Table 1

Coverage of priority indicators for women’s and children’s health in low and middle income countries* 2014-187

IndicatorNo of countries with dataCoverageCountries with lowest valueCountries with highest value
Median (interquartile range) coverage (%)Minimum (%)Maximum (%)
Demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods7756 (42-74)590AlbaniaNorth Korea
Antenatal care (4+ visits)7473 (53-9)1898AfghanistanCuba
Treatment of pregnant women living with HIV9379 (46-93)599SudanBenin, Bolivia, Cuba, Grenada, Jamaica, Mozambique, Mauritius, Malawi, Malaysia, Namibia, Romania, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Zambia
Neonatal tetanus protection9990 (85-94)6099Central African Republic, NigeriaDominican Republic, Eritrea, Guyana, Honduras, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Sao Tome and Principe
Skilled attendant at delivery10992 (74-99)20100ChadTurkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Postnatal visit for mothers6871 (50-90)1100ColombiaTurkmenistan
Postnatal visit for babies6164 (32-91)4100ChadTurkmenistan
Early initiation of breastfeeding6854 (41-67)2090PakistanSri Lanka
Exclusive breastfeeding (<6 months)6846 (35-58)087ChadRwanda
Continued breastfeeding (year 1)6780 (60-90)2598SerbiaNepal
DTP3 immunisation13790 (81-96)2599Equatorial GuineaAlbania, China, Cuba, Fiji, Iran, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Maldives, Mongolia, Malaysia, Turkmenistan
Measles immunisation (first dose)13789 (78-96)3099Equatorial GuineaChina, Cape Verde, Cuba, Eritrea, Iran, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Maldives, Mongolia, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Nauru, Rwanda, Turkmenistan, Tanzania, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Rotavirus immunisation7385 (74-92)299PhilippinesFiji, Morocco
Vitamin A supplementation (two doses)6662 (26-90)099Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Gabon, MauritaniaBenin, Bangladesh, Morocco, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia
Care seeking for pneumonia symptoms6663 (49-77)2493NigeriaCuba
Diarrhoea: oral rehydration treatment6444 (34-55)1684CameroonEswatini
Population using basic drinking water services13891 (69-97)39100ChadRomania
Population using basic sanitation services13576 (39-91)7100EthiopiaLibya, Uzbekistan
  • * Includes Panama, which was reclassified as a high income country in 2018. Data from WHO and Unicef on immunisation rates, July 2019; WHO and Unicef Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation, June 2019; Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, July 2019; and Unicef ( and WHO global databases (, May 2019 (based on demographic and health surveys, multiple indicator cluster surveys, and other national surveys)