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Table 1 Namibia: selected health and development indicators

From: Resource flows for health care: Namibia reproductive health sub-accounts

Indicator Value
GDP per capita, 2008 (US$) 4,149
Income Gini index, 2000-2010 74.3
Human Development Index (HDI), 2010 0.606
Life expectancy at birth, 2007 (years0 59
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, 2002-2006 46
Under-five mortality rate per 1,000 live births, 2002-2006 69
Total number of women age 15-49 years (2007-2008) 438,650
Total number of women age 15-49 years (2008-2009) 450,055
Annual number of births, 2009 59,000
Maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births (1998-2007) 449
Adult (15-49) years HIV prevalence rate, 2008 (%) 15.3
Antenatal care from skilled provider-4+ visits, 2006-2007 (%) 70.4
Percentage of deliveries by a skilled provider, 2006-2007 (%) 81.4
Health expenditure per capita 2008/09 (US$) 268
Physician per 10,000 population, 2000-2007 3
Nursing and midwifery personnel per 10,000 population, 2000-2007 31
Hospital beds per 10,000 population, 2000-2008 94.6