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Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 14.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 126th.
18.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd. 30% more than Iran

Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 28.4
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Turkey
28
Ranked 47th.

Births and maternity > Future births 915.47
Ranked 29th. 14% more than Turkey
804.16
Ranked 35th.

Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 1.88%
Ranked 79th. 3% more than Turkey
1.83%
Ranked 146th.

Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 1.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 55th.
2.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 63% more than Iran

Human height > Average female height 1.572 m (5 ft 2 in) 1.564 m (5 ft 1 ⁄ 2 in)
Human height > Average male height 1.703 m (5 ft 7 in) N/A
Life expectancy > Men 72 years
Ranked 52nd. The same as Turkey
72 years
Ranked 56th.
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 70.06 years
Ranked 142nd.
72.5 years
Ranked 122nd. 3% more than Iran

Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 75.43
Ranked 104th.
78.09
Ranked 67th. 4% more than Iran

Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 71.56
Ranked 79th. 1% more than Turkey
71.16
Ranked 83th.

Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 73.45
Ranked 97th.
74.54
Ranked 78th. 1% more than Iran

Physicians > Per 1,000 people 0.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
1.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Iran

Quality of health care system > Cost 45.83
Ranked 4th.
56.4
Ranked 2nd. 23% more than Iran
Quality of health care system > Health care system index 48.6
Ranked 5th.
59.66
Ranked 3rd. 23% more than Iran
Probability of reaching 65 > Male 68.9%
Ranked 62nd. About the same as Turkey
68.7%
Ranked 64th.
Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 106
Ranked 146th.
112
Ranked 137th. 6% more than Iran
Infant mortality rate > Total 42.26 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 58th. 77% more than Turkey
23.94 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 82nd.

Deaths > Percent deaths registered 50-74 50-74
Fertility rate > Total > Births per woman 2.07 births per woman
Ranked 113th.
2.19 births per woman
Ranked 110th. 6% more than Iran

Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 15.1
Ranked 101st. 24% more than Turkey
12.2
Ranked 120th.

Life expectancy > Women 75 years
Ranked 67th.
77 years
Ranked 59th. 3% more than Iran
Quality of health care system > Skill and competence of medical staff 54.84
Ranked 3rd.
63.37
Ranked 2nd. 16% more than Iran
Quality of health care system > Short waiting times 35.83
Ranked 6th.
49.42
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than Iran
Diseases > Overweight > Average Body Mass Index (BMI) 24.28
Ranked 86th.
24.92
Ranked 67th. 3% more than Iran
Adolescent fertility rate > Births per 1,000 women ages 15-19 19.14 births
Ranked 135th.
39.65 births
Ranked 94th. 2 times more than Iran

Probability of reaching 65 > Female 74.3%
Ranked 91st.
78.6%
Ranked 69th. 6% more than Iran
Quality of health care system > Modern equipment 67.86
Ranked 3rd.
73.81
Ranked 2nd. 9% more than Iran
Deaths > Deaths of infants 39,183
Ranked 5th. 50% more than Turkey
26,137.5
Ranked 4th.

Expenditure per capita > Current US$ 157.8$
Ranked 91st.
324.8$
Ranked 61st. 2 times more than Iran

Hunger and malnutrition > Undernourished population > Percentage 0.0
Ranked 103th.
0.0
Ranked 122nd.

Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $346.31
Ranked 90th.
$696.23
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than Iran

Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 31.3
Ranked 53th.
38
Ranked 45th. 21% more than Iran

Quality of health care system > Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 47.5
Ranked 5th.
62.21
Ranked 3rd. 31% more than Iran
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 21
Ranked 139th.
22
Ranked 136th. 5% more than Iran

Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 18
Ranked 12th. 7% more than Turkey
16.9
Ranked 18th.

Births and maternity > Maternal death rate 21 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 130th. 5% more than Turkey
20 per 100,000 live births
Ranked 136th.

Maternal mortality 37 per 100,000
Ranked 92nd.
130 per 100,000
Ranked 57th. 4 times more than Iran
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU per capita 16.55 million
Ranked 1st. 1545 times more than Turkey
10,714.4
Ranked 79th.

Quality of health care system > Speed in delivering examinations and reports 52.59
Ranked 4th.
61.63
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than Iran
Diseases > HIV AIDS > AIDS deaths 8,300
Ranked 3rd. 83 times more than Turkey
100
Ranked 118th.

Quality of health care system > Friendliness and courtesy of staff 37.93
Ranked 6th.
51.19
Ranked 5th. 35% more than Iran
Births and maternity > Number of births 1.3 million
Ranked 4th. 5% more than Turkey
1.24 million
Ranked 5th.

