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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 2014 updates, 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
    42.5
    45.6
    44.0
    177
    177
    177
     
    51.4
    54.5
    52.9
    155
    154
    155
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
     
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2015
    58.3
    61.5
    59.8
    164
    163
    164
     
    63.2
    66.3
    64.7
    138
    144
    143
     
     
    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
    58.3
    61.5
    164
    163
     
    63.2
    66.3
    138
    144
    Age 5
    65.0
    67.5
    155
    159
     
    66.4
    69.0
    144
    149
    Age 10
    66.1
    68.7
    150
    155
     
    67.1
    69.6
    139
    150
    Age 15
    66.7
    69.3
    148
    154
     
    67.5
    70.0
    139
    151
    Age 20
    67.5
    69.9
    141
    153
     
    68.1
    70.4
    137
    151
    Age 25
    68.6
    70.7
    140
    153
     
    68.9
    71.0
    137
    151
    Age 30
    69.6
    71.5
    139
    152
     
    69.8
    71.8
    135
    151
    Age 35
    70.5
    72.4
    132
    152
     
    70.7
    72.6
    129
    151
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.2
    130
    154
     
    71.8
    73.7
    125
    146
    Age 45
    72.4
    74.1
    127
    153
     
    73.0
    74.9
    115
    143
    Age 50
    73.5
    75.0
    127
    152
     
    74.3
    76.1
    108
    137
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.1
    127
    151
     
    75.8
    77.3
    99
    127
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.3
    127
    152
     
    77.2
    78.5
    99
    124
    Age 65
    78.0
    78.8
    127
    151
     
    78.9
    79.9
    100
    124
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.8
    128
    150
     
    80.8
    81.6
    99
    123
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.1
    130
    148
     
    83.2
    83.8
    101
    122
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    129
    140
     
    86.0
    86.5
    105
    122
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
    89.3
    89.7
    108
    121
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.2
    135
    135
     
    93.1
    93.4
    113
    116
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    141
    131
     
    97.3
    97.5
    114
    111
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    149
    129
     
    101.8
    101.9
    117
    112
     
     
    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. Diarrhoeal diseases
    162.71
    2
     
    82.10
    10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    150.42
    24
     
    105.79
    37
    3. Stroke
    147.52
    27
     
    133.67
    40
    4. Malnutrition
    119.40
    2
     
    46.23
    17
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    104.11
    67
     
    111.88
    58
    6. Tuberculosis
    97.14
    7
     
    62.79
    17
    7. Malaria
    57.64
    15
     
    70.41
    3
    8. HIV/AIDS
    49.89
    35
     
    148.29
    21
    9. Maternal Conditions
    40.43
    6
     
    18.70
    26
    10. Meningitis
    39.77
    9
     
    20.87
    29
    11. Prostate Cancer
    36.17
    16
     
    36.19
    15
    12. Low Birth Weight
    35.73
    1
     
    25.96
    19
    13. Other Injuries
    32.48
    9
     
    23.48
    30
    14. Lung Disease
    31.49
    30
     
    33.59
    26
    15. Violence
    31.08
    12
     
    13.36
    37
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.08
    76
     
    31.82
    75
    17. Birth Trauma
    28.03
    6
     
    19.33
    22
    18. Cervical Cancer
    27.37
    12
     
    13.01
    56
    19. Liver Disease
    26.34
    41
     
    24.88
    46
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    24.16
    7
     
    18.37
    17
    21. Hypertension
    23.85
    31
     
    22.31
    36
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.53
    48
     
    17.53
    82
    23. Kidney Disease
    17.85
    55
     
    13.73
    90
    24. Breast Cancer
    14.98
    96
     
    14.55
    100
    25. Anemia
    14.06
    11
     
    5.47
    26
    26. Drownings
    12.35
    8
     
    7.02
    38
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    12.19
    11
     
    11.90
    18
    28. Trypanosomiasis
    12.02
    3
     
    0.88
    10
    29. Fires
    11.92
    22
     
    7.48
    42
    30. Measles
    11.82
    4
     
    1.47
    40
    31. Asthma
    10.86
    34
     
    7.97
    64
    32. Liver Cancer
    10.16
    32
     
    8.61
    43
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.16
    53
     
    10.29
    52
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.15
    16
     
    6.80
    55
    35. Suicide
    10.09
    69
     
    9.56
    76
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.47
    25
     
    6.03
    41
    37. Epilepsy
    7.62
    38
     
    5.75
    42
    38. Falls
    7.49
    65
     
    7.36
    67
    39. Poisonings
    6.00
    16
     
    2.91
    50
    40. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    83
     
    2.68
    149
    41. Schistosomiasis
    5.50
    9
     
    4.10
    19
    42. Skin Disease
    5.30
    32
     
    4.03
    47
    43. Encephalitis
    4.85
    1
     
    2.86
    16
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.81
    129
     
    4.15
    133
    45. Syphilis
    4.22
    9
     
    1.21
    51
    46. Lymphomas
    4.02
    104
     
    2.43
    139
    47. Oral Cancer
    3.91
    65
     
    1.22
    158
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    59
     
    0.82
    151
    49. Tetanus
    3.25
    7
     
    1.03
    26
    50. Ovary Cancer
    3.17
    127
     
    2.81
    142
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Congo CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    109,834
    12.81
     
