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Equatorial Guinea
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Compare Equatorial Guinea and Gabon 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
     
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    35.4
    38.4
    36.9
    161
    157
    159
     
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    38.4
    41.5
    39.9
    165
    162
    163
     
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    41.5
    44.6
    43.0
    168
    165
    167
     
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    45.2
    48.4
    46.8
    173
    171
    172
     
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    51.2
    54.3
    52.7
    156
    152
    153
     
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    54.9
    57.3
    56.1
    168
    167
    168
     
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    57.9
    61.7
    59.5
    171
    167
    172
     
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    57.9
    61.7
    171
    167
     
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    63.9
    67.3
    167
    163
     
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    64.7
    68.1
    166
    163
     
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    65.0
    68.5
    168
    164
     
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    65.8
    69.1
    168
    164
     
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    66.8
    69.9
    167
    164
     
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    67.8
    70.8
    167
    162
     
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    68.8
    71.8
    166
    161
     
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.8
    163
    162
     
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    71.3
    73.9
    161
    161
     
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    72.8
    75.0
    154
    161
     
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.2
    137
    158
     
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.5
    133
    157
     
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    78.0
    79.0
    135
    157
     
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    80.2
    80.9
    133
    155
     
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.2
    135
    149
     
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    133
    144
     
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.4
    133
    137
     
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    152.73
    12
     
    97.97
    21
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    141.17
    17
     
    97.67
    33
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.86
    74
     
    98.20
    119
    4. Stroke
    112.47
    54
     
    103.58
    64
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    95.77
    10
     
    52.63
    35
    6. Lung Disease
    41.24
    22
     
    26.53
    63
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.44
    43
     
    23.86
    52
    8. Malaria
    36.37
    23
     
    25.21
    33
    9. Liver Disease
    31.50
    32
     
    21.65
    65
    10. Hypertension
    30.09
    25
     
    25.30
    36
    11. Suicide
    26.38
    8
     
    12.51
    51
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    26.37
    3
     
    11.63
    35
    13. Low Birth Weight
    23.98
    16
     
    16.71
    38
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.63
    61
     
    25.99
    51
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.78
    57
     
    23.28
    48
    16. Birth Trauma
    20.88
    12
     
    12.00
    44
    17. Prostate Cancer
    20.80
    61
     
    10.59
    131
    18. Other Injuries
    18.84
    23
     
    9.18
    76
    19. Kidney Disease
    18.57
    71
     
    11.38
    114
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    16.45
    8
     
    12.03
    39
    21. Meningitis
    15.92
    29
     
    7.52
    42
    22. Drownings
    15.40
    3
     
    6.09
    60
    23. Asthma
    14.63
    32
     
    8.54
    72
    24. Cervical Cancer
    14.08
    58
     
    8.19
    89
    25. Breast Cancer
    13.57
    125
     
    6.43
    175
    26. Tuberculosis
    12.96
    66
     
    86.56
    12
    27. Malnutrition
    12.93
    32
     
    6.28
    51
    28. Maternal Conditions
    12.64
    34
     
    8.09
    43
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.71
    32
     
    7.62
    56
    30. Falls
    9.46
    50
     
    6.04
    78
    31. Anemia
    9.32
    17
     
    5.90
    24
    32. Fires
    9.09
    7
     
    4.08
    57
    33. Measles
    9.06
    8
     
    3.47
    20
    34. Epilepsy
    7.58
    11
     
    4.02
    41
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.66
    54
     
    3.92
    77
    36. Liver Cancer
    5.45
    89
     
    4.54
    112
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.41
    28
     
    3.71
    61
    38. Oral Cancer
    5.20
    37
     
    3.98
    68
    39. Skin Disease
    5.01
    26
     
    4.14
    36
    40. Lung Cancers
    4.26
    139
     
    6.21
    128
    41. Lymphomas
    4.14
    116
     
    2.86
    138
    42. Other Neoplasms
    3.81
    50
     
    2.51
    99
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.81
    157
     
    3.78
    159
    44. Violence
    3.53
    119
     
    9.64
    53
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.24
    138
     
    3.68
    117
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.17
    26
     
    2.69
    37
    47. Poisonings
    2.75
    28
     
    1.45
    63
    48. Alcohol
    2.60
    48
     
    1.18
    118
    49. Drug Use
    2.55
    41
     
    1.37
    87
    50. Pertussis
    2.46
    14
     
    1.88
    36
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    1,070
    13.61
     
