Basic Statistics on Estate sector final

Statistics on Estate sector

Total population – 1 million (approx.)
Total population by Regional plantation company alone 9,83,062
People living in Line rooms 57.9%
Access to safe drinking water 52.4%
Access to sanitation facility 73.3%
Nutritional data (DHS 2006)  
 
Under 5 year underweight 30.1%
Stunting 40.2%
Wasting 13.5%
LBW 31.0%
Women with BMI less than 18.5 (%) 33.3%
Home delivery 2.2%
IMR 29 per 1000 live births
NNMR 18 per 1000 live births
Under-five mortality rate 18 per 1000 live births
 
MMR Not available sector wise
Stunting, wasting, overweight and underweight  

Sector Height for Age Weight for Height Weight for Age
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Urban 14.3 3.8 11.0 1.5 1.1 17.7 2.8
Rural 17.3 3.4 11.9 1.9 0.8 20.8 3.7
Estate 46.7 15.4 12.3 3.1 0.4 37.9 8.8
Source : Nutrition & Food Security Assessment in Sri Lanka 2009 (MRI)