Use of the pill by women in Belgium as contraceptive method 2001-2018

In Belgium, the use of the contraceptive pill by sexually active women was decreasing from 2001 to 2018. For instance, in 2001, around 63 percent of women aged 15 to 49 used the birth control pill, whereas, in 2018, this number fell to 48 percent.

Share of sexually active women aged 15 to 49 who used the pill as a contraceptive method in Belgium from 2001 to 2018*

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Release date

October 2019

Region

Belgium

Survey time period

2001 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,149 respondents

Age group

15-49 years

Special properties

Sexually active respondents

Supplementary notes

*This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Quelle(s) méthode(s) de contraception - vous ou votre/vos partenaire(s) - avez-vous utilisée(s) au cours des 12 derniers mois ? " which translates as "What contraceptive method have you or your partner used these last 12 months?"

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Number of respondents varied per year as follows:
2001: 1,674 respondents
2004: 1,366 respondents
2013: 1,079 respondents
2018: 1,149 respondents

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