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Dominican Republic
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Dominican Republic and Nicaragua 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.

Nicaragua
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   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
           
    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
     
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    139.42
    78
    96.72
    128
    2. Stroke
    64.04
    106
    33.43
    147
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    19.53
    67
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.85
    48
    15.42
    102
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    26.22
    104
    36.90
    65
    6. Kidney Disease
    22.97
    59
    60.87
    2
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.77
    106
    18.86
    120
    8. HIV/AIDS
    22.62
    49
    5.56
    86
    9. Liver Disease
    20.21
    72
    32.19
    29
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.05
    125
    29.28
    63
    11. Violence
    17.20
    19
    13.58
    27
    12. Hypertension
    15.66
    68
    12.86
    87
    13. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    10.21
    152
    14. Low Birth Weight
    14.12
    47
    5.54
    106
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    17.51
    38
    16. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    7.02
    121
    17. Lung Disease
    11.63
    168
    18.84
    121
    18. Other Injuries
    11.47
    52
    7.11
    102
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.48
    32
    9.19
    54
    20. Suicide
    10.46
    71
    11.87
    49
    21. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    10.89
    33
    22. Birth Trauma
    8.42
    62
    2.32
    105
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    6.04
    118
    24. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    10.57
    39
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.76
    86
    3.15
    103
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.04
    77
    4.68
    82
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    1.11
    182
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.18
    125
    2.81
    157
    29. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    3.96
    84
    30. Asthma
    3.65
    89
    2.50
    109
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    4.11
    84
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    3.46
    121
    3.25
    126
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.36
    87
    2.58
    103
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.24
    71
    1.40
    143
    35. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    2.86
    151
    36. Drownings
    2.63
    114
    5.01
    66
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.15
    88
    0.94
    141
    38. Malnutrition
    2.05
    82
    3.32
    73
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    102
    1.88
    114
    40. Meningitis
    1.87
    70
    1.54
    78
    41. Alcohol
    1.84
    82
    8.79
    8
    42. Falls
    1.83
    174
    5.53
    84
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    1.22
    116
    44. Dengue
    1.58
    6
    0.27
    29
    45. Epilepsy
    1.58
    98
    2.04
    72
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    0.86
    168
    47. Fires
    1.40
    99
    0.75
    134
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.36
    84
    2.74
    65
    49. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    2.09
    169
    50. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    0.86
    170
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    13,399
    22.18
    4,467
    16.62
    2. Stroke
    6,063
    10.04
    1,526
    5.68
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,847
    4.71
    911
    3.39
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,453
    4.06
    1,639
    6.10
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,399
    3.97
    1,057
    3.93
    6. HIV/AIDS
    2,227
    3.69
    316
    1.18
    7. Kidney Disease
    2,187
    3.62
    2,851
    10.61
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,113
    3.50
    368
    1.37
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,996
    3.30
    1,376
    5.12
    10. Liver Disease
    1,879
    3.11
    1,553
    5.78
    11. Violence
    1,792
    2.97
    852
    3.17
    12. Low Birth Weight
    1,696
    2.81
    375
    1.40
    13. Hypertension
    1,532
    2.54
    590
    2.19
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,240
    2.05
    619
    2.30
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,198
    1.98
    309
    1.15
    16. Other Injuries
    1,190
    1.97
    419
    1.56
    17. Lung Disease
    1,138
    1.88
    862
    3.21
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.75
    750
    2.79
    19. Birth Trauma
    1,010
    1.67
    157
    0.58
    20. Liver Cancer
    945
    1.56
    484
    1.80
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    717
    1.19
    273
    1.02
    22. Breast Cancer
    704
    1.17
    259
    0.96
    23. Stomach Cancer
    667
    1.10
    471
    1.75
    24. Cervical Cancer
    651
    1.08
    451
    1.68
    25. Tuberculosis
    565
    0.94
    157
    0.58
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    542
    0.90
    266
    0.99
    27. Oral Cancer
    420
    0.70
    52
    0.19
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    413
    0.68
    143
    0.53
    29. Leukemia
    360
    0.60
    217
    0.81
    30. Asthma
    358
    0.59
    122
    0.45
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    354
    0.59
    175
    0.65
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    335
    0.55
    181
    0.67
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    321
    0.53
    120
    0.45
    34. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.51
    68
    0.25
    35. Drownings
    280
    0.46
    313
    1.16
    36. Lymphomas
    250
    0.41
    135
    0.50
    37. Malnutrition
    225
    0.37
    189
    0.70
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    217
    0.36
    50
    0.19
    39. Meningitis
    195
    0.32
    92
    0.34
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    195
    0.32
    83
    0.31
    41. Falls
    184
    0.30
    278
    1.03
    42. Alcohol
    178
    0.29
    450
    1.67
    43. Dengue
    175
    0.29
    17
    0.06
    44. Epilepsy
    161
    0.27
    121
    0.45
    45. Skin Cancers
    159
    0.26
    57
    0.21
    46. Fires
    147
    0.24
    41
    0.15
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    146
    0.24
    37
    0.14
    48. Maternal Conditions
    143
    0.24
    182
    0.68
    49. Drug Use
    88
    0.15
    41
    0.15
    50. Hepatitis B
    73
    0.12
    17
    0.06
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    19.53
    67
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    10.21
    152
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    17.51
    38
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    7.02
    121
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    10.89
    33
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    6.04
    118
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    10.57
    39
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    1.11
    182
    9. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    3.96
    84
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    4.11
    84
    11. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    2.86
    151
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    1.22
    116
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    0.86
    168
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    2.09
    169
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    0.86
    170
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.61
    177
    0.63
    176
    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.