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Field Listing :: Contraceptive prevalence rate
This field gives the percent of women of reproductive age (15-49) who are married or in union and are using, or whose sexual partner is using, a method of contraception according to the date of the most recent available data. The contraceptive prevalence rate is an indicator of health services, development, and women’s empowerment. It is also useful in understanding, past, present, and future fertility trends, especially in developing countries.
By Country Listing of the values for the Contraceptive prevalence rate field
Country Contraceptive prevalence rate
Afghanistan
22.5% (2015/16)
Albania
69.3% (2008/09)
Algeria
57.1% (2012/13)
Angola
13.7% (2015/16)
Argentina
81.3% (2013)
Armenia
57.1% (2015/16)
Australia
66.9% (2015/16)

note: percent of women aged 18-45

Austria
65.7% (2012/13)

note: percent of women aged 18-49

Bangladesh
62.3% (2014)
Barbados
59.2% (2012)
Belarus
63.1% (2012)
Belgium
66.8% (2013)

note: percent of women aged 15-54

Belize
51.4% (2015/16)
Benin
17.9% (2014)
Bhutan
65.6% (2010)
Bolivia
66.5% (2016)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
45.8% (2011/12)
Brazil
80.2% (2013)
Burkina Faso
25.4% (2016/17)
Burma
52.2% (2015/16)
Burundi
28.5% (2016/17)
Cambodia
56.3% (2014)
Cameroon
34.4% (2014)
Central African Republic
15.2% (2010/11)
Chad
5.7% (2014/15)
Chile
76.3% (2015/16)
Colombia
81% (2015/16)
Comoros
19.4% (2012)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
20.4% (2013/14)
Congo, Republic of the
30.1% (2014/15)
Costa Rica
76.2% (2011)
Cote d'Ivoire
15.5% (2016)
Cuba
73.7% (2014)
Czechia
86.3% (2008)

note: percent of women aged 18-44

Djibouti
19% (2012)
Dominican Republic
69.5% (2014)
Ecuador
80.1% (2007/12)
Egypt
58.5% (2014)
El Salvador
72% (2014)
Equatorial Guinea
12.6% (2011)
Eritrea
8.4% (2010)
Eswatini
66.1% (2014)
Ethiopia
36.5% (2017)
Finland
85.5% (2015)

note: percent of women aged 18-49

France
78.4% (2010/11)
Gabon
31.1% (2012)
Gambia, The
9% (2013)
Gaza Strip
57.2% (includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank) (2014)
Georgia
53.4% (2010)

note: percent of women aged 15-44

Germany
68.7% (2011)

note: percent of women aged 18-49

Ghana
33% (2017)
Guatemala
60.6% (2014/15)
Guinea
8.7% (2016)
Guinea-Bissau
16% (2014)
Guyana
33.9% (2014)
Haiti
34.3% (2016/17)
Honduras
73.2% (2011/12)
Hong Kong
74.8% (2012)
Hungary
61.6% (2008/09)

note: percent of women aged 25-49

India
53.5% (2015/16)
Indonesia
60.9% (2016/17)
Iran
77.4% (2010/11)
Iraq
52.5% (2011)
Italy
65.1% (2013)

note: percent of women aged 18-49

Jamaica
72.5% (2008/09)
Japan
39.8% (2015)

note: percent of women aged 20-49

Jordan
61.2% (2012)
Kazakhstan
55.7% (2015)
Kenya
61.6% (2016)
Kiribati
22.3% (2009)
Korea, North
78.2% (2014)

note: percent of women aged 20-49

Korea, South
79.6% (2015)

note: percent of women aged 20-49

Kyrgyzstan
42% (2014)
Laos
49.8% (2011/12)
Lebanon
54.5% (2009)
Lesotho
60.2% (2014)
Liberia
31% (2016)
Madagascar
39.8% (2012/13)
Malawi
59.2% (2015/16)
Malaysia
52.2% (2014)
Maldives
34.7% (2009)
Mali
15.6% (2015)
Mauritania
17.8% (2015)
Mauritius
63.8% (2014)
Mexico
66.9% (2015)
Moldova
59.5% (2012)
Mongolia
54.6% (2013)
Montenegro
23.3% (2013)
Morocco
67.4% (2010/11)
Mozambique
27.1% (2015)
Namibia
56.1% (2013)
Nepal
52.6% (2017)
Netherlands
73% (2013)

note: percent of women aged 18-45

Nicaragua
80.4% (2011/12)
Niger
18.9% (2017)
Nigeria
13.4% (2016/17)
North Macedonia
40.2% (2011)
Oman
29.7% (2014)
Pakistan
35.4% (2012/13)
Panama
62.8% (2013)
Paraguay
68.4% (2016)
Peru
76.2% (2016)
Philippines
55.1% (2013)
Poland
50.6% (2010/11)

note: percent of women aged 18-49

Portugal
73.9% (2014)
Qatar
37.5% (2012)
Russia
68% (2011)

note: percent of women aged 15-44

Rwanda
53.2% (2014/15)
Saint Lucia
55.5% (2011/12)
Samoa
26.9% (2014)
Sao Tome and Principe
40.6% (2014)
Saudi Arabia
24.6% (2016)
Senegal
25.1% (2016)
Serbia
58.4% (2014)
Sierra Leone
16.6% (2013)
Solomon Islands
29.3% (2015)
South Africa
54.6% (2016)
South Sudan
4% (2010)
Spain
70.9% (2016)
Sri Lanka
61.7% (2016)
Sudan
12.2% (2014)
Suriname
47.6% (2010)
Switzerland
72.9% (2012)
Syria
53.9% (2009)
Tajikistan
27.9% (2012)
Tanzania
38.4% (2015/16)
Thailand
78.4% (2015/16)
Timor-Leste
26.1% (2016)
Togo
19.9% (2013/14)
Tonga
34.1% (2012)
Trinidad and Tobago
40.3% (2011)
Tunisia
62.5% (2011/12)
Turkey
73.5% (2013)
Turkmenistan
50.2% (2015/16)
Uganda
38.4% (2017)
Ukraine
65.4% (2012)
United Kingdom
84% (2008)

note: percent of women aged 16-49

United States
72.7% (2013/15)

note: percent of women aged 15-44

Uruguay
79.6% (2015)

note: percent of women aged 15-44

Vanuatu
49% (2013)
Venezuela
75% (2010)
Vietnam
75.7% (2015)
West Bank
57.2% (includes Gaza Strip and the West Bank) (2014)
Yemen
33.5% (2013)
Zambia
49% (2013/14)
Zimbabwe
66.8% (2015)