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HEALTH PROFILE : Guatemala

Guatemala
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Guatemala

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Guatemala 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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    Guatemala GUATEMALA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.2
    46.6
    45.9
    110
    117
    116
    1970
    51.0
    53.8
    52.4
    111
    114
    113
    1980
    55.4
    59.5
    57.4
    120
    118
    117
    1990
    59.6
    65.5
    62.5
    122
    117
    117
    2000
    64.3
    71.0
    67.7
    108
    103
    104
    2010
    67.3
    74.0
    70.7
    104
    100
    100
    2016
    70.4
    76.0
    73.2
    90
    95
    94
     
     
    Guatemala GUATEMALA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.4
    76.0
    90
    95
    Age 5
    72.5
    78.0
    86
    88
    Age 10
    72.7
    78.1
    86
    87
    Age 15
    72.8
    78.2
    84
    87
    Age 20
    73.2
    78.4
    84
    85
    Age 25
    73.8
    78.7
    83
    83
    Age 30
    74.4
    78.9
    81
    83
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.2
    78
    82
    Age 40
    75.9
    79.5
    68
    84
    Age 45
    76.8
    79.9
    64
    81
    Age 50
    77.8
    80.4
    58
    79
    Age 55
    79.0
    81.3
    54
    75
    Age 60
    80.2
    82.3
    48
    66
    Age 65
    81.7
    83.6
    48
    62
    Age 70
    83.6
    85.2
    45
    59
    Age 75
    85.6
    87.0
    45
    55
    Age 80
    87.7
    89.0
    53
    54
    Age 85
    90.5
    91.5
    59
    53
     
     
    Guatemala GUATEMALA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    84.30
    138
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    70.71
    23
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66.66
    60
    4. Stroke
    41.02
    147
    5. Violence
    39.85
    7
    6. Kidney Disease
    35.03
    16
    7. Liver Disease
    31.71
    29
    8. Other Injuries
    29.72
    5
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.55
    64
    10. Lung Disease
    21.20
    101
    11. Stomach Cancer
    17.97
    6
    12. Malnutrition
    17.91
    18
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    17.54
    59
    14. Prostate Cancer
    16.66
    88
    15. Liver Cancer
    14.86
    20
    16. Alcohol
    10.60
    4
    17. Cervical Cancer
    10.22
    77
    18. HIV/AIDS
    8.74
    74
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    8.20
    97
    20. Low Birth Weight
    7.64
    87
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.59
    30
    22. Hypertension
    7.50
    137
    23. Birth Trauma
    7.00
    68
    24. Breast Cancer
    6.60
    174
    25. Uterin Cancer
    6.53
    5
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    5.36
    93
    27. Leukemia
    4.35
    65
    28. Lung Cancers
    4.14
    140
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.80
    158
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.61
    171
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.53
    61
    32. Asthma
    3.34
    99
    33. Tuberculosis
    3.20
    103
    34. Anemia
    2.81
    34
    35. Suicide
    2.74
    174
    36. Maternal Conditions
    2.54
    72
    37. Drownings
    2.41
    114
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    112
    39. Epilepsy
    2.37
    66
    40. Lymphomas
    1.90
    170
    41. Skin Cancers
    1.88
    67
    42. Drug Use
    1.85
    61
    43. Ovary Cancer
    1.72
    177
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.57
    180
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    125
    46. Meningitis
    1.48
    83
    47. Poisonings
    1.41
    64
    48. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    163
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.21
    77
    50. Syphilis
    0.93
    61
     
     
    Guatemala GUATEMALA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,290
    10.75
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,091
    10.49
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,940
    9.00
    4. Violence
    5,917
    7.67
    5. Stroke
    4,118
    5.34
    6. Other Injuries
    3,881
    5.03
    7. Kidney Disease
    3,637
    4.71
    8. Liver Disease
    3,347
    4.34
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,253
    4.22
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,470
    3.20
    11. Malnutrition
    2,161
    2.80
    12. Lung Disease
    2,113
    2.74
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    1,820
    2.36
    14. Low Birth Weight
    1,802
    2.34
    15. Stomach Cancer
    1,794
    2.33
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,651
    2.14
    17. Liver Cancer
    1,477
    1.91
    18. HIV/AIDS
    1,221
    1.58
    19. Alcohol
    1,195
    1.55
    20. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    771
    1.00
    21. Hypertension
    736
    0.95
    22. Prostate Cancer
    723
    0.94
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    642
    0.83
    24. Leukemia
    609
    0.79
    25. Cervical Cancer
    569
    0.74
      Deaths %
    26. Lung Cancers
    418
    0.54
    27. Suicide
    401
    0.52
    28. Maternal Conditions
    396
    0.51
    29. Drownings
    383
    0.50
    30. Tuberculosis
    382
    0.50
    31. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    381
    0.49
    32. Breast Cancer
    370
    0.48
    33. Other Neoplasms
    369
    0.48
    34. Uterin Cancer
    363
    0.47
    35. Asthma
    360
    0.47
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    347
    0.45
    37. Epilepsy
    344
    0.45
    38. Anemia
    306
    0.40
    39. Meningitis
    255
    0.33
    40. Drug Use
    244
    0.32
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    232
    0.30
    42. Syphilis
    210
    0.27
    43. Lymphomas
    206
    0.27
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    203
    0.26
    45. Poisonings
    202
    0.26
    46. Skin Cancers
    185
    0.24
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    148
    0.19
    48. Fires
    134
    0.17
    49. Oral Cancer
    130
    0.17
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    117
    0.15
     
     
    Guatemala GUATEMALA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    17.97
    6
    2. Prostate Cancer
    16.66
    88
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.86
    20
    4. Cervical Cancer
    10.22
    77
    5. Breast Cancer
    6.60
    174
    6. Uterin Cancer
    6.53
    5
    7. Leukemia
    4.35
    65
    8. Lung Cancers
    4.14
    140
      Rate World Rank
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.80
    158
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    112
    11. Lymphomas
    1.90
    170
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.88
    67
    13. Ovary Cancer
    1.72
    177
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    125
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    163
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.59
    175
     
     
    Guatemala GUATEMALA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.4
    142
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    15.1
    26.4
    109
    67
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.38
    29

     
    Guatemala GUATEMALA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    15,460,732
    69
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    121
    Population 0-14
    34.5%
    51
    Population 15-64
    61.0%
    145
    Population 65 +
    4.5%
    120
    Birth Rate / 1000
    24.10
    49
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.70
    174
    Fertility Rate
    2.77
    58
    Infant Mortality
    21.30
    78
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    83
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    115
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.95
    170
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    46
    Net Migration
    -1.90
    140
    Population Growth
    1.80%
    52
    Literacy Total
    81.5%
    134
    Literacy Male
    87.4%
    96
    Literacy Female
    76.3%
    102
    Unemployment
    2.4%
    166
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    73.2
    94
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    64.2
    99
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $8,200
    121
     
     
     

    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.