Top Facts & Statistics
218Mwomen in low- and middle-income countries have an unmet need for modern contraception
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
Hear From An Expert
Fully meeting the needs for sexual and reproductive health care would result in immense health gains, including a reduction of about two-thirds in unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths.
Director of International Research