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HEALTH PROFILE : Botswana

Botswana
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Botswana

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Botswana 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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    Botswana BOTSWANA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.9
    52.5
    50.7
    95
    91
    92
    1970
    53.0
    56.7
    54.8
    100
    98
    98
    1980
    58.5
    62.6
    60.5
    101
    102
    101
    1990
    60.5
    65.6
    63.0
    118
    116
    116
    2000
    47.9
    47.7
    47.8
    168
    177
    173
    2010
    58.7
    63.7
    61.1
    150
    143
    149
    2015
    63.3
    68.1
    65.7
    137
    136
    138
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.3
    68.1
    137
    136
    Age 5
    66.4
    70.9
    142
    138
    Age 10
    66.7
    71.0
    145
    140
    Age 15
    66.9
    71.2
    144
    140
    Age 20
    67.3
    71.6
    143
    142
    Age 25
    67.8
    71.9
    150
    144
    Age 30
    68.3
    72.4
    154
    145
    Age 35
    69.0
    73.1
    157
    145
    Age 40
    70.1
    74.0
    157
    142
    Age 45
    71.5
    75.1
    154
    140
    Age 50
    72.9
    76.2
    145
    134
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.2
    140
    131
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.3
    134
    133
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.6
    139
    134
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.1
    144
    136
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.1
    155
    151
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.4
    167
    166
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.4
    142
    141
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    147
    147
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    149
    150
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    153
    151
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    203.29
    7
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    107.42
    107
    3. Stroke
    98.02
    73
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    82.52
    50
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    66.64
    24
    6. Tuberculosis
    46.74
    36
    7. Lung Disease
    42.66
    20
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    30.85
    46
    9. Hypertension
    28.14
    28
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.23
    71
    11. Kidney Disease
    17.91
    75
    12. Low Birth Weight
    17.86
    30
    13. Cervical Cancer
    16.33
    49
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.47
    132
    15. Asthma
    12.57
    45
    16. Suicide
    12.22
    57
    17. Liver Disease
    11.84
    114
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.22
    24
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.79
    53
    20. Violence
    10.48
    46
    21. Birth Trauma
    10.12
    54
    22. Prostate Cancer
    8.97
    142
    23. Breast Cancer
    8.43
    169
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.08
    23
    25. Epilepsy
    6.87
    16
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    6.42
    80
    27. Other Injuries
    5.79
    129
    28. Malnutrition
    5.76
    54
    29. Lymphomas
    5.07
    90
    30. Skin Disease
    4.84
    30
    31. Fires
    4.35
    50
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.34
    69
    33. Lung Cancers
    4.05
    141
    34. Skin Cancers
    3.98
    11
    35. Drownings
    3.92
    93
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.65
    64
    37. Meningitis
    3.54
    61
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.47
    74
    39. Maternal Conditions
    3.30
    59
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.25
    72
    41. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    158
    42. Falls
    2.99
    142
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.84
    175
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2.12
    170
    45. Poisonings
    1.53
    60
    46. Alcohol
    1.47
    97
    47. Drug Use
    1.42
    83
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.36
    64
    49. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    128
    50. Leukemia
    1.11
    167
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    4,002
    27.32
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,154
    7.88
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,147
    7.83
    4. Stroke
    1,023
    6.98
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    752
    5.13
    6. Tuberculosis
    630
    4.30
    7. Low Birth Weight
    536
    3.66
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    475
    3.24
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    474
    3.24
    10. Lung Disease
    440
    3.00
    11. Birth Trauma
    304
    2.08
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    2.07
    13. Hypertension
    301
    2.05
    14. Violence
    245
    1.67
    15. Suicide
    220
    1.50
    16. Kidney Disease
    208
    1.42
    17. Liver Disease
    157
    1.07
    18. Asthma
    154
    1.05
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    140
    0.96
    20. Malnutrition
    128
    0.87
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    127
    0.87
    22. Cervical Cancer
    117
    0.80
    23. Epilepsy
    115
    0.79
    24. Other Injuries
    109
    0.74
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    104
    0.71
      Deaths %
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    96
    0.66
    27. Lymphomas
    86
    0.59
    28. Maternal Conditions
    81
    0.55
    29. Drownings
    79
    0.54
    30. Fires
    71
    0.48
    31. Meningitis
    65
    0.44
    32. Breast Cancer
    60
    0.41
    33. Skin Disease
    58
    0.40
    34. Lung Cancers
    49
    0.33
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    48
    0.33
    36. Skin Cancers
    46
    0.31
    37. Other Neoplasms
    46
    0.31
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    46
    0.31
    39. Oral Cancer
    44
    0.30
    40. Liver Cancer
    40
    0.27
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.25
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.25
    43. Falls
    35
    0.24
    44. Poisonings
    34
    0.23
    45. Drug Use
    28
    0.19
    46. Syphilis
    22
    0.15
    47. Alcohol
    21
    0.14
    48. Leukemia
    20
    0.14
    49. Schistosomiasis
    14
    0.10
    50. Ovary Cancer
    13
    0.09
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    16.33
    49
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.97
    142
    3. Breast Cancer
    8.43
    169
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.08
    23
    5. Lymphomas
    5.07
    90
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.05
    141
    7. Skin Cancers
    3.98
    11
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.47
    74
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    158
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.84
    175
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.12
    170
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    128
    13. Leukemia
    1.11
    167
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.76
    169
    15. Stomach Cancer
    0.73
    183
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.24
    181
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.4
    62
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    8.1
    29.3
    126
    47
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.59
    140

     
    Botswana BOTSWANA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,214,858
    140
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.93
    180
    Population 0-14
    32.0%
    62
    Population 15-64
    62.8%
    130
    Population 65 +
    5.2%
    115
    Birth Rate / 1000
    22.10
    68
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.60
    47
    Fertility Rate
    2.56
    71
    Infant Mortality
    29.60
    65
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    142
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    155
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.90
    186
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    116
    Net Migration
    3.00
    24
    Population Growth
    1.60%
    58
    Literacy Total
    88.5%
    118
    Literacy Male
    88.0%
    95
    Literacy Female
    88.9%
    82
    Unemployment
    20.0%
    29
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    65.7
    138
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    56.9
    138
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $18,100
    72
     
     
     

    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.