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Table 1 Demographic and economic characteristics of the 28 countries that were validated for maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination during 2011 – 2020

From: Sustaining Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) in countries that have been validated for elimination – progress and challenges

Country 2020 Total population (× 1000) [11] 2020 Surviving infant population (× 1000) [11] 2020 Pregnant women population (× 1000) [11] Economic status [15]
Burkina Faso 21,478 958 1,194 LIC
Cameroon 26,153 925 943 LMIC
Cambodia 16,609 363 368* LMIC
Chad 16,802 805 925 LIC
China 1,400,050 14,650 ND UMIC
Cote d'Ivoire 27,305 1,143 1,218 LMIC
Democratic Republic of Congo 112,578 4,503 4,503 LIC
Equatorial Guinea 1,146 28 40 UMIC
Ethiopia 101,767 3,424 3,421 LIC
Gabon 2,210 77 79 UMIC
Ghana 30,928 1,239 1,239 LMIC
Guinea Bissau 1,886 69 84 LIC
Haiti 11,743 264 328 LIC
India 1,356,000 27,338 30,062 LMIC
Indonesia 271,052 4,735 5,221 MIC/UMIC
Iraq 39,310* 1,079 ND UMIC
Kenya 49,343 1,507 1,571 LMIC
Lao Peoples’ Democratic Republic 7,231 159 162* LMIC
Liberia 4,461 191 205 LIC
Madagascar 27,301 963 1,228 LIC
Mauritania 4,173 155 185 LMIC
Niger 22,753 967 1,209 LIC
Philippines 108,877 2,123 2,123 LMIC
Senegal 16,705 578 603 LMIC
Sierra Leone 8,100 324 356 LIC
Tanzania 57,637 2,289 2,289 LIC/LMIC
Timor–Leste 1,299 41 41 LMIC
Uganda 41,583 2,016 2,079 LIC
Total 3,730,368 72,913 61,676  
  1. LIC low-income country, LMIC lower middle-income country, MIC middle-income country, UMIC upper middle-income country, ND No data