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HEALTH PROFILE: Ghana

Data Sources: WHO, CDC, World Bank and UN.
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  CASES    DEATHS 
171,009
1,461
12/2/22
Ghana COVID-19 DEATH SIMULATOR

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

 
 
Ghana COVID-19 CASE CHART
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Ghana COVID-19 DEATH CHART
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Ghana
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Ghana GHANA POPULATION PYRAMID
 
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    Ghana
    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
    Ghana GHANA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.7
    69.2
    142
    137
    Age 5
    67.0
    72.1
    150
    138
    Age 10
    67.4
    72.5
    150
    140
    Age 15
    67.7
    72.7
    152
    140
    Age 20
    68.1
    73.0
    151
    140
    Age 25
    68.6
    73.3
    151
    139
    Age 30
    69.1
    73.7
    150
    140
    Age 35
    69.7
    74.3
    150
    140
    Age 40
    70.4
    75.0
    150
    139
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    152
    138
    Age 50
    72.5
    76.7
    153
    140
    Age 55
    74.0
    77.7
    154
    138
    Age 60
    75.7
    78.9
    153
    133
    Age 65
    77.7
    80.4
    151
    128
    Age 70
    80.1
    82.2
    151
    124
    Age 75
    82.9
    84.4
    147
    121
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.0
    142
    118
    Age 85
    89.4
    90.2
    134
    113
    Ghana GHANA 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
    124.02
    35
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    119.93
    79
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.08
    26
    4. HIV/AIDS
    51.92
    22
    5. Malaria
    48.00
    12
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    44.68
    47
    7. Tuberculosis
    44.25
    21
    8. Liver Disease
    36.74
    35
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.33
    46
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    30.48
    50
    11. Kidney Disease
    30.38
    56
    12. Lung Disease
    26.48
    69
    13. Cervical Cancer
    24.53
    27
    14. Prostate Cancer
    24.21
    50
    15. Breast Cancer
    19.09
    60
    16. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17.79
    85
    17. Hypertension
    17.73
    94
    18. Liver Cancer
    17.60
    10
    19. Asthma
    13.95
    42
    20. Meningitis
    13.70
    21
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.13
    23
    22. Other Injuries
    10.75
    58
    23. Suicide
    10.54
    64
    24. Low Birth Weight
    9.43
    38
    25. Falls
    8.85
    34
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Birth Trauma
    8.81
    36
    27. Malnutrition
    8.62
    36
    28. Ovary Cancer
    8.00
    7
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    7.03
    51
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    6.88
    37
    31. Maternal Conditions
    6.87
    40
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.86
    121
    33. Violence
    6.73
    72
    34. Stomach Cancer
    6.41
    86
    35. Lymphomas
    5.70
    55
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    4.48
    70
    37. Fires
    3.31
    41
    38. Drug Use
    3.31
    22
    39. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    86
    40. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    68
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.61
    87
    42. Pancreas Cancer
    2.52
    128
    43. Drownings
    2.38
    93
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.19
    103
    45. Poisonings
    2.15
    42
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.91
    102
    47. Skin Disease
    1.87
    77
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.73
    80
    49. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    177
    50. Encephalitis
    1.69
    8
    Ghana GHANA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,262
    9.29
    2. Stroke
    15,163
    8.67
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    14,103
    8.06
    4. HIV/AIDS
    13,565
    7.75
    5. Malaria
    11,162
    6.38
    6. Tuberculosis
    10,214
    5.84
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,808
    4.46
    8. Low Birth Weight
    6,662
    3.81
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,538
    3.74
    10. Birth Trauma
    6,194
    3.54
    11. Liver Disease
    6,053
    3.46
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,929
    3.39
    13. Kidney Disease
    4,161
    2.38
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    3,935
    2.25
    15. Lung Disease
    3,120
    1.78
    16. Meningitis
    2,983
    1.70
    17. Liver Cancer
    2,851
    1.63
    18. Other Injuries
    2,433
    1.39
    19. Hypertension
    2,231
    1.28
    20. Cervical Cancer
    2,161
    1.24
    21. Suicide
    1,993
    1.14
    22. Maternal Conditions
    1,991
    1.14
    23. Asthma
    1,979
    1.13
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,965
    1.12
    25. Breast Cancer
    1,937
    1.11
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    1,868
    1.07
    27. Violence
    1,857
    1.06
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,615
    0.92
    29. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,294
    0.74
    30. Falls
    1,168
    0.67
    31. Prostate Cancer
    1,031
    0.59
    32. Lymphomas
    875
    0.50
    33. Stomach Cancer
    870
    0.50
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    803
    0.46
    35. Pertussis
    744
    0.43
    36. Drownings
    740
    0.42
    37. Fires
    729
    0.42
    38. Ovary Cancer
    698
    0.40
    39. Drug Use
    630
    0.36
    40. Poisonings
    522
    0.30
    41. Syphilis
    483
    0.28
    42. Oral Cancer
    483
    0.28
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    387
    0.22
    44. Encephalitis
    357
    0.20
    45. Leukemia
    340
    0.19
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    334
    0.19
    47. Epilepsy
    329
    0.19
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    321
    0.18
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    285
    0.16
    50. Skin Disease
    264
    0.15
    Ghana GHANA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    24.53
    27
    2. Prostate Cancer
    24.21
    50
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.09
    60
    4. Liver Cancer
    17.60
    10
    5. Ovary Cancer
    8.00
    7
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.86
    121
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.41
    86
    8. Lymphomas
    5.70
    55
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    86
    10. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    68
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.61
    87
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.52
    128
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.91
    102
    14. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    177
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.57
    114
    16. Leukemia
    1.38
    163
    Ghana GHANA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.8
    131
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    6.1
    0.3
    163
    160
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.5
    16.6
    154
    132
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.87
    106
    Ghana GHANA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2019
    63.7
    69.2
    66.3
    142
    137
    139
    Ghana GHANA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    32.373m
    44
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    126
    Population 0-14
    37.4%
    40
    Population 15-64
    58.1%
    156
    Population 65 +
    4.4%
    134
    Birth Rate / 1000
    28.55
    34
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.14
    130
    Fertility Rate
    3.71
    31
    Infant Mortality
    33.33
    51
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    164
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    179
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    153
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    57
    Net Migration
    -0.17
    84
    Population Growth
    2.26%
    31
    Literacy Total
    79.0%
    132
    Literacy Male
    83.5%
    116
    Literacy Female
    74.5%
    115
    Unemployment
    11.9%
    47
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    66.3
    139
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    58.0
    138
    GDP per Capita USD
    $5,300
    135

    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.