Top Facts & Statistics
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
93unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low income countries in 2015-2019
64unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 worldwide occurred annually between 2015-2019
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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.