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HEALTH PROFILE : Eritrea

Eritrea
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Eritrea

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Eritrea 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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    Eritrea ERITREA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.6
    41.1
    39.3
    152
    148
    150
    1970
    41.5
    45.3
    43.4
    154
    147
    151
    1980
    42.3
    46.2
    44.2
    165
    161
    163
    1990
    46.4
    50.8
    48.6
    166
    164
    165
    2000
    39.5
    52.7
    45.3
    182
    161
    180
    2010
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
    2016
    62.9
    67.1
    65.0
    145
    143
    144
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    62.9
    67.1
    145
    143
    Age 5
    66.2
    70.0
    150
    150
    Age 10
    66.8
    70.5
    151
    150
    Age 15
    67.0
    70.7
    152
    150
    Age 20
    67.4
    70.9
    155
    151
    Age 25
    67.9
    71.3
    157
    153
    Age 30
    68.5
    71.7
    158
    156
    Age 35
    69.2
    72.3
    161
    159
    Age 40
    69.9
    73.0
    166
    159
    Age 45
    70.9
    73.8
    169
    162
    Age 50
    72.0
    74.8
    170
    164
    Age 55
    73.6
    75.9
    165
    163
    Age 60
    75.4
    77.3
    161
    159
    Age 65
    77.5
    79.0
    153
    155
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.2
    150
    142
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.7
    139
    131
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.7
    129
    112
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.1
    111
    103
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    122.03
    38
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    115.68
    6
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    106.78
    26
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    93.11
    123
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.37
    20
    6. Hypertension
    31.33
    21
    7. Liver Disease
    29.97
    35
    8. Lung Disease
    27.14
    57
    9. Breast Cancer
    26.96
    12
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.69
    99
    11. Tuberculosis
    24.49
    51
    12. Malnutrition
    19.23
    17
    13. Anemia
    17.79
    1
    14. Meningitis
    17.41
    24
    15. Cervical Cancer
    16.38
    47
    16. Other Injuries
    15.92
    30
    17. Maternal Conditions
    15.12
    27
    18. Asthma
    14.16
    35
    19. Falls
    13.02
    29
    20. Suicide
    12.98
    43
    21. HIV/AIDS
    12.76
    65
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.54
    137
    23. Prostate Cancer
    11.57
    124
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.11
    5
    25. Birth Trauma
    10.67
    50
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    9.73
    49
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    9.02
    80
    28. Low Birth Weight
    8.96
    77
    29. Ovary Cancer
    8.74
    5
    30. Violence
    8.66
    66
    31. Kidney Disease
    8.04
    147
    32. Measles
    7.55
    11
    33. Fires
    7.41
    15
    34. Lymphomas
    7.39
    24
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.44
    75
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.23
    113
    37. Drownings
    6.14
    58
    38. Leukemia
    6.00
    7
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.46
    36
    40. Skin Disease
    5.43
    18
    41. Epilepsy
    5.39
    26
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.38
    30
    43. Oral Cancer
    4.80
    43
    44. Schistosomiasis
    4.36
    17
    45. Poisonings
    4.06
    8
    46. Liver Cancer
    3.80
    136
    47. Other Neoplasms
    3.74
    51
    48. Malaria
    3.26
    42
    49. Stomach Cancer
    2.90
    156
    50. Tetanus
    2.85
    14
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,436
    12.20
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,163
    11.23
    3. Stroke
    2,295
    8.15
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,718
    6.10
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,302
    4.62
    6. Birth Trauma
    981
    3.48
    7. Low Birth Weight
    824
    2.93
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    723
    2.57
    9. Maternal Conditions
    720
    2.56
    10. Meningitis
    698
    2.48
    11. Measles
    690
    2.45
    12. Liver Disease
    686
    2.44
    13. Malnutrition
    655
    2.33
    14. Other Injuries
    596
    2.12
    15. Tuberculosis
    583
    2.07
    16. Hypertension
    578
    2.05
    17. HIV/AIDS
    520
    1.85
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    507
    1.80
    19. Lung Disease
    493
    1.75
    20. Anemia
    471
    1.67
    21. Breast Cancer
    396
    1.41
    22. Violence
    390
    1.39
    23. Suicide
    352
    1.25
    24. Asthma
    317
    1.13
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    312
    1.11
      Deaths %
    26. Falls
    291
    1.03
    27. Drownings
    269
    0.96
    28. Fires
    235
    0.83
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    231
    0.82
    30. Pertussis
    206
    0.73
    31. Cervical Cancer
    204
    0.72
    32. Epilepsy
    201
    0.71
    33. Lymphomas
    198
    0.70
    34. Poisonings
    188
    0.67
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    181
    0.64
    36. Kidney Disease
    180
    0.64
    37. Syphilis
    177
    0.63
    38. Leukemia
    173
    0.61
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    159
    0.56
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    146
    0.52
    41. Malaria
    126
    0.45
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    123
    0.44
    43. Skin Disease
    122
    0.43
    44. Oral Cancer
    121
    0.43
    45. Ovary Cancer
    115
    0.41
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    111
    0.39
    47. Schistosomiasis
    105
    0.37
    48. Tetanus
    101
    0.36
    49. Liver Cancer
    88
    0.31
    50. Other Neoplasms
    88
    0.31
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    26.96
    12
    2. Cervical Cancer
    16.38
    47
    3. Prostate Cancer
    11.57
    124
    4. Ovary Cancer
    8.74
    5
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    24
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.23
    113
    7. Leukemia
    6.00
    7
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.46
    36
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.80
    43
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.80
    136
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.90
    156
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    152
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.15
    83
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.47
    118
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.25
    149
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.79
    138
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.3
    157
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.0
    7.6
    186
    173
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Eritrea ERITREA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5,918,919
    110
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    126
    Population 0-14
    40.2%
    30
    Population 15-64
    55.9%
    168
    Population 65 +
    3.9%
    143
    Birth Rate / 1000
    29.60
    39
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.20
    109
    Fertility Rate
    3.99
    35
    Infant Mortality
    45.00
    40
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    154
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    164
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    150
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.73
    138
    Net Migration
    -13.90
    188
    Population Growth
    0.90%
    112
    Literacy Total
    73.8%
    153
    Literacy Male
    82.4%
    111
    Literacy Female
    65.5%
    121
    Unemployment
    8.6%
    83
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    65.0
    144
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    57.4
    142
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,400
    186
     
     
     

    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.