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Table 1 Description of study sample

From: Spatial variations in family planning demand to limit childbearing and the demand satisfied with modern methods in sub-Saharan Africa

Subregion and country Survey year Number of women of reproductive age group Number of married/in-union women of reproductive age
Western and Central Africa
 Angola 2015–16 14,379 8033
 Benin 2017–18 15,928 11,170
 Burkina Faso 2010 17,087 13,392
 Cameroun 2011 15,426 9805
 Chad 2014–15 17,719 13,439
 Congo 2011–12 10,819 6750
 Cote d’Ivoire 2011–12 10,060 6453
 Democratic Republic of Congo 2013–14 18,827 12,448
 Gabon 2012 8422 4749
 Gambia 2013 10,233 6905
 Ghana 2014 9396 5456
 Guinea 2018 10,874 7812
 Liberia 2013 9239 5875
 Mali 2018 10,519 8332
 Niger 2012 11,160 9509
 Nigeria 2018 41,821 28,888
 Senegal 2017 16,787 11,394
 Sierra Leone 2013 16,658 10,754
 Togo 2013–14 9480 6360
Eastern and Southern Africa
 Burundi 2016–17 17,269 9559
 Comoros 2012 5329 3291
 Ethiopia 2016 15,683 9824
 Kenya 2014 31,079 19,036
 Lesotho 2014 6621 3609
 Malawi 2015–16 24,562 15,952
 Mozambique 2011 13,745 8956
 Namibia 2013 9176 3366
 Rwanda 2014–15 13,497 6890
 South Africa 2016 8514 2841
 Uganda 2016 18,506 11,379
 Tanzania 2015–16 13,266 8189
 Zambia 2013–14 16,411 9649
 Zimbabwe 2015 9955 6015
 All countries 2010–18 478,447 306,080