Population Reference Bureau

Inform. Empower. Advance.

Use of Modern Contraception Among Married Women, by Income Quintile Change

Locations Change

Afghanistan, Albania, and 208 other locations

Filters Change

All Income Quintiles, 2002/2013, Percent

Sorting

Poorest Fifth Middle Fifth Richest Fifth
Afghanistan 14% 18% 33%
Albania 11% 11% 14%
Algeria 50% 52% 54%
Andorra
Angola 1% 1 1% 1 14% 1
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia 21% 27% 38%
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan 11% 10% 21%
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh 53% 52% 51%
Barbados
Belarus 49% 59% 59%
Belgium
Belize 41% 51% 57%
Benin 2% 5% 13%
Bhutan 69% 65% 62%
Bolivia 23% 34% 47%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 7% 11% 20%
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso 7% 10% 34%
Burundi 15% 17% 26%
Cambodia 35% 37% 31%
Cameroon 2% 14% 26%
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic 2% 4% 25%
Chad 0% 1% 6%
Channel Islands
Chile
China
Colombia 69% 73% 75%
Comoros
Congo 10% 23% 29%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 1% 3% 14%
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire 7% 9% 20%
Croatia
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic 71% 72% 71%
Ecuador 50% 63% 67%
Egypt 52% 59% 62%
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea 6% 8% 13%
Eritrea 1% 4% 18%
Estonia
Ethiopia 13% 24% 48%
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon 12% 20% 22%
Gambia 4% 8% 16%
Georgia 23% 36% 47%
Germany
Ghana 17% 27% 23%
Greece
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala 26% 45% 62%
Guinea 3% 4% 13%
Guinea-Bissau 3% 10% 23%
Guyana 31% 43% 45%
Haiti 30% 35% 28%
Honduras 55% 66% 67%
Hong Kong, SAR
Hungary
Iceland
India 34% 48% 56%
Indonesia 53% 60% 55%
Iran
Iraq 29% 33% 36%
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica 71% 67% 68%
Japan
Jordan 37% 41% 49%
Kazakhstan 45% 49% 55%
Kenya 17% 43% 48%
Kiribati 26% 14% 17%
Korea, North
Korea, South
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan 47% 43% 49%
Laos 33% 47% 40%
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho 29% 45% 61%
Liberia 3% 13% 17%
Libya 15% 20% 26%
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao, SAR
Macedonia 8% 13% 19%
Madagascar 18% 29% 36%
Malawi 35% 41% 48%
Malaysia
Maldives 29% 27% 26%
Mali 3% 4% 16%
Malta
Marshall Islands 38% 42% 42%
Martinique
Mauritania 1% 7% 16%
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Moldova 37% 43% 51%
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro 8% 17% 23%
Morocco 55% 59% 57%
Mozambique 3% 7% 30%
Myanmar 38% 45% 51%
Namibia 30% 47% 68%
Nauru
Nepal 36% 43% 49%
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles - - -
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua 64% 73% 73%
Niger 2% 2% 16%
Nigeria 2% 9% 21%
Norway
Oman
Pakistan 12% 22% 32%
Palau
Palestinian Territory 35% 38% 48%
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru 41% 53% 58%
Philippines 26% 37% 33%
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Reunion
Romania
Russia
Rwanda 39% 47% 50%
Samoa 28% 27% 32%
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe 31% 31% 37%
Saudi Arabia
Senegal 6% 16% 30%
Serbia 11% 20% 31%
Seychelles
Sierra Leone 5% 9% 21%
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands 24% 32% 25%
Somalia 0% 0% 4%
South Africa
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka 64% 55% 42%
St. Kitts-Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Sudan 0% 3% 20%
Suriname 32% 48% 55%
Swaziland 55% 62% 68%
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria 20% 35% 42%
Taiwan
Tajikistan 26% 32% 39%
Tanzania 19% 23% 38%
Thailand 74% 70% 66%
Timor-Leste 15% 17% 32%
Togo 11% 12% 18%
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago 37% 35% 45%
Tunisia
Turkey 38% 47% 54%
Turkmenistan 51% 1 53% 1 50% 1
Tuvalu 20% 22% 24%
Uganda 13% 25% 39%
Ukraine 36% 47% 53%
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan 61% 59% 56%
Vanuatu 28% 34% 44%
Venezuela
Vietnam 65% 60% 58%
Western Sahara
Yemen 5% 19% 34%
Zambia 31% 23% 48%
Zimbabwe 52% 56% 64%

Source: PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: Percent of married women ages 15-49 using modern contraception, by wealth quintile. Researchers divide the population into quintiles or five groups of equal size, based on an index of surveyed household assets that serve as a proxy measure for wealth. Data are shown for the poorest, middle, and richest fifths.

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Footnotes:

  • 1: Data refer to 2000 or 2001.

Back to top

Years
Not Available
Income Quintile


Data Type
Not Available
Notes and Sources
Update this report

Customize Report

Locations

Selected Locations [clear all]

At least one location must be selected to continue.

Indicators

  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Health
  • Households and Families
  • Housing
  • Income and Poverty
  • Labor Force and Commuting
  • Scientists and Engineers
  • Demographics
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Reproductive Health
    • Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel
    • Contraceptive Use Among Married Women Ages 15-49, by Method Type
    • Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death (1 in:)
    • Maternal Deaths per 100,000 Births, 1990 and 2013
    • Supply of Modern Contraceptive Methods, by Source
    • Use of Modern Contraception Among Married Women, by Income Quintile
At least one indicator must be selected to continue.