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

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Table 4

Education

Under-5 mortality rank

Adult literacy rate

Number of sets per 1000 population 1994 Primary school enrollment ratio

% of primary school children reaching grade 5 1990-95

Secondary school enrolment ratio 1990-95 (gross)
1980 1995 radio television 1960 (gross) 1990-95 (gross) 1993-97 (net) male female
male female male female male female male female male female
Afghanistan 4 33 6 47 15 118 10 14 2 63 32 36y 11y 43x 32 11
Albania 88 - - - - 190 91 102 86 98 99 95 97 82 36 37
Algeria 92 55 24 74 49 236 79 55 37 111 98 99 91 95 66 58
Andorra 175 - - - - 211 367 - - - - - - - - -
Angola 2 16x 7x 56x 29x 30 7 30 14 95 87 - - 34 - -
Antigua and Barbuda 127 - - - - 427 370 - - - - - - - - -
Argentina 117 94 94 96 96 673 219 99 99 108 107 - - - 70 75
Armenia 108 - - 100 99 - 225 - - 87 93 - - - 80 90
Australia 175 - - - - 1291 489 103 103 107 106 98 98 99 83 86
Austria 175 - - - - 619 480 106 104 103 103 100 100 96 109 104
Azerbaijan 85 - - 100 99 - - - - 120 115 - - - 87 85
Bahamas 123 98 96 99 98 735 226 125 112 100 103 92x 96x 78 95 95
Bahrain 127 80 60 89 79 556 430 103 50 110 113 99 100 94 97 100
Bangladesh 44 41 17 49 26 47 6 80 31 84 73 82y 82y 47x 25 13
Barbados 152 97 94 98 97 877 279 116 101 90 91 78x 78x - 90x 80
Belarus 139 - - 100 99 285 226 - - 98 95 97 94 98 92 97
Belgium 164 99x 99x - - 774 453 111 108 99 100 98 98 - 103 104
Belize 85 - - 70 70 581 167 - - 113 109 100 98 70 46 52
Benin 31 28 10 49 26 91 6 40 15 88 44 74 43 61 17 7
Bhutan 36 41 15 56 28 17 - 5 0 31 19x - - 82 7x 2
Bolivia 51 81 59 91 76 670 113 70 43 99 90 90 89 60 40 34
Bosnia and Herzegovina 143 - - - - 227 - - - - - - - - - -
Botswana 80 70 43 81 60 125 17 37 43 114 115 94 99 89 54 58
Brazil 79 76 73 83 83 393 209 58 56 - - 93y 94y 70 - -
Brunei Darussalam 154 86 68 93 83 271 241 117 101 113 106 91 91 95 67 73
Bulgaria 136 - - 99 98 454 363 94 92 88 84 98 96 95 68 72
Burkina Faso 23 19 4 30 9 28 6 12 5 48 31 37 24 79 12 6
Burundi 17 37 12 49 23 64 2 31 10 76 62 56 48 74 8 5
Cambodia 19 74x 23x 80x 53x 108 8 85 48 130 106 - - 50 31 18
Cameroon 51 59 30 75 52 148 24 81 40 93 84 69 60 66 32 22
Canada 164 - - - - 1051 685 108 105 104 102 96 94 97 106 106
Cape Verde 65 64 38 81 64 176 3 40 28 132 130 100 100 - 28 26
Central African Rep. 21 41 19 69 52 73 5 52 11 88x 55x 70y 55y 24 17x 6
Chad 27 47 19 62 35 246 1 30 4 75 36 - - 28 13 3
Chile 149 92 91 95 95 345 211 87 86 100 98 87 85 92 66 70
China 82 79 53 90 73 184 189 131 78 120 116 99 98 92 60 51
Colombia 104 87 87 91 91 178 118 71 72 118 120 90y 91y 58 57 68
Comoros 39 56 40 64 50 129 0 22 4 81 69 58 48 45 21 17
Congo 48 65 40 83 67 115 7 - - - - - - 54 - -
Congo, Dem. Rep. 12 75 45 87 68 98 2 93 34 78 58 71 50 64 33 15
Cook Islands 108 - - - 99x 700 179 - - - - - - - - -
Costa Rica 146 92 91 95 95 260 142 99 96 107 105 86x 87x 89 47 51
Côte d'Ivoire 25 34 14 50 30 143 60 64 23 78 59 59y 46y 73 33 17
Croatia 154 - - 98 97 261 253 - - 87 86 83 82 98 75 81
Cuba 159 91 87 96 95 347 171 109 108 104 103 99 99 94 70 79
