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HEALTH PROFILE: Nigeria

Nigeria
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Nigeria

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

Nigeria Population Pyramid
 
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    Nigeria
    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
    Nigeria NIGERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    Nigeria NIGERIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    Nigeria NIGERIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    246.59
    1
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    197.37
    31
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    146.53
    6
    4. Tuberculosis
    128.71
    5
    5. HIV/AIDS
    116.06
    15
    6. Stroke
    109.84
    44
    7. Liver Disease
    64.44
    2
    8. Prostate Cancer
    55.29
    7
    9. Maternal Conditions
    43.39
    2
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    43.10
    11
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.95
    53
    12. Lung Disease
    34.46
    42
    13. Malaria
    32.77
    27
    14. Breast Cancer
    32.06
    4
    15. Meningitis
    31.54
    7
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.50
    41
    17. Low Birth Weight
    24.78
    10
    18. Falls
    23.79
    2
    19. Birth Trauma
    23.73
    6
    20. Cervical Cancer
    22.57
    21
    21. Malnutrition
    22.00
    22
    22. Other Injuries
    21.35
    6
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    21.18
    5
    24. Suicide
    17.33
    15
    25. Hypertension
    13.66
    80
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Kidney Disease
    13.66
    99
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.48
    8
    28. Liver Cancer
    13.15
    26
    29. Asthma
    11.08
    46
    30. Violence
    10.46
    44
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.13
    33
    32. Drownings
    8.93
    14
    33. Skin Disease
    7.45
    6
    34. Epilepsy
    6.96
    6
    35. Hepatitis B
    6.94
    2
    36. Fires
    6.83
    17
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.26
    54
    38. Schistosomiasis
    6.03
    7
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.38
    33
    40. Drug Use
    5.29
    9
    41. Measles
    5.25
    10
    42. Lymphomas
    4.88
    106
    43. War
    4.88
    10
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.50
    146
    45. Other Neoplasms
    4.12
    46
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    3.53
    25
    47. Tetanus
    3.37
    6
    48. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    142
    49. Poisonings
    2.90
    18
    50. Appendicitis
    2.87
    13
    Nigeria NIGERIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    288,619
    14.89
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178,438
    9.21
    3. HIV/AIDS
    161,271
    8.32
    4. Tuberculosis
    115,420
    5.95
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    108,578
    5.60
    6. Malaria
    101,531
    5.24
    7. Low Birth Weight
    89,291
    4.61
    8. Birth Trauma
    85,504
    4.41
    9. Maternal Conditions
    69,797
    3.60
    10. Stroke
    69,220
    3.57
    11. Liver Disease
    60,044
    3.10
    12. Meningitis
    50,244
    2.59
    13. Malnutrition
    45,836
    2.36
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    43,279
    2.23
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    40,061
    2.07
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    38,378
    1.98
    17. Other Injuries
    32,706
    1.69
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,811
    1.33
    19. Lung Disease
    20,238
    1.04
    20. Violence
    18,210
    0.94
    21. Falls
    17,795
    0.92
    22. Measles
    17,755
    0.92
    23. Suicide
    17,710
    0.91
    24. Drownings
    16,222
    0.84
    25. Breast Cancer
    15,790
    0.81
      Deaths %
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15,183
    0.78
    27. Liver Cancer
    12,691
    0.65
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,105
    0.62
    29. Kidney Disease
    11,098
    0.57
    30. Epilepsy
    9,989
    0.52
    31. Cervical Cancer
    9,191
    0.47
    32. Fires
    8,950
    0.46
    33. Hypertension
    8,737
    0.45
    34. Syphilis
    8,615
    0.44
    35. Tetanus
    8,478
    0.44
    36. Asthma
    8,373
    0.43
    37. Hepatitis B
    8,094
    0.42
    38. War
    8,070
    0.42
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,727
    0.40
    40. Drug Use
    7,060
    0.36
    41. Schistosomiasis
    6,114
    0.32
    42. Skin Disease
    5,766
    0.30
    43. Poisonings
    5,510
    0.28
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,123
    0.26
    45. Lymphomas
    4,568
    0.24
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4,079
    0.21
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,781
    0.20
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.18
    49. Alcohol
    2,812
    0.15
    50. Appendicitis
    2,742
    0.14
    Nigeria NIGERIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    55.29
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    32.06
    4
    3. Cervical Cancer
    22.57
    21
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.15
    26
    5. Lymphomas
    4.88
    106
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.50
    146
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    142
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.62
    168
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.36
    120
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.14
    133
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.89
    100
    12. Leukemia
    1.80
    157
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.16
    179
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.05
    161
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    155
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.51
    182
    Nigeria NIGERIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    13.4
    4
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    17.4
    1.1
    118
    115
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.6
    13.1
    154
    145
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.16
    87
    Nigeria NIGERIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    190.632m
    7
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.04
    23
    Population 0-14
    42.5%
    17
    Population 15-64
    54.3%
    180
    Population 65 +
    3.1%
    165
    Birth Rate / 1000
    36.90
    13
    Death Rate / 1000
    12.40
    19
    Fertility Rate
    5.07
    12
    Infant Mortality
    69.80
    8
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    43
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    82
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    32
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.90
    32
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    93
    Population Growth
    2.40%
    26
    Literacy Total
    59.6%
    171
    Literacy Male
    69.2%
    137
    Literacy Female
    49.7%
    136
    Unemployment
    13.4%
    45
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    55.2
    178
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    48.9
    178
    GDP per Capita USD
    $5,900
    132

    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.