Top Facts & Statistics
132Mwomen in Asia want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
1.1Mnewborn deaths per year that could be prevented in the region by meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
$5.67the annual per-person cost of meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care in Asia
Hear From An Expert
In collaboration with IIPS and the Population Council, the Guttmacher Institute conducted the first national study estimating the incidence of unintended pregnancy and abortion in India. These data fill a critical evidence gap.