Unmet need for contraception

percent of married women ages 15-49, 1986–2016

Info Edit
Country1986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Afghanistan24.50
Albania1.302.964.616.277.939.5911.2412.90
Algeria10.407.00
Armenia18.1018.3418.5818.8219.0619.3018.1416.9815.8214.6613.50
Azerbaijan11.5012.2813.0613.8414.6215.40
Bangladesh21.6020.9720.3319.7019.2018.7018.2017.4016.6015.8015.0015.6016.2016.8015.9815.1514.3313.5013.7013.9012.00
Barbados19.90
Belarus7.00
Belgium3.40
Belize25.7025.0924.4823.8623.2522.6422.0321.4120.8020.3919.9819.5819.1718.7618.3517.9417.5317.1316.7216.3115.90
Benin27.7027.7427.7827.8227.8627.9027.7827.6627.5427.4227.3028.1829.0729.9530.8331.7232.6032.8533.10
Bhutan11.70
Bolivia35.7034.3432.9831.6230.2628.9028.3327.7527.1826.6025.8425.0824.3223.5622.8022.2621.7221.1820.6420.10
Bosnia and Herzegovina9.00
Botswana26.90
Brazil12.8012.6012.4012.2012.0011.8011.6011.4011.2011.0010.8010.329.849.368.888.407.927.446.966.486.00
Bulgaria29.70
Burkina Faso24.6025.5526.5027.4528.4029.3530.3030.1830.0529.9329.8029.0428.2927.5326.7726.0125.2624.5027.9031.3034.7038.1033.00
Burundi25.1025.3625.6225.8826.1426.4026.6626.9227.1827.4427.7027.9628.2228.4828.7429.0029.4329.8530.2830.7031.1331.5531.9832.40
Cape Verde14.2014.5614.9115.2715.6315.9916.3416.70
Cambodia33.0031.4629.9228.3826.8425.3023.6221.9420.2618.5816.9015.8014.7013.6012.50
Cameroon22.3022.0721.8421.6121.3921.1620.9320.7020.6720.6320.6020.5720.5320.5020.9321.3621.7922.2122.6423.0723.5021.6719.8318.00
Central African Republic19.1019.5920.0920.5821.0821.5722.0622.5623.0523.5424.0424.5325.0325.5226.0126.5127.00
Chad17.4017.8618.3118.7719.2319.6920.1420.6021.8823.1724.4525.7327.0228.3027.2226.1425.0623.9822.90
China3.303.183.062.942.822.702.602.502.402.30
Colombia13.5013.5513.6013.6513.7013.2412.7812.3211.8611.4011.1210.8410.5610.2810.009.729.449.168.888.608.488.368.248.128.00
Comoros35.6035.3935.1934.9834.7834.5734.3634.1633.9533.7433.5433.3333.1332.9232.7132.5132.30
Congo (Kinshasa)26.9026.0025.1024.2025.0825.9526.8327.70
Congo (Brazzaville)19.5019.3419.1919.0318.8718.7118.5618.4018.2318.0717.90
Costa Rica5.005.145.295.435.585.725.876.016.166.306.446.596.736.887.027.177.317.467.60
Ivory Coast30.4030.1029.8029.5029.2028.9028.7628.6228.4828.3528.2128.0727.9327.7927.6527.5227.3827.2427.10
Cuba9.108.738.378.00
Czech Republic14.6013.6512.7011.7510.8010.4610.139.799.459.118.788.448.106.835.574.30
Dominican Republic19.4019.4019.4019.4019.4019.4018.3817.3616.3415.3214.3014.1313.9713.8013.3312.8712.4012.1411.8811.6211.3611.1011.0511.0010.9510.9010.8510.8011.40
Ecuador24.2024.4024.6022.7220.8418.9617.0815.2014.1613.1212.0811.0410.009.488.968.447.927.407.587.757.938.108.288.458.638.80
Egypt22.9022.0021.1020.2019.0017.8014.5014.1013.7013.0712.4311.8012.0512.3012.0711.8311.6011.7711.9312.1012.2712.4312.60
El Salvador16.2016.1216.0415.9615.8815.8015.4815.1614.8414.5214.2015.8217.4419.0620.6822.3021.5220.7419.9619.1818.4017.1715.9314.7013.4712.2311.00
Equatorial Guinea33.80
Eritrea29.7029.5329.3629.1929.0128.8428.6728.5028.3628.2328.0927.9527.8127.6827.5427.40
Ethiopia36.6036.5036.4036.3036.2036.1034.4732.8331.2029.5727.9326.3025.5724.8324.1024.40
France7.406.886.365.855.334.814.293.773.252.742.221.70
Gabon27.9027.7827.6727.5527.4327.3227.2027.0826.9726.8526.7326.6226.50
Gambia21.5022.6323.7724.90
Georgia23.8022.3020.8019.3017.8016.3015.5014.7013.9013.1012.30
Ghana35.2035.5435.8836.2236.5636.9036.4636.0235.5835.1434.7034.6634.6234.5834.5434.5034.7434.9835.2235.4635.7032.6029.5026.4031.8037.2029.9029.60
