Vanuatu is a republic comprising 83 islands and atolls (63 of which are inhabited) in the Melanesian region of the Pacific.
Another South Pacific neighbour, the Republic of Vanuatu has a population of 309,765. Children, under age 18 comprise around 44% of the total population.
|Under 5 Mortality||28/1000|
|Comments||on track for 2030|
|Maternal Mortality (Aust = 6.8/100,000||78/100,000 live births|
|Exclusive Breast Feeding||73%|
|Immunisation Rates||33% basic vaccinations|
|Comments||Vulnerable in disasters ++|
|Adolescents Mental Health|
|Attempted Suicide||24% (13-15 yrs)|
|Child Sexual Abuse||30% (girls < 15)|
|Comments||Corporal punishment: 51% parents view as needed|
|Education||Net enrolment ratio|
Data source: UNICEF situational analysis