Contraceptive prevalence rate: 19.4% (2012)
Definition: This field gives the percent of women of reproductive age (15-49) who are married or in union and are using, or whose sexual partner is using, a method of contraception according to the date of the most recent available data. The contraceptive prevalence rate is an indicator of health services, development, and women’s empowerment. It is also useful in understanding, past, present, and future fertility trends, especially in developing countries.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on Saturday, September 18, 2021