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HEALTH PROFILE: South Sudan

South Sudan
COUNTRY PROFILE
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South Sudan

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

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    South Sudan
    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
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
    2010
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
    2016
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
    Age 5
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
    Age 10
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
    Age 15
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
    Age 20
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
    Age 25
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
    Age 30
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
    Age 35
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
    Age 40
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
    Age 45
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
    Age 50
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
    Age 55
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
    Age 60
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
    Age 65
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN 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
    148.57
    14
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    126.22
    9
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    117.11
    21
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    102.15
    122
    5. Stroke
    79.41
    81
    6. Malaria
    45.14
    11
    7. Tuberculosis
    40.46
    39
    8. Leishmaniasis
    40.17
    1
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.81
    16
    10. Prostate Cancer
    32.04
    29
    11. Malnutrition
    31.07
    8
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.04
    85
    13. Maternal Conditions
    30.45
    11
    14. Meningitis
    27.10
    11
    15. Birth Trauma
    26.75
    3
    16. Cervical Cancer
    24.00
    18
    17. Low Birth Weight
    23.08
    18
    18. Lung Disease
    22.66
    92
    19. Alzheimers & Dementia
    22.52
    103
    20. Liver Disease
    21.73
    65
    21. Breast Cancer
    21.00
    35
    22. Hypertension
    18.77
    48
    23. War
    15.79
    8
    24. Tetanus
    15.00
    2
    25. Falls
    14.21
    34
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Other Injuries
    14.05
    33
    27. Syphilis
    11.85
    1
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.32
    11
    29. Asthma
    10.31
    52
    30. Kidney Disease
    9.90
    133
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    9.90
    39
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.63
    19
    33. Fires
    7.47
    10
    34. Lymphomas
    7.40
    30
    35. Liver Cancer
    7.02
    62
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.64
    109
    37. Drownings
    6.25
    45
    38. Ovary Cancer
    6.25
    25
    39. Suicide
    6.07
    133
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    5.89
    71
    41. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    83
    42. Violence
    5.72
    87
    43. Oral Cancer
    5.64
    38
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.77
    108
    45. Leukemia
    4.61
    45
    46. Poisonings
    3.86
    6
    47. Skin Disease
    3.76
    57
    48. Schistosomiasis
    3.23
    23
    49. Hepatitis B
    3.23
    26
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.22
    64
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    13,189
    11.95
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12,682
    11.49
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10,454
    9.47
    4. Birth Trauma
    5,835
    5.29
    5. Malaria
    5,238
    4.75
    6. Low Birth Weight
    5,035
    4.56
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,020
    4.55
    8. Stroke
    4,132
    3.74
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,829
    3.47
    10. Maternal Conditions
    3,297
    2.99
    11. Meningitis
    2,970
    2.69
    12. Tuberculosis
    2,874
    2.60
    13. Leishmaniasis
    2,686
    2.43
    14. Malnutrition
    2,680
    2.43
    15. Syphilis
    2,386
    2.16
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    2,134
    1.93
    17. Tetanus
    1,907
    1.73
    18. War
    1,747
    1.58
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,634
    1.48
    20. Other Injuries
    1,418
    1.29
    21. Liver Disease
    1,393
    1.26
    22. Lung Disease
    1,106
    1.00
    23. Hypertension
    898
    0.81
    24. Alzheimers & Dementia
    815
    0.74
    25. Falls
    811
    0.74
      Deaths %
    26. Cervical Cancer
    777
    0.70
    27. Drownings
    763
    0.69
    28. Breast Cancer
    714
    0.65
    29. Fires
    700
    0.63
    30. Prostate Cancer
    679
    0.62
    31. Asthma
    657
    0.60
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    630
    0.57
    33. Violence
    619
    0.56
    34. Kidney Disease
    593
    0.54
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    555
    0.50
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    543
    0.49
    37. Measles
    534
    0.48
    38. Lymphomas
    507
    0.46
    39. Poisonings
    488
    0.44
    40. Suicide
    458
    0.42
    41. Liver Cancer
    444
    0.40
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    400
    0.36
    43. Leukemia
    343
    0.31
    44. Oral Cancer
    342
    0.31
    45. Stomach Cancer
    332
    0.30
    46. Epilepsy
    332
    0.30
    47. Inflammatory/Heart
    318
    0.29
    48. Skin Disease
    252
    0.23
    49. Hepatitis B
    249
    0.23
    50. Schistosomiasis
    228
    0.21
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    32.04
    29
    2. Cervical Cancer
    24.00
    18
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.00
    35
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.32
    11
    5. Lymphomas
    7.40
    30
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.02
    62
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.64
    109
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.25
    25
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    83
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.64
    38
    11. Leukemia
    4.61
    45
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.51
    154
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.99
    97
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.95
    133
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.65
    116
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.31
    113
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.25
    148
    South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    13.026m
    72
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    28
    Population 0-14
    44.4%
    10
    Population 15-64
    53.5%
    183
    Population 65 +
    2.1%
    191
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.50
    18
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.70
    90
    Fertility Rate
    5.07
    13
    Infant Mortality
    62.80
    15
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    N/D
    N/D
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    113
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    74
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.23
    3
    Net Migration
    10.60
    6
    Population Growth
    3.80%
    2
    Literacy Total
    27.0%
    188
    Literacy Male
    40.0%
    152
    Literacy Female
    16.0%
    153
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    58.6
    173
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    50.6
    175
    GDP per Capita USD
    $1,500
    185

    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.