Key indicators: Burundi
WHO region Africa
Child health
Diphtheria tetanus toxoid and pertussis (DTP3) immunization coverage among 1-year-olds (%) (2016) 94
Demographic and socioeconomic statistics
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population) (2006) 81.3
Gender inequality index rank (2014) 109
Human development index rank (2014) 184
Health financing
Total expenditure on health as a percentage of gross domestic product (2014) 7.54 (Burundi note)
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health (2014) 47.27 (Burundi note)
General government expenditure on health as a percentage of total government expenditure (2014) 13.19 (Burundi note)
Health systems
Physicians density (per 1000 population) (2004) 0.026
Nursing and midwifery personnel density (per 1000 population) (2004) 0.176
Mortality and global health estimates
Neonatal mortality rate (per 1000 live births) (2016) 24.2 [18.3-31.9]
Under-five mortality rate (probability of dying by age 5 per 1000 live births) (2016) 71.7 [56.5-91.4]
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) (2015) 712 [ 471 - 1 050]
Sustainable development goals
Life expectancy at birth (years) (2016) 58.5 (Male)
60.1 (Both sexes)
61.8 (Female)
Births attended by skilled health personnel (%) (2011-2017) 85.1
World Health Statistics
Population (in thousands) total (2016) 10 524
Population proportion under 15 (%) (2016) 44.9
Population proportion over 60 (%) (2016) 1.3
Literacy rate among adults aged >= 15 years (%) (2007-2012) 67