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HEALTH PROFILE : Cape Verde

Cape Verde
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Cape Verde

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Cape Verde including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.7
    52.2
    87
    87
    87
    1970
    55.2
    58.2
    56.7
    90
    93
    92
    1980
    59.1
    63.0
    61.0
    98
    99
    97
    1990
    62.7
    68.0
    65.3
    107
    106
    108
    2000
    68.2
    71.4
    69.9
    79
    99
    95
    2010
    70.6
    74.2
    72.5
    77
    99
    94
    2016
    71.1
    75.0
    73.2
    85
    107
    95
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.1
    75.0
    85
    107
    Age 5
    72.8
    76.5
    80
    105
    Age 10
    72.9
    76.5
    80
    106
    Age 15
    73.0
    76.6
    82
    106
    Age 20
    73.2
    76.7
    83
    106
    Age 25
    73.5
    76.9
    85
    105
    Age 30
    73.8
    77.1
    86
    106
    Age 35
    74.0
    77.3
    88
    107
    Age 40
    74.3
    77.5
    88
    107
    Age 45
    74.7
    77.9
    90
    107
    Age 50
    75.3
    78.3
    93
    107
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.9
    101
    108
    Age 60
    77.2
    79.7
    106
    108
    Age 65
    78.7
    80.8
    111
    109
    Age 70
    80.6
    82.2
    115
    109
    Age 75
    82.9
    84.1
    123
    115
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.6
    124
    119
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.7
    135
    124
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    140.48
    20
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    123.58
    84
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    83.78
    49
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.78
    68
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.16
    56
    6. HIV/AIDS
    19.06
    54
    7. Cervical Cancer
    18.85
    37
    8. Lung Disease
    18.77
    122
    9. Kidney Disease
    18.71
    70
    10. Liver Disease
    18.19
    79
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.47
    94
    12. Liver Cancer
    15.79
    18
    13. Prostate Cancer
    15.57
    97
    14. Breast Cancer
    13.55
    126
    15. Suicide
    11.65
    67
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    10.87
    51
    17. Low Birth Weight
    9.15
    75
    18. Asthma
    8.73
    71
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8.68
    70
    20. Tuberculosis
    8.10
    82
    21. Other Injuries
    8.08
    94
    22. Hypertension
    7.57
    134
    23. Violence
    5.96
    85
    24. Drownings
    4.78
    78
    25. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Stomach Cancer
    4.73
    111
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.32
    145
    28. Birth Trauma
    3.76
    81
    29. Meningitis
    3.54
    62
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.46
    149
    31. Falls
    3.20
    133
    32. Epilepsy
    2.76
    59
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    2.67
    146
    34. Drug Use
    2.41
    43
    35. Skin Disease
    2.25
    77
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.15
    88
    37. Malnutrition
    2.04
    89
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.99
    115
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.96
    119
    40. Fires
    1.63
    93
    41. Lung Cancers
    1.39
    174
    42. Maternal Conditions
    1.35
    86
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    1.21
    76
    44. Lymphomas
    0.97
    182
    45. Encephalitis
    0.91
    66
    46. Appendicitis
    0.87
    70
    47. Bladder Cancer
    0.81
    165
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    65
    49. Alcohol
    0.79
    136
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.78
    139
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    487
    19.05
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    424
    16.59
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    310
    12.13
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    122
    4.77
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    111
    4.34
    6. HIV/AIDS
    91
    3.56
    7. Kidney Disease
    67
    2.62
    8. Lung Disease
    64
    2.50
    9. Liver Disease
    63
    2.46
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    63
    2.46
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    62
    2.43
    12. Liver Cancer
    57
    2.23
    13. Low Birth Weight
    56
    2.19
    14. Suicide
    44
    1.72
    15. Cervical Cancer
    38
    1.49
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    37
    1.45
    17. Other Injuries
    33
    1.29
    18. Asthma
    31
    1.21
    19. Violence
    31
    1.21
    20. Tuberculosis
    29
    1.13
    21. Breast Cancer
    29
    1.13
    22. Hypertension
    26
    1.02
    23. Birth Trauma
    23
    0.90
    24. Prostate Cancer
    22
    0.86
    25. Drownings
    21
    0.82
      Deaths %
    26. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.63
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16
    0.63
    28. Meningitis
    15
    0.59
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    13
    0.51
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    12
    0.47
    31. Epilepsy
    11
    0.43
    32. Falls
    11
    0.43
    33. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.39
    34. Malnutrition
    9
    0.35
    35. Drug Use
    9
    0.35
    36. Maternal Conditions
    8
    0.31
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8
    0.31
    38. Skin Disease
    8
    0.31
    39. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.27
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7
    0.27
    41. Fires
    6
    0.23
    42. Lung Cancers
    5
    0.20
    43. Syphilis
    4
    0.16
    44. Encephalitis
    4
    0.16
    45. Lymphomas
    4
    0.16
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    4
    0.16
    47. Hepatitis B
    3
    0.12
    48. Skin Cancers
    3
    0.12
    49. Bladder Cancer
    3
    0.12
    50. Alcohol
    3
    0.12
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    18.85
    37
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.79
    18
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.57
    97
    4. Breast Cancer
    13.55
    126
    5. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.73
    111
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.32
    145
    8. Lung Cancers
    1.39
    174
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    0.97
    182
    10. Bladder Cancer
    0.81
    165
    11. Skin Cancers
    0.78
    139
    12. Uterin Cancer
    0.67
    173
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.33
    180
    14. Leukemia
    0.15
    182
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.13
    181
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.08
    183
     
     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.7
    102
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.2
    3.5
    100
    90
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    6.9
    16.3
    131
    135
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Cape Verde CAPE VERDE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    560,899
    165
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    166
    Population 0-14
    29.1%
    77
    Population 15-64
    65.7%
    92
    Population 65 +
    5.2%
    116
    Birth Rate / 1000
    20.00
    76
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.00
    144
    Fertility Rate
    2.24
    89
    Infant Mortality
    21.90
    75
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    146
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    163
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.95
    169
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.61
    181
    Net Migration
    -0.60
    111
    Population Growth
    1.30%
    76
    Literacy Total
    86.8%
    122
    Literacy Male
    91.7%
    82
    Literacy Female
    82.0%
    98
    Unemployment
    9.0%
    78
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    73.2
    95
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    64.5
    97
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $6,900
    127
     
     
     

    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.