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

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Table 4 (cont.)

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
Lesotho 32 71 45 81 62 33 10 73 109 93 104 60 71 79 23 34
Liberia 5 38 11 54 22 228 19 40 14 - - 59y 53y - - -
Libya 70 73 31 88 63 226 100 70 18 110 110 98x 96x - 95 95
Liechtenstein 164 - - 100x 100x 661 337 - - - - - - - - -
Lithuania 139 - - 100 99 387 386 - - 97 95 - - 98 80 84
Luxembourg 164 - - - - 636 374 - - 88 94 - - - 78 78
Madagascar 21 56x 43x 60 32 192 20 74 57 75 72 62y 61y 28 14 14
Malawi 8 64 28 72 42 226 - 50 26 126 114 100 100 94 6 4
Malaysia 149 80 60 89 78 432 157 108 79 93 94 91 92 94 58 64
Maldives 61 91 89 93 93 118 25 2 3 136 133 - - 93 49 49
Mali 7 20 9 39 23 44 1 15 6 39 25 30 19 86 11 6
Malta 154 - - 91 92 530 747 - - 110 107 100 99 97 93 83
Marshall Islands 54 - - - 90x - - - - - - - - - - -
Mauritania 15 41 19 50 26 147 25 12 3 81 66 64 55 63 19 11
Mauritius 123 82 67 87 79 367 222 97 90 107 106 96 96 99 58 60
Mexico 102 86 80 92 87 256 163 82 77 114 110 - - 85 57 58
Micronesia, Fed. States of 116 - - - 79x - - - - - - - - - - -
Moldova, Rep. of 102 - - 98 99 679 271 - - 95 94 - - 93 71 74
Monaco 175 - - - - 1016 741 - - - - - - 100 - -
Mongolia 67 82 63 89 77 136 42 74 75 82 87 78 81 - 50 70
Morocco 64 42 16 57 31 219 79 60 24 92 68 81 62 78 43 32
Mozambique 9 44 12 58 23 37 4 57 34 75 54 45 35 47 10 6
Myanmar 25 86 68 89 78 82 5 60 53 112 108 85y 85yy - 23 23
Namibia 60 - - 78x 74x 139 23 43 48 136 138 - - 76 57 69
Nauru 104 - - - - 577 - - - - - - - - - -
Nepal 42 31 7 41 14 35 5 20 3 129 88 80y 60y 52 46 23
Netherlands 175 - - - - 909 494 105 104 96 98 99 99 - 129 118
New Zealand 164 - - - - 991 510 110 106 103 101 100 100 94 111 114
Nicaragua 73 61 61 65 67 262 67 57 58 102 105 82 85 47 40 47
Niger 1 14 3 21 7 61 5 8 3 35 21 34y 19y 77 9 5
Nigeria 14 47 23 67 47 196 38 54 31 100 79 60y 58y 80 33 28
Niue - - - - 99 563 - - - - - - - - - -
Norway 175 - - - - 799 428 100 100 99 99 99 99 100 118 114
Oman 139 - - 71x 46x 583 662 - - 85 80 72 70 96 67 61
Pakistan 33 38 15 50 24 88 19 39 11 94 42 71y 62y 48 33 17
Palau 97 - - - 97x - - - - - - - - - - -
Panama 133 86 85 91 90 227 170 90 86 108 104 91x 92x 82 60 65
Papua New Guinea 44 70 45 81 63 76 3 24 15 88 75 - - 59 17 11
Paraguay 100 90 84 94 91 172 83 106 94 111 108 89 89 71 38 40
Peru 72 89 71 95 83 255 99 98 74 - - 91 90 - - -
Philippines 93 91 89 95 94 144 48 98 93 110 111 89y 91y 70 - -
Poland 147 99x 97x 99x 98x 441 308 110 107 100 98 97 96 100 95 96
Portugal 164 78x 65x 92 87 233 321 132 129 122 118 100 100 - 63 74
Qatar 132 72 65 79 80 428 398 111 63 89 84 81 80 95 82 82
Romania 117 98x 93x 99 97 204 201 101 95 94 93 92 92 99 77 78
Russian Federation 117 - - 100 99 339 377 - - 109 108 100 100 - 84 91
Rwanda 19 55 30 70 52 67 - 65 29 78 76 76x 76x 60 11 9
