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Compare DR Congo and Congo health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Congo CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
     
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
    1970
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
     
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
    1980
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
     
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
    1990
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
     
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
    2000
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
     
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
     
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2016
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Congo CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
     
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    Age 5
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
     
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    Age 10
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
     
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    Age 15
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
     
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    Age 20
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
     
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    Age 25
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
     
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
     
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    Age 35
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
     
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
     
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    Age 45
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
     
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    Age 50
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
     
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    Age 55
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
     
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
     
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    Age 65
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
     
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
     
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
     
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
     
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Congo CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    128.08
    20
     
    87.33
    43
    2. Tuberculosis
    123.54
    8
     
    81.64
    14
    3. Stroke
    110.84
    56
     
    101.88
    67
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    82.42
    140
     
    102.16
    113
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    61.01
    25
     
    31.21
    45
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.88
    21
     
    33.04
    32
    7. HIV/AIDS
    36.40
    36
     
    126.74
    15
    8. Malaria
    36.02
    24
     
    43.84
    12
    9. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
     
    36.10
    19
    10. Lung Disease
    34.27
    37
     
    29.04
    52
    11. Hypertension
    31.76
    20
     
    23.75
    42
    12. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
     
    13.86
    62
    13. Liver Disease
    25.03
    53
     
    21.97
    64
    14. Maternal Conditions
    24.90
    16
     
    13.91
    31
    15. Low Birth Weight
    24.39
    15
     
    13.19
    51
    16. Malnutrition
    24.30
    10
     
    9.11
    45
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    20.11
    8
     
    11.49
    37
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.53
    116
     
    33.80
    74
    19. Meningitis
    19.51
    21
     
    9.52
    38
    20. Birth Trauma
    19.33
    15
     
    9.52
    59
    21. Asthma
    17.72
    22
     
    10.95
    58
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.36
    96
     
    14.52
    125
    23. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
     
    16.28
    98
    24. Violence
    14.82
    24
     
    11.53
    37
    25. Other Injuries
    14.74
    41
     
    9.01
    80
    26. Anemia
    13.19
    9
     
    7.35
    22
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.19
    29
     
    11.13
    44
    28. Suicide
    12.22
    56
     
    11.89
    63
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
     
    8.96
    42
    30. Drownings
    9.37
    25
     
    6.22
    56
    31. Syphilis
    8.00
    6
     
    1.51
    46
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.93
    26
     
    5.08
    63
    33. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    153
     
    8.43
    139
    34. Fires
    6.30
    31
     
    4.53
    48
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
     
    0.91
    157
    36. Epilepsy
    5.97
    22
     
    4.34
    38
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.95
    22
     
    4.39
    46
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.80
    85
     
    6.63
    73
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
     
    2.75
    159
    40. Falls
    5.26
    90
     
    4.78
    100
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
     
    4.70
    139
    42. Trypanosomiasis
    4.68
    2
     
    0.49
    8
    43. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
     
    1.26
    166
    44. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
     
    2.80
    140
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
     
    3.07
    142
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.11
    28
     
    2.90
    35
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    18
     
    1.66
    56
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
     
    1.99
    116
    49. Tetanus
    2.71
    15
     
    0.50
    58
    50. Pertussis
    2.63
    11
     
    1.80
    45
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Congo CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    84,332
    12.55
     
    2,873
    8.91
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51,222
    7.62
     
    1,246
    3.86
    3. Tuberculosis
    48,276
    7.19
     
    2,186
    6.78
    4. Malaria
    43,258
    6.44
     
    1,678
    5.20
    5. Low Birth Weight
    38,204
    5.69
     
    1,130
    3.50
    6. Stroke
    33,913
    5.05
     
    2,223
    6.89
    7. Birth Trauma
    30,270
    4.51
     
    816
    2.53
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25,899
    3.86
     
    1,233
    3.82
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    24,108
    3.59
     
    2,196
    6.81
    10. Malnutrition
    22,512
    3.35
     
    390
    1.21
    11. HIV/AIDS
    20,526
    3.06
     
    4,449
    13.79
    12. Meningitis
    18,627
    2.77
     
    430
    1.33
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    18,222
    2.71
     
    852
    2.64
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    16,810
    2.50
     
    454
    1.41
    15. Maternal Conditions
    16,040
    2.39
     
    572
    1.77
    16. Other Injuries
    11,821
    1.76
     
    401
    1.24
    17. Syphilis
    11,243
    1.67
     
    108
    0.33
    18. Lung Disease
    10,391
    1.55
     
    625
    1.94
    19. Violence
    10,322
    1.54
     
    466
    1.44
    20. Liver Disease
    9,466
    1.41
     
    564
    1.75
    21. Hypertension
    9,405
    1.40
     
    513
    1.59
    22. Drownings
    9,325
    1.39
     
    333
    1.03
    23. Suicide
    7,577
    1.13
     
    443
    1.37
    24. Anemia
    7,561
    1.13
     
    250
    0.78
    25. Asthma
    7,016
    1.04
     
    286
    0.89
    26. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,268
    0.93
     
    759
    2.35
    27. Cervical Cancer
    5,178
    0.77
     
    173
    0.54
    28. Fires
    5,142
    0.77
     
    199
    0.62
    29. Epilepsy
    4,465
    0.66
     
    187
    0.58
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,461
    0.66
     
    287
    0.89
    31. Prostate Cancer
    4,065
    0.61
     
    326
    1.01
    32. Liver Cancer
    3,912
    0.58
     
    245
    0.76
    33. Pertussis
    3,819
    0.57
     
    152
    0.47
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    3,466
    0.52
     
    22
    0.07
    35. Kidney Disease
    3,172
    0.47
     
    220
    0.68
    36. Breast Cancer
    3,056
    0.45
     
    216
    0.67
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,943
    0.44
     
    125
    0.39
    38. Poisonings
    2,802
    0.42
     
    82
    0.25
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,681
    0.40
     
    189
    0.59
    40. Falls
    2,634
    0.39
     
    146
    0.45
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,553
    0.38
     
    121
    0.38
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2,028
    0.30
     
    67
    0.21
    43. Tetanus
    1,948
    0.29
     
    23
    0.07
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,937
    0.29
     
    20
    0.06
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,781
    0.27
     
    119
    0.37
    46. Lymphomas
    1,665
    0.25
     
    71
    0.22
    47. Measles
    1,543
    0.23
     
    1,076
    3.34
    48. Oral Cancer
    1,473
    0.22
     
    30
    0.09
    49. Schistosomiasis
    1,276
    0.19
     
    77
    0.24
    50. Other Neoplasms
    1,220
    0.18
     
    57
    0.18
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Congo CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
     
    36.10
    19
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
     
    13.86
    62
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
     
    16.28
    98
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
     
    8.96
    42
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
     
    0.91
    157
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
     
    2.75
    159
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
     
    4.70
    139
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
     
    1.26
    166
    9. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
     
    2.80
    140
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
     
    3.07
    142
    11. Leukemia
    2.31
    144
     
    2.42
    142
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
     
    1.86
    68
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.99
    91
     
    0.78
    169
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.64
    108
     
    0.37
    180
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.26
    177
     
    1.36
    175
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    157
     
    0.85
    167
     
     
     
    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.