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Health > Unmet need for contraception > % of married women ages 15-49: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Unmet need for contraception is the percentage of fertile, married women of reproductive age who do not want to become pregnant and are not using contraception.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Haiti 39.6% 2000
2 Yemen 38.6% 1997
3 Rwanda 35.6% 2000
4 Ethiopia 35.2% 2000
5 Senegal 34.8% 1997
=6 Uganda 34.6% 2001
=6 Comoros 34.6% 1996
8 Ghana 34% 2003
9 Togo 32.3% 1998
10 Pakistan 31.8% 1991
11 Mauritania 31.6% 2001
=12 Cambodia 29.7% 2000
=12 Malawi 29.7% 2000
14 Burkina Faso 28.8% 2003
15 Mali 28.5% 2001
16 Gabon 28% 2000
17 Nepal 27.8% 2001
18 Cote d'Ivoire 27.7% 1999
19 Zambia 27.4% 2002
20 Benin 27.2% 2001
21 Eritrea 27% 2002
22 Kenya 24.5% 2003
23 Guinea 24.2% 1999
24 Madagascar 23.6% 2004
25 Guatemala 23.1% 1999
26 Bolivia 22.7% 2003
27 Namibia 22.1% 2000
28 Tanzania 21.8% 2004
29 Chad 20.7% 2004
30 Cameroon 20.2% 2004
31 Mozambique 18.4% 2003
32 Philippines 17.3% 2003
33 Nigeria 16.9% 2003
34 Niger 16.6% 1998
35 Central African Republic 16.2% 1995
36 India 15.8% 1999
=37 Paraguay 15% 1990
=37 South Africa 15% 1998
39 Nicaragua 14.6% 2001
40 Uzbekistan 13.7% 1996
41 Armenia 11.8% 2000
42 Kyrgyzstan 11.6% 1997
43 Bangladesh 11.2% 2004
44 Jordan 11% 2002
45 Dominican Republic 10.9% 2002
46 Egypt 10.7% 2000
47 Peru 10.2% 2000
=48 Turkey 10.1% 1998
=48 Turkmenistan 10.1% 2000
50 Morocco 10% 2004
51 Kazakhstan 8.7% 1999
52 Indonesia 8.6% 2003
53 Brazil 7.3% 1996
54 Colombia 5.8% 2005
55 Vietnam 4.8% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Unmet need for contraception > % of married women ages 15-49. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Unmet-need-for-contraception/%-of-married-women-ages-15--49

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