Top Facts & Statistics
250.4Mpregnancies worldwide occurred each year during the 2015–2019 period
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
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Investing in modern contraception is not only the right thing to do; it's also a smart investment. For every additional $1 invested in contraceptive services in low- and middle-income countries, the cost of pregnancy-related and newborn care is reduced by about $3.