Health Statistics



Health Indicators

  2002     2003    
  Males Females Total Males Females Total
Estimated life expectancy at birtd 61.7 65.1 63.6      
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live birtds (under 1) 41 28 35     16.2
Child mortality rates (1- 4 years) 6.5 11.7 9     5.4
Maternal mortality rate (per 100,000)           5.4
Total fertility rate     3.7     2.3
Immunisation rates (selected) I yr olds immunised for measles            
Immunisation rates (selected) I yr olds immunised for            
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age            
Proportion of birtds attended by skilled healtd personnel            



Births Distribution by Islands

Births Distribution by Islands                  
Islands 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Nanumea 11 11 10 6 6 9 8 0 8
Nanumaga 6 15 15 6 7 12 9 4 6
Niutao 7 15 12 4 5 6 7 5 3
Nui 7 3 0 3 4 4 16 2 1
Vaitupu 23 10 7 7 12 18 13 4 7
Nukufetau 14 14 8 10 4 5 1 1 1
Funafuti 160 162 142 118 143 134 177 168 128
Nukulaelae 2 1 3 2 4 2 0 0 1
Niulakita 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 231 231 197 156 185 190 231 184 155



Deaths Distribution by Islands

Islands 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Nanumea 8 11 11 9 9 11 6 0  
Nanumaga 6 7 11 9 8 6 4 9  
Niutao 11 8 12 9 10 4 7 6  
Nui 7 8 6 4 7 5 2 3  
Vaitupu 15 30 6 12 6 12 9 2  
Nukufetau 9 6 3 11 6 4 3 1  
Funafuti 21 33 31 32 34 45 31 10  
Nukulaelae 6 6 6 1 3 2 2 0  
Niulakita 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Total 84 109 86 87 83 89 64 31