Top Facts & Statistics
214Mwomen in developing regions want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
75%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in developing regions
$8.56the annual per-person cost in developing regions to meet the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
Hear From An Expert
Unsafe abortion costs the Ugandan health system $14 million per year. More investment in contraceptive services would improve women’s health and save millions of dollars. Every dollar spent on family planning saves more than five dollars in postabortion care services.