Table 1

General characteristics and reporting completeness, national (%) and subnational units, 2017

CountryPopulation (2017)Type of administrative unitNumber of subnational unitsAverage population per unitNumber of health facilitiesReporting ratePer cent of subnational units with ≥90% reporting rates
Botswana2 218 739District2782 17617026922
Burundi9 978 120District46216 91612539790
Eritrea3 781 759District5865 2033989692
Kenya48 576 374County471 033 54010 7538232
Lesotho1 941 941District10194 1942907645
Malawi17 373 185District29599 0757198666
Mozambique26 863 901District161166 85718869474
Namibia2 348 872District3567 1114077141
Rwanda11 809 295District30393 6438189688
South Sudan11 837 437State101 183 7441597490
Tanzania*52 619 314Council184285 97574039998
Uganda37 741 300District128294 85470569995
Zambia16 180 840District109148 44829969688
Zimbabwe13 727 493District63217 897177899100
Total/median**256 998 570937274 27817029581
  • * 2018, reference year for Tanzania.

  • ** Values in bold are median values