Top Facts & Statistics
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
218Mwomen in low- and middle-income countries have an unmet need for modern contraception
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Addressing unmet need for modern contraception supports health and well-being among women and their families, and improves nations' abilities to meet their development goals. Contraceptive care is a cost-effective health intervention that helps fulfill women's sexual and reproductive rights.