Australia - Contraceptive prevalence

Contraceptive prevalence (% of women ages 15-49)

Definition: Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, any form of contraception. It is usually measured for married women ages 15-49 only.

Source: Household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys by UNICEF.

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Year Value
1986 76.10
1995 66.70
2002 70.80


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health