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Benin
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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
Benin

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Benin 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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    Benin BENIN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    40.5
    42.9
    41.7
    140
    137
    138
    1970
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    139
    138
    138
    1980
    48.6
    51.8
    50.1
    145
    142
    143
    1990
    52.0
    54.5
    53.2
    152
    153
    153
    2000
    53.1
    55.9
    54.5
    151
    152
    150
    2010
    57.5
    59.9
    58.7
    155
    157
    155
    2015
    58.8
    61.1
    60.0
    163
    165
    162
     
     
    Benin BENIN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.8
    61.1
    163
    165
    Age 5
    65.5
    67.3
    150
    160
    Age 10
    66.2
    68.2
    149
    161
    Age 15
    66.7
    68.7
    150
    161
    Age 20
    67.2
    69.3
    147
    161
    Age 25
    68.0
    70.1
    144
    159
    Age 30
    68.8
    70.9
    145
    158
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.7
    147
    159
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.5
    151
    160
    Age 45
    71.3
    73.3
    158
    165
    Age 50
    72.3
    74.1
    163
    170
    Age 55
    73.6
    75.1
    163
    173
    Age 60
    75.0
    76.2
    169
    176
    Age 65
    76.8
    77.7
    173
    177
    Age 70
    78.9
    79.5
    175
    176
    Age 75
    81.4
    81.9
    176
    177
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.9
    177
    177
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    177
    178
    Age 90
    92.3
    92.5
    176
    177
    Age 95
    96.8
    97.0
    176
    176
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.6
    172
    174
     
     
    Benin BENIN TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    176.42
    14
    2. Stroke
    149.35
    25
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    113.55
    55
    4. Malaria
    56.00
    17
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    47.50
    37
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    44.04
    37
    7. HIV/AIDS
    39.56
    39
    8. Malnutrition
    36.80
    23
    9. Meningitis
    36.03
    15
    10. Liver Disease
    31.06
    25
    11. Prostate Cancer
    28.04
    25
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.30
    26
    13. Lung Disease
    20.64
    75
    14. Low Birth Weight
    20.54
    29
    15. Hypertension
    20.40
    54
    16. Cervical Cancer
    19.41
    32
    17. Other Injuries
    17.73
    50
    18. Kidney Disease
    17.01
    62
    19. Birth Trauma
    16.93
    37
    20. Breast Cancer
    16.63
    85
    21. Falls
    15.97
    15
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    15.86
    8
    23. Maternal Conditions
    15.40
    34
    24. Anemia
    14.79
    9
    25. Tuberculosis
    14.46
    57
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Epilepsy
    13.89
    11
    27. Liver Cancer
    12.97
    21
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    12.35
    40
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.85
    47
    30. Asthma
    9.66
    44
    31. Fires
    9.19
    35
    32. Violence
    9.07
    58
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    8.95
    77
    34. Appendicitis
    7.70
    10
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.99
    53
    36. Skin Disease
    5.73
    28
    37. Drownings
    5.52
    60
    38. Suicide
    5.39
    118
    39. Hepatitis B
    4.38
    17
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    4.18
    7
    41. Stomach Cancer
    3.72
    126
    42. Lymphomas
    3.63
    118
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.62
    146
    44. Other Neoplasms
    3.61
    52
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.31
    78
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.05
    30
    47. Oral Cancer
    3.01
    83
    48. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    135
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2.70
    20
    50. Measles
    2.59
    27
     
     
    Benin BENIN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,541
    14.34
    2. Malaria
    7,955
    9.89
    3. Stroke
    5,969
    7.42
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,840
    6.02
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,653
    5.78
    6. Low Birth Weight
    3,776
    4.69
    7. Meningitis
    3,134
    3.90
    8. Birth Trauma
    3,112
    3.87
    9. HIV/AIDS
    3,075
    3.82
    10. Malnutrition
    2,726
    3.39
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,273
    2.83
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,917
    2.38
    13. Liver Disease
    1,739
    2.16
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,523
    1.89
    15. Other Injuries
    1,493
    1.86
    16. Maternal Conditions
    1,302
    1.62
    17. Epilepsy
    1,242
    1.54
    18. Falls
    1,090
    1.35
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    1,005
    1.25
    20. Fires
    1,003
    1.25
    21. Tuberculosis
    940
    1.17
    22. Kidney Disease
    923
    1.15
    23. Anemia
    921
    1.14
    24. Lung Disease
    859
    1.07
    25. Violence
    826
    1.03
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    804
    1.00
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    744
    0.92
    28. Liver Cancer
    686
    0.85
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    570
    0.71
    30. Drownings
    556
    0.69
    31. Asthma
    519
    0.65
    32. Cervical Cancer
    482
    0.60
    33. Breast Cancer
    476
    0.59
    34. Appendicitis
    439
    0.55
    35. Measles
    425
    0.53
    36. Pertussis
    382
    0.48
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    369
    0.46
    38. Suicide
    368
    0.46
    39. Prostate Cancer
    365
    0.45
    40. Skin Disease
    314
    0.39
    41. Syphilis
    269
    0.33
    42. Hepatitis B
    257
    0.32
    43. Poisonings
    221
    0.28
    44. Lymphomas
    219
    0.27
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    187
    0.23
    46. Other Neoplasms
    186
    0.23
    47. Stomach Cancer
    171
    0.21
    48. Schistosomiasis
    159
    0.20
    49. Oral Cancer
    157
    0.20
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    149
    0.18
     
     
    Benin BENIN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.04
    25
    2. Cervical Cancer
    19.41
    32
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.63
    85
    4. Liver Cancer
    12.97
    21
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.72
    126
    6. Lymphomas
    3.63
    118
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.62
    146
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.01
    83
      Rate World Rank
    9. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    135
    10. Lung Cancers
    1.50
    156
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    113
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.40
    101
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    126
    14. Leukemia
    1.06
    160
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    154
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.55
    166
     
     
    Benin BENIN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.2
    146
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.7
    1.0
    116
    117
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    4.1
    14.5
    150
    141
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.484
    145

     
    Benin BENIN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    10,741,458
    85
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    43.0 %
    14
    Population 15-64
    54.1 %
    180
    Population 65 +
    2.8 %
    177
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.50
    19
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.00
    84
    Fertility Rate
    4.86
    16
    Infant Mortality
    54.20
    25
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    83
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.66
    158
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    2.75 %
    12
    Literacy Total
    42.4 %
    182
    Literacy Male
    49.9 %
    146
    Literacy Female
    27.3 %
    147
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    60.0
    162
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.5
    162
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,000
    172
     
     
     

    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.