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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 2014 updates, 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
    47.9
    50.4
    49.1
    163
    165
    163
    2010
    56.4
    58.6
    57.5
    161
    162
    161
    2015
    59.9
    63.8
    61.8
    155
    156
    156
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.9
    63.8
    155
    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
    163
    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
    153
    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. HIV/AIDS
    196.99
    14
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    107.39
    35
    3. Stroke
    74.49
    102
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.00
    148
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    53.01
    28
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.18
    34
    7. Malaria
    42.42
    28
    8. Prostate Cancer
    35.83
    17
    9. Cervical Cancer
    33.56
    8
    10. Malnutrition
    29.61
    33
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.12
    21
    12. Suicide
    23.34
    10
    13. Maternal Conditions
    21.24
    22
    14. Liver Disease
    20.92
    64
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    20.64
    11
    16. Kidney Disease
    19.53
    41
    17. Hypertension
    17.38
    85
    18. Other Injuries
    16.76
    55
    19. Tuberculosis
    16.68
    55
    20. Lung Disease
    15.66
    110
    21. Violence
    14.41
    33
    22. Birth Trauma
    14.04
    48
    23. Fires
    13.64
    12
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    13.15
    26
    25. Drownings
    12.78
    5
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    11.60
    62
    27. Epilepsy
    10.79
    22
    28. Breast Cancer
    10.27
    142
    29. Skin Disease
    10.03
    6
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    9.79
    52
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.29
    20
    32. Meningitis
    9.07
    45
    33. Poisonings
    8.11
    7
    34. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    7.21
    5
    35. Oral Cancer
    6.36
    19
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.04
    62
    37. Falls
    6.00
    78
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.88
    50
    39. Asthma
    4.55
    86
    40. Schistosomiasis
    4.40
    17
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.65
    145
    42. Hepatitis B
    3.53
    27
    43. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.38
    75
    44. Syphilis
    3.16
    19
    45. Stomach Cancer
    2.97
    141
    46. Other Neoplasms
    2.92
    78
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    2.74
    53
    48. Leishmaniasis
    2.52
    8
    49. Bladder Cancer
    2.21
    81
    50. Pertussis
    2.02
    44
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    73,378
    20.52
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34,890
    9.76
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    21,028
    5.88
    4. Malaria
    20,899
    5.84
    5. Stroke
    14,582
    4.08
    6. Birth Trauma
    13,398
    3.75
    7. Low Birth Weight
    11,070
    3.10
    8. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,031
    3.08
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,740
    3.00
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,257
    2.59
    11. Malnutrition
    8,720
    2.44
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    8,347
    2.33
    13. Maternal Conditions
    8,064
    2.26
    14. Suicide
    7,228
    2.02
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6,599
    1.85
    16. Other Injuries
    6,496
    1.82
    17. Tuberculosis
    6,044
    1.69
    18. Violence
    5,971
    1.67
    19. Drownings
    5,775
    1.61
    20. Fires
    5,553
    1.55
    21. Liver Disease
    5,050
    1.41
    22. Kidney Disease
    4,704
    1.32
    23. Epilepsy
    4,118
    1.15
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4,104
    1.15
    25. Meningitis
    4,040
    1.13
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    3,424
    0.96
    27. Lung Disease
    3,222
    0.90
    28. Poisonings
    3,149
    0.88
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,875
    0.80
    30. Prostate Cancer
    2,752
    0.77
    31. Syphilis
    2,562
    0.72
    32. Skin Disease
    2,401
    0.67
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,968
    0.55
    34. Pertussis
    1,915
    0.54
    35. Falls
    1,657
    0.46
    36. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,614
    0.45
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,465
    0.41
    38. Oral Cancer
    1,462
    0.41
    39. Leishmaniasis
    1,318
    0.37
    40. Breast Cancer
    1,300
    0.36
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,094
    0.31
    42. Schistosomiasis
    1,075
    0.30
    43. Asthma
    1,006
    0.28
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    901
    0.25
    45. Hepatitis B
    898
    0.25
    46. Other Neoplasms
    728
    0.20
    47. Alzheimers/Dementia
    707
    0.20
    48. Stomach Cancer
    664
    0.19
    49. Anemia
    601
    0.17
    50. Lymphomas
    585
    0.16
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    35.83
    17
    2. Cervical Cancer
    33.56
    8
    3. Breast Cancer
    10.27
    142
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.29
    20
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.36
    19
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.65
    145
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.97
    141
    8. Bladder Cancer
    2.21
    81
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.02
    162
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.94
    60
    11. Lymphomas
    1.81
    158
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.48
    167
    13. Leukemia
    1.18
    153
    14. Lung Cancers
    0.77
    170
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.62
    163
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.18
    172
     
     
    Tanzania TANZANIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.1
    60
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    27.5
    3.8
    84
    86
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.8
    11.4
    168
    150
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.666
    141

     
    Tanzania TANZANIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    52,482,726
    27
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    80
    Population 0-14
    44.1 %
    10
    Population 15-64
    53.0 %
    185
    Population 65 +
    3.0 %
    168
    Birth Rate / 1000
    36.00
    17
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.80
    92
    Fertility Rate
    4.83
    17
    Infant Mortality
    41.20
    47
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    146
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    115
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    121
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    108
    Population Growth
    2.77 %
    11
    Literacy Total
    67.8 %
    156
    Literacy Male
    75.9 %
    122
    Literacy Female
    65.4 %
    116
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    61.8
    156
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    54.2
    155
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $3,000
    158
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.