The children

The situation of Women and Children in Somalia

Basic Indicators

 

Basic Indicators

 Total population   9, 331 million
 Population under 18  4.77 million (2010) 
 Population under 5  1.67 million (2010)
 Life expectancy at birth  51 (2010)
 Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births)  1200 (2008)
 Under 5 mortality rate (per 1,000 births)  180 (2010)
 Under 5s moderately or severely underweight  32 (2010)
 Access of pop. to clean water

30 % (2008)
urban 67 %
rural 9 %

 Access to adequate sanitation 23 % (2008)
urban 52%
rural 6 %
 One-year-olds immunized against DPT3 (%, age 12-15 months)  45 (2010)
 One-year-olds immunized against measles (%, age 12-15 months)  46 (2010)
 Birth registration 2000-2010  3% *
 Adult HIV prevalence  0.7 (2009)
 People living with HIV  34 (2009)

*Percentage of children less than five years of age that were registered at the moment of the survey.

Source: State of the World's Children

 

 
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