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Table 15: Birth Registration Children under 5 yrs

Table 18: Child Discipline BR

Corozal Orange Walk Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side) Belize City South Side Belize District Cayo Stann Creek Toledo

93.3 95.2 96.2 94.6 95.4 94.8 97.7 95.8

Table 16: Child Labour (5-14yrs) and School Attendance child labourers who are attending school Male

children attending school who are involved in child labour

92.2

Percentage of children age 2-14 years who experienced

87.5

7.2

Total

90.4

9.7

Corozal

87.3

16.0

Orange Walk

67.6

5.9

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

88.8

4.4

Belize City South Side

100.0

4.1

Belize District

93.4

4.3

Cayo

96.7

9.5

Stann Creek

93.7

13.2

Toledo

94.7

16.5

Urban

96.5

4.1

Rural

89.2

13.5

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Table 22: Orphan Children

Any violent discipline method

Corozal

66.1

Orange Walk

59.7

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

75.7

Belize City South Side

76.0

Belize District

75.9

Cayo

65.8

Stann Creek

74.8

Toledo

81.4

Total

70.5

Table 19: School Readiness Percentage of Percentage children attending of children of first grade primary school who attended entry age enpreschool in tering infant previous year [1]

12.2

Female

Table 20: Primary school completion and transition to secondary school

Primary school completion rate

Transition rate to secondary school

Male

88.3

89.2

Female

97.1

92.7

Total

92.9

90.9

( ) Figures that are based on 25-49 un-weighted cases

Table 21: HIV Knowledge Percentage of women age 1549 years

With comprehensive knowledge

Express accepting attitudes on all four indicators

Male

31.5

19.2

Female

32.5

13.7

Total

44.5

19.3

Percentage of children Percentof whom age of both children parents whose are alive mother and child is and father living with have died at least (orphans) one parent (non-orphans)

Percentage of children who are non-orphans and are attending school [2]

Orphans to non-orphans school attendance ratio

Male

0.3

88.2

96.0

1.04

Female

0.4

87.1

94.0

0.85

Urban

0.6

86.3

98.6

1.01

Rural

0.2

88.5

92.7

0.71

Total

0.4

87.6

95.0

0.92

Table 23: Life Satisfaction Percentage of women age 15-24 who are very or somewhat satisfied with selected domains: Liv- TreatFamily The CurCuring ment Life Friendway rent School rent Health enviby ships they Injob ron- othlook come ment ers

15-19

95.1 92.4 94.9 87.5 95.0 90.7 90.3 96.7 81.0

Male

30.2

85.3

Female

35.5

85.3

Corozal

69.6

21.8

Corozal 93.9 89.7 98.4 91.8 94.3 95.5 91.3 96.8 89.5

Total

32.9

85.3

Orange Walk

61.5

20.5

Orange 95.9 92.6 98.8 87.1 95.2 93.9 94.2 93.3 88.4 Walk

Corozal

32.4

83.2

Orange Walk

16.6

77.9

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

37.7

84.9

Belize City South Side

42.5

100.0

Belize District

40.0

92.9

Cayo

35.0

86.1

Stann Creek

37.8

89.4

Toledo

26.3

80.0

Urban

39.0

Rural

28.6

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

66.0

Belize City South Side

33.0

18.2

Belize District

51.5

28.3

Cayo

33.0

18.2

Stann Creek

51.5

28.3

Toledo

31.3

12.1

94.5

15-24 yrs

42.9

13.3

79.0

25-29 yrs.

45.7

19.1

30-39 yrs.

46.5

24.5

40-49 yrs.

