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Cameroon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea 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.

Equatorial Guinea
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Cameroon Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    40.5
    43.1
    41.7
    141
    134
    137
     
    35.4
    38.4
    36.9
    161
    157
    159
    1970
    44.9
    47.5
    46.2
    137
    140
    137
     
    38.4
    41.5
    39.9
    165
    162
    163
    1980
    50.1
    53.1
    51.5
    138
    139
    139
     
    41.5
    44.6
    43.0
    168
    165
    167
    1990
    53.1
    56.3
    54.6
    150
    146
    147
     
    45.2
    48.4
    46.8
    173
    171
    172
    2000
    50.2
    52.6
    51.4
    158
    162
    158
     
    51.2
    54.3
    52.7
    156
    152
    153
    2010
    54.1
    56.4
    55.3
    169
    169
    169
     
    54.9
    57.3
    56.1
    168
    167
    168
    2016
    56.7
    59.4
    58.1
    175
    175
    174
     
    57.9
    61.7
    59.5
    171
    167
    172
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    56.7
    59.4
    175
    175
    57.9
    61.7
    171
    167
    Age 5
    61.9
    64.2
    175
    176
    63.9
    67.3
    167
    163
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.4
    174
    176
    64.7
    68.1
    166
    163
    Age 15
    63.8
    65.9
    172
    176
    65.0
    68.5
    168
    164
    Age 20
    64.6
    66.6
    173
    176
    65.8
    69.1
    168
    164
    Age 25
    65.6
    67.4
    173
    176
    66.8
    69.9
    167
    164
    Age 30
    66.7
    68.4
    173
    176
    67.8
    70.8
    167
    162
    Age 35
    67.9
    69.7
    173
    176
    68.8
    71.8
    166
    161
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.4
    174
    175
    70.0
    72.8
    163
    162
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    172
    171
    71.3
    73.9
    161
    161
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    165
    168
    72.8
    75.0
    154
    161
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.8
    153
    166
    74.5
    76.2
    137
    158
    Age 60
    75.7
    77.2
    150
    163
    76.2
    77.5
    133
    157
    Age 65
    77.7
    78.8
    147
    160
    78.0
    79.0
    135
    157
    Age 70
    79.9
    80.8
    145
    158
    80.2
    80.9
    133
    155
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.2
    147
    153
    82.7
    83.2
    135
    149
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.0
    143
    146
    85.6
    86.1
    133
    144
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    141
    139
    89.1
    89.4
    133
    137
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    176.51
    10
    103.22
    16
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145.79
    10
    131.25
    15
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    128.61
    89
    141.92
    75
    4. Stroke
    106.51
    49
    87.92
    68
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    77.94
    27
    46.42
    40
    6. Tuberculosis
    51.31
    30
    26.22
    51
    7. Liver Disease
    50.21
    12
    53.31
    10
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.09
    43
    57.12
    29
    9. Lung Disease
    36.71
    35
    32.20
    50
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.90
    29
    21.81
    70
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    27.97
    71
    50.09
    5
    12. Prostate Cancer
    27.02
    40
    17.90
    78
    13. Kidney Disease
    25.59
    47
    16.79
    85
    14. Meningitis
    24.29
    14
    20.79
    24
    15. Maternal Conditions
    22.78
    15
    10.77
    36
    16. Malaria
    22.23
    31
    45.70
    10
    17. Breast Cancer
    20.15
    45
    11.81
    134
    18. Other Injuries
    20.11
    7
    19.88
    8
    19. Cervical Cancer
    19.96
    28
    12.88
    64
    20. Suicide
    19.47
    12
    21.97
    8
    21. Falls
    19.37
    10
    19.55
    8
    22. Low Birth Weight
    17.25
    31
    23.16
    17
    23. Birth Trauma
    16.71
    21
    21.21
    11
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    16.67
    11
    9.74
    28
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    15.73
    3
    13.37
    10
    26. Hypertension
    14.66
    74
    27.80
    18
    27. Malnutrition
    14.60
    35
    25.74
    16
    28. Violence
    11.83
    33
    3.32
    119
    29. Asthma
    10.86
    48
    8.74
    58
    30. Drownings
    10.06
    12
    14.35
    2
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.45
    28
    7.73
    36
    32. Lymphomas
    7.87
    19
    5.14
    101
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.45
    52
    13.84
    7
    34. Syphilis
    6.90
    10
    1.80
    36
    35. Fires
    6.79
    19
    8.74
    5
    36. Oral Cancer
    6.79
    22
    6.54
    26
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.81
    10
    3.30
    22
    38. Liver Cancer
    5.35
    94
    6.38
    74
