Key indicators: Guinea-Bissau
WHO region Africa
Child health
Diphtheria tetanus toxoid and pertussis (DTP3) immunization coverage among 1-year-olds (%) (2016) 87
Demographic and socioeconomic statistics
Gender inequality index rank (2014) ...
Human development index rank (2014) 178
Health financing
Total expenditure on health as a percentage of gross domestic product (2014) 5.59 (Guinea-Bissau note)
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health (2014) 79.53 (Guinea-Bissau note)
General government expenditure on health as a percentage of total government expenditure (2014) 7.79 (Guinea-Bissau note)
Health systems
Physicians density (per 1000 population) (2009) 0.078
Nursing and midwifery personnel density (per 1000 population) (2009) 0.653
Mortality and global health estimates
Neonatal mortality rate (per 1000 live births) (2016) 38.2 [25.8-55.2]
Under-five mortality rate (probability of dying by age 5 per 1000 live births) (2016) 88.1 [60.9-123.0]
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) (2015) 549 [ 273 - 1 090]
Sustainable development goals
Life expectancy at birth (years) (2015) 57.2 (Male)
60.5 (Female)
58.9 (Both sexes)
Births attended by skilled health personnel (%) (2014) 45.0
World Health Statistics
Population (in thousands) total (2015) 1844.3
Population proportion under 15 (%) (2015) 40.8
Population proportion over 60 (%) (2015) 5.3
Literacy rate among adults aged >= 15 years (%) (2007-2012) 55