Top Facts & Statistics
218Mwomen in low- and middle-income countries have an unmet need for modern contraception
$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
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If all women in low-and middle-income countries wanting to avoid pregnancy were to use modern contraception and all pregnant women were to receive care that meets international standards, unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths would drop by about two-thirds.