Contraceptive use among teenage girls in developing regions worldwide 2016

Percentage of adolescent women in developing regions worldwide who were sexually active or married and didn't use contraceptives as of 2016

Contraceptive use among teenage girls in developing regions worldwide 2016 This statistic presents the percentage of sexually active or married adolescent women aged 15 to 19 years in developing regions worldwide who wanted to postpone birth by at least two years, but didn't use contraceptives, as of 2016. In that year 60 percent, or 38 million, teenage girls who were married or sexually active did not use contraceptives, despite not wanting to become pregnant.
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Percentage of adolescent women in developing regions worldwide who were sexually active or married and didn't use contraceptives as of 2016

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Share of women
Not using modern contraceptives60%
Using modern contraceptives40%
Share of women
Not using modern contraceptives60%
Using modern contraceptives40%
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This statistic presents the percentage of sexually active or married adolescent women aged 15 to 19 years in developing regions worldwide who wanted to postpone birth by at least two years, but didn't use contraceptives, as of 2016. In that year 60 percent, or 38 million, teenage girls who were married or sexually active did not use contraceptives, despite not wanting to become pregnant.
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