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Moldova, Republic of

Moldova, Republic of - Overview

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, 2006-2015
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    Births attended by skilled health personnel

Family planning

Contraceptive prevalence rate and unmet need
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    CPR any method 
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    Unmet need 

Education

Adjusted primary school enrolment, net per cent of primary school-age children, 2009-2019

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2017

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2019

Sex Ratio


Harmful Practices

- Data not available.
aThe MMR has been rounded according to the following scheme: <100, rounded to nearest 1; 100-999, rounded to nearest 1; and >1000, rounded to nearest 10.
aPercentage of girls aged 15-19 years who are members of the Sande society. Membership in Sande society is a proxy for female genital mutilation.
bReference year is 2017.
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3sup>Including Christmas Island, Cocos Keeling Islands and Norfolk Island.
4Including Nagorno-Karabakh.
5For statistical purposes, the data for China do not include Hong Kong and Macao, Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of China, and Taiwan Province of China.
6As of 1 July 1997, Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. For statistical purposes, the data for China do not include this area.
7As of 20 December 1999, Macao became a Special Administrative Region SAR of China. For statistical purposes, the data for China do not include this area.
8Refers to the whole country.
9For statistical purposes, the data for Denmark do not include Faroe Islands, and Greenland.
10Including Åland Islands.
11For statistical purposes, the data for France do not include French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Réunion, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin French part, Wallis and Futuna Islands.
12For statistical purposes, the data for France do not include this area.
13Including Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
14For statistical purposes, the data for United States of America do not include this area.
15Including Sabah and Sarawak.
16Including Agalega, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon.
17Including Transnistria.
18For statistical purposes, the data for Netherlands do not include Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part).
19For statistical purposes, the data for New Zealand do not include Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau.
20Including Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands.
21Including East Jerusalem.
22Including Kosovo.
23Including Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla.
24Including Zanzibar.
25Refers to the territory of the country at the time of the 2001 census.
26Refers to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. For statistical purposes, the data for United Kingdom do not include Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Montserrat, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands.
27For statistical purposes, the data for United States of America do not include American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and United States Virgin Islands.

DEFINITIONS OF THE INDICATORS
Total population: Estimated size of national populations at mid-year.
Average annual rate of population change: Average exponential rate of growth of the population over a given period, based on a medium variant projection.
Population aged 0-14, percent: Proportion of the population between age 0 and age 14.
Population aged 10-24, percent: Proportion of the population between age 10 and age 24.
Population aged 15-64, percent: Proportion of the population between age 15 and age 64.
Population aged 65 and older, percent: Proportion of the population aged 65 and older.
Sex ratio at birth: Number of live male births per one live female birth.
Total fertility rate: Number of children who would be born per woman if she lived to the end of her childbearing years and bore children at each age in accordance with prevailing age-specific fertility rates.
Life expectancy at birth: Number of years newborn children would live if subject to the mortality risks prevailing for the cross section of population at the time of their birth.
Maternal mortality ratio: Number of maternal deaths during a given time period per 100,000 live births during the same time period. (SDG indicator 3.1.1)
Births attended by skilled health personnel: Percentage of births attended by skilled heath personnel (doctor, nurse or midwife). (SDG indicator 3.1.2)
Contraceptive prevalence rate: Percentage of women aged 15 to 49 who are currently using any method of contraception.
Contraceptive prevalence rate, modern method: Percentage of women aged 15 to 49 who are currently using any modern method of contraception.
Unmet need for family planning: Percentage of women aged 15 to 49 who want to stop or delay childbearing but are not using a method of contraception.
Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods: Percentage of total demand for family planning among women aged 15 to 49 that is satisfied by the use of modern contraception. (SDG indicator 3.7.1)
Decision making on sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights: Percentage of women aged 15-49 years who are married (or in union), who make their own decisions on three areas – their healthcare, use of contraception, and sexual intercourse with their partners. (SDG indicator 5.6.1)
Laws and regulations that guarantee access to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education: The extent to which countries have national laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education. (SDG indicator 5.6.2)
Adolescent birth rate: Number of births per 1,000 adolescent girls aged 15–19. (SDG indicator 3.7.2)
Child marriage by age 18: Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18. (SDG indicator 5.3.1)
Female genital mutilation prevalence among girls aged 15-19: Proportion of girls aged 15-19 years who have undergone female genital mutilation.(SDG indicator 5.3.2)
Adjusted net enrolment rate, primary education: Percentage of children of the official primary age group who are enrolled in primary or secondary education.
Gender parity index, primary education: Ratio of female to male values of adjusted primary school net enrolment ratio.
Net enrolment rate, secondary education: Percentage of children of the official secondary age group who are enrolled in secondary education.
Gender parity index, secondary education: Ratio of female to male values of secondary school net enrolment ratio.

MAIN DATA SOURCES
Total population: United Nations Population Division.
Average annual rate of population change: UNFPA calculation based on data from United Nations Population Division.
Population aged 0-14, percent: UNFPA calculation based on data from United Nations Population Division.
Population aged 10-24, percent: UNFPA calculation based on data from United Nations Population Division.
Population aged 15-64, percent: UNFPA calculation based on data from United Nations Population Division.
Population aged 65 and older, percent: UNFPA calculation based on data from United Nations Population Division.
Sex ratio at birth: Chao, F., Gerland, P., Cook, A. R., & Alkema, L. (2019). Systematic assessment of the sex ratio at birth for all countries and estimation of national imbalances and regional reference levels. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(27), 13700. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1908359116
Total fertility rate: United Nations Population Division.
Life expectancy at birth: United Nations Population Division.
Maternal mortality ratio: United Nations Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-agency Group (WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division).
Births attended by skilled health personnel: Joint global database on skilled attendance at birth, 2017, United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO). Regional aggregates calculated by UNFPA based on data from the joint global database.
Contraceptive prevalence rate: United Nations Population Division.
Contraceptive prevalence rate, modern method: United Nations Population Division.
Unmet need for family planning: United Nations Population Division.
Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods: United Nations Population Division.
Decision making on sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights: UNFPA.
Laws and regulations that guarantee access to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education: UNFPA.
Adolescent birth rate: United Nations Population Division.
Child marriage by age 18: UNICEF. Regional aggregates calculated by UNFPA based on data from UNICEF.
FGM prevalence among girls aged 15-19: UNFPA.
Adjusted net enrolment rate, primary education: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
Gender parity index, primary education: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
Net enrolment rate, secondary education: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
Gender parity index, secondary education: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).

 
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