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Impact of Largest Private Sectors on Regional Shares

Regions/ Countries Private % without the largest PHE sector Private % without the two largest PHE sectors Private % with all countries included Private 2010 Total 2010
Global     32.9  56,722,374 172,546,175
Africa (Sub-Saharan)   16.4 16.4 17.8 930,016 5,218,120
Share of global         1.6% 3.0%
  Uganda     54.6  103,327 189,396
  Ethiopia     16.7  96,546 577,594
Arab States   16.4 14.4 17.4  1,423,630 8,201,861
Share of global         2.5% 4.8%
  Egypt     19.9  436,208 2,192,452
  Iraq     39.5  194,608 492,507
Asia   35.9 48.3 42.1  32,267,911 76,568,246
Share of global         56.9% 44.4%
  India     58.3  12,443,748 21,350,427
  China     19.6  4,664,531 23,856,345
Commonwealth (British, Developed)   8.3 11.9 10.1 318,033 3,162,889
Share of global         0.6% 1.8%
  Canada     11.7  190,000 1,620,169
  Australia     7.5  96,334 1,276,488
Europe   14.9 13.4 14.9  5,526,851 37,177,470
Share of global         9.7% 21.5%
  Russian Federation     14.7  1,323,348 8,984,977
  Poland     32.9  705,998 2,148,676
Latin America and the Caribbean   38.6 40.0 48.8  10,638,863 21,789,880
Share of global         18.8% 12.6%
  Brazil     72.7  4,764,498 6,552,707
  Mexico     32.3  918,555

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