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HEALTH PROFILE: Benin

Benin
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Benin

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

Benin Population Pyramid
 
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    Benin
    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
    Benin BENIN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    40.5
    42.9
    41.7
    140
    137
    138
    1970
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    139
    138
    138
    1980
    48.6
    51.8
    50.1
    145
    142
    143
    1990
    52.0
    54.5
    53.2
    152
    153
    153
    2000
    54.1
    56.6
    55.4
    149
    149
    149
    2010
    57.5
    59.9
    58.7
    155
    157
    155
    2016
    59.7
    62.4
    61.1
    162
    163
    163
    Benin BENIN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.7
    62.4
    162
    163
    Age 5
    66.3
    68.8
    149
    156
    Age 10
    67.2
    69.7
    145
    154
    Age 15
    67.7
    70.1
    144
    154
    Age 20
    68.4
    70.7
    142
    153
    Age 25
    69.3
    71.4
    136
    152
    Age 30
    70.2
    72.2
    130
    152
    Age 35
    71.1
    73.0
    129
    149
    Age 40
    72.0
    73.7
    121
    150
    Age 45
    72.9
    74.6
    123
    152
    Age 50
    74.0
    75.5
    125
    152
    Age 55
    75.2
    76.5
    124
    154
    Age 60
    76.6
    77.7
    124
    153
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.2
    124
    151
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.0
    127
    148
    Age 75
    82.8
    83.3
    128
    144
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.1
    128
    142
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.5
    131
    136
    Benin BENIN TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    142.40
    11
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    132.41
    85
    3. Stroke
    109.77
    45
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    97.27
    15
    5. Malaria
    41.16
    18
    6. Liver Disease
    36.71
    21
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.68
    26
    8. Lung Disease
    33.78
    44
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    32.79
    79
    10. HIV/AIDS
    28.67
    40
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    27.20
    76
    12. Meningitis
    26.10
    12
    13. Low Birth Weight
    24.64
    12
    14. Kidney Disease
    23.90
    51
    15. Malnutrition
    21.89
    23
    16. Prostate Cancer
    21.47
    57
    17. Breast Cancer
    19.88
    46
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    19.69
    7
    19. Birth Trauma
    18.63
    16
    20. Other Injuries
    17.58
    14
    21. Tuberculosis
    17.39
    59
    22. Falls
    16.12
    26
    23. Suicide
    15.66
    23
    24. Maternal Conditions
    14.35
    27
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    14.18
    5
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Hypertension
    13.20
    83
    27. Cervical Cancer
    13.12
    61
    28. Asthma
    12.43
    37
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.82
    34
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.28
    30
    31. Drownings
    7.55
    26
    32. Violence
    6.72
    78
    33. Schistosomiasis
    6.51
    4
    34. Fires
    6.31
    26
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.27
    70
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.86
    26
    37. Epilepsy
    4.44
    15
    38. Skin Disease
    4.27
    43
    39. Ovary Cancer
    4.08
    104
    40. Hepatitis B
    4.00
    15
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.92
    156
    42. Other Neoplasms
    3.50
    60
    43. Poisonings
    3.17
    13
    44. Appendicitis
    2.97
    11
    45. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    167
    46. Lymphomas
    2.54
    165
    47. Alcohol
    2.41
    58
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    2.02
    132
    49. Drug Use
    1.97
    41
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.85
    117
    Benin BENIN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,616
    13.39
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8,581
    9.89
    3. Malaria
    6,258
    7.21
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,573
    6.42
    5. Stroke
    5,042
    5.81
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,957
    5.71
    7. Birth Trauma
    3,747
    4.32
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,229
    3.72
    9. Malnutrition
    3,043
    3.51
    10. Meningitis
    2,584
    2.98
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    2,524
    2.91
    12. HIV/AIDS
    2,378
    2.74
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    2,278
    2.63
    14. Liver Disease
    2,184
    2.52
    15. Other Injuries
    1,745
    2.01
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,515
    1.75
    17. Lung Disease
    1,488
    1.72
    18. Kidney Disease
    1,429
    1.65
    19. Maternal Conditions
    1,355
    1.56
    20. Suicide
    1,077
    1.24
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,053
    1.21
    22. Alzheimers & Dementia
    897
    1.03
    23. Falls
    880
    1.01
    24. Drownings
    861
    0.99
    25. Violence
    694
    0.80
      Deaths %
    26. Asthma
    662
    0.76
    27. Liver Cancer
    642
    0.74
    28. Breast Cancer
    635
    0.73
    29. Hypertension
    593
    0.68
    30. Fires
    551
    0.64
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    470
    0.54
    32. Epilepsy
    412
    0.47
    33. Schistosomiasis
    396
    0.46
    34. Poisonings
    382
    0.44
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    381
    0.44
    36. Cervical Cancer
    379
    0.44
    37. Prostate Cancer
    342
    0.39
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    323
    0.37
    39. Hepatitis B
    317
    0.37
    40. Measles
    300
    0.35
    41. Skin Disease
    252
    0.29
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    221
    0.25
    43. Syphilis
    208
    0.24
    44. Other Neoplasms
    207
    0.24
    45. Appendicitis
    194
    0.22
    46. Lymphomas
    175
    0.20
    47. Drug Use
    164
    0.19
    48. Tetanus
    153
    0.18
    49. Alcohol
    147
    0.17
    50. Stomach Cancer
    142
    0.16
    Benin BENIN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.47
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.88
    46
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.12
    61
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.82
    34
    5. Ovary Cancer
    4.08
    104
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.92
    156
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    167
    8. Lymphomas
    2.54
    165
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.02
    132
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    158
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.63
    117
    12. Leukemia
    1.10
    173
    13. Lung Cancers
    0.97
    181
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.92
    170
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.91
    140
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.77
    171
    Benin BENIN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.0
    133
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    17.7
    1.0
    115
    116
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.7
    14.2
    149
    140
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.14
    130
    Benin BENIN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11.039m
    81
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    49
    Population 0-14
    42.7%
    16
    Population 15-64
    54.5%
    176
    Population 65 +
    2.9%
    175
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.00
    21
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.90
    81
    Fertility Rate
    4.77
    17
    Infant Mortality
    52.80
    23
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    66
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    105
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    78
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.65
    166
    Net Migration
    0.00
    60
    Population Growth
    2.70%
    13
    Literacy Total
    38.4%
    181
    Literacy Male
    49.9%
    149
    Literacy Female
    27.3%
    148
    Unemployment
    1.0%
    179
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    61.1
    163
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    53.5
    164
    GDP per Capita USD
    $2,200
    168

    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.