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Panama
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Panama

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Panama 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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    Panama PANAMA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    59.9
    62.0
    60.9
    58
    61
    60
    1970
    64.2
    67.0
    65.6
    52
    60
    57
    1980
    67.8
    72.4
    70.1
    37
    54
    47
    1990
    69.8
    75.2
    72.5
    40
    46
    39
    2000
    73.2
    78.4
    75.7
    33
    34
    34
    2010
    73.5
    79.8
    76.5
    43
    37
    38
    2016
    75.0
    81.2
    78.0
    42
    36
    38
     
     
    Panama PANAMA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    81.2
    42
    36
    Age 5
    76.4
    82.4
    40
    32
    Age 10
    76.5
    82.5
    39
    32
    Age 15
    76.7
    82.7
    39
    31
    Age 20
    77.2
    82.8
    38
    31
    Age 25
    77.8
    83.0
    35
    31
    Age 30
    78.4
    83.2
    34
    31
    Age 35
    79.0
    83.5
    31
    31
    Age 40
    79.5
    83.7
    29
    29
    Age 45
    80.0
    84.0
    27
    28
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.5
    26
    26
    Age 55
    81.4
    85.0
    23
    22
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.6
    22
    19
    Age 65
    83.6
    86.5
    17
    18
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.7
    9
    13
    Age 75
    87.2
    88.9
    5
    9
    Age 80
    89.5
    90.6
    2
    5
    Age 85
    92.3
    93.0
    2
    5
     
     
    Panama PANAMA 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
    72.53
    154
    2. Stroke
    43.56
    145
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.02
    67
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.46
    111
    5. Lung Disease
    24.25
    76
    6. Prostate Cancer
    23.26
    47
    7. Violence
    18.62
    20
    8. Kidney Disease
    16.85
    80
    9. HIV/AIDS
    16.48
    59
    10. Breast Cancer
    15.14
    113
    11. Stomach Cancer
    10.89
    39
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.84
    121
    13. Cervical Cancer
    10.09
    78
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.86
    75
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.30
    76
    16. Liver Disease
    9.25
    133
    17. Hypertension
    9.14
    119
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.79
    104
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    6.53
    77
    20. Tuberculosis
    6.44
    87
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.09
    77
    22. Low Birth Weight
    5.70
    110
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.60
    161
    24. Suicide
    5.55
    143
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    29
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Lymphomas
    4.71
    98
    27. Falls
    4.61
    105
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.53
    79
    29. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    115
    30. Drownings
    4.19
    87
    31. Other Neoplasms
    4.05
    42
    32. Other Injuries
    3.96
    164
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.77
    87
    34. Malnutrition
    3.59
    72
    35. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    133
    36. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    49
    37. Skin Disease
    3.11
    55
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    2.59
    35
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.51
    104
    40. Asthma
    2.09
    114
    41. Epilepsy
    1.76
    92
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    140
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.72
    78
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    134
    45. Anemia
    1.35
    57
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    150
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    120
    48. Meningitis
    1.02
    102
    49. Drug Use
    0.79
    129
    50. Alcohol
    0.76
    138
     
     
    Panama PANAMA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,707
    15.73
    2. Stroke
    1,631
    9.48
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,336
    7.76
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    938
    5.45
    5. Lung Disease
    912
    5.30
    6. Violence
    733
    4.26
    7. HIV/AIDS
    641
    3.72
    8. Kidney Disease
    631
    3.67
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    420
    2.44
    10. Stomach Cancer
    406
    2.36
    11. Prostate Cancer
    404
    2.35
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    384
    2.23
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    366
    2.13
    14. Liver Disease
    342
    1.99
    15. Hypertension
    341
    1.98
    16. Lung Cancers
    324
    1.88
    17. Breast Cancer
    292
    1.70
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    248
    1.44
    19. Tuberculosis
    244
    1.42
    20. Low Birth Weight
    237
    1.38
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    230
    1.34
    22. Suicide
    216
    1.26
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    210
    1.22
    24. Cervical Cancer
    195
    1.13
    25. Leukemia
    195
    1.13
      Deaths %
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178
    1.03
    27. Lymphomas
    176
    1.02
    28. Falls
    175
    1.02
    29. Liver Cancer
    166
    0.96
    30. Drownings
    163
    0.95
    31. Other Injuries
    154
    0.89
    32. Other Neoplasms
    152
    0.88
    33. Malnutrition
    140
    0.81
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    139
    0.81
    35. Skin Disease
    117
    0.68
    36. Birth Trauma
    104
    0.60
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    97
    0.56
    38. Asthma
    80
    0.46
    39. Maternal Conditions
    68
    0.40
    40. Epilepsy
    67
    0.39
    41. Ovary Cancer
    65
    0.38
    42. Oral Cancer
    64
    0.37
    43. Uterin Cancer
    61
    0.35
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    53
    0.31
    45. Anemia
    51
    0.30
    46. Meningitis
    40
    0.23
    47. Bladder Cancer
    40
    0.23
    48. Skin Cancers
    39
    0.23
    49. Drug Use
    31
    0.18
    50. Alcohol
    28
    0.16
     
     
    Panama PANAMA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    23.26
    47
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.14
    113
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.89
    39
    4. Cervical Cancer
    10.09
    78
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.86
    75
    6. Lung Cancers
    8.79
    104
    7. Leukemia
    5.06
    29
    8. Lymphomas
    4.71
    98
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    115
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.77
    87
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    133
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    49
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    140
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    134
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    150
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    120
     
     
    Panama PANAMA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.9
    73
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    10.6
    2.6
    126
    99
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.8
    27.6
    92
    58
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.43
    26

     
    Panama PANAMA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    3,753,142
    128
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    46
    Population 0-14
    26.4%
    92
    Population 15-64
    65.3%
    103
    Population 65 +
    8.4%
    72
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.90
    97
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.90
    169
    Fertility Rate
    2.30
    84
    Infant Mortality
    9.90
    128
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    109
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    103
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.02
    59
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    61
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    94
    Population Growth
    1.30%
    80
    Literacy Total
    95.0%
    91
    Literacy Male
    95.7%
    71
    Literacy Female
    94.4%
    58
    Unemployment
    5.5%
    120
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    78.0
    38
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    69.4
    33
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $24,300
    58
     
     
     

    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.