Adding it up: The costs and benefits of investing in family planning and maternal and newborn health

This report highlights:

  • Number of women in the developing world estimated to be using modern methods in 2012
  • Proportion of married women using modern contraceptives in the developing world
  • Number of women with an unmet need for modern contraception in 2012
  • Cost of contraceptive care
  • Unintended pregnancies in developing countries, abortions and miscarriages, maternal and infant deaths averted by contraceptives use
  • Special attention for vulnerable groups such as unmarried young women, poor women and rural women
  • Improving services for current users

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