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Cameroon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Cameroon and Mauritania 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.

Mauritania
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   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Mauritania MAURITANIA
           
    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
     
    41.5
    45.7
    43.5
    131
    123
    129
    1970
    44.9
    47.5
    46.2
    137
    140
    137
     
    45.5
    49.9
    47.6
    135
    129
    133
    1980
    50.1
    53.1
    51.5
    138
    139
    139
     
    50.5
    54.7
    52.5
    135
    133
    134
    1990
    53.1
    56.3
    54.6
    150
    146
    147
     
    55.6
    59.5
    57.5
    140
    136
    137
    2000
    50.2
    52.6
    51.4
    158
    162
    158
     
    58.4
    61.6
    60.0
    133
    132
    134
    2010
    54.1
    56.4
    55.3
    169
    169
    169
     
    60.5
    63.5
    62.0
    142
    145
    143
    2016
    56.7
    59.4
    58.1
    175
    175
    174
     
    62.6
    65.2
    63.9
    146
    154
    147
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Mauritania MAURITANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    56.7
    59.4
    175
    175
    62.6
    65.2
    146
    154
    Age 5
    61.9
    64.2
    175
    176
    68.5
    70.5
    126
    144
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.4
    174
    176
    68.9
    71.0
    124
    143
    Age 15
    63.8
    65.9
    172
    176
    69.0
    71.1
    128
    147
    Age 20
    64.6
    66.6
    173
    176
    69.5
    71.6
    127
    146
    Age 25
    65.6
    67.4
    173
    176
    70.1
    72.2
    125
    146
    Age 30
    66.7
    68.4
    173
    176
    70.6
    72.8
    126
    146
    Age 35
    67.9
    69.7
    173
    176
    71.2
    73.4
    124
    146
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.4
    174
    175
    71.8
    74.0
    127
    149
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    172
    171
    72.5
    74.6
    130
    151
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    165
    168
    73.4
    75.3
    133
    155
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.8
    153
    166
    74.5
    76.2
    136
    159
    Age 60
    75.7
    77.2
    150
    163
    75.8
    77.1
    144
    164
    Age 65
    77.7
    78.8
    147
    160
    77.5
    78.4
    154
    167
    Age 70
    79.9
    80.8
    145
    158
    79.4
    80.1
    167
    171
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.2
    147
    153
    81.8
    82.3
    170
    171
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.0
    143
    146
    84.8
    85.1
    172
    171
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    141
    139
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Mauritania MAURITANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    203.03
    8
    28.87
    42
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    144.06
    16
    138.44
    18
    3. Stroke
    136.18
    28
    112.30
    55
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.42
    82
    126.70
    76
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    58.89
    28
    53.80
    31
    6. Tuberculosis
    55.10
    30
    36.96
    45
    7. Liver Disease
    48.82
    13
    35.07
    25
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.33
    49
    50.44
    38
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.06
    28
    29.67
    39
    10. Malaria
    29.11
    30
    38.80
    22
    11. Kidney Disease
    24.91
    41
    20.00
    61
    12. Lung Disease
    24.85
    75
    19.71
    111
    13. Prostate Cancer
    24.27
    44
    17.47
    79
    14. Maternal Conditions
    23.66
    17
    20.91
    19
    15. Meningitis
    22.27
    19
    15.57
    32
    16. Other Injuries
    19.99
    18
    15.25
    36
    17. Breast Cancer
    19.45
    62
    13.70
    124
    18. Cervical Cancer
    19.27
    35
    18.59
    39
    19. Birth Trauma
    18.22
    19
    15.91
    31
    20. Low Birth Weight
    17.53
    32
    31.60
    3
    21. Suicide
    17.33
    20
    9.53
    96
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    16.56
    7
    13.04
    30
    23. Falls
    16.25
    14
    13.14
    26
    24. Malnutrition
    16.25
    22
    13.19
    31
    25. Hypertension
    14.91
    82
    10.60
    109
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.82
    121
    18.12
    87
    27. Asthma
    14.27
    33
    12.08
    49
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    13.73
    23
    8.29
    58
    29. Violence
    12.13
    34
    10.97
    41
    30. Drownings
    7.87
    36
    6.29
    54
    31. Lymphomas
    7.27
    28
    2.72
    142
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.95
    35
    4.97
    65
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.72
    71
    4.86
    110
    34. Fires
    6.66
    26
    5.04
    44
    35. Oral Cancer
    6.31
    27
    1.38
    159
    36. Syphilis
    5.85
    11
    8.15
    5
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.43
