GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Unwanted Pregnancy Statistics: Market Report & Data

With sources from: pediatrics.aappublications.org, bpas.org, powertodecide.org, poppov.org and many more

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Nearly half (45% or 2.8 million) of all pregnancies among U.S. women in 2011 were unintended.

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About 4 in 10 pregnancies in Europe are unintended (44%)

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More than half (59%) of unintended pregnancies in Africa were due to non-use of contraceptives.

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Unwanted pregnancies and its consequences cost American taxpayers $21 billion each year.

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Unintended pregnancies resulted in about 840,000 induced abortions in Africa in 2014.

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Unintended Pregnancy rates are highest in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India at 68 per 1,000 women aged 15–49.

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About 5% of reproductive-age women globally had an unintended pregnancy in 2019.

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The rate of unintended pregnancies in low-income countries in 2012 was more than double that in higher-income countries.

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Young women aged 15-19 had the highest level of unintended pregnancies in 2011.

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In 2018, about 121 million unintended pregnancies occurred worldwide, of which 73 million resulted in induced abortions.

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In 2019, US women in their 20s had over 60% of all unintended pregnancies.

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Women in the poorest quintile had higher percentages of unplanned pregnancies in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Almost 40% of unintended pregnancies in Asia end in unsafe abortions.

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The majority of women experiencing unplanned pregnancies in the UK are already mothers.

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Unintended pregnancies are linked to a range of health problems for the mother and child, including mental health problems.

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Unintended pregnancy rates are highest among low-income women (those earning less than 100% of the federal poverty level).

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In 2011, 38% of pregnancies in Latin America and Caribbean were unintended.

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Unplanned pregnancies in Australia have declined to about 38% of all pregnancies.

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In this post, we will explore a collection of startling statistics related to unwanted pregnancies from various regions around the world. These statistics shed light on the prevalence, consequences, and disparities surrounding unintended pregnancies, highlighting the need for comprehensive reproductive health education and accessible family planning resources.

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"Nearly half (45% or 2.8 million) of all pregnancies among U.S. women in 2011 were unintended."

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"About 4 in 10 pregnancies in Europe are unintended (44%)"

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"More than half (59%) of unintended pregnancies in Africa were due to non-use of contraceptives."

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"Unwanted pregnancies and its consequences cost American taxpayers $21 billion each year."

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"Unintended pregnancies resulted in about 840,000 induced abortions in Africa in 2014."

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"Unintended Pregnancy rates are highest in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India at 68 per 1,000 women aged 15–49."

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"About 5% of reproductive-age women globally had an unintended pregnancy in 2019."

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"The rate of unintended pregnancies in low-income countries in 2012 was more than double that in higher-income countries."

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"Young women aged 15-19 had the highest level of unintended pregnancies in 2011."

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"In 2018, about 121 million unintended pregnancies occurred worldwide, of which 73 million resulted in induced abortions."

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"In 2019, US women in their 20s had over 60% of all unintended pregnancies."

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"Women in the poorest quintile had higher percentages of unplanned pregnancies in Sub-Saharan Africa."

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"Almost 40% of unintended pregnancies in Asia end in unsafe abortions."

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"The majority of women experiencing unplanned pregnancies in the UK are already mothers."

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"Unintended pregnancies are linked to a range of health problems for the mother and child, including mental health problems."

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"Unintended pregnancy rates are highest among low-income women (those earning less than 100% of the federal poverty level)."

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"In 2011, 38% of pregnancies in Latin America and Caribbean were unintended."

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"Unplanned pregnancies in Australia have declined to about 38% of all pregnancies."

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Interpretation

The statistics presented highlight the significant global impact of unintended pregnancies, with a particular focus on the varying rates across regions, age groups, and income levels. The prevalence of unintended pregnancies underscores the importance of access to comprehensive reproductive health services, including contraceptives, education, and support systems. Addressing the root causes of unintended pregnancies through targeted interventions and policies can help mitigate the negative consequences for individuals, families, and societies.

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