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HEALTH PROFILE : Kenya

Kenya
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Kenya

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Kenya 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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    Kenya KENYA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    48.7
    46.7
    117
    104
    112
    1970
    50.4
    54.6
    52.5
    117
    108
    112
    1980
    56.0
    59.7
    57.8
    116
    116
    115
    1990
    57.4
    61.4
    59.4
    131
    128
    131
    2000
    50.8
    53.0
    51.9
    157
    158
    157
    2010
    58.9
    61.7
    60.3
    149
    151
    151
    2015
    61.1
    65.8
    63.4
    148
    147
    149
     
     
    Kenya KENYA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.1
    65.8
    148
    147
    Age 5
    64.5
    68.9
    158
    152
    Age 10
    65.3
    69.6
    158
    151
    Age 15
    65.8
    70.0
    157
    150
    Age 20
    66.6
    70.6
    156
    149
    Age 25
    67.5
    71.3
    153
    149
    Age 30
    68.5
    72.0
    150
    148
    Age 35
    69.5
    72.8
    148
    149
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.6
    146
    148
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.6
    139
    147
    Age 50
    73.3
    75.5
    135
    148
    Age 55
    74.7
    76.5
    129
    149
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.6
    130
    149
    Age 65
    77.9
    79.0
    130
    149
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.8
    134
    148
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.1
    140
    150
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.9
    142
    148
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.3
    147
    150
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    146
    145
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    138
    141
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    123
    116
     
     
    Kenya KENYA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.36
    5
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    89.41
    41
    3. HIV/AIDS
    75.25
    23
    4. Stroke
    66.90
    117
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    44.20
    180
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.22
    16
    7. Tuberculosis
    39.16
    44
    8. Prostate Cancer
    32.72
    24
    9. Malaria
    27.79
    32
    10. Cervical Cancer
    23.39
    19
    11. Liver Disease
    23.04
    62
    12. Hypertension
    21.55
    47
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.98
    113
    14. Breast Cancer
    19.74
    56
    15. Lung Disease
    19.15
    116
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.94
    3
    17. Maternal Conditions
    18.63
    21
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.48
    93
    19. Malnutrition
    16.37
    20
    20. Meningitis
    14.26
    35
    21. Birth Trauma
    14.08
    37
    22. Falls
    13.66
    23
    23. Other Injuries
    12.72
    49
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    12.63
    34
    25. Anemia
    12.19
    12
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    11.96
    62
    27. Suicide
    10.28
    88
    28. Stomach Cancer
    10.05
    40
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    9.27
    50
    30. Violence
    9.06
    58
    31. Tetanus
    8.49
    3
    32. Asthma
    7.62
    78
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.39
    33
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.37
    98
    35. Oral Cancer
    7.35
    17
    36. Lymphomas
    7.17
    32
    37. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    159
    38. Fires
    5.87
    37
    39. Ovary Cancer
    5.71
    47
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    86
    41. Drownings
    5.22
    71
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    129
    43. Leukemia
    4.30
    66
    44. Epilepsy
    4.18
    39
    45. Skin Disease
    3.75
    47
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    3.12
    100
    47. Other Neoplasms
    3.04
    78
    48. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    151
    49. Schistosomiasis
    2.77
    36
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    78
     
     
    Kenya KENYA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    33,224
    11.80
    2. HIV/AIDS
    29,911
    10.62
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26,947
    9.57
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    14,032
    4.98
    5. Stroke
    11,976
    4.25
    6. Malaria
    11,922
    4.23
    7. Birth Trauma
    11,387
    4.04
    8. Low Birth Weight
    9,671
    3.43
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    8,995
    3.19
    10. Tuberculosis
    8,885
    3.15
    11. Maternal Conditions
    7,849
    2.79
    12. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,771
    2.76
    13. Meningitis
    5,847
    2.08
    14. Malnutrition
    5,362
    1.90
    15. Liver Disease
    5,214
    1.85
    16. Other Injuries
    4,783
    1.70
    17. Violence
    3,780
    1.34
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,740
    1.33
    19. Hypertension
    3,728
    1.32
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,589
    1.27
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    3,403
    1.21
    22. Tetanus
    3,308
    1.17
    23. Lung Disease
    3,272
    1.16
    24. Anemia
    3,242
    1.15
    25. Falls
    3,110
    1.10
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    3,004
    1.07
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2,706
    0.96
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,526
    0.90
    29. Drownings
    2,417
    0.86
    30. Breast Cancer
    2,367
    0.84
    31. Prostate Cancer
    2,309
    0.82
    32. Fires
    1,858
    0.66
    33. Stomach Cancer
    1,857
    0.66
    34. Lymphomas
    1,735
    0.62
    35. Asthma
    1,726
    0.61
    36. Epilepsy
    1,704
    0.60
    37. Oral Cancer
    1,593
    0.57
    38. Pertussis
    1,550
    0.55
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,523
    0.54
    40. Kidney Disease
    1,508
    0.54
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,453
    0.52
    42. Syphilis
    1,410
    0.50
    43. Liver Cancer
    1,217
    0.43
    44. Leukemia
    1,209
    0.43
    45. Measles
    1,033
    0.37
    46. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,009
    0.36
    47. Encephalitis
    930
    0.33
    48. Poisonings
    916
    0.33
    49. Skin Disease
    844
    0.30
    50. Schistosomiasis
    684
    0.24
     
     
    Kenya KENYA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    32.72
    24
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.39
    19
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.74
    56
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.94
    3
    5. Stomach Cancer
    10.05
    40
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.37
    98
    7. Oral Cancer
    7.35
    17
    8. Lymphomas
    7.17
    32
      Rate World Rank
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.71
    47
    10. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    86
    11. Leukemia
    4.30
    66
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.12
    100
    13. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    151
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    78
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.27
    100
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.22
    140
     
     
    Kenya KENYA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.4
    129
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    24.6
    2.1
    93
    105
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.8
    11.1
    176
    159
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.41
    118

     
    Kenya KENYA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    47,615,739
    30
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    79
    Population 0-14
    40.0%
    32
    Population 15-64
    57.0%
    159
    Population 65 +
    3.0%
    170
    Birth Rate / 1000
    23.90
    56
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.70
    123
    Fertility Rate
    2.98
    53
    Infant Mortality
    37.10
    48
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.02
    183
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    179
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    94
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.76
    123
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    92
    Population Growth
    1.70%
    55
    Literacy Total
    78.0%
    141
    Literacy Male
    81.1%
    120
    Literacy Female
    74.9%
    103
    Unemployment
    40.0%
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    63.4
    149
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.6
    149
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $3,500
    153
     
     
     

    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.