Burkina Faso - Unmet need for contraception
Unmet need for contraception (% of married women ages 15-49)
The value for Unmet need for contraception (% of married women ages 15-49) in Burkina Faso was 33.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 38.10 in 2014 and a minimum value of 24.50 in 2010.
Definition: Unmet need for contraception is the percentage of fertile, married women of reproductive age who do not want to become pregnant and are not using contraception.
Source: Household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Largely compiled by United Nations Population Division.
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Reproductive health