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Last update: Jan 2013

Percentage of children under five who were registered at the moment of the survey

The numerator of this indicator includes children whose birth certificate was seen by the interviewer or whose mother or caretaker says that the birth has been registered

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Country or territory Total Gender Place of residence Wealth Index Quintile Source
Male Female Urban Rural Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Afghanistan37383760333134303758MICS 2010-11
Albania99999899989899989999DHS 2008-09
Algeria9999999999-----MICS 2006
Andorra----------
Angola29x293034191721253248MICS 2001
Antigua and Barbuda----------
Argentina91x,y---------Estadísticas Vitales 2004
Armenia10010099991001001009999100DHS 2010
Australia----------
Austria----------
Azerbaijan94939496929292959497DHS 2006
Bahamas----------
Bahrain----------
Bangladesh1010101396791219MICS 2006
Barbados----------
Belarus----------
Belgium----------
Belize95959595969595959597MICS 2011
Benin60616068564653727275DHS 2006
Bhutan100100100100100100100100100100MICS 2010
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)76y767579726872758390DHS 2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina100100999910099100100100100MICS 2006
Botswana7272737867-----BFHS 2007-08
Brazil93y---------IBGE 2010
Brunei Darussalam----------
Bulgaria----------
Burkina Faso77777793746269788695DHS 2010
Burundi75757587746473748087DHS 2010
Cambodia62626274604860656878DHS 2010
Cameroon70716986585161728591MICS 2006
Canada----------
Cape Verde91---------Censo 2010
Central African Republic 61616278524651597185MICS 2010 preliminary
Chad16161542958101446MICS 2010
Chile100y---------Estadísticas Vitales 2009
China----------
Colombia97--9795-----DHS 2010
Comoros83x838487837283828893MICS 2000
Congo81y818188756978848891DHS 2005
Cook Islands----------
Costa Rica----------
Côte d'Ivoire55545679412842567789MICS 2006
Croatia----------
Cuba100y100100100100National Health Statistics 2011
Cyprus----------
Czech Republic----------
Democratic People's Republic of Korea100100100100100-----MICS 2009
Democratic Republic of the Congo28282824292528283027MICS 2010
Denmark----------
Djibouti8991889082-----MICS 2006
Dominica----------
Dominican Republic79817883736176839193ENHOGAR 2009-10
Ecuador9092888992-----ENNA 2010
Egypt999999999999999999100DHS 2005
El Salvador99999999999899999999FESAL 2008
Equatorial Guinea32x35304324-----MICS 2000
Eritrea----------
Estonia----------
Ethiopia767295346718DHS 2005
Fiji----------
Finland----------
France----------
Gabon89x899090878888919092DHS 2000
Gambia53535254524650545361MICS 2010 preliminary
Georgia999899999899989810098WMS 2011
Germany----------
Ghana63636272554754656982MICS 2011 preliminary
Greece----------
Grenada----------
Guatemala97--9697-----ENSMI 2008/09
Guinea43444278332130396183DHS 2005
Guinea-Bissau24252430211723232935MICS 2010 preliminary
Guyana88888891878490888892DHS 2009
Haiti81818287787278818992DHS 2005-06
Holy See----------
Honduras94939495939293939496DHS 2005-06
Hungary----------
Iceland----------
India41414159352431395472NFHS 2005-06
Indonesia53535471412344566784DHS 2007
Iran (Islamic Republic of)----------
Iraq9595959596-----MICS 2006
Ireland----------
Israel----------
Italy----------
Jamaica989799-99969810010099Jamaica Survey of Living Conditions 2008
Japan----------
Jordan----------
Kazakhstan100100100100100100100100100100MICS 2010-11
Kenya60615976574854596680DHS 2008-09
Kiribati94959395939391959594DHS 2009
Kuwait----------
Kyrgyzstan94959496939495909695MICS 2005-06
Lao People's Democratic Republic72727184686266758485MICS 2006
Latvia----------
Lebanon100100100-------MICS 2009
Lesotho45464543464243464749DHS 2009
Liberia4y345312547DHS 2007
Libya----------
Liechtenstein----------
Lithuania----------
Luxembourg----------
Madagascar80807992786178869193DHS 2008-09
Malawi----------
Malaysia----------
Maldives93939293929294949094DHS 2009
Mali81818092776574819296MICS 2010 preliminary
Malta----------
Marshall Islands96969696969295989598DHS 2007
Mauritania56575575422842627683MICS 2007
Mauritius----------
