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Western Sahara

Western Sahara Health Stats

Definitions

  • Births and maternity > Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Births and maternity > Future births: Mid-range estimate for country's population increase due to births from five years prior to the given year. For example, from 2095 to 2100, India's population is expected to rise by 16,181 people due to births. Estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Births and maternity > Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Births and maternity > Total fertility rate: Total fertility rate.
  • Infant mortality rate > Total: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female: The average number of years to be lived by a females in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total population: The average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 23.4 1974 10th out of 10
Births and maternity > Future births 8.31 2100 162nd out of 196
Births and maternity > Number of births 1,641 1974 10th out of 10
Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.82% 2100 165th out of 196
Infant mortality rate > Total 71.13 deaths/1,000 live births 2008 25th out of 219
Life expectancy at birth > Female 56.31 years 2008 187th out of 220
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 53.92 years 2008 189th out of 220

Citation

"Western Sahara Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Western-Sahara/Health

Western Sahara Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Births and maternity 5 Life expectancy at birth 3
Infant mortality rate 3