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.29
    34
    3.79
    57
    40. Epilepsy
    4.90
    12
    5.27
    10
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    87
    4.09
    103
    42. Skin Disease
    4.55
    36
    11.25
    2
    43. Hepatitis B
    4.26
    13
    3.14
    29
    44. Drug Use
    3.77
    16
    3.05
    22
    45. Other Neoplasms
    3.62
    57
    3.17
    74
    46. Alcohol
    3.32
    30
    4.21
    21
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.95
    175
    3.61
    162
    48. Poisonings
    2.88
    20
    2.20
    39
    49. Appendicitis
    2.88
    12
    2.14
    26
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    169
    2.76
    160
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    28,669
    13.62
    973
    9.41
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,139
    11.47
    1,187
    11.48
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    15,092
    7.17
    475
    4.59
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,660
    5.54
    635
    6.14
    5. Stroke
    10,475
    4.98
    416
    4.02
    6. Malaria
    8,030
    3.81
    800
    7.74
    7. Low Birth Weight
    7,438
    3.53
    477
    4.61
    8. Birth Trauma
    7,203
    3.42
    436
    4.22
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,873
    3.26
    252
    2.44
    10. Tuberculosis
    6,611
    3.14
    189
    1.83
    11. Liver Disease
    6,353
    3.02
    373
    3.61
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    5,981
    2.84
    258
    2.50
    13. Meningitis
    5,293
    2.51
    240
    2.32
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,735
    2.25
    132
    1.28
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,567
    2.17
    290
    2.80
    16. Other Injuries
    4,419
    2.10
    218
    2.11
    17. Malnutrition
    3,960
    1.88
    246
    2.38
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    3,948
    1.88
    107
    1.03
    19. Lung Disease
    3,422
    1.63
    145
    1.40
    20. Kidney Disease
    3,350
    1.59
    107
    1.03
    21. Syphilis
    2,869
    1.36
    34
    0.33
    22. Suicide
    2,867
    1.36
    201
    1.94
    23. Violence
    2,721
    1.29
    42
    0.41
    24. Drownings
    2,514
    1.19
    196
    1.90
    25. Falls
    2,403
    1.14
    134
    1.30
    26. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,031
    0.96
    173
    1.67
    27. Lymphomas
    1,471
    0.70
    41
    0.40
    28. Breast Cancer
    1,400
    0.67
    38
    0.37
    29. Hypertension
    1,387
    0.66
    123
    1.19
    30. Fires
    1,295
    0.62
    81
    0.78
    31. Asthma
    1,258
    0.60
    58
    0.56
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,190
    0.57
    36
    0.35
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,039
    0.49
    46
    0.44
    34. Prostate Cancer
    1,036
    0.49
    34
    0.33
    35. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.48
    67
    0.65
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    983
    0.47
    93
    0.90
    37. Oral Cancer
    820
    0.39
    36
    0.35
    38. Liver Cancer
    804
    0.38
    37
    0.36
    39. Schistosomiasis
    757
    0.36
    23
    0.22
    40. Poisonings
    731
    0.35
    24
    0.23
    41. Hepatitis B
    725
    0.34
    27
    0.26
    42. Drug Use
    678
    0.32
    35
    0.34
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    654
    0.31
    25
    0.24
    44. Skin Disease
    555
    0.26
    75
    0.73
    45. Other Neoplasms
    449
    0.21
    20
    0.19
    46. Alcohol
    435
    0.21
    38
    0.37
    47. Appendicitis
    424
    0.20
    20
    0.19
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    366
    0.17
    23
    0.22
    49. Leukemia
    333
    0.16
    13
    0.13
    50. Encephalitis
    331
    0.16
    12
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.02
    40
    17.90
    78
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.15
    45
    11.81
    134
    3. Cervical Cancer
    19.96
    28
    12.88
    64
    4. Lymphomas
    7.87
    19
    5.14
    101
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.79
    22
    6.54
    26
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.35
    94
    6.38
    74
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    87
    4.09
    103
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.95
    175
    3.61
    162
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    169
    2.76
    160
    10. Leukemia
    1.98
    153
    1.93
    155
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    170
    4.47
    138
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.33
    110
    1.42
    105
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.33
    145
    2.13
    107
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.32
    159
    1.59
    147
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.32
    136
    2.28
    83
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.67
    175
    2.36
    84
    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.