A critical gap in the information needed for family planning policy, planning and program expansion is a centralized source of costing data that is easily accessible to policy analysts, country officials and implementing organizations. This Family Planning cost database provides planners an easy to access resource on the comparative costs of family planning methods and service delivery points. The data are available both in terms of user costs and costs per couple year of protection.

The unit cost database is organized around five principal characteristics:


  • Sterlization
  • Oral Contraceptives
  • Injectable Contraceptives
  • Implants
  • IUDs
  • More


  • Inital Visit
  • Follow-up visit
  • Insertion
  • Removal


  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Latin America and the Caribbean

Service Delivery Points

  • Clinic
  • Community Base Distribution
  • Hospital
  • Social Marketing


  • Cost per service
  • Cost per Couple Year of Projection
Health Policy Project
Developed by: Avenir Health with support from USAID Health Policy Project