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Last update: Mar 2011

Orphans and Vulnerable Children: External Support

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Country Percentage of children whose households received external support (2005–2009*) **
Year Data Value Source
Afghanistan–––
Albania–––
Algeria–––
Andorra–––
Angola–––
Antigua and Barbuda–––
Argentina–––
Armenia–––
Australia–––
Austria–––
Azerbaijan–––
Bahamas–––
Bahrain–––
Bangladesh–––
Barbados–––
Belarus–––
Belgium–––
Belize–––
Benin–––
Bhutan–––
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)–––
Bosnia and Herzegovina–––
Botswana200831yAIDS Impact Survey III 2008
Brazil–––
Brunei Darussalam–––
Bulgaria–––
Burkina Faso20067MICS 2006
Burundi–––
Cambodia–––
Cameroon20069MICS 2006
Canada–––
Cape Verde–––
Central African Republic 20067MICS 2006
Chad–––
Chile–––
China–––
Colombia–––
Comoros–––
Congo–––
Cook Islands–––
Costa Rica–––
Cτte d'Ivoire20059AIS 2005
Croatia–––
Cuba–––
Cyprus–––
Czech Republic–––
Democratic People's Republic of Korea–––
Democratic Republic of the Congo20079DHS 2007
Denmark–––
Djibouti–––
Dominica–––
Dominican Republic–––
Ecuador–––
Egypt–––
El Salvador–––
Equatorial Guinea–––
Eritrea–––
Estonia–––
Ethiopia–––
Fiji–––
Finland–––
France–––
Gabon–––
Gambia–––
Georgia–––
Germany–––
Ghana–––
Greece–––
Grenada–––
Guatemala–––
Guinea–––
Guinea-Bissau20068MICS 2006
Guyana200613MICS 2006
Haiti2005–20065DHS 2005–2006
Holy See–––
Honduras–––
Hungary–––
Iceland–––
India–––
Indonesia–––
Iran (Islamic Republic of)–––
Iraq–––
Ireland–––
Israel–––
Italy–––
Jamaica200515MICS 2005
Japan–––
Jordan–––
Kazakhstan–––
Kenya200721AIS 2007
Kiribati–––
Kuwait–––
Kyrgyzstan–––
Lao People's Democratic Republic–––
Latvia–––
Lebanon–––
Lesotho–––
Liberia–––
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya–––
Liechtenstein–––
Lithuania–––
Luxembourg–––
Madagascar–––
Malawi200619MICS 2006
Malaysia–––
Maldives–––
Mali–––
Malta–––
Marshall Islands–––
Mauritania–––
Mauritius–––
Mexico–––
Micronesia (Federated States of)–––
Monaco–––
Mongolia–––
Montenegro–––
Morocco–––
Mozambique200822MICS 2008
Myanmar–––
Namibia200617DHS 2006
Nauru–––
Nepal–––
Netherlands–––
New Zealand–––
Nicaragua–––
Niger–––
Nigeria20086DHS 2008
Niue–––
Norway–––
Occupied Palestinian Territory–––
Oman–––
Pakistan–––
Palau–––
Panama–––
Papua New Guinea–––
Paraguay–––
Peru–––
Philippines–––
Poland–––
Portugal–––
Qatar–––
Republic of Korea–––
Republic of Moldova–––
Romania–––
Russian Federation–––
Rwanda200513DHS 2005
Saint Kitts and Nevis–––
Saint Lucia–––
Saint Vincent and Grenadines–––
Samoa–––
San Marino–––
Sao Tome and Principe20064MICS 2006
Saudi Arabia–––
Senegal–––
Serbia–––
Seychelles–––
Sierra Leone20051MICS 2005
Singapore–––
Slovakia–––
Slovenia–––
Solomon Islands–––
Somalia–––
South Africa–––
Spain–––
Sri Lanka–––
Sudan–––
Suriname–––
Swaziland2006–200741DHS 2006–2007
Sweden–––
Switzerland–––
Syrian Arab Republic–––
Tajikistan –––
Thailand2005–200621MICS 2005–2006
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia–––
Timor-Leste–––
Togo20066MICS 2006
Tonga–––
Trinidad and Tobago–––
Tunisia–––
Turkey–––
Turkmenistan–––
Tuvalu–––
Uganda200611DHS 2006
Ukraine–––
United Arab Emirates–––
United Kingdom–––
United Republic of Tanzania2007-20087HMIS 2007-2008
United States–––
Uruguay–––
Uzbekistan–––
Vanuatu–––
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)–––
Viet Nam–––
Yemen–––
Zambia200919Sexual Behavior Survey 2009
Zimbabwe200921Multiple Indicator Monitoring Survey 2009
SUMMARY INDICATORS†
Africa––
Sub-Saharan Africa––
Eastern and Southern Africa––
West and Central Africa––
Middle East and North Africa––
Asia––
South Asia––
East Asia and Pacific––
Latin America and Caribbean––
CEE/CIS––
Developing countries––
World––

AIS: AIDS Indicator Surveys
DHS: Demographic and Health Surveys
HMIS: HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Surveys (United Republic of Tanzania)
MICS: Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys

 

DEFINITIONS OF THE INDICATORS  
Percentage of children whose households received external support: Percentage of orphaned and vulnerable children whose households received free basic external support in caring for the child.  

 

NOTES  
–   Data not available.  
*   Data refer to the most recent year available during the period specified in the column heading.  
**   United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS (2001) indicator.  
y   Data refer to years or periods other than those specified in the column heading, differ from the standard definition or refer to only part of a country. Such data are included in the calculation of regional and global.
†   Regional averages are calculated only for the population representing 50 per cent or more of the region's total population of interest.