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What does it mean ?
Full Name:Contraceptive prevalence rate, modern methods (mCPR): survey-based estimates of the percentage of all women of reproductive age who are using a modern contraceptive method at a particular point in time.
Full Unit: Percentage, %
Year-range of Data:2005 - 2018
Source:UN Population Division
Link to Source:https://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/dataset/contraception/wcu2019.asp
Date Source Published:February 2018
Date Source Accessed:26th May 2019

The following countries had no data:
Algeria, Congo, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, SADR, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia

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Contraceptive prevalance rate, modern methods, all women

What does it mean ?

Contraceptive prevalence is the proportion of all women of reproductive age, typically 15 - 49 years, who are currently using, or whose sexual partner is currently using, at least one method of modern contraception.

Why does it matter ?

This indicator is useful for global monitoring of progress in achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including family planning, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals indicator 3.7.1. It is reported as a percentage of all women of reproductive age, typically 15-49 years.

How is it collected ?

The data presented here have been estimated using data from nationally-representative household surveys. Information was obtained from multi-country survey programmes that routinely ask women of reproductive age about their current use of all types of contraceptive methods. Modern methods of contraception include female and male sterilization, the intra-uterine device (IUD), the implant, injectables, oral contraceptive pills, male and female condoms, vaginal barrier methods (including the diaphragm, cervical cap and spermicidal foam, jelly, cream and sponge), the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM), emergency contraception and other modern methods not reported separately (e.g. the contraceptive patch or vaginal ring).

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More about indicator and sources

The data set,' World Contraceptive Use 2019', includes country-specific survey-based observations of key family planning indicators, based on survey data available as of February 2019. This new data set was used to generate Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators 2019 providing national, regional and global estimates and projections of family planning indicators. The data for each country have been estimated using data from nationally-representative household surveys. Information was obtained from multi-country survey programmes that routinely collect the necessary data, including the Contraceptive Prevalence Surveys (CPS), the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), the Fertility and Family Surveys (FFS), the Reproductive Health Surveys (RHS), the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), the Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 surveys (PMA), and the World Fertility Surveys (WFS). Additional information was provided by other international survey programmes and national surveys.

Differences in survey design and implementation, and in the representativeness of the sample, can affect the comparability of survey-based estimates over time and between countries. For this reason, we show only the latest value for each country. For all values from each country, visit the link shown above for the data source.

For Botswana, the 2008 value shown from the 2008 MICS (51.2%) is the figure for 'all women', which in this survey included girls and women from age 12y to 49y; this is different from all other surveys which define 'all women' as being age 15-49y.

Other data are available through the FP2020 web portal - these data are modelled to show trends for FP2020 countries over time. FP2020 is a global partnership to empower women and girls by investing in rights-based family planning. By making a commitment to FP2020, partners join the global community of leaders, experts, advocates, and implementers who are working together to address the most challenging barriers to expanding access to contraceptives. Many member states are among the committment makers and you can read more about national level committments from the FP2020 website including the FP2020 data portal at this URL: https://www.familyplanning2020.org/

More information on calculations

Generally, there is no discrepancy between the estimates presented in World Contraceptive Use 2019 and those published in national survey reports. However, in some cases the estimates published by the United Nations have been adjusted to improve comparability. Notes included in the data set indicate when adjustments were made and where the survey data differed from standard definitions.

You can read more details on the methodology used for these estimates from this link: https://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/dataset/contraception/wcu2019.asp

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