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HEALTH PROFILE : Senegal

Senegal
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Senegal

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Senegal 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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    Senegal SENEGAL LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    40.2
    41.2
    40.7
    142
    147
    143
    1970
    44.6
    45.5
    45.0
    141
    145
    142
    1980
    50.6
    51.7
    51.1
    134
    143
    140
    1990
    56.4
    58.5
    57.4
    136
    141
    138
    2000
    56.0
    59.0
    57.5
    143
    145
    143
    2010
    62.6
    65.8
    64.3
    132
    136
    135
    2015
    64.6
    68.6
    66.7
    131
    132
    128
     
     
    Senegal SENEGAL LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.6
    68.6
    131
    132
    Age 5
    68.2
    71.8
    126
    132
    Age 10
    68.7
    72.2
    125
    132
    Age 15
    69.0
    72.5
    124
    132
    Age 20
    69.4
    72.8
    123
    133
    Age 25
    70.0
    73.3
    121
    133
    Age 30
    70.5
    73.8
    122
    133
    Age 35
    71.1
    74.2
    123
    133
    Age 40
    71.8
    74.7
    124
    133
    Age 45
    72.5
    75.3
    125
    137
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.9
    131
    142
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.7
    135
    145
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.6
    143
    147
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.8
    152
    152
    Age 70
    79.4
    80.4
    162
    165
    Age 75
    81.8
    82.5
    167
    170
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.3
    168
    169
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.7
    172
    169
    Age 90
    92.4
    92.6
    172
    171
    Age 95
    96.9
    97.0
    171
    172
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.6
    169
    170
     
     
    Senegal SENEGAL TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    119.65
    42
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.06
    98
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    95.11
    35
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    49.72
    34
    5. Malaria
    46.80
    7
    6. Tuberculosis
    45.87
    37
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    38.40
    17
    8. Liver Disease
    32.23
    28
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.75
    86
    10. Cervical Cancer
    23.89
    18
    11. Lung Disease
    22.57
    89
    12. Prostate Cancer
    19.32
    70
    13. HIV/AIDS
    18.24
    55
    14. Kidney Disease
    17.10
    78
    15. Meningitis
    17.07
    27
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.58
    110
    17. Low Birth Weight
    13.17
    52
    18. Other Injuries
    13.15
    48
    19. Falls
    12.09
    35
    20. Hypertension
    12.07
    103
    21. Asthma
    11.80
    52
    22. Birth Trauma
    11.51
    48
    23. Suicide
    11.42
    69
    24. Breast Cancer
    11.11
    146
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    11.05
    45
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Maternal Conditions
    10.97
    36
    27. Liver Cancer
    10.87
    32
    28. Malnutrition
    10.69
    43
    29. Violence
    7.98
    69
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    7.00
    70
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.80
    52
    32. Stomach Cancer
    5.79
    85
    33. Drownings
    5.63
    65
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.40
    123
    35. Fires
    4.15
    54
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.14
    19
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.66
    63
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    137
    39. Epilepsy
    3.13
    54
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.11
    166
    41. Syphilis
    2.81
    30
    42. Lymphomas
    2.78
    141
    43. Bladder Cancer
    2.60
    70
    44. Skin Disease
    2.48
    69
    45. Other Neoplasms
    2.29
    110
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.21
    23
    47. Drug Use
    2.17
    51
    48. Poisonings
    2.00
    49
    49. Alcohol
    1.82
    81
    50. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    165
     
     
    Senegal SENEGAL TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,278
    11.29
    2. Stroke
    6,999
    8.51
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,331
    7.70
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,409
    6.58
    5. Malaria
    4,417
    5.37
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,237
    5.15
    7. Low Birth Weight
    3,867
    4.70
    8. Tuberculosis
    3,430
    4.17
    9. Birth Trauma
    3,380
    4.11
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    2,736
    3.33
    11. Liver Disease
    2,310
    2.81
    12. Meningitis
    2,066
    2.51
    13. HIV/AIDS
    2,064
    2.51
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,817
    2.21
    15. Other Injuries
    1,617
    1.97
    16. Maternal Conditions
    1,451
    1.77
    17. Malnutrition
    1,426
    1.73
    18. Lung Disease
    1,309
    1.59
    19. Kidney Disease
    1,235
    1.50
    20. Violence
    1,105
    1.34
    21. Cervical Cancer
    974
    1.18
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    958
    1.17
    23. Suicide
    918
    1.12
    24. Falls
    854
    1.04
    25. Liver Cancer
    811
    0.99
      Deaths %
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    805
    0.98
    27. Asthma
    781
    0.95
    28. Drownings
    779
    0.95
    29. Syphilis
    770
    0.94
    30. Hypertension
    708
    0.86
    31. Pertussis
    493
    0.60
    32. Breast Cancer
    489
    0.59
    33. Prostate Cancer
    429
    0.52
    34. Fires
    418
    0.51
    35. Stomach Cancer
    415
    0.50
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    389
    0.47
    37. Epilepsy
    339
    0.41
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    337
    0.41
    39. Poisonings
    311
    0.38
    40. Schistosomiasis
    292
    0.36
    41. Lymphomas
    271
    0.33
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    258
    0.31
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    243
    0.30
    44. Drug Use
    209
    0.25
    45. Hepatitis B
    195
    0.24
    46. Bladder Cancer
    193
    0.23
    47. Skin Disease
    190
    0.23
    48. Other Neoplasms
    188
    0.23
    49. Anemia
    160
    0.19
    50. Encephalitis
    154
    0.19
     
     
    Senegal SENEGAL CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    23.89
    18
    2. Prostate Cancer
    19.32
    70
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.11
    146
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.87
    32
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.79
    85
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    137
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.11
    166
    8. Lymphomas
    2.78
    141
      Rate World Rank
    9. Bladder Cancer
    2.60
    70
    10. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    165
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    141
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.13
    112
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.11
    148
    14. Leukemia
    1.09
    168
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.88
    166
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    167
     
     
    Senegal SENEGAL HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.7
    169
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    23.4
    0.7
    94
    122
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    4.0
    12.9
    159
    146
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.63
    103

     
    Senegal SENEGAL DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    14,668,522
    70
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    175
    Population 0-14
    41.5%
    25
    Population 15-64
    55.5%
    170
    Population 65 +
    3.0%
    171
    Birth Rate / 1000
    33.40
    27
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.10
    79
    Fertility Rate
    4.28
    29
    Infant Mortality
    49.10
    31
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    171
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    171
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.89
    189
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.80
    89
    Net Migration
    -1.50
    130
    Population Growth
    2.40%
    27
    Literacy Total
    57.7%
    174
    Literacy Male
    69.7%
    135
    Literacy Female
    46.6%
    139
    Unemployment
    48.0%
    5
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    66.7
    128
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    58.3
    131
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,700
    163
     
     
     

    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.