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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, 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
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2015
    59.8
    62.9
    61.4
    156
    157
    158
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.8
    62.9
    156
    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
    163
    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. Tuberculosis
    152.71
    2
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    124.54
    22
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    110.97
    100
    4. Stroke
    107.18
    59
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    71.13
    21
    6. HIV/AIDS
    57.18
    27
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    46.20
    4
    8. Malaria
    45.44
    9
    9. Liver Disease
    39.19
    22
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.45
    62
    11. Maternal Conditions
    29.95
    11
    12. Prostate Cancer
    29.02
    29
    13. Cervical Cancer
    24.71
    17
    14. Meningitis
    19.95
    20
    15. Kidney Disease
    18.21
    73
    16. Lung Disease
    17.35
    136
    17. Liver Cancer
    17.11
    13
    18. Other Injuries
    16.27
    27
    19. Low Birth Weight
    15.32
    42
    20. Breast Cancer
    15.27
    109
    21. Measles
    14.73
    5
    22. Birth Trauma
    14.24
    36
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.02
    128
    24. Falls
    12.64
    30
    25. Malnutrition
    11.94
    36
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    11.84
    43
    27. Hypertension
    11.42
    105
    28. Violence
    11.32
    38
    29. Asthma
    10.02
    62
    30. Suicide
    9.93
    93
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    8.77
    56
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.51
    41
    33. Drownings
    5.22
    72
    34. Fires
    4.85
    46
    35. Schistosomiasis
    4.48
    16
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.17
    132
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.81
    134
    38. Epilepsy
    3.78
    42
    39. Ovary Cancer
    3.31
    135
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.24
    70
    41. Other Neoplasms
    3.04
    79
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.87
    172
    43. Drug Use
    2.76
    36
    44. Pertussis
    2.37
    16
    45. Skin Disease
    2.18
    78
    46. Poisonings
    2.09
    46
    47. Lymphomas
    1.97
    166
    48. Anemia
    1.95
    49
    49. Tetanus
    1.91
    27
    50. Hepatitis B
    1.91
    32
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,891
    11.08
    2. Tuberculosis
    3,708
    10.56
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,343
    6.67
    4. Malaria
    2,275
    6.48
    5. Stroke
    1,979
    5.64
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,956
    5.57
    7. HIV/AIDS
    1,902
    5.42
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,585
    4.51
    9. Low Birth Weight
    1,212
    3.45
    10. Maternal Conditions
    1,207
    3.44
    11. Birth Trauma
    1,126
    3.21
    12. Measles
    1,116
    3.18
    13. Liver Disease
    928
    2.64
    14. Meningitis
    899
    2.56
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    804
    2.29
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    696
    1.98
    17. Other Injuries
    619
    1.76
    18. Malnutrition
    579
    1.65
    19. Violence
    469
    1.34
    20. Kidney Disease
    427
    1.22
    21. Liver Cancer
    401
    1.14
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    385
    1.10
    23. Lung Disease
    313
    0.89
    24. Falls
    291
    0.83
    25. Cervical Cancer
    287
    0.82
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    284
    0.81
    27. Drownings
    240
    0.68
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    215
    0.61
    29. Hypertension
    213
    0.61
    30. Asthma
    212
    0.60
    31. Prostate Cancer
    203
    0.58
    32. Breast Cancer
    196
    0.56
    33. Pertussis
    181
    0.52
    34. Fires
    161
    0.46
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    142
    0.40
    36. Epilepsy
    131
    0.37
    37. Syphilis
    124
    0.35
    38. Schistosomiasis
    104
    0.30
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    103
    0.29
    40. Poisonings
    94
    0.27
    41. Drug Use
    88
    0.25
    42. Stomach Cancer
    82
    0.23
    43. Tetanus
    76
    0.22
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    72
    0.21
    45. Encephalitis
    69
    0.20
    46. Other Neoplasms
    69
    0.20
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    65
    0.19
    48. Hepatitis B
    55
    0.16
    49. Lymphomas
    54
    0.15
    50. Anemia
    53
    0.15
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    29.02
    29
    2. Cervical Cancer
    24.71
    17
    3. Liver Cancer
    17.11
    13
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.27
    109
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.81
    134
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.31
    135
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.87
    172
    8. Lymphomas
    1.97
    166
      Rate World Rank
    9. Uterin Cancer
    1.77
    106
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    147
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1.51
    142
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.46
    172
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    105
    14. Leukemia
    1.04
    170
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.87
    163
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.84
    159
     
     
    Liberia LIBERIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.8
    101
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    27.6
    2.4
    83
    101
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    5.5
    14.2
    143
    141
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.50
    143

     
    Liberia LIBERIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    4,689,021
    123
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    70
    Population 0-14
    43.8%
    11
    Population 15-64
    53.3%
    184
    Population 65 +
    2.9%
    176
    Birth Rate / 1000
    38.30
    10
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.60
    92
    Fertility Rate
    5.06
    14
    Infant Mortality
    52.20
    24
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    162
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    147
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    122
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.97
    19
    Net Migration
    -5.70
    172
    Population Growth
    2.50%
    19
    Literacy Total
    47.6%
    179
    Literacy Male
    62.4%
    143
    Literacy Female
    32.8%
    145
    Unemployment
    2.8%
    162
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    61.4
    158
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.7
    160
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $900
    190
     
     
     

    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.