UNFPA Angola

After enduring 40 years of almost continuous war, Angola was in disarray when peace accords were finally signed in 2002. Since then, the country’s economy has grown rapidly, but inequities persist, and nearly 40 per cent of Angolans live in poverty and maternal mortality and teenage pregnancy remain high. Since 1978, UNFPA has been working to: increase access to reproductive health (including family planning and treatment of obstetric fistula) and HIV prevention services; ensure sustainable population growth and development (through improved availability of reliable information); and increase gender equality.

Data overview View more

Population

Population, by age group, per cent
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    Population aged 0-14
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    Population aged 15-64
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    Population aged 65+

Maternal and newborn health

Births attended by skilled health personnel, per cent, 2014-2019
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    Births attended by skilled health personnel

Sexual and reproductive health

Contraceptive prevalence rate and unmet need
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    CPR any method  
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    Unmet need  

Education

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2021

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2021

Harmful Practices

Key results of Angola in 2020 View more

Sexual and reproductive health coordination body during crisis

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency sexual and reproductive health coordination body was in place

Coordination body for gender-based violence

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency gender-based violence coordination body was in place

Census sample availability

A representative sample of census data was released within 12 months of launching the main census report

Population projections

Publically available population projections at national and subnational levels, disaggregated by age, sex, location were generated

Vulnerability mapping

Mapping was generated and used to illustrate the vulnerability of population to disasters and humanitarian crises

Minimum Initial Services Package

205
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

108,600
Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

4,161
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
2020 Humanitarian results achieved for Angola View more
People reached with Dignity Kits in 1 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
Angola 12008
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 1 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Angola 25000
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 1 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Angola 4600
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 0 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 1 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
Angola 13
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 1 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package
Angola 50
Demographic Dividend: Angola View more

Population Pyramid

females
males
Population in thousands

Life Expectancy

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018 Note: Years 2017 to 2100 are projected data.
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

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