    10
    4.17
    18
    38. Epilepsy
    5.31
    27
    3.52
    48
    39. Drug Use
    5.05
    12
    3.21
    31
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.03
    100
    12.74
    25
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.66
    41
    3.42
    68
    42. Ovary Cancer
    4.14
    93
    3.21
    141
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.52
    62
    2.72
    90
    44. Measles
    3.48
    19
    0.26
    57
    45. Skin Disease
    3.48
    51
    3.09
    59
    46. Poisonings
    2.81
    26
    2.33
    41
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.77
    176
    3.08
    167
    48. Hepatitis B
    2.72
    11
    1.72
    37
    49. Alcohol
    2.64
    47
    1.69
    90
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.51
    165
    3.60
    138
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    33,277
    15.06
    986
    3.50
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25,344
    11.47
    3,769
    13.37
    3. Stroke
    14,056
    6.36
    1,966
    6.97
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    13,953
    6.31
    1,961
    6.96
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,159
    5.50
    2,148
    7.62
    6. Malaria
    9,161
    4.14
    1,197
    4.25
    7. Birth Trauma
    7,686
    3.48
    1,079
    3.83
    8. Low Birth Weight
    7,394
    3.35
    2,144
    7.60
    9. Tuberculosis
    6,821
    3.09
    833
    2.95
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,560
    2.97
    983
    3.49
    11. Liver Disease
    6,425
    2.91
    771
    2.73
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    6,010
    2.72
    753
    2.67
    13. Meningitis
    5,309
    2.40
    547
    1.94
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,878
    2.21
    791
    2.81
    15. Malnutrition
    4,787
    2.17
    600
    2.13
    16. Other Injuries
    4,642
    2.10
    547
    1.94
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,630
    2.09
    888
    3.15
    18. Kidney Disease
    3,561
    1.61
    428
    1.52
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    3,426
    1.55
    287
    1.02
    20. Suicide
    2,787
    1.26
    240
    0.85
    21. Violence
    2,688
    1.22
    416
    1.48
    22. Lung Disease
    2,524
    1.14
    338
    1.20
    23. Syphilis
    2,298
    1.04
    536
    1.90
    24. Falls
    2,273
    1.03
    281
    1.00
    25. Drownings
    2,113
    0.96
    260
    0.92
    26. Asthma
    1,778
    0.80
    239
    0.85
    27. Hypertension
    1,536
    0.69
    188
    0.67
    28. Breast Cancer
    1,382
    0.63
    175
    0.62
    29. Fires
    1,367
    0.62
    156
    0.55
    30. Lymphomas
    1,347
    0.61
    69
    0.24
    31. Measles
    1,330
    0.60
    15
    0.05
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,282
    0.58
    268
    0.95
    33. Cervical Cancer
    1,193
    0.54
    213
    0.76
    34. Epilepsy
    1,061
    0.48
    112
    0.40
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,002
    0.45
    113
    0.40
    36. Prostate Cancer
    987
    0.45
    110
    0.39
    37. Pertussis
    922
    0.42
    143
    0.51
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    918
    0.42
    100
    0.35
    39. Drug Use
    908
    0.41
    93
    0.33
    40. Oral Cancer
    788
    0.36
    30
    0.11
    41. Liver Cancer
    763
    0.35
    309
    1.10
    42. Schistosomiasis
    716
    0.32
    89
    0.32
    43. Poisonings
    713
    0.32
    100
    0.35
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    619
    0.28
    70
    0.25
    45. Skin Disease
    473
    0.21
    67
    0.24
    46. Other Neoplasms
    446
    0.20
    66
    0.23
    47. Hepatitis B
    437
    0.20
    45
    0.16
    48. Encephalitis
    404
    0.18
    69
    0.24
    49. Alcohol
    394
    0.18
    43
    0.15
    50. Appendicitis
    366
    0.17
    39
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.27
    44
    17.47
    79
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.45
    62
    13.70
    124
    3. Cervical Cancer
    19.27
    35
    18.59
    39
    4. Lymphomas
    7.27
    28
    2.72
    142
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.31
    27
    1.38
    159
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.03
    100
    12.74
    25
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.14
    93
    3.21
    141
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.77
    176
    3.08
    167
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2.51
    165
    3.60
    138
    10. Leukemia
    1.81
    150
    1.00
    172
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.49
    170
    1.41
    173
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    102
    0.84
    134
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    135
    1.09
    149
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.13
    150
    0.66
    172
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.98
    160
    1.30
    148
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    172
    1.58
    114
    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.