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Annex 4: Progress towards the MDG's in Burkina Faso 

MDG indicators

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MDG objectives 2015

SCADD objectives 2015 Likely, potentially likely or unlikely to meet MDG goals
Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 
Proportion of population below poverty line 46.4 % (2003) 43.9 % (estimate 2009) 22.25 % Less than 35 % Unlikely
Proportion of population that does not get minimum calories needed 32.8 % (2006) NA 13% 23% Unlikely
Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education
Access to school 44 % (2000) 79% (2011) 100% 100% Potentially likely
Primary school completion rate 27 % (2000) 52 % (2010) 100% 75% Unlikely
Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds, women and men 29 % (UNDP estimate 2000) 39.3 % (2007) 60% 60% Unlikely
Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empowerment of women
Proportion of seats in national parliament occupied by women   12.7% (2009) 50% 33% Unlikely
Goal 4: Reduce child mortality 
Mortality rate for children under 5 years old 142 (2006) 134 (2010) 62 53 Unlikely
Goal 5: Improve maternal health
Maternal mortality ratio 484 (2000) 260 (WDR 2008) 142 177 Unlikely
Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel 36 % (2000) 70 % (2009) 100% 85% Unlikely
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
HIV/Aids prevalence in population 15-24 years old   1.30% (2008) 0.77% 1.12% Potentially likely
Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
Access to water in rural areas and in urban areas ( ).   2009: 55% and (72 %) 76% (87%) 76% (89%) Potentially likely