Backgrounder: Birth control in Cambodia

By Cindy J. Austin

Here are five things to know about birth control in Cambodia. 

  • The population growth rate of Cambodia is 1.765%,  32.6% of Cambodians are ages 0-14.
  • Many women in poor villages do not see the correlation between number of children and persistent poverty.
  • The average Cambodian woman will birth 4 children in her life.
  • In 2000, only 24 percent of currently married women were practicing family planning.
  • Cambodia has the second lowest contraceptive prevalence rate in the world.
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