Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, All Methods

The percentage of currently married or “in union” women (unless otherwise indicated) of reproductive age who are currently using any form of contraception. Modern methods comprise clinic and supply methods, including the pill, injectable, implant, IUD, condom, and sterilization. The inclusion of lactational amenorrhea and/or Standard Days Method in modern methods vary across countries. Data for Uruguay, Afghanistan, Germany, Italy, and New Zealand refer to sexually active women, ever-married women, or all women. Data for Canda and Portugal refer to sexually active non-pregnant women and non-pregnant women, respectively.

Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, All Methods

Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, All Methods

Geography Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, All Methods
WORLD 63
AFRICA 36
NORTHERN AFRICA 50
Algeria 54
Egypt 59
Libya 28
Morocco 71
Sudan 12
Tunisia 51
Western Sahara N/A
WESTERN AFRICA 22
Benin 16
Burkina Faso 34
Cape Verde 56
Cote d'Ivoire 20
Gambia 19
Ghana 31
Guinea 11
GuineaBissau 21
Liberia 25
Mali 17
Mauritania 14
Niger 14
Nigeria 22
Senegal 27
Sierra Leone 21
Togo 24
EASTERN AFRICA 44
Burundi 29
Comoros 19
Djibouti 19
Eritrea 8
Ethiopia 36
Kenya 63
Madagascar 50
Malawi 66
Mauritius 64
Mayotte N/A
Mozambique 26
Reunion N/A
Rwanda 64
Seychelles N/A
Somalia 7
South Sudan N/A
Tanzania 38
Uganda 50
Zambia 50
Zimbabwe 67
MIDDLE AFRICA 22
Angola 14
Cameroon 19
Central African Republic 18
Chad 8
Congo 30
Congo DR 28
Equatorial Guinea 13
Gabon 25
Sao Tome and Principe 50
SOUTHERN AFRICA 56
Botswana 67
eSwatini 66
Lesotho 65
Namibia 56
South Africa 55
NORTHERN AMERICA 74
Canada N/A
United States 74
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 75
CENTRAL AMERICA 71
Belize 51
Costa Rica 71
El Salvador 72
Guatemala 61
Honduras 69
Mexico 73
Nicaragua 80
Panama 51
CARIBBEAN 54
Antigua and Barbuda N/A
Bahamas N/A
Barbados 59
Cuba 69
Curacao N/A
Dominica N/A
Dominican Republic 63
Grenada N/A
Guadeloupe N/A
Haiti 34
Jamaica N/A
Martinique N/A
Puerto Rico N/A
St. Kitts and Nevis N/A
St. Lucia 60
St. Vincent and the Grenadines N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 40
SOUTH AMERICA 78
Argentina 70
Bolivia 67
Brazil 81
Chile 76
Colombia 81
Ecuador 78
French Guiana N/A
Guyana 30
Paraguay 68
Peru 77
Suriname 39
Uruguay 80
Venezuela 75
ASIA 68
WESTERN ASIA 52
Armenia 57
Azerbaijan 55
Bahrain N/A
Cyprus N/A
Georgia 41
Iraq 53
Israel N/A
Jordan 52
Kuwait N/A
Lebanon N/A
Oman 30
Palestinian Territory 57
Qatar 38
Saudi Arabia 28
Syria N/A
Turkey 70
United Arab Emirates N/A
Yemen 34
CENTRAL ASIA 51
Kazakhstan 53
Kyrgyzstan 39
Tajikistan 29
Turkmenistan 50
Uzbekistan 59
SOUTH ASIA 62
Afghanistan 19
Bangladesh 64
Bhutan 66
India 67
Iran 77
Maldives 19
Nepal 57
Pakistan 34
Sri Lanka 65
SOUTHEAST ASIA 63
Brunei N/A
Cambodia 62
Indonesia 64
Laos 54
Malaysia 52
Myanmar 52
Philippines 58
Singapore N/A
Thailand 73
Timor Leste 30
Vietnam 73
EAST ASIA 82
China 85
China, Hong Kong SAR 67
China, Macao SAR N/A
Japan 40
Korea, North 70
Korea, South 82
Mongolia 48
Taiwan 75
EUROPE 68
NORTHERN EUROPE 76
Denmark N/A
Estonia 75
Finland 86
Iceland N/A
Ireland 73
Latvia N/A
Lithuania N/A
Norway N/A
Sweden 70
United Kingdom 76
WESTERN EUROPE 72
Austria 79
Belgium 67
France 78
Germany 67
Liechtenstein N/A
