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HEALTH PROFILE : Tanzania

Tanzania
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Tanzania

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Tanzania 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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    Tanzania TANZANIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    42.1
    45.5
    43.7
    129
    126
    127
    1970
    45.2
    48.6
    46.9
    136
    135
    136
    1980
    48.7
    52.0
    50.3
    143
    141
    142
    1990
    49.1
    52.8
    50.9
    160
    157
    160
    2000
    48.4
    50.0
    49.2
    166
    170
    167
    2010
    56.4
    58.6
    57.5
    161
    162
    161
    2015
    59.9
    63.8
    61.8
    154
    156
    155
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.9
    63.8
    154
    156
    Age 5
    63.2
    66.8
    165
    162
    Age 10
    64.2
    67.7
    165
    163
    Age 15
    64.8
    68.2
    165
    163
    Age 20
    65.5
    68.8
    164
    163
    Age 25
    66.5
    69.5
    162
    163
    Age 30
    67.5
    70.3
    163
    163
    Age 35
    68.6
    71.2
    162
    163
    Age 40
    69.8
    72.3
    163
    162
    Age 45
    71.1
    73.5
    162
    160
    Age 50
    72.6
    74.6
    155
    159
    Age 55
    74.1
    75.8
    150
    158
    Age 60
    75.7
    77.1
    147
    161
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.6
    151
    161
    Age 70
    79.6
    80.5
    150
    162
    Age 75
    82.2
    82.9
    149
    161
    Age 80
    85.3
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.2
    157
    156
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    156
    152
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    148
    144
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    135
    120
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Tuberculosis
    106.18
    9
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.87
    30
    3. HIV/AIDS
    92.36
    22
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.30
    135
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    78.62
    18
    6. Stroke
    76.58
    104
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.56
    9
    8. Cervical Cancer
    36.16
    5
    9. Prostate Cancer
    35.77
    20
    10. Malaria
    35.38
    26
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.24
    89
    12. Liver Disease
    25.99
    47
    13. Hypertension
    25.34
    35
    14. Maternal Conditions
    22.30
    18
    15. Lung Disease
    18.09
    130
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.69
    108
    17. Meningitis
    14.86
    33
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    14.00
    19
    19. Other Injuries
    13.71
    47
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    12.95
    29
    21. Anemia
    12.85
    10
    22. Birth Trauma
    12.13
    43
    23. Falls
    12.03
    36
    24. Malnutrition
    11.62
    39
    25. Breast Cancer
    11.42
    142
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    10.85
    68
    27. Suicide
    10.81
    79
    28. Epilepsy
    10.58
    3
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.05
    17
    30. Violence
    8.99
    61
    31. Asthma
    8.77
    70
    32. Kidney Disease
    7.85
    150
    33. Fires
    7.05
    21
    34. Oral Cancer
    6.86
    20
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.46
    43
    36. Drownings
    5.93
    62
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.49
    96
    38. Skin Disease
    5.48
    17
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.19
    148
    40. Stomach Cancer
    3.25
    145
    41. Schistosomiasis
    3.13
    27
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.06
    74
    43. Syphilis
    3.02
    24
    44. Other Neoplasms
    2.98
    80
    45. Bladder Cancer
    2.49
    74
    46. Poisonings
    2.35
    39
    47. Liver Cancer
    2.19
    175
    48. Tetanus
    2.11
    23
    49. Hepatitis B
    2.02
    28
    50. Lymphomas
    2.01
    165
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    39,020
    10.46
    2. HIV/AIDS
    35,234
    9.44
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    29,645
    7.95
    4. Tuberculosis
    28,867
    7.74
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,082
    5.11
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    17,840
    4.78
    7. Stroke
    17,195
    4.61
    8. Malaria
    16,992
    4.55
    9. Birth Trauma
    12,866
    3.45
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    12,470
    3.34
    11. Low Birth Weight
    11,513
    3.09
    12. Maternal Conditions
    10,114
    2.71
    13. Meningitis
    7,363
    1.97
    14. Liver Disease
    7,065
    1.89
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,954
    1.86
    16. Other Injuries
    6,928
    1.86
    17. Malnutrition
    6,219
    1.67
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    5,666
    1.52
    19. Hypertension
    5,601
    1.50
    20. Epilepsy
    4,871
    1.31
    21. Anemia
    4,742
    1.27
    22. Cervical Cancer
    4,670
    1.25
    23. Violence
    4,056
    1.09
    24. Lung Disease
    3,994
    1.07
    25. Falls
    3,959
    1.06
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    3,735
    1.00
    27. Drownings
    3,454
    0.93
    28. Prostate Cancer
    3,309
    0.89
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,105
    0.83
    30. Fires
    3,008
    0.81
    31. Syphilis
    2,552
    0.68
    32. Asthma
    2,491
    0.67
    33. Kidney Disease
    2,396
    0.64
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,297
    0.62
    35. Pertussis
    1,875
    0.50
    36. Oral Cancer
    1,714
    0.46
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,603
    0.43
    38. Skin Disease
    1,583
    0.42
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,576
    0.42
    40. Breast Cancer
    1,549
    0.42
    41. Poisonings
    1,282
    0.34
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,111
    0.30
    43. Tetanus
    1,041
    0.28
    44. Schistosomiasis
    930
    0.25
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    884
    0.24
    46. Encephalitis
    846
    0.23
    47. Stomach Cancer
    831
    0.22
    48. Other Neoplasms
    793
    0.21
    49. Hepatitis B
    687
    0.18
    50. Lymphomas
    674
    0.18
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    36.16
    5
    2. Prostate Cancer
    35.77
    20
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.42
    142
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.05
    17
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.86
    20
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.19
    148
    7. Stomach Cancer
    3.25
    145
    8. Bladder Cancer
    2.49
    74
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.19
    175
    10. Lymphomas
    2.01
    165
    11. Ovary Cancer
    1.77
    176
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.51
    90
    13. Leukemia
    1.20
    164
    14. Lung Cancers
    0.79
    182
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.69
    172
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.34
    179
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.4
    48
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    27.5
    3.8
    84
    86
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    4.0
    12.7
    160
    148
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.30
    147

     
    Tanzania TANZANIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    53,950,935
    26
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    80
    Population 0-14
    43.7%
    12
    Population 15-64
    53.3%
    185
    Population 65 +
    3.0%
    169
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.60
    17
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.60
    93
    Fertility Rate
    4.77
    19
    Infant Mortality
    39.90
    45
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    180
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    150
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    113
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.73
    137
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    110
    Population Growth
    2.80%
    12
    Literacy Total
    77.9%
    142
    Literacy Male
    83.2%
    110
    Literacy Female
    73.1%
    108
    Unemployment
    10.3%
    65
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    61.8
    155
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    54.2
    155
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $3,300
    157
     
     
     

    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.