Contraceptive methods used in France 2018

This graph shows a ranking of the methods of contraception used by French women in 2018. The survey reveals that 32 percent of women who responded to the survey used exclusively the pill. IUD was the second most used method with 25 percent of respondents.

Ranking of methods of contraception used by French women in 2018

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Release date

September 2018



Survey time period

June 26-29, 2018

Number of respondents

1,084 respondents

Age group

15-49 years

Special properties

Non-menopausal, non-sterile, non-pregnant women who had sex with a man within the past 12 months and who are not trying to conceive

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Actuellement, est-ce que vous utilisez une méthode pour éviter une grossesse, y compris les méthodes naturelles ? Si oui, laquelle ?" **which included withdrawal, abstinence, abstinence during the most risky days, diaphragm, cervical cap, spermicidal creams, eggs, sponge

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