Unicef Logo and the text: Children Under Threat. The State of The World's Children 2005.

Roger LeMoyne

Every year, The State of the World’s Children report presents the latest economic and social indicators on the countries and territories of the world, with particular reference to children’s well-being.

You can access and download the data in various formats: standalone database, PDF or Excel spreadsheets.


The statistical tool is a web application which allows you to easily organize and display development indicators and generate tables for reports and presentations.

Downloadable files

The statistical tables are also downloadable as PDF or Excel files.

Economic and social statistics on the countries and territories of the world with particular reference to children’s well being.

All the tables, including general notes on data.
[PDF, 244 KB]

Table 1. Basic indicators
[Excel, 92 KB]

Table 2. Nutrition
[Excel, 85 KB]

Table 3. Health
[Excel, 74 KB]

Table 4. HIV/AIDS
[Excel, 107 KB]

Table 5. Education
[Excel, 143 KB]

Table 6. Demographic indicators
[Excel, 45 KB]

Table 7. Economic indicators
[Excel, 96 KB]

Table 8. Women
[Excel, 82 KB]

Table 9. Child protection
[Excel, 49 KB]

Table 10. The rate of progress
[Excel, 109 KB]

Also in this section

Picture of a child


A child carrying water

The Convention on the Rights of the Child [Web]

A World Fit for Children [PDF]

Human rights for children and women: How UNICEF helps make them a reality [PDF]

Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child -
Fully Revised Edition

Building a World Fit for Children [PDF]

We the children [PDF]

“a world fit for children is a world where they can act as children. nowadays because of crisis and poverty, children are forced to work… perform the duties that adults should do...”
girl, 18, Philippines

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Daily toll of children in the world who die before their fifth birthday: 29,158; The number who die each day because they lack access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation: 3,900.
Those who die each year: 1.4 million.

© UNICEF 2004