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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 2014 updates, 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
    57.0
    59.6
    58.2
    139
    141
    139
    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. HIV/AIDS
    184.26
    16
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    98.05
    43
    3. Stroke
    96.24
    78
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    87.31
    90
    5. Malaria
    61.72
    10
    6. Tuberculosis
    56.16
    20
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55.62
    25
    8. Malnutrition
    34.93
    26
    9. Lung Disease
    34.60
    22
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.79
    81
    11. Liver Disease
    24.24
    53
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.23
    61
    13. Low Birth Weight
    20.03
    31
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    20.01
    14
    15. Hypertension
    18.03
    73
    16. Other Injuries
    17.35
    51
    17. Birth Trauma
    13.81
    49
    18. Kidney Disease
    12.62
    101
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.67
    33
    20. Prostate Cancer
    9.91
    124
    21. Meningitis
    9.63
    41
    22. Violence
    9.48
    54
    23. Maternal Conditions
    9.18
    45
    24. Falls
    8.52
    52
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.42
    73
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Suicide
    8.16
    90
    27. Cervical Cancer
    7.63
    90
    28. Asthma
    6.95
    72
    29. Drownings
    5.52
    60
    30. Lung Cancers
    5.40
    125
    31. Breast Cancer
    5.27
    167
    32. Fires
    4.96
    54
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.57
    80
    34. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.20
    60
    35. Anemia
    3.92
    31
    36. Epilepsy
    3.40
    60
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.25
    73
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.19
    80
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.01
    154
    40. Schistosomiasis
    2.89
    33
    41. Ovary Cancer
    2.82
    140
    42. Skin Disease
    2.47
    66
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.47
    64
    44. Other Neoplasms
    2.39
    101
    45. Uterin Cancer
    2.32
    70
    46. Measles
    2.30
    29
    47. Pertussis
    2.17
    28
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    102
    49. Liver Cancer
    2.09
    161
    50. Stomach Cancer
    1.97
    164
     
     
    Gabon GABON TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    2,291
    16.46
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,315
    9.45
    3. Malaria
    1,061
    7.62
    4. Stroke
    1,028
    7.38
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    928
    6.67
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    816
    5.86
    7. Tuberculosis
    666
    4.78
    8. Low Birth Weight
    538
    3.86
    9. Malnutrition
    428
    3.08
    10. Birth Trauma
    371
    2.66
    11. Lung Disease
    369
    2.65
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    310
    2.22
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    303
    2.17
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    275
    1.98
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.97
    16. Other Injuries
    273
    1.96
    17. Liver Disease
    272
    1.95
    18. Hypertension
    191
    1.37
    19. Meningitis
    153
    1.10
    20. Violence
    146
    1.05
    21. Kidney Disease
    145
    1.04
    22. Maternal Conditions
    131
    0.94
    23. Suicide
    114
    0.82
    24. Falls
    110
    0.79
    25. Drownings
    98
    0.71
      Deaths %
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    97
    0.69
    27. Asthma
    79
    0.57
    28. Fires
    77
    0.55
    29. Measles
    58
    0.42
    30. Lung Cancers
    58
    0.42
    31. Pertussis
    58
    0.42
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    53
    0.38
    33. Epilepsy
    51
    0.36
    34. Anemia
    49
    0.35
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    46
    0.33
    36. Prostate Cancer
    45
    0.33
    37. Cervical Cancer
    43
    0.31
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    35
    0.25
    39. Oral Cancer
    34
    0.25
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    33
    0.24
    41. Schistosomiasis
    32
    0.23
    42. Skin Disease
    30
    0.22
    43. Breast Cancer
    30
    0.22
    44. Poisonings
    29
    0.21
    45. Syphilis
    28
    0.20
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    27
    0.19
    47. Other Neoplasms
    27
    0.19
    48. Lymphomas
    25
    0.18
    49. Liver Cancer
    25
    0.18
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    22
    0.16
     
     
    Gabon GABON CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    9.91
    124
    2. Cervical Cancer
    7.63
    90
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.40
    125
    4. Breast Cancer
    5.27
    167
    5. Oral Cancer
    3.19
    80
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.01
    154
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.82
    140
    8. Uterin Cancer
    2.32
    70
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    102
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.09
    161
    11. Stomach Cancer
    1.97
    164
    12. Lymphomas
    1.97
    153
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.79
    94
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.32
    110
    15. Leukemia
    1.01
    163
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    158
     
     
    Gabon GABON HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.8
    16
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    12.9
    22.5
    115
    102
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.121
    127

     
    Gabon GABON DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,738,541
    148
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    80
    Population 0-14
    42.0 %
    21
    Population 15-64
    54.2 %
    178
    Population 65 +
    3.8 %
    145
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.30
    23
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.10
    16
    Fertility Rate
    4.43
    27
    Infant Mortality
    45.10
    42
    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
    1.00
    101
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    121
    Net Migration
    -2.00
    144
    Population Growth
    1.92 %
    44
    Literacy Total
    89.0 %
    117
    Literacy Male
    85.3 %
    101
    Literacy Female
    81.0 %
    97
    Unemployment
    21.0 %
    33
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    66.0
    135
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    57.2
    137
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $21,700
    59
     
     
     

    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.