Saint Kitts and Nevis 93 - - - - 666 213 - - - - - - - - -
Saint Lucia 127 - - - - 764 189 - - - - - - 96 - -
Saint Vincent/Grenadines 123 - - - - 667 147 - - - - - - - - -
Samoa 77 - - - 98x 462 39 - - - - 100 99 - - -
San Marino 149 - - - - 592 352 - - - - - - 100 - -
Sao Tome and Principe 57 - - 73x 42x 270 162 - - - - - - - - -
Saudi Arabia 108 60 32 72 50 294 255 32 3 79 75 63 61 94 57 47
Senegal 36 31 12 43 23 117 37 36 18 68 51 60 48 81 21 11
Seychelles 136 - - 83x 86x 490 88 - - - - - - 97 - -
Sierra Leone 3 30 9 45 18 233 11 30 15 60 42 - - - 22 12
Singapore 189 92 74 96 86 645 390 122 101 109x 107x - - 100x 69 71
Slovakia 154 - - - - 568 474 - - 101 101 - - 97 88 93
Slovenia 175 - - 100x 99x 378 320 - - 100 100 100 99 98 89 91
Solomon Islands 113 - - - 56x 122 6 - - 104 90 - - 81 21 14
Somalia 10 8x 1x 36x 14x 41 13 4 1 - - - - - - -
South Africa 69 77 75 82 82 314 101 - - 119 115 95 96 65 76 88
Spain 186 94x 86x 98 96 312 402 106 116 104 105 100 100 98 107 120
Sri Lanka 136 91 80 93 87 201 50 125 112 106 104 - - 98 71 79
Sudan 42 43 17 58 35 258 80 29 11 61 48 59y 52y 94 24 19
Suriname 104 92 84 95 91 680 141 113 106 129x 125x - - - 50x 58
Swaziland 53 64 57 78 76 163 20 58 58 125 119 95 96 78 53 51
Sweden 189 - - - - 879 475 95 96 100 100 100 100 98 99 100
Switzerland 186 - - - - 841 416 118 118 100 102 100 100 100 93 89
Syria 100 72 34 86 56 257 62 89 39 108 97 95 87 91 50 41
Tajikistan 61 - - 100 100 - - - - 91 88 - - - 83 75
Tanzania 29 66 34 79 57 26 2 33 16 71 69 47 48 83 6 5
TFYR Macedonia 108 - - - - 182 166 - - 88 87 86 84 99 55 56
Thailand 93 92 84 96 92 190 117 92 84 98 97 - - 88 38 37
Togo 38 49 18 67 37 212 8 64 25 122 81 98 72 71 34 12
Tonga 123 - - - 99 561 16 - - - - - - 92 - -
Trinidad and Tobago 143 97 93 99 97 491 317 111 108 94 94 83 94 95 74 78
Tunisia 97 61 32 79 55 199 81 88 43 123 113 98 95 92 58 53
Turkey 82 81 50 92 72 162 181 90 58 101 94 98 94 95 76 50
Turkmenistan 58 - - 99x 97 - 180 - - - - 81y 80y - - -
Tuvalu 74 - - - - 310 - - - - - - - 96 - -
Uganda 30 62 32 74 50 107 11 39 18 74 59 65y 63y 55 14 8
Ukraine 121 - - 98 99 812 340 - - 87 87 - - 54 88 95
United Arab Emirates 139 72 64 79 80 312 107 - - 112 108 84 82 98 88 97
United Kingdom 164 - - - - 1429 439 92 92 114 114 100 100 - 93 95
United States 163 99x 99x - - 2122 817 - - 107 106 96 97 99 98 97
Uruguay 127 94 95 97 98 606 232 117 117 110 109 95 95 96 74 88
Uzbekistan 71 - - 100 100 81 190 - - 78 76 83y 83y - 99 87
Vanuatu 77 - - - 60x 294 13 - - 105 107 76x 72x 61 23 18
Venezuela 115 86 82 92 90 443 164 73 74 93 96 87x 90x 78 29 41
Viet Nam 85 90 78 97 91 104 43 103 74 - - - - - - -
Yemen 50 14x 3x 53x 26x 32 28 - - 118 47 73y 39y - 37 9
Yugoslavia, Fed. Rep. 127 - - 99 97 207 179 - - 68 71 69x 70x 100 61 63
Zambia 13 65 43 86 71 83 27 54 36 85 79 76 75 - 31 19
Zimbabwe 65 83 68 90 80 86 27 82 65 119 111 91y 90y 90 49 39

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