Sexual and Reproductive Health Services (Contraception), England, 2018/19 [NS]National statistics
- Publication Date:
- 26 Sep 2019
- Geographic Coverage:
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
This publication primarily covers contraceptive activity taking place at dedicated Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in England, as recorded in the Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD), a mandated collection for all providers of NHS SRH services. Data from GP settings and pharmacies is not included (unless otherwise stated). People attend SRH services for a variety of reasons, but the main focus of this report is contraception.
Latest available year of data is 2018/19 unless otherwise stated.
Data is for SRH services only unless otherwise stated.
Down 3% compared to 2017/18 (1.45 million), and down 25% compared to 2014/15 (1.87 million)
A proportion that has been rising steadily over the last ten years
Down from 45% in 2014/15, but still the most popular type of method
Also a 51% fall in those prescribed at other locations in the community (2008 to 2018)