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HEALTH PROFILE: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Sierra Leone

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

Sierra Leone Population Pyramid
 
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    Sierra Leone
    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
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    31.0
    33.7
    32.3
    172
    170
    171
    1970
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
    1980
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
    1990
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
    2000
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
    2010
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
    2016
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
    Age 5
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
    Age 10
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
    Age 15
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
    Age 20
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
    Age 25
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
    Age 30
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
    Age 35
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
    Age 40
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
    Age 45
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
    Age 50
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
    Age 55
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
    Age 60
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
    Age 65
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
    Age 70
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
    Age 75
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
    Age 80
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
    Age 85
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE 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
    267.56
    16
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217.83
    2
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178.83
    1
    4. Stroke
    171.22
    1
    5. Tuberculosis
    94.14
    13
    6. Malaria
    72.49
    2
    7. Liver Disease
    55.99
    9
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    55.85
    33
    9. HIV/AIDS
    51.83
    31
    10. Lung Disease
    48.68
    13
    11. Maternal Conditions
    41.07
    3
    12. Meningitis
    40.48
    2
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    38.68
    21
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34.57
    35
    15. Kidney Disease
    33.23
    20
    16. Prostate Cancer
    30.53
    33
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    27.00
    1
    18. Malnutrition
    26.98
    12
    19. Other Injuries
    24.14
    4
    20. Low Birth Weight
    23.83
    14
    21. Falls
    22.34
    5
    22. Cervical Cancer
    22.08
    24
    23. Birth Trauma
    21.68
    9
    24. Asthma
    19.24
    12
    25. Hypertension
    17.42
    55
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.40
    2
    27. Suicide
    16.15
    21
    28. Liver Cancer
    15.84
    17
    29. Measles
    15.73
    4
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    15.09
    3
    31. Breast Cancer
    14.46
    116
    32. Violence
    13.34
    30
    33. Drownings
    11.37
    6
    34. Schistosomiasis
    9.59
    2
    35. Fires
    8.88
    4
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.79
    11
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.28
    43
    38. Hepatitis B
    7.60
    1
    39. Epilepsy
    5.83
    9
    40. Skin Disease
    5.18
    29
    41. Poisonings
    4.33
    1
    42. Appendicitis
    4.07
    2
    43. Stomach Cancer
    3.62
    138
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.13
    149
    45. Alcohol
    3.03
    36
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.76
    176
    47. Drug Use
    2.73
    24
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    100
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    2.42
    82
    50. Lymphomas
    2.28
    171
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,302
    11.52
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,946
    9.84
    3. Malaria
    7,211
    8.93
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,022
    7.46
    5. Stroke
    4,484
    5.55
    6. Tuberculosis
    3,518
    4.36
    7. Low Birth Weight
    3,080
    3.81
    8. HIV/AIDS
    2,811
    3.48
    9. Birth Trauma
    2,802
    3.47
    10. Maternal Conditions
    2,745
    3.40
    11. Meningitis
    2,386
    2.96
    12. Malnutrition
    2,187
    2.71
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,166
    2.68
    14. Liver Disease
    2,095
    2.59
    15. Measles
    2,032
    2.52
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    1,997
    2.47
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    1,816
    2.25
    18. Other Injuries
    1,450
    1.80
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,433
    1.77
    20. Kidney Disease
    1,153
    1.43
    21. Lung Disease
    1,140
    1.41
    22. Violence
    967
    1.20
    23. Drownings
    762
    0.94
    24. Suicide
    715
    0.89
    25. Falls
    641
    0.79
      Deaths %
    26. Asthma
    602
    0.75
    27. Liver Cancer
    565
    0.70
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    507
    0.63
    29. Hypertension
    455
    0.56
    30. Fires
    443
    0.55
    31. Hepatitis B
    428
    0.53
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    404
    0.50
    33. Cervical Cancer
    396
    0.49
    34. Schistosomiasis
    391
    0.48
    35. Epilepsy
    348
    0.43
    36. Poisonings
    305
    0.38
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    303
    0.38
    38. Breast Cancer
    295
    0.37
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    285
    0.35
    40. Prostate Cancer
    227
    0.28
    41. Skin Disease
    160
    0.20
    42. Appendicitis
    153
    0.19
    43. Drug Use
    151
    0.19
    44. Tetanus
    136
    0.17
    45. Alcohol
    120
    0.15
    46. Ascariasis
    113
    0.14
    47. Stomach Cancer
    112
    0.14
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    99
    0.12
    49. Encephalitis
    96
    0.12
    50. Other Neoplasms
    90
    0.11
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    30.53
    33
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.08
    24
    3. Liver Cancer
    15.84
    17
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.46
    116
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.62
    138
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.13
    149
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.76
    176
    8. Lymphomas
    2.28
    171
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    142
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.60
    120
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.59
    173
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.34
    158
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.16
    122
    14. Leukemia
    1.06
    177
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    167
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.79
    172
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.7
    104
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    60.0
    12.0
    4
    52
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    3.8
    13.3
    164
    144
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.57
    107
    Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    6.163m
    107
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    163
    Population 0-14
    41.8%
    21
    Population 15-64
    54.4%
    177
    Population 65 +
    3.8%
    150
    Birth Rate / 1000
    36.30
    15
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.40
    34
    Fertility Rate
    4.73
    20
    Infant Mortality
    68.40
    10
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    173
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    184
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    181
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.71
    145
    Net Migration
    -2.10
    145
    Population Growth
    2.40%
    28
    Literacy Total
    48.1%
    178
    Literacy Male
    58.7%
    144
    Literacy Female
    37.7%
    144
    Unemployment
    9.1%
    76
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    53.1
    181
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    47.6
    180
    GDP per Capita USD
    $1,800
    179

    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.