The State of the World's Children 1998: Focus on Nutrition

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Table 1 (cont.)

Basic Indicators

Under-5 mortality rank Under-5 mortality rate Infant mortality rate (under 1) Total popula- tion (thous.) 1996 Annual no. of births (thous.) 1996 Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thous.) 1996 GNP per capita (US$) 1995 Life expec- tancy at birth (years) 1996 Total adult literacy rate 1995 Primary school enrol- ment ratio (gross) 1990-95 % share of household income 1990-96
1960 1996 1960 1996 lowest 40% highest 20%
Lesotho 32 203 139 137 96 2078 74 10 770 58 71 99 9x 60
Liberia 5 288 235 190 157 2245 121 28 490x 48 38 35x - -
Libya 70 269 61 160 50 5593 227 14 5540x 65 76 110 - -
Liechtenstein 164 - 7 - 6 31 0 0 c - 100x - - -
Lithuania 139 70 18 52 14 3728 41 1 1900 70 99 96 20 42
Luxembourg 164 41 7 33 7 412 5 0 41210 76 - 91 - -
Madagascar 21 364 164 219 100 15353 643 105 230 58 46 73 16 50
Malawi 8 365 217 206 137 9845 487 106 170 41 56 120 - -
Malaysia 149 105 13 73 11 20581 539 7 3890 72 84 93 13x 54
Maldives 61 258 76 158 54 263 11 1 990 64 93 134 - -
Mali 7 500 220 285 134 11134 539 119 250 47 31 32 - -
Malta 154 42 11 37 10 369 5 0 7910x 77 91 108 - -
Marshall Islands 54 - 92 - 63 57 2 0 1680x - 91x 95 - -
Mauritania 15 330 183 175 124 2333 90 16 460 53 38 74 14x 47
Mauritius 123 84 23 62 20 1129 22 1 3380 71 83 106 - -
Mexico 102 148 32 103 27 92718 2351 75 3320 72 90 111 12 55
Micronesia, Fed. States of 116 - 27 - 21 126 4 0 2010 - 81x 100 - -
Moldova, Rep. of 102 88 32 64 26 4444 61 2 920 68 99 94 19 42
Monaco 175 - 6 - 5 32 0 0 c - - - - -
Mongolia 67 185 71 128 55 2515 70 5 310 65 83 84 - -
Morocco 64 220 74 135 64 27021 714 53 1110 66 44 80 17 46
Mozambique 9 280 214 163 133 17796 763 163 80 47 40 65 - -
Myanmar 25 237 150 158 105 45922 1276 191 220x 59 83 100 - -
Namibia 60 206 77 129 60 1575 57 4 2000 56 76x 137 - -
Nauru 104 - 31 - 25 11 0 0 - - - - - -
Nepal 42 315 116 212 82 22021 822 95 200 56 28 109 19 45
Netherlands 175 22 6 18 5 15575 190 1 24000 78 - 97 21x 37
New Zealand 164 26 7 22 7 3602 56 0 14340 77 - 102 16x 45
Nicaragua 73 209 57 140 44 4238 145 8 380 68 66 104 12 55
Niger 1 320 320 191 191 9465 484 155 220 48 14 30 19 44
Nigeria 14 204 191 122 114 115020 4975 950 260 52 57 89 13 49
Niue - - - - - 2 0 - - - 99x - - -
Norway 175 23 6 19 5 4348 59 0 31250 77 - 99 19x 37
Oman 139 280 18 164 15 2302 102 2 4820 70 59x 83 - -
Pakistan 33 226 136 139 95 139973 5207 708 460 63 38 69 21 40
Palau 97 - 35 - 25 17 1 0 790x - 98x 103 - -
Panama 133 104 20 67 18 2677 62 1 2750 74 91 106 8x 60
Papua New Guinea 44 204 112 137 79 4400 144 16 1160 57 72 82 - -
Paraguay 100 90 34 66 28 4957 158 5 1690 69 92 109 - -
Peru 72 234 58 142 45 23944 615 36 2310 68 89 123 14 50
Philippines 93 107 38 77 32 69282 2029 77 1050 68 95 111 17x 48
Poland 147 70 14 62 12 38601 463 6 2790 71 - 99 23 37
Portugal 164 112 7 81 7 9808 110 1 9740 75 90 117 - -
Qatar 132 239 21 145 17 558 10 0 11600 71 79 87 - -
