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Table 3 Distribution MOHP-FP clinics’ clients who were currently using contraceptive methods by type of the method, governorate and region, Egypt, 2014

From: Adjustment of family planning service statistics reports to support decision-making at central and governorate level, Egypt

Governorates Percent of MOHP-FP clinics’ clients according to current FP method used
% OC users % IUD users %Condom users Three-month injectable Implants Monthly injectable Total clients using FP method
Cairo 42 14 7 29 0.5 3.5 708,152
Alexandria 35 14 8 35 0.4 2.4 361,784
Port-Said 36 9 12 42 0.3 0 77,908
Suez 54 9 3 25 0.6 0 71,036
Urban Governorates 39 17 7 34 0.6 2.8 1,218,880
Damietta 61 6 4 22 0.2 0.0 207,108
Kafr-Elshieikh 47 6 1 39 0.2 0.0 492,016
Gharbia 57 9 2 24 0.2 0.0 647,728
Dakahlia 48 9 2 34 0.2 0.0 978,268
Qalubia 50 8 2 33 0.2 0.0 772,504
Menofeya 62 5 1 24 0.1 4.4 813,220
Behera 47 9 1 32 0.1 0.0 1,098,520
Ismailia 48 6 2 36 0.1 0.0 206,468
Sharkia 66 3 1 23 0.1 5.4 1,699,280
Lower Egypt 55 9 1.8 33 0.2 1.9 6,915,112
Aswan 75 2 1 16 0.3 0.0 286,260
Giza 56 10 1 28 0.1 0.2 998,424
Luxor 79 1 1 12 0.3 0.0 300,964
Quena 73 1 1 25 0.3 0.0 516,988
Fayoum 37 6 1 51 0.4 2.9 578,980
Beni-Suef 42 7 0.5 41 0.2 4.8 498,612
Souhag 59 3 1 31 0.2 0.7 553,064
Minia 48 4 1 42 0.2 0.8 1,096,052
Asuit 54 5 1 32 0.2 5.6 529,608
Upper Egypt 54 7 0.9 36 0.2 1.6 5,358,952
Red Sea 70 4 3 16 0.3 0 44,420
New Valley 68 5 2 20 0.4 0 41,108
Matrouh 43 5 2 48 0.6 0 43,336
N Saini 62 5 0.5 32 0.6 0 31,724
S. Saini 75 2 3 20 1.1 0 16,572
Frontier Governorates 64 6 2.1 25 0.3 0 177,160
Total MOHP-FP Clients using FP methods 7,376,884 903,636 255,016 4,228,168 27,388 879,012 13,670,104
% 54 7 2 31 0.2 6 100
  1. OC oral contraceptives, IUD intra-uterine contraceptive device
  2. Bold refers to the geographical classificataion of governorates in Egypt