Effectiveness of different contraceptive methods as of 2014

Percentage of unintended pregnancies among women using select contraceptive methods as of 2014*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 8, 2014
Effectiveness of different contraceptive methods as of 2014 This statistic shows the number of unintended pregnancies per 100 women that result within one year of typical use of select contraceptive methods, as of 2014. Typical use of male condoms will result in 18 out of 100 women unintentionally becoming pregnant within the first year of use. Only 9 percent of women using the pill will become pregnant within the first use of use.
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Percentage of unintended pregnancies among women using select contraceptive methods as of 2014*

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Rate of unintended pregnancy per 100 women
Spermicide28%
Fertility awareness-based method**24%
Withdrawal22%
Female condom21%
Male condom18%
Diaphragm12%
Pill9%
Ring9%
Patch9%
Injectable6%
Intrauterine device (Copper T)0.8%
Intrauterine device (LNG)0.2%
Implant0.05%
Rate of unintended pregnancy per 100 women
Spermicide28%
Fertility awareness-based method**24%
Withdrawal22%
Female condom21%
Male condom18%
Diaphragm12%
Pill9%
Ring9%
Patch9%
Injectable6%
Intrauterine device (Copper T)0.8%
Intrauterine device (LNG)0.2%
Implant0.05%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 8, 2014
This statistic shows the number of unintended pregnancies per 100 women that result within one year of typical use of select contraceptive methods, as of 2014. Typical use of male condoms will result in 18 out of 100 women unintentionally becoming pregnant within the first year of use. Only 9 percent of women using the pill will become pregnant within the first use of use.
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