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HEALTH PROFILE: Niger

Niger
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Niger

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

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    Niger
    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
    Niger NIGER LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
    1970
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
    1980
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
    1990
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
    2000
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
    2010
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2016
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
    Niger NIGER LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    Age 5
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    Age 10
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    Age 15
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    Age 20
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    Age 25
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    Age 35
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    Age 40
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    Age 45
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    Age 50
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    Age 55
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    Age 60
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    Age 70
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    Age 75
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
    Niger NIGER 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
    176.94
    48
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    162.34
    6
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    134.86
    7
    4. Stroke
    116.22
    35
    5. Malaria
    49.56
    6
    6. Tuberculosis
    44.85
    35
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.13
    18
    8. Maternal Conditions
    37.54
    5
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.15
    63
    10. Lung Disease
    34.85
    38
    11. Meningitis
    33.78
    5
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    30.03
    59
    13. Liver Disease
    27.54
    43
    14. Malnutrition
    26.03
    15
    15. HIV/AIDS
    25.29
    45
    16. Kidney Disease
    21.52
    65
    17. Low Birth Weight
    19.69
    22
    18. Other Injuries
    19.65
    9
    19. Birth Trauma
    15.82
    28
    20. Falls
    15.43
    30
    21. Asthma
    15.03
    27
    22. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    106
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    12.02
    22
    24. Violence
    11.75
    34
    25. Hypertension
    11.63
    97
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    10.88
    29
    27. Prostate Cancer
    10.48
    133
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.62
    20
    29. Suicide
    8.99
    93
    30. Drownings
    8.88
    15
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.63
    12
    32. Cervical Cancer
    7.01
    104
    33. Fires
    6.94
    15
    34. Ovary Cancer
    6.52
    19
    35. Liver Cancer
    5.73
    88
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.39
    94
    37. Schistosomiasis
    4.85
    14
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.47
    147
    39. Skin Disease
    3.89
    55
    40. Epilepsy
    3.83
    24
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.64
    21
    42. Poisonings
    3.57
    7
    43. Appendicitis
    3.29
    6
    44. Tetanus
    2.57
    10
    45. Oral Cancer
    2.53
    113
    46. Lymphomas
    2.00
    174
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    1.89
    113
    48. Stomach Cancer
    1.86
    179
    49. Other Neoplasms
    1.85
    127
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.77
    142
    Niger NIGER TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26,785
    15.17
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    19,169
    10.86
    3. Malaria
    17,919
    10.15
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,313
    5.84
    5. Low Birth Weight
    9,410
    5.33
    6. Stroke
    7,854
    4.45
    7. Birth Trauma
    7,562
    4.28
    8. Meningitis
    7,508
    4.25
    9. Malnutrition
    6,967
    3.95
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,455
    3.66
    11. Maternal Conditions
    5,655
    3.20
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    4,421
    2.50
    13. Tuberculosis
    4,107
    2.33
    14. Other Injuries
    3,705
    2.10
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,369
    1.91
    16. Liver Disease
    2,638
    1.49
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    2,617
    1.48
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,548
    1.44
    19. Drownings
    2,245
    1.27
    20. Violence
    2,143
    1.21
    21. Lung Disease
    2,118
    1.20
    22. Kidney Disease
    2,028
    1.15
    23. Falls
    1,438
    0.81
    24. Asthma
    1,250
    0.71
    25. Fires
    1,189
    0.67
      Deaths %
    26. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,117
    0.63
    27. Suicide
    947
    0.54
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    904
    0.51
    29. Poisonings
    858
    0.49
    30. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    792
    0.45
    31. Breast Cancer
    773
    0.44
    32. Hypertension
    760
    0.43
    33. Measles
    704
    0.40
    34. Epilepsy
    620
    0.35
    35. Liver Cancer
    570
    0.32
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    499
    0.28
    37. Tetanus
    485
    0.27
    38. Hepatitis B
    471
    0.27
    39. Schistosomiasis
    437
    0.25
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    421
    0.24
    41. Appendicitis
    380
    0.22
    42. Pertussis
    344
    0.19
    43. Cervical Cancer
    341
    0.19
    44. Skin Disease
    317
    0.18
    45. Ovary Cancer
    309
    0.18
    46. Encephalitis
    284
    0.16
    47. Prostate Cancer
    261
    0.15
    48. Syphilis
    250
    0.14
    49. Lymphomas
    237
    0.13
    50. Oral Cancer
    233
    0.13
    Niger NIGER CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    106
    2. Prostate Cancer
    10.48
    133
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.01
    104
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.52
    19
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.73
    88
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.47
    147
    7. Oral Cancer
    2.53
    113
    8. Lymphomas
    2.00
    174
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    1.86
    179
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.77
    142
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    122
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.48
    126
    13. Leukemia
    1.25
    167
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.87
    144
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.82
    169
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.81
    183
    Niger NIGER HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.5
    174
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    18.6
    0.2
    113
    129
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    2.5
    8.7
    182
    167
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.17
    128
    Niger NIGER DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    19.245m
    59
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    54
    Population 0-14
    49.0%
    1
    Population 15-64
    48.4%
    194
    Population 65 +
    2.6%
    181
    Birth Rate / 1000
    44.20
    2
    Death Rate / 1000
    11.80
    23
    Fertility Rate
    6.49
    1
    Infant Mortality
    81.10
    6
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    167
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    156
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    106
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.04
    7
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    107
    Population Growth
    3.20%
    6
    Literacy Total
    19.1%
    190
    Literacy Male
    27.3%
    155
    Literacy Female
    11.0%
    155
    Unemployment
    2.6%
    164
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    59.8
    170
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    52.5
    168
    GDP per Capita USD
    $1,200
    189

    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.