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HEALTH PROFILE: Malawi

Malawi
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Malawi

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

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    Malawi
    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
    Malawi MALAWI LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
    Malawi MALAWI LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    Malawi MALAWI TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    189.14
    9
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    91.27
    133
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80.48
    40
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    80.33
    25
    5. Stroke
    59.03
    113
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    51.62
    3
    7. Malaria
    47.27
    9
    8. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    9. Tuberculosis
    33.05
    46
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.91
    60
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.70
    112
    13. Malnutrition
    22.55
    21
    14. Lung Disease
    21.83
    103
    15. Hypertension
    19.15
    44
    16. Liver Disease
    17.36
    87
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.79
    33
    18. Falls
    16.05
    27
    19. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    20. Maternal Conditions
    14.30
    28
    21. Meningitis
    14.27
    32
    22. Birth Trauma
    13.42
    39
    23. Kidney Disease
    9.67
    135
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    9.05
    59
    25. Other Injuries
    8.54
    78
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    27. Suicide
    7.76
    108
    28. Asthma
    7.47
    67
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.23
    41
    30. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    31. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    5.30
    84
    33. Fires
    5.07
    38
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.43
    117
    35. Skin Disease
    4.20
    48
    36. Drownings
    4.14
    82
    37. Other Neoplasms
    4.07
    50
    38. Hepatitis B
    3.18
    28
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    40. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    42. Schistosomiasis
    2.56
    34
    43. Syphilis
    2.42
    30
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.17
    85
    45. Epilepsy
    2.08
    68
    46. Poisonings
    2.01
    43
    47. Violence
    1.79
    139
    48. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.72
    128
    50. Alcohol
    1.71
    91
    Malawi MALAWI TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    24,173
    22.35
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,926
    8.25
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,414
    6.85
    4. Malaria
    6,806
    6.29
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,631
    5.21
    6. Low Birth Weight
    5,533
    5.12
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,221
    4.83
    8. Birth Trauma
    4,422
    4.09
    9. Stroke
    3,590
    3.32
    10. Malnutrition
    3,234
    2.99
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    2,948
    2.73
    12. Tuberculosis
    2,662
    2.46
    13. Maternal Conditions
    2,244
    2.07
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,819
    1.68
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1,725
    1.59
    16. Meningitis
    1,695
    1.57
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,448
    1.34
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,339
    1.24
    19. Liver Disease
    1,272
    1.18
    20. Lung Disease
    1,260
    1.16
    21. Other Injuries
    1,141
    1.05
    22. Hypertension
    1,058
    0.98
    23. Falls
    1,043
    0.96
    24. Lymphomas
    766
    0.71
    25. Syphilis
    758
    0.70
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    669
    0.62
    27. Kidney Disease
    649
    0.60
    28. Drownings
    640
    0.59
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    595
    0.55
    30. Fires
    564
    0.52
    31. Asthma
    545
    0.50
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    459
    0.42
    33. Bladder Cancer
    407
    0.38
    34. Poisonings
    361
    0.33
    35. Other Neoplasms
    358
    0.33
    36. Prostate Cancer
    354
    0.33
    37. Breast Cancer
    347
    0.32
    38. Skin Disease
    345
    0.32
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    331
    0.31
    40. Hepatitis B
    280
    0.26
    41. Violence
    272
    0.25
    42. Measles
    270
    0.25
    43. Epilepsy
    267
    0.25
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    217
    0.20
    45. Oral Cancer
    211
    0.20
    46. Schistosomiasis
    197
    0.18
    47. Liver Cancer
    192
    0.18
    48. Stomach Cancer
    185
    0.17
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    155
    0.14
    50. Appendicitis
    129
    0.12
    Malawi MALAWI CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    4. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    5. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    6. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    10. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.69
    83
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.66
    178
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.15
    180
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.82
    173
    15. Leukemia
    0.63
    183
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.62
    181
    Malawi MALAWI HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.7
    127
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    25.4
    6.0
    91
    74
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    2.2
    9.1
    184
    164
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.59
    141
    Malawi MALAWI DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    19.196m
    60
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    105
    Population 0-14
    46.3%
    5
    Population 15-64
    51.0%
    190
    Population 65 +
    2.7%
    179
    Birth Rate / 1000
    41.00
    8
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.90
    83
    Fertility Rate
    5.49
    9
    Infant Mortality
    43.40
    42
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.02
    184
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    0.99
    189
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    132
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.79
    96
    Net Migration
    0.00
    75
    Population Growth
    3.30%
    5
    Literacy Total
    62.1%
    168
    Literacy Male
    69.8%
    134
    Literacy Female
    55.2%
    131
    Unemployment
    20.4%
    28
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    64.2
    146
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    56.2
    149
    GDP per Capita USD
    $1,200
    188

    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.