or health is endangered or there is a fetal anomaly.

SOURCE: https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/state-facts-about-abortion-maryland

Parent Page:

Related Entries:

For Further Study:

Get Help

If you’re pregnant and contemplating abortion, what a mercy that you’ve found this website! Abortion is not the answer—no matter what anyone is telling you.

Click here to find local help.

Click here for hundreds of real-life abortion stories.

Click here if you've already had an abortion.

Get Involved

Abortion persists because of ignorance, apathy and confusion. Abort73 is working to change that; you can help! Get started below:

No Regrets

Social Media Graphics:

Post them online to introduce your friends, fans or followers to Abort73.com.

Would it Bother Us More if They Used Guns?

Abort73 Shirts:

Be a walking billboard for Abort73.com.

Live & Let Live

Abort73 Promo Cards:

Stash some in your wallet or purse and be ready to hand them out or strategically leave them behind.

Abort73 (Blue Devils)

Support Abort73

Abort73 is part of Loxafamosity Ministries, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. We are almost entirely supported by private donations—all of which are tax-deductible. Click here to make a contribution.

Giving Assistant is another way to raise money for Abort73 at thousands of online retailers. Use this link to get started.