Senegal: Life expectancy increases by 4 years between 2013 and 2023

Senegal: Life expectancy increases by 4 years between 2013 and 2023
Senegal: Life expectancy increases by 4 years between 2013 and 2023

The National Agency for Statistics and Demography (ANSD) published this Tuesday, July 9, the provisional results of its General Census. Here are some key figures from the document published on the website of the said agency.

In Senegal, between 2013 and 2023, life expectancy increased by just over 4 years, according to the ANSD. It went from 64.7 in 2013 to 68.9 in 2023. The Report indicates that Women (70.0 years of life expectancy) live longer than Men (67.7 years)

The RPGH also indicates that fertility has decreased from 5.3 children/women in 2002 to 4.2 children/women in 2023.

A very young population with half of the residents under 19 years old. 39% of the population are under 15 years old; 75% are under 35 years old.

There is also a concentration of 47% of the population on the Dakar, Thiès and Diourbel axis.

Civil status events are under-declared in Senegal. According to the RPGH 2023, 1 in 10 children aged 0 to 5 years old do not have a civil status document in Senegal
Deaths and marriages are reported at only 45.8% and 47.9% respectively.

Senegal has a relatively uneducated population with a low proportion having completed vocational training.

The Gross Enrollment Rate (GER) in 2023 for Preschool is 18.2%
81.0% for Primary
50.6% for Middle and 30.3% for Secondary…

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