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Cameroon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Cameroon and Peru 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.

Peru
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   Peru PERU
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Peru PERU
           
    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
     
    46.7
    49.3
    48.0
    102
    101
    101
    1970
    44.9
    47.5
    46.2
    137
    140
    137
     
    52.4
    55.6
    53.9
    103
    102
    103
    1980
    50.1
    53.1
    51.5
    138
    139
    139
     
    58.3
    62.4
    60.3
    102
    103
    103
    1990
    53.1
    56.3
    54.6
    150
    146
    147
     
    63.5
    68.2
    65.8
    104
    104
    105
    2000
    50.2
    52.6
    51.4
    158
    162
    158
     
    68.9
    73.9
    71.4
    70
    79
    75
    2010
    54.1
    56.4
    55.3
    169
    169
    169
     
    71.2
    76.3
    73.7
    71
    79
    73
    2016
    56.7
    59.4
    58.1
    175
    175
    174
     
    73.4
    78.3
    75.9
    61
    69
    62
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Peru PERU
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    56.7
    59.4
    175
    175
    73.4
    78.3
    61
    69
    Age 5
    61.9
    64.2
    175
    176
    74.6
    79.4
    54
    63
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.4
    174
    176
    74.8
    79.6
    53
    63
    Age 15
    63.8
    65.9
    172
    176
    74.9
    79.7
    53
    62
    Age 20
    64.6
    66.6
    173
    176
    75.1
    79.8
    53
    61
    Age 25
    65.6
    67.4
    173
    176
    75.5
    80.0
    53
    60
    Age 30
    66.7
    68.4
    173
    176
    75.9
    80.3
    52
    60
    Age 35
    67.9
    69.7
    173
    176
    76.3
    80.5
    52
    60
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.4
    174
    175
    76.8
    80.8
    52
    58
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    172
    171
    77.4
    81.2
    51
    57
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    165
    168
    78.1
    81.7
    52
    57
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.8
    153
    166
    79.0
    82.3
    52
    57
    Age 60
    75.7
    77.2
    150
    163
    80.1
    83.1
    51
    56
    Age 65
    77.7
    78.8
    147
    160
    81.5
    84.1
    51
    56
    Age 70
    79.9
    80.8
    145
    158
    83.2
    85.4
    50
    56
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.2
    147
    153
    85.3
    87.0
    51
    54
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.0
    143
    146
    87.8
    89.0
    50
    52
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    141
    139
    91.0
    91.7
    34
    45
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Peru PERU
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    176.51
    10
    7.17
    83
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145.79
    10
    77.68
    43
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    128.61
    89
    74.35
    144
    4. Stroke
    106.51
    49
    30.61
    151
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    77.94
    27
    4.02
    87
    6. Tuberculosis
    51.31
    30
    5.34
    90
    7. Liver Disease
    50.21
    12
    30.74
    34
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.09
    43
    21.67
    115
    9. Lung Disease
    36.71
    35
    16.81
    137
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.90
    29
    13.73
    110
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    27.97
    71
    26.04
    85
    12. Prostate Cancer
    27.02
    40
    19.37
    68
    13. Kidney Disease
    25.59
    47
    28.83
    36
    14. Meningitis
    24.29
    14
    1.19
    86
    15. Maternal Conditions
    22.78
    15
    1.44
    81
    16. Malaria
    22.23
    31
    0.02
    68
    17. Breast Cancer
    20.15
    45
    8.39
    169
    18. Other Injuries
    20.11
    7
    13.00
    39
    19. Cervical Cancer
    19.96
    28
    11.12
    72
    20. Suicide
    19.47
    12
    5.08
    149
    21. Falls
    19.37
    10
    5.42
    87
    22. Low Birth Weight
    17.25
    31
    5.46
    110
    23. Birth Trauma
    16.71
    21
    2.16
    107
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    16.67
    11
    2.05
    155
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    15.73
    3
    7.94
    86
    26. Hypertension
    14.66
    74
    3.72
    163
    27. Malnutrition
    14.60
    35
    5.54
    58
    28. Violence
    11.83
    33
    11.73
    35
    29. Asthma
    10.86
    48
    0.97
    145
    30. Drownings
    10.06
    12
    3.84
    86
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.45
    28
    2.86
    95
    32. Lymphomas
    7.87
    19
    5.34
    98
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.45
    52
    2.95
    153
    34. Syphilis
    6.90
    10
    0.34
    73
    35. Fires
    6.79
    19
    1.63
    90
    36. Oral Cancer
    6.79
    22
    1.10
    183
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.81
    10
    0.00
    148
    38. Liver Cancer
    5.35
    94
    6.79
    66
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.29
    34
