Sundhedscentret i Kubuneh

Støtteforeningen for Kubuneh Health Centre i Gambia

   
 

Kubuneh Health Centre - Gambia

 
 

Demografiske profil for Gambia 2012

Population

  • 1,840,454 (July 2011 est.)

Age structure

  • 0-14 years: 40% (male 360,732/female 358,440)
  • 15-64 years: 56.9% (male 501,946/female 520,826)
  • 65 years and over: 3.1% (male 26,645/female 29,271) (2011 est.)

Median age

  • total: 19.4 years
  • male: 19.2 years
  • female: 19.7 years (2011 est.)

Population growth rate

  • 2.344% (2011 est.)

Birth rate

  • 33.41 births/1,000 population (2011 est.)

Death rate

  • 7.5 deaths/1,000 population (July 2011 est.)

Urbanization

  • urban population: 58% of total population (2010)
  • rate of urbanization: 3.7% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major cities - population

  • Banjul (capital) 436,000 (2009)

Sex ratio

  • at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
  • under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
  • 15-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
  • 65 years and over: 0.9 male(s)/female
  • total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Infant mortality rate

  • total: 69.58 deaths/1,000 live births
  • male: 75.15 deaths/1,000 live births
  • female: 63.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2011 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

  • total population: 63.82 years
  • male: 61.52 years
  • female: 66.18 years (2011 est.)

Total fertility rate

  • 4.1 children born/woman (2011 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

  • 2% (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

  • 18,000 (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths

  • fewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
 

Major infectious diseases

  • degree of risk: very high
  • food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
  • vectorborne diseases: malaria
  • water contact disease: schistosomiasis
  • respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis
  • animal contact disease: rabies (2009)

Nationality

  • noun: Gambian(s)
  • adjective: Gambian

Ethnic groups

African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1% (2003 census)

Religions

Muslim 90%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 2%

Languages

English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 40.1%

male: 47.8%

female: 32.8% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

  • total: 9 years
  • male: 9 years
  • female: 9 years (2008)

Education expenditures

  • 2% of GDP (2004)

Maternal mortality rate

  • 400 deaths/100,000 live births (2008)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

15.8% (2006)

Health expenditures

  • 10.1% of GDP (2009)

Physicians density

  • 0.038 physicians/1,000 population (2008)

Hospital bed density

  • 1.13 beds/1,000 population (2009)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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