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Equatorial Guinea

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Compare Gabon and Equatorial Guinea 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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    Gabon Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gabon GABON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
     
    35.4
    38.4
    36.9
    161
    157
    159
    1970
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
     
    38.4
    41.5
    39.9
    165
    162
    163
    1980
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
     
    41.5
    44.6
    43.0
    168
    165
    167
    1990
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
     
    45.2
    48.4
    46.8
    173
    171
    172
    2000
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
     
    51.2
    54.3
    52.7
    156
    152
    153
    2010
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
     
    54.9
    57.3
    56.1
    168
    167
    168
    2016
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
    57.9
    61.7
    59.5
    171
    167
    172
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gabon GABON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
     
    57.9
    61.7
    171
    167
    Age 5
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
     
    63.9
    67.3
    167
    163
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
     
    64.7
    68.1
    166
    163
    Age 15
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
     
    65.0
    68.5
    168
    164
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
     
    65.8
    69.1
    168
    164
    Age 25
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
     
    66.8
    69.9
    167
    164
    Age 30
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
     
    67.8
    70.8
    167
    162
    Age 35
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
     
    68.8
    71.8
    166
    161
    Age 40
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
     
    70.0
    72.8
    163
    162
    Age 45
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
     
    71.3
    73.9
    161
    161
    Age 50
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
     
    72.8
    75.0
    154
    161
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
     
    74.5
    76.2
    137
    158
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
     
    76.2
    77.5
    133
    157
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
     
    78.0
    79.0
    135
    157
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
     
    80.2
    80.9
    133
    155
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
     
    82.7
    83.2
    135
    149
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
     
    85.6
    86.1
    133
    144
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
     
    89.1
    89.4
    133
    137
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gabon GABON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    103.58
    64
     
    112.47
    54
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.20
    119
     
    126.86
    74
    3. HIV/AIDS
    97.97
    21
     
    152.73
    12
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.67
    33
     
    141.17
    17
    5. Tuberculosis
    86.56
    12
     
    12.96
    66
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.63
    35
     
    95.77
    10
    7. Lung Disease
    26.53
    63
     
    41.24
    22
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.99
    51
     
    23.63
    61
    9. Hypertension
    25.30
    36
     
    30.09
    25
    10. Malaria
    25.21
    33
     
    36.37
    23
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23.86
    52
     
    36.44
    43
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.28
    48
     
    21.78
    57
    13. Liver Disease
    21.65
    65
     
    31.50
    32
    14. Low Birth Weight
    16.71
    38
     
    23.98
    16
    15. Suicide
    12.51
    51
     
    26.38
    8
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    12.03
    39
     
    16.45
    8
    17. Birth Trauma
    12.00
    44
     
    20.88
    12
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    11.63
    35
     
    26.37
    3
    19. Kidney Disease
    11.38
    114
     
    18.57
    71
    20. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
     
    20.80
    61
    21. Violence
    9.64
    53
     
    3.53
    119
    22. Other Injuries
    9.18
    76
     
    18.84
    23
    23. Asthma
    8.54
    72
     
    14.63
    32
    24. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
     
    14.08
    58
    25. Maternal Conditions
    8.09
    43
     
    12.64
    34
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.62
    56
     
    10.71
    32
    27. Meningitis
    7.52
    42
     
    15.92
    29
    28. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
     
    13.57
    125
    29. Malnutrition
    6.28
    51
     
    12.93
    32
    30. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
     
    4.26
    139
    31. Drownings
    6.09
    60
     
    15.40
    3
    32. Falls
    6.04
    78
     
    9.46
    50
    33. Anemia
    5.90
    24
     
    9.32
    17
    34. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
     
    5.45
    89
    35. Skin Disease
    4.14
    36
     
    5.01
    26
    36. Fires
    4.08
    57
     
    9.09
    7
    37. Epilepsy
    4.02
    41
     
    7.58
    11
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
     
    5.20
    37
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.92
    77
     
    5.66
    54
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
     
    3.81
    157
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    61
     
    5.41
    28
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
     
    3.24
    138
    43. Measles
    3.47
    20
     
    9.06
    8
    44. Trypanosomiasis
    3.23
    3
     
    0.00
    61
    45. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
     
    4.14
    116
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
     
    1.48
    129
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.69
    37
     
    3.17
    26
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
     
    2.00
    90
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.51
    99
     
    3.81
    50
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
     
    2.35
    171
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Gabon GABON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    1,376
    10.78
     
