Top Facts & Statistics
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
50%of unintended pregnancies ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019 in countries that restrict abortion
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
Hear From An Expert
Fully meeting the needs for sexual and reproductive health care would result in immense health gains, including a reduction of about two-thirds in unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths.
Director of International Research