Table 2.

Health status of mothers and children in the 10 index countries at war in 2000 and the 10 largest arms exporting countries, scaled so that the populations of all countries are of equal size (50 million)w7 w48

No of children aged <5 dying each dayNo of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth each year (1995 data)
10 poorest countries engaged in conflict during 2000
Sierra Leone200946 667
Angola192634 466
Afghanistan183519 175
Somalia151337 368
Democratic Republic of Congo130724 272
Burundi101842 500
Ethiopia105444 922
Rwanda99640 385
Pakistan6683 903
Uganda94025 907
10 countries exporting the most arms in the years 1996-2000
United States1591
Russia33337
France9131
United Kingdom965
Germany756
Netherlands965
Ukraine30212
Italy752
China103539
Belarus40168