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HEALTH PROFILE: Gambia

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  CASES    DEATHS 
12,586
372
12/2/22
Gambia COVID-19 DEATH SIMULATOR

A calendar based simulation of Covid-19 deaths compared to historical average of selected Gambia causes.

 
 
Gambia COVID-19 CASE CHART
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Gambia COVID-19 DEATH CHART
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Gambia GAMBIA POPULATION PYRAMID
 
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    Gambia
    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
    Gambia GAMBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.4
    67.7
    144
    148
    Age 5
    67.2
    71.0
    149
    151
    Age 10
    67.5
    71.3
    149
    152
    Age 15
    67.8
    71.5
    147
    152
    Age 20
    68.2
    71.8
    149
    154
    Age 25
    68.6
    72.1
    150
    154
    Age 30
    69.1
    72.5
    151
    156
    Age 35
    69.7
    73.1
    151
    157
    Age 40
    70.4
    73.8
    149
    155
    Age 45
    71.5
    74.6
    149
    155
    Age 50
    72.7
    75.6
    150
    154
    Age 55
    74.1
    76.7
    149
    153
    Age 60
    75.8
    78.0
    148
    154
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    148
    153
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.5
    146
    152
    Age 75
    83.0
    83.8
    143
    153
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.6
    141
    155
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    147
    155
    Gambia GAMBIA 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
    142.59
    53
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    113.77
    18
    3. Stroke
    108.94
    59
    4. HIV/AIDS
    70.82
    17
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    51.34
    8
    6. Malaria
    46.43
    15
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41.12
    43
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.65
    66
    9. Liver Disease
    33.48
    48
    10. Kidney Disease
    32.04
    48
    11. Liver Cancer
    30.83
    3
    12. Lung Disease
    29.40
    54
    13. Tuberculosis
    28.42
    38
    14. Cervical Cancer
    25.76
    23
    15. Hypertension
    22.89
    68
    16. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.89
    49
    17. Maternal Conditions
    18.68
    8
    18. Asthma
    15.88
    35
    19. Meningitis
    13.27
    23
    20. Violence
    11.94
    43
    21. Other Injuries
    11.81
    46
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    11.17
    16
    23. Birth Trauma
    10.44
    21
    24. Falls
    9.85
    22
    25. Suicide
    9.64
    77
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    9.17
    43
    27. Malnutrition
    7.13
    39
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    6.72
    59
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.56
    37
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.44
    58
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    6.31
    18
    32. Prostate Cancer
    6.08
    156
    33. Breast Cancer
    4.44
    182
    34. Fires
    3.83
    32
    35. Lung Cancers
    3.62
    150
    36. Epilepsy
    2.78
    36
    37. Drownings
    2.58
    84
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.55
    52
    39. Poisonings
    2.48
    34
    40. Drug Use
    2.38
    34
    41. Schistosomiasis
    2.34
    17
    42. Pertussis
    2.22
    39
    43. Skin Disease
    2.12
    59
    44. Stomach Cancer
    1.43
    178
    45. Alcohol
    1.23
    103
    46. Hepatitis B
    1.06
    36
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.05
    183
    48. Syphilis
    0.97
    38
    49. Encephalitis
    0.84
    37
    50. Lymphomas
    0.74
    181
    Gambia GAMBIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,340
    10.42
    2. HIV/AIDS
    1,125
    8.75
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,007
    7.83
    4. Stroke
    802
    6.24
    5. Birth Trauma
    754
    5.86
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    695
    5.40
    7. Malaria
    674
    5.24
    8. Low Birth Weight
    662
    5.15
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    626
    4.87
    10. Tuberculosis
    445
    3.46
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    383
    2.98
    12. Liver Cancer
    377
    2.93
    13. Maternal Conditions
    345
    2.68
    14. Liver Disease
    323
    2.51
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    290
    2.25
    16. Kidney Disease
    266
    2.07
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    230
    1.79
    18. Meningitis
    229
    1.78
    19. Lung Disease
    206
    1.60
    20. Violence
    195
    1.52
    21. Other Injuries
    194
    1.51
    22. Hypertension
    172
    1.34
    23. Cervical Cancer
    145
    1.13
    24. Asthma
    134
    1.04
    25. Suicide
    113
    0.88
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    110
    0.86
    27. Pertussis
    99
    0.77
    28. Alzheimers & Dementia
    89
    0.69
    29. Falls
    83
    0.65
    30. Drownings
    69
    0.54
    31. Fires
    67
    0.52
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    59
    0.46
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    56
    0.44
    34. Syphilis
    55
    0.43
    35. Epilepsy
    43
    0.33
    36. Poisonings
    42
    0.33
    37. Lung Cancers
    34
    0.26
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    34
    0.26
    39. Drug Use
    28
    0.22
    40. Breast Cancer
    26
    0.20
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    24
    0.19
    42. Schistosomiasis
    23
    0.18
    43. Prostate Cancer
    21
    0.16
    44. Skin Disease
    19
    0.15
    45. Tetanus
    18
    0.14
    46. Encephalitis
    14
    0.11
    47. Stomach Cancer
    14
    0.11
    48. Hepatitis B
    14
    0.11
    49. Measles
    13
    0.10
    50. Alcohol
    12
    0.09
    Gambia GAMBIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    30.83
    3
    2. Cervical Cancer
    25.76
    23
    3. Prostate Cancer
    6.08
    156
    4. Breast Cancer
    4.44
    182
    5. Lung Cancers
    3.62
    150
    6. Stomach Cancer
    1.43
    178
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.05
    183
    8. Lymphomas
    0.74
    181
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    0.54
    179
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.48
    177
    11. Ovary Cancer
    0.44
    183
    12. Bladder Cancer
    0.44
    181
    13. Uterin Cancer
    0.23
    180
    14. Leukemia
    0.09
    183
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.01
    177
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.01
    181
    Gambia GAMBIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.4
    122
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    20.1
    0.8
    116
    153
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    5.6
    14.8
    140
    138
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.16
    89
    Gambia GAMBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2019
    63.4
    67.7
    65.5
    144
    148
    145
    Gambia GAMBIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2.221m
    142
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    97
    Population 0-14
    35.2%
    46
    Population 15-64
    61.0%
    146
    Population 65 +
    3.8%
    150
    Birth Rate / 1000
    28.78
    32
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.81
    141
    Fertility Rate
    3.13
    45
    Infant Mortality
    65.04
    7
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    163
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    180
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    146
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    61
    Net Migration
    -1.55
    133
    Population Growth
    1.82%
    45
    Literacy Total
    50.8%
    163
    Literacy Male
    61.8%
    146
    Literacy Female
    41.6%
    145
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    65.5
    145
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    57.0
    148
    GDP per Capita USD
    $2,200
    173

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.