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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 2014 updates, 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
    45.8
    47.2
    46.5
    170
    171
    170
    2010
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
    2015
    60.3
    64.3
    62.3
    154
    154
    154
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.3
    64.3
    154
    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
    245.98
    10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    139.64
    28
    3. Stroke
    116.56
    58
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    67.64
    126
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    53.91
    27
    6. Prostate Cancer
    47.72
    6
    7. Malaria
    42.12
    29
    8. Liver Disease
    41.49
    11
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.88
    50
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.14
    7
    11. Malnutrition
    30.26
    32
    12. Cervical Cancer
    27.03
    13
    13. Other Injuries
    24.87
    24
    14. Falls
    23.62
    4
    15. Meningitis
    23.27
    25
    16. Maternal Conditions
    22.69
    20
    17. Kidney Disease
    20.93
    29
    18. Violence
    20.93
    20
    19. Hypertension
    19.45
    61
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    18.79
    15
    21. Suicide
    18.67
    17
    22. Lung Disease
    18.10
    94
    23. Fires
    17.98
    3
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    16.89
    5
    25. Low Birth Weight
    15.82
    46
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Birth Trauma
    14.31
    47
    27. Tuberculosis
    14.19
    58
    28. Breast Cancer
    13.51
    112
    29. Drownings
    12.77
    6
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.39
    34
    31. Epilepsy
    10.94
    20
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    9.12
    69
    33. Skin Disease
    9.08
    12
    34. Asthma
    7.97
    65
    35. Liver Cancer
    7.87
    50
    36. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    7.51
    4
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.47
    43
    38. Lymphomas
    6.07
    51
    39. Poisonings
    5.98
    17
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.52
    109
    41. Ovary Cancer
    5.48
    51
    42. Hepatitis B
    5.36
    7
    43. Stomach Cancer
    4.88
    104
    44. Schistosomiasis
    4.81
    15
    45. Oral Cancer
    4.42
    56
    46. Other Neoplasms
    4.21
    32
    47. Syphilis
    4.05
    10
    48. Leukemia
    3.79
    89
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    3.25
    33
    50. Encephalitis
    3.22
    10
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    61,424
    19.15
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    33,776
    10.53
    3. Malaria
    19,869
    6.19
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,538
    5.78
    5. Stroke
    13,902
    4.33
    6. Low Birth Weight
    12,383
    3.86
    7. Birth Trauma
    11,206
    3.49
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,133
    3.16
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,586
    2.68
    10. Meningitis
    7,899
    2.46
    11. Other Injuries
    7,425
    2.31
    12. Malnutrition
    6,730
    2.10
    13. Liver Disease
    6,697
    2.09
    14. Violence
    6,598
    2.06
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    6,172
    1.92
    16. Maternal Conditions
    6,028
    1.88
    17. Fires
    5,866
    1.83
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,129
    1.60
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    4,884
    1.52
    20. Falls
    4,706
    1.47
    21. Tuberculosis
    4,674
    1.46
    22. Drownings
    4,564
    1.42
    23. Suicide
    4,323
    1.35
    24. Kidney Disease
    3,584
    1.12
    25. Epilepsy
    3,401
    1.06
      Deaths %
    26. Syphilis
    2,795
    0.87
    27. Lung Disease
    2,412
    0.75
    28. Hypertension
    2,375
    0.74
    29. Prostate Cancer
    2,287
    0.71
    30. Cervical Cancer
    2,167
    0.68
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,149
    0.67
    32. Poisonings
    1,851
    0.58
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,788
    0.56
    34. Pertussis
    1,750
    0.55
    35. Skin Disease
    1,562
    0.49
    36. Measles
    1,472
    0.46
    37. Liver Cancer
    1,265
    0.39
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,263
    0.39
    39. Leishmaniasis
    1,259
    0.39
    40. Asthma
    1,194
    0.37
    41. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,132
    0.35
    42. Breast Cancer
    1,119
    0.35
    43. Lymphomas
    989
    0.31
    44. Hepatitis B
    942
    0.29
    45. Trypanosomiasis
    927
    0.29
    46. Encephalitis
    920
    0.29
    47. Schistosomiasis
    795
    0.25
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    765
    0.24
    49. Leukemia
    733
    0.23
    50. Oral Cancer
    676
    0.21
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    47.72
    6
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.03
    13
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    16.89
    5
    4. Breast Cancer
    13.51
    112
    5. Liver Cancer
    7.87
    50
    6. Lymphomas
    6.07
    51
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.52
    109
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.48
    51
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.88
    104
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.42
    56
    11. Leukemia
    3.79
    89
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.30
    142
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.10
    113
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.08
    48
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    107
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    162
     
     
    Uganda UGANDA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.5
    33
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.4
    2.9
    121
    97
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.6
    8.3
    186
    167
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.739
    138

     
    Uganda UGANDA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    38,319,241
    36
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    80
    Population 0-14
    48.3 %
    2
    Population 15-64
    49.7 %
    192
    Population 65 +
    2.0 %
    191
    Birth Rate / 1000
    43.40
    3
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.40
    35
    Fertility Rate
    5.80
    5
    Infant Mortality
    57.60
    21
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    181
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    115
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.79
    91
    Net Migration
    -0.70
    116
    Population Growth
    3.22 %
    4
    Literacy Total
    73.2 %
    145
    Literacy Male
    85.3 %
    101
    Literacy Female
    71.5 %
    108
    Unemployment
    9.4 %
    81
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    62.3
    154
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    54.0
    156
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,100
    168
     
     
     

    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.