Introduc on. Central Bureau of Sta s cs Kathmandu, Nepal August 2016

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1 1 Introduc on The South Asian Associa on for Regional Coopera on (SAARC) was established in 1985 with a broad objec ve of promo ng the welfare of the people of South Asia through regional coopera on. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are the founder members of the organiza on from its establishment. The number of member States reaches to eight when Afghanistan became a member of SAARC in The SAARC Group on Sta s cs (SAARCSTAT) was formed in 2004 to commence coopera on in the field of sta s cs among the member states. So far, seven mee ngs of heads of SAARC Sta s cal Organiza on have been held in different countries. The last mee ng was held in Sri-Lanka in These mee ngs have been very frui ul in sharing experiences and promo ng sta s cal system in South Asia region. Various decisions and ini a ves have been taken in the subsequent mee ngs to develop common concepts, classifica ons and standards for the produc on of comparable sta s cs and indicators of the region. As per the decision of the fourth mee ng of the heads of SAARC sta s cal organiza ons, a leaflet "SAARC in Figures" has been ini ated to publish by the Central Bureau of Sta s cs, Nepal. The present issue "SAARC in Figures 2016", a concise leaflet a empts to present sta s cal facts and figures on various social and economic situa ons of the member countries under nineteen broad headings. Central Bureau of Sta s cs (CBS), Nepal is pleased to bring out this third issue of the "SAARC in Figures" and believes that the leaflet would be helpful to briefly introduce the region. Besides, the leaflet would be useful to envisage the regional development agenda post-2015 for this region. CBS would like to thank all the NSOs of the member states and other concerned agencies for supplying informa on for this issue. Comments and construc ve sugges ons that would be useful to improve future issues are hear ly welcome. Central Bureau of Sta s cs Kathmandu, Nepal August 2016 SAARC.indd 1 8/24/2016 2:04:04 PM

2 1. Population and Demography SAARC in Figures 2016 Population ( 000) Population growth rate (%) Population density Sex ratio Crude Birth Rate (CBR) Crude Death Rate (CDR) Total Fertility Rate (TFR) Life expectancy at birth, Males (Years) Life expectancy at birth, Females (Years) (2005) ( ) 67.7 ( ) (2006) (2006) (2006) Remarks (Comments obtained from India) 2 SAARC.indd 2 8/24/2016 2:04:04 PM

3 2. Urbanization and International Migration Urban population (% of total population) Absentee Population (Abroad) ( 000) Foreign population ( 000) (2006) 2681 (2006) Child and Maternal Health Infant mortality (per 1000 live births) Under five mortality (per 1000 live births) Underweight children under five year (%) Children under 1 immunized againsat measles (%) DPT3 immunisation (%) (2004) ( ) ( ) (2001) SAARC.indd 3 8/24/2016 2:04:04 PM

4 Maternal mortlity ratio (per live births ) Antenatal care coverage at least four visits (%) Birth attended by skilled health personnel Contraceptive and HIV/AIDS ( ) (2007) (2007) 99.0 (2007) Contraceptive prevalence rate years female 23 HIV prevalence rate Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/ AIDS (female) Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/ AIDS (male) Comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/ AIDS (total) (Aged yrs) (2007) ( ) ( ) 33.0 ( ) (2007) < (2007) 4 SAARC.indd 4 8/24/2016 2:04:04 PM

5 5. Prevalence of Malaria and Tuberculosis Malaria per population Tuberculosis prevalence rate per population Tuberculosis incidence rate per population Tuberculosis detection rate under DOTS % Health Care and Resources Doctors (Physicians) per population Hospital beds per population Total health expenditure as % of GDP ( ) Provisional National Council Registered doctor (Allopathic+ AYUSH) Government hospitals only (Provisional) 5 SAARC.indd 5 8/24/2016 2:04:04 PM

6 7. Education and Literacy Net enrolment rate in primary education (%) Survival rate to last grade of primary education ( %) Literacy rate (6 years and over) ( %) Adult literacy rate (15 years and over) (%) Public expenditure on education as percent of GDP Employment and Labour Force ( ) ( ) (2006) (2006) 3.6 ( ) ( ) Labour force participation rate Unemployment rate Employment in agriculture (%) (2004) ( ) 2.3 ( ) 48.9 ( ) Literacy Rate (7 years and over for India) Age 15+, US (PS+SS) for India 6 SAARC.indd 6 8/24/2016 2:04:04 PM

