Unmet need for family planning, spacing, percentage, worldwide, by country

Part of the Millennium Development Goals Database

The Millennium Development Goals Database presents official data for more than 60 indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. The data and analyses are the product of the work of the Inter-agency and Expert Group (IAEG), coordinated by the United Nations Statistics Division.

Footnotes
1 Year of the survey: 2008 - 2009
2 Source: 2008 - 2009 DHS
3 Data pertain to a non-standard definition of unmet need for family planning.
4 Source: 2002 RHS
5 Data pertain to women aged 15 to 44.
6 Preliminary data.
7 Infecundity measured, in part, with question on current use of contraception instead of ever use of contraception.
8 Source: 2012 MICS
9 Source: 2010 DHS
10 Source: 2005 DHS
11 Source: 2000 DHS
12 Source: 2006 DHS
13 Source: 2001 RHS
14 Year of the survey: 2012 - 2013
15 Source: 2012 - 2013 MICS
16 Source: 2011 DHS
17 Source: 2007 DHS
18 Source: 2004 DHS
19 Year of the survey: 1999 - 2000
20 Source: 1999 - 2000 DHS
21 Source: 1996 - 1997 DHS
22 Year of the survey: 1996 - 1997
23 Year of the survey: 1993 - 1994
24 Source: 1993 - 1994 DHS
25 Year of the survey: 1991 - 1992
26 Data pertain to a non-standard age or marital status group.
27 Data pertain to the Flemish population.
28 Data pertain to unmet need for limiting only.
29 Data pertain to women aged 21 to 39.
30 Source: 1991 - 1992 FFS
31 Source: 2011 MICS
32 Source: 1999 RHS
33 Source: 1991 RHS
34 Year of the survey: 2011 - 2012
35 Source: 2011 - 2012 DHS
36 Source: 2001 DHS
37 Source: 1996 DHS
38 Source: 2010 MICS
39 Source: 2008 DHS
40 Year of the survey: 2003 - 2004
41 Source: 2003 - 2004 DHS
42 Source: 1998 DHS
43 Source: 2011 - 2012 MICS
44 Source: Brazil 2006 Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios
45 Data pertain to women aged 18 to 40.
46 Year of the survey: 1997 - 1998
47 Source: 1997 - 1998 FFS
48 Source: Burkina Faso 2014 PMA
49 Source: 2010 - 2011 DHS
50 Year of the survey: 2010 - 2011
51 Source: 2003 DHS
52 Year of the survey: 1998 - 1999
53 Source: 1998 - 1999 DHS
54 Year of the survey: 1992 - 1993
55 Source: 1992 - 1993 DHS
56 Source: Burundi 2002 Enquête Socio-démographique et de Santé de la Reproduction
57 Source: 2014 DHS
58 Source: 1991 DHS
59 Source: 1998 RHS
60 Figures for spacing and limiting do not add up to the total.
61 Source: 2010 - 2011 MICS
62 Source: 1994 - 1995 DHS
63 Year of the survey: 1994 - 1995
64 Source: China 2001 National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Survey
65 Source: China 1997 National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Survey
66 Source: China 1992 National Fertility and Family Planning Survey
67 Year of the survey: 2009 - 2010
68 Source: 2009 - 2010 DHS
69 Source: 2004 - 2005 DHS
70 Year of the survey: 2004 - 2005
71 Source: 1995 DHS
72 Source: 1990 DHS
73 Source: Comoros 2012 Demographic and Health Survey and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
74 Source: 1992 - 1993 RHS
75 Source: 1994 DHS
76 Source: 2014 MICS
77 Data pertain to women aged 18 to 44.
78 Source: 2008 GGS
79 Source: 2005 GGS
80 Source: 1997 FFS
81 Source: 1993 RHS
82 Year of the survey: 2013 - 2014
83 Source: 2013 - 2014 DHS
84 Source: 2013 DHS
85 Source: 2002 DHS
86 Source: 1999 DHS
87 Source: 2004 RHS
88 Source: 1994 RHS
89 Source: 1997-1998 DHS
90 Source: 1992 DHS
91 Source: 2008 RHS
92 Year of the survey: 2002 - 2003
93 Source: 2002 - 2003 RHS
94 Source: Ethiopia 2014 PMA2020
95 Source: France 2005 Enquête du Baromètre Santé
96 Data pertain to women aged 20 to 49.
97 Source: 1994 FFS
98 Source: 2012 DHS
99 Source: 2010 RHS
100 Source: 2005 RHS
101 Source: 1999 - 2000 RHS
102 Source: Ghana 2014 PMA2020 Round 3
103 Source: Ghana 2013 PMA2020
104 Source: 1993 DHS
105 Source: 2008 - 2009 RHS
106 Source: 2009 DHS
107 Source: Haiti 2012 Demographic and Health Survey
108 Year of the survey: 2005 - 2006
109 Source: 2005 - 2006 DHS
110 Source: 1996 RHS
111 Data pertain to women aged 18 to 41.
112 Source: 1992 - 1993 FFS
113 Source: India 2007-2008 District Level Household Survey
114 Year of the survey: 2007 - 2008
115 Year of the survey: 2002 - 2004
116 Source: India 2002-2004 District Level Household Survey
117 Source: 2002 - 2003 DHS
118 Source: 1997 DHS
119 Source: Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2010 MIDHS
120 Source: 1995 - 1996 FFS
121 Year of the survey: 1995 - 1996
122 Source: 1997 RHS
123 Source: 1993 CPS
124 Source: Kenya 2014 PMA2020 Round 2
