Bolivia - Contraceptive prevalence

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

Contraceptive prevalence, modern methods (% of women ages 15-49) in Bolivia was 34.60 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 34.90 in 2003, while its lowest value was 9.90 in 1983.

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
1983 9.90
1989 12.20
1994 17.80
1998 25.20
2000 30.50
2003 34.90
2008 34.60

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

Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages 15-49) in Bolivia was 60.50 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 60.50 in 2008, while its lowest value was 23.60 in 1983.

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
1983 23.60
1989 30.30
1994 45.30
1998 48.30
2000 53.40
2003 58.40
2008 60.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health