Guatemala29.4029.2429.0828.9128.7528.5928.4328.2628.1027.7827.4527.1326.8027.0727.3327.6026.6325.6624.6923.7122.7421.7720.8019.6518.5017.3516.2015.0513.90
Guinea24.7024.7224.7324.7524.7724.7824.8024.3223.8323.3522.8722.3821.9022.1622.4122.6722.9323.1923.4423.70
Guinea Bissau6.0010.0814.1518.2322.30
Guyana28.5028.4028.3028.2028.1028.00
Haiti27.2030.1233.0335.9538.8741.7844.7043.6842.6641.6440.6239.6039.2238.8338.4538.0737.6837.3036.9736.6336.3035.9735.6335.30
Honduras15.8016.0416.2916.5316.7817.0217.2717.5117.7618.0016.6415.2813.9212.5611.2012.3213.4414.5615.6816.8015.7814.7713.7512.7311.7210.70
Hungary7.00
India20.3019.6018.9018.2017.5016.8016.1017.1018.1019.1020.1021.1017.5013.9017.2020.50
Indonesia16.0016.2516.5016.7517.0016.4315.8715.3014.7314.1713.6013.5313.4713.4013.3313.2713.2013.1813.1513.1313.1012.7612.4212.0811.7411.4012.4013.4014.40
Iran5.70
Iraq8.00
Italy11.80
Jamaica20.6018.7016.8014.9013.0013.3013.6013.9014.2013.7813.3712.9512.5312.1211.7011.4211.1310.8510.5710.2810.00
Jordan26.5025.5924.6723.7622.8421.9321.0120.1019.0618.0216.9815.9414.9014.6814.4614.2414.0213.8013.6013.4012.8312.2711.70
Kazakhstan16.3015.2014.1013.0011.9011.8811.8511.8311.8011.7811.7511.7311.7011.6811.6511.6311.60
Kenya38.0037.3336.6535.9835.3033.8432.3830.9229.4628.0027.8827.7627.6427.5227.4027.1026.8026.5026.2025.9025.6023.9822.3620.7419.1217.5015.90
Kiribati28.00
North Korea14.50
Kyrgyzstan11.8012.2112.6313.0413.4513.8714.2814.6915.1115.5215.9316.3516.7617.1717.5918.00
Laos39.5037.0634.6232.1829.7427.3026.2425.1924.1323.0722.0120.9619.90
Latvia16.80
Lesotho31.0029.4627.9226.3824.8423.3022.3221.3420.3619.3818.40
Liberia32.8032.9433.0833.2133.3533.4933.6333.7733.9034.0434.1834.3234.4634.6034.7334.8735.0135.1535.2935.4235.5635.7034.9334.1733.4032.6331.8731.10
Libya27.00
Lithuania18.00
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)17.20
Madagascar32.3031.3830.4629.5428.6227.7027.2426.7926.3325.8725.4124.9624.5023.4022.3021.2020.1019.00
Malawi36.5035.6834.8534.0333.2032.3831.5530.7329.9030.0030.1030.2030.3029.6228.9328.2527.5726.8826.2024.5022.8021.1019.4019.0518.70
Maldives28.60
Mali22.9023.4123.9224.4324.9425.4625.9726.4826.9927.5027.9228.3428.7629.1829.6029.2028.8028.4028.0027.6027.3727.1426.9126.6926.4626.2326.00
Marshall Islands8.10
Mauritania32.1032.0031.9031.8031.7031.6031.5031.4031.3031.2031.10
Mauritius6.406.145.875.615.355.084.824.554.294.033.763.504.255.005.756.507.258.008.759.5010.2511.0011.7512.50
Mexico25.1023.9822.8521.7320.6019.4818.3517.2316.1014.1012.1011.7311.3711.0010.6310.279.9010.6011.3012.0011.2710.539.80
Moldova6.707.297.888.469.059.6410.2310.8111.4011.1310.8610.5910.3110.049.779.50
Mongolia9.908.847.786.725.664.606.568.5210.4812.4414.4018.3522.3020.2018.1016.00
Montenegro21.80
Morocco22.1022.3822.6622.9423.2223.5021.0318.5716.1015.6315.1714.7014.2313.7713.3012.8312.3711.9011.7611.6111.4711.3311.1911.0410.90
Mozambique24.9023.9022.9021.9020.9019.9018.9019.5320.1520.7821.4022.0322.6523.2823.90
Burma (Myanmar)20.6020.3520.1019.8519.6019.3519.1019.1019.1019.1019.10
Namibia21.8022.0622.3322.5922.8523.1123.3823.6423.9023.4422.9922.5322.0721.6121.1620.7020.1719.6319.1018.5718.0317.50
Nauru23.50
Nepal27.7028.8830.0531.2332.4031.4830.5629.6428.7227.8027.1826.5625.9425.3224.7025.2625.8226.3826.9427.50
Nicaragua23.9022.7021.5020.3019.1017.9016.8015.7014.6013.9513.3012.6512.0011.3510.70
