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Facts And Stats

Ethiopia Facts and Stats 2013

• The estimated population is 84,730,000.
• Ethiopia is ranked 174th out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index.
• Life expectancy is 59 years.
• 1 in 10 children die before the age of five.
• 30% of adults are literate.
• Around two-thirds of the population have no access to clean drinking water.
• 12% of the population has access to sanitation facilities.
• Around 29% of the population lives below the poverty line.
• Only 6% of babies are delivered by skilled health personnel.
• 1 in 40 women are at risk from dying from childbirth-related causes.
• Ethiopia has a severe shortage of doctors – 3 doctors for every 100,000 people.
• It is estimated up to 1,300,000 people are living with HIV.
• There are 288,000 refugees in Ethiopia.
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