Country of Honduras Statistics 2012

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Honduras vital statistics as of September 2012. The following chart shows the latest statistics on Honduran basic indicators, nutrition, health, education, demographics, economy, women, child protection, rate of children progress, adolescents, equity held by population as well as Household Wealth as reported by UNICEF the leading advocate for children’s rights; active in more than 190 countries and territories through country programmes and National Committees. These Honduran statistics are referrenced throughout many articles here on Honduras.com and are provided for reference and convenience to our audience; for the very latest figures please refer to UNICEF.


Basic Indicators to the top  
Under-5 mortality rank 88
Under-5 mortality rate, 1990 58
Under-5 mortality rate, 2010 24
Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990 45
Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2010 20
Neonatal mortality rate, 2010 12
Total population (thousands), 2010 7601
Annual no. of births (thousands), 2010 203
Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands), 2010 5
GNI per capita (US$), 2010 1880
Life expectancy at birth (years), 2010 73
Total adult literacy rate (%), 2005-2010* 84
Primary school net enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2009* 97
% share of household income 2000-2010*, lowest 40% 8
% share of household income 2000-2010*, highest 20% 61
Definitions and data sources

Nutrition to the top  
% of infants with low birthweight, (2006-2010*) 10
Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), (2006-2010*) 79
% of children (2006-2010*) who are: exclusively breastfed, (<6 months) 30
% of children (2006-2010*) who are: introduced to solid, semi-solid or soft foods, (6-8 months) 69
% of children (2006-2010*) who are: breastfed at age 2, (20-23 months) 48
% of under-fives (2006-2010*) suffering from: underweight (WHO), moderate & severe 8
% of under-fives (2006-2010*) suffering from: underweight (WHO), severe 1
% of under-fives (2006-2010*) suffering from: wasting (WHO), moderate & severe 1
% of under-fives (2006-2010*) suffering from: stunting (WHO), moderate & severe 29
Vitamin A supplementation coverage rate (6-59 months) 2010, full coverage (%)
% of households consuming iodized salt, (2006-2010*)
Definitions and data sources

Health to the top  
% of population using improved drinking water sources, 2008, total 86
% of population using improved drinking water sources, 2008, urban 95
% of population using improved drinking water sources, 2008, rural 77
% of population using improved sanitation facilities, 2008, total 71
% of population using improved sanitation facilities, 2008, urban 80
% of population using improved sanitation facilities, 2008, rural 62
% of routine EPI vaccines financed by government, 2010, total 63
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: TB corresponding vaccines: BCG 99
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: DPT corresponding vaccines: DPT1 99
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: DPT corresponding vaccines: DPT3 98
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: Polio corresponding vaccines: polio3 98
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: Measles corresponding vaccines: measles 99
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: HepB corresponding vaccines: HepB3 98
Immunization 2010, 1-year-old children immunized against: Hib corresponding vaccines: Hib3 98
Immunization 2010, % newborns protected against tetanus 94
% under-fives with suspected pneumonia taken to an appropriate health-care provider, 2006-2010* 56
% under-fives with suspected pneumonia receiving antibiotics, 2006-2010* 54
% under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding, 2006-2010* 49
Malaria 2006-2010*, % households owning at least one ITN
Malaria 2006-2010*, % under-fives sleeping under ITNs
Malaria 2006-2010*, % under-fives with fever receiving anti-malarial drugs 1
Definitions and data sources

HIV/AIDS to the top  
Estimated adult (aged 15-49) HIV prevalence, (%) 2009 0.8
Estimated number of people (all ages) living with HIV, 2009 (thousands), estimate 39
Estimated number of people (all ages) living with HIV, 2009 (thousands), low estimate 26
Estimated number of people (all ages) living with HIV, 2009 (thousands), high estimate 51
Mother-to-child transmission, Estimated number of women (aged 15+) living with HIV, 2009 (thousands) 12
Paediatric infections, Estimated number of children (aged 0-14) living with HIV, 2009 (thousands)
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people, (%) 2009, total 0.3
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people, (%) 2009, male 0.3
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people, (%) 2009, female 0.2
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), % who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV, 2005-2010*, male
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), % who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV, 2005-2010*, female 30
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), % who used condom at last higher-risk sex, 2005-2010*, male
Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), % who used condom at last higher-risk sex, 2005-2010*, female 24
Orphans, Children (aged 0-17) orphaned by AIDS, 2009, estimate (thousands)
Orphans, Children (aged 0-17) orphaned due to all causes, 2009, estimate (thousands) 150
Orphan school attendance ratio, 2005-2010* 108
Definitions and data sources

