Top Facts & Statistics
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
3.9Madolescents annually do not deliver their babies in a health facility
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From 1990 to 2019, unintended pregnancy rates for a large number of countries were well below or above the average for their corresponding region. This speaks to the need for investment, in all countries, to empower women and girls to choose under what circumstances they want to have children.