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Table 1 Human development index, urban population and gross domestic product in 15 selected countries

From: Child health inequities in developing countries: differences across urban and rural areas

  Human Development Index (HDI) rankinga Percentage of urban populationb Urban population annual growth rateb Gross domestic product per capitac
     Value Annual variation (%)
  2000
(1)
2000
(2)
198s0–2000
(3)
2000
(4)
1980–2000
(5)
Central & Western Africa
   1. Burkina Faso 46 16.7 6.4 270 1.2
   2. Cameroon 16 49.0 5.1 664 -0.4
   3. Chad 41 23.8 4.0 205 0.7
   4. Côte d'Ivoire 28 43.6 4.4 821 -1.7
   5. Ghana 12 43.9 4.7 407 0.3
   6. Nigeria 25 44.1 5.5 255 -1.0
   7. Togo 22 33.4 5.0 320 -1.9
Eastern & Southern Africa
   8. Kenya 18 35.9 7.4 328 -0.1
   9. Madagascar 20 26.0 4.6 246 -1.7
   10. Malawi 37 15.1 5.7 168 0.2
   11. Mozambique 42 32.1 6.6 191 0.9
   12. Tanzania 30 32.3 7.2 192 0.5
   13. Uganda 32 12.0 4.8 339 2.1
   14. Zambia 27 35.1 2.2 404 -1.8
   15. Zimbabwe 13 33.6 5.0 619 0.1
All 15 countries NApd 35.6 5.4 323 -0.7
Sub-Saharan Africa NAp 34.0 4.7 572 -0.8
Developing countries NAp 40.5 3.5 NAve NAv
  1. aRanking within 48 African countries. Countries are ranked in decreasing order of human development index. Source: United Nations Development Program, 2000.
  2. bSource: United Nations, 2004.
  3. cAt constant 1995 US$. Available data for Uganda and Tanzania start in 1982 and 1988 respectively. Source: World Bank, 2004.
  4. dNAp: Not applicable;eNAv: Not available.