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HEALTH PROFILE: Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Guinea-Bissau

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

Guinea-Bissau Population Pyramid
 
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    Guinea-Bissau
    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
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    32.6
    35.6
    34.1
    169
    166
    167
    1970
    34.6
    37.6
    36.1
    172
    171
    171
    1980
    37.1
    40.2
    38.6
    174
    173
    174
    1990
    40.9
    44.2
    42.5
    179
    177
    178
    2000
    51.3
    53.0
    52.1
    154
    159
    155
    2010
    55.4
    58.0
    56.7
    166
    166
    166
    2016
    58.4
    61.2
    59.8
    170
    169
    169
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.4
    61.2
    170
    169
    Age 5
    64.6
    66.6
    164
    167
    Age 10
    65.4
    67.4
    164
    168
    Age 15
    65.8
    67.8
    164
    169
    Age 20
    66.2
    68.3
    165
    169
    Age 25
    66.7
    68.8
    168
    171
    Age 30
    67.3
    69.5
    170
    174
    Age 35
    68.1
    70.3
    171
    174
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.5
    172
    174
    Age 45
    70.6
    72.6
    173
    173
    Age 50
    71.9
    73.6
    173
    174
    Age 55
    73.2
    74.6
    177
    176
    Age 60
    74.6
    75.7
    177
    178
    Age 65
    76.5
    77.2
    178
    178
    Age 70
    78.6
    79.2
    180
    178
    Age 75
    81.3
    81.6
    181
    178
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.7
    181
    178
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    177
    178
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU 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
    178.04
    47
    2. Tuberculosis
    157.41
    2
    3. HIV/AIDS
    153.72
    13
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    135.67
    14
    5. Stroke
    117.75
    32
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    64.73
    32
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.22
    52
    8. Malaria
    40.04
    20
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.71
    25
    10. Lung Disease
    34.80
    40
    11. Prostate Cancer
    33.83
    24
    12. Liver Disease
    31.68
    30
    13. Birth Trauma
    25.33
    5
    14. Cervical Cancer
    24.67
    17
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.42
    94
    16. Low Birth Weight
    23.77
    15
    17. Meningitis
    21.73
    21
    18. Kidney Disease
    21.54
    64
    19. Maternal Conditions
    15.03
    24
    20. Breast Cancer
    14.98
    105
    21. Falls
    14.93
    33
    22. Liver Cancer
    14.55
    20
    23. Other Injuries
    13.26
    35
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    12.99
    12
    25. Malnutrition
    12.52
    40
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Asthma
    12.37
    38
    27. Hypertension
    11.98
    93
    28. Syphilis
    9.94
    3
    29. Violence
    9.94
    49
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    8.80
    33
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.07
    34
    32. Suicide
    7.38
    112
    33. Drownings
    6.03
    49
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.76
    28
    35. Fires
    5.42
    36
    36. Lymphomas
    4.71
    114
    37. Other Neoplasms
    4.63
    31
    38. Schistosomiasis
    4.45
    16
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    122
    40. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    132
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.22
    167
    42. Oral Cancer
    3.05
    95
    43. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    151
    44. Skin Disease
    3.01
    72
    45. Epilepsy
    2.67
    48
    46. Appendicitis
    2.61
    15
    47. Hepatitis B
    2.48
    36
    48. Poisonings
    2.29
    36
    49. Lung Cancers
    2.21
    161
    50. Bladder Cancer
    2.14
    89
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    2,018
    13.38
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,715
    11.37
    3. Tuberculosis
    1,293
    8.57
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,022
    6.78
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    882
    5.85
    6. Birth Trauma
    835
    5.54
    7. Low Birth Weight
    783
    5.19
    8. Stroke
    743
    4.93
    9. Malaria
    627
    4.16
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    476
    3.16
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    401
    2.66
    12. Meningitis
    350
    2.32
    13. Syphilis
    318
    2.11
    14. Liver Disease
    278
    1.84
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    258
    1.71
    16. Maternal Conditions
    245
    1.62
    17. Lung Disease
    208
    1.38
    18. Other Injuries
    201
    1.33
    19. Malnutrition
    194
    1.29
    20. Kidney Disease
    170
    1.13
    21. Violence
    167
    1.11
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    143
    0.95
    23. Liver Cancer
    123
    0.82
    24. Drownings
    104
    0.69
    25. Falls
    103
    0.68
      Deaths %
    26. Cervical Cancer
    102
    0.68
    27. Asthma
    91
    0.60
    28. Alzheimers & Dementia
    90
    0.60
    29. Hypertension
    75
    0.50
    30. Suicide
    72
    0.48
    31. Breast Cancer
    70
    0.46
    32. Prostate Cancer
    69
    0.46
    33. Fires
    69
    0.46
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    63
    0.42
    35. Measles
    60
    0.40
    36. Tetanus
    52
    0.34
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    44
    0.29
    38. Lymphomas
    43
    0.29
    39. Other Neoplasms
    41
    0.27
    40. Poisonings
    40
    0.27
    41. Schistosomiasis
    39
    0.26
    42. Epilepsy
    39
    0.26
    43. Inflammatory/Heart
    36
    0.24
    44. Stomach Cancer
    32
    0.21
    45. Hepatitis B
    29
    0.19
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    28
    0.19
    47. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.16
    48. Appendicitis
    23
    0.15
    49. Skin Disease
    23
    0.15
    50. Lung Cancers
    18
    0.12
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    33.83
    24
    2. Cervical Cancer
    24.67
    17
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.98
    105
    4. Liver Cancer
    14.55
    20
    5. Lymphomas
    4.71
    114
    6. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    132
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.22
    167
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.05
    95
      Rate World Rank
    9. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    151
    10. Lung Cancers
    2.21
    161
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.14
    89
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.78
    140
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.60
    121
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.56
    94
    15. Leukemia
    1.23
    170
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    158
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.8
    116
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    5.0
    13.7
    146
    142
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1.792m
    146
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    144
    Population 0-14
    39.0%
    38
    Population 15-64
    57.5%
    155
    Population 65 +
    3.5%
    155
    Birth Rate / 1000
    32.50
    30
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.90
    6
    Fertility Rate
    4.09
    31
    Infant Mortality
    85.70
    4
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    160
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    183
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    154
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.57
    185
    Net Migration
    0.00
    70
    Population Growth
    1.90%
    47
    Literacy Total
    59.9%
    170
    Literacy Male
    71.8%
    130
    Literacy Female
    48.3%
    137
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    59.8
    169
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    51.7
    172
    GDP per Capita USD
    $1,800
    177

    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.