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Dominican Republic
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Dominican Republic and 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.

Congo
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   Congo CONGO
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Congo CONGO
           
    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
     
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Congo CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Congo CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
    102.16
    113
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
    101.88
    67
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    36.10
    19
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
    126.74
    15
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
    11.53
    37
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
    33.04
    32
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
    33.80
    74
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
    87.33
    43
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
    8.43
    139
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
    14.52
    125
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
    21.97
    64
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
    13.19
    51
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
    23.75
    42
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    16.28
    98
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    13.86
    62
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    1.36
    175
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
    29.04
    52
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
    11.13
    44
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    8.96
    42
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
    9.01
    80
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
    9.52
    59
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    4.70
    139
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    2.75
    159
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
    11.89
    63
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    81.64
    14
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    1.26
    166
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
    10.95
    58
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
    6.63
    73
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
    31.21
    45
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    2.42
    142
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    0.85
    167
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
    1.99
    116
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
    5.08
    63
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    2.80
    140
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
    11.49
    37
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
    9.11
    45
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
    6.22
    56
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    1.86
    68
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
    4.39
    46
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    0.91
    157
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
    4.78
    100
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    3.07
    142
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
    9.52
    38
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
    1.24
    114
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    0.78
    169
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
    4.34
    38
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
    4.53
    48
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
    0.88
    110
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
    13.91
    31
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
    0.05
    80
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Congo CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
    2,196
    6.81
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
    2,223
    6.89
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
    466
    1.44
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
    4,449
    13.79
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
    1,233
    3.82
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
    2,873
    8.91
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
    759
    2.35
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
    326
    1.01
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
    220
    0.68
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
    1,130
    3.50
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
    287
    0.89
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
    564
    1.75
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
    513
    1.59
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
    852
    2.64
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
    31
    0.10
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
    816
    2.53
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
    625
    1.94
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
    401
    1.24
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
    245
    0.76
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
    443
    1.37
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
    119
    0.37
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
    216
    0.67
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
    67
    0.21
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
    173
    0.54
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
    2,186
    6.78
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
    30
    0.09
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
    1,246
    3.86
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
    286
    0.89
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
    189
    0.59
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
    66
    0.20
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
    21
    0.07
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
    57
    0.18
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
    125
    0.39
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
    454
    1.41
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
    71
    0.22
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
    390
    1.21
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
    333
    1.03
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
    42
    0.13
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
    121
    0.38
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
    20
    0.06
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
    430
    1.33
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
    146
    0.45
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
    187
    0.58
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
    37
    0.11
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
    199
    0.62
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
    572
    1.77
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
    2
    0.01
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
    18
    0.06
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
    21
    0.07
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
    38
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Congo CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    36.10
    19
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    16.28
    98
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    13.86
    62
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    1.36
    175
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    8.96
    42
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    4.70
    139
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    2.75
    159
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    1.26
    166
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    2.42
    142
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    0.85
    167
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    2.80
    140
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    1.86
    68
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    0.91
    157
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    3.07
    142
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    0.78
    169
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
    0.37
    180
    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.