Comparative Scary Statistic Sudan

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Comparative Scary Statistic Sudan

    1Comparative Scary Statistic Sudan

    January 2009

Southern Sudan Darfur Khartoum and National

    Northern Areas

    Poverty ? More than 90% of

    the population in ? Chronic hunger in ? Chronic hunger in ? Countrywide Southern Sudan Darfur stands at Khartoum and estimates on currently live on 12%. Northern Areas poverty are in the less than 1 dollar a stands at 9%. range of 50-60%. day.2? Chronic hunger nationwide stands ? Although chronic at 11.3%. hunger in Southern Sudan has reduced, it still

    stands at 13.5%.3

    ? 1.2 million

    vulnerable people

    in Southern Sudan

    are facing food

    insecurity and are

    in need of food aid

    during 2008.

    Maternal Mortality ? One out of seven

    women who

    become pregnant ? 46% of all ? 70% of all ? 49% of all deliveries in Southern Sudan deliveries in Darfur deliveries in countrywide are will die.are attended by a Khartoum and attended by any 4 nurse or midwife. Northern Areas skilled personnel.

    ? Only 10% of all are attended by

    deliveries in any skilled

    Southern Sudan personnel.

    are attended by

    any skilled


    ? There are only 10

    certified midwives

    in Southern


    Child Mortality ? Although the infant ? The infant ? The infant ? Countrywide, the mortality rate in mortality rate in mortality rate in infant mortality rate Southern Sudan Darfur stands at Khartoum and went down from has decreased, it 76 per 1000 live Northern Areas 143 in 1990 to 83 in stands at 102 per births. stands at 70 per 2006. 1000 live births. 1000 live births. ? The under-five ? The countrywide

    mortality rate in under-five mortality ? Although the ? The under-five under-five mortality Darfur Stands at mortality rate in stands at 117per rate has 110 per 1000 live Khartoum and 1000 live births. decreased, one out births. Northern Areas of every 7 child will stands at 104 per

    die before their fifth 1000 live births. birthday (134 per

    1000 live births).

     1 All data unless referenced are from the Sudan Household Survey (SHHS) 2006 2 SSCSE 2004 3 Chronic hunger as measured by the prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age, Sudan

    Household Survey 2006. 4 WHO 2008 5 Source pending

    41% of all children ? 29% of all children ? 56% of all children countrywide are fully in Darfur are fully in Khartoum and vaccinated.vaccinated. the Northern

    Areas are fully


    Immunisation ? Southern Sudan

    has one of the

    lowest routine 6 immunisation ? Only 28% of coverage rates in children in the world. Southern Sudan ? Only 17% of receive measles children are fully vaccination before vaccinated.their first birthday. Malaria ? Malaria is

    considered hyper-

    endemic in ? 81% of ? 77% of ? 7.5 million people Southern Sudan, households in households in are estimated to accounting for Darfur do not have Khartoum and the have malaria more than 40% of an Insecticide-Northern Areas do attacks every year all health facility Treated Net. not have an across Sudan, with visits.Insecticide-up to 35,000 of 8 Treated Net them dying from it.7? 81% of households countrywide do not ? 88% of households have an in Southern Sudan Insecticide-Treated do not have an Net. Insecticide-Treated Net. HIV/AIDS ? In 2007 the

    HIV/AIDS ? More than 63% of ? More than 54% of ? The national prevalence in women aged 15-women aged 15-HIV/AIDS Southern Sudan 49 in Darfur has 49 in Khartoum prevalence among was estimated at no knowledge and Northern adults aged 15-49 3.1%, but about HIV Areas has no was 1.6 in 2002. increasing.prevention knowledge about ? More than 56% of 9 HIV prevention women aged 15-49 ? More than 70% of countrywide has no women aged 15-49 knowledge about has no knowledge HIV prevention about HIV


    Water and ? More than 50% of ? More than 56% of ? 42% of the ? 44% of the Sanitation the population in the population in population in population Southern Sudan Darfur does not Khartoum and the countrywide does does not have have access to Northern Areas not have access to access to improved improved drinking does not have improved drinking drinking water. water. access to water.

    improved drinking ? Only 6.4% of the ? Only 27% of the ? 31% of the water. population use population use population use improved sanitation improved ? 41% of the improved sanitation facilities. sanitation facilities. population use facilities.


    sanitation facilities.

    Primary Education ? Less than 50% of ? 93% of all children ? 95% of all children ? 90% of all children all children in in Darfur receive 5 in Khartoum and countrywide receive

     6 WHO 2008 7 South Sudan MDG Report 2005, UNDP 2006 8 South Sudan MDG Report 2005, UNDP 2006 9 HIV Situation in Southern Sudan, UNAIDS 2008

    years of primary Northern Areas 5 years of primary

    school education. receive 5 years of school education.

    primary school ? 62% of adults in ? 64% of adults education. Darfur do not countrywide do not

    know how to read ? 44% of adults in know how to read Southern Sudan or write. Khartoum and or write. receive 5 years of Northern Areas do primary school not know how to education. read or write. ? While 1.3 million

    children are

    enrolled, only 1.9% 10 completes primary

    school education. ? 85% of adults in

    Southern Sudan do ? For every 1,000 not know how to primary school 11read or write.students there is only one teacher.Gender ? 92% of women in ? 62% of women in ? 54% of women Southern Sudan Darfur cannot read nationwide cannot cannot read or or write. read or write. 12write.

    ? Only 27% of girls in

    Southern Sudan

    are attending 13primary school.

    ? A 15 year old girl

    has a higher

    chance of dying in

    childbirth than

    completing school.

    Displacement ? Since January

    2008, 187,000 ? Since January people have been 2008, 310,000 displaced by tribal people have been and armed conflict displaced by tribal in Southern and armed conflict Darfur. 14

     10 UNESCO 2008 11 Alternative Education Systems Unit in the Ministry of Education (MOEST), UNESCO 2008 12 Ibid 13 SSCSE 2004 14 OCHA EP&R 2008

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