Singapore - Contraceptive prevalence

Contraceptive prevalence, modern methods (% of women ages 15-49)

Definition: Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, at least one modern method of contraception. It is usually measured for women ages 15-49 who are married or in union. Modern methods of contraception include female and male sterilization, oral hormonal pills, the intra-uterine device (IUD), the male condom, injectables, the implant (including Norplant), vaginal barrier methods, the female condom and emergency contraception.

Source: Household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by United Nations Population Division.

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Year Value
1992 52.00
1997 55.00

Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages 15-49)

Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages 15-49) in Singapore was 62.00 as of 1997. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 74.20 in 1982, while its lowest value was 60.10 in 1973.

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 women ages 15-49 who are married or in union.

Source: UNICEF's State of the World's Children and Childinfo, United Nations Population Division's World Contraceptive Use, household surveys including Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys.

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Year Value
1973 60.10
1977 71.30
1982 74.20
1987 67.00
1992 65.00
1997 62.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health