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HEALTH PROFILE : Nigeria

Nigeria
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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Nigeria

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Nigeria 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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    Nigeria NIGERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    46.1
    47.8
    46.9
    168
    170
    169
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2015
    53.4
    55.6
    54.5
    176
    176
    176
     
     
    Nigeria NIGERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    53.4
    55.6
    176
    176
    Age 5
    60.2
    61.8
    179
    179
    Age 10
    61.5
    63.3
    176
    179
    Age 15
    62.3
    64.1
    175
    179
    Age 20
    63.1
    65.0
    175
    179
    Age 25
    64.3
    65.9
    174
    178
    Age 30
    65.5
    67.0
    174
    178
    Age 35
    66.7
    68.2
    175
    178
    Age 40
    68.0
    69.5
    174
    179
    Age 45
    69.4
    70.7
    175
    180
    Age 50
    70.8
    71.9
    176
    181
    Age 55
    72.3
    73.1
    178
    182
    Age 60
    73.9
    74.5
    178
    182
    Age 65
    75.9
    76.2
    180
    182
    Age 70
    78.1
    78.3
    182
    182
    Age 75
    80.8
    81.0
    182
    182
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    Age 90
    92.1
    92.2
    180
    181
    Age 95
    96.7
    96.8
    179
    181
    Age 100
    101.4
    101.5
    177
    179
     
     
    Nigeria NIGERIA 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
    234.12
    4
    2. HIV/AIDS
    170.85
    18
    3. Stroke
    104.23
    73
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.49
    111
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    66.96
    15
    6. Malaria
    60.46
    13
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    42.95
    41
    8. Meningitis
    41.79
    5
    9. Prostate Cancer
    41.48
    11
    10. Liver Disease
    38.60
    13
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.39
    9
    12. Malnutrition
    31.20
    31
    13. Low Birth Weight
    29.41
    10
    14. Maternal Conditions
    29.30
    12
    15. Tuberculosis
    29.12
    38
    16. Breast Cancer
    28.11
    4
    17. Birth Trauma
    26.64
    8
    18. Falls
    23.54
    5
    19. Violence
    21.57
    19
    20. Fires
    21.13
    1
    21. Cervical Cancer
    20.61
    28
    22. Other Injuries
    20.23
    39
    23. Kidney Disease
    17.24
    58
    24. Lung Disease
    16.03
    107
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    15.13
    24
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    15.03
    11
    27. Epilepsy
    14.46
    5
    28. Hypertension
    13.62
    112
    29. Liver Cancer
    12.60
    24
    30. Anemia
    11.58
    17
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    8.94
    78
    32. Asthma
    8.91
    54
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.44
    72
    34. Appendicitis
    7.21
    12
    35. Drownings
    6.79
    42
    36. Suicide
    6.11
    106
    37. Hepatitis B
    6.07
    3
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.52
    70
    39. Skin Disease
    4.36
    44
    40. Lymphomas
    4.18
    98
    41. Other Neoplasms
    3.92
    44
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    142
    43. Tetanus
    3.59
    5
    44. Schistosomiasis
    3.57
    24
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    3.49
    23
    46. Syphilis
    3.45
    14
    47. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.29
    81
    48. Pertussis
    3.07
    4
    49. Ovary Cancer
    2.86
    138
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    156
     
     
    Nigeria NIGERIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    290,238
    15.22
    2. HIV/AIDS
    217,354
    11.40
    3. Malaria
    180,504
    9.47
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    130,610
    6.85
    5. Low Birth Weight
    98,528
    5.17
    6. Birth Trauma
    89,271
    4.68
    7. Meningitis
    75,630
    3.97
    8. Stroke
    69,785
    3.66
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    53,836
    2.82
    10. Malnutrition
    52,888
    2.77
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    51,633
    2.71
    12. Fires
    40,911
    2.15
    13. Maternal Conditions
    40,636
    2.13
    14. Liver Disease
    37,329
    1.96
    15. Violence
    34,006
    1.78
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    31,996
    1.68
    17. Other Injuries
    30,880
    1.62
    18. Falls
    29,792
    1.56
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    27,238
    1.43
    20. Tuberculosis
    26,220
    1.38
    21. Epilepsy
    23,311
    1.22
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    22,824
    1.20
    23. Kidney Disease
    16,859
    0.88
    24. Anemia
    13,999
    0.73
    25. Breast Cancer
    13,264
    0.70
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    12,227
    0.64
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    12,223
    0.64
    28. Tetanus
    11,858
    0.62
    29. Liver Cancer
    11,512
    0.60
    30. Lung Disease
    11,291
    0.59
    31. Syphilis
    10,661
    0.56
    32. Pertussis
    9,966
    0.52
    33. Prostate Cancer
    9,629
    0.51
    34. Hypertension
    9,171
    0.48
    35. Asthma
    8,564
    0.45
    36. Cervical Cancer
    8,074
    0.42
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,894
    0.41
    38. Appendicitis
    7,626
    0.40
    39. Suicide
    7,238
    0.38
    40. Hepatitis B
    6,554
    0.34
    41. Measles
    5,894
    0.31
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5,167
    0.27
    43. Skin Disease
    4,356
    0.23
    44. Poisonings
    4,091
    0.21
    45. Encephalitis
    3,710
    0.19
    46. Lymphomas
    3,709
    0.19
    47. Other Neoplasms
    3,297
    0.17
    48. Schistosomiasis
    3,122
    0.16
    49. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,104
    0.16
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,357
    0.12
     
     
    Nigeria NIGERIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    41.48
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    28.11
    4
    3. Cervical Cancer
    20.61
    28
    4. Liver Cancer
    12.60
    24
    5. Lymphomas
    4.18
    98
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    142
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.86
    138
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    156
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.06
    114
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    128
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.74
    97
    12. Leukemia
    1.63
    146
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.08
    166
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.96
    129
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.87
    151
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.41
    172
     
     
    Nigeria NIGERIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.3
    23
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.4
    1.1
    118
    115
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    5.9
    16.3
    136
    136
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.875
    97

     
    Nigeria NIGERIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    186,053,386
    8
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.04
    18
    Population 0-14
    42.8 %
    15
    Population 15-64
    54.1 %
    181
    Population 65 +
    3.1 %
    165
    Birth Rate / 1000
    37.30
    12
    Death Rate / 1000
    12.70
    18
    Fertility Rate
    5.13
    13
    Infant Mortality
    71.20
    10
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    49
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    31
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.91
    24
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    92
    Population Growth
    2.44 %
    24
    Literacy Total
    61.3 %
    165
    Literacy Male
    69.2 %
    133
    Literacy Female
    49.7 %
    133
    Unemployment
    23.9 %
    28
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    54.5
    176
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    47.7
    177
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $6,400
    127
     
     
     

    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.