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HEALTH PROFILE : Liberia

Liberia
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Liberia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Liberia 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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    Liberia LIBERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    42.0
    44.3
    43.1
    179
    178
    178
    2010
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2015
    60.8
    63.3
    62.0
    152
    157
    155
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.8
    63.3
    152
    157
    Age 5
    65.8
    67.7
    148
    156
    Age 10
    66.3
    68.3
    148
    159
    Age 15
    66.8
    68.8
    147
    160
    Age 20
    67.3
    69.3
    144
    160
    Age 25
    68.0
    70.0
    146
    160
    Age 30
    68.6
    70.7
    147
    161
    Age 35
    69.3
    71.4
    152
    161
    Age 40
    70.2
    72.3
    154
    161
    Age 45
    71.2
    73.3
    160
    166
    Age 50
    72.3
    74.2
    161
    167
    Age 55
    73.6
    75.3
    162
    169
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.6
    165
    171
    Age 65
    77.0
    78.2
    167
    171
    Age 70
    79.2
    80.1
    169
    172
    Age 75
    81.8
    82.4
    169
    171
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
    Age 90
    92.4
    92.6
    171
    170
    Age 95
    96.9
    97.1
    169
    169
    Age 100
    101.6
    101.8
    164
    161
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA 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
    158.16
    22
    2. Stroke
    103.89
    74
    3. Tuberculosis
    70.86
    12
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.54
    125
    5. HIV/AIDS
    61.49
    32
    6. Lung Disease
    54.29
    9
    7. Malaria
    51.18
    23
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41.78
    40
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.51
    69
    10. Asthma
    29.98
    4
    11. Prostate Cancer
    28.21
    24
    12. Maternal Conditions
    27.97
    14
    13. Malnutrition
    26.69
    35
    14. Liver Disease
    26.69
    38
    15. Meningitis
    25.75
    23
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.48
    31
    17. Cervical Cancer
    23.99
    17
    18. Birth Trauma
    18.20
    31
    19. Liver Cancer
    16.59
    13
    20. Low Birth Weight
    15.61
    48
    21. Other Injuries
    15.01
    64
    22. Kidney Disease
    15.00
    80
    23. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    105
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    13.37
    16
    25. Hypertension
    12.79
    118
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Falls
    11.88
    28
    27. Anemia
    11.87
    15
    28. Epilepsy
    8.60
    31
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    8.33
    94
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    8.30
    65
    31. Fires
    7.90
    40
    32. Violence
    7.12
    72
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.82
    93
    34. Appendicitis
    5.68
    17
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.26
    73
    36. Drownings
    4.35
    79
    37. Suicide
    3.95
    140
    38. Stomach Cancer
    3.67
    127
    39. Skin Disease
    3.56
    54
    40. Hepatitis B
    3.08
    34
    41. Ovary Cancer
    3.06
    129
    42. Other Neoplasms
    2.98
    73
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.82
    37
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.68
    161
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.61
    59
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.26
    115
    47. Pertussis
    2.22
    24
    48. Measles
    2.12
    33
    49. Lymphomas
    1.84
    156
    50. Poisonings
    1.81
    66
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,209
    13.46
    2. Malaria
    2,885
    9.22
    3. Tuberculosis
    1,927
    6.16
    4. HIV/AIDS
    1,921
    6.14
    5. Stroke
    1,810
    5.79
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,608
    5.14
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,391
    4.45
    8. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,216
    3.89
    9. Low Birth Weight
    1,193
    3.82
    10. Maternal Conditions
    985
    3.15
    11. Lung Disease
    968
    3.09
    12. Meningitis
    901
    2.88
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    832
    2.66
    14. Malnutrition
    659
    2.11
    15. Asthma
    658
    2.10
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    626
    2.00
    17. Liver Disease
    616
    1.97
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    595
    1.90
    19. Other Injuries
    517
    1.65
    20. Liver Cancer
    370
    1.18
    21. Fires
    360
    1.15
    22. Kidney Disease
    333
    1.06
    23. Falls
    330
    1.06
    24. Epilepsy
    298
    0.95
    25. Anemia
    286
    0.92
      Deaths %
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    266
    0.85
    27. Violence
    263
    0.84
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    261
    0.84
    29. Cervical Cancer
    261
    0.83
    30. Hypertension
    222
    0.71
    31. Drownings
    183
    0.58
    32. Prostate Cancer
    181
    0.58
    33. Breast Cancer
    174
    0.56
    34. Pertussis
    170
    0.54
    35. Measles
    150
    0.48
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    147
    0.47
    37. Appendicitis
    128
    0.41
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    113
    0.36
    39. Suicide
    109
    0.35
    40. Syphilis
    101
    0.32
    41. Poisonings
    79
    0.25
    42. Skin Disease
    78
    0.25
    43. Stomach Cancer
    76
    0.24
    44. Hepatitis B
    73
    0.23
    45. Other Neoplasms
    63
    0.20
    46. Schistosomiasis
    59
    0.19
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    58
    0.19
    48. Lymphomas
    49
    0.16
    49. Tetanus
    49
    0.16
    50. Leishmaniasis
    44
    0.14
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.21
    24
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.99
    17
    3. Liver Cancer
    16.59
    13
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    105
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.67
    127
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.06
    129
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.68
    161
    8. Lymphomas
    1.84
    156
      Rate World Rank
    9. Uterin Cancer
    1.72
    99
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.61
    141
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.56
    90
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.41
    134
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.38
    159
    14. Leukemia
    1.02
    162
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.82
    152
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.74
    153
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.2
    105
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    27.6
    2.4
    83
    101
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.7
    10.6
    169
    158
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.622
    142

     
    Liberia LIBERIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    4,299,944
    126
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    80
    Population 0-14
    42.3 %
    19
    Population 15-64
    54.5 %
    174
    Population 65 +
    3.2 %
    164
    Birth Rate / 1000
    33.90
    26
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.50
    52
    Fertility Rate
    4.60
    22
    Infant Mortality
    65.80
    15
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    146
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    136
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.97
    14
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    2.44 %
    24
    Literacy Total
    60.8 %
    166
    Literacy Male
    62.4 %
    140
    Literacy Female
    32.8 %
    142
    Unemployment
    85.0 %
    2
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    62.0
    155
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.4
    164
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $900
    191
     
     
     

    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.