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DR Congo
COUNTRY #1
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Compare DR Congo and Norway 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.

Norway
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
DR Congo Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Norway NORWAY
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Norway NORWAY
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
     
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
    1970
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
     
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
    1980
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
     
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
    1990
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
     
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
    2000
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
     
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
     
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
    2016
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
    80.6
    84.3
    82.5
    7
    12
    10
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Norway NORWAY
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    80.6
    84.3
    7
    12
    Age 5
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    80.8
    84.5
    8
    12
    Age 10
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    80.8
    84.5
    9
    13
    Age 15
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    80.9
    84.5
    10
    13
    Age 20
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    81.0
    84.6
    9
    13
    Age 25
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    81.1
    84.6
    8
    12
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    81.3
    84.7
    8
    13
    Age 35
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    81.5
    84.8
    8
    13
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    81.7
    84.9
    8
    13
    Age 45
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    81.9
    85.1
    7
    13
    Age 50
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    82.2
    85.3
    7
    13
    Age 55
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    82.6
    85.6
    8
    14
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    83.2
    86.1
    9
    15
    Age 65
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    84.1
    86.7
    12
    15
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    85.1
    87.5
    14
    16
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    86.5
    88.5
    19
    18
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    88.4
    90.0
    27
    25
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    90.8
    91.9
    36
    38
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Norway NORWAY
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    128.08
    20
    19.62
    134
    2. Tuberculosis
    123.54
    8
    0.24
    167
    3. Stroke
    110.84
    56
    28.44
    165
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    82.42
    140
    62.16
    165
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    61.01
    25
    1.55
    128
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.88
    21
    2.93
    176
    7. HIV/AIDS
    36.40
    36
    0.16
    156
    8. Malaria
    36.02
    24
    0.00
    144
    9. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
    25.45
    42
    10. Lung Disease
    34.27
    37
    26.13
    65
    11. Hypertension
    31.76
    20
    2.76
    171
    12. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
    2.46
    148
    13. Liver Disease
    25.03
    53
    2.75
    176
    14. Maternal Conditions
    24.90
    16
    0.06
    170
    15. Low Birth Weight
    24.39
    15
    0.83
    179
    16. Malnutrition
    24.30
    10
    0.94
    107
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    20.11
    8
    3.86
    119
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.53
    116
    7.64
    165
    19. Meningitis
    19.51
    21
    0.19
    167
    20. Birth Trauma
    19.33
    15
    0.46
    164
    21. Asthma
    17.72
    22
    0.93
    149
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.36
    96
    32.58
    21
    23. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
    16.03
    101
    24. Violence
    14.82
    24
    0.69
    178
    25. Other Injuries
    14.74
    41
    8.34
    89
    26. Anemia
    13.19
    9
    0.59
    75
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.19
    29
    2.87
    167
    28. Suicide
    12.22
    56
    9.45
    98
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
    2.69
    170
    30. Drownings
    9.37
    25
    0.86
    159
    31. Syphilis
    8.00
    6
    0.02
    171
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.93
    26
    1.66
    129
    33. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    153
    5.17
    170
    34. Fires
    6.30
    31
    0.68
    138
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
    2.60
    86
    36. Epilepsy
    5.97
    22
    1.42
    115
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.95
    22
    0.50
    168
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.80
    85
    2.52
    165
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
    3.88
    130
    40. Falls
    5.26
    90
    5.31
    88
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
    18.85
    10
    42. Trypanosomiasis
    4.68
    2
    0.00
    123
    43. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
    1.59
    149
    44. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
    6.52
    51
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
    6.89
    19
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.11
    28
    0.00
    139
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    18
    0.75
    95
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    2.72
    89
    49. Tetanus
    2.71
    15
    0.01
    138
    50. Pertussis
    2.63
    11
    0.00
    171
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Norway NORWAY
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    84,332
    12.55
    1,979
    5.82
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51,222
    7.62
    156
    0.46
    3. Tuberculosis
    48,276
    7.19
    19
    0.06
    4. Malaria
    43,258
    6.44
    0
    0.00
    5. Low Birth Weight
    38,204
    5.69
    30
    0.09
    6. Stroke
    33,913
    5.05
    2,838
    8.34
    7. Birth Trauma
    30,270
    4.51
    16
    0.05
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25,899
    3.86
    173
    0.51
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    24,108
    3.59
    6,106
    17.94
    10. Malnutrition
    22,512
    3.35
    97
    0.29
    11. HIV/AIDS
    20,526
    3.06
    9
    0.03
    12. Meningitis
    18,627
    2.77
    14
    0.04
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    18,222
    2.71
    145
    0.43
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    16,810
    2.50
    340
    1.00
    15. Maternal Conditions
    16,040
    2.39
    3
    0.01
    16. Other Injuries
    11,821
    1.76
    803
    2.36
    17. Syphilis
    11,243
    1.67
    2
    0.01
    18. Lung Disease
    10,391
    1.55
    2,606
    7.66
    19. Violence
    10,322
    1.54
    38
    0.11
    20. Liver Disease
    9,466
    1.41
    217
    0.64
    21. Hypertension
    9,405
    1.40
    276
    0.81
    22. Drownings
    9,325
    1.39
    59
    0.17
    23. Suicide
    7,577
    1.13
    570
    1.68
    24. Anemia
    7,561
    1.13
    60
    0.18
    25. Asthma
    7,016
    1.04
    88
    0.26
    26. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,268
    0.93
    716
    2.10
    27. Cervical Cancer
    5,178
    0.77
    117
    0.34
    28. Fires
    5,142
    0.77
    48
    0.14
    29. Epilepsy
    4,465
    0.66
    100
    0.29
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,461
    0.66
    3,373
    9.91
    31. Prostate Cancer
    4,065
    0.61
    1,139
    3.35
    32. Liver Cancer
    3,912
    0.58
    235
    0.69
    33. Pertussis
    3,819
    0.57
    0
    0.00
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    3,466
    0.52
    0
    0.00
    35. Kidney Disease
    3,172
    0.47
    524
    1.54
    36. Breast Cancer
    3,056
    0.45
    732
    2.15
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,943
    0.44
    162
    0.48
    38. Poisonings
    2,802
    0.42
    58
    0.17
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,681
    0.40
    216
    0.63
    40. Falls
    2,634
    0.39
    509
    1.50
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,553
    0.38
    48
    0.14
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2,028
    0.30
    355
    1.04
    43. Tetanus
    1,948
    0.29
    1
    0.00
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,937
    0.29
    234
    0.69
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,781
    0.27
    1,773
    5.21
    46. Lymphomas
    1,665
    0.25
    624
    1.83
    47. Measles
    1,543
    0.23
    0
    0.00
    48. Oral Cancer
    1,473
    0.22
    143
    0.42
    49. Schistosomiasis
    1,276
    0.19
    0
    0.00
    50. Other Neoplasms
    1,220
    0.18
    272
    0.80
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      DR Congo DR CONGO   Norway NORWAY
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.72
    23
    25.45
    42
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.01
    15
    2.46
    148
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    111
    16.03
    101
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.30
    37
    2.69
    170
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.06
    31
    2.60
    86
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.62
    90
    3.88
    130
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.06
    134
    18.85
    10
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.35
    58
    1.59
    149
    9. Lymphomas
    4.21
    113
    6.52
    51
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    129
    6.89
    19
    11. Leukemia
    2.31
    144
    4.13
    82
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
    4.72
    3
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.99
    91
    2.94
    57
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.64
    108
    3.64
    42
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.26
    177
    25.21
    34
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    157
    8.24
    24
    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.