Joint Health and Nutrition Programme

Key Indicators for Somalia Somalia Eastern & Southern Africa
General Life expectancy at birth (years) 55 59
Child Health and Nutrition indicators Under 5 mortality rate (per 1000 births) 147 77
Neonatal mortality rate (per 1000 births) 46 28
Infant mortality rate (under 1, per 1000 births) 91 51
Stunting, moderate and severe (%) 42x 39
Wasting moderate and severe (%) 13x 7
Child protection FGM Prevalance women (15-49 years) 98 44
FGM Prevalance girls (0-14 years 46 15
Health indicators Immunization coverage (DPT 3) 42 78
Adult HIV prevalance (%) 0.5 6.9
Women indicators Contraception prevalence rate (% 2008-2012) 15x 34
Skilled Attendent at birth (% delivery care 2008-2012 ) 33x 42
Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) Lifetime risk of maternal death (1: ) 16 52

 

 

Somalia

Rate of Progress 1990 2000 Current Rate of reduction

17%

Under 5 mortality rate (per 1000 births) 177 171 147
Maternal Mortality Ratio (per 100,000 births) 1300 1100 850(2013)
x= Data refers to years or periods other than those specified in the column heading. Such data are not included in the calculation of reginoal and global averages,SOURCE:  “The State of the World’s Children 2014: Every Child Counts”. UNICEF 2014