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HEALTH PROFILE: Namibia

Namibia
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Namibia

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

Namibia Population Pyramid
 
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    Namibia
    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
    Namibia NAMIBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
    1970
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
    1980
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
    1990
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
    2000
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
    2010
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
    2016
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
    Namibia NAMIBIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
    Age 5
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
    Age 10
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
    Age 15
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
    Age 20
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
    Age 25
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
    Age 30
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
    Age 35
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
    Age 40
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
    Age 45
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
    Age 50
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
    Age 55
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
    Age 60
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
    Age 65
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
    Age 70
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
    Age 75
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
    Age 80
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
    Namibia NAMIBIA 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
    223.87
    6
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    138.38
    79
    3. Stroke
    106.97
    48
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    96.17
    32
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    73.57
    19
    6. Tuberculosis
    51.61
    29
    7. Lung Disease
    47.00
    14
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    39.78
    43
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34.16
    37
    10. Hypertension
    34.00
    10
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.72
    40
    12. Prostate Cancer
    26.18
    45
    13. Kidney Disease
    20.16
    71
    14. Violence
    19.15
    17
    15. Asthma
    16.36
    19
    16. Low Birth Weight
    13.48
    50
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.98
    10
    18. Liver Disease
    12.25
    108
    19. Suicide
    11.51
    57
    20. Breast Cancer
    11.36
    140
    21. Maternal Conditions
    9.20
    43
    22. Other Injuries
    9.19
    71
    23. Epilepsy
    9.17
    4
    24. Birth Trauma
    8.76
    58
    25. Cervical Cancer
    8.03
    90
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    8.02
    40
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    7.85
    88
    28. Malnutrition
    7.84
    48
    29. Meningitis
    5.79
    45
    30. Fires
    5.43
    35
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.38
    62
    32. Skin Disease
    5.34
    21
    33. Malaria
    5.08
    39
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.70
    43
    35. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    48
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.41
    149
    37. Drownings
    4.21
    80
    38. Lung Cancers
    3.99
    141
    39. Lymphomas
    3.82
    136
    40. Falls
    3.81
    115
    41. Other Neoplasms
    3.49
    61
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2.63
    160
    43. Alcohol
    2.37
    59
    44. Liver Cancer
    2.28
    175
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.19
    94
    46. Drug Use
    2.18
    35
    47. Stomach Cancer
    1.85
    180
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.81
    76
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.79
    120
    50. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    112
    Namibia NAMIBIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    4,328
    24.69
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,545
    8.81
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,408
    8.03
    4. Stroke
    1,105
    6.30
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    831
    4.74
    6. Tuberculosis
    763
    4.35
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    676
    3.86
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    621
    3.54
    9. Low Birth Weight
    526
    3.00
    10. Lung Disease
    481
    2.74
    11. Violence
    454
    2.59
    12. Hypertension
    354
    2.02
    13. Birth Trauma
    342
    1.95
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    294
    1.68
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    289
    1.65
    16. Maternal Conditions
    231
    1.32
    17. Kidney Disease
    229
    1.31
    18. Malnutrition
    220
    1.25
    19. Suicide
    216
    1.23
    20. Other Injuries
    198
    1.13
    21. Asthma
    196
    1.12
    22. Liver Disease
    164
    0.94
    23. Epilepsy
    161
    0.92
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    157
    0.90
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    142
    0.81
      Deaths %
    26. Meningitis
    126
    0.72
    27. Malaria
    116
    0.66
    28. Drownings
    100
    0.57
    29. Prostate Cancer
    99
    0.56
    30. Fires
    99
    0.56
    31. Breast Cancer
    90
    0.51
    32. Skin Disease
    64
    0.37
    33. Cervical Cancer
    61
    0.35
    34. Oral Cancer
    59
    0.34
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    59
    0.34
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    58
    0.33
    37. Lymphomas
    57
    0.33
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    54
    0.31
    39. Lung Cancers
    49
    0.28
    40. Other Neoplasms
    48
    0.27
    41. Drug Use
    43
    0.25
    42. Falls
    43
    0.25
    43. Poisonings
    38
    0.22
    44. Alcohol
    34
    0.19
    45. Liver Cancer
    33
    0.19
    46. Leukemia
    27
    0.15
    47. Stomach Cancer
    24
    0.14
    48. Skin Cancers
    22
    0.13
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    21
    0.12
    50. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.11
    Namibia NAMIBIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    26.18
    45
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.36
    140
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.03
    90
    4. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    48
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.41
    149
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.99
    141
    7. Lymphomas
    3.82
    136
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.63
    160
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.28
    175
    10. Stomach Cancer
    1.85
    180
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.81
    76
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.79
    120
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    112
    14. Leukemia
    1.66
    161
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.25
    142
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.12
    169
    Namibia NAMIBIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.8
    44
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    38.9
    11.4
    51
    53
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    7.5
    25.4
    128
    79
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.44
    113
    Namibia NAMIBIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2.485m
    138
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    145
    Population 0-14
    37.0%
    45
    Population 15-64
    59.1%
    151
    Population 65 +
    4.0%
    139
    Birth Rate / 1000
    27.30
    44
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.90
    85
    Fertility Rate
    3.29
    45
    Infant Mortality
    35.10
    53
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    166
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    152
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    177
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.74
    132
    Net Migration
    0.00
    77
    Population Growth
    2.00%
    42
    Literacy Total
    81.9%
    132
    Literacy Male
    79.2%
    122
    Literacy Female
    84.5%
    92
    Unemployment
    28.1%
    15
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    63.7
    152
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    55.9
    150
    GDP per Capita USD
    $11,500
    105

    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.