Africa is made up of approximately 11.7 square miles and has about 22% of the world’s landmass. Africa has the world’s youngest population, with half of their over billion people being under 19 years of age. Learn more about the countries of Africa.
- 39 per cent of children under the age of five years in Burundi are underweight.
- Over 90 per cent of all malaria cases reported worldwide come from Africa. Every year, 3,000 children die from the disease.
- Only 24 per cent of SSA’s rural population has access to standard sanitation. This is in comparison to 42 per cent of the urban population with access to the same