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Congo
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Congo and Gabon 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.

Gabon
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   Gabon GABON
      Congo CONGO   Gabon GABON
           
    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
     
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
     
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
     
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
     
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
     
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
     
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
     
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   Gabon GABON
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   Gabon GABON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.91
    111
    93.95
    130
    2. Tuberculosis
    103.34
    10
    109.83
    9
    3. HIV/AIDS
    94.39
    19
    90.45
    20
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    86.68
    20
    41.65
    42
    5. Stroke
    82.34
    76
    68.90
    95
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.29
    46
    74.01
    47
    7. Malaria
    42.39
    14
    21.42
    32
    8. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    10.38
    135
    9. Liver Disease
    32.38
    28
    40.25
    18
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31.88
    51
    36.85
    26
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.87
    39
    23.47
    63
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.89
    95
    34.84
    76
    13. Lung Disease
    26.70
    72
    20.39
    111
    14. Malnutrition
    23.63
    20
    17.83
    29
    15. Hypertension
    22.46
    29
    23.31
    26
    16. Maternal Conditions
    16.49
    21
    7.39
    46
    17. Low Birth Weight
    15.34
    42
    15.46
    41
    18. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    5.17
    180
    19. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    7.24
    100
    20. Violence
    11.22
    38
    8.89
    61
    21. Birth Trauma
    11.21
    47
    10.89
    50
    22. Kidney Disease
    10.80
    125
    12.42
    112
    23. Falls
    10.67
    44
    11.90
    40
    24. Meningitis
    10.23
    38
    9.99
    39
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    47
    9.69
    42
    26. Other Injuries
    9.42
    67
    9.27
    69
    27. Suicide
    9.28
    88
    9.56
    84
    28. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    4.89
    107
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.15
    31
    6.14
    57
    30. Asthma
    7.43
    68
    4.98
    77
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.64
    62
    7.86
    47
    32. Drownings
    6.57
    39
    6.94
    35
    33. Skin Disease
    5.17
    32
    6.11
    14
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    4.84
    91
    5.00
    88
    35. Fires
    4.40
    44
    3.92
    50
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    3.37
    166
    37. Measles
    4.30
    12
    8.27
    6
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.55
    63
    2.73
    76
    39. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    2.97
    146
    40. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    3.14
    148
    41. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    2.11
    176
    42. Epilepsy
    2.45
    56
    2.43
    59
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.44
    35
    2.42
    36
    44. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    1.24
    169
    45. Hepatitis B
    2.31
    40
    1.94
    43
    46. War
    2.10
    17
    0.00
    116
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    1.05
    130
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.88
    125
    2.39
    103
    49. Appendicitis
    1.84
    31
    1.50
    46
    50. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    5.76
    132
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Congo CONGO   Gabon GABON
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,790
    10.81
    1,475
    10.91
    2. Tuberculosis
    3,066
    8.75
    1,487
    11.00
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,814
    8.03
    1,134
    8.39
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,734
    7.80
    631
    4.67
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,402
    6.85
    1,047
    7.75
    6. Malaria
    2,037
    5.81
    447
    3.31
    7. Stroke
    1,815
    5.18
    776
    5.74
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,432
    4.09
    479
    3.54
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,388
    3.96
    439
    3.25
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,047
    2.99
    338
    2.50
    11. Malnutrition
    1,040
    2.97
    288
    2.13
    12. Liver Disease
    896
    2.56
    504
    3.73
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    860
    2.45
    289
    2.14
    14. Maternal Conditions
    748
    2.13
    146
    1.08
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    659
    1.88
    394
    2.91
    16. Lung Disease
    570
    1.63
    228
    1.69
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    563
    1.61
    400
    2.96
    18. Violence
    521
    1.49
    174
    1.29
    19. Hypertension
    476
    1.36
    259
    1.92
    20. Meningitis
    470
    1.34
    184
    1.36
    21. Other Injuries
    419
    1.20
    162
    1.20
    22. Drownings
    403
    1.15
    152
    1.12
    23. Measles
    396
    1.13
    255
    1.89
    24. Prostate Cancer
    337
    0.96
    50
    0.37
    25. Suicide
    301
    0.86
    140
    1.04
    26. Falls
    283
    0.81
    153
    1.13
    27. Kidney Disease
    275
    0.78
    152
    1.12
    28. Liver Cancer
    251
    0.72
    63
    0.47
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    214
    0.61
    84
    0.62
    30. Breast Cancer
    212
    0.60
    35
    0.26
    31. Asthma
    204
    0.58
    64
    0.47
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    203
    0.58
    74
    0.55
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    181
    0.52
    99
    0.73
    34. Fires
    173
    0.49
    61
    0.45
    35. Cervical Cancer
    167
    0.48
    44
    0.33
    36. Skin Disease
    154
    0.44
    80
    0.59
    37. Epilepsy
    121
    0.35
    48
    0.36
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    119
    0.34
    44
    0.33
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    98
    0.28
    34
    0.25
    40. War
    97
    0.28
    0
    0.00
    41. Lymphomas
    80
    0.23
    46
    0.34
    42. Hepatitis B
    76
    0.22
    28
    0.21
    43. Stomach Cancer
    70
    0.20
    26
    0.19
    44. Schistosomiasis
    68
    0.19
    30
    0.22
    45. Leukemia
    67
    0.19
    17
    0.13
    46. Appendicitis
    67
    0.19
    23
    0.17
    47. Poisonings
    63
    0.18
    18
    0.13
    48. Syphilis
    59
    0.17
    12
    0.09
    49. Other Neoplasms
    57
    0.16
    28
    0.21
    50. Alcohol
    48
    0.14
    21
    0.16
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   Gabon GABON
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    10.38
    135
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    5.17
    180
    3. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    7.24
    100
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    4.89
    107
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    3.37
    166
    6. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    2.97
    146
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    3.14
    148
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    2.11
    176
    9. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    1.24
    169
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    1.05
    130
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    5.76
    132
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    165
    3.95
    75
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.13
    168
    1.19
    163
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    160
    2.54
    90
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    172
    2.23
    87
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.56
    179
    1.87
    101
    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.