Top Facts & Statistics
64unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 worldwide occurred annually between 2015-2019
61%of unintended pregnancies worldwide ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
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From 1990 to 2019, unintended pregnancy rates for a large number of countries were well below or above the average for their corresponding region. This speaks to the need for investment, in all countries, to empower women and girls to choose under what circumstances they want to have children.