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People > Marriage, divorce and children > Orphans per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of all orphan children. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Lesotho 98.55 2011
2 Zimbabwe 97.31 2011
3 Swaziland 90.75 2011
4 Zambia 88.02 2011
5 Mozambique 81.36 2011
6 Central African Republic 78.9 2011
7 Uganda 73.97 2011
8 Chad 72.85 2011
9 Botswana 70.47 2011
10 South Africa 69.19 2011
11 Guinea-Bissau 67.72 2011
12 Nigeria 65.78 2011
13 Tanzania 64.72 2011
14 Malawi 64.69 2011
15 Angola 64.42 2011
16 Equatorial Guinea 64.25 2011
17 Burundi 63.94 2011
18 Kenya 61.86 2011
19 Cameroon 61.45 2011
20 Rwanda 59.22 2011
21 Liberia 56.38 2011
22 Burkina Faso 55.02 2011
23 Djibouti 54.33 2011
24 Namibia 54.11 2011
25 Sierra Leone 52.85 2011
26 Ethiopia 51.46 2011
27 Guinea 51.07 2011
28 Eritrea 47.19 2011
29 Haiti 41.86 2011
30 Gabon 40.15 2011
31 South Sudan 39.49 2011
32 Ghana 39.08 2011
33 Benin 38.86 2011
34 Togo 38.63 2011
35 Papua New Guinea 35.65 2011
36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.6 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Orphans per thousand people", United Nations Children's Fund. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Marriage,-divorce-and-children/Orphans-per-thousand-people

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