Hunger and malnutrition > Children > Small children underweight 9.5%
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than Turkey
1.7%
Ranked 23th.

Probability of not reaching 40 9.3%
Ranked 73th.
9.6%
Ranked 72nd. 3% more than Iran
Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years 71.13 years
Ranked 90th.
71.29 years
Ranked 87th. About the same as Iran

Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 1.41
Ranked 90th.
2.4
Ranked 15th. 70% more than Iran

Quality of health care system > Convenient location 49.19
Ranked 6th.
62.5
Ranked 5th. 27% more than Iran
Access to sanitation 99%
Ranked 23th.
100%
Ranked 19th. 1% more than Iran
Services, etc., value added > Current LCU 1,188.52 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 1499 times more than Turkey
792.83 billion
Ranked 43th.

Life expectancy at birth > Female 71.61 years
Ranked 149th.
74.49 years
Ranked 128th. 4% more than Iran

Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Weeks of leave given 18
Ranked 133th.
69
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Iran
Births and maternity > Antenatal care > Mothers getting 1+ visit during pregnancy 98.3%
Ranked 14th. 7% more than Turkey
92%
Ranked 20th.

Per capita total expenditure on health in international dollars 432
Ranked 69th. 3% more than Turkey
420
Ranked 71st.
Spending > Per person 128
Ranked 63th.
153
Ranked 56th. 20% more than Iran
Diseases > HIV AIDS > AIDS deaths per million people 110.04
Ranked 58th. 80 times more than Turkey
1.37
Ranked 117th.

Diseases > HIV AIDS > Prevalance > 15-49 year old > Both sexes 0.2%
Ranked 103th. Twice as much as Turkey
0.1%
Ranked 145th.

Diseases > Measles > Children immunised against measles 99%
Ranked 10th. 2% more than Turkey
97%
Ranked 60th.

Life expectancy at birth > Male 68.58 years
Ranked 135th.
70.61 years
Ranked 110th. 3% more than Iran

Malaria cases > Per 100,000 27
Ranked 71st. 59% more than Turkey
17
Ranked 74th.
Life expectancy at birth > Female > Years 72.76 years
Ranked 102nd.
73.8 years
Ranked 91st. 1% more than Iran

Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 57.6
Ranked 116th.
62
Ranked 70th. 8% more than Iran
Life expectancy > 95 percent range (75.30-80.20) (75.90-79.30)
Diseases > Cardiovascular death rate (per 100,000 population) 437
Ranked 37th. The same as Turkey
437
Ranked 38th.
Diseases > Obesity > Female obesity rate 14%
Ranked 3rd.
30%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Iran
Births and maternity > All births of boys 708,395
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Turkey
657,184
Ranked 1st.

Diseases > Overweight > Female Body Mass Index (BMI) 23.35
Ranked 77th.
24.5
Ranked 54th. 5% more than Iran
Life expectancy at birth > Male > Years 69.57 years
Ranked 77th. 1% more than Turkey
68.9 years
Ranked 84th.

Tuberculosis cases > Per 100,000 32
Ranked 96th. 28% more than Turkey
25
Ranked 104th.
Deaths > Deaths from injuries (per 100,000 population) 95
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Turkey
39
Ranked 147th.
Drug access 80%
Ranked 62nd.
95%
Ranked 49th. 19% more than Iran
Infant mortality > Female babies 36.6 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 71st. 35% more than Turkey
27.1 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 86th.

Deaths > Noncommunicable disease mortality rate 687
Ranked 95th.
701
Ranked 89th. 2% more than Iran
Deaths > Deaths of infants per million people 604.13
Ranked 8th. 55% more than Turkey
391.01
Ranked 8th.

Life expectancy at birth > Years > Total population 69
Ranked 97th.
70
Ranked 96th. 1% more than Iran
Diseases > Overweight > Male Body Mass Index (BMI) 25.21
Ranked 90th.
25.33
Ranked 87th. About the same as Iran
Births and maternity > Number of births per thousand people 17.89
Ranked 12th. 4% more than Turkey
17.18
Ranked 18th.

Intestinal diseases death rate 15.7%
Ranked 59th. 1% more than Turkey
15.51%
Ranked 61st.
Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 23.48 per 100,000 people
Ranked 142nd.
28.81 per 100,000 people
Ranked 129th. 23% more than Iran

Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (men) 19.2%
Ranked 6th.
22.7%
Ranked 7th. 18% more than Iran
Life expectancy > Inequality adjusted index 0.703
Ranked 96th.
0.743
Ranked 77th. 6% more than Iran
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Both sexes 100
Ranked 119th. 16% more than Turkey
86
Ranked 138th.

