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Equatorial Guinea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Equatorial Guinea and Gabon 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.

Gabon
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Equatorial Guinea Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    35.4
    38.4
    36.9
    161
    157
    159
     
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    38.4
    41.5
    39.9
    165
    162
    163
     
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    41.5
    44.6
    43.0
    168
    165
    167
     
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    45.2
    48.4
    46.8
    173
    171
    172
     
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    51.2
    54.3
    52.7
    156
    152
    153
     
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    54.9
    57.3
    56.1
    168
    167
    168
     
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    57.9
    61.7
    59.5
    171
    167
    172
     
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    57.9
    61.7
    171
    167
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    63.9
    67.3
    167
    163
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    64.7
    68.1
    166
    163
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    65.0
    68.5
    168
    164
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    65.8
    69.1
    168
    164
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    66.8
    69.9
    167
    164
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    67.8
    70.8
    167
    162
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    68.8
    71.8
    166
    161
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.8
    163
    162
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    71.3
    73.9
    161
    161
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    72.8
    75.0
    154
    161
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.2
    137
    158
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.5
    133
    157
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    78.0
    79.0
    135
    157
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    80.2
    80.9
    133
    155
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.2
    135
    149
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    133
    144
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.4
    133
    137
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    141.92
    75
    93.95
    130
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    131.25
    15
    74.01
    47
    3. HIV/AIDS
    103.22
    16
    90.45
    20
    4. Stroke
    87.92
    68
    68.90
    95
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    57.12
    29
    34.84
    76
    6. Liver Disease
    53.31
    10
    40.25
    18
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    50.09
    5
    36.85
    26
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    46.42
    40
    41.65
    42
    9. Malaria
    45.70
    10
    21.42
    32
    10. Lung Disease
    32.20
    50
    20.39
    111
    11. Hypertension
    27.80
    18
    23.31
    26
    12. Tuberculosis
    26.22
    51
    109.83
    9
    13. Malnutrition
    25.74
    16
    17.83
    29
    14. Low Birth Weight
    23.16
    17
    15.46
    41
    15. Suicide
    21.97
    8
    9.56
    84
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.81
    70
    23.47
    63
    17. Birth Trauma
    21.21
    11
    10.89
    50
    18. Meningitis
    20.79
    24
    9.99
    39
    19. Measles
    20.75
    1
    8.27
    6
    20. Other Injuries
    19.88
    8
    9.27
    69
    21. Falls
    19.55
    8
    11.90
    40
    22. Prostate Cancer
    17.90
    78
    10.38
    135
    23. Kidney Disease
    16.79
    85
    12.42
    112
    24. Drownings
    14.35
    2
    6.94
    35
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    13.84
    7
    7.86
    47
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    13.37
    10
    9.69
    42
    27. Cervical Cancer
    12.88
    64
    7.24
    100
    28. Breast Cancer
    11.81
    134
    5.17
    180
    29. Skin Disease
    11.25
    2
    6.11
    14
    30. Maternal Conditions
    10.77
    36
    7.39
    46
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    9.74
    28
    5.00
    88
    32. Asthma
    8.74
    58
    4.98
    77
    33. Fires
    8.74
    5
    3.92
    50
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.73
    36
    6.14
    57
    35. Oral Cancer
    6.54
    26
    3.95
    75
    36. Liver Cancer
    6.38
    74
    4.89
    107
    37. Epilepsy
    5.27
    10
    2.43
    59
    38. Lymphomas
    5.14
    101
    2.97
    146
    39. Lung Cancers
    4.47
    138
    5.76
    132
    40. Alcohol
    4.21
    21
    1.47
    106
