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Table 1 Disparities in socioeconomic indicators for WHO African Region

From: Space and place for WHO health development dialogues in the African Region

Variable Minimum Maximum
GNI per capita (Int$ PPP) Int$ 680 (DRC) Int$ 23,270 (Seychelles)
Literacy rate among adults aged ≥15 years (%) 29 % (Burkina Faso) 94 % (Equatorial Guinea)
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 46 % (DRC) 100 % (Mauritius)
Population using improved sanitation (%) 9 % (South Sudan) 97 % (Seychelles)
Population living on < $ 1 (PPP int. $) a day (%) <2 % (Seychelles, Mauritius) 87.7 % (Madagascar)
Cellular phone subscribers (per 100 population) 6 (Eritrea) 215 (Gabon)
Net primary school enrolment rate (%) Male 40 % (Eritrea) 98 % (Algeria)
Female 34 % (Eritrea) 98 % (Malawi, Zambia)
  1. Source: WHO [2]