Health outcomes in Nigeria

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Nigeria in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Nigeria Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 53.88 62.54 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 38.4 33.23 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 12.16 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 5.46 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 2.8 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 219 227.49 111.24


Health spending in Nigeria

In the second table we see the health spending in Nigeria as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Nigeria is 79.34 USD. The country spends 3.65 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Nigeria Africa World
Health spending per capita 79.34 121.13 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 3.65 5.91 6.64

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