Niger18.7018.5318.3718.2018.0317.8717.7017.5017.3017.1016.9016.7016.5016.3016.1016.0816.0716.0516.0316.0216.00
Nigeria21.5021.3321.1721.0020.8320.6720.5020.3320.1720.0019.3818.7518.1317.5018.0418.5819.1219.6620.2019.7719.3318.9017.5016.10
Oman55.90
Pakistan30.5031.6732.8334.0035.1736.3337.5036.3835.2534.1333.0031.7030.4029.1027.8026.5025.2024.3523.5022.6521.8020.9520.10
Panama16.40
Papua New Guinea27.40
Paraguay32.9027.7322.5717.4017.7018.0018.3018.6018.9019.2018.2517.3015.5213.7311.9510.178.386.606.135.655.184.70
Peru27.7026.6825.6724.6523.6322.6221.6020.6319.6518.6817.7016.8816.0515.2314.4014.0313.6713.3012.9312.5712.2012.4012.6010.9010.309.609.309.008.60
Philippines30.2029.0827.9626.8425.7224.6024.1823.7623.3422.9222.5022.4022.3022.2022.1022.0021.1020.2019.3018.4017.50
Puerto Rico4.00
Qatar12.40
Romania11.4010.439.478.507.536.575.606.868.129.3810.6411.90
Russia8.00
Rwanda38.2037.9837.7537.5337.3037.0836.8536.6336.4036.8237.2437.6638.0838.5037.1335.7734.4027.6020.8020.4220.0419.6619.2818.90
Samoa47.7045.1242.5439.9637.3834.80
Saint Thomas and Principe37.6036.8236.0435.2634.4833.70
Senegal37.4036.1734.9433.7132.4931.2630.0328.8030.3531.9033.4535.0034.6334.2533.8833.5033.1332.7532.3832.0031.6831.3731.0530.7330.4230.1029.6529.2025.6022.50
Serbia6.608.6810.7512.8314.90
Sierra Leone28.4027.9027.4026.6025.8025.00
Slovenia9.20
Solomon Islands11.10
South Africa16.5016.0515.6015.1514.7014.2513.80
South Sudan26.30
Spain11.80
Sri Lanka12.3012.7513.2113.6614.1214.5715.0215.4815.9316.3816.8417.2917.7518.2016.6415.0913.5311.9710.418.867.30
Saint Lucia17.00
Sudan28.9027.9326.9726.0026.1726.3426.5126.6826.8527.0227.1927.3627.5427.7127.8828.0528.2228.3928.5628.7328.9028.3327.7527.1826.60
Suriname16.90
Swaziland24.7020.8016.9013.0013.5514.1014.6515.20
Syria16.40
Tajikistan22.90
Tanzania27.8027.5527.3026.6526.0024.7723.5322.3022.6322.9723.3023.6323.9724.3023.9023.5023.1022.7022.3022.2722.2322.2022.1722.1322.10
Thailand11.1010.6810.269.849.428.998.578.157.737.316.896.476.055.635.214.784.363.943.523.103.734.375.005.636.276.90
Timor Leste18.3016.6314.9713.3014.6716.0317.4015.1312.8710.608.336.073.807.7611.7115.6719.6323.5927.5431.50
Togo40.1039.5939.0838.5738.0637.5537.0436.5336.0235.5135.0035.1835.3735.5535.7335.9236.1036.2836.4736.6536.8337.0237.2036.3035.4034.5033.60
Tonga25.20
Trinidad and Tobago16.1016.6617.2217.7718.3318.8919.4520.0120.5621.1221.6822.2422.7923.3523.9124.4725.0325.5826.1426.70
Tunisia12.1011.6411.1710.7110.259.789.328.858.397.937.467.00
Turkey14.6014.4814.3614.2414.1214.0012.5011.009.508.006.509.508.687.857.036.206.146.086.025.965.90
Turkmenistan13.10
Tuvalu24.20
Uganda30.0030.8331.6732.5033.3334.1735.0035.6036.2036.8037.4038.0037.2636.5235.7835.0434.3034.4334.5734.7031.80
Ukraine17.5016.5815.6514.7313.8012.8811.9511.0310.109.068.026.985.944.90
United States4.005.006.006.036.056.086.106.136.156.186.206.236.256.286.306.226.136.055.975.885.806.908.00
Uzbekistan13.70
Vanuatu24.20
Venezuela18.90
Vietnam8.408.047.687.326.966.606.346.095.835.585.325.074.814.564.304.905.506.10
West Bank and Gaza15.6014.4313.2512.0810.90
Yemen38.1038.4838.8639.2439.6240.0038.1836.3634.5332.7130.8929.0727.2425.4223.6024.3325.0625.7926.5127.2427.9728.70
Zambia30.0028.8027.6026.4025.2025.5825.9726.3526.7327.1227.5027.3227.1426.9626.7826.6025.8125.0324.2423.4622.6721.8921.10
Zimbabwe19.1018.6218.1417.6617.1816.7016.5316.3616.1916.0115.8415.6715.5015.3215.1414.9614.7814.6013.5512.5011.4510.40

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.

Source: World Bank