UNFPA Honduras

With more than half of Hondurans younger than 25 and a majority of the population living below the poverty line, the country faces great challenges in meeting the social, economic and health needs of its people. Since 1978, UNFPA has been supporting efforts to improve access to reproductive health and family planning services and sexual and reproductive health education for young people. It has also advocated at the policy level to advance gender equality and reproductive rights. Continued efforts are needed, especially given the burgeoning number of youth entering their reproductive years.

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, 2021

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2021

Harmful Practices

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2005-2019

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Honduras 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 Honduras in 2018 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

School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards

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

Life skills programmes for girls

45600 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

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

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

School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards

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

Life skills programmes for girls

45600 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

28 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
Expenditure View more

Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

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