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People > Marriage, divorce and children > Orphans: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of all orphan children.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Nigeria 10.8 million 2011
2 Ethiopia 4.6 million 2011
3 South Africa 3.5 million 2011
4 Tanzania 3 million 2011
=5 Kenya 2.6 million 2011
=5 Uganda 2.6 million 2011
7 Mozambique 2 million 2011
=8 Angola 1.3 million 2011
=8 Zimbabwe 1.3 million 2011
=8 Cameroon 1.3 million 2011
11 Zambia 1.2 million 2011
12 Malawi 1,000,000 2011
13 Ghana 970,000 2011
=14 Chad 880,000 2011
=14 Burkina Faso 880,000 2011
16 Rwanda 660,000 2011
17 Burundi 610,000 2011
18 Guinea 570,000 2011
19 Haiti 420,000 2011
20 South Sudan 410,000 2011
21 Benin 380,000 2011
22 Central African Republic 350,000 2011
23 Sierra Leone 310,000 2011
24 Eritrea 280,000 2011
=25 Togo 250,000 2011
=25 Papua New Guinea 250,000 2011
=27 Democratic Republic of the Congo 230,000 2011
=27 Liberia 230,000 2011
29 Lesotho 200,000 2011
30 Botswana 140,000 2011
31 Namibia 120,000 2011
=32 Guinea-Bissau 110,000 2011
=32 Swaziland 110,000 2011
34 Gabon 64,000 2011
=35 Equatorial Guinea 46,000 2011
=35 Djibouti 46,000 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Orphans", United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Orphans

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