UNFPA Djibouti

Listed as one of the world’s least developed countries on the Human Development Index, Djibouti has seen a dramatic increase in poverty in recent decades. Health system weaknesses, however, have not prevented improvements in reproductive health (RH). Maternal mortality has declined and HIV prevalence has stabilized. Progress has come by expanding quality RH services, a move backed by UNFPA since 1995. Assistance today focuses on generating high-quality evidence to inform public policies, expanding services to vulnerable populations, providing integrated support to survivors of gender-based violence, and engaging religious leaders in promoting reproductive health and rights.

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  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Santé maternelle et néonatale

  • Naissances assistées par un professionnel de santé qualifié en

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

  • Taux de prévalence des contraceptifs (toutes méthodes confondues)

  • Besoin non satisfait



Taux de fécondité global, 2010-2015

Espérance de vie

Espérance de vie à la naissance (en années), 2010-2015

FGM Dashboard - Djibouti Read more

Key Indicators
Population size, female age 15-49 (in thousands), 2012
Prevalence of FGM among women 15-49 (%)
Prevalence of FGM among girls 15-19 (%)
Ethnic group with the highest prevalence in the country (%)
Existence of national policies and laws banning FGM; Year passed
*Later dates reflect amendments to the original law or new laws
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Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

All contraceptives - Djibouti

No Data Available
Supplies economic impact

Impact on lifespan in Djibouti*

Healthy years of life saved (women)
Healthy years of life saved (children)
Healthy years of life saved (women and children)
Direct healthcare costs saved (2015 USD)*
Supplies health impact

Health impact in Djibouti

Maternal deaths averted
Child deaths averted
Unsafe abortions averted
Supplies demographic impact

Demographic impact in Djibouti

Unintended pregnancies averted
Abortions averted