The graphs below show the Expenditure on Heath & Education, UAE as percentage of GDP and Infant mortality and life expectancy.
The diagrams illustrate the ratio of budget spent on Health and Education as percentage of GDP in UAE over a period of 8 years and they also present infant mortality and life expectancy rates within 22 years.
According to the bar chart, the UAE’s government spent less than 8% and 10% on Health and Education sector respective in 1985. After 5 years, while spending on health decreased slightly, investment on education from the authority rose remarkably by around 4%. Finally, in 1993, the expenditure on both sectors grew and reached to 10% of GDP on health and over 14% on education.
As depicted in the line graph, the life expectancy in the UAE was 60 years in 1970 while infant mortality rate was 70 per thousand. In 1992, people in the UAE tended to live longer than the predecessor used to by 10 years. The number of babies who short lives also declined significantly, falling to only 20 per thousands.
In summary, the budget for health and education sector increased over the period, leading to people’s longer lives and much lower deaths among the newborns.