Human Development Index in Papua was only 57.25 percent in 2015 compared to national rate. (BPS Papua 2015)
The number of school participation in Papua is still low compared to the national rate of school participation.
Many Papuan children can not attend to school because the teacher is need to receive the salary†
In period of October 2015 - January 2016, 54 under-five age children in Mbua, Papua, died of pertusis, caused by lungs bacterial infection (Kompas, 24 August 2016)
Among 1,000 natalities in Papua, 115 under five age children died. (demographic health survey Indonesia 2012)
1,042 of 100.000 mothers died in Papua when delivering babies
41% children in Papua are stunting (Riskesdas 2013)