7 9. Poverty and Inequality Population living below the national poverty line Proportion of population below $ 1.25 (PPP) a day 42 (2007) Gini coefficient Human development index 2014# (2005) < (2005) (2012/13) 0.48 ( ) HDI rank in 2014# Women and Empowerment Female headed household (%) Women in national Parliament % ( ) 7 SAARC.indd 7

8 11. National Accounts GDP at PPP (USD, million) GDP per capita at PPP (USD) GNI per capita (USD) Growth rate of real GDP Private consumption expenditure (% of GDP) Gross domestic capital formation (% of GDP) Export of goods and services (% of GDP) Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Gross domestic saving (% of GDP) ( P) 4.24 ( P) 79.2 ( P) ( P) ( P) ( P) ( P) at factor cost in IRs Crore for India at factor cost in IRs Crore for India at factor cost in IRs Crore for India at factor cost 8 SAARC.indd 8

9 12. Money, Finance and Prices Growth rate of CPI Growth rate of food CPI Money supply M2 (% of GDP) Government revenue as percent of GDP Government expenditure as percent of GDP Fiscal balance as % of GDP Official exchange rate (per USD, annual average) SAARC.indd 9

10 13. Globalization Trade in goods balance (% of GDP) Trade in services balance (% of GDP) Current account balance (% of GDP) Workers remittances received (USD, million) Workers remittances received (% of GDP) FDI net inflows (USD, million) FDI net inflows (% of GDP) International reserves (USD, million) Total external debt (USD, million) Total external debt (% of GDP) SAARC.indd 10

11 14. Tourism International tourists ( 000) Income from tourists (USD, million) Transport Total road networks (K.M. 000) Total number of vehicles ( 000) Total rail networks (KM) 42.2 (2006) not applicable (2005) ( ) ( ) Crore IRs for India SAARC.indd 11

12 16. Environment CO 2 emissions (million tons) Consumption of Ozone depleting substances (grams per capita) Forest area as % of total land area ( ) (2007) Communications Fixed telephone lines per 100 population Mobile cellular subscriptions per 100 population Internet user per 100 population ( ) 60.7 ( ) SAARC.indd 12

13 18. Water and Sanitation Access to improved water source (percent of population) Access to improved sanitation (percent of population) 19. Electricity Total electricity generation (billion kwh) Total electricity used (per capital kwh) Household with electrification (%) Household electricity consumption (Kwh per capita) 25 (2005) ( ) SAARC.indd 13

14 SAARC Summits First SAARC Summit, Dhaka, 1985 Second SAARC Summit, Bangalore, 1986 Third SAARC Summit, Kathmandu, 1987 Fourth Summit, Islambad, 1988 Fi h SAARC Summit, Male, 1990 Sixth SAARC Summit, Colombo, 1991 Seventh SAARC Summit. Dhaka, 1993 Eighth SAARC Summit, New Delhi 1995 Nineth SAARC Summit, Male, 1997 Tenth SAARC Summit, Colombo, 1998 Eleventh SAARC Summit, Kathmandu, 2002 Twel h SAARC Summit, Islamabad, 2004 Thirteenth SAARC Summit, Dhaka, 2005 Fourteenth SAARC Summit, New Delhi, 2007 Fi eenth SAARC Summit, Colombo, 2008 Sixteenth SAARC Summit, Thimphu, 2010 Seventeenth SAARC Summit, Addu City, 2011 Eighteenth SAARC Summit, Kathmandu, SAARC.indd 14

15 SAARCSTAT Mee ngs The SAARC Group on Sta s cs (SAARCSTAT) was formed in 2004 to commence coopera on in the field of sta s cs among the member states. Seven mee ngs of the heads of SAARC Sta s cal Organiza ons have so far been held are as follows: First SAARCSTAT Mee ng, India (26-27 May, 2005) Second SAARCSTAT Mee ng, Bangladesh (17-18 April, 2008) Third SAARCSTAT Mee ng, Bhutan (18-19 November, 2010) Fourth SAARCSTAT Mee ng, Pakistan (24-25 October, 2011) Fi h SAARCSTAT Mee ng, Maldives (4-5 November, 2012) Sixth SAARCSTAT Mee ng, Nepal (12-13 June, 2014) Seventh SAARCSTAT Mee ng, Sri-Lanka (23-24 July, 2015) 15 SAARC.indd 15

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