Adding It Up 2014: Asia Fact Sheet

Publication Date: 2014
Author: UNFPA, Guttmacher Institute
Publisher: UNFPA, Guttmacher Institute

In Asia, more than half of all women of reproductive age want to avoid a pregnancy. However, 22% of these women—141 million in 2014—are either using no method or using a less effective, traditional method.

 

See also: 

Adding It Up 2014: Global Fact Sheet
Adding It Up 2014: Latin America and the Caribbean Fact Sheet
Adding It Up 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa Fact Sheet

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