Mexico----------
Micronesia (Federated States of)----------
Monaco----------
Mongolia999999999999999910099MICS 2010 preliminary
Montenegro9897999899949810010099MICS 2005-06
Morocco85x,y--9280-----Direction de la Statistique 2000
Mozambique31313139282024323848MICS 2008
Myanmar72737294645064758796MICS 2009-10
Namibia67666983594661688292DHS 2006-07
Nauru837986--7183957588DHS 2007
Nepal42444044423642434452DHS 2011
Netherlands----------
New Zealand----------
Nicaragua81y--87777280859193ENDESA 2006
Niger32y323171252020243167DHS/MICS 2006
Nigeria3030314922918274462DHS 2008
Niue----------
Norway----------
Oman----------
Pakistan27262732241819293238DHS 2006-07
Palau----------
Panama----------
Papua New Guinea----------
Paraguay----------
Peru93---------Census 2007
Philippines83x83838778-----MICS 2000
Poland----------
Portugal----------
Qatar----------
Republic of Korea----------
Republic of Moldova98x989898989798989798MICS 2000
Romania----------
Russian Federation----------
Rwanda63646360645862656764DHS 2010
Saint Kitts and Nevis----------
Saint Lucia----------
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines----------
Samoa48484762443147455563DHS 2009
San Marino----------
Sao Tome and Principe75757676747471727386DHS 2008-09
Saudi Arabia----------
Senegal75757489665072808894DHS 2010-11
Serbia9999999999971009999100MICS 2010
Seychelles----------
Sierra Leone78787878787474788188MICS 2010
Singapore----------
Slovakia----------
Slovenia----------
Solomon Islands-----------
Somalia3336211257MICS 2006
South Africa92y---------Recorded live births 2008
South Sudan35353645322125324357SHHS-2 2010 preliminary
Spain----------
Sri Lanka97979797989798989798DHS 2006-07
State of Palestine96y96969796-----PFHS 2006
Sudan59615785502642658798SHHS-2 2010 preliminary
Suriname97979698959497989998MICS 2006
Swaziland50504962473942465673MICS 2010
Sweden----------
Switzerland----------
Syrian Arab Republic95959596959294969699MICS 2006
Tajikistan88888985908987889186MICS 2005
Thailand991009910099999999100100MICS 2005-06
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia10010010010010099100100100100MICS 2011 preliminary
Timor-Leste55555650575054595756DHS 2009-10
Togo78787893715971809197MICS 2010
Tonga----------
Trinidad and Tobago969696--9495989498MICS 2006
Tunisia----------
Turkey94959395928992969699DHS 2008
Turkmenistan96959696959496969697MICS 2006
Tuvalu50495160383943386071DHS 2007
Uganda30303038292726272844DHS 2011
Ukraine100100100100100100100100100100MICS 2005
United Arab Emirates----------
United Kingdom----------
United Republic of Tanzania161716441046102356DHS 2010
United States----------
Uruguay----------
Uzbekistan100100100100100100100100100100MICS 2006
Vanuatu26252739231321273341MICS 2007
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)92x9193--8791959695MICS 2000
Viet Nam95959597948796979898MICS 2011
Yemen2222223816511203550MICS 2006
Zambia14141428959122231DHS 2007
Zimbabwe49484965433541475575DHS 2010-11


Notes:
BFHS: Botswana Family Health Survey
DHS: Demographic and Health Surveys
ENDESA: ENCUESTA NICARAGÜENSE CONFIDENCIAL DE DEMOGRAFIA Y SALUD (Nicaragua)
ENHOGAR: Encuesta Nacional de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (Dominican Republic)
ENNA: Primera Encuesta Nacional de la Ninez y Adolescencia (Ecuador)
ENSMI: Encuesta Nacional de Salud Materno Infantil (Guatemala)
FESAL: Encuesta Nacional de Salud Familiar (El Salvador)
IBGE: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (Brazil)
MICS: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
MIMS: Multiple Indicator Monitoring Survey (Zimbabwe)
NFHS: National Family Health Survey (India)
PFHS: Palestinian Family Health Survey (Occupied Palestinian Territory)
SHHS: Sudan Household Health Survey
WMS: Welfare Monitoring Survey (Georgia)
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x Data refer to years or periods other than those specified in the column heading. Such data are not included in the calculation of regional and global averages.
y Data differ from the standard definition or refer to only part of a country. Such data are included in the calculation of regional and global averages.