    3,394
    8.11
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    96,342
    11.24
     
    3,749
    8.96
    3. Malaria
    65,552
    7.65
     
    4,503
    10.77
    4. Malnutrition
    60,646
    7.07
     
    1,361
    3.26
    5. Low Birth Weight
    46,985
    5.48
     
    2,107
    5.04
    6. Stroke
    38,491
    4.49
     
    2,637
    6.31
    7. Birth Trauma
    36,855
    4.30
     
    1,569
    3.75
    8. Tuberculosis
    35,789
    4.17
     
    1,802
    4.31
    9. Meningitis
    29,897
    3.49
     
    897
    2.14
    10. HIV/AIDS
    27,354
    3.19
     
    5,258
    12.57
    11. Coronary Heart Disease
    27,307
    3.19
     
    2,220
    5.31
    12. Other Injuries
    23,343
    2.72
     
    1,036
    2.48
    13. Maternal Conditions
    21,598
    2.52
     
    695
    1.66
    14. Violence
    18,563
    2.17
     
    533
    1.27
    15. Measles
    15,464
    1.80
     
    106
    0.25
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    14,549
    1.70
     
    905
    2.16
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    14,486
    1.69
     
    667
    1.60
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    13,525
    1.58
     
    688
    1.64
    19. Drownings
    10,241
    1.19
     
    352
    0.84
    20. Liver Disease
    9,656
    1.13
     
    645
    1.54
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,137
    1.07
     
    684
    1.64
    22. Fires
    8,515
    0.99
     
    313
    0.75
    23. Lung Disease
    8,486
    0.99
     
    657
    1.57
    24. Trypanosomiasis
    8,292
    0.97
     
    39
    0.09
    25. Kidney Disease
    7,209
    0.84
     
    357
    0.85
    26. Anemia
    6,603
    0.77
     
    163
    0.39
    27. Hypertension
    6,247
    0.73
     
    441
    1.05
    28. Suicide
    5,248
    0.61
     
    338
    0.81
    29. Epilepsy
    4,790
    0.56
     
    231
    0.55
    30. Syphilis
    4,745
    0.55
     
    90
    0.21
    31. Cervical Cancer
    4,711
    0.55
     
    154
    0.37
    32. Tetanus
    4,208
    0.49
     
    81
    0.19
    33. Poisonings
    4,079
    0.48
     
    123
    0.29
    34. Asthma
    4,060
    0.47
     
    196
    0.47
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,966
    0.46
     
    272
    0.65
    36. Falls
    3,834
    0.45
     
    237
    0.57
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,719
    0.43
     
    170
    0.41
    38. Liver Cancer
    3,438
    0.40
     
    223
    0.53
    39. Prostate Cancer
    3,334
    0.39
     
    286
    0.68
    40. Pertussis
    3,131
    0.37
     
    170
    0.41
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,086
    0.36
     
    140
    0.34
    42. Encephalitis
    3,011
    0.35
     
    109
    0.26
    43. Breast Cancer
    2,711
    0.32
     
    185
    0.44
    44. Skin Disease
    2,255
    0.26
     
    111
    0.26
    45. Stomach Cancer
    1,800
    0.21
     
    61
    0.15
    46. Schistosomiasis
    1,786
    0.21
     
    99
    0.24
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,475
    0.17
     
    100
    0.24
    48. War
    1,431
    0.17
     
    0
    0.00
    49. Lymphomas
    1,424
    0.17
     
    59
    0.14
    50. Appendicitis
    1,300
    0.15
     
    47
    0.11
     
     
    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
    36.17
    16
     
    36.19
    15
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.37
    12
     
    13.01
    56
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.98
    96
     
    14.55
    100
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.16
    32
     
    8.61
    43
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    83
     
    2.68
    149
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.81
    129
     
    4.15
    133
    7. Lymphomas
    4.02
    104
     
    2.43
    139
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.91
    65
     
    1.22
    158
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    59
     
    0.82
    151
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.17
    127
     
    2.81
    142
    11. Leukemia
    2.44
    132
     
    2.20
    138
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
     
    1.92
    62
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.15
    80
     
    0.77
    159
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.65
    102
     
    0.32
    172
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.01
    148
     
    0.67
    165
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.98
    168
     
    1.13
    165
     
     
     
    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.