    1,376
    10.78
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    936
    11.91
     
    1,345
    10.54
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    486
    6.18
     
    1,079
    8.45
    4. Stroke
    439
    5.58
     
    1,141
    8.94
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    411
    5.23
     
    579
    4.54
    6. Low Birth Weight
    346
    4.40
     
    451
    3.53
    7. Malaria
    345
    4.39
     
    405
    3.17
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    326
    4.15
     
    383
    3.00
    9. Birth Trauma
    302
    3.84
     
    324
    2.54
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    210
    2.67
     
    302
    2.37
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    196
    2.49
     
    173
    1.36
    12. Suicide
    191
    2.43
     
    189
    1.48
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    175
    2.23
     
    391
    3.06
    14. Liver Disease
    163
    2.07
     
    249
    1.95
    15. Other Injuries
    155
    1.97
     
    152
    1.19
    16. Lung Disease
    154
    1.96
     
    292
    2.29
    17. Drownings
    146
    1.86
     
    116
    0.91
    18. Meningitis
    139
    1.77
     
    128
    1.00
    19. Measles
    127
    1.62
     
    93
    0.73
    20. Malnutrition
    119
    1.51
     
    96
    0.75
    21. Hypertension
    116
    1.48
     
    278
    2.18
    22. Maternal Conditions
    95
    1.21
     
    133
    1.04
    23. Kidney Disease
    92
    1.17
     
    135
    1.06
    24. Asthma
    75
    0.95
     
    103
    0.81
    25. Fires
    73
    0.93
     
    66
    0.52
    26. Anemia
    65
    0.83
     
    81
    0.63
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    65
    0.83
     
    255
    2.00
    28. Tuberculosis
    61
    0.78
     
    1,044
    8.18
    29. Epilepsy
    61
    0.78
     
    66
    0.52
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    58
    0.74
     
    93
    0.73
    31. Falls
    53
    0.67
     
    78
    0.61
    32. Breast Cancer
    37
    0.47
     
    38
    0.30
    33. Cervical Cancer
    36
    0.46
     
    47
    0.37
    34. Pertussis
    35
    0.45
     
    51
    0.40
    35. Prostate Cancer
    32
    0.41
     
    51
    0.40
    36. Lymphomas
    32
    0.41
     
    40
    0.31
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    30
    0.38
     
    45
    0.35
    38. Oral Cancer
    29
    0.37
     
    43
    0.34
    39. Liver Cancer
    28
    0.36
     
    55
    0.43
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    27
    0.34
     
    45
    0.35
    41. Violence
    27
    0.34
     
    155
    1.21
    42. Skin Disease
    25
    0.32
     
    50
    0.39
    43. Poisonings
    25
    0.32
     
    26
    0.20
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    21
    0.27
     
    45
    0.35
    45. Lung Cancers
    21
    0.27
     
    69
    0.54
    46. Other Neoplasms
    20
    0.25
     
    28
    0.22
    47. Tetanus
    18
    0.23
     
    10
    0.08
    48. Drug Use
    18
    0.23
     
    21
    0.16
    49. Schistosomiasis
    17
    0.22
     
    32
    0.25
    50. Alcohol
    16
    0.20
     
    15
    0.12
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    20.80
    61
     
    10.59
    131
    2. Cervical Cancer
    14.08
    58
     
    8.19
    89
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.57
    125
     
    6.43
    175
    4. Liver Cancer
    5.45
    89
     
    4.54
    112
    5. Oral Cancer
    5.20
    37
     
    3.98
    68
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.26
    139
     
    6.21
    128
    7. Lymphomas
    4.14
    116
     
    2.86
    138
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.81
    157
     
    3.78
    159
    9. Ovary Cancer
    3.24
    138
     
    3.68
    117
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    171
     
    2.35
    170
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.00
    90
     
    2.57
    73
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.92
    88
     
    1.90
    90
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    129
     
    2.83
    79
    14. Leukemia
    1.04
    171
     
    1.39
    160
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.68
    146
     
    0.83
    135
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    173
     
    0.93
    163
     
     
     
    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.