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    103
    3.14
    148
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.79
    57
    2.73
    76
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.61
    162
    3.37
    166
    44. Violence
    3.32
    119
    8.89
    61
    45. Schistosomiasis
    3.30
    22
    2.42
    36
    46. Other Neoplasms
    3.17
    74
    2.39
    103
    47. Hepatitis B
    3.14
    29
    1.94
    43
    48. Drug Use
    3.05
    22
    1.02
    98
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    2.97
    48
    1.91
    112
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.76
    160
    2.11
    176
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,187
    11.48
    1,134
    8.39
    2. HIV/AIDS
    973
    9.41
    1,475
    10.91
    3. Malaria
    800
    7.74
    447
    3.31
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    635
    6.14
    1,047
    7.75
    5. Low Birth Weight
    477
    4.61
    479
    3.54
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    475
    4.59
    631
    4.67
    7. Birth Trauma
    436
    4.22
    338
    2.50
    8. Stroke
    416
    4.02
    776
    5.74
    9. Measles
    410
    3.97
    255
    1.89
    10. Liver Disease
    373
    3.61
    504
    3.73
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    290
    2.80
    394
    2.91
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    258
    2.50
    289
    2.14
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    252
    2.44
    439
    3.25
    14. Malnutrition
    246
    2.38
    288
    2.13
    15. Meningitis
    240
    2.32
    184
    1.36
    16. Other Injuries
    218
    2.11
    162
    1.20
    17. Suicide
    201
    1.94
    140
    1.04
    18. Drownings
    196
    1.90
    152
    1.12
    19. Tuberculosis
    189
    1.83
    1,487
    11.00
    20. Alzheimers & Dementia
    173
    1.67
    400
    2.96
    21. Lung Disease
    145
    1.40
    228
    1.69
    22. Falls
    134
    1.30
    153
    1.13
    23. Maternal Conditions
    132
    1.28
    146
    1.08
    24. Hypertension
    123
    1.19
    259
    1.92
    25. Kidney Disease
    107
    1.03
    152
    1.12
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    107
    1.03
    84
    0.62
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    0.90
    99
    0.73
    28. Fires
    81
    0.78
    61
    0.45
    29. Skin Disease
    75
    0.73
    80
    0.59
    30. Epilepsy
    67
    0.65
    48
    0.36
    31. Asthma
    58
    0.56
    64
    0.47
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    46
    0.44
    74
    0.55
    33. Violence
    42
    0.41
    174
    1.29
    34. Lymphomas
    41
    0.40
    46
    0.34
    35. Alcohol
    38
    0.37
    21
    0.16
    36. Breast Cancer
    38
    0.37
    35
    0.26
    37. Liver Cancer
    37
    0.36
    63
    0.47
    38. Oral Cancer
    36
    0.35
    46
    0.34
    39. Cervical Cancer
    36
    0.35
    44
    0.33
    40. Drug Use
    35
    0.34
    17
    0.13
    41. Syphilis
    34
    0.33
    12
    0.09
    42. Prostate Cancer
    34
    0.33
    50
    0.37
    43. Tetanus
    31
    0.30
    8
    0.06
    44. Hepatitis B
    27
    0.26
    28
    0.21
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    25
    0.24
    34
    0.25
    46. Lung Cancers
    24
    0.23
    67
    0.50
    47. Poisonings
    24
    0.23
    18
    0.13
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23
    0.22
    44
    0.33
    49. Schistosomiasis
    23
    0.22
    30
    0.22
    50. Other Neoplasms
    20
    0.19
    28
    0.21
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA   Gabon GABON
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    17.90
    78
    10.38
    135
    2. Cervical Cancer
    12.88
    64
    7.24
    100
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.81
    134
    5.17
    180
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.54
    26
    3.95
    75
    5. Liver Cancer
    6.38
    74
    4.89
    107
    6. Lymphomas
    5.14
    101
    2.97
    146
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.47
    138
    5.76
    132
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    103
    3.14
    148
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.61
    162
    3.37
    166
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.76
    160
    2.11
    176
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.36
    84
    1.87
    101
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.28
    83
    2.23
    87
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.13
    107
    2.54
    90
    14. Leukemia
    1.93
    155
    1.24
    169
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.59
    147
    1.19
    163
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    105
    1.05
    130
    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.