At a glance: Yemen

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

43

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

125

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

60

U5MR by sex 2012, male

64

U5MR by sex 2012, female

56

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

88

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

46

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

27

Total population (thousands) 2012

23852.4

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

752.5

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

43

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

1110

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

62.9

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

65.3

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

76.4

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

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

30

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

12

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

76.3

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

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

43.1

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

18.5

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

57.7

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

15.2

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

5

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

11

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

29.5

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Health

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

54.8

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

72

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

46.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

53

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

92.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

34.1

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

15.4

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

64

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

89

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

82

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

89

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

71

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

82

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

82

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

66

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

43.7

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

37.9

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

32.7

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

0.1

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

19

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

8.9

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

47

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

7.7

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

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

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

1.5

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

96.4

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

76

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

54.4

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

17.4

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

1.4

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

1.2

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

99.6

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

81.2

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

82.8

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

69.7

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

75

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

64.2

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

75.7

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

73.1

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

47.9

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

31

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

48.8

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

27.2

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

23852.4

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

11485

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

3396.8

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

3.2

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

2

Crude death rate, 1970

24.5

Crude death rate, 1990

11.6

Crude death rate, 2012

7.3

Crude birth rate, 1970

52.1

Crude birth rate, 1990

51.6

Crude birth rate, 2012

31.5

Life expectancy, 1970

41.2

Life expectancy, 1990

57.9

Life expectancy, 2012

62.9

Total fertility rate, 2012

4.2

Urbanized population (%), 2012

32.9

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

5.3

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

3.6

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

1110

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

2310

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

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

1.2

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

15.1

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

17.5

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

1.7

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

5.2

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

4.4

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

501.5

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

1.7

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

2.2

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

18

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

104.4

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

59.1

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

81.6

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

63.4

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

82.6

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

27.7

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

47

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

13.9

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

35.7

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

23.5

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

8.6

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

370

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

200

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

90

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Child Protection

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

22.7

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

21.1

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

24.4

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

12

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

32.3

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

17

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

17

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

15

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

41

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

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

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

94.6

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

94.5

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

94.7

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

43

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

321

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

125

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

97

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

60

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

4.7

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

2.5

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

4

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

3.3

Reduction since 1990 (%)

52

Reduction since 2000 (%)

38

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

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

1.2

Total fertility rate, 1970

7.5

Total fertility rate, 1990

8.7

Total fertility rate, 2012

4.2

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

-0.7

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

3.3

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

6009.5

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

25.2

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

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

13

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

80

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*

55.6

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

35.6

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

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

2

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

42

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

11

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

4

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

61.7

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

26.3

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

2.3

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

29.5

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

33.7

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

0.9

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

83.3

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

64.3

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

1.3

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

4

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

0.6

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

6.7

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

92.5

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

34.1

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

2.7

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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

3

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

51

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

15.5

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

17.1

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

73.6

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

4.3

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%

30.5

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

36.5

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

1.2

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

44.2

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

86.5

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

2

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

0

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

4.2

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

2.6

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

2.5

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

2.6

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

0

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

8.4

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

33.1

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

34.1

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

32

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

15.9

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

55.7

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

37.2

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

10.3

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

3.5

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

31.3

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

48.8

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

44.9

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

48.9

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

34.1

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

35.6

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

32.5

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

46.4

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

22

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