Kouami Midekor

More information coming soon…

About Togo

Country Statistics

  • Population: 8,703,961 (2023 est.)
  • Below the Poverty Line: 55.1% (2015 est.)
  • Life Expectancy: 71.71 years (2023 est.)
  • Literacy Rate: 66.5% (2019)
  • Human Development Index: 162/191 (2022)
  • Global Climate Risk Index: 161 (2019)

About the Children

  • Under the Age of 14: 38.98% (2023 est.)
  • Children under 5 Underweight: 15.2% (2017)
  • Average Years of Schooling: 4.9 years (2020)

Causes of Death

  • Hepatitis A, Typhoid Fever, Malaria, Crimea-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever.
  • Others include diarrhoeal diseases and birth complications.

13.5 million people experience severe food insecurity (8.52 million in crisis, 4.3 million in emergency) due to: civil conflict, population displacement, economic slowdown, and curfews and restrictions on movement to contain Covid-19.

Wind storms, droughts, desertification, and air and water pollution all threaten the livelihood of Togo’s people.

Togo is currently home to 8,395 refugees from Ghana. (2023)

The terrorist group Jama’at Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimeen causes terror throughout the country.

Togo is a transit point for Nigerian heroin and cocaine.

Recent Field Reports