Ecuador

Statistics

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Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

83

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

56

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

23

U5MR by sex 2012, male

26

U5MR by sex 2012, female

20

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

44

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

20

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

10

Total population (thousands) 2012

15492.3

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

327.6

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

8

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

5190

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

76.2

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

91.6

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

98.6

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

8

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

40

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

76.4

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

22.7

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

6.2

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

1.4

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

29

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

2.3

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

5.1

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

91.8

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

96.5

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

82.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

92.9

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

96.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

86.1

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

100

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

94

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

98

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

85

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

0.6

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

52

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

36

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

99

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

12

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

0.3

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

0.4

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

0.2

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

98.6

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

98.8

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

110.7

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

35.1

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

149.2

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

151.8

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

120.7

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

120.5

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

95.9

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

96.3

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

92.1

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

73.5

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

75.1

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

78.2

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

80

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

15492.3

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

5567.7

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

1594.2

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.9

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

1.3

Crude death rate, 1970

12.2

Crude death rate, 1990

6.3

Crude death rate, 2012

4.9

Crude birth rate, 1970

40.9

Crude birth rate, 1990

30

Crude birth rate, 2012

21.1

Life expectancy, 1970

57.8

Life expectancy, 1990

68.8

Life expectancy, 2012

76.2

Total fertility rate, 2012

2.6

Urbanized population (%), 2012

68

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

2.9

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

1.9

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

5190

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

9590

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

1.7

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.2

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

4.3

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

4.6

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

3.2

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

4.9

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

3.6

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

162.6

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

0.2

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

8.6

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

12

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

54

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

107.9

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

97

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

99.8

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

101.5

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

101.7

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

72.7

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

84.2

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

57.5

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

98.2

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

84.6

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

25.8

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

69.1

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

110

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

350

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

7.5

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

7.1

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

7.9

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

3.8

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

22.2

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

90

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

83

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

138

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

56

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

34

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

23

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

4.5

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

4.9

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

3.2

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

4

Reduction since 1990 (%)

58

Reduction since 2000 (%)

32

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

1.7

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.2

Total fertility rate, 1970

6.1

Total fertility rate, 1990

3.8

Total fertility rate, 2012

2.6

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

2.4

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

1.7

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

2966.2

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

19.1

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

16.2

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

99.6

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

97.2

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

77.6

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

89

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

92

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

98

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

98.6

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

96.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

86.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

1.1

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

99.1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

98.2

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

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