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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 2014 updates, 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
    67.1
    72.7
    69.9
    84
    91
    90
    2010
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2015
    71.5
    77.9
    74.8
    77
    73
    74
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.5
    77.9
    77
    73
    Age 5
    73.3
    79.5
    73
    60
    Age 10
    73.5
    79.6
    72
    59
    Age 15
    73.6
    79.7
    71
    55
    Age 20
    73.9
    79.9
    71
    56
    Age 25
    74.3
    80.1
    71
    55
    Age 30
    74.8
    80.3
    71
    56
    Age 35
    75.4
    80.5
    65
    55
    Age 40
    76.1
    80.8
    60
    55
    Age 45
    76.9
    81.2
    56
    55
    Age 50
    77.8
    81.7
    55
    53
    Age 55
    79.0
    82.4
    50
    51
    Age 60
    80.3
    83.3
    46
    50
    Age 65
    82.0
    84.5
    41
    46
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.3
    32
    37
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.0
    24
    32
    Age 80
    88.6
    90.2
    17
    18
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    9
    10
    Age 90
    95.1
    96.1
    5
    5
    Age 95
    99.0
    99.7
    5
    5
    Age 100
    103.2
    103.7
    4
    5
     
     
    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
    121.30
    51
    2. Stroke
    71.40
    108
    3. Kidney Disease
    52.92
    1
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.99
    38
    5. Liver Disease
    30.50
    26
    6. Lung Disease
    28.42
    41
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    27.63
    91
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.10
    63
    9. Hypertension
    20.95
    49
    10. Cervical Cancer
    19.42
    31
    11. Prostate Cancer
    19.21
    66
    12. Violence
    13.52
    36
    13. Stomach Cancer
    11.24
    38
    14. Liver Cancer
    11.00
    30
    15. Breast Cancer
    10.84
    135
    16. Other Injuries
    10.45
    95
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    10.37
    41
    18. Suicide
    9.99
    71
    19. Low Birth Weight
    9.22
    79
    20. Lung Cancers
    7.10
    114
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.58
    76
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.15
    103
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    5.52
    92
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.10
    119
    25. Drownings
    4.77
    73
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Tuberculosis
    4.71
    88
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.71
    52
    28. Birth Trauma
    4.20
    81
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    4.08
    75
    30. Leukemia
    4.01
    75
    31. Malnutrition
    3.94
    73
    32. Falls
    3.66
    115
    33. Asthma
    3.64
    92
    34. Meningitis
    3.13
    73
    35. Alcohol
    2.99
    38
    36. HIV/AIDS
    2.97
    101
    37. Lymphomas
    2.72
    132
    38. Epilepsy
    2.61
    70
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.54
    107
    40. Maternal Conditions
    2.47
    68
    41. Ovary Cancer
    1.95
    157
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.63
    132
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    100
    44. Other Neoplasms
    1.35
    139
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.31
    50
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    1.21
    107
    47. Anemia
    1.17
    68
    48. Appendicitis
    1.07
    46
    49. Syphilis
    0.91
    60
    50. Uterin Cancer
    0.90
    154
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,525
    17.03
    2. Stroke
    2,670
    10.04
    3. Kidney Disease
    2,061
    7.75
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,653
    6.22
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,351
    5.08
    6. Liver Disease
    1,252
    4.71
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,110
    4.18
    8. Lung Disease
    1,026
    3.86
    9. Hypertension
    768
    2.89
    10. Violence
    756
    2.84
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    751
    2.83
    12. Low Birth Weight
    711
    2.67
    13. Suicide
    547
    2.06
    14. Other Injuries
    533
    2.00
    15. Stomach Cancer
    427
    1.61
    16. Cervical Cancer
    424
    1.60
    17. Liver Cancer
    419
    1.58
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    379
    1.43
    19. Birth Trauma
    324
    1.22
    20. Prostate Cancer
    314
    1.18
    21. Drownings
    273
    1.03
    22. Lung Cancers
    268
    1.01
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    246
    0.93
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    237
    0.89
    25. Breast Cancer
    228
    0.86
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    226
    0.85
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    213
    0.80
    28. Leukemia
    205
    0.77
    29. Tuberculosis
    185
    0.70
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    180
    0.68
    31. Meningitis
    175
    0.66
    32. HIV/AIDS
    172
    0.65
    33. Falls
    155
    0.58
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    155
    0.58
    35. Asthma
    146
    0.55
    36. Maternal Conditions
    145
    0.55
    37. Epilepsy
    139
    0.52
    38. Alcohol
    132
    0.49
    39. Lymphomas
    109
    0.41
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    103
    0.39
    41. Syphilis
    65
    0.25
    42. Other Neoplasms
    60
    0.23
    43. Alzheimers/Dementia
    59
    0.22
    44. Skin Cancers
    54
    0.20
    45. Anemia
    53
    0.20
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    51
    0.19
    47. Appendicitis
    46
    0.17
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    44
    0.17
    49. Ovary Cancer
    41
    0.15
    50. Fires
    38
    0.14
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    19.42
    31
    2. Prostate Cancer
    19.21
    66
    3. Stomach Cancer
    11.24
    38
    4. Liver Cancer
    11.00
    30
    5. Breast Cancer
    10.84
    135
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.10
    114
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.15
    103
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.08
    75
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.01
    75
    10. Lymphomas
    2.72
    132
    11. Ovary Cancer
    1.95
    157
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    100
    13. Uterin Cancer
    0.90
    154
    14. Oral Cancer
    0.88
    167
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.84
    149
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.66
    159
     
     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.6
    113
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    10.8
    23.2
    125
    94
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.992
    46

     
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5,966,798
    109
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    150
    Population 0-14
    27.9 %
    81
    Population 15-64
    67.0 %
    63
    Population 65 +
    5.1 %
    112
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.90
    98
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.10
    164
    Fertility Rate
    1.92
    119
    Infant Mortality
    19.00
    87
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    179
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.81
    75
    Net Migration
    -2.90
    156
    Population Growth
    0.99 %
    104
    Literacy Total
    78.0 %
    138
    Literacy Male
    82.4 %
    107
    Literacy Female
    83.2 %
    93
    Unemployment
    6.1 %
    118
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.8
    74
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    63.8
    102
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $5,000
    140
     
     
     

    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.