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Central African Republic
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Central African Republic

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Central African Republic 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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    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    36.2
    41.2
    38.7
    159
    146
    156
    1970
    40.2
    45.2
    42.6
    160
    148
    154
    1980
    45.1
    50.4
    47.7
    157
    147
    153
    1990
    47.3
    52.5
    49.8
    165
    159
    163
    2000
    42.5
    46.3
    44.4
    176
    175
    176
    2010
    47.9
    50.5
    49.2
    181
    181
    181
    2015
    50.9
    54.1
    52.5
    181
    181
    181
     
     
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    50.9
    54.1
    181
    181
    Age 5
    58.8
    61.6
    180
    180
    Age 10
    60.4
    63.0
    180
    180
    Age 15
    61.2
    63.7
    180
    180
    Age 20
    62.2
    64.5
    179
    180
    Age 25
    63.4
    65.4
    178
    180
    Age 30
    64.7
    66.5
    177
    180
    Age 35
    66.1
    67.8
    176
    179
    Age 40
    67.7
    69.7
    176
    178
    Age 45
    69.6
    71.8
    174
    177
    Age 50
    71.5
    73.7
    172
    174
    Age 55
    73.4
    75.3
    166
    170
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.8
    164
    165
    Age 65
    77.1
    78.4
    165
    167
    Age 70
    79.3
    80.3
    167
    167
    Age 75
    81.8
    82.6
    171
    169
    Age 80
    84.6
    85.2
    174
    170
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.4
    155
    144
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.2
    155
    141
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    151
    133
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    152
    130
     
     
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 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
    324.74
    9
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    188.00
    1
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    170.48
    17
    4. Malnutrition
    121.11
    1
    5. Stroke
    93.41
    84
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    79.07
    105
    7. Malaria
    75.61
    1
    8. Tuberculosis
    69.46
    14
    9. Lung Disease
    45.57
    13
    10. Other Injuries
    36.55
    6
    11. Maternal Conditions
    35.86
    7
    12. Meningitis
    32.27
    16
    13. Trypanosomiasis
    29.99
    1
    14. Low Birth Weight
    29.93
    9
    15. Birth Trauma
    27.01
    7
    16. Prostate Cancer
    26.92
    32
    17. Liver Disease
    24.55
    49
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.17
    100
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    20.07
    13
    20. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    76
    21. Hypertension
    17.13
    86
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.25
    93
    23. Anemia
    15.82
    7
    24. Cervical Cancer
    15.46
    46
    25. Asthma
    13.51
    23
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Violence
    12.42
    40
    27. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11.16
    10
    28. Kidney Disease
    10.46
    114
    29. Fires
    9.56
    34
    30. Suicide
    9.48
    78
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    9.09
    72
    32. Drownings
    7.99
    30
    33. Falls
    7.66
    59
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.10
    36
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.43
    99
    36. Liver Cancer
    5.72
    82
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.20
    11
    38. Poisonings
    5.06
    24
    39. Oral Cancer
    4.73
    45
    40. Syphilis
    4.66
    7
    41. Lymphomas
    4.42
    84
    42. Epilepsy
    4.27
    53
    43. Encephalitis
    4.08
    4
    44. Ovary Cancer
    4.07
    92
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.71
    144
    46. Other Neoplasms
    3.68
    49
    47. Skin Disease
    3.44
    55
    48. Tetanus
    3.10
    9
    49. Leukemia
    2.82
    119
    50. Measles
    2.76
    24
     
     
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    11,231
    18.08
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,322
    11.79
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,066
    9.77
    4. Malaria
    5,223
    8.41
    5. Malnutrition
    3,674
    5.92
    6. Low Birth Weight
    2,243
    3.61
    7. Tuberculosis
    2,144
    3.45
    8. Stroke
    2,110
    3.40
    9. Birth Trauma
    2,024
    3.26
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,795
    2.89
    11. Other Injuries
    1,616
    2.60
    12. Meningitis
    1,492
    2.40
    13. Maternal Conditions
    1,415
    2.28
    14. Trypanosomiasis
    1,375
    2.21
    15. Lung Disease
    1,027
    1.65
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    745
    1.20
    17. Liver Disease
    677
    1.09
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    655
    1.05
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    626
    1.01
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    536
    0.86
    21. Violence
    529
    0.85
    22. Anemia
    501
    0.81
    23. Drownings
    410
    0.66
    24. Fires
    406
    0.65
    25. Hypertension
    388
    0.63
      Deaths %
    26. Asthma
    361
    0.58
    27. Suicide
    356
    0.57
    28. Syphilis
    315
    0.51
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    305
    0.49
    30. Kidney Disease
    304
    0.49
    31. Falls
    259
    0.42
    32. Breast Cancer
    252
    0.41
    33. Prostate Cancer
    236
    0.38
    34. Tetanus
    231
    0.37
    35. Poisonings
    215
    0.35
    36. Cervical Cancer
    211
    0.34
    37. Measles
    205
    0.33
    38. Pertussis
    196
    0.32
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    187
    0.30
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    182
    0.29
    41. Epilepsy
    181
    0.29
    42. Encephalitis
    166
    0.27
    43. Liver Cancer
    161
    0.26
    44. Schistosomiasis
    134
    0.22
    45. Oral Cancer
    125
    0.20
    46. Lymphomas
    124
    0.20
    47. Skin Disease
    105
    0.17
    48. Other Neoplasms
    101
    0.16
    49. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    96
    0.15
    50. War
    93
    0.15
     
     
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    26.92
    32
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    76
    3. Cervical Cancer
    15.46
    46
    4. Liver Cancer
    5.72
    82
    5. Oral Cancer
    4.73
    45
    6. Lymphomas
    4.42
    84
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.07
    92
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.71
    144
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    2.82
    119
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.28
    159
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.83
    71
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.47
    158
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    123
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.96
    149
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.85
    155
     
     
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.8
    128
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.2
    8.0
    174
    169
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5,507,257
    115
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    101
    Population 0-14
    40.3 %
    33
    Population 15-64
    56.3 %
    161
    Population 65 +
    3.5 %
    152
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.70
    22
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.50
    11
    Fertility Rate
    4.36
    30
    Infant Mortality
    88.40
    4
    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
    0.99
    112
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.64
    164
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    2.12 %
    37
    Literacy Total
    56.6 %
    173
    Literacy Male
    50.7 %
    145
    Literacy Female
    24.4 %
    148
    Unemployment
    8.0 %
    97
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    52.5
    181
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    45.9
    181
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $600
    193
     
     
     

    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.