Education to the top  
Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%), 2005-2010*, male 93
Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%), 2005-2010*, female 95
Number per 100 population , 2010, mobile phones 125
Number per 100 population , 2010, Internet users 11
Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, male 40
Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, female 41
Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, male 116
Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, female 116
Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, male 96
Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, female 98
Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%), 2005-2010*, male 87
Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%), 2005-2010*, female 90
Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2006-2009*, admin. data 76
Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2005-2010*, survey data
Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, male
Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%), 2007-2010*, female
Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%), 2005-2010*, male 35
Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%), 2005-2010*, female 43
Definitions and data sources

Demographic Indicators to the top  
Population (thousands), 2010, under 18 3320
Population (thousands), 2010, under 5 966
Population annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990 3
Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2010 2.2
Population annual growth rate (%), 2010-2030 1.7
Crude death rate, 1970 15
Crude death rate, 1990 7
Crude death rate, 2010 5
Crude birth rate, 1970 47
Crude birth rate, 1990 38
Crude birth rate, 2010 27
Life expectancy at birth, 1970 52
Life expectancy at birth, 1990 66
Life expectancy at birth, 2010 73
Total fertility rate, 2010 3.1
% of population urbanized, 2010 52
Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1970-1990 4.7
Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2010 3.4
Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2010-2030 2.7
Definitions and data sources

Economic Indicators to the top  
GNI per capita (US$), US$, 2010 1880
GNI per capita (US$), PPP US$, 2010 3730
GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990 0.8
GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2010 1.6
Average annual rate of inflation (%), 1990-2010 13
% of population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day, 2000-2009* 23
% of central government expenditure (2000-2009*) allocated to: health
% of central government expenditure (2000-2009*) allocated to: education
% of central government expenditure (2000-2009*) allocated to: defence
ODA inflow in millions US$, 2009 457
ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI, 2009 3
Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services, 1990 30
Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services, 2009 5
Definitions and data sources

Women to the top  
Life expectancy: females as a % of males, 2010 107
Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males, 2005-2010* 100
Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males, Primary GER, 2007-2010* 100
Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males, Secondary GER, 2007-2010* 127
Survival rate to last grade of primary: females as a % of males, 2006-2009* -
Contraceptive prevalence (%), 2006-2010* 65
Antenatal care coverage (%), At least once, 2006-2010* 92
Antenatal care coverage (%), At least four times, 2006-2010* 81
Delivery care coverage (%), Skilled attendant at birth, 2006-2010* 67
Delivery care coverage (%), Institutional delivery, 2006-2010* 67
Delivery care coverage (%), C-section, 2006-2010* 13
Maternal mortality ratio† , 2006-2010*, reported
Maternal mortality ratio† , 2008, adjusted 110
Maternal mortality ratio† , 2008, Lifetime risk of maternal death: 1 in: 240
Definitions and data sources

Child Protection to the top  
Child labour 2000-2010*, total 16
Child labour 2000-2010*, male 16
Child labour 2000-2010*, female 15
Child marriage 2000-2010*, married by 15 11
Child marriage 2000-2010*, married by 18 39
Birth registration 2000-2010*, total 94
Female genital mutilation/cutting 1997-2010*, prevalence, women a
Female genital mutilation/cutting 1997-2010*, prevalence, daughtersb
Female genital mutilation/cutting 1997-2010*, attitudes, support for the practicec
Justification of wife beating 2002-2010*, male
Justification of wife beating 2002-2010*, female 16
Violent discipline++ 2005-2010*, total
Violent discipline++ 2005-2010*, male
Violent discipline++ 2005-2010*, female
Definitions and data sources

The Rate Of Progress to the top  
Under-5 mortality rank 88
Under-5 mortality rate, 1970 154
Under-5 mortality rate, 1990 58
Under-5 mortality rate, 2000 37
Under-5 mortality rate, 2010 24
Average annual rate of reduction (%), 1970-1990 4.9
Average annual rate of reduction (%), 1990-2000 4.5
Average annual rate of reduction (%), 2000-2010 4.3
Average annual rate of reduction (%), 1990-2010 4.4
Reduction since 1990 (%) 59
Reduction since 2000 (%) 35
GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990 0.8
GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2010 1.6
Total fertility rate, 1970 7.3
Total fertility rate, 1990 5.1
Total fertility rate, 2010 3.1
Average annual rate of reduction (%), 1970-1990 1.7
Average annual rate of reduction (%), 1990-2010 2.5
Definitions and data sources

