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ANNEX 3: OVERVIEW OF PROGRESS TOWARDS THE MDGS IN GHANA

MDG indicator Baseline Actual level MDG 2015 Likely, potentially likely or unlikely to meet the MDG goal
Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger        
Proportion of population living in extreme poverty (%) 36.5 28,6 18,5 Likely
  -1992 -2006    
Under 5 prevalence of moderate or severe underweight (%) 30 14,3 15 Likely
  -1988 -2008    
Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education        
Net coverage in primary school (%) 61,5 84,1 100 Likely
  -1999 -2012    
Primary school completion rate (%) 64,7 112,4 100 Likely
  -1991 -2012    
Literacy rate of 15-24 year olds, women and men (%) 70,7 80,8 100 Potentially likely
  -2000 -2010    
Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empowerment of women        
Ratio of female to males in primary school 0.92 1.0 1.0 Likely
  -2001 -2011    
Goal 4: Reduce child mortality        
Mortality rate for children under 5 years (of 1000 live births) 119 77.6 53 Potentially likely
  -1990 -2011    
Goal 5: Improve maternal health        
Maternal mortality level (deaths per 100,000 live births) 740 350 185 Unlikely
  -1990 -2010    
Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel (%) 40 57.1 80 Unlikely
  -1988 -2008    
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases        
HIV/AIDS prevalence in population (%) 1.5 1.8 Likely
  -1999 -2009    
Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability        
Proportion of the population with access to improved drinking water. 56 86 78 Likely
  -1990 -2010    
Goal 8: Global Partnership for development        
External Debt service as a percentage of 36 2,8    
Exports of goods & services (%) -1990 -2011  
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