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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 2014 updates, 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
    42.5
    45.6
    44.0
    177
    177
    177
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2015
    58.3
    61.5
    59.8
    164
    163
    164
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.3
    61.5
    164
    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. Diarrhoeal diseases
    162.71
    2
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    150.42
    24
    3. Stroke
    147.52
    27
    4. Malnutrition
    119.40
    2
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    104.11
    67
    6. Tuberculosis
    97.14
    7
    7. Malaria
    57.64
    15
    8. HIV/AIDS
    49.89
    35
    9. Maternal Conditions
    40.43
    6
    10. Meningitis
    39.77
    9
    11. Prostate Cancer
    36.17
    16
    12. Low Birth Weight
    35.73
    1
    13. Other Injuries
    32.48
    9
    14. Lung Disease
    31.49
    30
    15. Violence
    31.08
    12
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.08
    76
    17. Birth Trauma
    28.03
    6
    18. Cervical Cancer
    27.37
    12
    19. Liver Disease
    26.34
    41
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    24.16
    7
    21. Hypertension
    23.85
    31
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.53
    48
    23. Kidney Disease
    17.85
    55
    24. Breast Cancer
    14.98
    96
    25. Anemia
    14.06
    11
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Drownings
    12.35
    8
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    12.19
    11
    28. Trypanosomiasis
    12.02
    3
    29. Fires
    11.92
    22
    30. Measles
    11.82
    4
    31. Asthma
    10.86
    34
    32. Liver Cancer
    10.16
    32
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.16
    53
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.15
    16
    35. Suicide
    10.09
    69
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.47
    25
    37. Epilepsy
    7.62
    38
    38. Falls
    7.49
    65
    39. Poisonings
    6.00
    16
    40. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    83
    41. Schistosomiasis
    5.50
    9
    42. Skin Disease
    5.30
    32
    43. Encephalitis
    4.85
    1
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.81
    129
    45. Syphilis
    4.22
    9
    46. Lymphomas
    4.02
    104
    47. Oral Cancer
    3.91
    65
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    59
    49. Tetanus
    3.25
    7
    50. Ovary Cancer
    3.17
    127
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    109,834
    12.81
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    96,342
    11.24
    3. Malaria
    65,552
    7.65
    4. Malnutrition
    60,646
    7.07
    5. Low Birth Weight
    46,985
    5.48
    6. Stroke
    38,491
    4.49
    7. Birth Trauma
    36,855
    4.30
    8. Tuberculosis
    35,789
    4.17
    9. Meningitis
    29,897
    3.49
    10. HIV/AIDS
    27,354
    3.19
    11. Coronary Heart Disease
    27,307
    3.19
    12. Other Injuries
    23,343
    2.72
    13. Maternal Conditions
    21,598
    2.52
    14. Violence
    18,563
    2.17
    15. Measles
    15,464
    1.80
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    14,549
    1.70
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    14,486
    1.69
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    13,525
    1.58
    19. Drownings
    10,241
    1.19
    20. Liver Disease
    9,656
    1.13
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,137
    1.07
    22. Fires
    8,515
    0.99
    23. Lung Disease
    8,486
    0.99
    24. Trypanosomiasis
    8,292
    0.97
    25. Kidney Disease
    7,209
    0.84
      Deaths %
    26. Anemia
    6,603
    0.77
    27. Hypertension
    6,247
    0.73
    28. Suicide
    5,248
    0.61
    29. Epilepsy
    4,790
    0.56
    30. Syphilis
    4,745
    0.55
    31. Cervical Cancer
    4,711
    0.55
    32. Tetanus
    4,208
    0.49
    33. Poisonings
    4,079
    0.48
    34. Asthma
    4,060
    0.47
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,966
    0.46
    36. Falls
    3,834
    0.45
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,719
    0.43
    38. Liver Cancer
    3,438
    0.40
    39. Prostate Cancer
    3,334
    0.39
    40. Pertussis
    3,131
    0.37
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,086
    0.36
    42. Encephalitis
    3,011
    0.35
    43. Breast Cancer
    2,711
    0.32
    44. Skin Disease
    2,255
    0.26
    45. Stomach Cancer
    1,800
    0.21
    46. Schistosomiasis
    1,786
    0.21
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,475
    0.17
    48. War
    1,431
    0.17
    49. Lymphomas
    1,424
    0.17
    50. Appendicitis
    1,300
    0.15
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    36.17
    16
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.37
    12
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.98
    96
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.16
    32
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    83
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.81
    129
    7. Lymphomas
    4.02
    104
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.91
    65
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    59
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.17
    127
    11. Leukemia
    2.44
    132
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.15
    80
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.65
    102
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.01
    148
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.98
    168
     
     
    DR Congo DR CONGO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.4
    131
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.6
    7.1
    186
    173
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.272
    118

     
    DR Congo DR CONGO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    81,331,050
    18
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    64
    Population 0-14
    42.2 %
    20
    Population 15-64
    55.2 %
    170
    Population 65 +
    2.7 %
    180
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.20
    24
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.90
    40
    Fertility Rate
    4.53
    23
    Infant Mortality
    69.80
    12
    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
    0.99
    111
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.73
    134
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    92
    Population Growth
    2.42 %
    26
    Literacy Total
    66.8 %
    159
    Literacy Male
    78.1 %
    120
    Literacy Female
    50.0 %
    132
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    59.8
    164
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    51.8
    166
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $800
    192
     
     
     

    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.