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HEALTH PROFILE: Venezuela

Venezuela
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Venezuela

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

Venezuela Population Pyramid
 
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    Venezuela
    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
    Venezuela VENEZUELA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.2
    61.5
    59.8
    61
    64
    62
    1970
    62.6
    67.8
    65.1
    62
    57
    59
    1980
    65.5
    71.4
    68.3
    59
    61
    58
    1990
    68.4
    74.2
    71.2
    51
    56
    50
    2000
    68.4
    77.1
    72.5
    77
    45
    62
    2010
    69.8
    77.8
    73.7
    90
    54
    75
    2016
    69.5
    79.0
    74.1
    98
    55
    88
    Venezuela VENEZUELA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    69.5
    79.0
    98
    55
    Age 5
    70.7
    80.2
    102
    51
    Age 10
    70.8
    80.3
    103
    50
    Age 15
    70.9
    80.4
    103
    48
    Age 20
    71.9
    80.6
    100
    47
    Age 25
    73.3
    80.8
    87
    46
    Age 30
    74.3
    81.0
    82
    45
    Age 35
    75.1
    81.3
    76
    44
    Age 40
    75.9
    81.6
    70
    44
    Age 45
    76.5
    81.9
    67
    43
    Age 50
    77.2
    82.3
    69
    45
    Age 55
    78.1
    82.9
    67
    45
    Age 60
    79.3
    83.8
    63
    43
    Age 65
    81.0
    84.9
    58
    41
    Age 70
    82.7
    86.1
    60
    44
    Age 75
    84.7
    87.6
    65
    42
    Age 80
    86.9
    89.6
    74
    42
    Age 85
    90.2
    92.6
    72
    17
    Venezuela VENEZUELA 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
    126.14
    91
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    57.30
    28
    3. Stroke
    53.04
    119
    4. Violence
    48.47
    2
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    40.79
    14
    6. Prostate Cancer
    30.91
    32
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.45
    97
    8. Lung Disease
    22.02
    101
    9. Breast Cancer
    17.95
    73
    10. Lung Cancers
    15.99
    75
    11. Hypertension
    15.40
    70
    12. Cervical Cancer
    14.90
    51
    13. Kidney Disease
    12.03
    115
    14. Liver Disease
    10.66
    119
    15. Other Neoplasms
    10.43
    1
    16. Stomach Cancer
    9.54
    46
    17. HIV/AIDS
    8.50
    73
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.27
    90
    19. Other Injuries
    8.18
    80
    20. Low Birth Weight
    7.52
    90
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    7.50
    94
    22. Lymphomas
    5.04
    104
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    4.44
    76
    24. Falls
    4.42
    104
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.31
    122
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.08
    86
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.05
    107
    28. Leukemia
    3.98
    80
    29. Suicide
    3.82
    157
    30. Chagas disease
    3.63
    2
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    3.22
    128
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.02
    105
    33. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2.80
    173
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.73
    160
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.69
    92
    36. Drownings
    2.68
    113
    37. Oral Cancer
    2.23
    128
    38. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    52
    39. Malnutrition
    1.97
    84
    40. Epilepsy
    1.96
    79
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.90
    121
    42. Maternal Conditions
    1.89
    75
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.63
    129
    44. Bladder Cancer
    1.56
    126
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    125
    46. Asthma
    1.50
    126
    47. Encephalitis
    1.36
    52
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.18
    168
    49. Meningitis
    0.92
    98
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    13
    Venezuela VENEZUELA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    33,016
    19.98
    2. Violence
    15,541
    9.40
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,933
    9.04
    4. Stroke
    13,793
    8.35
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    12,768
    7.73
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,740
    4.08
    7. Lung Disease
    5,641
    3.41
    8. Lung Cancers
    4,254
    2.57
    9. Hypertension
    3,987
    2.41
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3,210
    1.94
    11. Kidney Disease
    3,197
    1.93
    12. Liver Disease
    2,953
    1.79
    13. Other Neoplasms
    2,814
    1.70
    14. Breast Cancer
    2,676
    1.62
    15. HIV/AIDS
    2,634
    1.59
    16. Low Birth Weight
    2,534
    1.53
    17. Stomach Cancer
    2,532
    1.53
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    2,498
    1.51
    19. Other Injuries
    2,493
    1.51
    20. Cervical Cancer
    2,210
    1.34
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,195
    1.33
    22. Lymphomas
    1,386
    0.84
    23. Falls
    1,219
    0.74
    24. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,175
    0.71
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    1,171
    0.71
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    1,168
    0.71
    27. Leukemia
    1,162
    0.70
    28. Liver Cancer
    1,135
    0.69
    29. Chagas disease
    930
    0.56
    30. Birth Trauma
    908
    0.55
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    903
    0.55
    32. Drownings
    865
    0.52
    33. Tuberculosis
    840
    0.51
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    735
    0.44
    35. Alzheimers & Dementia
    701
    0.42
    36. Maternal Conditions
    609
    0.37
    37. Oral Cancer
    603
    0.36
    38. Ovary Cancer
    595
    0.36
    39. Epilepsy
    588
    0.36
    40. Skin Cancers
    586
    0.35
    41. Malnutrition
    556
    0.34
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    501
    0.30
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    432
    0.26
    44. Asthma
    416
    0.25
    45. Bladder Cancer
    401
    0.24
    46. Encephalitis
    394
    0.24
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    294
    0.18
    48. Meningitis
    289
    0.17
    49. Fires
    230
    0.14
    50. Uterin Cancer
    224
    0.14
    Venezuela VENEZUELA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    30.91
    32
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.95
    73
    3. Lung Cancers
    15.99
    75
    4. Cervical Cancer
    14.90
    51
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.54
    46
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.27
    90
    7. Lymphomas
    5.04
    104
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.44
    76
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.31
    122
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.05
    107
    11. Leukemia
    3.98
    80
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.23
    128
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    52
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.63
    129
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.56
    126
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    125
    Venezuela VENEZUELA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.6
    105
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    22.4
    28.6
    56
    54
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.81
    98
    Venezuela VENEZUELA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    31.304m
    42
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    85
    Population 0-14
    27.4%
    83
    Population 15-64
    65.5%
    95
    Population 65 +
    7.1%
    90
    Birth Rate / 1000
    18.80
    85
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.30
    162
    Fertility Rate
    2.32
    82
    Infant Mortality
    12.20
    111
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    126
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    69
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    118
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.83
    69
    Net Migration
    -1.20
    125
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    90
    Literacy Total
    97.1%
    71
    Literacy Male
    97.0%
    58
    Literacy Female
    97.2%
    44
    Unemployment
    26.4%
    20
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    74.1
    88
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    66.1
    75
    GDP per Capita USD
    $12,400
    98

    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.