Top Facts & Statistics
32abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–49 in Latin America occurred annually in 2015-2019
75%reduction in newborn deaths in the region that would result from meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
6.5Mabortions were performed annually in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010–2014
Hear From An Expert
Twenty-four million women in Latin America and the Caribbean have an unmet need for modern contraception. Providing women with the family planning care they need would prevent more than nine million unintended pregnancies every year.
Distinguished Scholar and Vice President for Global Science and Policy Integration