Nigeria: 6.5 Million Women Now Use Modern Contraceptives in Nigeria

11 November 2019

Over 6.5 million women now use a modern method of contraception in Nigeria.

It is the highest number on record in the country's history, according to a new report by Family Planning 2020, FP2020.

But while the number of women on modern contraception in Africa's most populous country has increased, the nation is still the second slowest growing country in West Africa when it comes to the uptake of modern contraception.

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