Top Facts & Statistics
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
49%pregnanies in LMICs are unintended
Hear From An Expert
Progress in sexual and reproductive health is not uniform. People in the poorest countries are nearly three times as likely to face unintended pregnancies as those in the wealthiest countries, revealing major and persistent inequities in access to sexual and reproductive health care.