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Colombia
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Colombia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Colombia 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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    Colombia COLOMBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    55.1
    58.6
    56.8
    69
    70
    70
    1970
    59.2
    63.0
    61.1
    79
    75
    79
    1980
    62.9
    68.6
    65.7
    78
    78
    78
    1990
    64.5
    72.5
    68.4
    91
    73
    83
    2000
    67.4
    74.9
    71.1
    81
    63
    71
    2010
    70.0
    77.2
    73.6
    88
    65
    78
    2015
    71.2
    78.4
    74.8
    84
    61
    75
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.2
    78.4
    84
    61
    Age 5
    72.5
    79.5
    84
    59
    Age 10
    72.6
    79.6
    84
    55
    Age 15
    72.8
    79.7
    84
    56
    Age 20
    73.5
    79.9
    79
    54
    Age 25
    74.4
    80.1
    70
    54
    Age 30
    75.3
    80.4
    59
    52
    Age 35
    76.1
    80.6
    54
    51
    Age 40
    76.8
    81.0
    49
    51
    Age 45
    77.5
    81.3
    48
    53
    Age 50
    78.2
    81.7
    49
    52
    Age 55
    79.0
    82.4
    48
    52
    Age 60
    80.2
    83.1
    50
    53
    Age 65
    81.6
    84.1
    47
    53
    Age 70
    83.5
    85.4
    44
    52
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.2
    39
    50
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.4
    25
    45
    Age 85
    91.3
    92.0
    17
    32
    Age 90
    94.6
    95.1
    16
    24
    Age 95
    98.4
    98.6
    19
    25
    Age 100
    102.6
    102.5
    20
    30
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA 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
    79.44
    102
    2. Violence
    37.61
    7
    3. Stroke
    36.06
    144
    4. Lung Disease
    29.22
    39
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.14
    128
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.05
    85
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.50
    111
    8. Prostate Cancer
    15.77
    96
    9. Hypertension
    14.47
    107
    10. Breast Cancer
    12.71
    116
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.67
    30
    12. Lung Cancers
    10.70
    91
    13. Kidney Disease
    9.80
    119
    14. Cervical Cancer
    9.49
    72
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.59
    85
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.59
    3
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.12
    79
    18. Low Birth Weight
    7.55
    89
    19. HIV/AIDS
    6.05
    82
    20. Suicide
    5.62
    115
    21. Liver Disease
    5.50
    151
    22. Leukemia
    4.69
    43
    23. Lymphomas
    4.35
    89
    24. Other Injuries
    4.28
    157
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.21
    114
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Falls
    4.01
    108
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    3.97
    77
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.95
    93
    29. Malnutrition
    3.70
    74
    30. Skin Disease
    3.62
    52
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    3.54
    115
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.37
    143
    33. Birth Trauma
    2.79
    100
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.77
    106
    35. Drownings
    2.30
    112
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.28
    43
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.01
    104
    38. Epilepsy
    1.85
    91
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.76
    120
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.60
    78
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    144
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.58
    120
    43. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.24
    142
    44. Bladder Cancer
    1.21
    134
    45. War
    1.11
    21
    46. Uterin Cancer
    1.06
    142
    47. Meningitis
    0.94
    107
    48. Asthma
    0.71
    153
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    77
    50. Appendicitis
    0.63
    65
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    29,069
    17.16
    2. Violence
    18,075
    10.67
    3. Stroke
    13,257
    7.82
    4. Lung Disease
    10,261
    6.06
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,813
    4.61
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,835
    4.03
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,144
    3.63
    8. Hypertension
    5,103
    3.01
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4,907
    2.90
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    4,317
    2.55
    11. Lung Cancers
    4,018
    2.37
    12. Low Birth Weight
    3,837
    2.26
    13. Kidney Disease
    3,641
    2.15
    14. Other Neoplasms
    3,395
    2.00
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,135
    1.85
    16. Breast Cancer
    2,818
    1.66
    17. HIV/AIDS
    2,809
    1.66
    18. Suicide
    2,629
    1.55
    19. Prostate Cancer
    2,397
    1.41
    20. Liver Disease
    2,158
    1.27
    21. Cervical Cancer
    2,108
    1.24
    22. Leukemia
    1,997
    1.18
    23. Other Injuries
    1,914
    1.13
    24. Lymphomas
    1,743
    1.03
    25. Falls
    1,633
    0.96
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Cancer
    1,592
    0.94
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    1,520
    0.90
    28. Malnutrition
    1,470
    0.87
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,428
    0.84
    30. Birth Trauma
    1,416
    0.84
    31. Skin Disease
    1,323
    0.78
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,322
    0.78
    33. Tuberculosis
    1,158
    0.68
    34. Drownings
    1,112
    0.66
    35. Ovary Cancer
    874
    0.52
    36. Skin Cancers
    865
    0.51
    37. Epilepsy
    827
    0.49
    38. Maternal Conditions
    781
    0.46
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    752
    0.44
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    739
    0.44
    41. Oral Cancer
    611
    0.36
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    579
    0.34
    43. War
    547
    0.32
    44. Bladder Cancer
    444
    0.26
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    433
    0.26
    46. Meningitis
    426
    0.25
    47. Asthma
    295
    0.17
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    259
    0.15
    49. Appendicitis
    259
    0.15
    50. Uterin Cancer
    225
    0.13
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    15.77
    96
    2. Breast Cancer
    12.71
    116
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.67
    30
    4. Lung Cancers
    10.70
    91
    5. Cervical Cancer
    9.49
    72
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.12
    79
    7. Leukemia
    4.69
    43
    8. Lymphomas
    4.35
    89
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.21
    114
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.97
    77
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.95
    93
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.28
    43
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.01
    104
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    144
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.21
    134
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.06
    142
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.6
    88
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.0
    6.2
    122
    72
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.1
    25.7
    106
    76
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.481
    30

     
    Colombia COLOMBIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    47,220,856
    30
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    101
    Population 0-14
    24.6 %
    109
    Population 15-64
    68.3 %
    52
    Population 65 +
    7.2 %
    86
    Birth Rate / 1000
    16.30
    108
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.40
    156
    Fertility Rate
    2.02
    109
    Infant Mortality
    14.10
    103
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    49
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    126
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.72
    137
    Net Migration
    -0.60
    113
    Population Growth
    1.02 %
    102
    Literacy Total
    93.6 %
    94
    Literacy Male
    94.6 %
    74
    Literacy Female
    94.8 %
    55
    Unemployment
    8.9 %
    89
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.8
    75
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    65.2
    86
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $14,000
    88
     
     
     

    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.