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Table 1 Selected Socioeconomic and Health Indicators for the Middle East and North Africa Region

From: Health status and health systems financing in the MENA region: roadmap to universal health coverage

Indicator Algeria Bahrain Egypt Iraq Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Libya Morocco Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Tunisia United Arab Emirates Yemen
Gross National Income per capita 2014 (at 2011 PPP$)* 13,054 38,599 10,512 14,003 11,365 83,961 16,509 14,911 6850 34,858 123,124 52,821 3809 2728 10,404 60,868 3519
Human Development Index 2014 0.736 0.824 0.690 0.654 0.748 0.816 0.769 0.724 0.628 0.793 0.850 0.837 0.479 0.594 0.721 0.835 0.498
Adult literacy rate (%) (15+ years) (2005–2013) 72.6 94.6 73.9 79.0 97.9 95.5 89.6 89.9 67.1 86.9 96.7 92.4 73.4 85.1 79.7 90.0 66.4
Total population, 2013 (‘000) 39,208 1332 82,056 33,765 7274 3369 4822 6202 33,008 3632 2169 28,829 37,964 21,898 10,997 9346 24,407
Population 60+ (2013) (%) 7 3 9 5 5 4 12 7 8 4 2 5 5 6 11 1 5
Life expectancy at birth (2013) (years) 72 77 71 70 74 78 80 75 71 76 79 76 63 76 76 77 64
Healthy life expectancy at birth (2013) (years) 62 66 62 61 64 68 70 64 61 66 68 65 53 66 66 67 55
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live birth 21.6 5.2 18.6 28.0 16.0 8.1 7.8 12.4 26.1 9.8 7.0 13.4 51.2 11.9 13.1 7.0 40.4
Under 5 mortality rate per 1000 live birth 25 6 22 34 19 10 9 15 30 11 8 16 77 15 15 8 51
Maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births 89 22 45 67 50 14 16 15 120 11 6 16 360 49 46 8 270
Physician per 10,000 population, 2007–2013 12.1 9.2 28.3 6.1 25.6 17.9 32.0 19.0 6.2 24.3 77.4 24.9 2.8 14.6 12.2 25.3 2.0
Nursing and midwifery personnel per 10,000 population, 2007–2013 19.5 23.7 35.2 - 40.5 45.5 27.2 68.0 8.9 53.8 118.7 48.7 8.4 18.7 32.8 31.6 6.8
  1. Sources of data: [18, 19]
  2. PPP purchasing power parity