December 13, 2007

Jordan development Goals: Track, Learn, Suppot

Below is the millinium development goals (MDG) data. The data presented here is the latest latest available from the United Nations Statistics Division.

"MDG track progress in over 130 locations worldwide. The MDG Monitor shows how countries are progressing in their efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). With the 2015 target date fast approaching, it is more important than ever to understand where the goals are on track, and where additional efforts and support are needed, both globally and at the country level.
The MDG Monitor is designed as a tool for policymakers, development practitioners,
journalists, students and others to:

TRACK progress through interactive maps and country-specific profiles

LEARN about
countries' challenges and achievements and get the latest news

SUPPORT organizations working on the MDGs around the world

Countdown: 7 years 50 days 12 hours

Total population (millions): 5.9
Population growth (annual %): 2.9
Surface area (sq. km): 89,342
GDP per capita (PPP US$): 5,988
GDP growth (annual %): 6.4
Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %): 4.8
Unemployment (% of total labor force): N/A
Life expectancy at birth (years): 71.3
Median age of total population (years): 21.1
Human Development Index (Rank 1 - 177): 86
Human Development Index Value: 0.8
Sex ratio at birth (males per 100 females): 105.0

Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Population below PPP $1 per day (%): 2.0
Children under 5 who are moderately or severely underweight (%): 4.4
Population living below the national poverty line (%): 14.2

Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education
Net enrolment ratio in primary education (% both sexes): 92.6
Percentage of pupils starting Grade 1 and reach Grade 5 (% both sexes): 95.4

Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women
Gender parity Index in primary level enrolment (ratio of girls to boys): 1.0
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old (% both sexes): 99.0
Seats held by women in national parliament (%): 5.5

Goal 4: Reduce child mortality
Mortality rate of children under 5 years old (per 1,000 live births): 26
1-year-old children immunized against measles (%): 95

Goal 5: Improve maternal health
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 births): 41

Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
People living with HIV,15-49 yrs old (%): 0.1
Prevalence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people): 6

Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
Land area covered by forest (%): 0.9
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita (metric tons): 3.0658
Access to improved drinking water sources (% of total population): 97

Goal 8: Develop a global partnership for development
Internet users (per 100 people): 13.7
Youth unemployment rate, ages 15-24, both sexes : 30.3

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