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HEALTH PROFILE : DR Congo

DR Congo
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DR Congo

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for DR 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, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    DR Congo DR CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2015
    58.3
    61.5
    59.8
    165
    163
    165
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.3
    61.5
    165
    163
    Age 5
    65.0
    67.5
    155
    159
    Age 10
    66.1
    68.7
    150
    155
    Age 15
    66.7
    69.3
    148
    154
    Age 20
    67.5
    69.9
    141
    153
    Age 25
    68.6
    70.7
    140
    153
    Age 30
    69.6
    71.5
    139
    152
    Age 35
    70.5
    72.4
    132
    152
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.2
    130
    154
    Age 45
    72.4
    74.1
    127
    153
    Age 50
    73.5
    75.0
    127
    152
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.1
    127
    151
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.3
    127
    152
    Age 65
    78.0
    78.8
    127
    151
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.8
    128
    150
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.1
    130
    148
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    129
    140
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.2
    135
    135
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    141
    131
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    149
    129
     
     
    DR Congo DR 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. Influenza and Pneumonia
    128.08
    20
    2. Tuberculosis
    123.54
    8
    3. Stroke
    110.84
    56
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    82.42
    140
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    61.01
    25
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.88
    21
    7. HIV/AIDS
    36.40
    36
    8. Malaria
    36.02
    24
    9. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
    10. Lung Disease
    34.27
    37
    11. Hypertension
    31.76
    20
    12. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
    13. Liver Disease
    25.03
    53
    14. Maternal Conditions
    24.90
    16
    15. Low Birth Weight
    24.39
    15
    16. Malnutrition
    24.30
    10
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    20.11
    8
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.53
    116
    19. Meningitis
    19.51
    21
    20. Birth Trauma
    19.33
    15
    21. Asthma
    17.72
    22
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.36
    96
    23. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
    24. Violence
    14.82
    24
    25. Other Injuries
    14.74
    41
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Anemia
    13.19
    9
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.19
    29
    28. Suicide
    12.22
    56
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
    30. Drownings
    9.37
    25
    31. Syphilis
    8.00
    6
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.93
    26
    33. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    153
    34. Fires
    6.30
    31
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
    36. Epilepsy
    5.97
    22
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.95
    22
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.80
    85
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
    40. Falls
    5.26
    90
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
    42. Trypanosomiasis
    4.68
    2
    43. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
    44. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.11
    28
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    18
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    49. Tetanus
    2.71
    15
    50. Pertussis
    2.63
    11
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    84,332
    12.55
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51,222
    7.62
    3. Tuberculosis
    48,276
    7.19
    4. Malaria
    43,258
    6.44
    5. Low Birth Weight
    38,204
    5.69
    6. Stroke
    33,913
    5.05
    7. Birth Trauma
    30,270
    4.51
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25,899
    3.86
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    24,108
    3.59
    10. Malnutrition
    22,512
    3.35
    11. HIV/AIDS
    20,526
    3.06
    12. Meningitis
    18,627
    2.77
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    18,222
    2.71
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    16,810
    2.50
    15. Maternal Conditions
    16,040
    2.39
    16. Other Injuries
    11,821
    1.76
    17. Syphilis
    11,243
    1.67
    18. Lung Disease
    10,391
    1.55
    19. Violence
    10,322
    1.54
    20. Liver Disease
    9,466
    1.41
    21. Hypertension
    9,405
    1.40
    22. Drownings
    9,325
    1.39
    23. Suicide
    7,577
    1.13
    24. Anemia
    7,561
    1.13
    25. Asthma
    7,016
    1.04
      Deaths %
    26. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,268
    0.93
    27. Cervical Cancer
    5,178
    0.77
    28. Fires
    5,142
    0.77
    29. Epilepsy
    4,465
    0.66
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,461
    0.66
    31. Prostate Cancer
    4,065
    0.61
    32. Liver Cancer
    3,912
    0.58
    33. Pertussis
    3,819
    0.57
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    3,466
    0.52
    35. Kidney Disease
    3,172
    0.47
    36. Breast Cancer
    3,056
    0.45
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,943
    0.44
    38. Poisonings
    2,802
    0.42
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,681
    0.40
    40. Falls
    2,634
    0.39
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,553
    0.38
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2,028
    0.30
    43. Tetanus
    1,948
    0.29
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,937
    0.29
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,781
    0.27
    46. Lymphomas
    1,665
    0.25
    47. Measles
    1,543
    0.23
    48. Oral Cancer
    1,473
    0.22
    49. Schistosomiasis
    1,276
    0.19
    50. Other Neoplasms
    1,220
    0.18
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
    11. Leukemia
    2.31
    144
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.99
    91
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.64
    108
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.26
    177
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    157
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.6
    139
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.6
    9.7
    168
    162
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.25
    126

     
    DR Congo DR CONGO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    83,301,151
    16
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    77
    Population 0-14
    41.7%
    22
    Population 15-64
    55.6%
    169
    Population 65 +
    2.7%
    180
    Birth Rate / 1000
    33.50
    26
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.60
    49
    Fertility Rate
    4.39
    23
    Infant Mortality
    68.20
    11
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    151
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    160
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    105
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.74
    134
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    89
    Population Growth
    2.40%
    24
    Literacy Total
    77.0%
    145
    Literacy Male
    88.5%
    92
    Literacy Female
    66.5%
    120
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    59.8
    165
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    51.8
    166
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $800
    192
     
     
     

    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.