At a glance: Liberia

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

32

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

248

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

75

U5MR by sex 2012, male

80

U5MR by sex 2012, female

69

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

165

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

56

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

27

Total population (thousands) 2012

4190.4

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

150

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

11

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

370

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

60.2

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

42.9

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

41.1

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

14

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

67.4

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

29

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

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

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

14.9

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

2.3

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

41.8

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

2.7

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

4.6

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

13

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

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Health

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

74.4

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

89.4

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

60.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

18.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

30.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

7.2

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

8.4

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

85

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

86

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

77

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

77

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

80

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

77

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

77

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

91

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

62.2

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

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

53.1

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

57.1

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

37.1

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

49.7

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

0.9

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

22

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

19

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

26

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

11

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

3.7

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

<0.1

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

<0.1

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

0.1

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

27.2

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

20.5

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

27.8

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

16.2

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

23

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

190

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

85

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Education

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

63.5

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

37.2

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

56.4

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

3.8

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

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

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

107.6

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

98.2

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

42.3

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

39.9

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

31.5

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

28.4

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

67.8

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

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

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

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

14.4

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

14.1

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

4190.4

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

2073.4

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

677.9

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

3.1

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

2.3

Crude death rate, 1970

24.4

Crude death rate, 1990

18.2

Crude death rate, 2012

9

Crude birth rate, 1970

49.1

Crude birth rate, 1990

45.3

Crude birth rate, 2012

36

Life expectancy, 1970

39.3

Life expectancy, 1990

47.2

Life expectancy, 2012

60.2

Total fertility rate, 2012

4.9

Urbanized population (%), 2012

48.5

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

3.9

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

3.2

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

370

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

600

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

-4.1

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

5.5

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

29.2

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

83.8

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

3.9

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

2.7

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

0.5

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

765.5

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

53.6

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

0.2

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

17

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

45

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

103.2

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

44.5

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

91.3

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

81.4

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

84.5

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

11.4

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

79.3

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

66

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

46.3

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

36.9

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

3.5

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

990

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

770

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

24

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Child Protection

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

20.8

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

21.1

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

20.5

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

10.8

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

37.9

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

3.6

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

65.7

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

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

45.2

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

30.2

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

59.3

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

94

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

94

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

94

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

32

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

277

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

248

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

176

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

75

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

0.6

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

3.4

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

7.1

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

5.4

Reduction since 1990 (%)

70

Reduction since 2000 (%)

58

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

-4.1

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

5.5

Total fertility rate, 1970

6.7

Total fertility rate, 1990

6.5

Total fertility rate, 2012

4.9

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

0.1

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

1.3

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

948.5

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

22.6

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

2.6

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

19.1

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

37.8

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

177.3

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

36.5

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

47.8

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

72.6

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

63

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

49.6

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

39.5

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

20.9

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

18.1

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

5.3

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

2.8

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

1.9

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

78.7

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

32.2

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

2.4

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

17

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

20

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

1.2

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

57

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

51.5

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

1.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

45.7

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

20.6

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

2.2

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

26.4

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

14.9

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

1.8

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

30.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

7.2

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

4.2

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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

1.2

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

7.3

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

6.1

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

25.8

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

81.3

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

3.2

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

21

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

13

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

1.6

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

40.8

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

64

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

1.6

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

15.4

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

56.2

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

3.7

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

13.8

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

29.4

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

2.1

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

16.8

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

37.1

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

2.2

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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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