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

The percentage of currently married or “in union” women (unless otherwise indicated) of reproductive age who are currently using any modern method 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 Somalia, Urugay, Afghanistan, Italy, and New Zealand refer to sexually active women, ever-married women, or all women. Data for Portugal refer to non-pregnant women.

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

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

Geography Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, Modern Methods
WORLD 55
AFRICA 32
NORTHERN AFRICA 46
Algeria 45
Egypt 57
Libya 16
Morocco 59
Sudan 12
Tunisia 44
Western Sahara N/A
WESTERN AFRICA 19
Benin 12
Burkina Faso 32
Cape Verde 55
Cote d'Ivoire 20
Gambia 17
Ghana 25
Guinea 11
GuineaBissau 20
Liberia 24
Mali 16
Mauritania 13
Niger 13
Nigeria 18
Senegal 26
Sierra Leone 21
Togo 21
EASTERN AFRICA 39
Burundi 23
Comoros 14
Djibouti 18
Eritrea 7
Ethiopia 35
Kenya 57
Madagascar 43
Malawi 65
Mauritius 32
Mayotte N/A
Mozambique 25
Reunion N/A
Rwanda 58
Seychelles N/A
Somalia 1
South Sudan 5
Tanzania 32
Uganda 43
Zambia 48
Zimbabwe 66
MIDDLE AFRICA 15
Angola 13
Cameroon 15
Central African Republic 14
Chad 7
Congo 19
Congo DR 18
Equatorial Guinea 10
Gabon 17
Sao Tome and Principe 46
SOUTHERN AFRICA 55
Botswana N/A
eSwatini 66
Lesotho 65
Namibia 55
South Africa 54
NORTHERN AMERICA 66
Canada N/A
United States 66
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 71
CENTRAL AMERICA 67
Belize 49
Costa Rica 69
El Salvador 68
Guatemala 49
Honduras 67
Mexico 70
Nicaragua 77
Panama 47
CARIBBEAN 52
Antigua and Barbuda N/A
Bahamas N/A
Barbados 55
Cuba 68
Curacao N/A
Dominica N/A
Dominican Republic 62
Grenada N/A
Guadeloupe N/A
Haiti 32
Jamaica N/A
Martinique N/A
Puerto Rico N/A
St. Kitts and Nevis N/A
St. Lucia 50
St. Vincent and the Grenadines N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 38
SOUTH AMERICA 74
Argentina 68
Bolivia 45
Brazil 80
Chile 70
Colombia 76
Ecuador 72
French Guiana N/A
Guyana 29
Paraguay 67
Peru 55
Suriname 39
Uruguay 78
Venezuela N/A
ASIA 59
WESTERN ASIA 37
Armenia 28
Azerbaijan 14
Bahrain N/A
Cyprus N/A
Georgia 33
Iraq 36
Israel N/A
Jordan 37
Kuwait N/A
Lebanon N/A
Oman 19
Palestinian Territory 43
Qatar 34
Saudi Arabia 24
Syria N/A
Turkey 49
United Arab Emirates N/A
Yemen 29
CENTRAL ASIA 49
Kazakhstan 50
Kyrgyzstan 38
Tajikistan 27
Turkmenistan 47
Uzbekistan 56
SOUTH ASIA 52
Afghanistan 18
Bangladesh 55
Bhutan 65
India 56
Iran 57
Maldives 15
Nepal 43
Pakistan 23
Sri Lanka 54
SOUTHEAST ASIA 54
Brunei N/A
Cambodia 45
Indonesia 57
Laos 49
Malaysia 34
Myanmar 51
Philippines 42
Singapore N/A
Thailand 71
Timor Leste 20
Vietnam 60
EAST ASIA 78
China 81
China, Hong Kong SAR 65
China, Macao SAR N/A
Japan 33
Korea, North 69
Korea, South N/A
Mongolia 45
Taiwan 66
EUROPE N/A
NORTHERN EUROPE 71
Denmark N/A
Estonia 61
Finland 82
Iceland N/A
Ireland 71
Latvia N/A
Lithuania N/A
Norway N/A
Sweden 68
United Kingdom 71
WESTERN EUROPE N/A
Austria N/A
Belgium 65
France 73
Germany N/A
Liechtenstein N/A
Luxembourg N/A
Monaco N/A
Netherlands 70
Switzerland 67
EASTERN EUROPE N/A
Belarus 46
Bulgaria N/A
Czechia N/A
Hungary N/A
Moldova 44
Poland N/A
Romania N/A
