| Definitions of the
|| Main data sources
| Life expectancy at
birth - The number of years newborn children would live if
subject to the mortality risks prevailing for the cross-section of
population at the time of their birth.
|| Life expectancy - United Nations
| Adult literacy - United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), including the Education
for All 2000 Assessment.
| Adult literacy rate -
Percentage of persons aged 15 and over who can read and write.
|| School enrolment - Demographic and
Health Surveys (DHS) and UNESCO, including the Education for All 2000
| Primary or secondary
enrolment ratios - The number of children e enrolled in a
schooling level (primary or secondary), regardless of age, divided
by the population of the age group that officially corresponds to
|| Contraceptive prevalence - DHS, Multiple
Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), United Nations Population Division
| Antenatal care - DHS, MICS, World
Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF.
| Contraceptive prevalence
- Percentage of women in union aged 15-49 years currently using contraception.
|| Skilled attendant at delivery - DHS,
MICS, WHO and UNICEF.
| Antenatal care - Percentage
of women aged 15-49 years attended at least once during pregnancy
by skilled health personnel (doctors, nurses or midwives).
|| Maternal mortality - WHO and UNICEF.
| Skilled attendant at delivery
- Percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel (doctors,
nurses or midwives).
|| † The maternal mortality
data provided in this table are those reported by national authorities.
Periodically, UNICEF and WHO evaluate these data and make adjustments
to account for the well-documented problems of underreporting and
misclassification of maternal deaths and to develop estimates for
countries with no data. The regional and global totals in this table
are based on the most recent of these assessments and refer to the
| Maternal mortality ratio
- Annual number of deaths of women from pregnancy-related causes per
100,000 live births. This 'reported' column shows country reported
figures that are not adjusted for underreporting and misclassification.
Data not available.
Indicates data that refer to years or periods other than those specified in the column heading, differ from the standard definition or refer to only part of a country.
Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified in the column heading.