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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 2014 updates, 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
    54.2
    52.3
    53.2
    147
    159
    154
    2010
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2015
    60.9
    62.8
    61.8
    150
    159
    158
     
     
    Niger NIGER LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.9
    62.8
    150
    159
    Age 5
    67.5
    69.0
    129
    151
    Age 10
    68.1
    69.7
    131
    149
    Age 15
    68.4
    70.1
    132
    149
    Age 20
    68.9
    70.6
    131
    148
    Age 25
    69.5
    71.3
    129
    148
    Age 30
    70.1
    72.0
    129
    149
    Age 35
    70.8
    72.7
    128
    150
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.3
    129
    151
    Age 45
    72.2
    74.1
    134
    155
    Age 50
    73.1
    74.8
    137
    157
    Age 55
    74.2
    75.7
    146
    162
    Age 60
    75.6
    76.7
    148
    168
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.1
    161
    172
    Age 70
    79.3
    79.8
    168
    174
    Age 75
    81.7
    82.1
    173
    174
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.0
    170
    173
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.5
    175
    175
    Age 90
    92.3
    92.5
    174
    174
    Age 95
    96.8
    97.0
    173
    174
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.6
    171
    173
     
     
    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
    209.03
    9
    2. Stroke
    135.95
    35
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    98.89
    9
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    89.61
    87
    5. Malaria
    58.61
    14
    6. Malnutrition
    56.01
    10
    7. Maternal Conditions
    44.82
    4
    8. Meningitis
    40.93
    8
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    38.64
    57
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.59
    20
    11. Liver Disease
    24.60
    48
    12. HIV/AIDS
    24.59
    50
    13. Low Birth Weight
    23.44
    21
    14. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    21.93
    3
    15. Anemia
    20.71
    4
    16. Kidney Disease
    19.23
    42
    17. Other Injuries
    18.91
    45
    18. Lung Disease
    18.43
    90
    19. Tuberculosis
    17.30
    54
    20. Birth Trauma
    15.30
    41
    21. Breast Cancer
    14.54
    101
    22. Hypertension
    14.33
    108
    23. Falls
    13.53
    23
    24. Asthma
    11.65
    28
    25. Epilepsy
    11.50
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Fires
    10.86
    29
    27. Appendicitis
    10.78
    4
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    9.62
    55
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.61
    60
    30. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.74
    29
    31. Prostate Cancer
    8.67
    134
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7.32
    108
    33. Cervical Cancer
    6.75
    99
    34. Ovary Cancer
    6.25
    37
    35. Skin Disease
    6.14
    27
    36. Violence
    5.51
    87
    37. Liver Cancer
    5.47
    84
    38. Drownings
    4.59
    77
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.11
    136
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    4.04
    12
    41. Syphilis
    3.50
    13
    42. Suicide
    3.29
    144
    43. Poisonings
    3.25
    44
    44. Schistosomiasis
    3.14
    28
    45. Measles
    3.07
    21
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.57
    102
    47. Pertussis
    2.53
    11
    48. Hepatitis B
    2.47
    39
    49. Encephalitis
    2.28
    25
    50. Oral Cancer
    2.27
    110
     
     
    Niger NIGER TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    27,191
    16.60
    2. Malaria
    18,817
    11.49
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    17,326
    10.58
    4. Low Birth Weight
    9,387
    5.73
    5. Malnutrition
    8,361
    5.11
    6. Stroke
    8,208
    5.01
    7. Meningitis
    6,774
    4.14
    8. Birth Trauma
    6,127
    3.74
    9. Maternal Conditions
    5,662
    3.46
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,569
    3.40
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,205
    2.57
    12. HIV/AIDS
    3,216
    1.96
    13. Other Injuries
    2,849
    1.74
    14. Tuberculosis
    2,769
    1.69
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    2,606
    1.59
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,598
    1.59
    17. Fires
    2,445
    1.49
    18. Liver Disease
    2,088
    1.28
    19. Anemia
    2,066
    1.26
    20. Epilepsy
    1,724
    1.05
    21. Kidney Disease
    1,663
    1.02
    22. Falls
    1,613
    0.99
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,551
    0.95
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,296
    0.79
    25. Syphilis
    1,230
    0.75
      Deaths %
    26. Lung Disease
    1,217
    0.74
    27. Appendicitis
    1,020
    0.62
    28. Asthma
    1,004
    0.61
    29. Pertussis
    983
    0.60
    30. Measles
    944
    0.58
    31. Drownings
    920
    0.56
    32. Hypertension
    859
    0.52
    33. Violence
    817
    0.50
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    775
    0.47
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    693
    0.42
    36. Breast Cancer
    679
    0.41
    37. Poisonings
    678
    0.41
    38. Skin Disease
    539
    0.33
    39. Liver Cancer
    486
    0.30
    40. Tetanus
    424
    0.26
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    350
    0.21
    42. Encephalitis
    341
    0.21
    43. Suicide
    315
    0.19
    44. Cervical Cancer
    294
    0.18
    45. Ovary Cancer
    264
    0.16
    46. Schistosomiasis
    245
    0.15
    47. Hepatitis B
    218
    0.13
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    216
    0.13
    49. Prostate Cancer
    196
    0.12
    50. Lymphomas
    187
    0.11
     
     
    Niger NIGER CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    14.54
    101
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.67
    134
    3. Cervical Cancer
    6.75
    99
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.25
    37
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.47
    84
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.11
    136
    7. Oral Cancer
    2.27
    110
    8. Lymphomas
    1.70
    162
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    1.68
    167
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.44
    131
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.41
    115
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    121
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.36
    104
    14. Leukemia
    1.13
    154
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.61
    163
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.20
    172
     
     
    Niger NIGER HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.3
    180
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    18.6
    N/D
    113
    129
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.9
    6.8
    178
    176
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.856
    134

     
    Niger NIGER DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    18,638,600
    60
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    49.3 %
    1
    Population 15-64
    48.1 %
    193
    Population 65 +
    2.6 %
    181
    Birth Rate / 1000
    44.80
    1
    Death Rate / 1000
    12.10
    23
    Fertility Rate
    6.62
    1
    Infant Mortality
    82.80
    7
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    146
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    108
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.04
    7
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    108
    Population Growth
    3.22 %
    4
    Literacy Total
    28.7 %
    188
    Literacy Male
    27.3 %
    152
    Literacy Female
    11.0 %
    152
    Unemployment
    5.1 %
    133
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    61.8
    158
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    54.2
    154
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,100
    189
     
     
     

    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.