Syrian Arab Republic - 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
1978 22.40
1993 28.30
2001 35.10
2006 46.60
2010 37.50

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

Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages 15-49) in Syrian Arab Republic was 53.90 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 58.30 in 2006, while its lowest value was 29.50 in 1978.

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
1978 29.50
1993 39.60
2000 45.30
2001 46.60
2006 58.30
2009 53.90

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health