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Rwanda
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Rwanda

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Rwanda 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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    Rwanda RWANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    40.8
    44.0
    42.4
    137
    132
    134
    1970
    42.8
    46.0
    44.4
    148
    143
    145
    1980
    44.0
    47.4
    45.6
    158
    157
    158
    1990
    29.9
    33.8
    31.8
    183
    183
    183
    2000
    43.3
    53.8
    48.3
    179
    154
    171
    2010
    57.5
    68.1
    62.8
    156
    130
    139
    2016
    66.1
    69.9
    68.0
    127
    129
    129
     
     
    Rwanda RWANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.1
    69.9
    127
    129
    Age 5
    69.0
    72.5
    121
    131
    Age 10
    69.7
    72.9
    117
    131
    Age 15
    70.0
    73.2
    114
    130
    Age 20
    70.6
    73.6
    110
    130
    Age 25
    71.4
    74.0
    108
    128
    Age 30
    72.1
    74.6
    108
    126
    Age 35
    72.8
    75.1
    104
    127
    Age 40
    73.6
    75.8
    100
    126
    Age 45
    74.4
    76.5
    94
    121
    Age 50
    75.3
    77.3
    92
    118
    Age 55
    76.4
    78.2
    92
    116
    Age 60
    77.7
    79.2
    91
    116
    Age 65
    79.2
    80.4
    94
    120
    Age 70
    81.1
    82.0
    98
    123
    Age 75
    83.4
    84.1
    99
    118
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    104
    114
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    105
    114
     
     
    Rwanda RWANDA 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
    91.82
    37
    2. Stroke
    80.70
    94
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    76.86
    148
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    46.59
    3
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    40.67
    36
    6. Prostate Cancer
    34.75
    22
    7. HIV/AIDS
    34.30
    37
    8. Hypertension
    30.97
    22
    9. Malaria
    29.85
    28
    10. Liver Disease
    28.19
    37
    11. Cervical Cancer
    26.75
    16
    12. Lung Disease
    25.79
    68
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.29
    111
    14. Falls
    19.81
    7
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.14
    86
    16. Other Injuries
    15.96
    29
    17. Meningitis
    15.58
    31
    18. Liver Cancer
    14.17
    21
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    12.94
    32
    20. Malnutrition
    12.72
    33
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.63
    8
    22. Suicide
    12.37
    53
    23. Anemia
    11.68
    13
    24. Low Birth Weight
    10.82
    69
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    10.48
    43
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Birth Trauma
    9.94
    56
    27. Stomach Cancer
    9.79
    44
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    165
    29. Asthma
    9.01
    69
    30. Kidney Disease
    7.98
    148
    31. Drownings
    7.96
    35
    32. Tuberculosis
    7.47
    84
    33. Fires
    7.35
    17
    34. Epilepsy
    6.96
    14
    35. Maternal Conditions
    6.92
    47
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.67
    39
    37. Lymphomas
    6.21
    57
    38. Oral Cancer
    6.16
    28
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.59
    92
    40. Violence
    5.46
    89
    41. Skin Disease
    5.30
    20
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    128
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.45
    68
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.42
    128
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.15
    72
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.06
    31
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    17
    48. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
    49. Leukemia
    2.72
    133
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    75
     
     
    Rwanda RWANDA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,695
    10.81
    2. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,815
    6.16
    3. Stroke
    3,749
    6.05
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,512
    5.67
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,347
    5.40
    6. HIV/AIDS
    3,006
    4.85
    7. Malaria
    2,901
    4.68
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    2,179
    3.52
    9. Low Birth Weight
    2,070
    3.34
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,902
    3.07
    11. Liver Disease
    1,708
    2.76
    12. Other Injuries
    1,616
    2.61
    13. Meningitis
    1,608
    2.60
    14. Hypertension
    1,386
    2.24
    15. Malnutrition
    1,279
    2.06
    16. Falls
    1,229
    1.98
    17. Lung Disease
    1,157
    1.87
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,082
    1.75
    19. Suicide
    992
    1.60
    20. Drownings
    969
    1.56
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    947
    1.53
    22. Cervical Cancer
    935
    1.51
    23. Anemia
    889
    1.43
    24. Liver Cancer
    833
    1.34
    25. Maternal Conditions
    732
    1.18
      Deaths %
    26. Epilepsy
    703
    1.13
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    667
    1.08
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    618
    1.00
    29. Fires
    615
    0.99
    30. Violence
    589
    0.95
    31. Asthma
    561
    0.91
    32. Stomach Cancer
    547
    0.88
    33. Prostate Cancer
    537
    0.87
    34. Kidney Disease
    510
    0.82
    35. Tuberculosis
    436
    0.70
    36. Lymphomas
    393
    0.63
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    350
    0.56
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    343
    0.55
    39. Breast Cancer
    337
    0.54
    40. Oral Cancer
    329
    0.53
    41. Pertussis
    324
    0.52
    42. Skin Disease
    314
    0.51
    43. Poisonings
    311
    0.50
    44. Syphilis
    287
    0.46
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    270
    0.44
    46. Tetanus
    213
    0.34
    47. Other Neoplasms
    206
    0.33
    48. Schistosomiasis
    203
    0.33
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    198
    0.32
    50. Leukemia
    195
    0.31
     
     
    Rwanda RWANDA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.75
    22
    2. Cervical Cancer
    26.75
    16
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.17
    21
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.63
    8
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.79
    44
    6. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    165
    7. Lymphomas
    6.21
    57
    8. Oral Cancer
    6.16
    28
      Rate World Rank
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    128
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.42
    128
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
    12. Leukemia
    2.72
    133
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    75
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.43
    38
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.87
    162
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.62
    138
     
     
    Rwanda RWANDA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.0
    55
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    5.5
    N/D
    79
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.9
    9.3
    188
    163
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.41
    145

     
    Rwanda RWANDA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11,901,484
    75
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    147
    Population 0-14
    41.4%
    26
    Population 15-64
    56.2%
    167
    Population 65 +
    2.4%
    187
    Birth Rate / 1000
    30.70
    34
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.40
    132
    Fertility Rate
    3.87
    37
    Infant Mortality
    29.70
    64
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    168
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    154
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    182
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.65
    168
    Net Migration
    0.20
    54
    Population Growth
    2.50%
    22
    Literacy Total
    70.5%
    157
    Literacy Male
    73.2%
    128
    Literacy Female
    68.0%
    119
    Unemployment
    2.7%
    163
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    68.0
    129
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    59.9
    126
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,100
    171
     
     
     

    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.