Key indicators: Republic of Moldova
WHO region Europe
Child health
Diphtheria tetanus toxoid and pertussis (DTP3) immunization coverage among 1-year-olds (%) (2015) 87
Demographic and socioeconomic statistics
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population) (2010) 0.4
Gender inequality index rank (2014) 50
Human development index rank (2014) 107
Health financing
Total expenditure on health as a percentage of gross domestic product (2014) 10.32 (Republic of Moldova note)
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health (2014) 48.62 (Republic of Moldova note)
General government expenditure on health as a percentage of total government expenditure (2014) 13.32 (Republic of Moldova note)
Health systems
Physicians density (per 1000 population) (2014) 2.537
Nursing and midwifery personnel density (per 1000 population) (2014) 5.312
Mortality and global health estimates
Neonatal mortality rate (per 1000 live births) (2015) 11.9 [8.4-18.8]
Under-five mortality rate (probability of dying by age 5 per 1000 live births) (2015) 15.8 [11.2-23.4]
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) (2015) 23 [ 19 - 28]
Public health and environment
Population using improved drinking-water sources (%) (2015) 81.4 (Rural)
88.4 (Total)
96.9 (Urban)
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) (2015) 67.1 (Rural)
76.4 (Total)
87.8 (Urban)
Sustainable development goals
Life expectancy at birth (years) (2015) 67.9 (Male)
76.2 (Female)
72.1 (Both sexes)
Births attended by skilled health personnel (%) (2014) 99.7
World Health Statistics
Population (in thousands) total (2015) 4068.9
Population proportion under 15 (%) (2015) 15.7
Population proportion over 60 (%) (2015) 16.6
Literacy rate among adults aged >= 15 years (%) (2007-2012) 99