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HEALTH PROFILE : Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Dominican 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, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.6
    52.1
    88
    88
    88
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
    2015
    70.9
    77.1
    73.9
    88
    84
    88
     
     
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.9
    77.1
    88
    84
    Age 5
    73.4
    79.2
    72
    62
    Age 10
    73.5
    79.4
    71
    63
    Age 15
    73.7
    79.5
    70
    63
    Age 20
    74.1
    79.7
    70
    63
    Age 25
    74.8
    79.9
    60
    60
    Age 30
    75.4
    80.2
    57
    57
    Age 35
    75.9
    80.5
    55
    56
    Age 40
    76.6
    80.9
    52
    54
    Age 45
    77.4
    81.3
    52
    52
    Age 50
    78.2
    81.9
    48
    49
    Age 55
    79.2
    82.5
    43
    47
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.5
    41
    47
    Age 65
    82.3
    84.8
    36
    38
    Age 70
    84.4
    86.5
    28
    34
    Age 75
    86.8
    88.3
    12
    22
    Age 80
    89.6
    90.8
    2
    6
    Age 85
    92.8
    93.7
    1
    2
    Age 90
    96.3
    96.9
    1
    2
    Age 95
    100.2
    100.6
    1
    2
    Age 100
    104.3
    104.6
    1
    1
     
     
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN 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. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
     
     
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
      Deaths %
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
     
     
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
     
     
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.6
    87
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    18.8
    9.4
    112
    60
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    21.0
    34.1
    68
    30
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.23
    82

     
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    10,734,247
    85
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    35
    Population 0-14
    26.6%
    91
    Population 15-64
    65.7%
    90
    Population 65 +
    7.6%
    82
    Birth Rate / 1000
    18.40
    87
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.70
    173
    Fertility Rate
    2.29
    85
    Infant Mortality
    17.50
    93
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    133
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    126
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    33
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    50
    Net Migration
    -1.90
    138
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    83
    Literacy Total
    91.8%
    111
    Literacy Male
    91.2%
    85
    Literacy Female
    92.3%
    74
    Unemployment
    13.8%
    46
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    73.9
    88
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    65.1
    88
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $16,000
    78
     
     
     

    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.