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Congo
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Congo 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
Congo Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.91
    111
    101.95
    123
    2. Tuberculosis
    103.34
    10
    127.11
    6
    3. HIV/AIDS
    94.39
    19
    34.05
    37
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    86.68
    20
    91.53
    17
    5. Stroke
    82.34
    76
    101.85
    52
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.29
    46
    102.51
    27
    7. Malaria
    42.39
    14
    58.45
    4
    8. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    36.51
    21
    9. Liver Disease
    32.38
    28
    25.48
    53
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    31.88
    51
    32.24
    47
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.87
    39
    35.98
    28
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.89
    95
    26.08
    107
    13. Lung Disease
    26.70
    72
    30.98
    54
    14. Malnutrition
    23.63
    20
    43.92
    1
    15. Hypertension
    22.46
    29
    21.41
    34
    16. Maternal Conditions
    16.49
    21
    24.54
    13
    17. Low Birth Weight
    15.34
    42
    22.00
    20
    18. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    14.31
    118
    19. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    26.27
    14
    20. Violence
    11.22
    38
    14.50
    25
    21. Birth Trauma
    11.21
    47
    19.71
    15
    22. Kidney Disease
    10.80
    125
    9.06
    141
    23. Falls
    10.67
    44
    9.33
    53
    24. Meningitis
    10.23
    38
    17.61
    28
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    47
    11.16
    26
    26. Other Injuries
    9.42
    67
    11.66
    50
    27. Suicide
    9.28
    88
    9.66
    80
    28. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    10.50
    36
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.15
    31
    11.10
    14
    30. Asthma
    7.43
    68
    11.84
    42
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.64
    62
    5.69
    85
    32. Drownings
    6.57
    39
    9.18
    13
    33. Skin Disease
    5.17
    32
    4.78
    34
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    4.84
    91
    6.62
    54
    35. Fires
    4.40
    44
    5.55
    31
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    4.88
    137
    37. Measles
    4.30
    12
    0.59
    39
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.55
    63
    5.09
    36
    39. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    4.18
    125
    40. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    3.34
    139
    41. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    5.30
    97
    42. Epilepsy
    2.45
    56
    2.72
    47
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.44
    35
    2.84
    29
    44. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    2.27
    148
    45. Hepatitis B
    2.31
    40
    3.04
    30
    46. War
    2.10
    17
    1.63
    18
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    2.20
    53
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.88
    125
    2.90
    84
    49. Appendicitis
    1.84
    31
    2.31
    20
    50. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    1.29
    178
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,790
    10.81
    18,570
    2.79
    2. Tuberculosis
    3,066
    8.75
    51,902
    7.79
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,814
    8.03
    74,566
    11.20
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,734
    7.80
    60,603
    9.10
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,402
    6.85
    28,410
    4.27
    6. Malaria
    2,037
    5.81
    62,141
    9.33
    7. Stroke
    1,815
    5.18
    29,821
    4.48
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,432
    4.09
    36,131
    5.43
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,388
    3.96
    27,759
    4.17
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,047
    2.99
    32,371
    4.86
    11. Malnutrition
    1,040
    2.97
    32,737
    4.92
    12. Liver Disease
    896
    2.56
    9,689
    1.46
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    860
    2.45
    17,292
    2.60
    14. Maternal Conditions
    748
    2.13
    15,608
    2.34
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    659
    1.88
    7,985
    1.20
    16. Lung Disease
    570
    1.63
    8,610
    1.29
    17. Alzheimers & Dementia
    563
    1.61
    6,680
    1.00
    18. Violence
    521
    1.49
    10,479
    1.57
    19. Hypertension
    476
    1.36
    5,850
    0.88
    20. Meningitis
    470
    1.34
    16,415
    2.47
    21. Other Injuries
    419
    1.20
    8,673
    1.30
    22. Drownings
    403
    1.15
    9,921
    1.49
    23. Measles
    396
    1.13
    879
    0.13
    24. Prostate Cancer
    337
    0.96
    4,036
    0.61
    25. Suicide
    301
    0.86
    4,453
    0.67
    26. Falls
    283
    0.81
    3,812
    0.57
    27. Kidney Disease
    275
    0.78
    3,340
    0.50
    28. Liver Cancer
    251
    0.72
    4,030
    0.61
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    214
    0.61
    5,498
    0.83
    30. Breast Cancer
    212
    0.60
    2,918
    0.44
    31. Asthma
    204
    0.58
    4,584
    0.69
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    203
    0.58
    3,796
    0.57
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    181
    0.52
    2,270
    0.34
    34. Fires
    173
    0.49
    3,788
    0.57
    35. Cervical Cancer
    167
    0.48
    5,104
    0.77
    36. Skin Disease
    154
    0.44
    2,126
    0.32
    37. Epilepsy
    121
    0.35
    2,173
    0.33
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    119
    0.34
    1,723
    0.26
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    98
    0.28
    2,008
    0.30
    40. War
    97
    0.28
    1,101
    0.17
    41. Lymphomas
    80
    0.23
    1,715
    0.26
    42. Hepatitis B
    76
    0.22
    1,478
    0.22
    43. Stomach Cancer
    70
    0.20
    1,913
    0.29
    44. Schistosomiasis
    68
    0.19
    1,172
    0.18
    45. Appendicitis
    67
    0.19
    1,366
    0.21
    46. Leukemia
    67
    0.19
    997
    0.15
    47. Poisonings
    63
    0.18
    2,527
    0.38
    48. Syphilis
    59
    0.17
    9,290
    1.40
    49. Other Neoplasms
    57
    0.16
    1,246
    0.19
    50. Alcohol
    48
    0.14
    657
    0.10
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    36.51
    21
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    14.31
    118
    3. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    26.27
    14
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    10.50
    36
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    4.88
    137
    6. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    4.18
    125
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    3.34
    139
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    5.30
    97
    9. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    2.27
    148
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    2.20
    53
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    1.29
    178
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    165
    4.31
    64
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.13
    168
    1.12
    171
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    160
    5.69
    33
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    172
    1.96
    98
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.56
    179
    1.58
    121
    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.