Luxembourg N/A
Monaco N/A
Netherlands 73
Switzerland 72
EASTERN EUROPE 66
Belarus 53
Bulgaria N/A
Czechia N/A
Hungary N/A
Moldova 56
Poland 62
Romania N/A
Russia 68
Slovakia N/A
Ukraine 65
SOUTHERN EUROPE 63
Albania 46
Andorra N/A
Bosnia Herzegovina 50
Croatia N/A
Greece N/A
Italy 65
Kosovo 67
Malta N/A
Montenegro 21
North Macedonia 60
Portugal 74
San Marino N/A
Serbia 62
Slovenia N/A
Spain 62
OCEANIA 59
Australia 67
Federated States of Micronesia N/A
Fiji 36
French Polynesia N/A
Guam N/A
Kiribati 34
Marshall Islands N/A
Nauru N/A
New Caledonia N/A
New Zealand 80
Palau N/A
Papua New Guinea 37
Samoa 17
Solomon Islands 29
Tonga 29
Tuvalu 24
Vanuatu 49
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Geography Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, All Methods
WORLD 63
AFRICA 36
NORTHERN AFRICA 50
Algeria 54
Egypt 59
Libya 28
Morocco 71
Sudan 12
Tunisia 51
Western Sahara N/A
WESTERN AFRICA 22
Benin 16
Burkina Faso 34
Cape Verde 56
Cote d'Ivoire 20
Gambia 19
Ghana 31
Guinea 11
GuineaBissau 21
Liberia 25
Mali 17
Mauritania 14
Niger 14
Nigeria 22
Senegal 27
Sierra Leone 21
Togo 24
EASTERN AFRICA 44
Burundi 29
Comoros 19
Djibouti 19
Eritrea 8
Ethiopia 36
Kenya 63
Madagascar 50
Malawi 66
Mauritius 64
Mayotte N/A
Mozambique 26
Reunion N/A
Rwanda 64
Seychelles N/A
Somalia 7
South Sudan N/A
Tanzania 38
Uganda 50
Zambia 50
Zimbabwe 67
MIDDLE AFRICA 22
Angola 14
Cameroon 19
Central African Republic 18
Chad 8
Congo 30
Congo DR 28
Equatorial Guinea 13
Gabon 25
Sao Tome and Principe 50
SOUTHERN AFRICA 56
Botswana 67
eSwatini 66
Lesotho 65
Namibia 56
South Africa 55
NORTHERN AMERICA 74
Canada N/A
United States 74
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 75
CENTRAL AMERICA 71
Belize 51
Costa Rica 71
El Salvador 72
Guatemala 61
Honduras 69
Mexico 73
Nicaragua 80
Panama 51
CARIBBEAN 54
Antigua and Barbuda N/A
Bahamas N/A
Barbados 59
Cuba 69
Curacao N/A
Dominica N/A
Dominican Republic 63
Grenada N/A
Guadeloupe N/A
Haiti 34
Jamaica N/A
Martinique N/A
Puerto Rico N/A
St. Kitts and Nevis N/A
St. Lucia 60
St. Vincent and the Grenadines N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 40
SOUTH AMERICA 78
Argentina 70
Bolivia 67
Brazil 81
Chile 76
Colombia 81
Ecuador 78
French Guiana N/A
Guyana 30
Paraguay 68
Peru 77
Suriname 39
Uruguay 80
Venezuela 75
ASIA 68
WESTERN ASIA 52
Armenia 57
Azerbaijan 55
Bahrain N/A
Cyprus N/A
Georgia 41
Iraq 53
Israel N/A
Jordan 52
Kuwait N/A
Lebanon N/A
Oman 30
Palestinian Territory 57
Qatar 38
Saudi Arabia 28
Syria N/A
Turkey 70
United Arab Emirates N/A
Yemen 34
CENTRAL ASIA 51
Kazakhstan 53
Kyrgyzstan 39
Tajikistan 29
Turkmenistan 50
Uzbekistan 59
SOUTH ASIA 62
Afghanistan 19
Bangladesh 64
Bhutan 66
India 67
Iran 77
Maldives 19
Nepal 57
Pakistan 34
Sri Lanka 65
SOUTHEAST ASIA 63
Brunei N/A
Cambodia 62
Indonesia 64
Laos 54
Malaysia 52
Myanmar 52
Philippines 58
Singapore N/A
Thailand 73
Timor Leste 30
Vietnam 73
EAST ASIA 82
China 85
China, Hong Kong SAR 67
China, Macao SAR N/A
Japan 40
Korea, North 70
Korea, South 82
Mongolia 48
Taiwan 75
EUROPE 68
NORTHERN EUROPE 76
Denmark N/A
Estonia 75
Finland 86
Iceland N/A
Ireland 73
Latvia N/A
Lithuania N/A
Norway N/A
Sweden 70
United Kingdom 76
WESTERN EUROPE 72
Austria 79
Belgium 67
France 78
Germany 67
Liechtenstein N/A
Luxembourg N/A
Monaco N/A
Netherlands 73
Switzerland 72
EASTERN EUROPE 66
Belarus 53
Bulgaria N/A
Czechia N/A
Hungary N/A
Moldova 56