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WHO Member States, estimates for 2001

Rank Country Years Rank Country Years
1 Japanb 71.4 96 Seychelles 55.4
2 Switzerland 71.1 97 Colombia 55.3
3 Iceland 70.5 98 Latvia 55.2
4 Sweden 70.5 99 Sri Lanka 55.2
5 San Marino 70.4 100 Morocco 54.9
6 Australia 70.1 101 Bahamas 54.7
7 Denmark 69.3 102 Peru 54.7
8 Norway 69.3 103 Nicaragua 54.4
9 Italy 69.2 104 Republic of Moldova 54.2
10 New Zealand 69.1 105 Suriname 54.2
11 France 69.0 106 Micronesia, Federated States of 54.0
12 Greece 69.0 107 Belarus 53.9
13 Monaco 69.0 108 El Salvador 53.7
14 Austria 68.9 109 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 53.5
15 Andorra 68.8 110 Vanuatu 53.4
16 Netherlandsb 68.7 111 Dominican Republic 53.0
17 Spain 68.7 112 Ukraine 52.9
18 Luxembourg 68.6 113 Solomon Islands 52.6
19 United Kingdomb 68.4 114 Brazilb 52.2
20 Germany 68.3 115 Cape Verde 52.2
21 Canada 68.2 116 Honduras 52.1
22 Israel 68.0 117 Tuvalu 52.0
23 Singapore 67.9 118 Bangladesh 51.7
24 Belgium 67.7 119 Guyana 51.6
25 Finland 67.7 120 India 51.5
26 Ireland 67.6 121 Russian Federation 51.5
27 Malta 67.6 122 Guatemala 51.4
28 United States of America 66.4 123 Kiribati 51.1
29 Cyprus 65.3 124 Philippines 51.1
30 Slovenia 65.1 125 Uzbekistan 50.9
31 Cubab 64.7 126 Marshall Islands 50.4
32 Republic of Korea 64.5 127 Pakistan 50.4
33 Chile 64.4 128 Azerbaijan 50.3
34 Portugal 64.3 129 Bhutan 50.0
35 Kuwait 64.1 130 Mongolia 49.9
36 Czech Republic 63.8 131 Maldives 49.6
37 Costa Rica 62.6 132 Kazakhstan 49.0
38 Mexico 62.6 133 Nauru 48.8
39 Bahrain 62.3 134 Nepal 48.7
40 Poland 62.1 135 Gabon 48.2
41 China 62.0 136 Sao Tome and Principe 48.1
42 United Arab Emirates 61.7 137 Bolivia 48.0
43 Slovakia 61.6 138 Papua New Guinea 47.9
44 Panama 61.2 139 Iraq 47.7
45 Uruguay 61.2 140 Kyrgyzstan 47.7
46 Jamaica 61.1 141 Comoros 47.0
47 Barbados 61.0 142 Tajikistan 47.0
48 Bulgaria 60.8 143 Turkmenistan 46.7
49 Yugoslavia 60.7 144 Myanmar 46.5
50 Argentina 60.6 145 Ghana 45.8
51 Brunei Darussalam 60.4 146 Yemen 45.5
52 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 60.4 147 Gambia 45.1
53 Bosnia and Herzegovina 60.0 148 Senegal 43.1
54 Croatia 59.7 149 Cambodia 43.0
55 Dominica 59.4 150 Sudan 42.9
56 Qatar 59.2 151 Lao People's Democratic Republic 42.4
57 Oman 59.0 152 Eritrea 42.3
58 Saint Lucia 58.9 153 Madagascar 42.2
59 Trinidad and Tobago 58.9 154 Equatorial Guinea 41.7
60 Tunisia 58.9 155 Congo 40.9
61 Saint Kitts and Nevis 58.8 156 Togo 40.6
62 Romania 58.6 157 Benin 40.1
63 Turkey 58.5 158 Guinea 40.0
64 Cook Islands 58.3 159 Nigeria 40.0
65 Estonia 58.0 160 South Africa 40.0
66 Hungary 58.0 161 Namibia 39.8
67 Syrian Arab Republicb 58.0 162 Mauritania 39.6
68 Malaysia 57.6 163 Kenya 39.5
69 Georgia 57.5 164 Cameroon 38.8
70 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 57.5 165 Haiti 38.5
71 Saudi Arabia 57.4 166 Djibouti 37.9
72 Jordan 57.2 167 Ethiopia 36.9
73 Tonga 57.1 168 Côte d'Ivoire 36.3
74 Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 57.1 169 United Republic of Tanzania 36.3
75 Antigua and Barbuda 56.9 170 Uganda 36.2
76 Lithuania 56.9 171 Guinea-Bissau 36.1
77 Fiji 56.8 172 Chad 35.9
78 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 56.8 173 Liberia 35.3
79 Ecuador 56.6 174 Mozambique 34.4
80 Lebanon 56.5 175 Burkina Faso 33.9
81 Egypt 56.4 176 Swaziland 33.8
82 Mauritius 56.4 177 Mali 33.7
83 Niue 56.4 178 Lesotho 33.2
84 Thailand 56.4 179 Botswana 33.0
85 Belize 56.3 180 Somalia 32.5
86 Indonesia 56.1 181 Central African Republic 32.3
87 Grenada 56.0 182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.3
88 Samoa 56.0 183 Burundi 31.7
89 Albania 55.9 184 Niger 31.7
90 Viet Nam 55.9 185 Rwanda 31.7
91 Algeria 55.8 186 Zimbabwe 31.6
92 Iran, Islamic Republic of 55.5 187 Afghanistan 31.1
93 Palau 55.5 188 Zambia 30.5
94 Armenia 55.4 189 Malawi 29.0
95 Paraguay 55.4 190 Angola 25.7
  191 Sierra Leone 24.0

These figures were produced by WHO using the best available evidence. They are not necessarily the official statistics of Member States.

 
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