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HEALTH PROFILE : Vanuatu

Vanuatu
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Vanuatu

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Vanuatu 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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    Vanuatu VANUATU LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.4
    48.3
    46.8
    109
    109
    111
    1970
    51.3
    54.4
    52.8
    110
    109
    108
    1980
    57.1
    60.6
    58.8
    111
    111
    110
    1990
    62.0
    65.0
    63.5
    111
    119
    113
    2000
    67.6
    70.7
    69.0
    87
    107
    99
    2010
    69.3
    72.9
    71.0
    94
    107
    99
    2016
    70.1
    74.1
    72.0
    93
    111
    101
     
     
    Vanuatu VANUATU LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.1
    74.1
    93
    111
    Age 5
    72.1
    76.1
    91
    110
    Age 10
    72.4
    76.2
    88
    108
    Age 15
    72.5
    76.3
    88
    110
    Age 20
    72.8
    76.5
    89
    110
    Age 25
    73.1
    76.6
    88
    110
    Age 30
    73.4
    76.8
    88
    109
    Age 35
    73.6
    77.1
    89
    108
    Age 40
    74.0
    77.3
    92
    108
    Age 45
    74.4
    77.7
    95
    109
    Age 50
    75.0
    78.2
    98
    109
    Age 55
    75.8
    78.8
    104
    110
    Age 60
    77.0
    79.6
    113
    110
    Age 65
    78.5
    80.7
    116
    112
    Age 70
    80.4
    82.1
    121
    118
    Age 75
    82.8
    84.0
    126
    119
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.5
    130
    125
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.6
    137
    127
     
     
    Vanuatu VANUATU TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    137.11
    62
    2. Stroke
    100.56
    69
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    65.94
    25
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    43.81
    80
    5. Lung Disease
    36.33
    29
    6. Kidney Disease
    30.59
    27
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.42
    91
    8. Hypertension
    16.62
    66
    9. Liver Cancer
    15.55
    19
    10. Breast Cancer
    14.38
    121
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.82
    129
    12. Asthma
    13.11
    41
    13. Liver Disease
    12.69
    104
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    11.59
    63
    15. Tuberculosis
    10.01
    74
    16. Cervical Cancer
    9.68
    82
    17. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    103
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.78
    44
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    8.66
    84
    20. Low Birth Weight
    8.55
    80
    21. Suicide
    6.80
    131
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.41
    16
    23. Other Injuries
    6.33
    120
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.91
    119
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    5.68
    89
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Drownings
    5.49
    67
    27. Malnutrition
    5.09
    59
    28. Leukemia
    4.90
    35
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.76
    66
    30. Skin Disease
    3.91
    41
    31. Prostate Cancer
    3.68
    170
    32. Birth Trauma
    3.58
    82
    33. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    40
    34. Oral Cancer
    3.24
    81
    35. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    146
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.87
    30
    37. Ovary Cancer
    2.82
    153
    38. Falls
    2.51
    152
    39. Violence
    2.29
    136
    40. Maternal Conditions
    2.18
    74
    41. Lymphomas
    2.11
    164
    42. Meningitis
    1.78
    78
    43. Pertussis
    1.63
    52
    44. Other Neoplasms
    1.17
    153
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    1.12
    85
    46. Fires
    1.11
    113
    47. Appendicitis
    1.09
    53
    48. Poisonings
    0.94
    84
    49. Pancreas Cancer
    0.91
    165
    50. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    161
     
     
    Vanuatu VANUATU TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    203
    17.70
    2. Stroke
    148
    12.90
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    97
    8.46
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    82
    7.15
    5. Lung Disease
    53
    4.62
    6. Kidney Disease
    46
    4.01
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    40
    3.49
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    34
    2.96
    9. Low Birth Weight
    34
    2.96
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    33
    2.88
    11. Liver Cancer
    28
    2.44
    12. Hypertension
    24
    2.09
    13. Liver Disease
    21
    1.83
    14. Asthma
    20
    1.74
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19
    1.66
    16. Tuberculosis
    18
    1.57
    17. Suicide
    15
    1.31
    18. Birth Trauma
    14
    1.22
    19. Lung Cancers
    14
    1.22
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    14
    1.22
    21. Drownings
    14
    1.22
    22. Other Injuries
    14
    1.22
    23. Breast Cancer
    13
    1.13
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11
    0.96
    25. Malnutrition
    10
    0.87
      Deaths %
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10
    0.87
    27. Leukemia
    10
    0.87
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    10
    0.87
    29. Cervical Cancer
    9
    0.78
    30. Stomach Cancer
    7
    0.61
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7
    0.61
    32. Pertussis
    6
    0.52
    33. Skin Disease
    6
    0.52
    34. Violence
    6
    0.52
    35. Meningitis
    5
    0.44
    36. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.44
    37. Skin Cancers
    5
    0.44
    38. Oral Cancer
    4
    0.35
    39. Lymphomas
    4
    0.35
    40. Falls
    4
    0.35
    41. Syphilis
    2
    0.17
    42. Measles
    2
    0.17
    43. Tetanus
    2
    0.17
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.17
    45. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.17
    46. Prostate Cancer
    2
    0.17
    47. Other Neoplasms
    2
    0.17
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.17
    49. Epilepsy
    2
    0.17
    50. Appendicitis
    2
    0.17
     
     
    Vanuatu VANUATU CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    15.55
    19
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.38
    121
    3. Cervical Cancer
    9.68
    82
    4. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    103
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.91
    119
    6. Leukemia
    4.90
    35
    7. Prostate Cancer
    3.68
    170
    8. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    40
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.24
    81
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    146
    11. Skin Cancers
    2.87
    30
    12. Ovary Cancer
    2.82
    153
    13. Lymphomas
    2.11
    164
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.91
    165
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    161
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.01
    183
     
     
    Vanuatu VANUATU HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.0
    162
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    20.2
    30.1
    74
    46
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Vanuatu VANUATU DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    282,814
    173
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    76
    Population 0-14
    35.5%
    46
    Population 15-64
    60.5%
    146
    Population 65 +
    4.0%
    137
    Birth Rate / 1000
    24.00
    54
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.00
    181
    Fertility Rate
    3.07
    49
    Infant Mortality
    14.40
    102
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    125
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    104
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.97
    144
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.02
    10
    Net Migration
    -1.40
    128
    Population Growth
    1.90%
    49
    Literacy Total
    85.2%
    128
    Literacy Male
    86.6%
    101
    Literacy Female
    83.8%
    93
    Unemployment
    1.7%
    175
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    72.0
    101
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    62.7
    111
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,800
    161
     
     
     

    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.