UNFPA Azerbaijan

Poverty in the Republic of Azerbaijan has dropped sharply, and it has made continued progress in increasing the use of contraceptives and reducing abortions. UNFPA has provided assistance since 1994, helping the Government to incorporate population issues into national development goals. Programmes aim at further broadening access to reproductive health services and improving their quality. They support updating policies and laws to strengthen women’s roles in politics, the economy, and all aspects of social life, including through community mobilization and engagement with authorities and civil society.

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 Azerbaijan in 2020 View more

National plan for sexual and reproductive health

A costed, integrated national plan was developed for sexual and reproductive health, which prioritizes access for key groups

Health services for sexual violence survivors

Essential health services were provided for survivors of sexual violence by at least 60 per cent of public health facilities

Cervical cancer screening services

Cervical cancer screening services were offered by at least 25 per cent of public health facilities

Discrimination prevention in health curricula

Prevention of stigma and discrimination was included in curricula of health professionals

Data on gender-based violence

National systems were in place to collect and disseminate data on the incidence of gender-based violence

Coordination body for gender-based violence

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

National plans against harmful practices

A costed national action plan to address harmful practices was developed

Census disaggregation

Census results disaggregated by age and sex were available and publically accessible online

Census sample availability

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

Disability in census

Censuses in place included questions on disability

Rapid assessments in crises

During a humanitarian crisis, rapid assessments of affected populations were conducted

Minimum Initial Services Package

2,750
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

1,100
Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

600
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Community declarations on harmful practices

600
Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

101,000
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
2020 Humanitarian results achieved for Azerbaijan View more
People reached with Dignity Kits in 1 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
Azerbaijan 8000
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
Azerbaijan 5000
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 1 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
Azerbaijan 5
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
Azerbaijan 5
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
Azerbaijan 200

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