Worldwide contraceptive prevalence as of 2018, by region

This statistic depicts contraceptive prevalence worldwide as of 2018, by region. According to the data, the contraceptive prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa was only 31.5 percent. This means that only 31.5 percent of women or their sexual partner were currently using at least one method of contraception.

Contraceptive prevalence worldwide as of 2018, by region

Contraceptive prevelance
Sub-Saharan Africa31.5%
Northern Africa54.9%
Western Asia57.9%
Central Asia58%
Southern Asia56.3%
Eastern Asia81.1%
South-Eastern Asia63.6%
Latin America and the Caribbean74.3%
Oceania, exclusing Australia and New Zealand57.8%
Europe69.3%
North America73.5%
Global62.6%
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

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