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HEALTH PROFILE : Namibia

Namibia
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Namibia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Namibia 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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    Namibia NAMIBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
    1970
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
    1980
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
    1990
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
    2000
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
    2010
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
    2016
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
     
     
    Namibia NAMIBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
    Age 5
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
    Age 10
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
    Age 15
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
    Age 20
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
    Age 25
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
    Age 30
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
    Age 35
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
    Age 40
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
    Age 45
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
    Age 50
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
    Age 55
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
    Age 60
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
    Age 65
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
    Age 70
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
    Age 75
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
    Age 80
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
     
     
    Namibia NAMIBIA 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
    170.05
    11
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    116.09
    92
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    93.99
    36
    4. Stroke
    91.52
    82
    5. Tuberculosis
    58.35
    25
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.77
    33
    7. Lung Disease
    43.86
    17
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    38.02
    39
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.96
    45
    10. Hypertension
    26.33
    33
    11. Prostate Cancer
    22.77
    51
    12. Kidney Disease
    15.68
    86
    13. Violence
    15.49
    22
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.86
    119
    15. Asthma
    14.23
    34
    16. Low Birth Weight
    13.89
    49
    17. Breast Cancer
    11.55
    140
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.70
    33
    19. Suicide
    10.29
    87
    20. Liver Disease
    10.25
    126
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    8.60
    87
    22. Cervical Cancer
    8.09
    90
    23. Birth Trauma
    8.05
    66
    24. Maternal Conditions
    7.46
    45
    25. Epilepsy
    7.40
    13
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Malnutrition
    7.23
    48
    27. Other Injuries
    6.25
    123
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    5.81
    87
    29. Skin Disease
    4.83
    31
    30. Meningitis
    4.66
    51
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.35
    68
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.33
    144
    33. Drownings
    4.33
    85
    34. Fires
    4.31
    52
    35. Oral Cancer
    4.10
    64
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.02
    56
    37. Lung Cancers
    3.90
    144
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.38
    69
    39. Lymphomas
    3.30
    133
    40. Falls
    2.87
    144
    41. Malaria
    2.72
    45
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    160
    43. Liver Cancer
    2.05
    176
    44. Stomach Cancer
    1.83
    177
    45. Poisonings
    1.75
    55
    46. Pertussis
    1.74
    47
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    116
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.59
    80
    49. Drug Use
    1.53
    76
    50. Leukemia
    1.52
    157
     
     
    Namibia NAMIBIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,356
    21.72
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,571
    10.17
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,281
    8.29
    4. Stroke
    996
    6.45
    5. Tuberculosis
    817
    5.29
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    692
    4.48
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    615
    3.98
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    581
    3.76
    9. Low Birth Weight
    530
    3.43
    10. Lung Disease
    474
    3.07
    11. Violence
    358
    2.32
    12. Birth Trauma
    307
    1.99
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    297
    1.92
    14. Hypertension
    294
    1.90
    15. Malnutrition
    207
    1.34
    16. Kidney Disease
    190
    1.23
    17. Suicide
    188
    1.22
    18. Asthma
    184
    1.19
    19. Maternal Conditions
    183
    1.18
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    149
    0.96
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    143
    0.93
    22. Other Injuries
    141
    0.91
    23. Liver Disease
    138
    0.89
    24. Epilepsy
    130
    0.84
    25. Meningitis
    110
    0.71
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    107
    0.69
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    103
    0.67
    28. Prostate Cancer
    95
    0.61
    29. Breast Cancer
    92
    0.60
    30. Fires
    82
    0.53
    31. Pertussis
    66
    0.43
    32. Cervical Cancer
    63
    0.41
    33. Skin Disease
    62
    0.40
    34. Malaria
    56
    0.36
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55
    0.36
    36. Oral Cancer
    54
    0.35
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    54
    0.35
    38. Lymphomas
    51
    0.33
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    50
    0.32
    40. Lung Cancers
    49
    0.32
    41. Poisonings
    49
    0.32
    42. Other Neoplasms
    47
    0.30
    43. Syphilis
    38
    0.25
    44. Falls
    36
    0.23
    45. Liver Cancer
    30
    0.19
    46. Drug Use
    30
    0.19
    47. Leukemia
    25
    0.16
    48. Stomach Cancer
    24
    0.16
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    20
    0.13
    50. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.13
     
     
    Namibia NAMIBIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.77
    51
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.55
    140
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.09
    90
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.33
    144
    5. Oral Cancer
    4.10
    64
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.90
    144
    7. Lymphomas
    3.30
    133
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    160
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.05
    176
    10. Stomach Cancer
    1.83
    177
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    116
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.59
    80
    13. Leukemia
    1.52
    157
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.47
    123
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.19
    143
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.94
    161
     
     
    Namibia NAMIBIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.8
    44
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    38.9
    11.4
    51
    53
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    7.5
    25.4
    128
    79
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.44
    113

     
    Namibia NAMIBIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,484,780
    138
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    145
    Population 0-14
    37.0%
    45
    Population 15-64
    59.1%
    151
    Population 65 +
    4.0%
    139
    Birth Rate / 1000
    27.30
    44
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.90
    85
    Fertility Rate
    3.29
    45
    Infant Mortality
    35.10
    53
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    166
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    152
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    177
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.74
    132
    Net Migration
    0.00
    77
    Population Growth
    2.00%
    42
    Literacy Total
    81.9%
    132
    Literacy Male
    79.2%
    122
    Literacy Female
    84.5%
    92
    Unemployment
    28.1%
    15
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    63.7
    152
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.9
    150
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $11,500
    105
     
     
     

    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.