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HEALTH PROFILE : Bangladesh

Bangladesh
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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Bangladesh

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Bangladesh including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Bangladesh BANGLADESH LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    41.0
    39.9
    40.5
    136
    153
    144
    1970
    44.8
    44.3
    44.5
    138
    153
    144
    1980
    48.9
    48.7
    48.8
    142
    152
    147
    1990
    54.5
    55.1
    54.8
    144
    151
    146
    2000
    60.3
    61.6
    61.0
    124
    135
    132
    2010
    68.9
    71.1
    69.9
    95
    118
    106
    2015
    70.6
    73.1
    71.8
    90
    113
    102
     
     
    Bangladesh BANGLADESH LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    73.1
    90
    113
    Age 5
    73.5
    75.7
    70
    109
    Age 10
    73.8
    76.0
    68
    109
    Age 15
    74.0
    76.1
    68
    109
    Age 20
    74.2
    76.3
    68
    108
    Age 25
    74.4
    76.5
    69
    109
    Age 30
    74.7
    76.7
    72
    109
    Age 35
    75.0
    77.0
    76
    109
    Age 40
    75.3
    77.2
    76
    108
    Age 45
    75.8
    77.5
    76
    109
    Age 50
    76.4
    77.9
    76
    112
    Age 55
    77.4
    78.5
    74
    115
    Age 60
    78.6
    79.4
    76
    115
    Age 65
    80.5
    81.1
    65
    103
    Age 70
    82.4
    82.9
    63
    96
    Age 75
    85.6
    86.2
    45
    66
    Age 80
    88.4
    88.8
    22
    57
    Age 85
    91.9
    92.2
    4
    22
    Age 90
    95.6
    95.8
    3
    14
    Age 95
    99.5
    99.7
    2
    7
    Age 100
    103.6
    103.8
    2
    4
     
     
    Bangladesh BANGLADESH TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Disease
    74.27
    5
    2. Tuberculosis
    64.07
    16
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    63.12
    57
    4. Stroke
    53.59
    124
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    53.53
    150
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.66
    82
    7. Kidney Disease
    24.21
    18
    8. Liver Disease
    19.26
    69
    9. Hypertension
    17.92
    77
    10. Low Birth Weight
    15.07
    50
    11. Oral Cancer
    14.15
    2
    12. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14.06
    13
    13. Falls
    13.10
    24
    14. Asthma
    12.92
    24
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.87
    109
    16. Malnutrition
    12.45
    44
    17. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12.37
    64
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.90
    11
    19. Cervical Cancer
    11.84
    66
    20. Breast Cancer
    11.47
    125
    21. Drownings
    11.30
    11
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    10.80
    32
    23. Birth Trauma
    10.62
    56
    24. Lung Cancers
    9.61
    94
    25. Skin Disease
    7.88
    16
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Suicide
    7.63
    97
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.40
    86
    28. Poisonings
    6.48
    12
    29. Other Injuries
    6.11
    140
    30. Epilepsy
    5.64
    43
    31. Stomach Cancer
    5.59
    90
    32. Hepatitis B
    5.30
    8
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.18
    84
    34. Ovary Cancer
    3.73
    99
    35. Maternal Conditions
    3.45
    60
    36. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3.36
    18
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.80
    157
    38. Fires
    2.69
    83
    39. Liver Cancer
    2.64
    158
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    2.53
    139
    41. Violence
    2.38
    121
    42. Lymphomas
    2.23
    147
    43. Meningitis
    2.15
    86
    44. Prostate Cancer
    1.58
    170
    45. Leukemia
    1.48
    148
    46. Encephalitis
    1.48
    42
    47. Syphilis
    1.44
    47
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.39
    133
    49. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.22
    143
    50. Measles
    1.15
    44
     
     
    Bangladesh BANGLADESH TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Tuberculosis
    69,536
    9.54
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    68,729
    9.43
    3. Lung Disease
    67,735
    9.30
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    50,708
    6.96
    5. Stroke
    48,951
    6.72
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    27,126
    3.72
    7. Low Birth Weight
    25,841
    3.55
    8. Kidney Disease
    25,385
    3.48
    9. Liver Disease
    20,561
    2.82
    10. Birth Trauma
    18,224
    2.50
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16,842
    2.31
    12. Hypertension
    16,632
    2.28
    13. Drownings
    16,519
    2.27
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    15,928
    2.19
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    15,461
    2.12
    16. Oral Cancer
    14,812
    2.03
    17. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14,211
    1.95
    18. Falls
    13,677
    1.88
    19. Malnutrition
    12,922
    1.77
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,846
    1.76
    21. Asthma
    12,415
    1.70
    22. Suicide
    10,167
    1.40
    23. Lung Cancers
    9,660
    1.33
    24. Poisonings
    8,841
    1.21
    25. Skin Disease
    8,139
    1.12
      Deaths %
    26. Other Injuries
    7,778
    1.07
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,447
    1.02
    28. Breast Cancer
    7,071
    0.97
    29. Cervical Cancer
    6,562
    0.90
    30. Stomach Cancer
    6,141
    0.84
    31. Epilepsy
    6,002
    0.82
    32. Hepatitis B
    5,686
    0.78
    33. Maternal Conditions
    5,499
    0.75
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4,272
    0.59
    35. Fires
    3,834
    0.53
    36. Violence
    3,630
    0.50
    37. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3,195
    0.44
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,116
    0.43
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    2,916
    0.40
    40. Liver Cancer
    2,868
    0.39
    41. Meningitis
    2,792
    0.38
    42. Lymphomas
    2,583
    0.35
    43. Syphilis
    2,426
    0.33
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2,148
    0.29
    45. Encephalitis
    1,983
    0.27
    46. Measles
    1,982
    0.27
    47. Leukemia
    1,934
    0.27
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1,623
    0.22
    49. Leishmaniasis
    1,531
    0.21
    50. Malaria
    1,396
    0.19
     
     
    Bangladesh BANGLADESH CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Oral Cancer
    14.15
    2
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.90
    11
    3. Cervical Cancer
    11.84
    66
    4. Breast Cancer
    11.47
    125
    5. Lung Cancers
    9.61
    94
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.59
    90
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.73
    99
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.80
    157
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.64
    158
    10. Lymphomas
    2.23
    147
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1.58
    170
    12. Leukemia
    1.48
    148
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    138
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.69
    161
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.68
    163
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.13
    172
     
     
    Bangladesh BANGLADESH HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.2
    184
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    39.8
    0.7
    47
    122
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.1
    5.1
    177
    182
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.643
    103

     
    Bangladesh BANGLADESH DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    156,186,882
    9
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    121
    Population 0-14
    28.3 %
    79
    Population 15-64
    65.7 %
    91
    Population 65 +
    6.0 %
    98
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.00
    85
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.30
    157
    Fertility Rate
    2.19
    92
    Infant Mortality
    32.90
    60
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    129
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.95
    162
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.97
    14
    Net Migration
    -3.10
    159
    Population Growth
    1.05 %
    99
    Literacy Total
    57.7 %
    170
    Literacy Male
    64.6 %
    136
    Literacy Female
    58.5 %
    125
    Unemployment
    4.9 %
    137
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    71.8
    102
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    62.4
    112
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $3,600
    146
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.