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Field Listing :: Contraceptive prevalence rate
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This field gives the percent of women of reproductive age (15-49) who are married or in union and are using, or whose sexual partner is using, a method of contraception according to the date of the most recent available data. The contraceptive prevalence rate is an indicator of health services, development, and women’s empowerment. It is also useful in understanding, past, present, and future fertility trends, especially in developing countries.
Country
Contraceptive prevalence rate(%)
Afghanistan 21.8% (2010)
Albania 69.3% (2008/09)
Algeria 61.4% (2006)
Angola 17.7% (2009)
Anguilla 43%
note: percent of women aged 15-45 (2003)
Argentina 78.9% (2004/05)
Armenia 54.9% (2010)
Australia 72.3%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2005)
Austria 69.6%
note: percent of women aged 18-46 (2009)
Azerbaijan 51.1% (2006)
Bangladesh 61.2% (2011/12)
Belarus 72.6% (2005)
Belgium 70.4%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2010)
Belize 55.2% (2011)
Benin 12.9% (2012)
Bhutan 65.6% (2010)
Bolivia 60.5% (2008)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 45.8% (2012)
Botswana 52.8%
note: percent of women aged 12-49 (2007/08)
Brazil 80.3% (2006)
Bulgaria 69.2%
note: percent of women age 20-49 (2007)
Burkina Faso 16.2% (2010/11)
Burma 46% (2009/10)
Burundi 21.9% (2010/11)
Cabo Verde 61.3% (2005)
Cambodia 50.5% (2010/11)
Cameroon 23.4% (2011)
Canada 74%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)
Central African Republic 19% (2006)
Chad 4.8% (2010)
Chile 64.2%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2006)
China 84.6% (2006)
Colombia 79.1% (2010)
Comoros 25.7% (2000)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 17.7% (2010)
Congo, Republic of the 44.7% (2011/12)
Costa Rica 82.2% (2010)
Cote d'Ivoire 18.2% (2012)
Cuba 74.3% (2011)
Czech Republic 86.3%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2008)
Djibouti 17.8% (2006)
Dominican Republic 72.9% (2007)
Ecuador 72.7% (2004)
Egypt 60.3% (2008)
El Salvador 72.5%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2008)
Equatorial Guinea 10.1% (2000)
Eritrea 8% (2002)
Estonia 63.4%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2005)
Ethiopia 28.6% (2010/11)
France 76.4%
note: percent of women aged 20-49 (2008)
Gabon 31.1% (2012)
Gambia, The 13.3% (2010)
Georgia 53.4%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2010)
Germany 66.2%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2005)
Ghana 23.5% (2008)
Greece 76.2%
note: percent of women aged 16-45 (2001)
Grenada 54.3%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (1990)
Guam 66.6%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)
Guatemala 43.3% (2002)
Guinea 5.6% (2012)
Guinea-Bissau 14% (2010)
Guyana 42.5% (2009)
Haiti 34.5% (2012)
Honduras 65.2% (2005/06)
Hong Kong 79.5% (2007)
India 54.8% (2007/08)
Indonesia 61.9% (2012)
Iran 73.3% (2002)
Iraq 51.2% (2011)
Ireland 64.8%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2004/05)
Jamaica 69% (2002/03)
Japan 54.3%
note: percent of women aged 20-49 (2005)
Jordan 59.3% (2009)
Kazakhstan 51% (2011)
Kenya 45.5% (2008/09)
Kiribati 22.3% (2009)
Korea, North 68.6% (2002)
Korea, South 80%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2009)
Kyrgyzstan 47.8% (2005/06)
Laos 38.4% (2005)
Latvia 67.8%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (1995)
Lebanon 58% (2004)
Lesotho 47% (2009/10)
Liberia 11.4% (2007)
Lithuania 62.9%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2006)
Madagascar 39.9% (2008/09)
Malawi 46.1% (2010)
Malaysia 49% (2004)
Maldives 34.7% (2009)
Mali 8.2% (2006)
Marshall Islands 44.6% (2007)
Mauritania 9.3% (2007)
Mauritius 75.8% (2002)
Mexico 70.9% (2006)
Moldova 67.8% (2005)
Mongolia 55% (2010)
Montenegro 39.4% (2005/06)
Morocco 67.4% (2011)
Mozambique 11.6% (2011)
Namibia 55.1% (2006/07)
Nauru 35.6% (2007)
Nepal 49.7% (2011)
Netherlands 69%
note: percent of women aged 18-45 (2008)
Nicaragua 72.4% (2006/07)
Niger 13.9% (2012)
Nigeria 14.1% (2011)
Norway 88.4%
note: percent of women aged 20-44 (2005)
Oman 31.7% (2000)
Pakistan 27% (2007/08)
Palau 32.8%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2003)
Panama 52.2% (2009)
Papua New Guinea 32.4% (2007)
Paraguay 79.4%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2008)
Peru 68.9% (2011)
Philippines 48.9% (2011)
Portugal 86.8% (2005/06)
Puerto Rico 84.1%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)
Romania 69.8%
note: percent of women aged 15-49 (2005)
Russia 79.5%
note: percent of women under age 50 (2007)
Rwanda 51.6% (2010/11)
Samoa 28.7% (2009)
Sao Tome and Principe 38.4% (2008/09)
Saudi Arabia 23.8% (2007)
Senegal 13.1% (2010/11)
Serbia 60.8% (2010)
Sierra Leone 11% (2010)
Solomon Islands 34.6% (2006/07)
Somalia 14.6% (2006)
South Africa 59.9% (2003/04)
South Sudan 3.5% (2006)
Spain 65.7% (2006)
Sri Lanka 68% (2006/07)
Sudan 9% (2010)
Suriname 45.6% (2006)
Swaziland 65.2% (2010)
Syria 58.3% (2006)
Tajikistan 27.9% (2012)
Tanzania 34.4% (2009/10)
Thailand 79.6% (2009)
Timor-Leste 22.3% (2009/10)
Togo 15.2% (2010)
Trinidad and Tobago 42.5% (2006)
Tunisia 63% (2012)
Turkey 73% (2008)
Turkmenistan 61.8% (2000)
Tuvalu 30.5% (2007)
Uganda 30% (2011)
Ukraine 66.7% (2007)
United Kingdom 84%
note: percent of women aged 16-49 (2008/09)
United States 76.4%
note: percent of women aged 15-44 (2010)
Uruguay 77%
note: percent of women aged 15-50 (2004)
Uzbekistan 64.9% (2006)
Vanuatu 38.4% (2007)
Vietnam 77.8% (2010/11)
Virgin Islands 78.4%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)
Yemen 27.7% (2006)
Zambia 40.8% (2007)
Zimbabwe 58.5% (2010/11)
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