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HEALTH PROFILE: Guyana

Guyana
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Guyana

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

Guyana Population Pyramid
 
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    Guyana
    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
    Guyana GUYANA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.8
    57.9
    56.3
    71
    75
    73
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
    2000
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
    2016
    63.6
    69.0
    66.2
    140
    130
    135
    Guyana GUYANA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    69.0
    140
    130
    Age 5
    65.9
    71.0
    154
    140
    Age 10
    66.1
    71.2
    159
    141
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    159
    144
    Age 20
    66.7
    71.6
    162
    147
    Age 25
    67.5
    72.0
    161
    147
    Age 30
    68.1
    72.3
    164
    150
    Age 35
    68.9
    72.8
    164
    152
    Age 40
    69.8
    73.4
    168
    155
    Age 45
    70.9
    74.2
    168
    157
    Age 50
    72.4
    75.1
    163
    158
    Age 55
    73.8
    76.4
    162
    156
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.8
    148
    151
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    145
    154
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.3
    129
    139
    Age 75
    82.7
    82.9
    132
    162
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.1
    140
    170
    Age 85
    89.0
    88.6
    138
    170
    Guyana GUYANA 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
    222.25
    24
    2. Stroke
    136.98
    15
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    101.17
    8
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    51.53
    64
    5. Hypertension
    46.59
    5
    6. Prostate Cancer
    43.23
    17
    7. HIV/AIDS
    35.20
    36
    8. Suicide
    30.25
    1
    9. Lung Disease
    28.65
    63
    10. Kidney Disease
    26.45
    41
    11. Liver Disease
    25.63
    52
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    25.32
    3
    13. Cervical Cancer
    24.77
    16
    14. Breast Cancer
    24.36
    20
    15. Tuberculosis
    22.30
    55
    16. Other Injuries
    21.81
    5
    17. Violence
    19.28
    16
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.29
    94
    19. Drownings
    16.54
    1
    20. Anemia
    15.89
    1
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.70
    13
    22. Low Birth Weight
    11.73
    62
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9.83
    67
    24. Encephalitis
    8.79
    1
    25. Birth Trauma
    8.56
    61
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    8.48
    70
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.31
    88
    28. Uterin Cancer
    7.34
    3
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.52
    49
    30. Malnutrition
    6.39
    51
    31. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    55
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.95
    136
    33. Other Neoplasms
    4.53
    35
    34. Stomach Cancer
    4.28
    120
    35. Asthma
    4.12
    86
    36. Alcohol
    4.04
    25
    37. Malaria
    3.86
    43
    38. Lymphomas
    3.83
    135
    39. Liver Cancer
    3.82
    135
    40. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3.74
    167
    41. Maternal Conditions
    3.50
    56
    42. Epilepsy
    3.35
    29
    43. Pancreas Cancer
    3.28
    102
    44. Leukemia
    2.82
    135
    45. Fires
    2.66
    62
    46. Oral Cancer
    2.62
    108
    47. Falls
    2.18
    161
    48. Drug Use
    1.78
    57
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.32
    110
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    1.28
    6
    Guyana GUYANA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,128
    18.97
    2. Stroke
    688
    11.57
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    546
    9.18
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    263
    4.42
    5. HIV/AIDS
    253
    4.25
    6. Hypertension
    234
    3.94
    7. Suicide
    226
    3.80
    8. Liver Disease
    169
    2.84
    9. Kidney Disease
    147
    2.47
    10. Violence
    146
    2.46
    11. Tuberculosis
    143
    2.40
    12. Other Injuries
    136
    2.29
    13. Lung Disease
    133
    2.24
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    128
    2.15
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    128
    2.15
    16. Drownings
    126
    2.12
    17. Low Birth Weight
    102
    1.72
    18. Prostate Cancer
    83
    1.40
    19. Anemia
    79
    1.33
    20. Cervical Cancer
    78
    1.31
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    77
    1.29
    22. Breast Cancer
    75
    1.26
    23. Birth Trauma
    74
    1.24
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    71
    1.19
    25. Diarrhoeal diseases
    61
    1.03
      Deaths %
    26. Encephalitis
    52
    0.87
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.76
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    38
    0.64
    29. Malnutrition
    37
    0.62
    30. Malaria
    31
    0.52
    31. Other Neoplasms
    29
    0.49
    32. Lung Cancers
    28
    0.47
    33. Alcohol
    28
    0.47
    34. Maternal Conditions
    26
    0.44
    35. Asthma
    24
    0.40
    36. Stomach Cancer
    23
    0.39
    37. Uterin Cancer
    23
    0.39
    38. Lymphomas
    23
    0.39
    39. Liver Cancer
    22
    0.37
    40. Epilepsy
    22
    0.37
    41. Leukemia
    20
    0.34
    42. Pancreas Cancer
    19
    0.32
    43. Ovary Cancer
    18
    0.30
    44. Fires
    18
    0.30
    45. Oral Cancer
    15
    0.25
    46. Alzheimers & Dementia
    15
    0.25
    47. Falls
    14
    0.24
    48. Drug Use
    12
    0.20
    49. Meningitis
    10
    0.17
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9
    0.15
    Guyana GUYANA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    43.23
    17
    2. Cervical Cancer
    24.77
    16
    3. Breast Cancer
    24.36
    20
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.31
    88
    5. Uterin Cancer
    7.34
    3
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    55
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.95
    136
    8. Stomach Cancer
    4.28
    120
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    3.83
    135
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.82
    135
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.28
    102
    12. Leukemia
    2.82
    135
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.62
    108
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.24
    154
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.09
    156
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.43
    176
    Guyana GUYANA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.3
    95
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    12.7
    27.1
    117
    59
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    Guyana GUYANA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    737,718
    160
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    40
    Population 0-14
    26.2%
    94
    Population 15-64
    67.7%
    56
    Population 65 +
    6.1%
    102
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.40
    118
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.40
    98
    Fertility Rate
    2.00
    112
    Infant Mortality
    30.40
    63
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    84
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    121
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.05
    28
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.70
    150
    Net Migration
    -4.80
    167
    Population Growth
    0.30%
    151
    Literacy Total
    88.5%
    119
    Literacy Male
    87.2%
    99
    Literacy Female
    89.8%
    81
    Unemployment
    11.1%
    62
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    66.2
    135
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    58.3
    135
    GDP per Capita USD
    $8,300
    120

    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.