Zambia - Unmet need for contraception

Unmet need for contraception (% of married women ages 15-49)

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.

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Year Value
1992 30.00
1996 25.20
2002 27.50
2007 26.60
2014 21.10


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health