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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 2014 updates, 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
    51.8
    57.1
    54.4
    153
    150
    151
    2010
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
    2015
    62.4
    67.0
    64.7
    142
    142
    142
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    62.4
    67.0
    142
    142
    Age 5
    65.7
    69.9
    149
    147
    Age 10
    66.0
    70.1
    152
    148
    Age 15
    66.2
    70.3
    156
    148
    Age 20
    66.5
    70.6
    157
    150
    Age 25
    66.9
    70.9
    161
    152
    Age 30
    67.4
    71.4
    164
    153
    Age 35
    68.0
    72.1
    169
    155
    Age 40
    68.7
    72.8
    172
    156
    Age 45
    69.6
    73.6
    173
    158
    Age 50
    70.7
    74.6
    177
    160
    Age 55
    72.1
    75.7
    180
    160
    Age 60
    73.9
    77.1
    180
    156
    Age 65
    76.1
    78.9
    178
    150
    Age 70
    78.9
    81.1
    174
    138
    Age 75
    82.0
    83.6
    164
    129
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.6
    138
    110
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.1
    107
    101
    Age 90
    93.5
    93.9
    87
    88
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.1
    58
    60
    Age 100
    102.4
    102.5
    35
    34
     
     
    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
    139.89
    29
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    132.20
    30
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    79.82
    101
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    79.21
    11
    5. Malnutrition
    58.04
    8
    6. HIV/AIDS
    48.18
    37
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.95
    49
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.94
    22
    9. Meningitis
    25.76
    22
    10. Liver Disease
    24.72
    47
    11. Hypertension
    21.78
    39
    12. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    39
    13. Kidney Disease
    21.09
    28
    14. Lung Disease
    19.43
    83
    15. Other Injuries
    18.10
    49
    16. Maternal Conditions
    17.77
    29
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    15.72
    15
    18. Suicide
    14.86
    33
    19. Fires
    13.50
    13
    20. Skin Disease
    13.16
    3
    21. Cervical Cancer
    12.91
    57
    22. Birth Trauma
    12.00
    52
    23. Falls
    11.55
    30
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11.02
    11
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    10.19
    53
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Epilepsy
    9.94
    25
    27. Prostate Cancer
    9.91
    125
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    9.69
    55
    29. Asthma
    9.40
    50
    30. Low Birth Weight
    9.36
    78
    31. Drownings
    9.33
    21
    32. Tuberculosis
    8.76
    76
    33. Violence
    8.73
    61
    34. Measles
    6.99
    7
    35. Ovary Cancer
    6.74
    27
    36. Poisonings
    5.89
    18
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.86
    5
    38. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5.79
    12
    39. Leukemia
    4.88
    38
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.81
    125
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.48
    55
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.45
    47
    43. Malaria
    4.28
    47
    44. Lymphomas
    4.05
    103
    45. Hepatitis B
    3.83
    22
    46. Oral Cancer
    3.82
    68
    47. Encephalitis
    3.51
    7
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    3.28
    31
    49. Other Neoplasms
    3.15
    68
    50. Anemia
    3.03
    39
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,633
    12.85
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,238
    8.98
    3. Stroke
    2,743
    7.61
    4. HIV/AIDS
    2,152
    5.97
    5. Malnutrition
    1,931
    5.36
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,671
    4.63
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,406
    3.90
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,167
    3.24
    9. Low Birth Weight
    1,096
    3.04
    10. Meningitis
    1,065
    2.95
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    1,021
    2.83
    12. Maternal Conditions
    918
    2.55
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    847
    2.35
    14. Measles
    787
    2.18
    15. Other Injuries
    754
    2.09
    16. Liver Disease
    670
    1.86
    17. Fires
    645
    1.79
    18. Kidney Disease
    538
    1.49
    19. Suicide
    510
    1.42
    20. Drownings
    505
    1.40
    21. Violence
    435
    1.21
    22. Epilepsy
    430
    1.19
    23. Hypertension
    424
    1.18
    24. Lung Disease
    411
    1.14
    25. Breast Cancer
    370
    1.03
      Deaths %
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    358
    0.99
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    344
    0.96
    28. Falls
    341
    0.95
    29. Skin Disease
    338
    0.94
    30. Poisonings
    288
    0.80
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    283
    0.79
    32. Tuberculosis
    282
    0.78
    33. Pertussis
    243
    0.67
    34. Asthma
    218
    0.60
    35. Malaria
    194
    0.54
    36. Cervical Cancer
    189
    0.52
    37. Syphilis
    175
    0.48
    38. Schistosomiasis
    166
    0.46
    39. Leukemia
    164
    0.46
    40. Leishmaniasis
    151
    0.42
    41. Encephalitis
    136
    0.38
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    135
    0.37
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    133
    0.37
    44. Lymphomas
    124
    0.34
    45. Drug Use
    113
    0.31
    46. Hepatitis B
    111
    0.31
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.30
    48. Oral Cancer
    106
    0.29
    49. Ovary Cancer
    102
    0.28
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    102
    0.28
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    39
    2. Cervical Cancer
    12.91
    57
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.91
    125
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.74
    27
    5. Leukemia
    4.88
    38
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.81
    125
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.45
    47
    8. Lymphomas
    4.05
    103
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.82
    68
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.91
    155
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.30
    158
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.16
    145
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.71
    98
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.18
    122
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.16
    131
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.98
    151
     
     
    Eritrea ERITREA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.4
    156
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.4
    6.9
    189
    174
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Eritrea ERITREA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5,869,869
    111
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    121
    Population 0-14
    40.7 %
    30
    Population 15-64
    55.5 %
    167
    Population 65 +
    3.9 %
    137
    Birth Rate / 1000
    30.10
    39
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.30
    104
    Fertility Rate
    4.07
    34
    Infant Mortality
    45.60
    41
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    162
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    156
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    121
    Net Migration
    -14.70
    189
    Population Growth
    0.81 %
    120
    Literacy Total
    68.9 %
    154
    Literacy Male
    82.4 %
    107
    Literacy Female
    65.5 %
    115
    Unemployment
    8.6 %
    93
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    64.7
    142
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.7
    148
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,200
    188
     
     
     

    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.