Health outcomes in the Gambia

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for the Gambia in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Gambia Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 61.42 62.54 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 38.97 33.23 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 7.93 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 5.36 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 1.6 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 174 227.49 111.24

Health spending in the Gambia

In the second table we see the health spending in the Gambia as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in the Gambia is 20.93 USD. The country spends 4.43 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Gambia Africa World
Health spending per capita 20.93 121.13 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 4.43 5.91 6.64

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