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HEALTH PROFILE : Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Zimbabwe including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.1
    53.3
    51.6
    89
    90
    89
    1970
    53.4
    56.7
    55.0
    99
    97
    97
    1980
    57.6
    61.2
    59.3
    107
    108
    108
    1990
    59.0
    63.7
    61.3
    129
    121
    125
    2000
    46.0
    46.0
    46.0
    175
    180
    177
    2010
    51.4
    53.5
    52.4
    174
    175
    175
    2016
    59.6
    63.1
    61.4
    163
    162
    162
     
     
    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.6
    63.1
    163
    162
    Age 5
    63.4
    66.4
    171
    168
    Age 10
    64.0
    67.0
    171
    170
    Age 15
    64.4
    67.4
    171
    171
    Age 20
    65.1
    68.0
    171
    172
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    172
    173
    Age 30
    66.8
    69.6
    172
    171
    Age 35
    67.9
    70.8
    172
    169
    Age 40
    69.3
    72.3
    173
    167
    Age 45
    71.0
    73.8
    167
    163
    Age 50
    72.8
    75.3
    153
    156
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.7
    132
    149
    Age 60
    76.6
    78.1
    121
    141
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.6
    115
    136
    Age 70
    80.7
    81.5
    112
    133
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.7
    115
    132
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.4
    113
    127
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    113
    122
     
     
    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE 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
    299.25
    4
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    100.65
    29
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.38
    147
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    75.02
    1
    5. Stroke
    63.38
    121
    6. Violence
    47.41
    4
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    41.80
    52
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.06
    44
    9. Kidney Disease
    31.43
    24
    10. Cervical Cancer
    29.02
    10
    11. Prostate Cancer
    26.83
    38
    12. Malnutrition
    24.07
    11
    13. Lung Disease
    22.53
    90
    14. Tuberculosis
    22.42
    54
    15. Low Birth Weight
    19.22
    24
    16. Suicide
    17.54
    19
    17. Maternal Conditions
    15.66
    25
    18. Malaria
    15.55
    37
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.12
    117
    20. Birth Trauma
    14.47
    34
    21. Other Injuries
    14.00
    45
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    13.43
    27
    23. Asthma
    13.24
    39
    24. Liver Disease
    12.47
    108
    25. Breast Cancer
    12.43
    131
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Meningitis
    10.84
    37
    27. Lymphomas
    10.31
    2
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.46
    38
    29. Hypertension
    9.12
    120
    30. Stomach Cancer
    6.95
    71
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    6.93
    72
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.82
    27
    33. Epilepsy
    6.35
    20
    34. Liver Cancer
    6.26
    71
    35. Skin Disease
    6.18
    12
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    116
    37. Fires
    5.77
    38
    38. Falls
    5.17
    94
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.82
    36
    40. Lung Cancers
    4.00
    142
    41. Ovary Cancer
    3.80
    114
    42. Syphilis
    2.88
    28
    43. Drownings
    2.80
    107
    44. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    107
    45. Alcohol
    2.73
    43
    46. Drug Use
    2.70
    37
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.53
    103
    48. Encephalitis
    2.51
    10
    49. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    124
    50. Measles
    1.99
    25
     
     
    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    33,197
    26.40
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,569
    9.20
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,080
    5.63
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,216
    4.94
    5. Low Birth Weight
    5,433
    4.32
    6. Stroke
    4,923
    3.91
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,759
    3.78
    8. Violence
    4,442
    3.53
    9. Malnutrition
    4,428
    3.52
    10. Birth Trauma
    4,092
    3.25
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,345
    2.66
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,783
    2.21
    13. Malaria
    2,530
    2.01
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,392
    1.90
    15. Maternal Conditions
    2,254
    1.79
    16. Other Injuries
    1,911
    1.52
    17. Tuberculosis
    1,737
    1.38
    18. Meningitis
    1,678
    1.33
    19. Suicide
    1,641
    1.30
    20. Lung Disease
    1,436
    1.14
    21. Asthma
    1,116
    0.89
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,082
    0.86
    23. Liver Disease
    967
    0.77
    24. Lymphomas
    920
    0.73
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    885
    0.70
      Deaths %
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    859
    0.68
    27. Epilepsy
    792
    0.63
    28. Prostate Cancer
    705
    0.56
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    696
    0.55
    30. Fires
    673
    0.54
    31. Syphilis
    662
    0.53
    32. Hypertension
    598
    0.48
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    542
    0.43
    34. Measles
    499
    0.40
    35. Skin Disease
    497
    0.40
    36. Breast Cancer
    491
    0.39
    37. Liver Cancer
    490
    0.39
    38. Drownings
    433
    0.34
    39. Stomach Cancer
    428
    0.34
    40. Falls
    415
    0.33
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    414
    0.33
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    393
    0.31
    43. Encephalitis
    386
    0.31
    44. Poisonings
    333
    0.26
    45. Drug Use
    311
    0.25
    46. Lung Cancers
    250
    0.20
    47. Leukemia
    200
    0.16
    48. Alcohol
    198
    0.16
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    188
    0.15
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    169
    0.13
     
     
    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    29.02
    10
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.83
    38
    3. Breast Cancer
    12.43
    131
    4. Lymphomas
    10.31
    2
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.95
    71
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.82
    27
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.26
    71
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    116
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lung Cancers
    4.00
    142
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.80
    114
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    107
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    124
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.98
    92
    14. Leukemia
    1.97
    149
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.49
    93
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    121
     
     
    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.8
    112
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    31.2
    2.1
    71
    106
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    4.7
    25.3
    151
    82
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.69
    138

     
    Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    13,805,084
    71
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    151
    Population 0-14
    38.9%
    39
    Population 15-64
    56.6%
    162
    Population 65 +
    4.5%
    123
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.20
    25
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.20
    37
    Fertility Rate
    3.98
    36
    Infant Mortality
    32.70
    57
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    182
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    0.98
    191
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    156
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.69
    154
    Net Migration
    -8.50
    183
    Population Growth
    1.60%
    66
    Literacy Total
    86.5%
    124
    Literacy Male
    88.5%
    93
    Literacy Female
    84.6%
    91
    Unemployment
    95.0%
    1
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    61.4
    162
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    54.4
    160
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,300
    167
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    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.