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HEALTH PROFILE : Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau
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Guinea-Bissau

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Guinea-Bissau 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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    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    32.6
    35.6
    34.1
    169
    166
    167
    1970
    34.6
    37.6
    36.1
    172
    171
    171
    1980
    37.1
    40.2
    38.6
    174
    173
    174
    1990
    40.9
    44.2
    42.5
    179
    177
    178
    2000
    51.3
    53.0
    52.1
    154
    159
    155
    2010
    55.4
    58.0
    56.7
    166
    166
    166
    2015
    57.2
    60.5
    58.9
    169
    167
    169
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    57.2
    60.5
    169
    167
    Age 5
    60.6
    62.5
    176
    178
    Age 10
    61.6
    63.7
    175
    178
    Age 15
    62.1
    64.3
    177
    178
    Age 20
    62.9
    65.1
    177
    178
    Age 25
    63.8
    66.0
    176
    177
    Age 30
    64.8
    67.2
    176
    177
    Age 35
    66.0
    68.6
    177
    177
    Age 40
    67.5
    70.2
    177
    177
    Age 45
    68.8
    71.6
    179
    178
    Age 50
    70.9
    72.7
    175
    180
    Age 55
    72.7
    73.9
    174
    180
    Age 60
    74.4
    75.3
    176
    180
    Age 65
    76.3
    77.0
    176
    180
    Age 70
    78.5
    79.0
    180
    181
    Age 75
    81.2
    81.5
    180
    181
    Age 80
    84.4
    84.6
    179
    181
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.3
    179
    181
    Age 90
    92.2
    92.4
    178
    180
    Age 95
    96.8
    96.9
    178
    178
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.6
    173
    172
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    146.18
    13
    2. Tuberculosis
    145.92
    3
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.92
    68
    4. HIV/AIDS
    128.66
    14
    5. Stroke
    123.07
    35
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    57.58
    29
    7. Malaria
    40.93
    18
    8. Liver Disease
    39.28
    21
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.28
    64
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.94
    33
    11. Lung Disease
    26.93
    59
    12. Birth Trauma
    26.71
    6
    13. Meningitis
    23.57
    16
    14. Low Birth Weight
    23.18
    18
    15. Prostate Cancer
    22.32
    56
    16. Cervical Cancer
    21.99
    24
    17. Kidney Disease
    19.80
    63
    18. Other Injuries
    17.85
    25
    19. Measles
    17.42
    3
    20. Asthma
    15.60
    30
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    15.02
    12
    22. Maternal Conditions
    14.79
    29
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.11
    127
    24. Malnutrition
    13.59
    30
    25. Breast Cancer
    13.52
    127
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Falls
    13.34
    25
    27. Liver Cancer
    12.66
    27
    28. Hypertension
    12.65
    99
    29. Suicide
    9.31
    103
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    9.19
    51
    31. Violence
    9.14
    56
    32. Drownings
    8.71
    29
    33. Syphilis
    8.38
    2
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.57
    31
    35. Fires
    5.93
    36
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.80
    14
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.69
    117
    38. Other Neoplasms
    4.20
    38
    39. Epilepsy
    4.12
    40
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.98
    58
    41. Encephalitis
    3.77
    1
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.47
    140
    43. Lymphomas
    2.99
    136
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    173
    45. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    155
    46. Poisonings
    2.65
    34
    47. Skin Disease
    2.33
    76
    48. Hepatitis B
    2.29
    19
    49. Tetanus
    2.27
    20
    50. Appendicitis
    2.23
    12
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,025
    11.83
    2. HIV/AIDS
    1,860
    10.86
    3. Tuberculosis
    1,403
    8.19
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    992
    5.79
    5. Stroke
    977
    5.71
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    969
    5.66
    7. Birth Trauma
    871
    5.09
    8. Low Birth Weight
    756
    4.42
    9. Malaria
    692
    4.04
    10. Measles
    552
    3.22
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    495
    2.89
    12. Meningitis
    437
    2.55
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    431
    2.52
    14. Liver Disease
    402
    2.35
    15. Other Injuries
    305
    1.78
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    300
    1.75
    17. Malnutrition
    260
    1.52
    18. Maternal Conditions
    255
    1.49
    19. Syphilis
    251
    1.47
    20. Kidney Disease
    209
    1.22
    21. Lung Disease
    208
    1.21
    22. Drownings
    177
    1.03
    23. Violence
    169
    0.99
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    161
    0.94
    25. Asthma
    147
    0.86
      Deaths %
    26. Falls
    128
    0.75
    27. Liver Cancer
    124
    0.72
    28. Suicide
    116
    0.68
    29. Cervical Cancer
    103
    0.60
    30. Hypertension
    100
    0.58
    31. Fires
    90
    0.53
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    88
    0.51
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    75
    0.44
    34. Breast Cancer
    70
    0.41
    35. Encephalitis
    66
    0.39
    36. Prostate Cancer
    65
    0.38
    37. Epilepsy
    65
    0.38
    38. Pertussis
    63
    0.37
    39. Tetanus
    62
    0.36
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    52
    0.30
    41. Poisonings
    52
    0.30
    42. Schistosomiasis
    48
    0.28
    43. Other Neoplasms
    42
    0.25
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    40
    0.23
    45. Stomach Cancer
    33
    0.19
    46. Lymphomas
    33
    0.19
    47. Drug Use
    31
    0.18
    48. Appendicitis
    30
    0.18
    49. Hepatitis B
    29
    0.17
    50. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    28
    0.16
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.32
    56
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.99
    24
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.52
    127
    4. Liver Cancer
    12.66
    27
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.47
    140
    6. Lymphomas
    2.99
    136
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    173
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    155
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lung Cancers
    1.82
    163
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.79
    137
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    115
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.29
    130
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.20
    150
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.08
    116
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.56
    174
    16. Leukemia
    0.54
    181
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.8
    116
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    5.0
    13.7
    146
    142
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,792,338
    146
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    144
    Population 0-14
    39.0%
    38
    Population 15-64
    57.5%
    155
    Population 65 +
    3.5%
    155
    Birth Rate / 1000
    32.50
    30
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.90
    6
    Fertility Rate
    4.09
    31
    Infant Mortality
    85.70
    4
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    160
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    183
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    154
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.57
    185
    Net Migration
    0.00
    70
    Population Growth
    1.90%
    47
    Literacy Total
    59.9%
    170
    Literacy Male
    71.8%
    130
    Literacy Female
    48.3%
    137
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    58.9
    169
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    51.5
    168
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,800
    177
     
     
     

    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.