Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Low-birthweight babies (% of births)

The data set "Low-birthweight babies (% of births)" for Sri Lanka contains data from the year 2000 until 2007.
Low-birthweight babies are newborns weighing less than 2,500 grams, with the measurement taken within the first hours of life, before significant postnatal weight loss has occurred.


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Births Daten

Data set Value
Births 1,678,755
Birth rate, per 1000 people 16.4
Birth rate, ages 15-19 (births per 1000 women) 14.8
Fertility rate (births per woman) 2.11
Wanted fertility rate (births per woman) 2.20
Net reproduction rate per women (daughters per women) 1.01
Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 98.6
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Low-birthweight babies (% of births)
Exclusive breastfeeding, child, under 6 months (%) 82.0
Completeness of birth registration (%) 97.2
Completeness of birth registration, rural (%) 97.6
Completeness of birth registration, urban (%) 96.5

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 20,950,041
Area (sq. km) 65,610.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 87,174,682,200
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 4,065
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