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Niger

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Niger 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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    Niger NIGER LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
    1970
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
    1980
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
    1990
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
    2000
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
    2010
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2016
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
     
     
    Niger NIGER LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    Age 5
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    Age 10
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    Age 15
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    Age 20
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    Age 25
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    Age 35
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    Age 40
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    Age 45
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    Age 50
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    Age 55
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    Age 60
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    Age 70
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    Age 75
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
     
     
    Niger NIGER TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    165.84
    6
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    116.43
    91
    3. Stroke
    114.59
    52
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.68
    13
    5. Tuberculosis
    41.33
    42
    6. Liver Disease
    39.80
    20
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.37
    25
    8. Malaria
    31.54
    27
    9. Maternal Conditions
    30.76
    9
    10. Meningitis
    27.64
    9
    11. HIV/AIDS
    26.40
    46
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.99
    98
    13. Lung Disease
    24.86
    74
    14. Malnutrition
    24.01
    12
    15. Low Birth Weight
    20.03
    22
    16. Other Injuries
    19.76
    20
    17. Birth Trauma
    17.35
    25
    18. Asthma
    16.37
    27
    19. Breast Cancer
    15.11
    114
    20. Kidney Disease
    14.94
    90
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.66
    123
    22. Hypertension
    12.76
    98
    23. Falls
    12.60
    31
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    49
    25. Violence
    10.87
    42
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.19
    16
    27. Prostate Cancer
    9.11
    140
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8.98
    53
    29. Drownings
    8.26
    30
    30. Suicide
    8.19
    119
    31. Cervical Cancer
    7.25
    103
    32. Ovary Cancer
    6.60
    23
    33. Fires
    5.72
    39
    34. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    85
    35. Measles
    5.16
    15
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.50
    15
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.37
    143
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.32
    49
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.75
    143
    40. Epilepsy
    3.43
    49
    41. Poisonings
    2.93
    19
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.45
    105
    43. Pertussis
    2.35
    17
    44. Anemia
    2.34
    39
    45. Appendicitis
    2.28
    9
    46. Syphilis
    2.23
    37
    47. Hepatitis B
    2.11
    25
    48. Skin Disease
    2.06
    81
    49. Tetanus
    1.92
    26
    50. Stomach Cancer
    1.90
    176
     
     
    Niger NIGER TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    27,892
    17.32
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16,180
    10.05
    3. Malaria
    10,561
    6.56
    4. Low Birth Weight
    9,370
    5.82
    5. Birth Trauma
    8,118
    5.04
    6. Stroke
    8,064
    5.01
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,666
    4.76
    8. Malnutrition
    7,053
    4.38
    9. Meningitis
    6,780
    4.21
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,648
    3.51
    11. Maternal Conditions
    4,531
    2.81
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    4,157
    2.58
    13. Tuberculosis
    3,842
    2.39
    14. Liver Disease
    3,568
    2.22
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,531
    2.19
    16. Other Injuries
    3,471
    2.16
    17. Measles
    2,308
    1.43
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    2,032
    1.26
    19. Violence
    1,984
    1.23
    20. Drownings
    1,917
    1.19
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,860
    1.15
    22. Lung Disease
    1,681
    1.04
    23. Kidney Disease
    1,374
    0.85
    24. Asthma
    1,333
    0.83
    25. Falls
    1,133
    0.70
      Deaths %
    26. Pertussis
    1,033
    0.64
    27. Fires
    928
    0.58
    28. Syphilis
    891
    0.55
    29. Hypertension
    886
    0.55
    30. Suicide
    822
    0.51
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    808
    0.50
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    804
    0.50
    33. Breast Cancer
    765
    0.47
    34. Poisonings
    711
    0.44
    35. Liver Cancer
    563
    0.35
    36. Epilepsy
    474
    0.29
    37. Tetanus
    424
    0.26
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    415
    0.26
    39. Schistosomiasis
    398
    0.25
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    374
    0.23
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    362
    0.22
    42. Cervical Cancer
    345
    0.21
    43. Ovary Cancer
    306
    0.19
    44. Encephalitis
    297
    0.18
    45. Appendicitis
    296
    0.18
    46. Anemia
    262
    0.16
    47. Prostate Cancer
    243
    0.15
    48. Oral Cancer
    226
    0.14
    49. Hepatitis B
    221
    0.14
    50. Lymphomas
    218
    0.14
     
     
    Niger NIGER CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    15.11
    114
    2. Prostate Cancer
    9.11
    140
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.25
    103
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.60
    23
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    85
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.37
    143
    7. Oral Cancer
    2.45
    105
    8. Stomach Cancer
    1.90
    176
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    1.80
    174
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.61
    139
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    117
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    125
    13. Leukemia
    1.19
    165
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.77
    141
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    166
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.47
    183
     
     
    Niger NIGER HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.5
    174
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    18.6
    0.2
    113
    129
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.5
    8.7
    182
    167
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.17
    128

     
    Niger NIGER DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    19,245,344
    59
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    54
    Population 0-14
    49.0%
    1
    Population 15-64
    48.4%
    194
    Population 65 +
    2.6%
    181
    Birth Rate / 1000
    44.20
    2
    Death Rate / 1000
    11.80
    23
    Fertility Rate
    6.49
    1
    Infant Mortality
    81.10
    6
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    167
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    156
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    106
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.04
    7
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    107
    Population Growth
    3.20%
    6
    Literacy Total
    19.1%
    190
    Literacy Male
    27.3%
    155
    Literacy Female
    11.0%
    155
    Unemployment
    2.6%
    164
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    59.8
    170
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    52.5
    168
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,200
    189
     
     
     

    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.