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HEALTH PROFILE : Benin

Benin
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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, 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
    54.1
    56.6
    55.4
    149
    149
    149
    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
    159.60
    8
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    151.46
    49
    3. Stroke
    141.07
    18
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    68.07
    23
    5. Liver Disease
    52.02
    9
    6. Malaria
    46.00
    8
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    42.66
    51
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.57
    19
    9. Lung Disease
    29.33
    48
    10. Malnutrition
    26.03
    9
    11. Meningitis
    25.98
    12
    12. Low Birth Weight
    24.78
    12
    13. HIV/AIDS
    24.73
    48
    14. Kidney Disease
    22.09
    50
    15. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    58
    16. Breast Cancer
    20.07
    54
    17. Other Injuries
    19.97
    19
    18. Tuberculosis
    18.32
    59
    19. Birth Trauma
    18.14
    20
    20. Asthma
    16.91
    25
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16.24
    103
    22. Maternal Conditions
    16.08
    23
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    14.76
    14
    24. Suicide
    14.65
    34
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    14.64
    20
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Falls
    14.40
    18
    27. Hypertension
    14.31
    89
    28. Cervical Cancer
    13.50
    63
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.66
    35
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.83
    17
    31. Drownings
    8.72
    28
    32. Fires
    7.15
    19
    33. Violence
    6.66
    78
    34. Schistosomiasis
    6.22
    4
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.68
    89
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.03
    34
    37. Epilepsy
    4.90
    30
    38. Ovary Cancer
    4.10
    96
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.90
    153
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.66
    55
    41. Skin Disease
    3.10
    57
    42. Poisonings
    3.01
    16
    43. Syphilis
    2.98
    26
    44. Drug Use
    2.92
    33
    45. Anemia
    2.89
    33
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.88
    8
    47. Stomach Cancer
    2.74
    160
    48. Appendicitis
    2.67
    5
    49. Lymphomas
    2.41
    153
    50. Alcohol
    2.29
    60
     
     
    Benin BENIN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12,210
    13.78
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,883
    7.77
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,380
    7.20
    4. Stroke
    6,328
    7.14
    5. Malaria
    5,971
    6.74
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,777
    5.39
    7. Malnutrition
    3,506
    3.96
    8. Birth Trauma
    3,497
    3.95
    9. Liver Disease
    3,051
    3.44
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,015
    3.40
    11. Meningitis
    2,736
    3.09
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    2,439
    2.75
    13. HIV/AIDS
    2,161
    2.44
    14. Other Injuries
    1,977
    2.23
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,934
    2.18
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    1,703
    1.92
    17. Maternal Conditions
    1,567
    1.77
    18. Kidney Disease
    1,327
    1.50
    19. Lung Disease
    1,273
    1.44
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,040
    1.17
    21. Drownings
    1,023
    1.15
    22. Suicide
    1,017
    1.15
    23. Asthma
    906
    1.02
    24. Falls
    819
    0.92
    25. Violence
    654
    0.74
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    645
    0.73
    27. Breast Cancer
    637
    0.72
    28. Fires
    624
    0.70
    29. Liver Cancer
    621
    0.70
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    569
    0.64
    31. Syphilis
    534
    0.60
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    493
    0.56
    33. Epilepsy
    433
    0.49
    34. Pertussis
    411
    0.46
    35. Cervical Cancer
    378
    0.43
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    365
    0.41
    37. Schistosomiasis
    359
    0.41
    38. Poisonings
    351
    0.40
    39. Prostate Cancer
    323
    0.36
    40. Measles
    312
    0.35
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    283
    0.32
    42. Drug Use
    224
    0.25
    43. Anemia
    221
    0.25
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    217
    0.24
    45. Hepatitis B
    206
    0.23
    46. Other Neoplasms
    204
    0.23
    47. Encephalitis
    192
    0.22
    48. Appendicitis
    192
    0.22
    49. Skin Disease
    178
    0.20
    50. Lymphomas
    159
    0.18
     
     
    Benin BENIN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    58
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.07
    54
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.50
    63
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.66
    35
    5. Ovary Cancer
    4.10
    96
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.90
    153
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.74
    160
    8. Lymphomas
    2.41
    153
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.02
    128
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.71
    108
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    146
    12. Leukemia
    1.08
    169
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.00
    180
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.91
    130
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    162
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.73
    163
     
     
    Benin BENIN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.0
    133
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.7
    1.0
    115
    116
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    4.7
    14.2
    149
    140
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.14
    130

     
    Benin BENIN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11,038,805
    81
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    49
    Population 0-14
    42.7%
    16
    Population 15-64
    54.5%
    176
    Population 65 +
    2.9%
    175
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.00
    21
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.90
    81
    Fertility Rate
    4.77
    17
    Infant Mortality
    52.80
    23
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    66
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    105
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    78
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.65
    166
    Net Migration
    0.00
    60
    Population Growth
    2.70%
    13
    Literacy Total
    38.4%
    181
    Literacy Male
    49.9%
    149
    Literacy Female
    27.3%
    148
    Unemployment
    1.0%
    179
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    60.0
    162
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.5
    162
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,200
    168
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.