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Health > Reproductive health > Use of birth control > Women over 15: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, any form of contraception. It is usually measured for married women ages 15-49 only.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ireland 89 2004
2 Norway 88.4 2005
3 United Kingdom 84 2002
=4 Vietnam 79.5 2008
=4 Russia 79.5 2007
6 Paraguay 79.4 2008
=7 Sweden 78 1981
=7 Uruguay 78 2005
9 Puerto Rico 77.7 1996
=10 Finland 77.4 1989
=10 Hungary 77.4 1993
12 Venezuela 76.8 1998
13 Thailand 76.7 2006
14 Mauritius 75.9 2002
15 New Zealand 74.9 1995
16 Slovakia 74 1991
17 Slovenia 73.8 1994
18 Peru 73.2 2009
19 Turkey 73 2008
=20 Mexico 72.9 2009
=20 United States 72.9 2002
22 El Salvador 72.5 2008
23 Nicaragua 72.4 2007
24 France 71 2005
25 Romania 70.3 2004
26 Estonia 70 1994
27 Jamaica 69.1 2002
=28 Netherlands 69 2008
=28 Croatia 69 2000
30 Sri Lanka 68.4 2007
31 Israel 68 1988
32 Moldova 67.8 2005
33 Portugal 67.1 2006
34 Ukraine 66.7 2007
35 Spain 65.7 2006
36 Honduras 65 2006
=37 Uzbekistan 64.9 2006
=37 Zimbabwe 64.9 2009
39 Morocco 63 2004
40 Singapore 62 1997
=41 Italy 60.2 1996
=41 Tunisia 60.2 2006
43 South Africa 59.9 2003
44 Jordan 59.3 2009
45 Syria 58.3 2006
46 Panama 58.2 1984
47 Lebanon 58 2004
48 Indonesia 56.6 2008
49 Mongolia 55.2 2008
50 Namibia 55.1 2007
51 Malaysia 54.5 1994
52 Japan 54.3 2005
53 Guatemala 54.1 2009
=54 India 54 2008
=54 Saint Kitts and Nevis 54 2006
=54 Grenada 54 2006
=57 Philippines 50.7 2008
=57 Kazakhstan 50.7 2006
59 Swaziland 50.6 2007
60 Kuwait 50.2 1996
61 Iraq 49.8 2006
62 Poland 49.4 1991
=63 Turkmenistan 48 2006
=63 Nepal 48 2006
=63 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48 2006
=63 Latvia 48 1995
67 Kyrgyzstan 47.8 2006
68 Georgia 47.3 2005
=69 Lesotho 47 2009
=69 Saint Lucia 47 1998
71 Lithuania 46.6 1995
72 Suriname 45.6 2006
73 Kenya 45.5 2009
74 Libya 45.2 1995
75 Marshall Islands 44.6 2007
76 Qatar 43.2 1998
77 Fiji 43.1 2007
78 Samoa 42.6 1996
=79 Trinidad and Tobago 42.5 2006
=79 Guyana 42.5 2009
81 Serbia and Montenegro 41.2 2006
=82 Malawi 41 2006
=82 Burma 41 2007
84 Zambia 40.8 2007
85 Cambodia 40 2005
86 Madagascar 39.9 2009
87 Maldives 39 2004
=88 Vanuatu 38.4 2007
=88 Sao Tome and Principe 38.4 2009
=88 Laos 38.4 2005
91 Tajikistan 37.1 2007
92 Rwanda 36.4 2008
93 Gabon 32.7 2000
94 Papua New Guinea 32.4 2006
95 Haiti 32 2006
96 Oman 31.7 2000
97 Tuvalu 30.5 2007
98 Pakistan 29.6 2007
99 Solomon Islands 27 2007
100 Tanzania 26.4 2005
101 Tonga 23.9 2006
102 Saudi Arabia 23.8 2007
103 Uganda 23.7 2006
104 Ghana 23.5 2008
105 Kiribati 21.5 2004
106 Palau 21 2007
107 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.6 2007
108 East Timor 19.8 2007
109 The Gambia 17.5 2001
110 Togo 16.8 2006
111 Mozambique 16.2 2008
112 Ethiopia 14.7 2005
=113 Nigeria 14.6 2008
=113 Somalia 14.6 2006
115 Senegal 11.8 2005
116 Liberia 11.4 2007
117 Niger 11.2 2006
118 Guinea-Bissau 10.3 2006
119 Mauritania 9.3 2007
120 Guinea 9.1 2005
=121 Sierra Leone 8.2 2008
=121 Mali 8.2 2006
123 Sudan 7.6 2006
124 Chad 2.8 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Reproductive health > Use of birth control > Women over 15. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys by UNICEF. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Reproductive-health/Use-of-birth-control/Women-over-15

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