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Major Health Indicators in 2012 and 2013


Major Health Indicator 2012 2013
Crude birth rate (No. of live births per 1000 population) 12.8 8.0
Crude death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 population) 6.1 6.0
Age-standardised death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 standard population*) 3.2 3.0#
Infant mortality rate (No. of deaths per 1000 live births) 1.5

1.6#

Maternal mortality ratio (No. of deaths per 100000 live births) 2.2 0#
Life expectancy at birth
 (years)
Male 80.7 80.9#
Female 86.4 86.6#

Notes:
The mortality and birth statistics are based on number of "registered" deaths and births.
* Based on the world standard population specified in GPE Discussion Paper Series: No.31, EIP/GPE/EBD, World Health Organization, 2001.

# Provisional figure.




 

 

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