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HEALTH PROFILE : Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso
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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, 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
    51.4
    50.1
    164
    165
    163
    2010
    56.6
    58.3
    57.5
    159
    164
    162
    2016
    59.6
    60.9
    60.3
    164
    170
    166
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.6
    60.9
    164
    170
    Age 5
    65.3
    66.3
    159
    170
    Age 10
    66.1
    67.3
    158
    169
    Age 15
    66.6
    67.9
    157
    168
    Age 20
    67.2
    68.6
    157
    167
    Age 25
    68.0
    69.4
    154
    167
    Age 30
    68.7
    70.2
    154
    167
    Age 35
    69.5
    71.0
    156
    168
    Age 40
    70.3
    71.9
    157
    170
    Age 45
    71.2
    72.8
    163
    172
    Age 50
    72.3
    73.7
    166
    173
    Age 55
    73.5
    74.7
    167
    175
    Age 60
    75.0
    75.8
    172
    176
    Age 65
    76.8
    77.4
    173
    176
    Age 70
    78.9
    79.3
    176
    176
    Age 75
    81.4
    81.7
    176
    177
    Age 80
    84.6
    84.7
    177
    177
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    178
    177
     
     
    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. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.63
    36
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    149.88
    12
    3. Stroke
    94.36
    75
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.19
    14
    5. Malaria
    53.08
    4
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.57
    14
    7. Liver Disease
    38.06
    23
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.05
    66
    9. Malnutrition
    30.03
    3
    10. Hypertension
    28.11
    30
    11. Meningitis
    27.99
    8
    12. HIV/AIDS
    26.45
    45
    13. Other Injuries
    23.04
    7
    14. Prostate Cancer
    22.85
    49
    15. Cervical Cancer
    21.19
    30
    16. Falls
    20.68
    4
    17. Tuberculosis
    20.18
    56
    18. Lung Disease
    19.38
    115
    19. Low Birth Weight
    19.11
    25
    20. Maternal Conditions
    17.01
    22
    21. Breast Cancer
    16.48
    94
    22. Liver Cancer
    16.17
    16
    23. Suicide
    16.06
    23
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.78
    106
    25. Birth Trauma
    15.40
    32
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    13.25
    28
    27. Kidney Disease
    12.85
    100
    28. Asthma
    12.45
    46
    29. Violence
    10.57
    44
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.44
    7
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9.60
    6
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.07
    41
    33. Drownings
    8.09
    33
    34. Anemia
    7.75
    21
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    7.73
    62
    36. Skin Disease
    7.41
    4
    37. Fires
    7.11
    20
    38. Schistosomiasis
    6.41
    3
    39. Epilepsy
    5.57
    24
    40. Syphilis
    3.75
    19
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.52
    5
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.34
    144
    43. Poisonings
    3.20
    12
    44. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    75
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    144
    46. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
    47. Appendicitis
    2.65
    6
    48. Lymphomas
    2.62
    148
    49. Drug Use
    2.56
    40
    50. Oral Cancer
    2.56
    101
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17,647
    12.79
    2. Malaria
    14,631
    10.60
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    11,502
    8.33
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,894
    7.17
    5. Low Birth Weight
    6,781
    4.91
    6. Stroke
    5,898
    4.27
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,561
    4.03
    8. Birth Trauma
    5,464
    3.96
    9. Malnutrition
    5,062
    3.67
    10. Meningitis
    4,805
    3.48
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,695
    2.68
    12. Other Injuries
    3,529
    2.56
    13. HIV/AIDS
    3,354
    2.43
    14. Liver Disease
    3,105
    2.25
    15. Maternal Conditions
    2,608
    1.89
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,401
    1.74
    17. Violence
    1,774
    1.29
    18. Falls
    1,737
    1.26
    19. Hypertension
    1,734
    1.26
    20. Suicide
    1,671
    1.21
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,620
    1.17
    22. Drownings
    1,550
    1.12
    23. Liver Cancer
    1,386
    1.00
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,301
    0.94
    25. Lung Disease
    1,259
    0.91
      Deaths %
    26. Kidney Disease
    1,181
    0.86
    27. Syphilis
    1,065
    0.77
    28. Asthma
    1,053
    0.76
    29. Fires
    976
    0.71
    30. Cervical Cancer
    958
    0.69
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    856
    0.62
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    804
    0.58
    33. Epilepsy
    792
    0.57
    34. Anemia
    768
    0.56
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    755
    0.55
    36. Breast Cancer
    737
    0.53
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    735
    0.53
    38. Skin Disease
    695
    0.50
    39. Pertussis
    633
    0.46
    40. Poisonings
    566
    0.41
    41. Schistosomiasis
    564
    0.41
    42. Prostate Cancer
    421
    0.31
    43. Tetanus
    337
    0.24
    44. Hepatitis B
    333
    0.24
    45. Other Neoplasms
    311
    0.23
    46. Drug Use
    311
    0.23
    47. Appendicitis
    296
    0.21
    48. Lymphomas
    272
    0.20
    49. Stomach Cancer
    271
    0.20
    50. Alcohol
    267
    0.19
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.85
    49
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.19
    30
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.48
    94
    4. Liver Cancer
    16.17
    16
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.34
    144
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    144
    7. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
    8. Lymphomas
    2.62
    148
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.56
    101
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.55
    177
    11. Lung Cancers
    2.46
    155
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.66
    117
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    134
    14. Leukemia
    1.22
    162
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    126
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    162
     
     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.2
    67
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    36.0
    4.5
    59
    84
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.6
    8.1
    180
    171
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.42
    115

     
    Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    20,107,509
    58
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    87
    Population 0-14
    44.9%
    8
    Population 15-64
    52.7%
    186
    Population 65 +
    2.4%
    186
    Birth Rate / 1000
    41.20
    7
    Death Rate / 1000
    11.20
    28
    Fertility Rate
    5.71
    6
    Infant Mortality
    72.20
    7
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    143
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    181
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    86
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.59
    184
    Net Migration
    0.00
    62
    Population Growth
    3.00%
    8
    Literacy Total
    36.0%
    185
    Literacy Male
    43.0%
    151
    Literacy Female
    29.3%
    147
    Unemployment
    77.0%
    2
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    60.3
    166
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.9
    166
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,900
    175
     
     
     

    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.