Top Facts & Statistics
218Mwomen in low- and middle-income countries have an unmet need for modern contraception
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
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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.