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Stats on Haiti

General:

 Total population (thousands), 2002

 8218

 Population (thousands) under age 18 (2002)

 3854

 Population (thousands) under age 5 (2002)

 1220

 Young people (aged 10-24) as % of total population

 36

 Life expectancy, 2002

 49

 Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2002

 79

 Annual no of under-5 deaths (thousands), 2002

 31

 % of infants with low birthweight 1998-2002

 21

 % of children who are exclusively breastfed (<6 months) (1995-2002)

 24

 % of under-fives moderately or severely underweight (1995-2002)

 17

 % of under-fives suffering from moderate and severe stunting (1995-2002)

 23

 % of total population using improved water sources (2000)

 46

 % of total population using adequate sanitation facilities (2000)

 28

 % of routine EPI vaccines financed by government (2002)

 30

 % of one-year-olds fully immunized against tuberculosis (2002)

 71

 % of one-year-olds fully immunized against DPT3 (2002)

 43

 % of one-year-olds fully immunized against polio3 (2002)

 43

 % of one-year-olds fully immunized against measles (2002)

 53

 % of under-fives with ARI (1998-2002)

 39

 Net primary school enrolment / attendance (%) (1996-2002)

 54

 % of net primary school attendance, male, (1998-2002)

 52

 % of net primary school attendance, female, (1998-2002)

 57

 Secondary school enrolment ratio, gross, male (1997-2000)

 21

 Secondary school enrolment ratio, gross, female (1997-2000)

 20

 Adult literacy rate, male (2000)

 52

 Adult literacy rate, female (2000)

 48

 GNI per capita (US$), 2002

 440

 GDP per capita average annual growth rate (1990-2002) (%)

 -2.4

 Maternal mortality ratio, adjusted (2000)

 680

 % of children whose births were registered, total (1999-2001)

 70

For more information, please contact:

Sylvana Nzirorera, UNICEF Haiti, 509 402-2674;
Marixie Mercado, UNICEF Haiti, 509 417-2099;
Jehane Sedky-Lavandero, UNICEF New York, 1 212 326-7269

Haiti, HIV/AIDS:

 Adult (15-49 years) prevalence rate, end-2001

 6.1

 Estimated number of adults (15-49 years) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001

 240,000

 Estimated number of children (aged 0-14) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001

 12,000

 Estimated number of children and adults (0-49) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001

 250,000

 Estimated number of young males (aged 15-24) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001 (high estimate)

 50,000

 Estimated number of young males (aged 15-24) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001 (low estimate)

 24,000

 Estimated number of young females (aged 15-24) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001(high estimate)

 61,000

 Estimated number of young females (aged 15-24) living with HIV/AIDS, end-2001(low estimate)

 29,000

 % of young males (aged 15-24) living with AIDS, end-2001 (high estimate)

 5.5

 % of young males (aged 15-24) living with AIDS, end-2001 (low estimate)

 2.6

 % of young females (aged 15-24) living with AIDS, end-2001 (high estimate)

 6.7

 % of young females (aged 15-24) living with AIDS, end-2001 (low estimate)

 3.2

 Estimated number of women (aged 15-49) living with AIDS, end-2001

 120,000

 Total numbers of orphans (thousands)

 462

 Total orphans as % of children

 14.0

 Total numbers of children orphaned by AIDS

 200,000

 Total numbers of children orphaned by AIDS

 43.2

 Maternal orphans from AIDS

 115,000

 Maternal orphans non-AIDS

 113,000

 Maternal orphans total

 229,000

 Paternal orphans from AIDS

 129,000

 Paternal orphans non-AIDS

 179,000

 Paternal orphans total

 308,000

 Double orphans from AIDS

 55,000

 Double orphans non-AIDS

 20,000

 Double orphans total

 75,000

 Deaths from AIDS in adults and children, end 2001

 30,000

 % of females aged 15-24 who have heard of AIDS

 97

 % of females aged 15-24 who know that a person can protect themselves from HIV infection by having one faithful, uninfected partner

 55

 % of females aged 15-24 who know that condoms can prevent HIV

 46

 % of females aged 15-24 who know healthy-looking people can be HIV-positive

 68

 % of males aged 15-24 who know healthy-looking people can be HIV-positive

 78

 Median age at first sex, females aged 20-24

 18.2

 Median age at first sex, males aged 20-24

 16.7

 % of females aged 20-24 who were sexually active by age 15

 14

 % of males aged 20-24 who were sexually active by age 15

 34

 Orphans’ school attendance rate as % of non-orphans (1995-2001)

 82

 HIV prevalence among pregnant women aged 15-24 in major urban areas (1999-2002)

 3.7

 % of females aged 15-24 who used condoms at last high-risk sex (1996-2002)

 19

 % of males aged 15-24 who used condoms at last high-risk sex (1996-2002)

 30

For more information, please contact:

Sylvana Nzirorera, UNICEF Haiti, 509 402-2674;
Marixie Mercado, UNICEF Haiti, 509 417-2099;
Jehane Sedky-Lavandero, UNICEF New York, 1 212 326-7269


 

 

 

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