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  • The proportion of women who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern contraceptive methods remains low in sub-Saharan Africa

    Estimates of the demand for family planning satisfied by modern contraceptive methods among women aged 15-49 years, 2019
    The proportion of women who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern contraceptive methods remains low in sub-Saharan Africa
    Significant disparities remain in the need for family planning satisfied with modern methods across countries and regions. In sub-Saharan Africa, only slightly more than half (55 per cent) of the need for family planning is being met with modern methods. Less than half of the need is met with modern methods in 42 countries or areas, including 23 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Less than a quarter of the need is satisfied with modern methods in Chad, Somalia and South Sudan. »
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