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Belgium
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Belgium and DR Congo health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

DR Congo
COUNTRY #2
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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Belgium Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Belgium BELGIUM   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.24
    168
    82.42
    140
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    1.26
    177
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
    17.36
    96
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
    110.84
    56
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
    34.27
    37
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
    128.08
    20
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    15.18
    111
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
    12.22
    56
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    34.72
    23
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    5.06
    134
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
    7.55
    153
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
    14.74
    41
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
    25.03
    53
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    1.11
    157
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
    19.53
    116
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
    5.26
    90
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
    36.88
    21
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
    20.11
    8
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    4.21
    113
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
    2.90
    85
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    3.37
    129
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    2.31
    144
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
    0.49
    160
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    1.64
    108
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
    5.80
    85
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    10.30
    37
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    5.62
    90
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    6.06
    31
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    4.35
    58
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    1.99
    91
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    13.19
    29
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    2.23
    49
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
    31.76
    20
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
    1.33
    108
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    27.01
    15
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
    0.91
    114
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
    5.97
    22
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
    61.01
    25
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
    2.55
    67
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
    24.39
    15
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
    5.95
    22
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
    7.93
    26
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
    14.82
    24
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
    24.30
    10
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
    0.06
    165
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
    17.72
    22
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
    19.33
    15
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
    6.30
    31
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
    13.19
    9
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
    9.37
    25
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belgium BELGIUM   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
    24,108
    3.59
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
    4,461
    0.66
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
    33,913
    5.05
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
    417
    0.06
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
    10,391
    1.55
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
    84,332
    12.55
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
    1,781
    0.27
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
    3,056
    0.45
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
    7,577
    1.13
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
    3,172
    0.47
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
    11,821
    1.76
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
    6,268
    0.93
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
    405
    0.06
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
    4,065
    0.61
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
    2,634
    0.39
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
    1,220
    0.18
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
    1,665
    0.25
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
    16,810
    2.50
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
    9,466
    1.41
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
    131
    0.02
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
    1,000
    0.15
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
    497
    0.07
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
    2,681
    0.40
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
    3,912
    0.58
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
    2,028
    0.30
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
    1,937
    0.29
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
    25,899
    3.86
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
    625
    0.09
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
    1,473
    0.22
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
    9,405
    1.40
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
    717
    0.11
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
    316
    0.05
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
    51,222
    7.62
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
    611
    0.09
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
    4,465
    0.66
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
    1,033
    0.15
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
    18,222
    2.71
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
    2,553
    0.38
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
    543
    0.08
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
    5,178
    0.77
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
    2,943
    0.44
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
    22,512
    3.35
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
    26
    0.00
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
    7,016
    1.04
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
    7,561
    1.13
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
    10,322
    1.54
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
    5,142
    0.77
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
    38,204
    5.69
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
    9,325
    1.39
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
    48,276
    7.19
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    1.26
    177
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    15.18
    111
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    34.72
    23
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    5.06
    134
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    1.11
    157
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    4.21
    113
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    3.37
    129
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    2.31
    144
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    1.64
    108
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    10.30
    37
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    5.62
    90
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    6.06
    31
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    4.35
    58
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    1.99
    91
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    2.23
    49
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    27.01
    15
    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.