Table 6.13 : CONTRACEPTIVE USER RATE BY SEX AND LOCALITY,2002 - 2008
In Percent            
Locality 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Republic
Both Sexes 20.8 22.1 22.4 22.0 23.7 22.5 22.3
Male 22.3 21.1 19.9 20.0 22.4 16.4 13.6
Female 77.7 78.9 80.1 80.0 77.6 83.7 86.4
Male'
Both Sexes 17.8 20.0 21.7 22.4 27.5 25.0 25.5
Male 13.5 13.7 12.2 10.5 20.1 7.7 5.7
Female 86.5 86.3 87.8 89.5 79.9 92.3 94.3
Atolls
Both Sexes 21.9 23.2 22.7 21.9 22.4 21.6 21.1
Male 25.0 23.4 22.8 23.5 23.4 20.1 17.0
Female 75.0 76.6 77.2 76.5 76.6 80.0 83.0
Table 6.14 : CONTRACEPTIVE USER RATE BY LOCALITY,2002- 2008
In Percent  
Locality 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Republic 20.8 22.1 22.4 22.0 23.7 22.5 22.3
Male' 17.8 20.0 21.7 22.4 27.5 25.0 25.5
 HA 15.7 17.0 16.6 16.7 14.8 16.1 14.7
 HDh 23.6 24.7 22.1 22.7 23.4 22.5 19.8
 Sh 19.4 21.2 21.5 20.1 20.0 19.6 18.5
 N 21.8 24.0 23.2 23.8 20.9 20.1 17.7
 R 23.6 26.0 27.1 18.5 20.6 21.0 22.2
B 23.9 27.9 29.2 32.4 32.0 29.3 22.7
Lh 22.2 22.2 22.2 22.2 26.0 24.2 26.2
K 32.7 33.3 30.0 28.3 23.3 19.1 20.7
 AA 28.4 29.8 26.6 24.0 21.6 17.7 12.5
Adh 27.1 27.3 24.8 24.2 27.7 33.3 20.9
V 28.5 29.5 32.2 25.6 26.0 17.2 17.7
M 41.7 43.3 42.6 37.9 38.6 33.0 38.5
F 15.8 17.1 17.4 17.5 17.5 12.5 15.0
Dh 22.1 21.5 22.1 23.6 19.3 20.9 14.8
Th 19.0 19.7 18.6 14.4 13.8 12.6 14.8
 L 30.4 30.3 35.5 35.2 46.0 54.8 67.8
GA 14.8 15.6 14.3 13.5 16.7 16.5 11.9
GDh 14.0 16.6 14.2 21.3 21.5 13.5 13.5
Gn 24.1 24.3 26.0 25.3 23.9 20.6 20.4
S 16.7 16.9 15.9 15.1 15.1 16.1 16.4
Source: Department of Public Health