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INDIA, STATISTICS

Population

India
1.252 billion (2013)
Children <18 years (thousands) 434782.1
Children <5 years (thousands) 120580.9
Living on <$1.25/day (%) 32.7
Orphans (thousands) 3500
HIV/AIDS infected (thousands) 2100
Rajasthan 68.5 million
Jaipur 3.7 million

Some key Indicators:

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, total 11.8
Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15
18.2
Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18
47.4
Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe 42.5
  • It is estimated that 140 million children worldwide are orphans. (UNICEF)
  • Worldwide, there are 168 million who are child laborers, accounting for almost 11 percent of children (ILO)
  • 124 million children and adolescents are out of school (UNESCO).
  • There are 62.8 million children worldwide who suffer from acute malnutrition (World Bank)
 

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