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.

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

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Sources

Release date

December 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2014

Supplementary notes

* The percentages indicate the number out of every 100 women who experienced an unintended pregnancy within the first year of typical use of each contraceptive method.
** Abstain or use condoms on fertile days.

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