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HEALTH PROFILE : Colombia

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, 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
    67.5
    75.3
    71.4
    88
    63
    76
    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
    97.29
    120
    2. Violence
    47.07
    5
    3. Stroke
    38.03
    150
    4. Lung Disease
    36.30
    30
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20.91
    129
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.49
    117
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.82
    89
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.13
    84
    9. Stomach Cancer
    15.25
    20
    10. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    116
    11. Kidney Disease
    12.59
    101
    12. Lung Cancers
    12.42
    94
    13. Hypertension
    11.19
    106
    14. Cervical Cancer
    10.69
    76
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    79
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.60
    2
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.00
    99
    18. HIV/AIDS
    7.28
    79
    19. Suicide
    6.00
    137
    20. Low Birth Weight
    5.93
    105
    21. Liver Disease
    5.85
    158
    22. Lymphomas
    5.66
    75
    23. Leukemia
    5.39
    13
    24. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    96
    25. Other Injuries
    4.76
    149
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Malnutrition
    4.75
    63
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    84
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.32
    78
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.95
    118
    30. Falls
    3.62
    123
    31. Skin Disease
    3.30
    53
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.08
    104
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.03
    156
    34. Drownings
    2.45
    112
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.42
    177
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    57
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.04
    106
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    136
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.78
    121
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.73
    124
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.62
    124
    42. Epilepsy
    1.54
    105
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.35
    130
    44. Uterin Cancer
    1.22
    139
    45. Maternal Conditions
    1.16
    90
    46. Meningitis
    0.91
    104
    47. Drug Use
    0.81
    127
    48. Encephalitis
    0.77
    77
    49. Asthma
    0.76
    156
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.72
    18
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    41,334
    19.36
    2. Violence
    23,530
    11.02
    3. Stroke
    16,244
    7.61
    4. Lung Disease
    14,996
    7.02
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,133
    4.28
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,958
    4.20
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    8,460
    3.96
    8. Stomach Cancer
    6,837
    3.20
    9. Lung Cancers
    5,477
    2.57
    10. Kidney Disease
    5,418
    2.54
    11. Hypertension
    4,648
    2.18
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,171
    1.95
    13. Other Neoplasms
    3,844
    1.80
    14. Breast Cancer
    3,752
    1.76
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,643
    1.71
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    3,436
    1.61
    17. Prostate Cancer
    3,126
    1.46
    18. Suicide
    2,954
    1.38
    19. Cervical Cancer
    2,670
    1.25
    20. Liver Disease
    2,654
    1.24
    21. Lymphomas
    2,574
    1.21
    22. Low Birth Weight
    2,502
    1.17
    23. Leukemia
    2,488
    1.17
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,282
    1.07
    25. Other Injuries
    2,209
    1.03
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    2,006
    0.94
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    1,920
    0.90
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,778
    0.83
    29. Falls
    1,651
    0.77
    30. Tuberculosis
    1,420
    0.67
    31. Skin Disease
    1,401
    0.66
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,349
    0.63
    33. Drownings
    1,178
    0.55
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,140
    0.53
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    995
    0.47
    36. Skin Cancers
    933
    0.44
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    891
    0.42
    38. Oral Cancer
    801
    0.38
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    758
    0.36
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    741
    0.35
    41. Epilepsy
    734
    0.34
    42. Birth Trauma
    685
    0.32
    43. Maternal Conditions
    584
    0.27
    44. Bladder Cancer
    581
    0.27
    45. Meningitis
    418
    0.20
    46. Drug Use
    394
    0.18
    47. Encephalitis
    362
    0.17
    48. Asthma
    345
    0.16
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    322
    0.15
    50. Uterin Cancer
    305
    0.14
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    17.13
    84
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.25
    20
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    116
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.42
    94
    5. Cervical Cancer
    10.69
    76
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    79
    7. Lymphomas
    5.66
    75
    8. Leukemia
    5.39
    13
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    96
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    84
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.32
    78
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    57
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.04
    106
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    136
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.35
    130
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.22
    139
     
     
    Colombia COLOMBIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.8
    99
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.0
    6.2
    122
    72
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.6
    26.6
    93
    66
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.26
    36

     
    Colombia COLOMBIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    47,698,524
    29
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    111
    Population 0-14
    24.2%
    110
    Population 15-64
    68.3%
    48
    Population 65 +
    7.4%
    86
    Birth Rate / 1000
    16.10
    109
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.50
    155
    Fertility Rate
    2.00
    111
    Infant Mortality
    13.60
    104
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    28
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    75
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    124
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.72
    142
    Net Migration
    -0.60
    112
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    101
    Literacy Total
    94.2%
    99
    Literacy Male
    94.1%
    77
    Literacy Female
    94.4%
    57
    Unemployment
    9.3%
    74
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.8
    75
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    65.2
    86
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $14,500
    87
     
     
     

    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.