Unmet Need for Contraception Among Married Women Aged 15-49

This key economic indicator for the Contraceptive sector has been recently updated.

  1. Burkina Faso was up 2.5points of Unmet Need for Contraception Among Married Women Aged 15-49 in 2019, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Ghana Unmet Need for Contraception Among Married Women Aged 15-49 rose 0.8points year on year close to 27.82 Percent.
  3. In 2014 Guyana was ranked number 10 in Unmet Need for Contraception Among Married Women Aged 15-49.
  4. In 2014 Libya was ranked number 1 in Unmet Need for Contraception Among Married Women Aged 15-49 to 40.2 Percent, from 15 in 2013.

Top Countries in Unmet Need for Contraception Among Married Women Aged 15-49

# 77 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Libya
40.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
2 #2
Haiti
38.00 % 2016 NA NA View data
3 #3
Samoa
34.80 % 2014 NA -6.1 % View data
4 #4
Solomon Islands
34.70 % 2015 NA NA View data
5 #5
Sao Tome and Principe
33.70 % 2014 NA -2.2 % View data
6 #6
Mauritania
33.60 % 2015 NA NA View data
6 #6
Togo
33.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
8 #8
Benin
32.30 % 2018 NA NA View data
9 #9
Burundi
29.70 % 2016 NA NA View data
10 #10
Guyana
28.00 % 2014 NA -0.3 % View data
11 #11
Ghana
27.82 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.8 % View data
12 #12
Democratic Republic of the Congo
27.70 % 2014 NA NA View data
13 #13
Guinea
27.60 % 2016 NA NA View data
14 #14
Sudan
26.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
15 #15
Ivory Coast
26.50 % 2018 -19.4 % NA View data
16 #16
Sierra Leone
26.30 % 2017 NA NA View data
17 #17
Uganda
26.17 % 2019 +0.7 % -5.5 % View data
18 #18
East Timor
25.30 % 2016 NA NA View data
19 #19
Nepal
23.70 % 2016 NA -2.9 % View data
20 #20
Burkina Faso
23.36 % 2019 +2.5 % -9.3 % View data
21 #21
Bolivia
23.20 % 2016 NA NA View data
22 #22
Mozambique
23.10 % 2015 NA NA View data
23 #23
Nigeria
23.06 % 2018 -16.5 % +7.5 % View data
24 #24
Chad
22.90 % 2015 NA -4.2 % View data
25 #25
Guinea-Bissau
22.30 % 2014 NA +38.9 % View data
26 #26
Belize
22.20 % 2016 NA +6.9 % View data
27 #27
Tanzania
22.10 % 2016 NA NA View data
28 #28
Senegal
21.10 % 2019 -3.2 % -3.4 % View data
28 #28
Zambia
21.10 % 2014 NA NA View data
30 #30
Ethiopia
20.93 % 2019 +1.6 % -2.8 % View data
31 #31
Kyrgyzstan
19.10 % 2014 NA NA View data
32 #32
Rwanda
18.90 % 2015 NA -1.9 % View data
33 #33
Malawi
18.70 % 2016 NA NA View data
34 #34
Lesotho
18.40 % 2014 NA -4.6 % View data
35 #35
Cameroon
18.00 % 2014 NA NA View data
36 #36
Republic of the Congo
17.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
37 #37
Oman
17.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
38 #38
Pakistan
17.30 % 2017 NA NA View data
39 #39
Mali
17.20 % 2015 NA NA View data
40 #40
Philippines
16.70 % 2017 NA NA View data
41 #41
Tajikistan
16.50 % 2017 NA -6.3 % View data
42 #42
Madagascar
16.40 % 2017 NA NA View data
43 #43
Myanmar
16.20 % 2016 NA NA View data
44 #44
Swaziland
15.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
45 #45
Albania
15.10 % 2018 NA NA View data
46 #46
Niger
15.00 % 2017 -37.2 % -1.3 % View data
47 #47
Serbia
14.90 % 2014 NA +22.6 % View data
47 #47
South Africa
14.90 % 2016 NA NA View data
49 #49
Kenya
14.89 % 2017 -4.5 % NA View data
50 #50
Indonesia
14.83 % 2017 -8.5 % +5.4 % View data
51 #51
Laos
14.30 % 2017 NA -6.4 % View data
52 #52
Jordan
14.20 % 2017 NA +4.0 % View data
53 #53
Guatemala
13.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
54 #54
Morocco
13.80 % 2018 NA NA View data
55 #55
Iraq
13.30 % 2018 NA NA View data
56 #56
Mexico
13.00 % 2015 NA NA View data
57 #57
India
12.90 % 2016 NA NA View data
58 #58
Egypt
12.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
59 #59
Armenia
12.50 % 2016 NA NA View data
59 #59
Cambodia
12.50 % 2014 NA NA View data
59 #59
Mauritius
12.50 % 2014 NA NA View data
62 #62
Paraguay
12.10 % 2016 NA NA View data
62 #62
Turkmenistan
12.10 % 2015 NA NA View data
64 #64
Bangladesh
12.00 % 2014 -13.7 % NA View data
65 #65
Dominican Republic
11.40 % 2014 +5.6 % NA View data
66 #66
El Salvador
11.10 % 2014 NA NA View data
67 #67
Palestine
10.90 % 2014 NA -8.6 % View data
68 #68
Kazakhstan
10.60 % 2018 NA NA View data
69 #69
Zimbabwe
10.40 % 2015 +0.0 % NA View data
70 #70
United States
9.00 % 2014 NA NA View data
71 #71
Cuba
8.00 % 2014 NA -4.2 % View data
72 #72
Sri Lanka
7.50 % 2016 NA NA View data
73 #73
North Korea
7.00 % 2014 NA NA View data
74 #74
Colombia
6.70 % 2015 NA -3.5 % View data
75 #75
Thailand
6.20 % 2016 NA NA View data
76 #76
Vietnam
6.10 % 2014 NA NA View data
77 #77
Peru
5.70 % 2019 -5.0 % -7.9 % View data

Source: World Bank

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