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Compare Congo and DR Congo health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    51.4
    54.5
    52.9
    155
    154
    155
     
    42.5
    45.6
    44.0
    177
    177
    177
    2010
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2015
    63.2
    66.3
    64.7
    138
    144
    143
     
    58.3
    61.5
    59.8
    164
    163
    164
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.2
    66.3
    138
    144
     
    58.3
    61.5
    164
    163
    Age 5
    66.4
    69.0
    144
    149
     
    65.0
    67.5
    155
    159
    Age 10
    67.1
    69.6
    139
    150
     
    66.1
    68.7
    150
    155
    Age 15
    67.5
    70.0
    139
    151
     
    66.7
    69.3
    148
    154
    Age 20
    68.1
    70.4
    137
    151
     
    67.5
    69.9
    141
    153
    Age 25
    68.9
    71.0
    137
    151
     
    68.6
    70.7
    140
    153
    Age 30
    69.8
    71.8
    135
    151
     
    69.6
    71.5
    139
    152
    Age 35
    70.7
    72.6
    129
    151
     
    70.5
    72.4
    132
    152
    Age 40
    71.8
    73.7
    125
    146
     
    71.4
    73.2
    130
    154
    Age 45
    73.0
    74.9
    115
    143
     
    72.4
    74.1
    127
    153
    Age 50
    74.3
    76.1
    108
    137
     
    73.5
    75.0
    127
    152
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.3
    99
    127
     
    74.8
    76.1
    127
    151
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.5
    99
    124
     
    76.2
    77.3
    127
    152
    Age 65
    78.9
    79.9
    100
    124
     
    78.0
    78.8
    127
    151
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.6
    99
    123
     
    80.1
    80.8
    128
    150
    Age 75
    83.2
    83.8
    101
    122
     
    82.6
    83.1
    130
    148
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.5
    105
    122
     
    85.6
    86.0
    129
    140
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    108
    121
     
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    Age 90
    93.1
    93.4
    113
    116
     
    92.9
    93.2
    135
    135
    Age 95
    97.3
    97.5
    114
    111
     
    97.1
    97.4
    141
    131
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.9
    117
    112
     
    101.7
    101.9
    149
    129
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    148.29
    21
     
    49.89
    35
    2. Stroke
    133.67
    40
     
    147.52
    27
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    111.88
    58
     
    104.11
    67
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105.79
    37
     
    150.42
    24
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82.10
    10
     
    162.71
    2
    6. Malaria
    70.41
    3
     
    57.64
    15
    7. Tuberculosis
    62.79
    17
     
    97.14
    7
    8. Malnutrition
    46.23
    17
     
    119.40
    2
    9. Prostate Cancer
    36.19
    15
     
    36.17
    16
    10. Lung Disease
    33.59
    26
     
    31.49
    30
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.82
    75
     
    31.08
    76
    12. Low Birth Weight
    25.96
    19
     
    35.73
    1
    13. Liver Disease
    24.88
    46
     
    26.34
    41
    14. Other Injuries
    23.48
    30
     
    32.48
    9
    15. Hypertension
    22.31
    36
     
    23.85
    31
    16. Meningitis
    20.87
    29
     
    39.77
    9
    17. Birth Trauma
    19.33
    22
     
    28.03
    6
    18. Maternal Conditions
    18.70
    26
     
    40.43
    6
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    18.37
    17
     
    24.16
    7
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.53
    82
     
    22.53
    48
    21. Breast Cancer
    14.55
    100
     
    14.98
    96
    22. Kidney Disease
    13.73
    90
     
    17.85
    55
    23. Violence
    13.36
    37
     
    31.08
    12
    24. Cervical Cancer
    13.01
    56
     
    27.37
    12
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    11.90
    18
     
    12.19
    11
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.29
    52
     
    10.16
    53
    27. Suicide
    9.56
    76
     
    10.09
    69
    28. Liver Cancer
    8.61
    43
     
    10.16
    32
    29. Asthma
    7.97
    64
     
    10.86
    34
    30. Fires
    7.48
    42
     
    11.92
    22
    31. Falls
    7.36
    67
     
    7.49
    65
    32. Drownings
    7.02
    38
     
    12.35
    8
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.80
    55
     
    10.15
    16
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.03
    41
     
    9.47
    25
    35. Epilepsy
    5.75
    42
     
    7.62
    38
    36. Anemia
    5.47
    26
     
    14.06
    11
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.15
    133
     
    4.81
    129
    38. Schistosomiasis
    4.10
    19
     
    5.50
    9
    39. Skin Disease
    4.03
    47
     
    5.30
    32
    40. Poisonings
    2.91
    50
     
    6.00
    16
    41. Encephalitis
    2.86
    16
     
    4.85
    1
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2.81
    142
     
    3.17
    127
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.72
    55
     
    3.01
    42
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.68
    149
     
    5.85
    83
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.45
    109
     
    1.87
    124
    46. Lymphomas
    2.43
    139
     
    4.02
    104
    47. Leukemia
    2.20
    138
     
    2.44
    132
    48. Pertussis
    2.08
    38
     
    2.41
    13
    49. Other Neoplasms
    1.99
    116
     
    3.06
    72
    50. Skin Cancers
    1.92
    62
     
    2.42
    39
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    5,258
    12.57
     