Cyprus 159 - - 98x 91x 300 320 - - 100 100 96 96 100 96 98
Czech Rep. 164 - - - - 631 478 - - 100 100 98 98 99 90 94
Denmark 175 - - - - 1036 539 103 103 99 99 98 99 99 113 117
Djibouti 24 45 18 60 33 81 44 32 12 43 33 37 28 82 15 10
Dominica 133 - - - - 600 75 - - - - - - 84 - -
Dominican Rep. 74 75 74 82 82 173 90 75 74 103 104 79 83 58 34 47
Ecuador 88 86 79 92 88 327 88 82 75 124 122 91 92 77 54 56
Egypt 58 54 26 64 39 307 109 79 52 105 91 83y 72y 98 82 71
El Salvador 88 66 60 74 70 443 443 59 56 79 80 78 80 58 27 30
Equatorial Guinea 18 77 45 90 68 424 10 92 54 - - - - - - -
Eritrea 41 - - - - 87 0 - - 54 43 33 30 79 19 13
Estonia 145 - - 98 98 467 367 - - 103 100 93 94 97 92 90
Ethiopia 16 32 14 46 25 197 4 9 3 33 21 28 19 51 11 10
Fiji 121 87 79 94 89 607 17 110 96 128 127 99x 100x 87 64 65
Finland 189 - - - - 1003 511 100 95 100 100 99 99 100 110 130
France 175 99x 98x - - 891 591 144 143 107 105 99 99 96 104 107
Gabon 28 54 28 74 53 147 38 - - - - 87y 86y 50x - -
Gambia 49 37 13 53 25 163 3 21 10 79 56 51y 43y 87 25 13
Georgia 113 - - 100 99 550 459 - - 82 81 81 82 98 82 76
Germany 175 - - - - 935 560 - - 97 98 100 100 99 101 100
Ghana 47 59 31 76 54 229 89 58 31 83 70 70y 69y 80 45 29
Greece 161 93x 76x 98 95 418 206 104 101 95 95 98x 98x 100 99 96
Grenada 104 - - - - 595 337 - - - - - - - - -
Guatemala 74 56 41 63 49 68 53 48 39 89 78 61y 55y - 25 23
Guinea 11 34 11 50 22 43 8 30 11 61 30 39y 26y 54 18 6
Guinea-Bissau 6 53 26 68 43 40 - 35 15 77x 42x 60x 33x 20x 9x 4
Guyana 56 96 93 99 98 491 39 110 99 113x 111x 90 89 93 56x 59
Haiti 34 36 29 48 42 50 5 39 31 58 54 68y 69y 47 22 21
Holy See - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Honduras 97 64 61 73 73 408 78 68 67 111 112 89 91 - 29 37
Hungary 152 98x 98x 99 99 625 429 103 100 97 97 92 94 98 79 83
Iceland 186 - - - - 793 350 - - 100 96 - - - 105 105
India 46 55 25 66 38 81 40 83 44 113 91 75y 61y 62 59 38
Indonesia 67 78 58 90 78 148 62 78 58 117 113 99 95 90 49 41
Iran 96 61 37 78 59 237 62 57 27 104 97 99y 93y 90 76 62
Iraq 39 55 25 71 45 218 75 94 36 98 83 83x 74x 72x 53 34
Ireland 164 - - - - 636 302 107 112 104 104 100 100 100 110 115
Israel 161 93x 83x 97x 93x 478 275 99 97 95 95 - - 100 83 89
Italy 164 95x 92x 99 98 802 437 112 109 98 99 - - 97 81 82
Jamaica 154 73 81 81 89 436 142 78 79 109 108 100 100 96 62 70
Japan 175 100x 99x - - 912 681 103 102 102 102 100 100 100 98 99
Jordan 117 82 54 93 79 243 76 - - 94 95 89x 89 98 52 54
Kazakstan 84 - - 100 99 376 250 - - 86 86 - - - 89 92
Kenya 55 72 44 86 70 88 11 62 29 92 91 85y 83y 68 28 23
Kiribati 61 - - - 92x 209 - - - - - - - 90 - -
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 108 - - - - 126 43 - - 108x 101x - - - - -
Korea, Rep. of 164 97 90 99 97 1017 323 108 94 95 96 98 99 100 100 99
Kuwait 147 73 59 82 75 445 380 132 99 69 69 65 65 100 65 64
Kyrgyzstan 80 - - 99 95 - - - - 110 111 86y 87y 92 84 89
Lao People's Dem. Rep. 35 56 28 69 44 127 8 43 20 123 92 70y 67y 53 31 19
Latvia 133 - - 100 100 662 465 - - 85 81 86 82 96 84 89
Lebanon 88 91 82 95 90 889 360 111 105 114 110 - - - 75 83

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