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Botswana
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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
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 2014 updates, 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
    47.4
    50.5
    48.9
    165
    164
    164
    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
    143
    141
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    148
    147
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    149
    150
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    154
    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
    359.96
    6
    2. Stroke
    117.48
    56
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    74.33
    118
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    57.09
    22
    5. Hypertension
    49.18
    4
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    41.55
    76
    7. Tuberculosis
    31.71
    36
    8. Other Injuries
    28.86
    16
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    24.69
    6
    10. Low Birth Weight
    23.17
    23
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23.04
    54
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.04
    53
    13. Violence
    19.08
    24
    14. Cervical Cancer
    16.66
    41
    15. Lung Disease
    14.07
    127
    16. Kidney Disease
    13.55
    95
    17. Prostate Cancer
    13.49
    107
    18. Birth Trauma
    13.46
    50
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    11.48
    22
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.68
    12
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    49
    22. Liver Disease
    9.64
    116
    23. Breast Cancer
    9.20
    152
    24. Asthma
    8.91
    53
    25. Epilepsy
    7.83
    36
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Fires
    7.11
    43
    27. Liver Cancer
    6.51
    66
    28. Lung Cancers
    5.28
    126
    29. Skin Disease
    4.92
    36
    30. Oral Cancer
    4.84
    42
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.75
    52
    32. Maternal Conditions
    4.53
    56
    33. Lymphomas
    4.33
    93
    34. Meningitis
    4.29
    63
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.01
    87
    36. Drug Use
    3.91
    17
    37. Suicide
    3.85
    142
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.23
    63
    39. Poisonings
    3.05
    47
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.89
    156
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.82
    81
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2.75
    145
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.68
    57
    44. Schistosomiasis
    2.61
    39
    45. Leukemia
    2.38
    135
    46. Drownings
    2.36
    109
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.96
    37
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.91
    65
    49. Pancreas Cancer
    1.84
    122
    50. Uterin Cancer
    1.47
    112
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    5,624
    37.61
    2. Stroke
    1,128
    7.55
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    710
    4.75
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    634
    4.24
    5. Low Birth Weight
    604
    4.04
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    569
    3.81
    7. Other Injuries
    479
    3.20
    8. Hypertension
    472
    3.16
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    382
    2.56
    10. Tuberculosis
    373
    2.50
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    367
    2.46
    12. Violence
    366
    2.45
    13. Birth Trauma
    351
    2.35
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    269
    1.80
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    261
    1.75
    16. Kidney Disease
    148
    0.99
    17. Lung Disease
    132
    0.88
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    128
    0.85
    19. Liver Disease
    114
    0.76
    20. Epilepsy
    112
    0.75
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    108
    0.72
    22. Cervical Cancer
    101
    0.67
    23. Fires
    100
    0.67
    24. Asthma
    91
    0.61
    25. Maternal Conditions
    86
    0.58
      Deaths %
    26. Meningitis
    77
    0.52
    27. Liver Cancer
    69
    0.46
    28. Suicide
    64
    0.43
    29. Drug Use
    59
    0.40
    30. Lung Cancers
    56
    0.38
    31. Poisonings
    55
    0.37
    32. Breast Cancer
    55
    0.37
    33. Lymphomas
    55
    0.37
    34. Oral Cancer
    52
    0.35
    35. Skin Disease
    50
    0.33
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    48
    0.32
    37. Drownings
    47
    0.31
    38. Prostate Cancer
    42
    0.28
    39. Alzheimers/Dementia
    41
    0.28
    40. Other Neoplasms
    39
    0.26
    41. Schistosomiasis
    35
    0.24
    42. Leukemia
    33
    0.22
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    31
    0.21
    44. Syphilis
    30
    0.20
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    28
    0.19
    46. Measles
    26
    0.18
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    0.17
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    21
    0.14
    49. Skin Cancers
    20
    0.13
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    19
    0.13
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    16.66
    41
    2. Prostate Cancer
    13.49
    107
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.68
    12
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.20
    152
    5. Liver Cancer
    6.51
    66
    6. Lung Cancers
    5.28
    126
    7. Oral Cancer
    4.84
    42
    8. Lymphomas
    4.33
    93
      Rate World Rank
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.89
    156
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.75
    145
    11. Leukemia
    2.38
    135
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.91
    65
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.84
    122
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.47
    112
    15. Stomach Cancer
    1.13
    170
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.64
    161
     
     
    Botswana BOTSWANA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.7
    65
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    12.7
    32.3
    116
    42
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.974
    130

     
    Botswana BOTSWANA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,209,208
    141
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.04
    18
    Population 0-14
    32.4 %
    61
    Population 15-64
    63.5 %
    125
    Population 65 +
    4.1 %
    130
    Birth Rate / 1000
    20.70
    73
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.30
    13
    Fertility Rate
    2.30
    85
    Infant Mortality
    8.60
    136
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.07
    18
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.66
    158
    Net Migration
    4.50
    19
    Population Growth
    1.19 %
    85
    Literacy Total
    85.1 %
    126
    Literacy Male
    88.0 %
    92
    Literacy Female
    88.9 %
    82
    Unemployment
    20.0 %
    34
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    65.7
    138
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    56.9
    138
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $17,700
    71
     
     
     

    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.