Benishangul Gumuz
Ethiopia
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Sorghum
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2012
64%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2011
27% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,240mm
About

Benishangul Gumuz is a province of Ethiopia. As of 2012 Benishangul Gumuz, Ethiopia had a total population of approximately 1.16M people. This represents a 76% increase from 2000 when the population of Benishangul Gumuz, Ethiopia was approximately 657.70k.

The most widely harvested crop in Benishangul Gumuz by area was Sorghum with 51.80k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $9.89M.

Among children in Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia in 2011, 27% were severely stunted, 13% were severely underweight, and 3% were severely wasted.

As of 2012, there were 737.32k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 1.05M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Benishangul Gumuz, Ethiopia.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Sugarcanes are the crop with the highest production value per area in Benishangul Gumuz, with Intl $5.75k per ha.

Other Fibre Crops are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Benishangul Gumuz, with Intl $45.0 per ha.

This means that growers of Sugarcanes will earn approximately 128 times more per hectare than if they grow Other Fibre Crops.

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Water Supply for Crops

99%
Rainfed
1%
Irrigated

In 2005, 99% of the crops produced in Benishangul Gumuz by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 1% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Benishangul Gumuz had average annual rainfall of 1,240mm across a total cropland area of 190.62k ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

27%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia in 2011, 27% were severely stunted, 13% were severely underweight, and 3% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

50%
Male Stunting
47%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2011 in Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia is stunting with 50% of male children affected and 47% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

36%
Urban Stunting
51%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2011 in Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia is stunting with 36% of urban children affected and 51% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

737.32k
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2012, there were 737.32k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 1.05M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Benishangul Gumuz, Ethiopia.

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Poverty Measures by Residence

Disposable Income
77%
Urban
91%
Rural

As of 2012, 77% of people living in urban areas and 91% of people living in rural areas in Benishangul Gumuz, Ethiopia live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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