UNFPA Republic of Yemen

Yemen has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the Arab States region. UNFPA has helped improve the availability and quality of reproductive health services, in particular to provide safe deliveries and care for women with obstetric fistula. Humanitarian interventions target women and girls displaced by crises. UNFPA also engages men, young people, religious and community leaders to raise awareness on women’s health and rights. It works with policymakers to integrate population issues in poverty reduction and other national plans, and amend legislation to reduce gender discrimination.

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Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Santé maternelle et néonatale

  • Naissances assistées par un professionnel de santé qualifié en

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

  • Taux de prévalence des contraceptifs (toutes méthodes confondues)

  • Besoin non satisfait

Éducation

Fécondité

Taux de fécondité global, 2010-2015

Espérance de vie

Espérance de vie à la naissance (en années), 2010-2015

FGM Dashboard - Yemen Read more

Key Indicators
Population size, female age 15-49 (in thousands), 2012
Prevalence of FGM among women 15-49 (%)
Prevalence of FGM among girls 15-19 (%)
Ethnic group with the highest prevalence in the country (%)
Existence of national policies and laws banning FGM; Year passed
*Later dates reflect amendments to the original law or new laws
Transparence Read more

Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

All contraceptives - Yemen

No Data Available
Supplies economic impact

Impact on lifespan in Yemen*

1,500
Healthy years of life saved (women)
11,954
Healthy years of life saved (children)
13,454
Healthy years of life saved (women and children)
371,394
Direct healthcare costs saved (2015 USD)*
Supplies health impact

Health impact in Yemen

22
Maternal deaths averted
141
Child deaths averted
3,253
Unsafe abortions averted
Supplies demographic impact

Demographic impact in Yemen

13,914
Unintended pregnancies averted
5,426
Abortions averted

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