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Basic Indicators

  • Infant mortality rate (IMR): 12 per 1,000 live births (2007)
  • Under five mortality rate (U5MR): 15 per 1,000 live births (2007)
  • Maternal mortality rate (MMR): 15 per 100,000 live births (2006)
  • Level of immunization: 97% of 1-year-olds against measles and DPT3 (2007)
  • Improved drinking water sources: total (88%), rural (16%), urban (91%)*
  • Improved sanitation facilities: 72% (2006)
  • Exclusive breastfeeding during first 6 months of life: 16% (2006)
  • Children deprived of parental care: 76,000 (2006)
  • Children living in institutions: 24,000 (2008)
  • Pre-school enrolment rate: 78% (2007-2008)
  • Primary school enrolment rate: 93% (2006)
  • Parents resorting to disciplinary methods involving physical abuse: 73% (2006 KAP survey)
  • Adult HIV prevalence rate: 0.1% (2007)

* 88% is 2006 figure from new basic indicators I received through Eddie from Nyein Nyein Lwin, while 91% urban and 16% rural are 2004 figures.

 

 
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