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Dominican Republic
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Dominican Republic 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
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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   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   DR Congo DR 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
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    139.42
    78
    101.95
    123
    2. Stroke
    64.04
    106
    101.85
    52
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    36.51
    21
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.85
    48
    35.98
    28
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    26.22
    104
    26.08
    107
    6. Kidney Disease
    22.97
    59
    9.06
    141
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.77
    106
    102.51
    27
    8. HIV/AIDS
    22.62
    49
    34.05
    37
    9. Liver Disease
    20.21
    72
    25.48
    53
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.05
    125
    32.24
    47
    11. Violence
    17.20
    19
    14.50
    25
    12. Hypertension
    15.66
    68
    21.41
    34
    13. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    14.31
    118
    14. Low Birth Weight
    14.12
    47
    22.00
    20
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    26.27
    14
    16. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    1.29
    178
    17. Lung Disease
    11.63
    168
    30.98
    54
    18. Other Injuries
    11.47
    52
    11.66
    50
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.48
    32
    11.16
    26
    20. Suicide
    10.46
    71
    9.66
    80
    21. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    10.50
    36
    22. Birth Trauma
    8.42
    62
    19.71
    15
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    4.88
    137
    24. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    5.30
    97
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.76
    86
    127.11
    6
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.04
    77
    91.53
    17
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    4.31
    64
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.18
    125
    5.69
    85
    29. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    2.27
    148
    30. Asthma
    3.65
    89
    11.84
    42
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    1.12
    171
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    3.46
    121
    6.62
    54
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.36
    87
    11.10
    14
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.24
    71
    2.90
    84
    35. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    4.18
    125
    36. Drownings
    2.63
    114
    9.18
    13
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.15
    88
    5.09
    36
    38. Malnutrition
    2.05
    82
    43.92
    1
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    102
    1.33
    156
    40. Meningitis
    1.87
    70
    17.61
    28
    41. Alcohol
    1.84
    82
    1.46
    108
    42. Falls
    1.83
    174
    9.33
    53
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    2.20
    53
    44. Dengue
    1.58
    6
    0.02
    77
    45. Epilepsy
    1.58
    98
    2.72
    47
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    5.69
    33
    47. Fires
    1.40
    99
    5.55
    31
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.36
    84
    24.54
    13
    49. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    3.34
    139
    50. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    1.96
    98
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    13,399
    22.18
    28,410
    4.27
    2. Stroke
    6,063
    10.04
    29,821
    4.48
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,847
    4.71
    27,759
    4.17
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,453
    4.06
    7,985
    1.20
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,399
    3.97
    74,566
    11.20
    6. HIV/AIDS
    2,227
    3.69
    18,570
    2.79
    7. Kidney Disease
    2,187
    3.62
    3,340
    0.50
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,113
    3.50
    4,036
    0.61
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,996
    3.30
    6,680
    1.00
    10. Liver Disease
    1,879
    3.11
    9,689
    1.46
    11. Violence
    1,792
    2.97
    10,479
    1.57
    12. Low Birth Weight
    1,696
    2.81
    36,131
    5.43
    13. Hypertension
    1,532
    2.54
    5,850
    0.88
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,240
    2.05
    17,292
    2.60
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,198
    1.98
    442
    0.07
    16. Other Injuries
    1,190
    1.97
    8,673
    1.30
    17. Lung Disease
    1,138
    1.88
    8,610
    1.29
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.75
    4,453
    0.67
    19. Birth Trauma
    1,010
    1.67
    32,371
    4.86
    20. Liver Cancer
    945
    1.56
    4,030
    0.61
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    717
    1.19
    1,723
    0.26
    22. Breast Cancer
    704
    1.17
    2,918
    0.44
    23. Stomach Cancer
    667
    1.10
    1,913
    0.29
    24. Cervical Cancer
    651
    1.08
    5,104
    0.77
    25. Tuberculosis
    565
    0.94
    51,902
    7.79
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    542
    0.90
    60,603
    9.10
    27. Oral Cancer
    420
    0.70
    1,486
    0.22
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    413
    0.68
    2,270
    0.34
    29. Leukemia
    360
    0.60
    997
    0.15
    30. Asthma
    358
    0.59
    4,584
    0.69
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    354
    0.59
    5,498
    0.83
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    335
    0.55
    416
    0.06
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    321
    0.53
    3,796
    0.57
    34. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.51
    1,246
    0.19
    35. Drownings
    280
    0.46
    9,921
    1.49
    36. Lymphomas
    250
    0.41
    1,715
    0.26
    37. Malnutrition
    225
    0.37
    32,737
    4.92
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    217
    0.36
    2,008
    0.30
    39. Meningitis
    195
    0.32
    16,415
    2.47
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    195
    0.32
    302
    0.05
    41. Falls
    184
    0.30
    3,812
    0.57
    42. Alcohol
    178
    0.29
    657
    0.10
    43. Dengue
    175
    0.29
    18
    0.00
    44. Epilepsy
    161
    0.27
    2,173
    0.33
    45. Skin Cancers
    159
    0.26
    715
    0.11
    46. Fires
    147
    0.24
    3,788
    0.57
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    146
    0.24
    1,844
    0.28
    48. Maternal Conditions
    143
    0.24
    15,608
    2.34
    49. Drug Use
    88
    0.15
    567
    0.09
    50. Hepatitis B
    73
    0.12
    1,478
    0.22
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    36.51
    21
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    14.31
    118
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    26.27
    14
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    1.29
    178
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    10.50
    36
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    4.88
    137
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    5.30
    97
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    4.31
    64
    9. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    2.27
    148
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    1.12
    171
    11. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    4.18
    125
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    2.20
    53
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    5.69
    33
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    3.34
    139
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    1.96
    98
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.61
    177
    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.