UNFPA Burundi

Burundi is among Africa’s most densely populated countries. There has been progress in reducing maternal mortality, and the rates of skilled attendance at birth and modern contraception prevalence have significantly increased. Active in the country since 1975, UNFPA assists with continued efforts to make deliveries safe and provide family planning. It also facilitates young people’s access to essential reproductive and sexual health care services. UNFPA programmes further advocate for legislation to advance gender equality and assist in building the capacities of the national statistical system.

Data overview View more

Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Maternal and newborn health

  • Births attended by skilled health personnel

Sexual and reproductive health

  • CPR any method

  • Unmet need

Education

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2010-2015

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2010-2015

Harmful Practices

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2006-2017

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Burundi View more

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Life Expectancy

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of Burundi in 2018 View more

Sexual and reproductive health indicators available

Sexual and reproductive health indicators were collected periodically, and made publically available

Maternal death notification

At least 25 per cent of the estimated maternal deaths were notified

Gender-based violence platform

A national mechanism to engage multiple stakeholders to prevent and address gender-based violence was in place

Data on gender-based violence

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

Vulnerability mapping

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

Fistula treatment

462 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

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

Life skills programmes for girls

1860 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

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

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

9519 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Sexual and reproductive health indicators available

Sexual and reproductive health indicators were collected periodically, and made publically available

Maternal death notification

At least 25 per cent of the estimated maternal deaths were notified

Gender-based violence platform

A national mechanism to engage multiple stakeholders to prevent and address gender-based violence was in place

Data on gender-based violence

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

Vulnerability mapping

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

Fistula treatment

462 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

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

Life skills programmes for girls

1860 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

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

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

9519 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure View more

Programme activities

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  • Core
  • Non - core

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