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HEALTH PROFILE : Guyana

Guyana
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Guyana

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Guyana 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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    Guyana GUYANA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.8
    57.9
    56.3
    71
    75
    73
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
    2000
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
    2016
    63.6
    69.0
    66.2
    140
    130
    135
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    69.0
    140
    130
    Age 5
    65.9
    71.0
    154
    140
    Age 10
    66.1
    71.2
    159
    141
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    159
    144
    Age 20
    66.7
    71.6
    162
    147
    Age 25
    67.5
    72.0
    161
    147
    Age 30
    68.1
    72.3
    164
    150
    Age 35
    68.9
    72.8
    164
    152
    Age 40
    69.8
    73.4
    168
    155
    Age 45
    70.9
    74.2
    168
    157
    Age 50
    72.4
    75.1
    163
    158
    Age 55
    73.8
    76.4
    162
    156
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.8
    148
    151
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    145
    154
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.3
    129
    139
    Age 75
    82.7
    82.9
    132
    162
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.1
    140
    170
    Age 85
    89.0
    88.6
    138
    170
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA 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
    207.86
    24
    2. Stroke
    140.94
    19
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    98.82
    8
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56.31
    68
    5. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
    6. Hypertension
    43.24
    3
    7. Suicide
    30.33
    2
    8. HIV/AIDS
    28.95
    41
    9. Lung Disease
    25.70
    69
    10. Kidney Disease
    23.71
    45
    11. Liver Disease
    23.25
    60
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    22.92
    6
    13. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
    14. Other Injuries
    22.16
    10
    15. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
    16. Violence
    20.04
    18
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.68
    39
    18. Tuberculosis
    16.15
    62
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.88
    101
    20. Drownings
    15.23
    4
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12.62
    62
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    41
    23. Anemia
    11.32
    15
    24. Birth Trauma
    11.15
    49
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.74
    29
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
    27. Malnutrition
    6.91
    50
    28. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.32
    46
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
    31. Asthma
    4.43
    91
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
    33. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.88
    48
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
    36. Epilepsy
    3.13
    53
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
    38. Malaria
    3.06
    44
    39. Alcohol
    3.05
    33
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.97
    173
    41. Fires
    2.94
    70
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2.88
    64
    43. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
    44. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
    45. Falls
    2.08
    168
    46. Encephalitis
    1.92
    17
    47. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
    48. Drug Use
    1.59
    70
    49. Meningitis
    1.48
    84
    50. Syphilis
    1.23
    51
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,090
    18.90
    2. Stroke
    711
    12.33
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    540
    9.36
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    306
    5.31
    5. Hypertension
    225
    3.90
    6. Suicide
    222
    3.85
    7. HIV/AIDS
    212
    3.68
    8. Liver Disease
    154
    2.67
    9. Other Injuries
    144
    2.50
    10. Violence
    144
    2.50
    11. Kidney Disease
    136
    2.36
    12. Low Birth Weight
    126
    2.18
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    126
    2.18
    14. Lung Disease
    126
    2.18
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    2.05
    16. Drownings
    113
    1.96
    17. Tuberculosis
    105
    1.82
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    1.58
    19. Prostate Cancer
    89
    1.54
    20. Birth Trauma
    84
    1.46
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82
    1.42
    22. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.23
    23. Breast Cancer
    68
    1.18
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    66
    1.14
    25. Anemia
    62
    1.08
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    40
    0.69
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.64
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    35
    0.61
    29. Asthma
    26
    0.45
    30. Lung Cancers
    24
    0.42
    31. Other Neoplasms
    24
    0.42
    32. Malaria
    23
    0.40
    33. Liver Cancer
    23
    0.40
    34. Maternal Conditions
    21
    0.36
    35. Alcohol
    21
    0.36
    36. Epilepsy
    21
    0.36
    37. Fires
    21
    0.36
    38. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.35
    39. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.35
    40. Leukemia
    20
    0.35
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    18
    0.31
    42. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.28
    43. Lymphomas
    16
    0.28
    44. Encephalitis
    14
    0.24
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.23
    46. Falls
    13
    0.23
    47. Meningitis
    11
    0.19
    48. Oral Cancer
    11
    0.19
    49. Drug Use
    11
    0.19
    50. Syphilis
    9
    0.16
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
    11. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
    12. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.78
    161
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.57
    177
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.00
    183
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.3
    95
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    12.7
    27.1
    117
    59
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Guyana GUYANA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    737,718
    160
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    40
    Population 0-14
    26.2%
    94
    Population 15-64
    67.7%
    56
    Population 65 +
    6.1%
    102
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.40
    118
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.40
    98
    Fertility Rate
    2.00
    112
    Infant Mortality
    30.40
    63
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    84
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    121
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.05
    28
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.70
    150
    Net Migration
    -4.80
    167
    Population Growth
    0.30%
    151
    Literacy Total
    88.5%
    119
    Literacy Male
    87.2%
    99
    Literacy Female
    89.8%
    81
    Unemployment
    11.1%
    62
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    66.2
    135
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    58.3
    135
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $8,300
    120
     
     
     

    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.