Top Facts & Statistics
93unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low income countries in 2015-2019
50%of unintended pregnancies ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019 in countries that restrict abortion
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
Hear From An Expert
Progress in sexual and reproductive health is not uniform. People in the poorest countries are nearly three times as likely to face unintended pregnancies as those in the wealthiest countries, revealing major and persistent inequities in access to sexual and reproductive health care.