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Table 1 Selection of demographic, economic and health care indicators (KRI)

From: Primary care in an unstable security, humanitarian, economic and political context: the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Population 5,472,436 (2015) [6]
Iraqi IDPs 958,344 (Aug 2016, figure not including IDPs in disputed territories) [54]
Syrian refugees 234,228 (Aug 2016) [54]
Military casualties > 1500 Peshmerga and Kurdish security forces (since 2014) [92]
Annual budget transfer from Baghdad 17% of oil revenues (~ $12 billion/year) [7]
Actual budget received from Baghdad ~ $2 billion (total since 2014) [7]
Funds required to offset the impact of IDPs on KRI residents $1.48 billion / year (2015) [7]
KRI Debt $17 billion [20]
Budget deficit $3.2 (2015); $2 billion (projected, 2016) [20]
Austerity program fiscal consolidation 37% of GRP (between 2014 and 2016) [20]
Poverty rate 3.5% (2012); 12% (2015, KRSO) [7]
Corruption index High (KRI received a score of mid-30s, where 0 is considered corrupt and 100 clean. Comparison: Iraq received a score of 10). (EIU 2014) [3]
Theoretical annual public health sector budget (projected from pre-crisis levels) $995.4 million (2015) [7]
Actual public health sector budget $179.9 million (2014) [7]
Theoretical per-capita public health expenditure (projected from pre-crisis levels) $159.91 (4)
Actual per-capita public health expenditure Total per-capita public health expenditure: $33.74 (2014); Primary health care per-capita expenditure: $5.80 [7]
Physicians 13 per 10,000 (2014) [6]
Neonatal mortality 9 per 1000 live births (2009); Comparison: Iraq 25 per 1000; WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region 35 per 1000 (2009) [22]
Infant mortality 28 per 1000 live births (2011); Comparison: Iraq 36 per 1000; WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region 57 per 1000 (2011) [22]
Child (under 5 yrs) mortality 32 per 1000 live births (2011); Comparison: Iraq 45 per 1000; WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region 78 per 1000 (2011) [22]
Immunization coverage, children 12–23 months (Measles and DPT3 respectively) 90% and 81% (2008); Comparison: Iraq 69% and 62%; WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: 83% and 82% (2008) [22]
Underweight, wasting and stunting (children under 5 yrs) 7%, 5%, and 15%, respectively (2011); Comparison: Iraq 27.5% stunted (2011) [22]
Cholera outbreaks (years) 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2015 (contained)
Diabetes (Type 2) 6.2% (Sulaimani Governorate, 2011) [28]
Cancer 38/100,000 (2006); 61.7 /100,000 (2014) (Sulaimani Governorate) [29]