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Dominican Republic
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Dominican Republic and Benin 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.

Benin
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Dominican Republic Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Benin BENIN
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Benin BENIN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.6
    52.1
    88
    88
    88
     
    40.5
    42.9
    41.7
    140
    137
    138
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    139
    138
    138
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    48.6
    51.8
    50.1
    145
    142
    143
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    52.0
    54.5
    53.2
    152
    153
    153
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    54.1
    56.6
    55.4
    149
    149
    149
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    57.5
    59.9
    58.7
    155
    157
    155
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    59.7
    62.4
    61.1
    162
    163
    163
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Benin BENIN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    59.7
    62.4
    162
    163
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    66.3
    68.8
    149
    156
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    67.2
    69.7
    145
    154
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    67.7
    70.1
    144
    154
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    68.4
    70.7
    142
    153
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    69.3
    71.4
    136
    152
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    70.2
    72.2
    130
    152
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    71.1
    73.0
    129
    149
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    72.0
    73.7
    121
    150
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    72.9
    74.6
    123
    152
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    74.0
    75.5
    125
    152
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    75.2
    76.5
    124
    154
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    76.6
    77.7
    124
    153
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    78.3
    79.2
    124
    151
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    80.3
    81.0
    127
    148
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    82.8
    83.3
    128
    144
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    85.7
    86.1
    128
    142
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
    89.1
    89.5
    131
    136
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Benin BENIN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
    151.46
    49
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
    141.07
    18
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    22.07
    58
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
    24.73
    48
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
    6.66
    78
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
    37.57
    19
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
    42.66
    51
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
    159.60
    8
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
    22.09
    50
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
    16.24
    103
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
    52.02
    9
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
    24.78
    12
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
    14.31
    89
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    20.07
    54
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    13.50
    63
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    1.00
    180
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
    29.33
    48
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
    14.76
    14
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    10.66
    35
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
    19.97
    19
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
    18.14
    20
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    3.90
    153
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    2.74
    160
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
    14.65
    34
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    18.32
    59
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    1.66
    146
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
    16.91
    25
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
    5.68
    89
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
    68.07
    23
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    1.08
    169
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    2.02
    128
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
    3.66
    55
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
    8.83
    17
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    2.41
    153
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
    14.64
    20
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
    26.03
    9
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
    8.72
    28
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    0.91
    130
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
    5.03
    34
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    0.73
    163
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
    14.40
    18
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    4.10
    96
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
    25.98
    12
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
    2.29
    60
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    1.71
    108
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
    4.90
    30
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
    7.15
    19
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
    0.91
    105
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
    16.08
    23
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
    0.10
    49
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Benin BENIN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
    6,380
    7.20
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
    6,328
    7.14
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
    654
    0.74
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
    2,161
    2.44
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
    3,015
    3.40
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
    12,210
    13.78
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
    1,934
    2.18
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
    323
    0.36
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
    1,327
    1.50
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
    4,777
    5.39
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
    569
    0.64
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
    3,051
    3.44
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
    645
    0.73
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
    2,439
    2.75
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
    50
    0.06
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
    3,497
    3.95
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
    1,273
    1.44
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
    1,977
    2.23
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
    621
    0.70
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
    1,017
    1.15
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
    217
    0.24
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
    637
    0.72
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
    141
    0.16
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
    378
    0.43
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
    1,040
    1.17
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
    96
    0.11
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
    6,883
    7.77
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
    906
    1.02
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
    365
    0.41
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
    71
    0.08
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
    97
    0.11
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
    204
    0.23
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
    493
    0.56
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
    1,703
    1.92
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
    159
    0.18
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
    3,506
    3.96
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
    1,023
    1.15
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
    42
    0.05
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
    283
    0.32
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
    34
    0.04
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
    2,736
    3.09
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
    819
    0.92
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
    433
    0.49
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
    153
    0.17
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
    624
    0.70
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
    1,567
    1.77
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
    11
    0.01
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
    34
    0.04
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
    206
    0.23
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
    125
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Benin BENIN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    22.07
    58
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    20.07
    54
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    13.50
    63
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    1.00
    180
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    10.66
    35
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    3.90
    153
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    2.74
    160
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    1.66
    146
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    1.08
    169
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    2.02
    128
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    2.41
    153
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    0.91
    130
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    0.73
    163
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    4.10
    96
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    1.71
    108
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
    0.91
    162
    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.