    1.53
    104
    40. Epilepsy
    4.90
    12
    1.01
    139
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    87
    3.41
    133
    42. Skin Disease
    4.55
    36
    1.41
    107
    43. Hepatitis B
    4.26
    13
    0.33
    109
    44. Drug Use
    3.77
    16
    2.25
    33
    45. Other Neoplasms
    3.62
    57
    1.44
    142
    46. Alcohol
    3.32
    30
    1.55
    99
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.95
    175
    7.06
    104
    48. Poisonings
    2.88
    20
    0.92
    71
    49. Appendicitis
    2.88
    12
    1.08
    65
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    169
    13.46
    22
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Peru PERU
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    28,669
    13.62
    2,193
    1.48
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,139
    11.47
    22,743
    15.32
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    15,092
    7.17
    1,239
    0.83
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,660
    5.54
    21,421
    14.43
    5. Stroke
    10,475
    4.98
    8,794
    5.92
    6. Malaria
    8,030
    3.81
    7
    0.00
    7. Low Birth Weight
    7,438
    3.53
    1,877
    1.26
    8. Birth Trauma
    7,203
    3.42
    741
    0.50
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,873
    3.26
    4,179
    2.82
    10. Tuberculosis
    6,611
    3.14
    1,570
    1.06
    11. Liver Disease
    6,353
    3.02
    8,644
    5.82
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    5,981
    2.84
    2,693
    1.81
    13. Meningitis
    5,293
    2.51
    368
    0.25
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,735
    2.25
    470
    0.32
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,567
    2.17
    6,062
    4.08
    16. Other Injuries
    4,419
    2.10
    3,972
    2.68
    17. Malnutrition
    3,960
    1.88
    1,673
    1.13
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    3,948
    1.88
    605
    0.41
    19. Lung Disease
    3,422
    1.63
    4,894
    3.30
    20. Kidney Disease
    3,350
    1.59
    8,255
    5.56
    21. Syphilis
    2,869
    1.36
    114
    0.08
    22. Suicide
    2,867
    1.36
    1,567
    1.06
    23. Violence
    2,721
    1.29
    3,699
    2.49
    24. Drownings
    2,514
    1.19
    1,178
    0.79
    25. Falls
    2,403
    1.14
    1,569
    1.06
    26. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,031
    0.96
    7,721
    5.20
    27. Lymphomas
    1,471
    0.70
    1,511
    1.02
    28. Breast Cancer
    1,400
    0.67
    1,271
    0.86
    29. Hypertension
    1,387
    0.66
    1,082
    0.73
    30. Fires
    1,295
    0.62
    487
    0.33
    31. Asthma
    1,258
    0.60
    281
    0.19
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,190
    0.57
    1,678
    1.13
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,039
    0.49
    818
    0.55
    34. Prostate Cancer
    1,036
    0.49
    2,369
    1.60
    35. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.48
    309
    0.21
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    983
    0.47
    870
    0.59
    37. Oral Cancer
    820
    0.39
    312
    0.21
    38. Liver Cancer
    804
    0.38
    1,910
    1.29
    39. Schistosomiasis
    757
    0.36
    0
    0.00
    40. Poisonings
    731
    0.35
    283
    0.19
    41. Hepatitis B
    725
    0.34
    94
    0.06
    42. Drug Use
    678
    0.32
    679
    0.46
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    654
    0.31
    447
    0.30
    44. Skin Disease
    555
    0.26
    413
    0.28
    45. Other Neoplasms
    449
    0.21
    415
    0.28
    46. Alcohol
    435
    0.21
    452
    0.30
    47. Appendicitis
    424
    0.20
    323
    0.22
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    366
    0.17
    1,983
    1.34
    49. Leukemia
    333
    0.16
    1,090
    0.73
    50. Encephalitis
    331
    0.16
    346
    0.23
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Peru PERU
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.02
    40
    19.37
    68
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.15
    45
    8.39
    169
    3. Cervical Cancer
    19.96
    28
    11.12
    72
    4. Lymphomas
    7.87
    19
    5.34
    98
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.79
    22
    1.10
    183
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.35
    94
    6.79
    66
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    87
    3.41
    133
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.95
    175
    7.06
    104
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    169
    13.46
    22
    10. Leukemia
    1.98
    153
    3.64
    105
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    170
    9.61
    104
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.33
    110
    1.40
    107
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.33
    145
    1.20
    155
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.32
    159
    4.97
    69
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.32
    136
    0.79
    175
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.67
    175
    1.40
    140
    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.