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Compare DR Congo and Afghanistan 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    128.08
    20
     
    64.21
    61
    2. Tuberculosis
    123.54
    8
     
    83.56
    13
    3. Stroke
    110.84
    56
     
    154.41
    14
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    82.42
    140
     
    263.34
    11
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    61.01
    25
     
    22.93
    53
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.88
    21
     
    18.73
    90
    7. HIV/AIDS
    36.40
    36
     
    1.55
    113
    8. Malaria
    36.02
    24
     
    0.69
    54
    9. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
     
    5.09
    162
    10. Lung Disease
    34.27
    37
     
    37.62
    27
    11. Hypertension
    31.76
    20
     
    16.62
    65
    12. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
     
    7.51
    97
    13. Liver Disease
    25.03
    53
     
    24.85
    55
    14. Maternal Conditions
    24.90
    16
     
    15.69
    24
    15. Low Birth Weight
    24.39
    15
     
    24.58
    13
    16. Malnutrition
    24.30
    10
     
    3.63
    71
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    20.11
    8
     
    7.56
    66
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.53
    116
     
    23.82
    106
    19. Meningitis
    19.51
    21
     
    7.94
    40
    20. Birth Trauma
    19.33
    15
     
    18.51
    18
    21. Asthma
    17.72
    22
     
    19.26
    17
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.36
    96
     
    24.53
    43
    23. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
     
    25.76
    15
    24. Violence
    14.82
    24
     
    8.34
    68
    25. Other Injuries
    14.74
    41
     
    38.08
    1
    26. Anemia
    13.19
    9
     
    0.06
    130
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.19
    29
     
    12.02
    40
    28. Suicide
    12.22
    56
     
    6.92
    129
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
     
    6.08
    76
    30. Drownings
    9.37
    25
     
    11.89
    14
    31. Syphilis
    8.00
    6
     
    1.75
    41
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.93
    26
     
    7.66
    29
    33. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    153
     
    32.37
    21
    34. Fires
    6.30
    31
     
    1.98
    80
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
     
    10.76
    14
    36. Epilepsy
    5.97
    22
     
    3.57
    46
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.95
    22
     
    4.39
    47
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.80
    85
     
    7.38
    59
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
     
    14.79
    22
    40. Falls
    5.26
    90
     
    13.44
    24
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
     
    5.27
    129
    42. Trypanosomiasis
    4.68
    2
     
    0.00
    16
    43. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
     
    8.53
    9
    44. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
     
    6.62
    49
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
     
    4.12
    94
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.11
    28
     
    0.00
    65
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    18
     
    1.50
    61
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
     
    6.98
    7
    49. Tetanus
    2.71
    15
     
    1.75
    30
    50. Pertussis
    2.63
    11
     
    2.49
    13
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    84,332
    12.55
     
    23,770
    10.16
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51,222
    7.62
     
    12,146
    5.19
    3. Tuberculosis
    48,276
    7.19
     
    13,325
    5.69
    4. Malaria
    43,258
    6.44
     
    187
    0.08
    5. Low Birth Weight
    38,204
    5.69
     
    13,733
    5.87
    6. Stroke
    33,913
    5.05
     
    18,204
    7.78
    7. Birth Trauma
    30,270
    4.51
     
    10,342
    4.42
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25,899
    3.86
     
    4,938
    2.11
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    24,108
    3.59
     
    30,077
    12.85
    10. Malnutrition
    22,512
    3.35
     
    1,598
    0.68
    11. HIV/AIDS
    20,526
    3.06
     
    348
    0.15
    12. Meningitis
    18,627
    2.77
     
    3,551
    1.52
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    18,222
    2.71
     
    6,096
    2.60
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    16,810
    2.50
     
    2,449
    1.05
    15. Maternal Conditions
    16,040
    2.39
     
    4,486
    1.92
    16. Other Injuries
    11,821
    1.76
     
    12,476
    5.33
    17. Syphilis
    11,243
    1.67
     
    916
    0.39
    18. Lung Disease
    10,391
    1.55
     
    4,406
    1.88
    19. Violence
    10,322
    1.54
     
    2,272
    0.97
    20. Liver Disease
    9,466
    1.41
     
    3,804
    1.63
    21. Hypertension
    9,405
    1.40
     
    1,832
    0.78
    22. Drownings
    9,325
    1.39
     
    4,649
    1.99
    23. Suicide
    7,577
    1.13
     
    1,796
    0.77
    24. Anemia
    7,561
    1.13
     
    15
    0.01
    25. Asthma
    7,016
    1.04
     
    2,874
    1.23
    26. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,268
    0.93
     
    3,042
    1.30
    27. Cervical Cancer
    5,178
    0.77
     
    602
    0.26
    28. Fires
    5,142
    0.77
     
    587
    0.25
    29. Epilepsy
    4,465
    0.66
     
    1,239
    0.53
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,461
    0.66
     
    2,076
    0.89
    31. Prostate Cancer
    4,065
    0.61
     
    222
    0.09
    32. Liver Cancer
    3,912
    0.58
     
    793
    0.34
    33. Pertussis
    3,819
    0.57
     
    1,364
    0.58
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    3,466
    0.52
     
    0
    0.00
    35. Kidney Disease
    3,172
    0.47
     
    4,677
    2.00
    36. Breast Cancer
    3,056
    0.45
     
    2,008
    0.86
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,943
    0.44
     
    1,163
    0.50
    38. Poisonings
    2,802
    0.42
     
    515
    0.22
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,681
    0.40
     
    1,164
    0.50
    40. Falls
    2,634
    0.39
     
    4,299
    1.84
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,553
    0.38
     
    781
    0.33
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2,028
    0.30
     
    1,853
    0.79
    43. Tetanus
    1,948
    0.29
     
    917
    0.39
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,937
    0.29
     
    1,351
    0.58
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,781
    0.27
     
    824
    0.35
    46. Lymphomas
    1,665
    0.25
     
    1,283
    0.55
    47. Measles
    1,543
    0.23
     
    2,043
    0.87
    48. Oral Cancer
    1,473
    0.22
     
    1,202
    0.51
    49. Schistosomiasis
    1,276
    0.19
     
    0
    0.00
    50. Other Neoplasms
    1,220
    0.18
     
    1,076
    0.46
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
     
    5.09
    162
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
     
    7.51
    97
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
     
    25.76
    15
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
     
    6.08
    76
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
     
    10.76
    14
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
     
    14.79
    22
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
     
    5.27
    129
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
     
    8.53
    9
    9. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
     
    6.62
    49
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
     
    4.12
    94
    11. Leukemia
    2.31
    144
     
    2.75
    129
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
     
    1.54
    88
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.99
    91
     
    4.62
    21
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.64
    108
     
    3.06
    56
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.26
    177
     
    7.75
    114
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    157
     
    1.54
    141
     
     
     
    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.