125 Source: Kiribati Demographic and Health Survey 2009 (KDHS)
126 Source: Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2010 Reproductive Health Survey
127 Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic 2011-2012 Demographic and Health Survey
128 Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic 2005 Reproductive Health Survey
129 Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic 2000 Reproductive Health Survey
130 Source: 1995 FFS
131 Data pertain to women aged 18 to 49.
132 Source: 2007 PAPFAM
133 Source: 1994 - 1995 FFS
134 Source: 2013 - 2014 MICS
135 Source: 2012 - 2013 DHS
136 Source: 1995 - 1996 DHS
137 Source: Marshall Islands 2007 Demographic Health Survey (national)
138 Year of the survey: 2000 - 2001
139 Source: 2000 - 2001 DHS
140 Source: Mauritius 2002 Contraceptive Prevalence Survey of Mauritius and Rodrigues Islands
141 Source: 1991 CPS
142 Source: Mexico 2009 Encuesta Nacional de la Dinámica Demográfica
143 Source: Mexico 2006 Encuesta Nacional de la Dinámica Demográfica
144 Source: Mexico 2003 Encuesta Nacional de Salud Reproductiva
145 Source: Mexico 1997 Encuesta Nacional de la Dinámica Demográfica
146 Source: Mexico 1995 Encuesta Nacional de Planificación Familiar
147 Source: 2013 MICS
148 Source: Mongolia 2008 Reproductive Health Survey
149 Source: Mongolia 2003 Reproductive Health Survey
150 Source: Mongolia 1998 Reproductive Health Survey
151 Source: 2010 - 2011 PAPFAM
152 Source: Myanmar 2001 Fertility and Reproductive Health Survey
153 Source: Myanmar 1997 Fertility and Reproductive Health Survey
154 Source: Myanmar 1991 Population Change and Fertility Survey
155 Year of the survey: 2006 - 2007
156 Source: 2006 - 2007 DHS
157 Source: Nauru 2007 Demographic Health Survey (national)
158 Source: Nepal 1991-1992 Fertility, Family Planning and Health Survey
159 Source: 2006 - 2007 RHS
160 Source: 1997 - 1998 DHS
161 Source: 2007 - 2008 RHS
162 Data pertain to nationals of the country.
163 Source: Pakistan 2000-2001 Reproductive Health and Family Planning Survey
164 Source: Pakistan 1996-1997 Fertility and Family Planning Survey
165 Source: 1990 - 1991 DHS
166 Year of the survey: 1990 - 1991
167 Source: Papua New Guinea 2006 Demographic and Health Survey (national)
168 Source: 1995 - 1996 RHS
169 Source: 2007 - 2008 DHS
170 Source: 1991 - 1992 DHS
171 Source: Philippines 2011 Family Health Survey
172 Source: Romania 2004 Reproductive and Health Survey
173 Source: Russian Federation 2011 Reproductive Health Survey
174 Source: Sierra Leone 2013 Demographic and Health Survey
175 Source: Solomon Islands 2006-2007 Demographic and Health Survey
176 Excluding the Northern Province.
177 Source: Sri Lanka 2000 Demographic and Health Survey (national)
178 Source: Sudan 2010 Household Health Survey Second Round
179 Data pertain to pre-secession Sudan, including data for South Sudan.
180 Data pertain to pre-secession Northern Sudan.
181 Source: 1992 - 1993 PAPCHILD
182 Source: 1989 - 1990 DHS
183 Year of the survey: 1989 - 1990
184 Source: 2009 - 2010 PAPFAM
185 Source: Thailand 2006 Reproductive Health Survey
186 Source: Timor-Leste 2003 Demographic and Health Survey (national)
187 Source: Togo 2013-2014 Demographic and Health Survey and MICS
188 Source: Tonga 2012 Demographic Health Survey (national)
189 Source: 2001 PAPFAM
190 Source: Turkey 2008 Demographic and Health Survey
191 Source: Tuvalu 2007 Demographic Health Survey (national)
192 Source: Uganda 2014 PMA
193 Source: United States of America 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth
194 Estimate.
195 Year of the survey: 2006 - 2010
196 Year of the survey: 2006 - 2008
197 Source: United States of America 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
198 Source: United States of America 1990 National Survey of Family Growth
199 Source: Vanuatu 2013 DHS-MICS
200 Source: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1998 Encuesta Nacional de Poblacion y Familia
201 Source: 2006 MICS
202 Year of the survey: 2001 - 2002
203 Source: 2001 - 2002 DHS

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Country or AreaYearValueValue Footnotes
Country or AreaYearValueValue Footnotes
Albania20093.51,2
Albania200213,4,5
Algeria20125.66,7,8
Armenia20105.39
Armenia20053.910
Armenia20003.511
Azerbaijan2006312
Azerbaijan20011.83,5,13
Bangladesh20136,14,15
Bangladesh20115.416
Bangladesh20076.717
Bangladesh20046.718
Bangladesh20008.519,20
Bangladesh19979.721,22
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