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HEALTH PROFILE: Colombia

Colombia
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Colombia

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

Colombia Population Pyramid
 
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    Colombia
    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
    Colombia COLOMBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    55.1
    58.6
    56.8
    69
    70
    70
    1970
    59.2
    63.0
    61.1
    79
    75
    79
    1980
    62.9
    68.6
    65.7
    78
    78
    78
    1990
    64.5
    72.5
    68.4
    91
    73
    83
    2000
    67.5
    75.3
    71.4
    88
    63
    76
    2010
    70.0
    77.2
    73.6
    88
    65
    78
    2016
    71.5
    78.8
    75.1
    81
    60
    75
    Colombia COLOMBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.5
    78.8
    81
    60
    Age 5
    72.7
    79.9
    82
    55
    Age 10
    72.9
    80.0
    82
    55
    Age 15
    73.0
    80.1
    81
    55
    Age 20
    73.8
    80.3
    76
    52
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.6
    68
    50
    Age 30
    75.5
    80.8
    61
    49
    Age 35
    76.2
    81.1
    54
    47
    Age 40
    76.9
    81.4
    49
    49
    Age 45
    77.5
    81.7
    49
    50
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.1
    54
    51
    Age 55
    78.9
    82.7
    57
    51
    Age 60
    80.0
    83.5
    53
    50
    Age 65
    81.3
    84.5
    52
    50
    Age 70
    83.0
    85.7
    54
    51
    Age 75
    85.3
    87.4
    52
    47
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.6
    44
    38
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    33
    25
    Colombia COLOMBIA 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
    110.23
    113
    2. Stroke
    41.97
    133
    3. Violence
    41.56
    5
    4. Lung Disease
    24.34
    80
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.72
    100
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.53
    72
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    21.33
    116
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.52
    62
    9. Breast Cancer
    17.30
    82
    10. Stomach Cancer
    17.16
    8
    11. Kidney Disease
    14.34
    97
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.19
    86
    13. Hypertension
    12.91
    86
    14. Cervical Cancer
    11.98
    69
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.92
    70
    16. Other Neoplasms
    9.46
    2
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.15
    79
    18. HIV/AIDS
    8.10
    76
    19. Liver Disease
    7.23
    151
    20. Suicide
    7.00
    119
    21. Lymphomas
    6.93
    42
    22. Leukemia
    6.44
    5
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.75
    102
    24. Liver Cancer
    5.71
    89
    25. Other Injuries
    5.51
    127
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    5.42
    50
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
    28. Malnutrition
    4.67
    67
    29. Falls
    4.58
    101
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    4.27
    100
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.74
    134
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3.62
    168
    33. Tuberculosis
    3.24
    102
    34. Skin Disease
    3.06
    71
    35. Drownings
    2.94
    105
    36. Asthma
    2.63
    105
    37. Skin Cancers
    2.49
    36
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.28
    100
    39. Oral Cancer
    2.10
    135
    40. Epilepsy
    2.03
    74
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.86
    124
    42. Encephalitis
    1.83
    30
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.81
    114
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.68
    119
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.54
    129
    46. Uterin Cancer
    1.39
    131
    47. Maternal Conditions
    1.28
    87
    48. Drug Use
    0.91
    111
    49. Meningitis
    0.89
    101
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    0.78
    11
    Colombia COLOMBIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49,825
    20.76
    2. Violence
    20,968
    8.74
    3. Stroke
    18,994
    7.91
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,748
    4.48
    5. Lung Disease
    10,728
    4.47
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,627
    4.43
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,732
    4.05
    8. Stomach Cancer
    7,980
    3.32
    9. Kidney Disease
    6,527
    2.72
    10. Lung Cancers
    6,471
    2.70
    11. Hypertension
    5,794
    2.41
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,062
    2.11
    13. Breast Cancer
    4,520
    1.88
    14. Other Neoplasms
    4,392
    1.83
    15. HIV/AIDS
    4,122
    1.72
    16. Prostate Cancer
    3,849
    1.60
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    3,519
    1.47
    18. Suicide
    3,486
    1.45
    19. Liver Disease
    3,393
    1.41
    20. Lymphomas
    3,246
    1.35
    21. Cervical Cancer
    3,100
    1.29
    22. Leukemia
    3,045
    1.27
    23. Other Injuries
    2,637
    1.10
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,611
    1.09
    25. Low Birth Weight
    2,419
    1.01
      Deaths %
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    2,334
    0.97
    27. Falls
    2,165
    0.90
    28. Malnutrition
    2,083
    0.87
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    2,020
    0.84
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,731
    0.72
    31. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,615
    0.67
    32. Tuberculosis
    1,541
    0.64
    33. Drownings
    1,420
    0.59
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,396
    0.58
    35. Skin Disease
    1,386
    0.58
    36. Asthma
    1,213
    0.51
    37. Skin Cancers
    1,152
    0.48
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,034
    0.43
    39. Epilepsy
    994
    0.41
    40. Oral Cancer
    970
    0.40
    41. Encephalitis
    854
    0.36
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    842
    0.35
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    808
    0.34
    44. Birth Trauma
    710
    0.30
    45. Bladder Cancer
    696
    0.29
    46. Maternal Conditions
    650
    0.27
    47. Drug Use
    450
    0.19
    48. Meningitis
    421
    0.18
    49. Uterin Cancer
    361
    0.15
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    342
    0.14
    Colombia COLOMBIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    20.52
    62
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.30
    82
    3. Stomach Cancer
    17.16
    8
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.19
    86
    5. Cervical Cancer
    11.98
    69
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.92
    70
    7. Lymphomas
    6.93
    42
    8. Leukemia
    6.44
    5
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.71
    89
    10. Ovary Cancer
    5.42
    50
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.49
    36
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.28
    100
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.10
    135
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.54
    129
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.39
    131
    Colombia COLOMBIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.8
    99
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    16.0
    6.2
    122
    72
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    17.6
    26.6
    93
    66
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.26
    36
    Colombia COLOMBIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    47.699m
    29
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    111
    Population 0-14
    24.2%
    110
    Population 15-64
    68.3%
    48
    Population 65 +
    7.4%
    86
    Birth Rate / 1000
    16.10
    109
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.50
    155
    Fertility Rate
    2.00
    111
    Infant Mortality
    13.60
    104
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    28
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    75
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    124
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.72
    142
    Net Migration
    -0.60
    112
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    101
    Literacy Total
    94.2%
    99
    Literacy Male
    94.1%
    77
    Literacy Female
    94.4%
    57
    Unemployment
    9.3%
    74
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.1
    75
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    67.1
    55
    GDP per Capita USD
    $14,500
    87

    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.