Dependency ratio per 100 56
Ranked 100th. The same as Turkey
56
Ranked 105th.
Medical staff > Dental staff (per 10,000 people) 2 3
Diseases > Tuberculosis cases 4,701
Ranked 55th.
7,527
Ranked 40th. 60% more than Iran
Births and maternity > Births attended by skill personnel 97.3%
Ranked 35th. 7% more than Turkey
91.3%
Ranked 38th.

Births and maternity > Caesarean birth rate 40%
Ranked 5th. 8% more than Turkey
37%
Ranked 7th.

Contraception 73%
Ranked 12th. 14% more than Turkey
64%
Ranked 22nd.
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases 3
Ranked 57th.
5
Ranked 48th. 67% more than Iran
Infant mortality rate > Female 41.75 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 55th. 83% more than Turkey
22.82 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 77th.

Births and maternity > Antenatal care > Mothers getting 4+ visits during pregrancy 94.3%
Ranked 1st. 28% more than Turkey
73.7%
Ranked 10th.

Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight boys under 5 12%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Turkey
3%
Ranked 18th.
Tobacco > Male smoking rate 29.6
Ranked 84th.
51.6
Ranked 17th. 74% more than Iran
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Rape or incest Illegal Legal
Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Proportion of wages paid 67%
Ranked 144th. The same as Turkey
67%
Ranked 146th.
Births and maternity > Rural births of girls per thousand people 2.74
Ranked 13th.
7.42
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Iran
Diseases > Measles cases 133
Ranked 50th. 44 times more than Turkey
3
Ranked 96th.
Life expectancy > Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Transplants > Total 228 transplants
Ranked 21st. 17% more than Turkey
195 transplants
Ranked 23th.
Tobacco > Female smoking rate 5.5
Ranked 83th.
19.2
Ranked 50th. 3 times more than Iran
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 59.1
Ranked 116th.
62.8
Ranked 86th. 6% more than Iran
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Males 100
Ranked 119th. 16% more than Turkey
86
Ranked 138th.

Diseases > Tuberculosis cases per million people 65.47
Ranked 132nd.
108.31
Ranked 110th. 65% more than Iran
Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (women) 19.2%
Ranked 6th.
22.7%
Ranked 7th. 18% more than Iran
Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate 6%
Ranked 3rd.
13%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Iran
Transplants > Kidney 228 kidney transplants
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Turkey
105 kidney transplants
Ranked 26th.
Healthy life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 56.1
Ranked 115th.
61.2
Ranked 64th. 9% more than Iran
Births and maternity > Future births per million people 18.21
Ranked 107th. 1% more than Turkey
17.98
Ranked 109th.

Spending > Public 1.7% 3.3% (1999)
Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Provider Social security Social security
Total fertility rate 2.3
Ranked 108th.
2.4
Ranked 104th. 4% more than Iran
Infant mortality > Male babies 37.7 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 81st. 6% more than Turkey
35.5 deaths per 1000 live births
Ranked 86th.

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve mental health Illegal Legal
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Females 72
Ranked 95th.
73
Ranked 93th. 1% more than Iran
Deaths > Early death rate (probability of dying beetween 15 and 60 years) > Females 100
Ranked 119th. 16% more than Turkey
86
Ranked 138th.

Transplants > Total per million 3.37 transplants
Ranked 40th. 12% more than Turkey
3 transplants
Ranked 41st.
Respiratory disease child death rate 36.84 (est) 42.77 (est)
Diseases > Total tetanus cases 11
Ranked 59th.
19
Ranked 44th. 73% more than Iran
Diseases > Neonatal tetanus cases per million people 0.0418
Ranked 63th.
0.0719
Ranked 60th. 72% more than Iran
Diseases > Pertussis cases 267
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Turkey
63
Ranked 59th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > On request Illegal Legal
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Economic or social reasons Illegal Legal
Probability of dying before 5 > Females 47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th. 4% more than Turkey
45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 80th.
Per capita government expenditure on health in international dollars 206
Ranked 84th.
276
Ranked 68th. 34% more than Iran
Transplants > Kidney per million 3.37 kidney transplants
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Turkey
1.61 kidney transplants
Ranked 41st.
Spending > Private 2.5%
Ranked 56th. 79% more than Turkey
1.4%
Ranked 109th.
Cause of death, by injury > % of total 14.34%
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Turkey
5.65%
Ranked 135th.
Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women > % 21.4%
Ranked 9th.
40.2%
Ranked 36th. 88% more than Iran
Nutrition > % of households consuming iodized salt 94
Ranked 15th. 47% more than Turkey
64
Ranked 57th.
Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from stunting moderate & severe 15
Ranked 87th.
16
Ranked 86th. 7% more than Iran
Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from wasting moderate & severe 5
Ranked 72nd. 3 times more than Turkey
2
Ranked 117th.
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > Foetal impairment Illegal Legal
Life expectancy at birth > Years > Males 67
Ranked 89th.
68
Ranked 87th. 1% more than Iran
Births and maternity > Urban births of boys 482,577
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than Turkey
349,744
Ranked 4th.
Births and maternity > All births of girls 673,834
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Turkey
622,680
Ranked 1st.

