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People > Fertility > Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Contraceptive prevalence (% of women ages 15-49). 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 Norway 88.4% 2005
2 Malta 85.8% 1993
3 China 84.6% 2006
4 Puerto Rico 84.1% 2002
5 United Kingdom 84% 2009
6 Costa Rica 82.1% 2010
7 Switzerland 82% 1995
=8 Hungary 80.6% 1993
=8 Brazil 80.6% 2006
10 South Korea 80% 2009
11 Slovakia 79.8% 1997
12 Thailand 79.6% 2009
=13 Hong Kong 79.5% 2007
=13 Russia 79.5% 2007
15 Paraguay 79.4% 2008
16 Colombia 79.1% 2010
=17 Slovenia 78.9% 1995
=17 Iran 78.9% 2005
19 United States 78.6% 2008
20 Argentina 78.3% 2005
=21 Denmark 78% 1988
=21 Uruguay 78% 2005
23 Vietnam 77.8% 2011
24 Finland 77.4% 1989
25 Greece 76.2% 2001
26 Mauritius 75.9% 2002
27 Peru 75.4% 2011
28 Sweden 75.2% 1996
29 New Zealand 75% 1995
30 Belgium 74.6% 2004
31 Cuba 74.3% 2011
32 Canada 74% 2002
33 Turkey 73% 2009
34 Dominican Republic 72.9% 2007
=35 Ecuador 72.7% 2004
=35 Poland 72.7% 1991
37 Belarus 72.6% 2005
=38 El Salvador 72.5% 2008
=38 Mexico 72.5% 2009
40 Nicaragua 72.4% 2007
41 Jamaica 72.3% 2008
42 Czech Republic 72% 1997
43 France 71% 2005
44 Australia 70.8% 2002
=45 Estonia 70.3% 1994
=45 Venezuela 70.3% 1998
=45 Romania 70.3% 2004
48 Germany 70.1% 1992
49 Albania 69.3% 2009
=50 Netherlands 69% 2008
=50 Croatia 69% 2000
52 North Korea 68.6% 2002
53 Sri Lanka 68.4% 2007
54 Israel 68% 1988
55 Moldova 67.8% 2005
56 Morocco 67.4% 2011
57 Portugal 67.1% 2006
58 Ukraine 66.7% 2007
59 Guam 66.6% 2002
60 Spain 65.7% 2006
61 Bhutan 65.6% 2010
=62 Swaziland 65.2% 2010
=62 Honduras 65.2% 2006
64 Uzbekistan 64.9% 2006
65 Ireland 64.8% 2005
66 Bulgaria 63.4% 1998
67 Italy 62.7% 1996
68 Singapore 62% 1997
69 Bahrain 61.8% 1995
70 Algeria 61.4% 2006
71 Cape Verde 61.3% 2005
72 Bangladesh 61.2% 2011
73 Indonesia 60.9% 2010
74 Serbia 60.8% 2010
75 Bolivia 60.6% 2008
76 Egypt 60.3% 2008
77 Tunisia 60.2% 2006
78 South Africa 59.9% 2004
79 Jordan 59.3% 2009
80 Zimbabwe 58.5% 2011
81 Chile 58.4% 2006
82 Namibia 55.1% 2007
=83 Barbados 55% 1998
=83 Federated States of Micronesia 55% 2009
=85 Mongolia 54.9% 2010
=85 Armenia 54.9% 2010
87 India 54.8% 2008
88 Malaysia 54.5% 1994
89 Japan 54.3% 2005
90 Guatemala 54.1% 2009
=91 Saint Kitts and Nevis 54% 2008
=91 Grenada 54% 2006
93 Syria 53.9% 2009
94 Lebanon 53.7% 2009
95 Georgia 53.4% 2010
96 Antigua and Barbuda 53% 1998
97 Botswana 52.8% 2007
98 Panama 52.2% 2009
99 Kuwait 52% 1999
100 Rwanda 51.6% 2010
101 Azerbaijan 51.1% 2006
102 Austria 50.9% 1996
=103 Lithuania 50.7% 1995
=103 Kazakhstan 50.7% 2006
105 Cambodia 50.5% 2010
106 Dominica 50% 1998
107 Iraq 49.8% 2006
108 Nepal 49.7% 2011
109 Philippines 48.9% 2011
=110 Turkmenistan 48% 2006
=110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48% 2006
=110 Latvia 48% 1995
113 Kyrgyzstan 47.8% 2006
=114 Lesotho 47% 2009
=114 Saint Lucia 47% 1998
116 Malawi 46.1% 2010
117 Burma 46% 2010
118 Suriname 45.6% 2006
119 Kenya 45.5% 2009
120 Libya 45.2% 1995
=121 The Bahamas 44.6% 2001
=121 Marshall Islands 44.6% 2007
123 Republic of the Congo 44.3% 2005
124 Qatar 43.2% 1998
=125 Trinidad and Tobago 42.5% 2006
=125 Guyana 42.5% 2009
127 Zambia 40.8% 2007
128 Madagascar 39.9% 2009
129 Montenegro 39.4% 2006
South Asia average (profile) 39.31% 2008
=130 Vanuatu 38.4% 2007
=130 Sao Tome and Principe 38.4% 2009
=130 Laos 38.4% 2005
133 Tajikistan 37.1% 2007
134 Bosnia and Herzegovina 35.7% 2006
135 Maldives 34.7% 2009
136 Solomon Islands 34.6% 2007
137 Tanzania 34.4% 2010
=138 Belize 34.3% 2006
=138 Ghana 34.3% 2011
140 Gabon 32.7% 2000
141 Papua New Guinea 32.4% 2006
142 Haiti 32% 2006
143 Fiji 31.8% 2010
144 Tonga 31.5% 2010
145 Tuvalu 30.5% 2007
146 Uganda 30% 2011
147 Samoa 28.7% 2009
148 Ethiopia 28.6% 2011
149 Yemen 27.7% 2006
150 United Arab Emirates 27.5% 1995
151 Pakistan 27% 2008
152 Comoros 25.7% 2000
153 Oman 24.4% 2008
154 Saudi Arabia 23.8% 2007
155 Cameroon 23.4% 2011
156 Djibouti 22.5% 2008
=157 East Timor 22.3% 2010
=157 Palau 22.3% 2010
=157 Kiribati 22.3% 2009
160 Burundi 21.9% 2010
161 Afghanistan 21.2% 2011
162 Northern Mariana Islands 20.5% 1970
163 Niger 18% 2010
164 Democratic Republic of the Congo 17.3% 2010
165 Benin 17% 2006
166 Burkina Faso 16.2% 2010
=167 Central African Republic 15.2% 2010
=167 Togo 15.2% 2010
=169 Nigeria 14.6% 2008
=169 Somalia 14.6% 2006
171 Guinea-Bissau 14.2% 2010
172 Republic of Macedonia 13.5% 2005
173 The Gambia 13.3% 2010
174 Senegal 13.1% 2011
175 Cote d'Ivoire 12.9% 2006
176 Mozambique 11.6% 2011
177 Liberia 11.4% 2007
178 Sierra Leone 11% 2010
179 Equatorial Guinea 10.1% 2000
180 Mauritania 9.3% 2007
181 Guinea 9.1% 2005
182 Sudan 9% 2010
183 Mali 8.2% 2006
184 Eritrea 8% 2002
185 Angola 6.2% 2001
186 Chad 4.8% 2010
187 South Sudan 4% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Fertility > Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49. 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/People/Fertility/Contraceptive-prevalence/%-of-women-ages-15--49

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