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
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
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It is crucial to emphasize that investments in proven sexual and reproductive health interventions end up averting costs. Every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level would save about $3 in the cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care, because contraception reduces unintended pregnancies.