Diseases > Rubella cases per million people 0.279
Ranked 94th.
9.27
Ranked 29th. 33 times more than Iran
Nutrition > % of children who are   exclusively breastfed 6 months 44
Ranked 30th. 6 times more than Turkey
7
Ranked 116th.
Births and maternity > Percent of births registered >90 84
Diseases > Diabetes > Prevalence > % of population ages 20 to 79 10.59%
Ranked 42nd. 34% more than Turkey
7.91%
Ranked 79th.
Births and maternity > All births of boys per thousand people 9.39
Ranked 14th. 6% more than Turkey
8.88
Ranked 4th.

Diseases > Prevalence of anemia among children > % of children under 5 35.04%
Ranked 47th. 8% more than Turkey
32.57%
Ranked 53th.
Diseases > Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases > % of total 72.17%
Ranked 98th.
84.88%
Ranked 55th. 18% more than Iran
Diseases > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV 26.9%
Ranked 117th.
30.4%
Ranked 97th. 13% more than Iran

Expenditure > Private > % of GDP 3.45%
Ranked 37th. 61% more than Turkey
2.14%
Ranked 106th.

% under-fives with ARI -- 24
Ranked 7th. Twice as much as Turkey
12
Ranked 31st.
HIVAIDS > Adult prevalence rate 15-49 years, 0.1
Ranked 104th. The same as Turkey
0.1
Ranked 140th.
Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of total expenditure on health 58.46%
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Turkey
16.14%
Ranked 146th.

Health expenditure, private > % of GDP 3.59%
Ranked 45th. 2 times more than Turkey
1.67%
Ranked 139th.

Out-of-pocket expenditure as % of private health expenditure 96.4%
Ranked 72nd. 10% more than Turkey
88%
Ranked 101st.
Malnutrition prevalence > Weight for age > % of children under 5 10.9%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Turkey
3.9%
Ranked 17th.

Health expenditure, total > % of GDP 5.95%
Ranked 110th.
6.66%
Ranked 90th. 12% more than Iran

Smoking prevalence > Females > % of adults 2.1%
Ranked 29th.
17.6%
Ranked 16th. 8 times more than Iran

Expenditure > Total > % of GDP 6.6%
Ranked 74th.
7.72%
Ranked 46th. 17% more than Iran

Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health 94.8%
Ranked 61st. 37% more than Turkey
69.1%
Ranked 147th.

Nutrition > % of under-fives suffering from underweight severe 2
Ranked 65th. Twice as much as Turkey
1
Ranked 103th.
External resources for health as % of total expenditure on health 0.3%
Ranked 120th.
0.0
Ranked 175th.
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP 6%
Ranked 90th.
6.5%
Ranked 72nd. 8% more than Iran
% immunized 1-year-old children > Measles 99
Ranked 4th. 21% more than Turkey
82
Ranked 115th.
Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS 63.88%
Ranked 85th. 24 times more than Turkey
2.7%
Ranked 174th.

% immunized 1-year-old children > Polio3 99
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than Turkey
78
Ranked 140th.
Malnutrition prevalence > Height for age > % of children under 5 15.4%
Ranked 18th.
16%
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Iran

Improved sanitation facilities > Rural > % of rural population with access 78%
Ranked 45th. 8% more than Turkey
72%
Ranked 65th.

Health expenditure, public > % of total health expenditure 39.73%
Ranked 154th.
74.94%
Ranked 44th. 89% more than Iran

Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI 1.08
Ranked 64th. 4% more than Turkey
1.03
Ranked 138th.
Births and maternity > Rural births of boys per thousand people 2.85
Ranked 14th.
8.02
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Iran
Births and maternity > Urban births of girls per thousand people 6.19
Ranked 6th.
6.29
Ranked 10th. 2% more than Iran
Diseases > Measles cases per million people 1.85
Ranked 80th. 43 times more than Turkey
0.0432
Ranked 113th.
Births and maternity > Urban births of boys per thousand people 6.56
Ranked 7th.
6.59
Ranked 10th. About the same as Iran
Expenditure > Public > % of GDP 3.15%
Ranked 98th.
5.2%
Ranked 2nd. 65% more than Iran

Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 89.6%
Ranked 32nd. 8% more than Turkey
83%
Ranked 30th.

Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access 83%
Ranked 49th.
88%
Ranked 61st. 6% more than Iran

Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 83.59%
Ranked 64th.
90.91%
Ranked 19th. 9% more than Iran

Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 76.5%
Ranked 12th.
80.9%
Ranked 15th. 6% more than Iran

% immunized 1-year-old children > HepB3 99
Ranked 5th. 38% more than Turkey
72
Ranked 86th.
Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total 13.49%
Ranked 110th. 43% more than Turkey
9.46%
Ranked 127th.
Infant mortality rate > Male 42.75 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 63th. 71% more than Turkey
25 deaths/1,000 live births
Ranked 87th.

% immunized 1-year-old children > DPT3 99
Ranked 4th. 27% more than Turkey
78
Ranked 136th.
Diseases > Total tetanus cases per million people 0.153
Ranked 105th.
0.273
Ranked 94th. 78% more than Iran
Prepaid plans as % of private expenditure on health 2.9%
Ranked 75th.
12%
Ranked 39th. 4 times more than Iran
% immunized 1-year-old children > TB 99
Ranked 8th. 29% more than Turkey
77
Ranked 122nd.
% of routine EPI vaccines financed by government > Total 100
Ranked 17th. The same as Turkey
100
Ranked 78th.
Population suffering from undernourishment in 2001-2003 4%
Ranked 93th. 33% more than Turkey
3%
Ranked 107th.
% of population using adequate sanitation facilities > Urban 86
Ranked 92nd.
97
Ranked 55th. 13% more than Iran
Diseases > Rubella cases 20
Ranked 59th.
644
Ranked 15th. 32 times more than Iran
Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To preserve physical health Illegal Legal
Hunger and malnutrition > Underweight girls under 5 10%
Ranked 5th. Twice as much as Turkey
5%
Ranked 18th.
Births and maternity > Rural births of boys 209,688
Ranked 3rd.
425,351
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Iran
Births and maternity > Urban births of girls 455,062
Ranked 3rd. 36% more than Turkey
333,872
Ranked 4th.
Births and maternity > Rural births of girls 201,219
Ranked 3rd.
393,928
Ranked 3rd. 96% more than Iran
Diseases > Pertussis cases per million people 3.72
Ranked 72nd. 4 times more than Turkey
0.907
Ranked 92nd.
ARI treatment > % of children under 5 taken to a health provider 93%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Turkey
41%
Ranked 12th.

Births and maternity > All births of girls per thousand people 8.93
Ranked 14th. 6% more than Turkey
8.41
Ranked 4th.

Births and maternity > Abortion > When abortion is legal > To save the woman's life Legal Legal
Life expectancy > 95% range (75.30-80.20) (75.90-79.30)
Immunisation > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 99%
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Turkey
97%
Ranked 61st.

Immunisation > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 98%
Ranked 32nd. The same as Turkey
98%
Ranked 44th.

Pregnant women receiving prenatal care > % 98.3%
Ranked 13th. 3% more than Turkey
95%
Ranked 15th.

Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49 74%
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Turkey
71%
Ranked 1st.

Maternity > Exclusive breastfeeding > % of children under 6 months 23.1%
Ranked 14th.
41.6%
Ranked 9th. 80% more than Iran

Immunization > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 94%
Ranked 71st. 3% more than Turkey
91%
Ranked 93th.

Tuberculosis case detection rate > %, all forms 70%
Ranked 126th.
87%
Ranked 70th. 24% more than Iran

Health expenditure, public > % of government expenditure 10.06%
Ranked 116th.
12.79%
Ranked 77th. 27% more than Iran

Health expenditure, public > % of GDP 2.36%
Ranked 147th.
4.99%
Ranked 57th. 2 times more than Iran

Improved water source > Urban > % of urban population with access 99%
Ranked 60th. 1% more than Turkey
98%
Ranked 89th.

Improved water source > Rural > % of rural population with access 84%
Ranked 76th.
93%
Ranked 55th. 11% more than Iran

Immunization > DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months 95%
Ranked 70th. 6% more than Turkey
90%
Ranked 108th.

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; Wikipedia: Human height (Average height around the world); British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; (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.; Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. 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