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Total population (2016) 48,653,000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 11,890
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2016) 72/79
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 2018) 14
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2016) 182/92
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 962
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 7.2
Latest data available from the Global Health Observatory

Contact information

Señora Representante de la OPS/OMS
Tambini, Dr Gina

APDO 253367 Calle 66 Nr. 11 ? 50, Piso 6 Edificio Villorio (Chapinero) Bogota, DC, Colombia

Telephone: +57 13144141
Facsimile: +57 17455381

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