Russia 55
Slovakia N/A
Ukraine 48
SOUTHERN EUROPE 51
Albania 4
Andorra N/A
Bosnia Herzegovina 10
Croatia N/A
Greece N/A
Italy 52
Kosovo 9
Malta N/A
Montenegro 12
North Macedonia 14
Portugal 67
San Marino N/A
Serbia 21
Slovenia N/A
Spain 60
OCEANIA 55
Australia 65
Federated States of Micronesia N/A
Fiji 31
French Polynesia N/A
Guam N/A
Kiribati 27
Marshall Islands N/A
Nauru N/A
New Caledonia N/A
New Zealand 75
Palau N/A
Papua New Guinea 31
Samoa 16
Solomon Islands 24
Tonga 25
Tuvalu 22
Vanuatu 37
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Geography Percent of Married Women Ages 15-49 Using Contraception, Modern Methods
WORLD 55
AFRICA 32
NORTHERN AFRICA 46
Algeria 45
Egypt 57
Libya 16
Morocco 59
Sudan 12
Tunisia 44
Western Sahara N/A
WESTERN AFRICA 19
Benin 12
Burkina Faso 32
Cape Verde 55
Cote d'Ivoire 20
Gambia 17
Ghana 25
Guinea 11
GuineaBissau 20
Liberia 24
Mali 16
Mauritania 13
Niger 13
Nigeria 18
Senegal 26
Sierra Leone 21
Togo 21
EASTERN AFRICA 39
Burundi 23
Comoros 14
Djibouti 18
Eritrea 7
Ethiopia 35
Kenya 57
Madagascar 43
Malawi 65
Mauritius 32
Mayotte N/A
Mozambique 25
Reunion N/A
Rwanda 58
Seychelles N/A
Somalia 1
South Sudan 5
Tanzania 32
Uganda 43
Zambia 48
Zimbabwe 66
MIDDLE AFRICA 15
Angola 13
Cameroon 15
Central African Republic 14
Chad 7
Congo 19
Congo DR 18
Equatorial Guinea 10
Gabon 17
Sao Tome and Principe 46
SOUTHERN AFRICA 55
Botswana N/A
eSwatini 66
Lesotho 65
Namibia 55
South Africa 54
NORTHERN AMERICA 66
Canada N/A
United States 66
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 71
CENTRAL AMERICA 67
Belize 49
Costa Rica 69
El Salvador 68
Guatemala 49
Honduras 67
Mexico 70
Nicaragua 77
Panama 47
CARIBBEAN 52
Antigua and Barbuda N/A
Bahamas N/A
Barbados 55
Cuba 68
Curacao N/A
Dominica N/A
Dominican Republic 62
Grenada N/A
Guadeloupe N/A
Haiti 32
Jamaica N/A
Martinique N/A
Puerto Rico N/A
St. Kitts and Nevis N/A
St. Lucia 50
St. Vincent and the Grenadines N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 38
SOUTH AMERICA 74
Argentina 68
Bolivia 45
Brazil 80
Chile 70
Colombia 76
Ecuador 72
French Guiana N/A
Guyana 29
Paraguay 67
Peru 55
Suriname 39
Uruguay 78
Venezuela N/A
ASIA 59
WESTERN ASIA 37
Armenia 28
Azerbaijan 14
Bahrain N/A
Cyprus N/A
Georgia 33
Iraq 36
Israel N/A
Jordan 37
Kuwait N/A
Lebanon N/A
Oman 19
Palestinian Territory 43
Qatar 34
Saudi Arabia 24
Syria N/A
Turkey 49
United Arab Emirates N/A
Yemen 29
CENTRAL ASIA 49
Kazakhstan 50
Kyrgyzstan 38
Tajikistan 27
Turkmenistan 47
Uzbekistan 56
SOUTH ASIA 52
Afghanistan 18
Bangladesh 55
Bhutan 65
India 56
Iran 57
Maldives 15
Nepal 43
Pakistan 23
Sri Lanka 54
SOUTHEAST ASIA 54
Brunei N/A
Cambodia 45
Indonesia 57
Laos 49
Malaysia 34
Myanmar 51
Philippines 42
Singapore N/A
Thailand 71
Timor Leste 20
Vietnam 60
EAST ASIA 78
China 81
China, Hong Kong SAR 65
China, Macao SAR N/A
Japan 33
Korea, North 69
Korea, South N/A
Mongolia 45
Taiwan 66
EUROPE N/A
NORTHERN EUROPE 71
Denmark N/A
Estonia 61
Finland 82
Iceland N/A
Ireland 71
Latvia N/A
Lithuania N/A
Norway N/A
Sweden 68
United Kingdom 71
WESTERN EUROPE N/A
Austria N/A
Belgium 65
France 73
Germany N/A
Liechtenstein N/A
Luxembourg N/A
Monaco N/A
Netherlands 70
Switzerland 67
EASTERN EUROPE N/A
Belarus 46
Bulgaria N/A
Czechia N/A
Hungary N/A
Moldova 44