Nigeria - Contraceptive prevalence
Contraceptive prevalence (% of women ages 15-49)
Contraceptive prevalence (% of women ages 15-49) in Nigeria was 14.60 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 15.30 in 1999, while its lowest value was 6.00 in 1990.
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 Macro International and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys by UNICEF.
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Reproductive health