Adolescents to the top  
Adolescent population (aged 10-19), Total (thousands), 2010 1764
Adolescent population (aged 10-19), Adolescents as proportion of total population (%), 2010 23
Marital status, Adolescents aged 15-19 who are currently married/in union (2000-2010*) %, male
Marital status, Adolescents aged 15-19 who are currently married/in union (2000-2010*) %, female 20
Age at first birth , Women aged 20-24 who gave birth before age 18 (%), 2000-2010* 26
Adolescent birth rate, Number of births per 1,000 girls aged 15-19, 2000-2010* 108
Justification of wife-beating, Adolescents aged 15-19 who think a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife under certain circumstances (2002-2010*) (%) , male
Justification of wife-beating, Adolescents aged 15-19 who think a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife under certain circumstances (2002-2010*) (%) , female 18
Use of mass media, Adolescents aged 15-19 who use at least one type of information media at least once a week (2000-2010*) (%), male
Use of mass media, Adolescents aged 15-19 who use at least one type of information media at least once a week (2000-2010*) (%), female 98
Secondary education , Lower secondary gross enrolment ratio, 2007-2010* 68
Secondary education , Upper secondary gross enrolment ratio, 2007-2010* 60
HIV knowledge, Adolescents aged 15-19 who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV (2005-2010*) (%), male
HIV knowledge, Adolescents aged 15-19 who have comprehensive knowledge of HIV (2005-2010*) (%), female 28
Definitions and data sources

Equity – Residence to the top  
Birth registration (%) 2000-2010*, urban 95
Birth registration (%) 2000-2010*, rural 93
Birth registration (%) 2000-2010*, ratio of urban to rural 1
Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2006-2010*, urban 90
Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2006-2010*, rural 50
Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2006-2010*, ratio of urban to rural 1.8
Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2006-2010*, urban 4
Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2006-2010*, rural 11
Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2006-2010*, ratio of rural to urban 2.4
Under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding (%) 2006-2010*, urban 51
Under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding (%) 2006-2010*, rural 49
Under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding (%) 2006-2010*, ratio of urban to rural 1
Primary school net attendance ratio 2005-2010*, urban 92
Primary school net attendance ratio 2005-2010*, rural 86
Primary school net attendance ratio 2005-2010*, ratio of urban to rural 1.1
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) females 15-24 2005-2010*, urban 37
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) females 15-24 2005-2010*, rural 21
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) females 15-24 2005-2010*, ratio of urban to rural 1.8
% of population using improved sanitation facilities 2008, urban 80
% of population using improved sanitation facilities 2008, rural 62
% of population using improved sanitation facilities 2008, ratio of urban to rural 1.3
Definitions and data sources

Equity – Household Wealth to the top  
Birth registration (%) 2000-2010*, poorest 20% 92
Birth registration (%) 2000-2010*, richest 20% 96
Birth registration (%) 2000-2010*, ratio of richest to poorest 1
Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2006-2010*, poorest 20% 33
Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2006-2010*, richest 20% 99
Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2006-2010*, ratio of richest to poorest 2.9
Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2006-2010*, poorest 20% 16
Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2006-2010*, richest 20% 2
Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2006-2010*, ratio of poorest to richest 8.1
Under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding (%) 2006-2010, poorest 20% 45
Under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding (%) 2006-2010, richest 20% 52
Under-fives with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding (%) 2006-2010, ratio of richest to poorest 1.1
Primary school net attendance ratio 2005-2010*, poorest 20% 80
Primary school net attendance ratio 2005-2010*, richest 20% 90
Primary school net attendance ratio 2005-2010*, ratio of richest to poorest 1.1
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) females 15-24 2005-2010*, poorest 20% 13
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) females 15-24 2005-2010*, richest 20% 44
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) females 15-24 2005-2010*, ratio of richest to poorest 3.4
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) males 15-24 2005-2010*, poorest 20%
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) males 15-24 2005-2010*, richest 20%
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) males 15-24 2005-2010*, ratio of richest to poorest




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