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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 2014 updates, 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
    43.5
    47.0
    45.2
    174
    173
    173
    2010
    55.4
    58.0
    56.7
    166
    166
    166
    2015
    52.5
    55.3
    53.9
    177
    178
    177
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    55.3
    177
    178
    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
    210.98
    8
    2. HIV/AIDS
    169.13
    19
    3. Stroke
    151.76
    21
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.36
    65
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    70.43
    14
    6. Malaria
    62.71
    7
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.39
    32
    8. Tuberculosis
    46.45
    24
    9. Meningitis
    44.58
    4
    10. Malnutrition
    39.35
    21
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    34.37
    11
    12. Birth Trauma
    32.06
    3
    13. Liver Disease
    31.15
    24
    14. Low Birth Weight
    28.62
    13
    15. Maternal Conditions
    25.48
    17
    16. Prostate Cancer
    24.04
    41
    17. Cervical Cancer
    23.60
    18
    18. Lung Disease
    23.05
    57
    19. Other Injuries
    22.61
    33
    20. Hypertension
    22.09
    37
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    19.48
    6
    22. Kidney Disease
    18.02
    54
    23. Falls
    16.95
    13
    24. Anemia
    15.74
    8
    25. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    98
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Epilepsy
    13.90
    10
    27. Liver Cancer
    13.60
    19
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    12.52
    39
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    12.14
    12
    30. Asthma
    11.43
    31
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.76
    48
    32. Fires
    10.16
    32
    33. Appendicitis
    9.93
    6
    34. Violence
    8.84
    60
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.23
    34
    36. Drownings
    6.24
    47
    37. Skin Disease
    5.57
    29
    38. Other Neoplasms
    4.63
    20
    39. Hepatitis B
    4.56
    13
    40. Suicide
    4.37
    133
    41. Schistosomiasis
    4.04
    21
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    3.69
    20
    43. Stomach Cancer
    3.51
    131
    44. Syphilis
    3.31
    17
    45. Tetanus
    3.11
    8
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.00
    88
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.94
    155
    48. Ovary Cancer
    2.88
    137
    49. Poisonings
    2.77
    51
    50. Measles
    2.67
    25
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,464
    13.30
    2. HIV/AIDS
    2,255
    12.17
    3. Malaria
    1,580
    8.53
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,228
    6.63
    5. Stroke
    1,050
    5.67
    6. Birth Trauma
    959
    5.17
    7. Low Birth Weight
    856
    4.62
    8. Coronary Heart Disease
    770
    4.16
    9. Meningitis
    691
    3.73
    10. Malnutrition
    508
    2.74
    11. Tuberculosis
    480
    2.59
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    471
    2.54
    13. Maternal Conditions
    362
    1.95
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    360
    1.94
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    336
    1.81
    16. Other Injuries
    329
    1.78
    17. Liver Disease
    301
    1.62
    18. Epilepsy
    216
    1.17
    19. Falls
    205
    1.10
    20. Fires
    192
    1.04
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    179
    0.97
    22. Kidney Disease
    172
    0.93
    23. Anemia
    169
    0.91
    24. Lung Disease
    166
    0.89
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    158
    0.85
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    153
    0.82
    27. Violence
    138
    0.75
    28. Liver Cancer
    121
    0.65
    29. Drownings
    110
    0.59
    30. Asthma
    107
    0.58
    31. Appendicitis
    101
    0.54
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    100
    0.54
    33. Cervical Cancer
    99
    0.53
    34. Tetanus
    94
    0.50
    35. Syphilis
    87
    0.47
    36. Measles
    80
    0.43
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    76
    0.41
    38. Breast Cancer
    70
    0.38
    39. Pertussis
    59
    0.32
    40. Prostate Cancer
    59
    0.32
    41. Skin Disease
    52
    0.28
    42. Suicide
    51
    0.28
    43. Poisonings
    50
    0.27
    44. Hepatitis B
    45
    0.24
    45. Other Neoplasms
    41
    0.22
    46. Schistosomiasis
    35
    0.19
    47. Encephalitis
    32
    0.17
    48. Stomach Cancer
    30
    0.16
    49. Lymphomas
    28
    0.15
    50. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    27
    0.15
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.04
    41
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.60
    18
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    98
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.60
    19
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.51
    131
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.94
    155
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.88
    137
    8. Lymphomas
    2.45
    138
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.86
    131
    10. Lung Cancers
    1.86
    152
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.69
    100
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    86
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    120
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.30
    136
    15. Leukemia
    0.77
    166
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.46
    170
     
     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.3
    119
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.6
    10.8
    157
    157
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,759,159
    147
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    138
    Population 0-14
    39.3 %
    39
    Population 15-64
    57.3 %
    155
    Population 65 +
    3.4 %
    156
    Birth Rate / 1000
    32.90
    31
    Death Rate / 1000
    14.10
    6
    Fertility Rate
    4.16
    32
    Infant Mortality
    87.50
    5
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    181
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.95
    160
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.60
    180
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    1.88 %
    47
    Literacy Total
    55.3 %
    175
    Literacy Male
    71.8 %
    127
    Literacy Female
    48.3 %
    134
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    53.9
    177
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    46.4
    184
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,500
    184
     
     
     

    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.