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HEALTH PROFILE : Nicaragua

Nicaragua
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Nicaragua

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Nicaragua 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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    Nicaragua NICARAGUA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
    2010
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2016
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    Age 5
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    Age 10
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    Age 15
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    Age 20
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    Age 25
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    Age 30
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    Age 35
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    Age 40
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    Age 45
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    Age 50
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    Age 60
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    Age 65
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    100.18
    117
    2. Kidney Disease
    66.77
    1
    3. Stroke
    49.89
    134
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.19
    55
    5. Liver Disease
    33.31
    26
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    27.08
    35
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.91
    109
    8. Lung Disease
    22.37
    91
    9. Prostate Cancer
    20.50
    62
    10. Cervical Cancer
    17.89
    42
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.56
    96
    12. Violence
    15.17
    23
    13. Hypertension
    13.83
    92
    14. Stomach Cancer
    10.92
    38
    15. Liver Cancer
    10.69
    34
    16. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    154
    17. Suicide
    9.78
    94
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    9.35
    74
    19. Alcohol
    8.70
    5
    20. Lung Cancers
    7.21
    119
    21. Low Birth Weight
    6.92
    94
    22. Other Injuries
    6.88
    110
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.23
    114
    24. HIV/AIDS
    6.14
    83
    25. Falls
    5.70
    84
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.32
    75
    27. Malnutrition
    4.24
    69
    28. Drownings
    4.20
    86
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    4.08
    82
    30. Leukemia
    3.91
    92
    31. Tuberculosis
    3.34
    101
    32. Asthma
    3.17
    103
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    3.17
    133
    34. Birth Trauma
    2.99
    90
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.97
    157
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.97
    93
    37. Lymphomas
    2.70
    144
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.61
    69
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2.14
    169
    40. Epilepsy
    1.79
    89
    41. Meningitis
    1.47
    85
    42. Other Neoplasms
    1.37
    145
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    101
    44. Skin Disease
    1.16
    115
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    1.10
    89
    46. Syphilis
    1.01
    57
    47. Oral Cancer
    0.90
    175
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.87
    141
    49. Appendicitis
    0.87
    71
    50. Uterin Cancer
    0.85
    164
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,185
    15.39
    2. Kidney Disease
    2,948
    10.84
    3. Stroke
    2,095
    7.71
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,699
    6.25
    5. Liver Disease
    1,541
    5.67
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,251
    4.60
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,097
    4.04
    8. Lung Disease
    922
    3.39
    9. Violence
    914
    3.36
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    907
    3.34
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    629
    2.31
    12. Suicide
    577
    2.12
    13. Hypertension
    572
    2.10
    14. Low Birth Weight
    473
    1.74
    15. Stomach Cancer
    469
    1.73
    16. Liver Cancer
    459
    1.69
    17. Cervical Cancer
    450
    1.66
    18. Alcohol
    432
    1.59
    19. Other Injuries
    375
    1.38
    20. Prostate Cancer
    364
    1.34
    21. HIV/AIDS
    346
    1.27
    22. Diarrhoeal diseases
    315
    1.16
    23. Lung Cancers
    307
    1.13
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    269
    0.99
    25. Falls
    256
    0.94
      Deaths %
    26. Breast Cancer
    255
    0.94
    27. Drownings
    244
    0.90
    28. Malnutrition
    223
    0.82
    29. Leukemia
    210
    0.77
    30. Birth Trauma
    205
    0.75
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    174
    0.64
    32. Maternal Conditions
    167
    0.61
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    163
    0.60
    34. Tuberculosis
    152
    0.56
    35. Asthma
    145
    0.53
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    142
    0.52
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    127
    0.47
    38. Lymphomas
    123
    0.45
    39. Epilepsy
    99
    0.36
    40. Meningitis
    86
    0.32
    41. Syphilis
    69
    0.25
    42. Other Neoplasms
    66
    0.24
    43. Skin Cancers
    54
    0.20
    44. Ovary Cancer
    53
    0.19
    45. Skin Disease
    53
    0.19
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    45
    0.17
    47. Encephalitis
    43
    0.16
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    42
    0.15
    49. Appendicitis
    42
    0.15
    50. Oral Cancer
    41
    0.15
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    20.50
    62
    2. Cervical Cancer
    17.89
    42
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.92
    38
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.69
    34
    5. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    154
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.21
    119
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.23
    114
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.08
    82
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.91
    92
    10. Lymphomas
    2.70
    144
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.14
    169
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    101
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.90
    175
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.85
    164
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.81
    160
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    173
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.2
    108
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.9
    29.0
    90
    51
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.14
    40

     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    6,025,951
    109
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    150
    Population 0-14
    27.2%
    85
    Population 15-64
    67.5%
    59
    Population 65 +
    5.3%
    112
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.70
    100
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.10
    166
    Fertility Rate
    1.89
    125
    Infant Mortality
    18.30
    89
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    106
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    108
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    178
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.80
    87
    Net Migration
    -2.70
    152
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    104
    Literacy Total
    82.8%
    131
    Literacy Male
    82.4%
    112
    Literacy Female
    83.2%
    94
    Unemployment
    6.5%
    107
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.5
    68
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.9
    58
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $5,800
    133
     
     
     

    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.