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HEALTH PROFILE : Samoa

Samoa
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Samoa

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Samoa 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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    Samoa SAMOA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    47.0
    53.6
    50.2
    101
    89
    95
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
     
    Samoa SAMOA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
     
     
    Samoa SAMOA 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
    131.75
    66
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    83.74
    15
    3. Stroke
    74.41
    109
    4. Kidney Disease
    49.37
    6
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37.72
    87
    6. Lung Disease
    26.80
    60
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.23
    85
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.42
    95
    9. Hypertension
    15.23
    77
    10. Liver Disease
    11.91
    113
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.15
    25
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    42
    13. Asthma
    9.93
    63
    14. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.36
    92
    16. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    18. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.10
    92
    20. Suicide
    6.89
    130
    21. Other Injuries
    5.94
    126
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    23. Skin Disease
    5.11
    25
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.92
    35
    25. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.57
    90
    28. Violence
    3.57
    118
    29. Drownings
    3.49
    98
    30. Falls
    3.29
    129
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.08
    89
    32. Malnutrition
    3.01
    77
    33. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    34. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    109
    36. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.45
    82
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.30
    126
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    70
    40. Meningitis
    1.17
    93
    41. Fires
    1.04
    118
    42. Leprosy
    0.95
    10
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.91
    162
    44. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    45. Poisonings
    0.74
    97
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    48. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    49. Appendicitis
    0.65
    76
    50. Alcohol
    0.47
    154
     
     
    Samoa SAMOA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180
    20.45
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    115
    13.07
    3. Stroke
    102
    11.59
    4. Kidney Disease
    68
    7.73
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56
    6.36
    6. Lung Disease
    36
    4.09
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    3.41
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    2.61
    9. Hypertension
    21
    2.39
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    2.39
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.16
    12. Liver Disease
    17
    1.93
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    1.82
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    15
    1.70
    15. Asthma
    14
    1.59
    16. Stomach Cancer
    12
    1.36
    17. Suicide
    11
    1.25
    18. Other Injuries
    10
    1.14
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7
    0.80
    20. Lung Cancers
    7
    0.80
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.80
    22. Skin Disease
    7
    0.80
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.68
    24. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.68
    25. Drownings
    6
    0.68
      Deaths %
    26. Violence
    6
    0.68
    27. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.57
    28. Breast Cancer
    5
    0.57
    29. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.57
    30. Falls
    5
    0.57
    31. Malnutrition
    4
    0.45
    32. Prostate Cancer
    4
    0.45
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.45
    34. Lymphomas
    3
    0.34
    35. Leukemia
    3
    0.34
    36. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.23
    37. Meningitis
    2
    0.23
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.23
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.23
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.23
    41. Fires
    2
    0.23
    42. Pertussis
    1
    0.11
    43. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.11
    44. Leprosy
    1
    0.11
    45. Oral Cancer
    1
    0.11
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1
    0.11
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    1
    0.11
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1
    0.11
    49. Alcohol
    1
    0.11
    50. Drug Use
    1
    0.11
     
     
    Samoa SAMOA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    4. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    7. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    10. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    180
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    181
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.00
    183
     
     
    Samoa SAMOA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.5
    140
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    41.0
    18.9
    44
    34
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    39.9
    55.0
    10
    7
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Samoa SAMOA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    200,108
    175
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.04
    22
    Population 0-14
    31.4%
    67
    Population 15-64
    62.9%
    128
    Population 65 +
    5.7%
    105
    Birth Rate / 1000
    20.40
    74
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.30
    160
    Fertility Rate
    2.70
    62
    Infant Mortality
    18.60
    87
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    114
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.07
    20
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.06
    22
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    114
    Net Migration
    -9.10
    184
    Population Growth
    0.60%
    135
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    46
    Literacy Male
    99.1%
    32
    Literacy Female
    98.8%
    29
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.1
    76
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.0
    80
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $5,700
    136
     
     
     

    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.