    27,354
    3.19
    2. Malaria
    4,503
    10.77
     
    65,552
    7.65
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,749
    8.96
     
    96,342
    11.24
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,394
    8.11
     
    109,834
    12.81
    5. Stroke
    2,637
    6.31
     
    38,491
    4.49
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,220
    5.31
     
    27,307
    3.19
    7. Low Birth Weight
    2,107
    5.04
     
    46,985
    5.48
    8. Tuberculosis
    1,802
    4.31
     
    35,789
    4.17
    9. Birth Trauma
    1,569
    3.75
     
    36,855
    4.30
    10. Malnutrition
    1,361
    3.26
     
    60,646
    7.07
    11. Other Injuries
    1,036
    2.48
     
    23,343
    2.72
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    905
    2.16
     
    14,549
    1.70
    13. Meningitis
    897
    2.14
     
    29,897
    3.49
    14. Maternal Conditions
    695
    1.66
     
    21,598
    2.52
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    688
    1.64
     
    13,525
    1.58
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    684
    1.64
     
    9,137
    1.07
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    667
    1.60
     
    14,486
    1.69
    18. Lung Disease
    657
    1.57
     
    8,486
    0.99
    19. Liver Disease
    645
    1.54
     
    9,656
    1.13
    20. Violence
    533
    1.27
     
    18,563
    2.17
    21. Hypertension
    441
    1.05
     
    6,247
    0.73
    22. Kidney Disease
    357
    0.85
     
    7,209
    0.84
    23. Drownings
    352
    0.84
     
    10,241
    1.19
    24. Suicide
    338
    0.81
     
    5,248
    0.61
    25. Fires
    313
    0.75
     
    8,515
    0.99
    26. Prostate Cancer
    286
    0.68
     
    3,334
    0.39
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    272
    0.65
     
    3,966
    0.46
    28. Falls
    237
    0.57
     
    3,834
    0.45
    29. Epilepsy
    231
    0.55
     
    4,790
    0.56
    30. Liver Cancer
    223
    0.53
     
    3,438
    0.40
    31. Asthma
    196
    0.47
     
    4,060
    0.47
    32. Breast Cancer
    185
    0.44
     
    2,711
    0.32
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    170
    0.41
     
    3,719
    0.43
    34. Pertussis
    170
    0.41
     
    3,131
    0.37
    35. Anemia
    163
    0.39
     
    6,603
    0.77
    36. Cervical Cancer
    154
    0.37
     
    4,711
    0.55
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    140
    0.34
     
    3,086
    0.36
    38. Poisonings
    123
    0.29
     
    4,079
    0.48
    39. Skin Disease
    111
    0.26
     
    2,255
    0.26
    40. Encephalitis
    109
    0.26
     
    3,011
    0.35
    41. Measles
    106
    0.25
     
    15,464
    1.80
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    100
    0.24
     
    1,475
    0.17
    43. Schistosomiasis
    99
    0.24
     
    1,786
    0.21
    44. Syphilis
    90
    0.21
     
    4,745
    0.55
    45. Tetanus
    81
    0.19
     
    4,208
    0.49
    46. Stomach Cancer
    61
    0.15
     
    1,800
    0.21
    47. Leukemia
    59
    0.14
     
    946
    0.11
    48. Lymphomas
    59
    0.14
     
    1,424
    0.17
    49. Other Neoplasms
    52
    0.12
     
    1,122
    0.13
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    52
    0.12
     
    573
    0.07
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    36.19
    15
     
    36.17
    16
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.55
    100
     
    14.98
    96
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.01
    56
     
    27.37
    12
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.61
    43
     
    10.16
    32
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.15
    133
     
    4.81
    129
    6. Ovary Cancer
    2.81
    142
     
    3.17
    127
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.68
    149
     
    5.85
    83
    8. Lymphomas
    2.43
    139
     
    4.02
    104
    9. Leukemia
    2.20
    138
     
    2.44
    132
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.92
    62
     
    2.42
    39
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.22
    158
     
    3.91
    65
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.13
    165
     
    0.98
    168
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.82
    151
     
    3.81
    59
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.77
    159
     
    2.15
    80
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    165
     
    1.01
    148
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.32
    172
     
    1.65
    102
     
     
     
    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.