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HEALTH PROFILE : South Sudan

South Sudan
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South Sudan

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for South Sudan 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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    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
    2010
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
    2015
    56.1
    58.6
    57.3
    173
    173
    174
     
     
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    56.1
    58.6
    173
    173
    Age 5
    62.0
    64.1
    170
    172
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.3
    169
    171
    Age 15
    63.9
    66.0
    169
    171
    Age 20
    64.7
    66.7
    169
    171
    Age 25
    65.9
    67.6
    169
    172
    Age 30
    67.2
    68.7
    167
    172
    Age 35
    68.5
    70.0
    163
    172
    Age 40
    70.0
    71.6
    160
    171
    Age 45
    71.5
    73.0
    155
    169
    Age 50
    72.9
    74.3
    146
    164
    Age 55
    74.4
    75.7
    139
    163
    Age 60
    76.0
    77.0
    136
    162
    Age 65
    77.8
    78.6
    136
    159
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.6
    135
    156
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.0
    132
    154
    Age 80
    85.6
    85.9
    131
    146
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    124
    145
    Age 90
    93.1
    93.2
    114
    139
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.4
    108
    127
    Age 100
    101.9
    101.9
    104
    131
     
     
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN 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
    152.10
    2
    2. HIV/AIDS
    128.78
    13
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    124.14
    23
    4. Stroke
    85.00
    88
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    73.85
    152
    6. Tuberculosis
    48.71
    33
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.80
    18
    8. Maternal Conditions
    33.19
    6
    9. Birth Trauma
    29.12
    4
    10. War
    28.44
    4
    11. Prostate Cancer
    28.16
    34
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.99
    95
    13. Hypertension
    26.52
    32
    14. Meningitis
    25.99
    11
    15. Liver Disease
    23.61
    59
    16. Lung Disease
    23.00
    85
    17. Cervical Cancer
    21.66
    27
    18. Malnutrition
    21.34
    15
    19. Low Birth Weight
    20.93
    20
    20. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    58
    21. Other Injuries
    18.56
    24
    22. Leishmaniasis
    17.16
    1
    23. Malaria
    17.15
    36
    24. Anemia
    14.93
    6
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    13.69
    22
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Tetanus
    13.29
    2
    27. Asthma
    13.12
    40
    28. Falls
    13.04
    28
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.23
    138
    30. Drownings
    11.49
    16
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    10.69
    41
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.46
    16
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.20
    10
    34. Suicide
    9.45
    99
    35. Kidney Disease
    9.33
    130
    36. Fires
    7.64
    12
    37. Lymphomas
    6.86
    42
    38. Liver Cancer
    6.46
    67
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.00
    118
    40. Ovary Cancer
    5.89
    40
    41. Epilepsy
    5.83
    23
    42. Measles
    5.70
    13
    43. Syphilis
    5.55
    14
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.52
    94
    45. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
    46. Oral Cancer
    5.21
    36
    47. Violence
    5.11
    93
    48. Leukemia
    4.24
    70
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.01
    57
    50. Skin Disease
    3.99
    39
     
     
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14,256
    12.03
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    13,622
    11.49
    3. HIV/AIDS
    11,948
    10.08
    4. Birth Trauma
    6,428
    5.42
    5. Stroke
    4,829
    4.07
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,621
    3.90
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,083
    3.45
    8. Maternal Conditions
    3,623
    3.06
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,618
    3.05
    10. Meningitis
    3,458
    2.92
    11. Tuberculosis
    3,285
    2.77
    12. War
    3,184
    2.69
    13. Malaria
    2,898
    2.45
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    2,708
    2.29
    15. Malnutrition
    2,422
    2.04
    16. Other Injuries
    2,089
    1.76
    17. Leishmaniasis
    2,042
    1.72
    18. Tetanus
    1,948
    1.64
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,637
    1.38
    20. Liver Disease
    1,578
    1.33
    21. Drownings
    1,551
    1.31
    22. Hypertension
    1,466
    1.24
    23. Lung Disease
    1,268
    1.07
    24. Anemia
    1,224
    1.03
    25. Measles
    1,149
    0.97
      Deaths %
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,072
    0.90
    27. Syphilis
    1,007
    0.85
    28. Falls
    925
    0.78
    29. Asthma
    916
    0.77
    30. Suicide
    784
    0.66
    31. Fires
    755
    0.64
    32. Cervical Cancer
    717
    0.61
    33. Breast Cancer
    689
    0.58
    34. Kidney Disease
    679
    0.57
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    648
    0.55
    36. Prostate Cancer
    645
    0.54
    37. Epilepsy
    627
    0.53
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    597
    0.50
    39. Pertussis
    591
    0.50
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    591
    0.50
    41. Violence
    557
    0.47
    42. Poisonings
    483
    0.41
    43. Lymphomas
    477
    0.40
    44. Liver Cancer
    420
    0.35
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    392
    0.33
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    377
    0.32
    47. Oral Cancer
    325
    0.27
    48. Leukemia
    320
    0.27
    49. Stomach Cancer
    317
    0.27
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    285
    0.24
     
     
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.16
    34
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.66
    27
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    58
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.46
    16
    5. Lymphomas
    6.86
    42
    6. Liver Cancer
    6.46
    67
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.00
    118
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.89
    40
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.21
    36
    11. Leukemia
    4.24
    70
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.37
    157
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.82
    102
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.79
    133
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    119
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    110
     
     
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.25
    148

     
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    13,026,129
    72
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    28
    Population 0-14
    44.4%
    10
    Population 15-64
    53.5%
    183
    Population 65 +
    2.1%
    191
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.50
    18
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.70
    90
    Fertility Rate
    5.07
    13
    Infant Mortality
    62.80
    15
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    N/D
    N/D
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    113
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    74
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.23
    3
    Net Migration
    10.60
    6
    Population Growth
    3.80%
    2
    Literacy Total
    27.0%
    188
    Literacy Male
    40.0%
    152
    Literacy Female
    16.0%
    153
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    57.3
    174
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    49.9
    174
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,500
    185
     
     
     

    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.