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HEALTH PROFILE: Afghanistan

Afghanistan
COUNTRY PROFILE
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Afghanistan

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Afghanistan. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Afghanistan Population Pyramid
 
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    Afghanistan
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN 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
    287.94
    12
    2. Stroke
    137.69
    13
    3. War
    85.58
    3
    4. Tuberculosis
    77.66
    15
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    62.74
    22
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    50.61
    66
    7. Kidney Disease
    41.78
    9
    8. Lung Disease
    41.05
    25
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34.45
    36
    10. Low Birth Weight
    25.91
    6
    11. Breast Cancer
    23.65
    21
    12. Birth Trauma
    20.92
    13
    13. Liver Disease
    17.91
    86
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.68
    90
    15. Asthma
    15.66
    25
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    15.31
    63
    17. Stomach Cancer
    14.65
    19
    18. Maternal Conditions
    11.48
    34
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    11.37
    25
    20. Falls
    10.77
    43
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.51
    13
    22. Hypertension
    10.27
    108
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.10
    16
    24. Other Injuries
    8.80
    75
    25. Oral Cancer
    8.48
    11
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Violence
    8.37
    67
    27. Meningitis
    8.34
    40
    28. Lung Cancers
    7.57
    115
    29. Cervical Cancer
    7.53
    95
    30. Lymphomas
    7.21
    33
    31. Drownings
    6.94
    34
    32. Other Neoplasms
    6.58
    7
    33. Suicide
    6.42
    125
    34. Liver Cancer
    6.16
    77
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    6.05
    70
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.45
    32
    37. Prostate Cancer
    5.28
    163
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    134
    39. Uterin Cancer
    4.58
    23
    40. Ovary Cancer
    4.02
    109
    41. Syphilis
    3.72
    23
    42. Leukemia
    3.40
    114
    43. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.19
    149
    44. Bladder Cancer
    3.01
    58
    45. Epilepsy
    2.52
    54
    46. Tetanus
    2.24
    14
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    2.01
    103
    48. Malnutrition
    1.90
    85
    49. HIV/AIDS
    1.60
    110
    50. Fires
    1.58
    92
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,121
    14.39
    2. War
    27,355
    12.25
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17,048
    7.64
    4. Low Birth Weight
    15,362
    6.88
    5. Stroke
    14,975
    6.71
    6. Birth Trauma
    12,403
    5.56
    7. Tuberculosis
    11,580
    5.19
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,333
    3.28
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    7,056
    3.16
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    6,310
    2.83
    11. Kidney Disease
    5,332
    2.39
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,253
    2.35
    13. Lung Disease
    4,299
    1.93
    14. Maternal Conditions
    3,527
    1.58
    15. Falls
    3,392
    1.52
    16. Meningitis
    3,163
    1.42
    17. Drownings
    2,915
    1.31
    18. Liver Disease
    2,621
    1.17
    19. Violence
    2,565
    1.15
    20. Other Injuries
    2,510
    1.12
    21. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,363
    1.06
    22. Syphilis
    2,199
    0.98
    23. Asthma
    2,144
    0.96
    24. Stomach Cancer
    1,939
    0.87
    25. Breast Cancer
    1,933
    0.87
      Deaths %
    26. Lymphomas
    1,734
    0.78
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    1,650
    0.74
    28. Suicide
    1,618
    0.72
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,405
    0.63
    30. Tetanus
    1,297
    0.58
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,254
    0.56
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,250
    0.56
    33. Leukemia
    1,242
    0.56
    34. Hypertension
    1,117
    0.50
    35. Lung Cancers
    1,105
    0.49
    36. Other Neoplasms
    1,092
    0.49
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    951
    0.43
    38. Liver Cancer
    859
    0.38
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    847
    0.38
    40. Epilepsy
    825
    0.37
    41. Measles
    770
    0.34
    42. Malnutrition
    657
    0.29
    43. Cervical Cancer
    628
    0.28
    44. Fires
    463
    0.21
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    428
    0.19
    46. Poisonings
    412
    0.18
    47. Bladder Cancer
    363
    0.16
    48. HIV/AIDS
    360
    0.16
    49. Uterin Cancer
    348
    0.16
    50. Ovary Cancer
    320
    0.14
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.65
    21
    2. Stomach Cancer
    14.65
    19
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.51
    13
    4. Oral Cancer
    8.48
    11
    5. Lung Cancers
    7.57
    115
    6. Cervical Cancer
    7.53
    95
    7. Lymphomas
    7.21
    33
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.16
    77
      Rate World Rank
    9. Prostate Cancer
    5.28
    163
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    134
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.58
    23
    12. Ovary Cancer
    4.02
    109
    13. Leukemia
    3.40
    114
    14. Bladder Cancer
    3.01
    58
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.56
    96
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.53
    152
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.2
    182
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    3.2
    7.6
    172
    172
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.63
    139
    Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    34.125m
    39
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    29
    Population 0-14
    40.9%
    27
    Population 15-64
    56.5%
    163
    Population 65 +
    2.6%
    184
    Birth Rate / 1000
    37.90
    12
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.40
    10
    Fertility Rate
    5.12
    10
    Infant Mortality
    110.60
    1
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.03
    135
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    42
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    51
    Net Migration
    -0.90
    116
    Population Growth
    2.40%
    23
    Literacy Total
    38.2%
    182
    Literacy Male
    52.0%
    147
    Literacy Female
    24.2%
    150
    Unemployment
    35.0%
    10
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    62.7
    157
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    53.0
    165
    GDP per Capita USD
    $1,900
    174

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.