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Table 3 Estimated CSMFs for both sexes (%), under-five mortality (per 1000 live births) by sex, life expectancy (years) by sex and composite index (%) by province and sex, PNG, 2011a

From: Estimating the pattern of causes of death in Papua New Guinea

Province Endemic Infections Emerging Infections Endemic NCDs Emerging NCDs Injuries Under 5 mortality per 1000 Life expectancy in years Composite index (%)
Both sexes (%) Male Female Male Female
PNG 32.7 11.7 28.1 15.6 10.8 68 58 62.0 64.3 50
National Capital District 25.2 12.8 30.0 23.0 9.4 34 23 67.0 70.3 95
East New Britain 34.9 10.4 27.6 16.9 9.6 65 56 62.2 63.9 75
New Ireland 33.9 8.7 31.1 16.0 9.3 62 48 63.8 65.9 60
Bougainville 35.8 9.8 27.4 14.4 11.5 54 43 62.4 67.2 60
Eastern Highlands 28.4 11.9 30.6 15.6 14.1 53 45 64.9 64.4 59
Morobe 36.9 13.9 26.6 13.0 10.1 84 71 59.7 61.0 59
Western Highlands/Jiwakab 23.6 10.6 35.2 18.6 12.4 40 33 65.9 68.7 58
Simbu 25.0 15.4 31.0 17.0 11.0 40 35 67.2 64.2 57
West New Britain 37.3 12.3 22.6 14.0 13.3 54 45 63.4 65.2 56
Milne Bay 40.4 8.8 28.0 14.0 8.7 78 64 61.5 65.4 51
Manus 35.5 6.8 31.5 17.5 8.1 83 75 62.6 64.4 50
East Sepik 38.3 9.8 25.4 13.0 13.9 100 79 58.8 62.6 49
Madang 37.2 13.3 25.6 12.7 10.8 78 69 60.2 62.4 48
Central 28.8 8.3 29.0 17.1 16.8 55 44 62.4 63.8 45
Oro 35.7 11.9 29.7 14.6 8.7 69 64 62.0 64.6 43
Western 36.2 9.4 29.4 13.6 11.3 64 57 61.8 67.2 41
Sandaunc 43.4 12.4 23.5 10.1 10.7 131 119 54.4 56.8 29
Southern Highlands /Helab 34.8 12.4 28.6 13.0 10.9 70 59 59.6 65.4 28
Gulf 41.4 13.5 22.5 10.0 12.1 109 97 56.2 57.4 27
Enga 25.0 13.6 29.1 14.8 17.4 69 66 60.7 62.0 25
  1. aThis table has been sorted by the composite index ranking (%), from the highest rank in level of socioeconomic development and health access (National Capital District) to the lowest rank (Enga Province). b These provinces were still united at the time of data collection. c Sandaun Province is also known as West Sepik Province