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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 2014 updates, 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
    59.8
    66.1
    62.9
    129
    121
    123
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
    2015
    63.9
    68.5
    66.2
    135
    133
    133
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.9
    68.5
    135
    133
    Age 5
    66.9
    71.0
    138
    136
    Age 10
    67.3
    71.2
    137
    137
    Age 15
    67.6
    71.4
    138
    139
    Age 20
    68.0
    71.6
    139
    139
    Age 25
    68.6
    72.0
    139
    143
    Age 30
    69.3
    72.5
    140
    144
    Age 35
    70.3
    73.1
    138
    144
    Age 40
    71.2
    73.6
    133
    147
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.2
    136
    151
    Age 50
    73.0
    74.8
    142
    155
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.7
    155
    164
    Age 60
    75.5
    76.7
    154
    167
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.3
    160
    170
    Age 70
    79.5
    80.2
    157
    169
    Age 75
    82.1
    82.6
    159
    168
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.5
    160
    164
    Age 85
    88.7
    89.0
    164
    167
    Age 90
    92.7
    92.9
    165
    166
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.1
    157
    168
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.7
    134
    163
     
     
    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
    217.39
    14
    2. Stroke
    186.87
    4
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    128.59
    3
    4. Prostate Cancer
    108.33
    1
    5. Hypertension
    56.26
    3
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    43.77
    72
    7. Suicide
    43.22
    1
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.80
    4
    9. Liver Disease
    38.89
    12
    10. Tuberculosis
    26.78
    44
    11. Cervical Cancer
    26.51
    15
    12. Violence
    25.73
    17
    13. Breast Cancer
    24.46
    14
    14. Kidney Disease
    21.95
    21
    15. Other Injuries
    16.07
    59
    16. Malaria
    15.59
    39
    17. HIV/AIDS
    12.90
    66
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.50
    33
    19. Anemia
    11.83
    16
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    11.16
    46
    21. Low Birth Weight
    10.81
    67
    22. Drownings
    10.23
    16
    23. Lung Disease
    9.96
    149
    24. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9.62
    66
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.30
    71
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    8.48
    91
    27. Uterin Cancer
    8.29
    2
    28. Falls
    7.76
    57
    29. Liver Cancer
    7.21
    58
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.85
    25
    31. Birth Trauma
    6.72
    69
    32. Alcohol
    5.95
    12
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.87
    43
    34. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    35. Maternal Conditions
    5.50
    50
    36. Epilepsy
    5.00
    51
    37. Lung Cancers
    4.94
    130
    38. Lymphomas
    4.31
    94
    39. Malnutrition
    4.30
    69
    40. Fires
    4.20
    64
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.07
    86
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.02
    62
    43. Asthma
    4.02
    89
    44. Meningitis
    3.92
    65
    45. Other Neoplasms
    3.66
    50
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    86
    47. Drug Use
    3.47
    26
    48. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    81
    49. Leukemia
    2.94
    116
    50. Dengue
    2.80
    3
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    888
    15.71
    2. Stroke
    751
    13.29
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    552
    9.76
    4. Suicide
    277
    4.90
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    275
    4.86
    6. Hypertension
    227
    4.03
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    204
    3.60
    8. Liver Disease
    202
    3.57
    9. Violence
    183
    3.24
    10. Malaria
    123
    2.17
    11. Tuberculosis
    117
    2.07
    12. Low Birth Weight
    111
    1.97
    13. Kidney Disease
    107
    1.90
    14. Prostate Cancer
    102
    1.81
    15. Other Injuries
    101
    1.79
    16. HIV/AIDS
    95
    1.68
    17. Drownings
    75
    1.32
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    73
    1.30
    19. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.26
    20. Birth Trauma
    69
    1.22
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    68
    1.21
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    67
    1.18
    23. Anemia
    67
    1.18
    24. Breast Cancer
    65
    1.15
    25. Diarrhoeal diseases
    64
    1.13
      Deaths %
    26. Maternal Conditions
    41
    0.72
    27. Lung Disease
    38
    0.68
    28. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    38
    0.67
    29. Falls
    37
    0.65
    30. Alcohol
    35
    0.62
    31. Epilepsy
    33
    0.58
    32. Liver Cancer
    32
    0.57
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    28
    0.50
    34. Meningitis
    27
    0.48
    35. Malnutrition
    26
    0.46
    36. Lymphomas
    25
    0.45
    37. Stomach Cancer
    23
    0.41
    38. Fires
    23
    0.41
    39. Lung Cancers
    22
    0.38
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    21
    0.37
    41. Drug Use
    20
    0.36
    42. Dengue
    20
    0.36
    43. Asthma
    20
    0.36
    44. Other Neoplasms
    20
    0.35
    45. Uterin Cancer
    19
    0.34
    46. Ovary Cancer
    19
    0.34
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    16
    0.28
    48. Leukemia
    15
    0.26
    49. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14
    0.25
    50. Oral Cancer
    14
    0.24
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    108.33
    1
    2. Cervical Cancer
    26.51
    15
    3. Breast Cancer
    24.46
    14
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.30
    71
    5. Uterin Cancer
    8.29
    2
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.21
    58
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.85
    25
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lung Cancers
    4.94
    130
    10. Lymphomas
    4.31
    94
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    86
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    81
    13. Leukemia
    2.94
    116
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.55
    86
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    66
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.80
    154
     
     
    Guyana GUYANA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.6
    52
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    14.4
    31.6
    112
    45
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Guyana GUYANA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    735,909
    161
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    35
    Population 0-14
    27.1 %
    89
    Population 15-64
    67.1 %
    62
    Population 65 +
    5.8 %
    102
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.50
    118
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.40
    101
    Fertility Rate
    2.04
    103
    Infant Mortality
    31.50
    63
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    29
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.71
    142
    Net Migration
    -6.40
    176
    Population Growth
    0.17 %
    161
    Literacy Total
    91.8 %
    104
    Literacy Male
    87.2 %
    95
    Literacy Female
    89.8 %
    81
    Unemployment
    11.1 %
    70
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    66.2
    133
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    59.0
    129
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $7,200
    123
     
     
     

    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.