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Burkina Faso
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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
Burkina Faso

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Burkina Faso 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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    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.3
    36.0
    36.7
    154
    165
    160
    1970
    42.2
    42.7
    42.4
    151
    158
    155
    1980
    46.3
    48.4
    47.3
    153
    154
    154
    1990
    48.4
    51.6
    50.0
    161
    163
    161
    2000
    48.8
    52.1
    50.4
    160
    160
    161
    2010
    56.6
    58.3
    57.5
    159
    164
    162
    2015
    59.1
    60.5
    59.9
    160
    166
    163
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.1
    60.5
    160
    166
    Age 5
    65.1
    65.9
    154
    165
    Age 10
    65.9
    67.0
    154
    165
    Age 15
    66.4
    67.7
    154
    165
    Age 20
    67.0
    68.3
    154
    165
    Age 25
    67.8
    69.1
    148
    165
    Age 30
    68.6
    69.9
    148
    165
    Age 35
    69.4
    70.8
    151
    167
    Age 40
    70.2
    71.7
    155
    170
    Age 45
    71.1
    72.6
    163
    172
    Age 50
    72.1
    73.6
    164
    176
    Age 55
    73.3
    74.6
    168
    179
    Age 60
    74.8
    75.8
    172
    179
    Age 65
    76.6
    77.3
    174
    179
    Age 70
    78.7
    79.2
    176
    179
    Age 75
    81.3
    81.7
    178
    180
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.7
    178
    180
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.3
    178
    180
    Age 90
    92.2
    92.4
    177
    178
    Age 95
    96.8
    96.9
    177
    177
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.6
    176
    176
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO 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
    220.99
    6
    2. Stroke
    159.82
    15
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    111.03
    59
    4. Malaria
    61.39
    12
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    57.04
    24
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    54.82
    24
    7. Meningitis
    41.12
    6
    8. Liver Disease
    36.66
    14
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.56
    8
    10. HIV/AIDS
    35.26
    42
    11. Malnutrition
    31.37
    30
    12. Other Injuries
    23.59
    28
    13. Lung Disease
    22.35
    59
    14. Prostate Cancer
    21.64
    52
    15. Maternal Conditions
    21.63
    21
    16. Low Birth Weight
    21.52
    28
    17. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    20.45
    5
    18. Cervical Cancer
    19.87
    30
    19. Falls
    18.68
    10
    20. Hypertension
    18.18
    71
    21. Birth Trauma
    17.44
    35
    22. Kidney Disease
    16.01
    71
    23. Breast Cancer
    15.86
    93
    24. Liver Cancer
    15.33
    16
    25. Epilepsy
    14.24
    7
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    13.83
    30
    27. Tuberculosis
    12.99
    59
    28. Asthma
    12.21
    26
    29. Fires
    11.90
    23
    30. Anemia
    11.56
    18
    31. Appendicitis
    10.81
    3
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    10.52
    39
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.14
    66
    34. Violence
    8.85
    59
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.11
    35
    36. Skin Disease
    6.53
    23
    37. Drownings
    5.75
    52
    38. Suicide
    4.54
    128
    39. Hepatitis B
    3.49
    29
    40. Other Neoplasms
    2.95
    75
    41. Stomach Cancer
    2.95
    142
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.95
    89
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.92
    32
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2.82
    141
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.80
    49
    46. Poisonings
    2.60
    55
    47. Bladder Cancer
    2.40
    73
    48. Lymphomas
    2.36
    141
    49. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    109
    50. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.25
    167
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22,959
    15.83
    2. Malaria
    16,581
    11.43
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,993
    6.89
    4. Stroke
    9,118
    6.29
    5. Low Birth Weight
    7,096
    4.89
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,480
    4.47
    7. Meningitis
    6,001
    4.14
    8. Birth Trauma
    5,750
    3.96
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,813
    3.32
    10. HIV/AIDS
    4,496
    3.10
    11. Malnutrition
    4,400
    3.03
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,432
    2.37
    13. Other Injuries
    3,284
    2.26
    14. Liver Disease
    3,134
    2.16
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    3,113
    2.15
    16. Maternal Conditions
    2,817
    1.94
    17. Fires
    2,158
    1.49
    18. Epilepsy
    2,113
    1.46
    19. Falls
    2,032
    1.40
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    1,921
    1.32
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,430
    0.99
    22. Lung Disease
    1,410
    0.97
    23. Tuberculosis
    1,402
    0.97
    24. Kidney Disease
    1,351
    0.93
    25. Violence
    1,292
    0.89
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Cancer
    1,219
    0.84
    27. Anemia
    1,181
    0.81
    28. Asthma
    1,034
    0.71
    29. Hypertension
    1,018
    0.70
    30. Appendicitis
    1,001
    0.69
    31. Drownings
    973
    0.67
    32. Cervical Cancer
    839
    0.58
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    696
    0.48
    34. Pertussis
    672
    0.46
    35. Breast Cancer
    670
    0.46
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    645
    0.44
    37. Skin Disease
    577
    0.40
    38. Suicide
    485
    0.33
    39. Measles
    445
    0.31
    40. Poisonings
    438
    0.30
    41. Prostate Cancer
    367
    0.25
    42. Syphilis
    345
    0.24
    43. Hepatitis B
    317
    0.22
    44. Encephalitis
    267
    0.18
    45. Other Neoplasms
    266
    0.18
    46. Lymphomas
    228
    0.16
    47. Tetanus
    223
    0.15
    48. Schistosomiasis
    221
    0.15
    49. Stomach Cancer
    202
    0.14
    50. Leishmaniasis
    182
    0.13
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.64
    52
    2. Cervical Cancer
    19.87
    30
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.86
    93
    4. Liver Cancer
    15.33
    16
    5. Stomach Cancer
    2.95
    142
    6. Ovary Cancer
    2.82
    141
    7. Bladder Cancer
    2.40
    73
    8. Lymphomas
    2.36
    141
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    109
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.25
    167
    11. Lung Cancers
    2.15
    146
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.43
    127
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.35
    105
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.19
    129
    15. Leukemia
    1.13
    155
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.78
    157
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.4
    73
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    36.0
    4.5
    59
    84
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.2
    9.2
    164
    162
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.739
    137

     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    19,512,533
    59
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    80
    Population 0-14
    45.0 %
    7
    Population 15-64
    52.5 %
    186
    Population 65 +
    2.4 %
    185
    Birth Rate / 1000
    41.60
    6
    Death Rate / 1000
    11.50
    28
    Fertility Rate
    5.79
    6
    Infant Mortality
    73.80
    9
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    181
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    88
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.60
    180
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    3.01 %
    6
    Literacy Total
    28.7 %
    188
    Literacy Male
    43.0 %
    149
    Literacy Female
    29.3 %
    145
    Unemployment
    77.0 %
    3
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    59.9
    163
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.6
    161
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,800
    177
     
     
     

    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.