UNFPA Central African Republic

One of the world’s poorest countries, the Central African Republic has struggled under repeated political crisis which have resulted in conflict and instability. UNFPA is based in the country since 1972 and provides humanitarian support, including reproductive health supplies such as clean delivery kits, male and female contraceptives, and medical equipment.

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+

Sexual and reproductive health

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

Family Planning

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Education

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Harmful Practices

Key results of Central African Republic in 2020 View more
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Youth participation in humanitarian response

During a humanitarian crisis, young people were included in decision-making mechanisms in all phases of humanitarian response
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Fistula treatment

180
Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA
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Minimum Initial Services Package

302
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package
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Life skills programmes for girls

168,050
Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes
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Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

52,582
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Demographic Dividend: Central African Republic 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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