Countries

Wallis and Futuna

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Wallis and Futuna
This map is an approximation of actual country borders.

The Wallis and Futuna Islands are located in the Oceania Islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand. The total area is 142 square kilometres and includes Ile Uvea (Wallis Island), Ile Futuna, Ile Alofi and 20 islets.

The estimated population of Wallis and Futuna was 13 256 in 2010. About 28.4% are 0-14 years old, 63.7% are 15-64 years old and 7.9% are 65 years and older.

Wallis and Futuna is a self-governing French overseas territory. It is covered by the WHO Representative Office in the South Pacific.

Ahn, Dr Dong Il

The WHO Representative in the South Pacific : Liu, Dr Yunguo

WHO Country Office

Office address:

Level 4 Provident Plaza One Downtown Boulevard 33 Ellery Street, Suva

Postal address:

P.O. Box 113, Suva, Fiji

Telephone number:

(679) 3304600 & 3234100 (general line)
(679) 3300727 (WR's direct line)
(679) 3306177 (MOH)

Fax number:

(679) 3234166 and 3234177

Office hours:

08.00 - 17.00 (Monday to Friday)

Email:

who.sp@wpro.who.int

Website:

http://www.wpro.who.int/southpacific

Agence de Santé

Address:

B.P. 4G, Mata?utu, 98600 Uvea

Telephone number:
(681) 72 23 99

Email:

sante@adswf.org

Sources

Additional information

Pacific Island Populations - Estimates and projections of demographic indicators for selected years, Updated April 2010. Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Statistics and Demography Programme. Accessed on June 2010.

 

Statistics

Population (in thousands) ( 2010 ) 13.25
Population aged 5-14 years (%) ( 2010 ) 20.69
Life expectancy at birth (years) ( 2007 ) 74.3
Under-five mortality rate (per 1000 live births) not available
Total health expenditure as % of GDP not available
General government health expenditure as % of total government expenditure ( 2008 ) 24
Human development index not available
Per capita GDP at current market prices (US$) ( 2004 ) 3800
Population below national poverty line (%) not available
Literacy rate among adults aged >= 15 years (%) ( 2003 ) 78.8
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) ( 1996 ) not available
Proportion of the population using improved drinking water source ( 2008 ) 100
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) ( 2008 ) 96