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Table 2 Projected outcomes by 2025 for contraceptive use and fertility for the baseline model (constant unmet need) and two scenarios (all needs met by 2020 and all needs met by 2050) in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands

From: The case for investing in family planning in the Pacific: costs and benefits of reducing unmet need for contraception in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands

Contraceptive use and fertility Vanuatu Solomon Islands
Constant unmet need All needs met by 2050 All needs met by 2020 Constant unmet need All needs met by 2050 All needs met by 2020
Total contraceptive users (all methods) 21,425 34,599 38,164 34,353 42,949 45,275
Contraceptive prevalence rate (all methods) % 38.4 62.0 68.4 34.6 43.3 45.6
Contraceptive prevalence rate (modern methods) % 36.8 59.4 65.5 28.5 35.7 37.6
Contraceptive prevalence rate (long-acting or permanent) % 12.8 20.6 22.8 16.3 20.4 21.5
Total fertility rate 4.0 2.6 2.2 4.1 3.7 3.5
Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1000 females aged 15–19) 59.1 37.8 32.2 56.8 50.6 48.9