Top Facts & Statistics
59%of women in low-income countries deliver their babies in a health facility, compared to 97% in upper-middle income countries
61%of unintended pregnancies worldwide ended in abortion annually in 2015-2019
43%of adolescent women in LMICs who want to avoid a pregnancy have an unmet need for modern contraception
Hear From An Expert
Fully meeting the needs for sexual and reproductive health care would result in immense health gains, including a reduction of about two-thirds in unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths.
Director of International Research