Top Facts & Statistics
250.4Mpregnancies worldwide occurred each year during the 2015–2019 period
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
Hear From An Expert
Unintended pregnancy and abortion are reproductive health experiences shared by millions of people every year in every part of the world, irrespective of personal status or circumstances.What differs are the obstacles people face—legal, social, economic or others—in exercising their reproductive autonomy.