Demand for family planning satisfied by modern methods (% of married women with demand for family planning)

Definition: Demand for family planning satisfied by modern methods refers to the percentage of married women ages 15-49 years whose need for family planning is satisfied with modern methods.

Description: The map below shows how Demand for family planning satisfied by modern methods (% of married women with demand for family planning) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Colombia, with a value of 83.80. The country with the lowest value in the world is Central African Republic, with a value of 9.60.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS).

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual