6,817 Number of women aged 15-49 (thousands)1 2.17 Total Fertility Rate (TFR)1 71.6% Percent of Married Women 15-49 Using Contraception, Modern Methods2 n/a Percent of women using IUDs Among Modern Contraceptive Users3 14.1% Percent with Unmet Need for Family Planning2
1 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). World Population Prospects: The 2022 Revision, custom data acquired via website
2 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). Model-based Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators 2022, custom data acquired via website
3 UN Contraceptive Use by Method Data Booklet 2019
Collaboration between Venezuela through PLAFAM and ICA Foundation began in 2016 with an initial donation of 500 LNG IUS devices, and until today in total 15.500 LNG IUS have been donated. Asociatión Civil de Planificación Familiar (PLAFAM) is part of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) of the Western Hemisphere Region. PLAFAM is recognized as a pioneer in advocacy and delivery of sexual and reproductive health services in Venezuela. In 2013, they provided over half a million services, including gynecological care, contraceptives, gender-based violence screening, and STI preventation, testing, and treatment. PLAFAM works to ensure its staff are sensitive to the needs of youth clients and provides low-cost services for young people at its clinics.