Over 42 million abortions took place globally in 2019 according to new figures that found abortion to be the single largest cause of death.
The statistics, compiled by tracking service Worldometers, counted approximately 42.4 million abortions took place last year.
In comparison, the organisation which does not include abortion in its mortality rates found the number of deaths attributed to all other causes is approximately 58.6 million, making abortions, in our calculations, account for 42% of all deaths worldwide in 2019.
In comparison, Worldometers found the number of death attributed to all other causes â€“ excluding abortions â€“ was approximately 58.6 million. If abortion rates were included in these figures, it would make terminations, by our calculation, account for 42% of all deaths worldwide in 2019. ...