Top Facts & Statistics
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
39abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–49 worldwide occurred annually in 2015–2019
$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
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Addressing unmet need for modern contraception supports health and well-being among women and their families, and improves nations' abilities to meet their development goals. Contraceptive care is a cost-effective health intervention that helps fulfill women's sexual and reproductive rights.