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HEALTH PROFILE : Gabon

Gabon
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Gabon

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Gabon 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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    Gabon GABON LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2015
    64.7
    67.2
    66.0
    127
    140
    135
     
     
    Gabon GABON LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.7
    67.2
    127
    140
    Age 5
    68.5
    70.4
    124
    141
    Age 10
    69.1
    70.9
    119
    141
    Age 15
    69.5
    71.2
    117
    141
    Age 20
    70.0
    71.6
    114
    140
    Age 25
    70.7
    72.0
    113
    142
    Age 30
    71.4
    72.6
    110
    142
    Age 35
    72.1
    73.4
    109
    140
    Age 40
    73.0
    74.5
    103
    136
    Age 45
    74.0
    75.6
    97
    129
    Age 50
    75.1
    76.7
    94
    123
    Age 55
    76.3
    77.8
    93
    120
    Age 60
    77.5
    78.9
    94
    118
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.1
    96
    122
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.6
    102
    124
    Age 75
    82.9
    83.5
    115
    132
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.8
    145
    155
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.9
    102
    108
    Age 90
    93.2
    93.5
    106
    109
    Age 95
    97.3
    97.6
    111
    107
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.9
    112
    109
     
     
    Gabon GABON 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
    103.58
    64
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.20
    119
    3. HIV/AIDS
    97.97
    21
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.67
    33
    5. Tuberculosis
    86.56
    12
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.63
    35
    7. Lung Disease
    26.53
    63
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.99
    51
    9. Hypertension
    25.30
    36
    10. Malaria
    25.21
    33
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23.86
    52
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.28
    48
    13. Liver Disease
    21.65
    65
    14. Low Birth Weight
    16.71
    38
    15. Suicide
    12.51
    51
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    12.03
    39
    17. Birth Trauma
    12.00
    44
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    11.63
    35
    19. Kidney Disease
    11.38
    114
    20. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    21. Violence
    9.64
    53
    22. Other Injuries
    9.18
    76
    23. Asthma
    8.54
    72
    24. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    25. Maternal Conditions
    8.09
    43
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.62
    56
    27. Meningitis
    7.52
    42
    28. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    29. Malnutrition
    6.28
    51
    30. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    31. Drownings
    6.09
    60
    32. Falls
    6.04
    78
    33. Anemia
    5.90
    24
    34. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    35. Skin Disease
    4.14
    36
    36. Fires
    4.08
    57
    37. Epilepsy
    4.02
    41
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.92
    77
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    61
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    43. Measles
    3.47
    20
    44. Trypanosomiasis
    3.23
    3
    45. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.69
    37
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.51
    99
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
     
     
    Gabon GABON TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    1,376
    10.78
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,345
    10.54
    3. Stroke
    1,141
    8.94
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,079
    8.45
    5. Tuberculosis
    1,044
    8.18
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    579
    4.54
    7. Low Birth Weight
    451
    3.53
    8. Malaria
    405
    3.17
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    391
    3.06
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    383
    3.00
    11. Birth Trauma
    324
    2.54
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    302
    2.37
    13. Lung Disease
    292
    2.29
    14. Hypertension
    278
    2.18
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    255
    2.00
    16. Liver Disease
    249
    1.95
    17. Suicide
    189
    1.48
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    173
    1.36
    19. Violence
    155
    1.21
    20. Other Injuries
    152
    1.19
    21. Kidney Disease
    135
    1.06
    22. Maternal Conditions
    133
    1.04
    23. Meningitis
    128
    1.00
    24. Drownings
    116
    0.91
    25. Asthma
    103
    0.81
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    96
    0.75
    27. Measles
    93
    0.73
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    0.73
    29. Anemia
    81
    0.63
    30. Falls
    78
    0.61
    31. Lung Cancers
    69
    0.54
    32. Epilepsy
    66
    0.52
    33. Fires
    66
    0.52
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    56
    0.44
    35. Liver Cancer
    55
    0.43
    36. Pertussis
    51
    0.40
    37. Prostate Cancer
    51
    0.40
    38. Skin Disease
    50
    0.39
    39. Cervical Cancer
    47
    0.37
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.35
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    45
    0.35
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    45
    0.35
    43. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.34
    44. Lymphomas
    40
    0.31
    45. Breast Cancer
    38
    0.30
    46. Syphilis
    33
    0.26
    47. Schistosomiasis
    32
    0.25
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    32
    0.25
    49. Other Neoplasms
    28
    0.22
    50. Stomach Cancer
    27
    0.21
     
     
    Gabon GABON CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    2. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    3. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    6. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.90
    90
    14. Leukemia
    1.39
    160
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    163
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.83
    135
     
     
    Gabon GABON HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.8
    32
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    9.6
    20.3
    124
    116
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.47
    113

     
    Gabon GABON DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,772,255
    147
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    81
    Population 0-14
    41.9%
    19
    Population 15-64
    54.3%
    179
    Population 65 +
    3.8%
    148
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.20
    24
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.00
    15
    Fertility Rate
    4.39
    25
    Infant Mortality
    44.10
    41
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    156
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    165
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    98
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    124
    Net Migration
    -2.00
    142
    Population Growth
    1.90%
    46
    Literacy Total
    83.2%
    130
    Literacy Male
    85.3%
    104
    Literacy Female
    81.0%
    99
    Unemployment
    28.0%
    18
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    66.0
    135
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    57.2
    137
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $19,100
    65
     
     
     

    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.