Skip to main content

Table 1 Key demographic and economic data from the 11 APMEN countries

From: Trends in malaria research in 11 Asian Pacific countries: an analysis of peer-reviewed publications over two decades

  Population/1000[2] GDP[2](billion USD) GDP per capita[2](thousand USD) Health Expenditure per capita[14](USD) HDI[15] PAR PF/1000[5] PAR PV/1000[3] reported Pf cases 2009[16] reported Pv cases 2009[16]
Bhutan 723 1.3 1.8 49 0.62 411 481 559 413
China 1,381,796 4909.0 3.7 94 0.66 16,646 461,951 948 8,214
Indonesia 232,544 539.4 2.3 41.8 0.60 132,878 129,618 212,501 237,929
Korea North 23,963 27.8 1.2 14 NA 0 22,079 0 14,845
Korea South 48,517 832.5 16.7 1168 0.88 0 3,022 0 1,343
Malaysia 27,949 191.5 6.8 259 0.74 27,845 27,902 1,885 3,379
Philippines 93,617 161.0 1.7 52 0.64 50,154 50,339 13,933 4,951
Solomon Islands 536 0.7 1.2 44 0.49 534 535 19,580 8,544
Sri Lanka 20,410 41.3 2.0 62 0.66 10,231 11,986 29 529
Thailand 68,141 263.9 3.9 136 0.65 40,839 41,966 9,486 13,616
Vanuatu 246 0.6 2.6 67 0.69 242 242 1,543 1,618
  1. NA = not available, USD = United States Dollars, HDI = Human Development Index, PAR = population at risk, PF = Plasmodium falciparum, PV = Plasmodium vivax