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Gabon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Gabon and DR Congo 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.

DR Congo
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Gabon Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Gabon GABON   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    103.58
    64
    110.84
    56
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.20
    119
    82.42
    140
    3. HIV/AIDS
    97.97
    21
    36.40
    36
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.67
    33
    128.08
    20
    5. Tuberculosis
    86.56
    12
    123.54
    8
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.63
    35
    19.53
    116
    7. Lung Disease
    26.53
    63
    34.27
    37
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.99
    51
    36.88
    21
    9. Hypertension
    25.30
    36
    31.76
    20
    10. Malaria
    25.21
    33
    36.02
    24
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23.86
    52
    61.01
    25
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.28
    48
    17.36
    96
    13. Liver Disease
    21.65
    65
    25.03
    53
    14. Low Birth Weight
    16.71
    38
    24.39
    15
    15. Suicide
    12.51
    51
    12.22
    56
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    12.03
    39
    13.19
    29
    17. Birth Trauma
    12.00
    44
    19.33
    15
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    11.63
    35
    20.11
    8
    19. Kidney Disease
    11.38
    114
    7.55
    153
    20. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    34.72
    23
    21. Violence
    9.64
    53
    14.82
    24
    22. Other Injuries
    9.18
    76
    14.74
    41
    23. Asthma
    8.54
    72
    17.72
    22
    24. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    27.01
    15
    25. Maternal Conditions
    8.09
    43
    24.90
    16
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.62
    56
    5.80
    85
    27. Meningitis
    7.52
    42
    19.51
    21
    28. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    15.18
    111
    29. Malnutrition
    6.28
    51
    24.30
    10
    30. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    1.26
    177
    31. Drownings
    6.09
    60
    9.37
    25
    32. Falls
    6.04
    78
    5.26
    90
    33. Anemia
    5.90
    24
    13.19
    9
    34. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    10.30
    37
    35. Skin Disease
    4.14
    36
    2.55
    67
    36. Fires
    4.08
    57
    6.30
    31
    37. Epilepsy
    4.02
    41
    5.97
    22
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    4.35
    58
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.92
    77
    7.93
    26
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    5.06
    134
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    61
    5.95
    22
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    3.37
    129
    43. Measles
    3.47
    20
    1.03
    36
    44. Trypanosomiasis
    3.23
    3
    4.68
    2
    45. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    4.21
    113
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    6.06
    31
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.69
    37
    3.11
    28
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    1.99
    91
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.51
    99
    2.90
    85
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    5.62
    90
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Gabon GABON   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    1,376
    10.78
    20,526
    3.06
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,345
    10.54
    84,332
    12.55
    3. Stroke
    1,141
    8.94
    33,913
    5.05
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,079
    8.45
    24,108
    3.59
    5. Tuberculosis
    1,044
    8.18
    48,276
    7.19
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    579
    4.54
    6,268
    0.93
    7. Low Birth Weight
    451
    3.53
    38,204
    5.69
    8. Malaria
    405
    3.17
    43,258
    6.44
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    391
    3.06
    25,899
    3.86
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    383
    3.00
    51,222
    7.62
    11. Birth Trauma
    324
    2.54
    30,270
    4.51
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    302
    2.37
    18,222
    2.71
    13. Lung Disease
    292
    2.29
    10,391
    1.55
    14. Hypertension
    278
    2.18
    9,405
    1.40
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    255
    2.00
    4,461
    0.66
    16. Liver Disease
    249
    1.95
    9,466
    1.41
    17. Suicide
    189
    1.48
    7,577
    1.13
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    173
    1.36
    16,810
    2.50
    19. Violence
    155
    1.21
    10,322
    1.54
    20. Other Injuries
    152
    1.19
    11,821
    1.76
    21. Kidney Disease
    135
    1.06
    3,172
    0.47
    22. Maternal Conditions
    133
    1.04
    16,040
    2.39
    23. Meningitis
    128
    1.00
    18,627
    2.77
    24. Drownings
    116
    0.91
    9,325
    1.39
    25. Asthma
    103
    0.81
    7,016
    1.04
    26. Malnutrition
    96
    0.75
    22,512
    3.35
    27. Measles
    93
    0.73
    1,543
    0.23
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    0.73
    2,681
    0.40
    29. Anemia
    81
    0.63
    7,561
    1.13
    30. Falls
    78
    0.61
    2,634
    0.39
    31. Lung Cancers
    69
    0.54
    417
    0.06
    32. Epilepsy
    66
    0.52
    4,465
    0.66
    33. Fires
    66
    0.52
    5,142
    0.77
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    56
    0.44
    3,466
    0.52
    35. Liver Cancer
    55
    0.43
    3,912
    0.58
    36. Pertussis
    51
    0.40
    3,819
    0.57
    37. Prostate Cancer
    51
    0.40
    4,065
    0.61
    38. Skin Disease
    50
    0.39
    1,033
    0.15
    39. Cervical Cancer
    47
    0.37
    5,178
    0.77
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.35
    1,781
    0.27
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    45
    0.35
    2,553
    0.38
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    45
    0.35
    2,943
    0.44
    43. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.34
    1,473
    0.22
    44. Lymphomas
    40
    0.31
    1,665
    0.25
    45. Breast Cancer
    38
    0.30
    3,056
    0.45
    46. Syphilis
    33
    0.26
    11,243
    1.67
    47. Schistosomiasis
    32
    0.25
    1,276
    0.19
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    32
    0.25
    1,937
    0.29
    49. Other Neoplasms
    28
    0.22
    1,220
    0.18
    50. Stomach Cancer
    27
    0.21
    2,028
    0.30
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    34.72
    23
    2. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    27.01
    15
    3. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    15.18
    111
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    1.26
    177
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    10.30
    37
    6. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    4.35
    58
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    5.06
    134
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    3.37
    129
    9. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    4.21
    113
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    6.06
    31
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    1.99
    91
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    5.62
    90
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.90
    90
    1.64
    108
    14. Leukemia
    1.39
    160
    2.31
    144
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    163
    1.11
    157
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.83
    135
    2.23
    49
    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.