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HEALTH PROFILE: North Macedonia

North Macedonia
COUNTRY PROFILE
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North Macedonia

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

North Macedonia Population Pyramid
 
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    North Macedonia
    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
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    51
    68
    54
    2010
    72.4
    77.0
    74.7
    55
    71
    60
    2016
    73.8
    78.0
    75.9
    57
    76
    63
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.8
    78.0
    57
    76
    Age 5
    74.5
    78.7
    57
    81
    Age 10
    74.6
    78.7
    57
    82
    Age 15
    74.6
    78.7
    58
    82
    Age 20
    74.7
    78.8
    61
    82
    Age 25
    74.9
    78.9
    63
    82
    Age 30
    75.0
    78.9
    65
    82
    Age 35
    75.2
    79.0
    74
    85
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.2
    81
    86
    Age 45
    75.7
    79.4
    82
    88
    Age 50
    76.2
    79.7
    84
    90
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.2
    83
    93
    Age 60
    78.1
    80.8
    80
    95
    Age 65
    79.5
    81.6
    84
    98
    Age 70
    81.1
    82.7
    96
    101
    Age 75
    83.1
    84.3
    117
    108
    Age 80
    85.8
    86.7
    122
    111
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.6
    139
    129
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA 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
    129.86
    24
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    119.45
    98
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    106.65
    1
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.98
    94
    5. Lung Cancers
    27.96
    21
    6. Lung Disease
    21.75
    104
    7. Breast Cancer
    19.06
    61
    8. Hypertension
    17.15
    57
    9. Prostate Cancer
    14.68
    108
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.35
    37
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.32
    101
    12. Stomach Cancer
    11.76
    34
    13. Low Birth Weight
    11.52
    64
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.83
    41
    15. Liver Cancer
    6.80
    65
    16. Suicide
    6.25
    128
    17. Liver Disease
    6.01
    159
    18. Other Injuries
    5.73
    123
    19. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5.35
    180
    20. Uterin Cancer
    4.98
    16
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.88
    157
    22. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.19
    130
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.07
    28
    25. Leukemia
    3.51
    112
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.42
    15
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.38
    33
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    3.15
    164
    29. Lymphomas
    2.69
    160
    30. Falls
    2.06
    167
    31. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    143
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1.90
    178
    33. Asthma
    1.46
    127
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.39
    140
    35. Violence
    1.32
    148
    36. Birth Trauma
    1.27
    126
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.25
    153
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.83
    140
    39. Epilepsy
    0.78
    159
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.69
    20
    41. Drownings
    0.67
    169
    42. Alcohol
    0.63
    141
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.49
    171
    44. Endocrine Disorders
    0.49
    183
    45. Encephalitis
    0.44
    147
    46. Fires
    0.40
    155
    47. Drug Use
    0.36
    167
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.35
    172
    49. Poisonings
    0.30
    132
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.26
    171
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    4,102
    22.17
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,697
    19.98
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,272
    17.68
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    927
    5.01
    5. Lung Cancers
    876
    4.73
    6. Lung Disease
    686
    3.71
    7. Hypertension
    535
    2.89
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    453
    2.45
    9. Kidney Disease
    416
    2.25
    10. Stomach Cancer
    370
    2.00
    11. Breast Cancer
    312
    1.69
    12. Liver Cancer
    214
    1.16
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    213
    1.15
    14. Prostate Cancer
    206
    1.11
    15. Liver Disease
    179
    0.97
    16. Suicide
    164
    0.89
    17. Low Birth Weight
    154
    0.83
    18. Other Injuries
    148
    0.80
    19. Influenza and Pneumonia
    132
    0.71
    20. Bladder Cancer
    129
    0.70
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    0.64
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    110
    0.59
    23. Skin Cancers
    102
    0.55
    24. Leukemia
    97
    0.52
    25. Lymphomas
    80
    0.43
      Deaths %
    26. Uterin Cancer
    78
    0.42
    27. Ovary Cancer
    77
    0.42
    28. Cervical Cancer
    65
    0.35
    29. Falls
    60
    0.32
    30. Oral Cancer
    59
    0.32
    31. Alzheimers & Dementia
    59
    0.32
    32. Asthma
    46
    0.25
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    44
    0.24
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    43
    0.23
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    38
    0.21
    36. Violence
    32
    0.17
    37. Tuberculosis
    25
    0.14
    38. Epilepsy
    20
    0.11
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    18
    0.10
    40. Birth Trauma
    17
    0.09
    41. Alcohol
    17
    0.09
    42. Drownings
    16
    0.09
    43. Other Neoplasms
    15
    0.08
    44. Encephalitis
    11
    0.06
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.06
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11
    0.06
    47. Fires
    9
    0.05
    48. Drug Use
    8
    0.04
    49. Poisonings
    8
    0.04
    50. Hepatitis B
    6
    0.03
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.96
    21
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.06
    61
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.68
    108
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.35
    37
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.76
    34
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.83
    41
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.80
    65
    8. Uterin Cancer
    4.98
    16
      Rate World Rank
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
    10. Cervical Cancer
    4.19
    130
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.07
    28
    12. Leukemia
    3.51
    112
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.42
    15
    14. Lymphomas
    2.69
    160
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    143
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.25
    153
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.1
    69
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    22.6
    22.1
    55
    99
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.19
    85
    North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2.104m
    141
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    84
    Population 0-14
    17.2%
    152
    Population 15-64
    69.4%
    33
    Population 65 +
    13.4%
    48
    Birth Rate / 1000
    11.40
    152
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.20
    61
    Fertility Rate
    1.60
    161
    Infant Mortality
    7.40
    147
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.08
    10
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.07
    14
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    53
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    127
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    109
    Population Growth
    0.20%
    161
    Literacy Total
    97.8%
    66
    Literacy Male
    98.8%
    35
    Literacy Female
    96.8%
    50
    Unemployment
    23.4%
    22
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.9
    63
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    67.1
    54
    GDP per Capita USD
    $15,200
    83

    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.