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Abortion Trends by Party Identification
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Abortion Trends by Party Identification

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following graphs display Gallup's full trends on U.S. views about abortion by party identification.

  • The first set of graphs provide views since 1975 about the legality of abortion.
  • The second set of graphs display self-identification since 1995 as "pro-choice" vs. "pro-life" on the abortion issue.

Trends in Views on Legality of Abortion, by Party ID

Line graph. The opinions of Republicans on the legality of abortion from 1975-2019.
Line graph. The opinions of political independents on the legality of abortion from 1975-2019.

Line graph. The opinions of Democrats on the legality of abortion from 1975-2019.

Line graph. The percentages of Americans who say abortions should be legal under any circumstances, by party, from 1975-2019.

Trends in Preferred Abortion Label, by Party ID

Line graph. The percentages of Republicans who identify as pro-choice and pro-life, from 1995-2019.

Line graph. The percentages of independents who identify as pro-choice and pro-life from 1995-2019.

Line graph. The percentages of Democrats who identify as pro-choice and pro-life from 1995-2019.
Line graph. The percentages of Americans who identify as “pro-choice” on abortion, by party, from 1995-2019.
Line graph. The percentages of Americans who identify as “pro-life” on abortion, by party, from 1995-2019.

Gallup measures Americans' attitudes on abortion each May as part of its Values and Beliefs poll -- one of 12 surveys that make up the Gallup Poll Social Series.

The full trend on this question among U.S. adults is available on the Gallup Abortion A-Z page.

Explore Gallup's curated archive of data and analysis on abortion on the Abortion Topics page.

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