44.2

24.0

( ) Figures that are based on 25-49 un-weighted cases;

21.2

20-24 94.9 90.0 90.2 86.5 92.4 90.7 91.0 96.0 83.5

Belize (Excluding 92.9 88.1 97.6 81.4 92.0 87.5 88.4 95.2 76.3 Belize City South Side) Belize City 92.2 85.9 89.0 84.2 91.8 82.6 85.1 97.4 81.2 South Side Belize 92.6 87.1 93.5 82.7 91.9 85.2 86.9 96.2 78.4 District Cayo

98.5 94.5 89.2 92.8 94.3 92.7 93.0 97.8 86.9

Stann 93.3 91.3 93.1 88.2 94.4 87.8 86.0 97.1 74.4 Creek Tole96.3 97.0 100.0 80.9 95.2 94.8 94.4 97.7 79.9 do Urban 94.6 90.0 93.9 87.3 93.4 88.3 90.1 97.0 82.8 Rural

95.4 92.4 94.1 86.1 94.2 92.8 91.1 95.8 82.4

Total

95.0 91.3 94.0 86.8 93.8 90.7 90.6 96.4 82.6

15-19 20-24 Corozal Orange Walk Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side) Belize City South Side Belize District

ImWill get Percentage proved better of women during after Both [1] with life the last one satisfaction one year year 73.8 69.7 86.8 64.4 73.6 70.4 89.2 66.9 76.6 72.8 89.4 67.7 80.2

73.1

88.0

66.9

69.9

63.7

83.9

58.3

60.6

71.5

91.3

69.0

65.6

67.3

87.3

63.2

Cayo

76.6

69.1

88.5

65.7

Stann Creek Toledo Urban Rural Total

66.8

61.5

86.9

56.2

84.5 70.2 76.7 73.7

80.2 68.4 71.5 70.0

87.5 90.9 85.3 87.9

76.8 64.7 66.3 65.5

Table 24: Disability Percentage of children age 2-9 years with at least one reported impairment Urban Rural Total Corozal Orange Walk

28.3 41.5 36.4 37.8 29.3

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

24.4

Belize City South Side Belize District Cayo Stann Creek Toledo 2-4 yrs. 5-6 yrs. 7-9 yrs.

23.0 23.8 59.3 33.1 29.1 37.5 34.2 36.9

Belize

Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011 Monitoring the situation of children and women


The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is an international household survey programme developed by UNICEF. MICS collects accurate, internationally comparable estimates of key indicators that are used to assess the situation of children and women in the areas of health, education, child protection and HIV/AIDS. MICS also monitors progress towards goals and global commitments aimed at promoting the welfare of children. ACRONYMS ANC ECE IMR M MMR MOD ORT SEV TBA U5MR

Antenatal Care Early Childhood Education Infant Mortality Rate Months Measles, Mumps and Rubella Moderate Oral Rehydration Treatment Severe Traditional Birth Attendant Under-5 Mortality Rate

Definitions IMR: Children who died before age 1 U5MR: Children who died before age 5 Stunting: Too short for age Wasting: Too thin for height (acute malnutrition) BCG : Against tuberculosis Improved water: Piped, wells, spring, rain, or bottled ANC (prevalence): ANC from any skilled health personnel

Table1: Household Age Age Grouping

Male

Female

Total

0-4 5-9 10-14 0-17 18+

11.2 11.8 11.7 41.2 58.5

10.8 11.3 12.2 40.9 58.9

11.0 11.6 12.0 41.0 58.7

Table2: Child Mortality

Sex

Female

14

16

Urban

(17)

(19)

Rural

13

15

Poorest/SecWealth ond/Middle index quintiles Fourth/Richest Total

16

19

(11)

(12)

14

Stunting

0.4

10.7

4.0

3.8

1.9

11.0

Cayo

5.3

1.6

18.6

4.1

2.8

1.6

6.0

Stann Creek

9.5

1.6

17.5

3.5

4.9

1.2

4.4

Toledo

7.4

2.0

41.6 16.1

3.3

0.9

12.3

0-5 yrs

7.5

2.7

13.6

5.7

4.5

12.6

6.9

17

Wasting

0-5 months Male

10.5

Female

21.0

Total

14.7

Urban

10.9

Rural

17.3

Table 5: Low Birth Weight

Table 3: Childhood Malnutrition Underweight

5.3

Table 4: Exclusive Breastfeeding

Table .2: Child mortality Infant and under-five mortality rates, based on WEST model, Belize, 2011 Infant Under-five MorMortality tality Rate [2] Rate [1] Male 16 18

