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HEALTH PROFILE : Uganda

Uganda
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Uganda

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Uganda 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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    Uganda UGANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    42.7
    45.9
    44.2
    122
    121
    122
    1970
    48.4
    51.4
    49.9
    123
    119
    122
    1980
    48.6
    51.6
    50.1
    146
    144
    144
    1990
    48.1
    51.8
    49.9
    162
    162
    162
    2000
    45.1
    48.0
    46.6
    176
    176
    176
    2010
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
    2015
    60.3
    64.3
    62.3
    153
    154
    154
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.3
    64.3
    153
    154
    Age 5
    64.1
    67.6
    160
    158
    Age 10
    65.1
    68.4
    159
    157
    Age 15
    65.6
    68.9
    158
    158
    Age 20
    66.3
    69.5
    159
    157
    Age 25
    67.3
    70.3
    158
    156
    Age 30
    68.3
    71.2
    153
    155
    Age 35
    69.4
    72.2
    149
    154
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.2
    145
    153
    Age 45
    72.1
    74.4
    135
    149
    Age 50
    73.5
    75.5
    125
    147
    Age 55
    75.1
    76.7
    118
    144
    Age 60
    76.6
    77.9
    115
    142
    Age 65
    78.4
    79.4
    115
    136
    Age 70
    80.4
    81.2
    115
    134
    Age 75
    82.9
    83.5
    116
    134
    Age 80
    85.8
    86.2
    116
    132
    Age 85
    89.2
    89.6
    121
    132
    Age 90
    93.0
    93.3
    122
    128
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.5
    122
    118
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    130
    118
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA 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
    126.35
    16
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.38
    34
    3. Stroke
    91.84
    81
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    65.39
    162
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55.90
    30
    6. Prostate Cancer
    51.28
    8
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    45.69
    6
    8. Tuberculosis
    32.67
    48
    9. Hypertension
    31.88
    19
    10. Malaria
    29.30
    29
    11. Liver Disease
    28.94
    36
    12. Cervical Cancer
    28.10
    12
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    23.39
    5
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.38
    110
    15. Lung Disease
    22.19
    93
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.49
    4
    17. Meningitis
    17.14
    26
    18. Violence
    16.65
    21
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.42
    111
    20. Breast Cancer
    15.40
    106
    21. Falls
    15.05
    15
    22. Maternal Conditions
    14.99
    28
    23. Other Injuries
    14.14
    43
    24. Suicide
    12.26
    55
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    12.15
    37
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    11.97
    61
    27. Birth Trauma
    11.77
    46
    28. Malnutrition
    11.77
    37
    29. Asthma
    10.82
    59
    30. Lymphomas
    8.88
    8
    31. Kidney Disease
    8.74
    133
    32. Liver Cancer
    8.34
    48
    33. Anemia
    8.29
    20
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.53
    32
    35. Fires
    7.37
    16
    36. Drownings
    7.13
    44
    37. Epilepsy
    6.36
    19
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.28
    112
    39. Ovary Cancer
    6.14
    34
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.93
    80
    41. Stomach Cancer
    5.26
    101
    42. Skin Disease
    5.19
    21
    43. Oral Cancer
    5.09
    38
    44. Other Neoplasms
    4.40
    33
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.37
    48
    46. Leukemia
    4.13
    80
    47. War
    3.83
    13
    48. Schistosomiasis
    3.07
    30
    49. Poisonings
    2.91
    20
    50. Lung Cancers
    2.63
    153
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    34,346
    13.29
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28,384
    10.98
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16,573
    6.41
    4. Malaria
    12,487
    4.83
    5. Stroke
    12,147
    4.70
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,675
    4.13
    7. Low Birth Weight
    9,831
    3.80
    8. Birth Trauma
    9,670
    3.74
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    8,438
    3.26
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,428
    3.26
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    8,078
    3.12
    12. Meningitis
    6,838
    2.64
    13. Tuberculosis
    5,301
    2.05
    14. Other Injuries
    5,234
    2.02
    15. Malnutrition
    5,131
    1.98
    16. Violence
    5,103
    1.97
    17. Liver Disease
    4,807
    1.86
    18. Maternal Conditions
    4,715
    1.82
    19. Hypertension
    4,122
    1.59
    20. Drownings
    3,186
    1.23
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,043
    1.18
    22. Falls
    2,970
    1.15
    23. Lung Disease
    2,859
    1.11
    24. Suicide
    2,791
    1.08
    25. Prostate Cancer
    2,634
    1.02
      Deaths %
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,401
    0.93
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2,358
    0.91
    28. Anemia
    2,220
    0.86
    29. Fires
    2,208
    0.85
    30. Epilepsy
    2,043
    0.79
    31. Asthma
    1,957
    0.76
    32. Lymphomas
    1,760
    0.68
    33. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,716
    0.66
    34. Pertussis
    1,657
    0.64
    35. Kidney Disease
    1,647
    0.64
    36. Syphilis
    1,479
    0.57
    37. Liver Cancer
    1,406
    0.54
    38. Breast Cancer
    1,347
    0.52
    39. War
    1,280
    0.50
    40. Poisonings
    1,202
    0.46
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,142
    0.44
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,107
    0.43
    43. Skin Disease
    924
    0.36
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    889
    0.34
    45. Leukemia
    797
    0.31
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    797
    0.31
    47. Oral Cancer
    763
    0.30
    48. Other Neoplasms
    729
    0.28
    49. Stomach Cancer
    726
    0.28
    50. Trypanosomiasis
    613
    0.24
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    51.28
    8
    2. Cervical Cancer
    28.10
    12
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.49
    4
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.40
    106
    5. Lymphomas
    8.88
    8
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.34
    48
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.28
    112
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.14
    34
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.26
    101
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.09
    38
    11. Leukemia
    4.13
    80
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.63
    153
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    114
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.58
    114
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    87
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.70
    170
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.8
    20
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.4
    2.9
    121
    97
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.8
    8.6
    189
    169
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.08
    127

     
    Uganda UGANDA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    39,570,125
    34
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    94
    Population 0-14
    48.1%
    4
    Population 15-64
    50.0%
    191
    Population 65 +
    2.0%
    192
    Birth Rate / 1000
    42.90
    4
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.20
    36
    Fertility Rate
    5.71
    7
    Infant Mortality
    56.10
    20
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    179
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    186
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    117
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    102
    Net Migration
    -0.70
    113
    Population Growth
    3.20%
    7
    Literacy Total
    78.4%
    140
    Literacy Male
    85.3%
    105
    Literacy Female
    71.5%
    112
    Unemployment
    9.4%
    78
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    62.3
    154
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    54.0
    156
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,100
    168
     
     
     

    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.