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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 2014 updates, 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
    50.9
    53.8
    52.3
    157
    156
    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
    139
    142
    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. Influenza and Pneumonia
    165.60
    21
    2. HIV/AIDS
    143.53
    22
    3. Stroke
    90.97
    87
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    60.06
    20
    5. Malnutrition
    56.68
    9
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    53.61
    149
    7. Tuberculosis
    34.80
    31
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    32.39
    72
    9. Prostate Cancer
    31.38
    20
    10. Malaria
    28.28
    33
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.11
    35
    12. Meningitis
    22.45
    27
    13. Cervical Cancer
    21.51
    25
    14. Birth Trauma
    18.91
    25
    15. Maternal Conditions
    17.55
    30
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    17.42
    4
    17. Low Birth Weight
    17.22
    41
    18. Liver Disease
    16.74
    82
    19. Breast Cancer
    16.67
    84
    20. Suicide
    15.58
    29
    21. Other Injuries
    14.85
    66
    22. Kidney Disease
    14.24
    85
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    13.62
    34
    24. Hypertension
    12.49
    120
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.01
    37
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Fires
    11.27
    27
    27. Falls
    11.15
    33
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    10.32
    44
    29. Drownings
    9.82
    19
    30. Stomach Cancer
    9.64
    44
    31. Epilepsy
    9.64
    27
    32. Lung Disease
    8.57
    154
    33. Skin Disease
    7.73
    18
    34. Oral Cancer
    6.73
    16
    35. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    6.62
    7
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.47
    99
    37. Trypanosomiasis
    6.09
    4
    38. Violence
    6.05
    80
    39. Lymphomas
    5.42
    68
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.10
    93
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.95
    76
    42. Ovary Cancer
    4.90
    71
    43. Schistosomiasis
    4.05
    20
    44. Asthma
    4.02
    90
    45. Leukemia
    3.97
    79
    46. Poisonings
    3.73
    38
    47. Anemia
    3.38
    34
    48. Encephalitis
    3.09
    13
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.92
    79
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    2.79
    94
     
     
    Kenya KENYA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    54,518
    16.29
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    45,441
    13.58
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23,374
    6.98
    4. Malnutrition
    15,253
    4.56
    5. Birth Trauma
    14,853
    4.44
    6. Stroke
    14,609
    4.37
    7. Low Birth Weight
    13,528
    4.04
    8. Malaria
    11,970
    3.58
    9. Tuberculosis
    9,379
    2.80
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,163
    2.74
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    8,841
    2.64
    12. Meningitis
    8,708
    2.60
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    7,472
    2.23
    14. Maternal Conditions
    6,425
    1.92
    15. Other Injuries
    5,658
    1.69
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,633
    1.68
    17. Suicide
    4,647
    1.39
    18. Fires
    4,567
    1.36
    19. Drownings
    4,348
    1.30
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    4,199
    1.25
    21. Liver Disease
    3,680
    1.10
    22. Epilepsy
    3,613
    1.08
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,094
    0.92
    24. Kidney Disease
    3,080
    0.92
    25. Falls
    2,865
    0.86
      Deaths %
    26. Trypanosomiasis
    2,592
    0.77
    27. Violence
    2,429
    0.73
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,338
    0.70
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,283
    0.68
    30. Prostate Cancer
    2,047
    0.61
    31. Hypertension
    1,995
    0.60
    32. Breast Cancer
    1,877
    0.56
    33. Skin Disease
    1,705
    0.51
    34. Stomach Cancer
    1,658
    0.50
    35. Syphilis
    1,637
    0.49
    36. Poisonings
    1,630
    0.49
    37. Pertussis
    1,619
    0.48
    38. Lung Disease
    1,572
    0.47
    39. Oral Cancer
    1,359
    0.41
    40. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,278
    0.38
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,242
    0.37
    42. Lymphomas
    1,209
    0.36
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,074
    0.32
    44. Encephalitis
    1,060
    0.32
    45. Leukemia
    1,053
    0.31
    46. Liver Cancer
    1,024
    0.31
    47. Anemia
    980
    0.29
    48. Leishmaniasis
    980
    0.29
    49. Schistosomiasis
    933
    0.28
    50. Asthma
    793
    0.24
     
     
    Kenya KENYA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    31.38
    20
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.51
    25
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    17.42
    4
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.67
    84
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.64
    44
    6. Oral Cancer
    6.73
    16
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.47
    99
    8. Lymphomas
    5.42
    68
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.10
    93
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.90
    71
    11. Leukemia
    3.97
    79
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.79
    94
    13. Lung Cancers
    2.53
    140
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.32
    69
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    87
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.11
    137
     
     
    Kenya KENYA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.0
    124
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    24.6
    2.1
    93
    106
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.8
    11.1
    168
    154
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.356
    115

     
    Kenya KENYA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    46,790,758
    31
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    64
    Population 0-14
    40.9 %
    29
    Population 15-64
    56.2 %
    162
    Population 65 +
    2.9 %
    172
    Birth Rate / 1000
    25.10
    48
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.80
    120
    Fertility Rate
    3.14
    50
    Infant Mortality
    38.30
    49
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.02
    182
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    162
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    96
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    105
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    92
    Population Growth
    1.81 %
    52
    Literacy Total
    87.4 %
    122
    Literacy Male
    81.1 %
    116
    Literacy Female
    74.9 %
    101
    Unemployment
    40.0 %
    11
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    63.4
    149
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.6
    149
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $3,300
    154
     
     
     

    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.