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HEALTH PROFILE : Somalia

Somalia
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Somalia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Somalia 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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    Somalia SOMALIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    34.7
    37.7
    36.2
    163
    158
    163
    1970
    38.7
    41.8
    40.2
    162
    159
    162
    1980
    41.0
    44.2
    42.6
    171
    169
    169
    1990
    40.0
    43.3
    41.6
    180
    179
    179
    2000
    49.1
    51.8
    50.5
    163
    164
    162
    2010
    50.8
    54.1
    52.4
    176
    173
    174
    2016
    53.7
    57.3
    55.4
    178
    177
    177
     
     
    Somalia SOMALIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    53.7
    57.3
    178
    177
    Age 5
    62.2
    65.6
    174
    173
    Age 10
    63.3
    66.7
    173
    173
    Age 15
    63.7
    67.1
    174
    173
    Age 20
    64.6
    67.8
    172
    173
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    171
    172
    Age 30
    67.2
    69.7
    171
    170
    Age 35
    68.6
    70.7
    170
    170
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.0
    164
    169
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.2
    159
    168
    Age 50
    72.8
    74.3
    155
    169
    Age 55
    74.2
    75.5
    148
    168
    Age 60
    75.7
    76.8
    149
    168
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.4
    151
    168
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    153
    167
    Age 75
    82.4
    82.9
    151
    161
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.9
    145
    156
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    134
    146
     
     
    Somalia SOMALIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    190.57
    1
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    156.01
    9
    3. Tuberculosis
    127.18
    7
    4. Stroke
    91.16
    83
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.56
    161
    6. Measles
    38.78
    1
    7. Maternal Conditions
    38.24
    4
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.88
    23
    9. Birth Trauma
    33.96
    2
    10. Malnutrition
    33.03
    1
    11. Meningitis
    31.76
    4
    12. HIV/AIDS
    27.56
    43
    13. Other Injuries
    26.73
    6
    14. Liver Disease
    24.77
    56
    15. Hypertension
    24.32
    39
    16. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.70
    109
    18. Low Birth Weight
    22.27
    19
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    20. Malaria
    19.42
    34
    21. Asthma
    18.87
    20
    22. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    23. Lung Disease
    18.02
    131
    24. Anemia
    17.75
    2
    25. War
    17.75
    5
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.22
    10
    27. Tetanus
    15.26
    1
    28. Drownings
    12.71
    10
    29. Falls
    12.12
    34
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    11.75
    33
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.24
    4
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.04
    146
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    34. Fires
    9.58
    4
    35. Suicide
    8.39
    117
    36. Syphilis
    8.38
    3
    37. Kidney Disease
    8.34
    141
    38. Other Neoplasms
    7.58
    4
    39. Epilepsy
    6.89
    15
    40. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    42. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    43. Violence
    6.58
    80
    44. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.99
    106
    46. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    47. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.53
    44
    49. Pertussis
    4.21
    1
    50. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
     
     
    Somalia SOMALIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19,694
    15.68
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,103
    14.42
    3. Measles
    8,617
    6.86
    4. Birth Trauma
    7,555
    6.02
    5. Tuberculosis
    6,603
    5.26
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,954
    3.94
    7. Meningitis
    4,446
    3.54
    8. Malnutrition
    4,209
    3.35
    9. Stroke
    3,923
    3.12
    10. Maternal Conditions
    3,334
    2.65
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,230
    2.57
    12. Other Injuries
    2,952
    2.35
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,906
    2.31
    14. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,841
    2.26
    15. Malaria
    2,152
    1.71
    16. HIV/AIDS
    2,074
    1.65
    17. Tetanus
    2,055
    1.64
    18. Drownings
    1,731
    1.38
    19. War
    1,656
    1.32
    20. Syphilis
    1,499
    1.19
    21. Liver Disease
    1,338
    1.07
    22. Anemia
    1,309
    1.04
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    1,198
    0.95
    24. Asthma
    1,062
    0.85
    25. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,019
    0.81
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    995
    0.79
    27. Fires
    992
    0.79
    28. Pertussis
    852
    0.68
    29. Lung Disease
    778
    0.62
    30. Falls
    777
    0.62
    31. Epilepsy
    684
    0.54
    32. Breast Cancer
    650
    0.52
    33. Violence
    599
    0.48
    34. Suicide
    578
    0.46
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    575
    0.46
    36. Cervical Cancer
    564
    0.45
    37. Kidney Disease
    529
    0.42
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    485
    0.39
    39. Encephalitis
    435
    0.35
    40. Poisonings
    398
    0.32
    41. Other Neoplasms
    383
    0.30
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    372
    0.30
    43. Lymphomas
    353
    0.28
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    337
    0.27
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    314
    0.25
    46. Leukemia
    309
    0.25
    47. Prostate Cancer
    300
    0.24
    48. Stomach Cancer
    294
    0.23
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    266
    0.21
    50. Oral Cancer
    243
    0.19
     
     
    Somalia SOMALIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    10. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.91
    149
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.06
    126
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.96
    93
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.50
    120
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.92
    129
     
     
    Somalia SOMALIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    N/D
    188
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.9
    12.3
    161
    153
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.98
    94

     
    Somalia SOMALIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11,031,386
    82
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    43.2%
    14
    Population 15-64
    54.7%
    175
    Population 65 +
    2.2%
    190
    Birth Rate / 1000
    39.60
    9
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.10
    14
    Fertility Rate
    5.80
    5
    Infant Mortality
    94.80
    2
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    174
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    185
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.05
    27
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.63
    175
    Net Migration
    -6.50
    177
    Population Growth
    2.00%
    44
    Literacy Total
    37.8%
    183
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    55.4
    177
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    50.0
    177
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    N/D
    N/D
     
     
     

    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.