Health outcomes in Sao Tome and Principe

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Sao Tome and Principe in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Sao Tome and Principe Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 66.76 62.54 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 33.36 33.23 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 6.58 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 4.39 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 118 227.49 111.24


Health spending in Sao Tome and Principe

In the second table we see the health spending in Sao Tome and Principe as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Sao Tome and Principe is 105.13 USD. The country spends 5.99 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Sao Tome and Principe Africa World
Health spending per capita 105.13 121.13 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 5.99 5.91 6.64

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