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Dominican Republic
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Dominican Republic and Gambia 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.

Gambia
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   Gambia GAMBIA
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    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
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.96
    67
    142.60
    60
    2. Stroke
    69.73
    115
    136.82
    26
    3. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    6.51
    155
    4. HIV/AIDS
    32.28
    39
    70.48
    25
    5. Violence
    31.18
    10
    9.75
    51
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.63
    40
    43.85
    8
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.68
    100
    39.32
    59
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.83
    116
    154.66
    11
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.38
    59
    23.89
    44
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.20
    68
    18.11
    88
    11. Liver Disease
    17.21
    84
    44.65
    18
    12. Low Birth Weight
    15.13
    43
    19.96
    23
    13. Hypertension
    14.66
    84
    14.34
    88
    14. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    4.89
    181
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    16.46
    46
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    2.33
    158
    17. Lung Disease
    11.43
    167
    29.20
    51
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    50
    16.26
    9
    19. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    24.96
    6
    20. Other Injuries
    9.00
    81
    20.40
    16
    21. Birth Trauma
    8.55
    64
    18.57
    17
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    1.31
    182
    23. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    1.71
    178
    24. Suicide
    7.33
    125
    11.29
    71
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    44.67
    39
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    0.42
    182
    27. Asthma
    4.15
    93
    15.67
    29
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.03
    135
    5.72
    88
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.80
    87
    40.09
    38
    30. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    0.05
    183
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    1.15
    154
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.46
    67
    3.37
    70
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    90
    6.19
    49
    34. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    3.09
    135
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    148
    10.83
    40
    36. Malnutrition
    2.14
    87
    21.61
    14
    37. Drownings
    2.03
    125
    6.88
    48
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    1.35
    98
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.77
    95
    4.66
    40
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    0.56
    173
    41. Falls
    1.46
    176
    20.11
    6
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    1.15
    180
    43. Meningitis
    1.36
    88
    24.64
    15
    44. Alcohol
    1.29
    111
    2.18
    66
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    0.41
    177
    46. Epilepsy
    1.23
    134
    4.97
    29
    47. Fires
    1.18
    110
    7.61
    14
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    84
    1.07
    91
    49. Maternal Conditions
    1.06
    95
    29.65
    12
    50. Dengue
    0.90
    10
    0.09
    57
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,460
    19.85
    906
    6.19
    2. Stroke
    6,150
    10.65
    925
    6.31
    3. Violence
    3,179
    5.51
    181
    1.24
    4. HIV/AIDS
    3,144
    5.45
    1,007
    6.87
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,928
    5.07
    606
    4.14
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,317
    4.01
    1,868
    12.75
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,271
    3.93
    268
    1.83
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,063
    3.57
    18
    0.12
    9. Kidney Disease
    1,827
    3.16
    223
    1.52
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,814
    3.14
    825
    5.63
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,774
    3.07
    99
    0.68
    12. Liver Disease
    1,536
    2.66
    394
    2.69
    13. Hypertension
    1,291
    2.24
    97
    0.66
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,289
    2.23
    548
    3.74
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,174
    2.03
    17
    0.12
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,025
    1.78
    767
    5.24
    17. Lung Disease
    1,008
    1.75
    190
    1.30
    18. Other Injuries
    897
    1.55
    336
    2.29
    19. Liver Cancer
    893
    1.55
    241
    1.65
    20. Suicide
    720
    1.25
    124
    0.85
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    701
    1.21
    12
    0.08
    22. Breast Cancer
    686
    1.19
    19
    0.13
    23. Stomach Cancer
    655
    1.13
    12
    0.08
    24. Cervical Cancer
    649
    1.12
    60
    0.41
    25. Tuberculosis
    493
    0.85
    392
    2.68
    26. Oral Cancer
    407
    0.70
    2
    0.01
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    403
    0.70
    763
    5.21
    28. Asthma
    380
    0.66
    129
    0.88
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    370
    0.64
    58
    0.40
    30. Leukemia
    355
    0.61
    2
    0.01
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    325
    0.56
    8
    0.05
    32. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.54
    30
    0.20
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    273
    0.47
    53
    0.36
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    260
    0.45
    216
    1.47
    35. Lymphomas
    246
    0.43
    27
    0.18
    36. Malnutrition
    214
    0.37
    437
    2.98
    37. Drownings
    211
    0.37
    140
    0.96
    38. Skin Cancers
    163
    0.28
    8
    0.05
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    163
    0.28
    41
    0.28
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    140
    0.24
    5
    0.03
    41. Meningitis
    139
    0.24
    429
    2.93
    42. Falls
    135
    0.23
    185
    1.26
    43. Epilepsy
    122
    0.21
    75
    0.51
    44. Alcohol
    120
    0.21
    22
    0.15
    45. Fires
    118
    0.20
    110
    0.75
    46. Maternal Conditions
    110
    0.19
    500
    3.41
    47. Dengue
    99
    0.17
    2
    0.01
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    99
    0.17
    6
    0.04
    49. Hepatitis B
    68
    0.12
    28
    0.19
    50. Ovary Cancer
    63
    0.11
    6
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.86
    9
    6.51
    155
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.63
    119
    4.89
    181
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.93
    61
    16.46
    46
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.24
    88
    2.33
    158
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.02
    38
    24.96
    6
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.89
    92
    1.31
    182
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.34
    68
    1.71
    178
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.56
    50
    0.42
    182
    9. Leukemia
    3.79
    98
    0.05
    183
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.65
    89
    1.15
    154
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    145
    3.09
    135
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    70
    1.35
    98
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    121
    0.56
    173
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.36
    179
    1.15
    180
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    136
    0.41
    177
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.65
    171
    0.59
    174
    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.