Area

Belize District

Overweight

Mod Sev Mod Sev Mod Sev

99.3

91.6

17.3

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side) Belize City South Side Belize District Cayo

97.9

95.5

27.1

5.4

0.7

15.7

2.8

2.8

1.2

9.8

Cayo

10.4

98.3

Rural

6.6

1.6

21.4

7.0

3.6

1.2

6.7

Stann Creek

12.4

90.7

Corozal

7.0

1.6

19.7

5.0

3.1

0.3

5.4

Toledo

10.6

87.8

4.7

1.0

17.2

3.1

2.4

0.7

7.3

Table 6: Immunization

41.9

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

80.6

55.5

Belize City South Side

88.2

34.0

Belize District

84.3

45.0

Cayo

91.2

56.3

Stann Creek

86.1

54.2

Toledo

83.6

51.3 54.0

93.7

Urban

83.1

83.9

Belize City South Side

92.0

55.4

Orange Walk

Rural

99.4

11.5

84.0

43.6

13.4

Belize District

50.0

Corozal

88.5

80.7

96.4

85.6

Urban

87.8

10.2

45.2

Total

31.3

Toledo

Belize City South Side

55.0

83.0

96.5

98.5

87.5

88.3

Female

97.7

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

12.9

Male

35.4

Orange Walk

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

Father engaged in one or more activities

97.5

98.4

Water and soap available

Adult household members engaged in four or more activities

97.5

9.4

7.1

8.5

Orange Walk

Orange Walk

1.5

1.3

30.2

19.4

3.4

3.4

98.2

39.6

5.2

1.7

94.6

96.8

20.0

8.1

Corozal

94.7

2.0

0.8

Table 8: Hand Washing

Delivered in health facility [1]

97.8

6.6

5.6

4.7 13.6 8.2 7.5 6.4 8.8

Any skilled personnel

Percent delivered by C-section

96.6

Female

Belize City South Side

Belize District Cayo Stann Creek Toledo Urban Rural

Table 11: Assisted Delivery

Stann Creek

8.6

14.1

4.1

80.5 83.1

93.0

0.9

2.6

Belize City South Side

95.5 96.2

Corozal

3.2

4.2

5.4

Rural Total

98.2

5.7

6.9

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

4+ 87.4

13.5

18.6

13.9

9.2 6.5 9.2 3.4

<l 97.3

Corozal

0.6

0.0

Male Female Corozal Orange Walk

Urban

Weighted at birth

5.7

5.0

Skilled personnel Had diarrhoea in % of children age 0-59 months last two weeks

Table 13: Support for Learning

Below 2500 grams

Male

Orange Walk Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

Table 10: Antenatal Care

Table 7: Diarrhoea & ORT

Table 14: Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Learning Materials

Table 12: Early Childhood Education

3 or more childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s books

Two or more types of playthings

Belize District

97.6

Cayo

98.1

Age 36-59 months currently attending early childhood education

Male

38.8

57.4

Stann Creek

95.3

Male

29.5

Female

40.5

57.3

Toledo

73.2

Female

33.9

Total

39.6

57.3

Total

31.7

Corozal

27.7

63.4

Corozal

19.1

Orange Walk

42.8

73.6

Orange Walk

16.3

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

53.3

60.1

56.2

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side) Belize City South Side

42.3

38.6

Belize City South Side

49.5

Belize District

47.6

49.1

Table 9: Water and Sanitation Improved water and sanitation Corozal

82.4

Orange Walk

92.1

Belize (Excluding Belize City South Side)

93.2

Belize District

52.9

Cayo

44.6

59.0

Belize City South Side

88.3

Cayo

24.7

Stann Creek

39.3

63.4

BCG

MMR

ALL

99

88.7

58.6

Female

97.0

90.8

66.8

Belize District

91.1

Stann Creek

45.0

Total

98.0

89.9

59.2

Toledo

22.2

37.7

Cayo

85.9

Toledo

12.8

Urban

98.9

89.4

61.7

Urban

49.9

54.1

Stann Creek

86.0

Urban

40.4

Rural

33.3

59.4

Rural

97.5

89.8

63.5

Toledo

80.9

Rural

26.4

Male

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