Africa and Asia most affected by lack of drinking water in children's schools

A recent UNICEF report shows that 293m children worldwide did not have drinking water in their schools in 2023. Six African and four Asian countries make up the top ten, with Ethiopia and Nigeria occupying first and second positions, respectively, with 33.2m and 29m children.

The top five countries account for 42% of the total affected population.

Source:
UNICEF
Period:
2023
HTML code to embed chart
Tags
Related Insights

Nine of the top ten countries with the highest rate of female child marriage are African
Nine of the top ten countries with the highest rates of female child marriage are in Africa. Niger leads the list, with 76% of women aged 20 to 24 married or in union before 18. Bangladesh is the only non-African country in the top ten, with a rate of 51%.

World Happiness Report: Nigeria's happiness score has remained below 5 since 2020
Nigeria’s happiness scores range from 4.552 to 5.268, fluctuating from year to year. There was a slight upward trend from 2016 to 2019, with the highest recorded in 2015. Here are Nigeria's happiness scores from 2012.

Nigeria is the 11th happiest country of 40 African countries surveyed as of 2024 and 102nd in the world
Nigeria has ranked the 102nd happiest country of 143 countries surveyed globally as of 2024; it ranked 11th of 40 African countries.​ ​​ ​Libya ranked 66th globally and 1st in Africa, followed by Mauritius and South Africa in 70th and 83rd positions, respectively. The World Happiness Report ranks happiness based on GDP per capita, life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom, and corruption.

Chad and Nigeria had the lowest life expectancies in Africa as of 2023
The African countries with the highest life expectancies as of 2023 are: Algeria - 77 years, Tunisia - 77 years, Cape Verde - 77 years, Mauritius - 76 years. The African countries with the lowest life expectancies: Central African Republic - 55 years, Lesotho - 55 years, Nigeria - 54 years, Chad - 54 years.

World AIDS Day: Number of people living with HIV and people living with HIV receiving treatment globally since 2001
World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 every year as a day dedicated to raising awareness about the AIDS epidemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. In 2020, there were an estimated 37.6 million people infected with HIV globally, and 27.4 million people living with HIV receiving treatment.

World AIDS Day: Number of new infections and AIDS-related deaths globally since 1996
In 2020, there were an estimated 37.6 million people infected with HIV globally, and 27.4 million people living with HIV receiving treatment. Since the peak in 2004, as of 2020, the number of AIDS-related deaths globally has declined by 65.5%.

POPULAR TOPICS
SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER
Get periodic updates about the African startup space, access to our reports, among others.
Subscribe Here
Subscription Form

Techpremier Media Limited. All rights reserved