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

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Table 6 (cont.)

Economic Indicators (Regional Summaries)

Countries in each region GNP per capita (US$) 1995 GNP per capita average annual growth rate (%) Annual Rate of inflation (%) 1985-95 % populatio below $1a day 1990-96 % of central governmnt expenditure allocated to (1990-96) ODA inflow in millions US$ 1995 ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNP 1995 Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services
1965-80 1985-95 Health Education Defence 1970 1995
Sub-Saharan Africa 501 2.8 -0.9 20 36 5 14 10 17379 6 6 11
Middle East and North Africa 1710 3.1 -0.9 14 - 6 15 21 5146 1 12 13
South Asia 345 1.4 2.8 10 47 2 3 16 5137 1 17 22
East Asia and Pacific 1043 4.9 7.4 9 26 2 12 14 9818 0 6 7
Latin America and Caribbean 3271 4.0 0.5 406 24 5 11 5 6026 0 13 21
CEE/CIS and Baltic States 2086 - -3.3 139 4 4 7 10 - - - 9
Industrialized countries 25926 2.9 1.8 3 - 12 4 9 - - - -
Developing countries 1101 3.7 2.9 141 32 4 11 12 45181 1 11 13
Least developed countries 220 -0.1 0.0 30 - 5 13 15 16465 14 6 14
World 4812 3.1 1.9 32 30 11 6 10 45377 1 11 12

Definitions of the indicators Main data sources

GNP per capita - Gross national product (GNP) is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers, plus any taxes that are not included in the valuation of output, plus net receipts of primary income from non-resident sources. GNP per capita is the gross national product, converted to United States dollars using the World Bank Atlas method, divided by the mid-year population.
% of population below $1 a day
- Percentage of population living on less than $1 a day at 1985 international prices, adjusted for purchasing power parity.
ODA
- Official development assistance.
Debt service - The sum of interest payments and repayments of principal on external public and publicly guaranteed long-term debts.

GNP per capita - World Bank.
% of population below $1 a day
- World Bank.
Expenditure on health, education and defence
- International Monetary Fund (IMF).
ODA
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Debt service
- World Bank. Notes¡
Notes
a: Range US$765 or less.
b: Range US$766 to $3035
c: Range US$9386 or more

- Data not available.
x 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.

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