face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do

HEALTH PROFILE : Cape Verde

Cape Verde
COUNTRY PROFILE
COMPARISON COUNTRY
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
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
Cape Verde

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Cape Verde 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.
INSTRUCTIONSUse the list on the left to choose a new country profile or the list on the right to select a country to compare to. Play or Pause the Dynamic Population Pyramids to enhance your view.

Play
Pause
Cape Verde Population Pyramid
 

    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.7
    52.2
    87
    87
    87
    1970
    55.2
    58.2
    56.7
    90
    93
    92
    1980
    59.1
    63.0
    61.0
    98
    99
    97
    1990
    62.7
    68.0
    65.3
    107
    106
    108
    2000
    66.3
    72.3
    69.2
    97
    95
    94
    2010
    70.6
    74.2
    72.5
    77
    99
    94
    2015
    71.3
    75.0
    73.3
    81
    103
    93
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.3
    75.0
    81
    103
    Age 5
    73.2
    76.7
    74
    99
    Age 10
    73.4
    76.8
    74
    100
    Age 15
    73.5
    76.9
    74
    100
    Age 20
    73.7
    77.0
    75
    100
    Age 25
    74.0
    77.2
    77
    100
    Age 30
    74.2
    77.4
    79
    101
    Age 35
    74.4
    77.6
    82
    102
    Age 40
    74.7
    77.8
    85
    103
    Age 45
    75.1
    78.2
    87
    103
    Age 50
    75.6
    78.6
    87
    103
    Age 55
    76.4
    79.2
    91
    105
    Age 60
    77.5
    80.0
    96
    104
    Age 65
    78.9
    81.0
    99
    107
    Age 70
    80.7
    82.4
    103
    104
    Age 75
    83.0
    84.3
    109
    108
    Age 80
    85.8
    86.7
    115
    109
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.7
    125
    115
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.4
    129
    118
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.5
    145
    120
    Age 100
    101.6
    101.9
    157
    135
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    129.94
    43
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.89
    132
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    55.00
    63
    4. Lung Disease
    28.52
    40
    5. Tuberculosis
    26.76
    45
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.58
    99
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.06
    69
    8. Prostate Cancer
    16.86
    85
    9. Cervical Cancer
    15.17
    48
    10. Hypertension
    13.58
    113
    11. Liver Cancer
    13.52
    20
    12. Other Injuries
    12.06
    83
    13. Breast Cancer
    10.60
    138
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.52
    50
    15. Asthma
    10.48
    38
    16. Falls
    9.39
    47
    17. Liver Disease
    9.27
    120
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8.73
    70
    19. Kidney Disease
    8.42
    125
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    8.20
    95
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.59
    88
    22. Malnutrition
    7.43
    56
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    6.90
    74
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.07
    49
    25. Meningitis
    4.87
    61
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Epilepsy
    4.76
    52
    27. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.55
    81
    28. Stomach Cancer
    4.45
    109
    29. Suicide
    4.28
    135
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.61
    112
    31. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.43
    149
    32. Violence
    3.35
    106
    33. HIV/AIDS
    3.33
    97
    34. Birth Trauma
    3.07
    93
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    2.91
    47
    36. Anemia
    2.84
    40
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.68
    87
    38. Fires
    2.63
    85
    39. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2.20
    27
    40. Hepatitis B
    1.72
    49
    41. Schistosomiasis
    1.72
    45
    42. Other Neoplasms
    1.72
    123
    43. Appendicitis
    1.72
    31
    44. Skin Disease
    1.44
    94
    45. Lymphomas
    1.24
    169
    46. Drownings
    1.21
    142
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.20
    120
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.20
    89
    49. Pancreas Cancer
    1.00
    149
    50. Bladder Cancer
    0.96
    148
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    490
    21.74
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    245
    10.86
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    225
    9.99
    4. Lung Disease
    108
    4.81
    5. Tuberculosis
    99
    4.40
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    87
    3.87
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    82
    3.62
    8. Hypertension
    52
    2.31
    9. Other Injuries
    50
    2.22
    10. Liver Cancer
    50
    2.20
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    46
    2.03
    12. Low Birth Weight
    42
    1.86
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    41
    1.80
    14. Asthma
    40
    1.78
    15. Falls
    39
    1.73
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    39
    1.72
    17. Liver Disease
    34
    1.49
    18. Kidney Disease
    31
    1.37
    19. Cervical Cancer
    31
    1.37
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    29
    1.29
    21. Malnutrition
    29
    1.27
    22. Prostate Cancer
    26
    1.15
    23. Epilepsy
    23
    1.00
    24. Breast Cancer
    22
    0.98
    25. Meningitis
    20
    0.90
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    19
    0.85
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19
    0.84
    28. Birth Trauma
    17
    0.77
    29. HIV/AIDS
    17
    0.74
    30. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.71
    31. Stomach Cancer
    15
    0.65
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13
    0.59
    33. Violence
    13
    0.56
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    11
    0.50
    35. Anemia
    11
    0.48
    36. Fires
    10
    0.47
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10
    0.46
    38. Skin Disease
    7
    0.33
    39. Ovary Cancer
    7
    0.32
    40. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    7
    0.32
    41. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.30
    42. Schistosomiasis
    7
    0.30
    43. Appendicitis
    7
    0.30
    44. Drownings
    6
    0.29
    45. Hepatitis B
    6
    0.27
    46. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.24
    47. Lymphomas
    5
    0.21
    48. Skin Cancers
    4
    0.20
    49. Lung Cancers
    4
    0.19
    50. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.19
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    16.86
    85
    2. Cervical Cancer
    15.17
    48
    3. Liver Cancer
    13.52
    20
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.60
    138
    5. Stomach Cancer
    4.45
    109
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.61
    112
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.43
    149
    8. Lymphomas
    1.24
    169
      Rate World Rank
    9. Skin Cancers
    1.20
    120
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.00
    149
    11. Bladder Cancer
    0.96
    148
    12. Leukemia
    0.76
    167
    13. Lung Cancers
    0.73
    171
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.49
    167
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.40
    169
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.25
    171
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.2
    76
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.2
    3.5
    100
    90
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    8.6
    17.4
    129
    128
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    553,432
    166
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    164
    Population 0-14
    29.6 %
    75
    Population 15-64
    65.3 %
    105
    Population 65 +
    5.1 %
    112
    Birth Rate / 1000
    20.20
    77
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.10
    136
    Fertility Rate
    2.26
    88
    Infant Mortality
    22.70
    74
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    162
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.94
    169
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.61
    179
    Net Migration
    -0.60
    113
    Population Growth
    1.35 %
    76
    Literacy Total
    84.9 %
    129
    Literacy Male
    92.1 %
    81
    Literacy Female
    83.1 %
    94
    Unemployment
    12.0 %
    61
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    73.3
    93
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    64.2
    97
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $6,700
    125
     
     
     

    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.