Romania 117 82 25 69 21 22655 247 6 1480 70 98 94 24 35
Russian Federation 117 65 25 48 20 148126 1427 36 2240 65 99 109 12 54
Rwanda 19 210 170 124 105 5397 263 45 180 36 61 77 23x 39
Saint Kitts and Nevis 93 - 38 - 31 41 1 0 5170 69 90x - - -
Saint Lucia 127 - 22 - 18 144 4 0 3370 71 - 95x - -
Saint Vincent/Grenadines 123 - 23 - 19 113 2 0 2280 72 82x 95x - -
Samoa 77 210 53 134 42 166 4 0 1120 69 98x 100 - -
San Marino 149 - 13 - 12 25 0 0 - - - - - -
Sao Tome and Principe 57 - 80 - 62 135 6 0 350 69 57x - - -
Saudi Arabia 108 292 30 170 25 18836 657 20 7040 71 63 77 - -
Senegal 36 300 127 173 74 8532 356 45 600 51 33 60 11 59
Seychelles 136 - 19 - 15 74 3 0 6620 72 84x 102x - -
Sierra Leone 3 385 284 219 164 4297 207 59 180 37 31 51 - -
Singapore 189 40 4 31 4 3384 56 0 26730 77 91 107 15x 49
Slovakia 154 40 11 33 10 5347 64 1 2950 71 - 101 28 31
Slovenia 175 45 6 37 6 1924 18 0 8200 73 99x 100 23 38
Solomon Islands 113 185 29 120 24 391 14 0 910 71 62x 97 - -
Somalia 10 294 211 175 125 9822 504 106 110x 48 24x 11x - -
South Africa 69 126 66 89 50 42393 1280 84 3160 65 82 117 9 63
Spain 186 57 5 46 5 39674 387 2 13580 78 97 104 22x 37
Sri Lanka 136 130 19 90 17 18100 322 6 700 73 90 105 22 39
Sudan 42 210 116 125 73 27291 929 108 310x 54 46 55 - -
Suriname 104 96 31 70 25 432 9 0 880 71 93 127x - -
Swaziland 53 233 97 157 68 881 33 3 1170 59 77 122 - -
Sweden 189 20 4 16 4 8819 108 0 23750 78 - 100 21x 37
Switzerland 186 27 5 22 5 7224 80 0 40630 78 - 101 17x 45
Syria 100 201 34 136 28 14574 450 15 1120 68 71 103 - -
Tajikistan 61 140 76 95 56 5935 184 14 340 67 100 89 - -
Tanzania 29 240 144 142 93 30799 1281 184 120 51 68 70 18 45
TFYR Macedonia 108 177 30 120 26 2174 32 1 860 72 - 87 - -
Thailand 93 148 38 103 31 58703 996 38 2740 69 94 87 14 53
Togo 38 267 125 158 78 4201 179 22 310 50 52 102 - -
Tonga 123 - 23 - 19 98 2 0 1630 69 99x 98x - -
Trinidad and Tobago 143 73 17 61 15 1297 21 0 3770 73 98 94 - -
Tunisia 97 254 35 170 28 9156 223 8 1820 69 67 118 16 46
Turkey 82 219 47 163 41 61797 1371 64 2780 68 82 97 - -
Turkmenistan 58 150 78 100 57 4155 122 10 920 65 98x - 18 43
Tuvalu 74 - 56 - 40 10 0 0 650x - 99x 101 - -
Uganda 30 224 141 133 88 20256 1040 147 240 41 62 67 17 48
Ukraine 121 53 24 41 18 51608 511 12 1630 69 99 87 24 35
United Arab Emirates 139 240 18 160 15 2260 42 1 17400 75 79 110 - -
United Kingdom 164 27 7 23 6 58144 706 5 18700 77 - 114 15x 44
United States 163 30 8 26 8 269444 3827 32 26980 76 99x 107 16x 42
Uruguay 127 56 22 48 20 3204 54 1 5170 73 97 109 - -
Uzbekistan 71 122 60 84 46 23209 674 40 970 68 100 77 - -
Vanuatu 77 225 53 141 41 174 5 0 1200 67 64x 106 - -
Venezuela 115 70 28 53 24 22311 570 16 3020 72 91 94 11 58
Viet Nam 85 219 44 147 33 75181 1975 87 240 67 94 114 19 44
Yemen 50 340 105 230 78 15678 756 79 260 57 33x 83 - -
Yugoslavia, Fed. Rep. 127 120 22 87 19 10294 131 3 b 72 98 70 - -
Zambia 13 213 202 126 112 8275 356 72 400 43 78 82 12 50
Zimbabwe 65 181 73 109 49 11439 436 32 540 49 85 115 10 62

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