Top Facts & Statistics
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy 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
50%of unintended pregnancies ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019 in countries that restrict abortion
Hear From An Expert
Substantial progress for women and girls has been made over the past two decades, but large gaps remain. There are 218 million women in low- and middle-income countries who want to avoid pregnancy and are not using a modern contraceptive method.