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HEALTH PROFILE : Congo

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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
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View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Congo 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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    Congo CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
    1970
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
    1980
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
    1990
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
    2000
    51.4
    54.5
    52.9
    155
    154
    155
    2010
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2015
    63.2
    66.3
    64.7
    138
    144
    143
     
     
    Congo CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.2
    66.3
    138
    144
    Age 5
    66.4
    69.0
    144
    149
    Age 10
    67.1
    69.6
    139
    150
    Age 15
    67.5
    70.0
    139
    151
    Age 20
    68.1
    70.4
    137
    151
    Age 25
    68.9
    71.0
    137
    151
    Age 30
    69.8
    71.8
    135
    151
    Age 35
    70.7
    72.6
    129
    151
    Age 40
    71.8
    73.7
    125
    146
    Age 45
    73.0
    74.9
    115
    143
    Age 50
    74.3
    76.1
    108
    137
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.3
    99
    127
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.5
    99
    124
    Age 65
    78.9
    79.9
    100
    124
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.6
    99
    123
    Age 75
    83.2
    83.8
    101
    122
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.5
    105
    122
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    108
    121
    Age 90
    93.1
    93.4
    113
    116
    Age 95
    97.3
    97.5
    114
    111
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.9
    117
    112
     
     
    Congo CONGO 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
    148.29
    21
    2. Stroke
    133.67
    40
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    111.88
    58
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105.79
    37
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82.10
    10
    6. Malaria
    70.41
    3
    7. Tuberculosis
    62.79
    17
    8. Malnutrition
    46.23
    17
    9. Prostate Cancer
    36.19
    15
    10. Lung Disease
    33.59
    26
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.82
    75
    12. Low Birth Weight
    25.96
    19
    13. Liver Disease
    24.88
    46
    14. Other Injuries
    23.48
    30
    15. Hypertension
    22.31
    36
    16. Meningitis
    20.87
    29
    17. Birth Trauma
    19.33
    22
    18. Maternal Conditions
    18.70
    26
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    18.37
    17
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.53
    82
    21. Breast Cancer
    14.55
    100
    22. Kidney Disease
    13.73
    90
    23. Violence
    13.36
    37
    24. Cervical Cancer
    13.01
    56
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    11.90
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.29
    52
    27. Suicide
    9.56
    76
    28. Liver Cancer
    8.61
    43
    29. Asthma
    7.97
    64
    30. Fires
    7.48
    42
    31. Falls
    7.36
    67
    32. Drownings
    7.02
    38
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.80
    55
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.03
    41
    35. Epilepsy
    5.75
    42
    36. Anemia
    5.47
    26
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.15
    133
    38. Schistosomiasis
    4.10
    19
    39. Skin Disease
    4.03
    47
    40. Poisonings
    2.91
    50
    41. Encephalitis
    2.86
    16
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2.81
    142
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.72
    55
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.68
    149
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.45
    109
    46. Lymphomas
    2.43
    139
    47. Leukemia
    2.20
    138
    48. Pertussis
    2.08
    38
    49. Other Neoplasms
    1.99
    116
    50. Skin Cancers
    1.92
    62
     
     
    Congo CONGO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    5,258
    12.57
    2. Malaria
    4,503
    10.77
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,749
    8.96
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,394
    8.11
    5. Stroke
    2,637
    6.31
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,220
    5.31
    7. Low Birth Weight
    2,107
    5.04
    8. Tuberculosis
    1,802
    4.31
    9. Birth Trauma
    1,569
    3.75
    10. Malnutrition
    1,361
    3.26
    11. Other Injuries
    1,036
    2.48
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    905
    2.16
    13. Meningitis
    897
    2.14
    14. Maternal Conditions
    695
    1.66
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    688
    1.64
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    684
    1.64
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    667
    1.60
    18. Lung Disease
    657
    1.57
    19. Liver Disease
    645
    1.54
    20. Violence
    533
    1.27
    21. Hypertension
    441
    1.05
    22. Kidney Disease
    357
    0.85
    23. Drownings
    352
    0.84
    24. Suicide
    338
    0.81
    25. Fires
    313
    0.75
      Deaths %
    26. Prostate Cancer
    286
    0.68
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    272
    0.65
    28. Falls
    237
    0.57
    29. Epilepsy
    231
    0.55
    30. Liver Cancer
    223
    0.53
    31. Asthma
    196
    0.47
    32. Breast Cancer
    185
    0.44
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    170
    0.41
    34. Pertussis
    170
    0.41
    35. Anemia
    163
    0.39
    36. Cervical Cancer
    154
    0.37
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    140
    0.34
    38. Poisonings
    123
    0.29
    39. Skin Disease
    111
    0.26
    40. Encephalitis
    109
    0.26
    41. Measles
    106
    0.25
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    100
    0.24
    43. Schistosomiasis
    99
    0.24
    44. Syphilis
    90
    0.21
    45. Tetanus
    81
    0.19
    46. Stomach Cancer
    61
    0.15
    47. Leukemia
    59
    0.14
    48. Lymphomas
    59
    0.14
    49. Other Neoplasms
    52
    0.12
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    52
    0.12
     
     
    Congo CONGO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    36.19
    15
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.55
    100
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.01
    56
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.61
    43
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.15
    133
    6. Ovary Cancer
    2.81
    142
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.68
    149
    8. Lymphomas
    2.43
    139
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    2.20
    138
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.92
    62
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.22
    158
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.13
    165
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.82
    151
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.77
    159
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    165
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.32
    172
     
     
    Congo CONGO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.9
    127
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    43.2
    1.7
    34
    109
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    6.4
    15.7
    132
    139
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.236
    120

     
    Congo CONGO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    4,852,412
    123
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    41.5 %
    25
    Population 15-64
    55.4 %
    168
    Population 65 +
    3.0 %
    166
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.10
    21
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.70
    46
    Fertility Rate
    4.63
    21
    Infant Mortality
    56.40
    24
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    146
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    81
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    100
    Net Migration
    -4.80
    167
    Population Growth
    2.06 %
    39
    Literacy Total
    83.8 %
    133
    Literacy Male
    86.4 %
    99
    Literacy Female
    72.9 %
    106
    Unemployment
    53.0 %
    5
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    64.7
    143
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    56.6
    140
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $6,800
    124
     
     
     

    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.