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

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Table 7

Women

Under-5 mortality rank Life expectancy of females as a % of males 1996 Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 1995 Enrolment ratios females as a % of males 1990-95 Contraceptive prevelance (%)1990-97 % of pregnant women immunized against tetanus 1995-96 % of births attended by trained health personnel 1990-96 Maternal mortaility rate 1990
primary school secondary school
Afghanistan 4 102 32 51 34 2x 37 9x 1700
Albania 88 109 - 101 103 - - 99x 65
Algeria 92 104 66 88 88 57 34 77 160
Andorra 175 - - - - - - - -
Angola 2 107 52x 92 - 1x 28 15x 1500
Antigua and Barbuda 127 92 - - - 53x - 90x -
Argentina 117 110 100 99 107 74x 63 97 100
Armenia 108 110 99 107 113 - - - 50
Australia 175 108 - 99 104 76x - 100 9
Austria 175 110 - 100 95 71x - 100 10
Azerbaijan 85 112 99 96 98 - - - 22
Bahamas 123 110 99 103 100 62x 75x 100x 100
Bahrain 127 106 89 103 103 54x 54 97 60
Bangladesh 44 100 53 87 52 49 72 14 850
Barbados 152 107 99 101 89x 55x 100 98x 43
Belarus 139 117 99 97 105 50 - 100x 37
Belgium 164 108 - 101 101 79 - 100x 10
Belize 85 104 100x 96 113 47 88 77 -
Benin 31 110 53 50 41 9x 75 45x 990
Bhutan 36 106 50 61x 29x 19 70 15 1600
Bolivia 51 107 84 91 85 45 52 47 650
Bosnia and Herzegovina 143 109 - - - - - - -
Botswana 80 106 74 101 107 33x 61 78x 250
Brazil 79 113 100 96x 116x 77 45 88 220
Brunei Darussalam 154 107 89 94 109 - 50 98 60
Bulgaria 136 110 99 95 106 76x - 100x 27
Burkina Faso 23 104 30 65 50 8 27 42 930
Burundi 17 107 47 82 63 9x 33 19x 1300
Cambodia 19 106 66x 82 58 - 36 47x 900
Cameroon 51 106 69 90 69 16 12 64 550
Canada 164 108 - 98 100 73x - 99x 6
Cape Verde 65 103 79 98 93 15x 4 30x -
Central African Rep. 21 111 75 63x 35x 15 15 46 700
Chad 27 107 56 48 23 1x 50 15 1500
Chile 149 108 100 98 106 43x - 98x 65
China 82 104 81 97 85 83 13 84 95
Colombia 104 107 100 102 119 72 57 85 100
Comoros 39 102 78 85 81 21 34 52 950
Congo 48 110 81 - - - 55 - 890
Congo, Dem. Rep. 12 106 78 74 45 8 20 - 870
Cook Islands 108 - - - - 50 64 99 -
Costa Rica 146 107 100 98 109 75 90 93x 55
Côte d'Ivoire 25 106 60 76 52 11 22 45 810
Croatia 154 112 99 99 108 - 91 - -
Cuba 159 105 99 99 113 70x 61x 90x 95
Cyprus 159 107 93x 100 102 - 57x 100x 5
Czech Rep. 164 109 - 100 104 69 - - 15
Denmark 175 107 - 100 104 78x - 100x 9
Djibouti 24 106 55 77 67 - 39 79x 570
Dominica 133 96 - - - 50x - 96x -
Dominican Rep. 74 106 100 101 138 64 96 96 110
Ecuador 88 107 96 98 104 57 25 64 150
Egypt 58 105 61 87 87 48 55 46 170
El Salvador 88 109 95 101 111 53 69 87 300
Equatorial Guinea 18 106 76 - - - 63 58x 820
Eritrea 41 106 - 80 68 8 23 21 1400
Estonia 145 117 100 97 98 70 - - 41
Ethiopia 16 106 54 64 91 4 36 14x 1400
Fiji 121 107 95 99 102 32x 100 96x 90
Finland 189 110 - 100 118 80x - 100 11
France 175 112 - 98 103 75 - 99 15
Gabon 28 108 72 - - - 4 80x 500
Gambia 49 107 47 71 52 12 92 44 1100
Georgia 113 112 99 99 93 - - - 33
Germany 175 110 - 101 99 75 - 99x 22
Ghana 47 105 71 84 64 20 9 44 740
Greece 161 107 97 100 97 - - 97x 10
Grenada 104 - - - - 54 80 81x -
Guatemala 74 108 78 88 92 31 81 35 200
Guinea 11 102 44 49 33 2 43 31 1600
Guinea-Bissau 6 107 63 55x 44x 1x 43 27x 910
Guyana 56 110 99 98x 105x 0x 56 90x -
Haiti 34 106 88 93 95 18 49 21 1000
Holy See - - - - - - - - -
Honduras 97 107 100 101 128 47 99 88 220
Hungary 152 114 100 100 105 73x - 99x 30
Iceland 186 105 - 96 100 - - 100x 0
India 46 100 58 81 64 41 78 34 570
Indonesia 67 105 87 97 84 55 75 36 650
Iran 96 101 76 93 82 73 50 77 120
Iraq 39 105 63 85 64 18x 65 54x 310
Ireland 164 107 - 100 105 - - - 10
Israel 161 104 96x 100 107 - - 99x 7
Italy 164 108 99 101 101 78x - - 12
Jamaica 154 107 110 99 113 62 82 82x 120
Japan 175 108 - 100 101 59 - 100x 18
Jordan 117 106 85 101 104 35 41 87 150
Kazakstan 84 116 99 100 103 59 - 99 80
Kenya 55 108 81 99 82 33 21 45 650
Kiribati 61 92 - - - 28 41 72 -
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 108 109 - 94x - - 95 100x 70
Korea, Rep. of 164 112 98 101 99 79 - 98 130
Kuwait 147 105 91 100 98 35x 21 99x 29
Kyrgyzstan 80 114 96 101 106 - - - 110
Lao People's Dem. Rep. 35 106 64 75 61 19 45 - 650
Latvia 133 117 100 95 106 - 64 - 40
Lebanon 88 104 95 96 111 55x - 45x 300

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