Myanmar

Key demographic indicators

41.8

Deaths per 1,000 live births

54,577,997

Persons

Trends in under-five mortality rate in Myanmar

Child health

Careseeking for ARI – percentage of children (under age 5) with acute respiratory infection symptoms whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider

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58

Diarrhoea treatment – percentage of children (under age 5) with diarrhoea who received ORS (packets or pre-packaged fluids)

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62

ITN use by children – percentage of children (under age 5) who slept under an insecticide-treated mosquito net the night prior to the survey

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19

Percentage of households with at least one insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN)

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27

Percentage of surviving infants who received the third dose of DTP-containing vaccine

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71

Percentage of children who received the 2nd dose of measles-containing vaccine, as per administered in the national schedule

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64

Child protection

Percentage of children under age 5 whose births are registered

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81

Percentage of women (aged 20-24 years) married or in union before age 18

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16

Percentage of children (aged 5-17 years) engaged in child labour (economic activities and household chores)

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10

Percentage of children (aged 1-14 years) who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers

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Not available

Percentage of women (aged 15-49 years) who consider a husband to be justified in hitting or beating his wife for at least one of the specified reasons

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51

Percentage of men (aged 15-49 years) who consider a husband to be justified in hitting or beating his wife for at least one of the specified reasons

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Not available

Percentage of girls and women (aged 15-49 years) who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Not available

Child survival

Under-five mortality rate

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
42

Under-five deaths

(Number of deaths) Find out more
38,581

Infant mortality rate

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
34

Neonatal mortality rate

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
22

Under-five mortality rate (Female)

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
38

Under-five mortality rate (Male)

(Deaths per 1,000 live births) Find out more
46

Early childhood

Percentage of children aged 36-59 months attending an early childhood education programme

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23

Percentage of children (aged 24-59 months) with whom any adult household member has engaged in 4 or more activities to provide early stimulation and responsive care in the last 3 days

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52

Percentage of children (aged 24-59 months) whose father has engaged in 4 or more activities to provide early stimulation and responsive care in the last 3 days

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6

Percentage of children under age 5 who have 3 or more children’s books

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5

Percentage of children under age 5 who play with 2 or more types of playthings

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72

Percentage of children under age 5 left alone or under the supervision of another child younger than 10 years of age for more than 1 hour at least once in the last week

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13

Education

Adjusted net attendance rate, one year before the official primary entry age

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56

Adjusted net attendance rate for children of primary school age

(Per cent) Find out more
93

Adjusted net attendance rate for adolescents of lower secondary school age

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69

Adjusted net attendance rate for youth of upper secondary school age

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36

Completion rate for children of primary school age

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83

Youth literacy rate for 15-24 years

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95

HIV/AIDS

Per cent of pregnant women living with HIV receiving effective ARVs for PMTCT (excludes single-dose nevirapine)

(Per cent) Find out more
18

Estimated number of new HIV infections (children aged 0-19 years)

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3,800

Reported number of children (aged 0-14 years) receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART)

(Number) Find out more
6,600

Per cent of young people (aged 15-24 years) who were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received the result of the last test (Female)

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Not available

Per cent of young people (aged 15-24 years) who were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received the result of the last test (Male)

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Not available

Estimated number of new HIV infections (adolescents and young people aged 15-24 years)

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5,700

Maternal and newborn health

Postnatal care for mothers – percentage of women (aged 15-49 years) who received postnatal care within 2 days of giving birth (Female)

(Per cent) Find out more
71

Antenatal care 4+ visits – percentage of women (aged 15-49 years) attended at least four times during pregnancy by any provider (Female)

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59

Skilled birth attendant – percentage of deliveries attended by skilled health personnel (Female)

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60

C-section rate – percentage of deliveries by cesarean section

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17

Early childbearing – percentage of women (aged 20-24 years) who gave birth before age 18 (Female)

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5

Maternal mortality ratio (number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births) (Female)

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Not available

Postnatal care for newborns – percentage of newborns who have a postnatal contact with a health provider within 2 days of delivery

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36

Nutrition

Early initiation of breastfeeding

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67

Exclusive breastfeeding (0-5 months)

(Per cent) Find out more
51

Continued breastfeeding (20-23 months)

(Per cent) Find out more
64

Height-for-age <-2 SD (stunting), Modeled Estimates

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24

Vitamin A two-dose coverage

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93

Iodized salt consumption (>0 ppm) among all tested households

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85

Sanitation

Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services

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61

Proportion of population using basic sanitation services

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14

Proportion of population using at least basic sanitation services

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Not available

Proportion of population using limited sanitation services

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12
Not available
Not available

Drinking water

Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services

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57

Proportion of population using basic drinking water services

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25

Proportion of population using at least basic drinking water services

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Not available

Proportion of population using limited drinking water services

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1

Proportion of population using unimproved drinking water sources

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6

Proportion of population using surface water

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11

MICS

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