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Box 1 Key socio-demographic and economic parameters for Ethiopia, 2013/14

From: Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in Ethiopia: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Parameter Level Source
Total population 96.96 million  
Life expectancy at birth 64 years [29]
GDP per capita US$505  
Currency exchange rate to US$ 17.7  
PPP exchange rate 7.08  
Total health expenditure (annual) US$1.6 billion  
Per capita spending on health (annual) US$21 [21]
Number of health facilities [30]
 Hospital 189
 Health center 3547
 Health post 16,251