Guyana

Statistics

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

68

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

60

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

35

U5MR by sex 2012, male

40

U5MR by sex 2012, female

31

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

46

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

29

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

19

Total population (thousands) 2012

795.4

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

16.4

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

1

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

3410

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

66.1

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

85

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

82.7

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

14.3

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

43.1

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

33.2

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

80.8

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

49.3

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

10.5

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

1.6

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

18.2

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

5.3

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

6.2

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

10.5

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Health

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

94.5

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

97.9

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

93.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

83.9

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

87.7

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

82.4

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

56.8

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

98

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

97

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

97

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

99

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

97

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

97

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

90

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

65.3

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

18

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

49.8

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

6.4

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

24.4

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

25.6

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

1.3

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

7.2

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

4.3

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

12

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

3.6

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

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

0.6

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

0.5

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

0.8

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

46.6

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

54.1

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

76.1

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

92.4

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

93.7

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

72.2

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

34.3

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

83.7

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

87.6

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

85

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

88.7

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

81

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

84.5

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

94.2

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

95.6

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

83.5

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

99.5

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

71.2

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

80.6

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

70.3

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

78.5

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

795.4

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

339.7

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

88.6

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

0.4

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

0.4

Crude death rate, 1970

9.6

Crude death rate, 1990

9.5

Crude death rate, 2012

6.8

Crude birth rate, 1970

33.9

Crude birth rate, 1990

22.9

Crude birth rate, 2012

20.7

Life expectancy, 1970

59.4

Life expectancy, 1990

62

Life expectancy, 2012

66.1

Total fertility rate, 2012

2.6

Urbanized population (%), 2012

28.4

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

0.2

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

1.2

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

3410

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

3400

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

-1.3

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

2.1

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

11

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

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

4.6

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

3.6

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

1.2

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

158.5

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

6.2

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

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

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

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

108.2

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

105.8

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

104.3

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

109.6

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

95.6

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

42.5

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

92.1

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

78.5

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

91.9

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

89

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

13.3

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

86.2

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

280

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

150

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Child Protection

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

16.4

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

17.3

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

15.5

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

5.5

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

23

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

87.9

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

19.3

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

16.3

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

76.3

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

78.9

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

73.5

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

68

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

74

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

60

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

46

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

35

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

1.1

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

2.6

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

2.3

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

2.4

Reduction since 1990 (%)

41

Reduction since 2000 (%)

24

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

-1.3

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

2.1

Total fertility rate, 1970

5.1

Total fertility rate, 1990

2.5

Total fertility rate, 2012

2.6

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

3.6

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

-0.2

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

172.6

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

21.7

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

1.2

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

16.2

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

15.9

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

97

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

25.1

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

17.7

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

93.8

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

93.9

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

98.5

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

84.4

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

44.5

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

53.1

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

91.1

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

87

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

1

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

98.2

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

90.1

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

1.1

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

6.8

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

11.5

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

1.7

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

41.7

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

38.4

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

1.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

96.4

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

94.5

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

1

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

71.7

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

47

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

1.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

87.7

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

82.4

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%

84.3

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

92

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

1.1

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

81

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

96.3

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

1.2

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

15.7

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

4.1

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

3.8

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%

90.8

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

97.1

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

1.1

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

36.9

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

72.3

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

2

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

25.3

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

64.6

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

2.6

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

49.2

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

47.7

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

50.4

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

33

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

77.7

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

88.6

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

87.9

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

89.2

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

76.7

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

99

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

51.5

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

54.4

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

28.4

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

85.9

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

65

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

66.7

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

59.9

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

11.3

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

12.8

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

9.7

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

19.2

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

5.8

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