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Source for the data in the following tables is : "Ethiopian Population and Development Situation Statistical Description, published by National Population Office, Addis Ababa December 1996."

 

  1. Ethiopian Demography Profile

Description

Figures

Population Size 56,600,000
Birth Rate per year 2,637,60
Mortality Rate per year 928,240
Population Growth Rate per year 1,709,320
Child Bearing per average women 8.0
Mortality under 1 years old 276,940
Life Expectancy 47 years old
Population size >15 years old 27,281,200
Population size <65 years old 2,716,800
Women's average age for marriage 15 years
  1. Ethiopian Population Size (in Millions) (1892 - 1987)

Years In Millions
1892 11.8
1952 23.6
1979 47.3
1987 56.6
  1. Population Growth Projection/Forecast (in Millions)

Years As per current Population Growth Rate
1987 56.6
1992 66.8
1997 79.1
2002 94.1
2007 112.5
  1. Agricultural and Economic sectors Outlook

Domestic Products

50.0%

Foreign Trade

85.0%

People Participation on Agriculture

85.0% or 48 Million

  1. Yearly average growth of the Economic Sector

1972 - 1984 0.5%
1985 - 1987 2.0%
1988 - 1993 5.3%
  1. Energy Consumption by Sector

Family 89.4%  
Industry 6.8%  
Transportation 3.2%  
Agriculture 0.2%  
Others 0.4%  
  1. Source of Energy

Fire woods 80.7%  
Dung 9.3%  
Agricultural products leftover 8.3%  
Electric, Gas and Coal

1.7%  

Note: Since firewood is the main source of Energy,
the 40.0% forestry coverage around 1912 has decreased to 3.0%
 

  1. Soil

Quantity of soil eroded Annually 2 billion cubic meters  
Annual deforestation rate 88,000 hectares
Annual Afforestation rate (Implantation of trees) 6000 hectares
  1. Health Service Profile in Ethiopia

Vaccination service 28.2%  
General Health Service 40.0%  
Mothers who gave births in Health Centers 5.0%  
Birth Control Users 4.0%  
Per Physician 30,000 people
Per Nurse 15,000 people
  1. Aged Children for Primary Schools and Students in School (In millions)
    (As per the current Population Growth)
  Years   Forecast (expected sustainability of current growth)
Aged children for Primary School Students* Students (would be) out of school coverage
1987 13.1 3.9 9.2
1992 14.7 4.4 10.3
1997 17.4 5.2 12.2
2002 21.2 6.4 14.8
2007 25.8 7.7 18.1

Note: Education enrollment is expected to grow from 18% to 30%.


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