UNFPA Ecuador

A middle-income country, Ecuador is facing several shortfalls in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality, and preventing adolescent pregnancies. As a result, it is committed to closing these gaps in specific regions and among vulnerable groups. Active in Ecuador for more than 30 years, UNFPA advocates for universal access to reproductive health services, and helps mobilize resources and political will accordingly. Through partnerships with national ministries, local governments and civil society, it fosters effective coordination for the national strategy on family planning and preventing adolescent pregnancy.

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

Key results of Ecuador in 2018 View more

Reproductive rights, laws and policies

Strategies were in place to align laws, policies and regulations on reproductive rights

Minimum Initial Services Package

2153 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

480000 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Reproductive rights, laws and policies

Strategies were in place to align laws, policies and regulations on reproductive rights

Minimum Initial Services Package

2153 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

480000 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes
Expenditure View more

Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

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