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Latest items for Namibia

Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 6.1 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 4.91 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2012 was 3.48 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Mauritania, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

11.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

3.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Iraq, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Palestine, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Yemen
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 26.8 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 29.1 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

265.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0more
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 75.1 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Iraq, Namibia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 82.0 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 45.2 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 17.8 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Spain
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.7 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 63.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 61.1 years for men and 66.1 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Namibia, Nicaragua, Swaziland
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 88 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 45.4 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 15.9 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 265 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 65.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 63.1 years for men and 68.3 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 75.1 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 7.6 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Iraq, Namibia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 82 based on data from 2005-2014.
March 29, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: PW-DATA-1

According to a 2013 DHS survey of Namibia, the percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had no additional wives was 76.3%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had one additional wife was 4.8%. The percentage of women who were married or in a union and whose husband had two or more additional wives was 1.1%. The percentage of men who were married and had two or more wives was 2.8%. The percentage of married or in union men aged 15-49 who had two or more wives was 2.2%. According to a 2006-07 DHS survey, the...more
March 21, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The Committee notes that article 10 of the Constitution provides that all persons are equal before the law and prohibits sex-based discrimination. The Committee is concerned, however, that the article provides a closed list of prohibited grounds, which does not encompass discrimination based on marital and HIV status. The Committee also notes with concern that a number of bills that have an impact on the enjoyment of women’s rights, such as those on marriage, recognition of customary marriages, procurement, marital property, divorce and intestate succession, are pending and there is no specific time frame for their adoption. The Committee calls upon the State party: (a) To adopt a comprehensive legal...more
March 21, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The Committee commends the State party for establishing a high-level strategic inter-ministerial committee on domestic violence and violence in general in 2008, but is concerned that most of the proposals made by the Cabinet at a special meeting held on 20 February 2014, such as introducing a witness protection programme for gender-based violence cases, have not been implemented. The Committee is also concerned that the Correctional Service Act (No. 9 of 2012), the Criminal Procedure Act (sects. 60-62) and the Combating of Rape Act (No. 8 of 2000) (sect. 3), which have a bearing on efforts to curb violence against women in the State party, have not been amended to...more
March 21, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: CLCC-LAW-2

"The Committee commends the State party for its efforts in ensuring the registration of children upon birth since the launch of a pilot project on birth registration in 2009. The Committee notes that birth registration by mothers in their maiden names when the father of the child is absent is a culturally sensitive matter in the State party, but is concerned that the requirement that both parents be present during birth registration is an obstacle to the timely registration of children in cases in which one of the parents, usually the male parent, is absent. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Intensify its efforts and provide mechanisms to...more