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HEALTH PROFILE : Malawi

Malawi
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Malawi

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Malawi 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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    Malawi MALAWI LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
    2015
    56.7
    59.9
    58.3
    170
    170
    170
     
     
    Malawi MALAWI LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    56.7
    59.9
    170
    170
    Age 5
    60.8
    63.6
    173
    175
    Age 10
    61.4
    64.2
    178
    176
    Age 15
    61.8
    64.6
    178
    177
    Age 20
    62.4
    65.1
    178
    177
    Age 25
    63.0
    65.7
    180
    179
    Age 30
    63.7
    66.6
    181
    179
    Age 35
    64.6
    67.7
    181
    180
    Age 40
    66.1
    69.3
    181
    180
    Age 45
    68.1
    71.2
    181
    179
    Age 50
    70.3
    73.1
    179
    178
    Age 55
    72.5
    74.7
    176
    178
    Age 60
    74.5
    76.1
    174
    177
    Age 65
    76.5
    77.7
    175
    176
    Age 70
    78.6
    79.5
    177
    177
    Age 75
    81.2
    81.8
    179
    178
    Age 80
    84.4
    84.8
    180
    179
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.3
    180
    179
    Age 90
    92.2
    92.4
    179
    179
    Age 95
    96.7
    96.8
    180
    179
    Age 100
    101.4
    101.5
    178
    178
     
     
    Malawi MALAWI TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    326.36
    3
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.74
    31
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.23
    136
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    83.86
    15
    5. Stroke
    72.01
    112
    6. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
    7. Malaria
    43.45
    14
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.10
    10
    9. Hypertension
    30.19
    24
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.95
    91
    11. Liver Disease
    26.71
    44
    12. Tuberculosis
    26.35
    50
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
    14. Lung Disease
    22.87
    87
    15. Maternal Conditions
    20.57
    20
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.82
    83
    17. Falls
    16.50
    13
    18. Malnutrition
    16.26
    21
    19. Low Birth Weight
    15.75
    41
    20. Meningitis
    14.76
    34
    21. Anemia
    12.77
    11
    22. Birth Trauma
    12.31
    42
    23. Other Injuries
    11.76
    57
    24. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    10.96
    48
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Asthma
    10.46
    60
    27. Suicide
    10.37
    85
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    8.92
    55
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.31
    23
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.58
    152
    32. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
    33. Fires
    6.54
    28
    34. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
    35. Skin Disease
    5.17
    22
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.75
    114
    37. Epilepsy
    4.53
    36
    38. Drownings
    4.35
    84
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.24
    35
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.17
    71
    41. Schistosomiasis
    3.02
    32
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
    43. Poisonings
    2.66
    33
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
    45. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
    46. Syphilis
    2.55
    34
    47. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
    48. Violence
    2.11
    140
    49. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
    50. Tetanus
    1.90
    28
     
     
    Malawi MALAWI TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    36,329
    26.47
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,835
    8.62
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,093
    6.62
    4. Malaria
    7,527
    5.48
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,986
    4.36
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,884
    4.29
    7. Low Birth Weight
    5,251
    3.83
    8. Stroke
    5,080
    3.70
    9. Birth Trauma
    4,105
    2.99
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    3,263
    2.38
    11. Maternal Conditions
    3,067
    2.23
    12. Malnutrition
    3,058
    2.23
    13. Tuberculosis
    2,304
    1.68
    14. Meningitis
    2,146
    1.56
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2,112
    1.54
    16. Hypertension
    2,099
    1.53
    17. Liver Disease
    2,079
    1.51
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,059
    1.50
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,899
    1.38
    20. Lung Disease
    1,617
    1.18
    21. Other Injuries
    1,599
    1.16
    22. Falls
    1,388
    1.01
    23. Anemia
    1,344
    0.98
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,249
    0.91
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    1,139
    0.83
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    947
    0.69
    27. Lymphomas
    926
    0.67
    28. Asthma
    837
    0.61
    29. Fires
    757
    0.55
    30. Syphilis
    735
    0.54
    31. Drownings
    728
    0.53
    32. Kidney Disease
    657
    0.48
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    617
    0.45
    34. Epilepsy
    612
    0.45
    35. Pertussis
    512
    0.37
    36. Skin Disease
    458
    0.33
    37. Poisonings
    457
    0.33
    38. Bladder Cancer
    428
    0.31
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    411
    0.30
    40. Breast Cancer
    405
    0.30
    41. Other Neoplasms
    387
    0.28
    42. Prostate Cancer
    336
    0.24
    43. Violence
    296
    0.22
    44. Measles
    268
    0.20
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    258
    0.19
    46. Tetanus
    253
    0.18
    47. Schistosomiasis
    247
    0.18
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    239
    0.17
    49. Liver Cancer
    224
    0.16
    50. Oral Cancer
    222
    0.16
     
     
    Malawi MALAWI CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
    3. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
    5. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
    6. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
    11. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    86
    13. Lung Cancers
    0.96
    181
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    162
    15. Leukemia
    0.57
    180
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.51
    175
     
     
    Malawi MALAWI HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.7
    127
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    25.4
    6.0
    91
    74
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.2
    9.1
    184
    164
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.59
    141

     
    Malawi MALAWI DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    19,196,246
    60
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    105
    Population 0-14
    46.3%
    5
    Population 15-64
    51.0%
    190
    Population 65 +
    2.7%
    179
    Birth Rate / 1000
    41.00
    8
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.90
    83
    Fertility Rate
    5.49
    9
    Infant Mortality
    43.40
    42
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.02
    184
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    0.99
    189
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    132
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.79
    96
    Net Migration
    0.00
    75
    Population Growth
    3.30%
    5
    Literacy Total
    62.1%
    168
    Literacy Male
    69.8%
    134
    Literacy Female
    55.2%
    131
    Unemployment
    20.4%
    28
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    58.3
    170
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    51.2
    170
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,200
    188
     
     
     

    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.