    1,070
    13.61
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,345
    10.54
     
    936
    11.91
    3. Stroke
    1,141
    8.94
     
    439
    5.58
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,079
    8.45
     
    486
    6.18
    5. Tuberculosis
    1,044
    8.18
     
    61
    0.78
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    579
    4.54
     
    411
    5.23
    7. Low Birth Weight
    451
    3.53
     
    346
    4.40
    8. Malaria
    405
    3.17
     
    345
    4.39
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    391
    3.06
     
    175
    2.23
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    383
    3.00
     
    326
    4.15
    11. Birth Trauma
    324
    2.54
     
    302
    3.84
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    302
    2.37
     
    210
    2.67
    13. Lung Disease
    292
    2.29
     
    154
    1.96
    14. Hypertension
    278
    2.18
     
    116
    1.48
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    255
    2.00
     
    65
    0.83
    16. Liver Disease
    249
    1.95
     
    163
    2.07
    17. Suicide
    189
    1.48
     
    191
    2.43
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    173
    1.36
     
    196
    2.49
    19. Violence
    155
    1.21
     
    27
    0.34
    20. Other Injuries
    152
    1.19
     
    155
    1.97
    21. Kidney Disease
    135
    1.06
     
    92
    1.17
    22. Maternal Conditions
    133
    1.04
     
    95
    1.21
    23. Meningitis
    128
    1.00
     
    139
    1.77
    24. Drownings
    116
    0.91
     
    146
    1.86
    25. Asthma
    103
    0.81
     
    75
    0.95
    26. Malnutrition
    96
    0.75
     
    119
    1.51
    27. Measles
    93
    0.73
     
    127
    1.62
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    0.73
     
    58
    0.74
    29. Anemia
    81
    0.63
     
    65
    0.83
    30. Falls
    78
    0.61
     
    53
    0.67
    31. Lung Cancers
    69
    0.54
     
    21
    0.27
    32. Epilepsy
    66
    0.52
     
    61
    0.78
    33. Fires
    66
    0.52
     
    73
    0.93
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    56
    0.44
     
    0
    0.00
    35. Liver Cancer
    55
    0.43
     
    28
    0.36
    36. Pertussis
    51
    0.40
     
    35
    0.45
    37. Prostate Cancer
    51
    0.40
     
    32
    0.41
    38. Skin Disease
    50
    0.39
     
    25
    0.32
    39. Cervical Cancer
    47
    0.37
     
    36
    0.46
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.35
     
    21
    0.27
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    45
    0.35
     
    30
    0.38
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    45
    0.35
     
    27
    0.34
    43. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.34
     
    29
    0.37
    44. Lymphomas
    40
    0.31
     
    32
    0.41
    45. Breast Cancer
    38
    0.30
     
    37
    0.47
    46. Syphilis
    33
    0.26
     
    12
    0.15
    47. Schistosomiasis
    32
    0.25
     
    17
    0.22
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    32
    0.25
     
    9
    0.11
    49. Other Neoplasms
    28
    0.22
     
    20
    0.25
    50. Stomach Cancer
    27
    0.21
     
    13
    0.17
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gabon GABON   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
     
    20.80
    61
    2. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
     
    14.08
    58
    3. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
     
    13.57
    125
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
     
    4.26
    139
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
     
    5.45
    89
    6. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
     
    5.20
    37
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
     
    3.81
    157
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
     
    3.24
    138
    9. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
     
    4.14
    116
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
     
    1.48
    129
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
     
    2.00
    90
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
     
    2.35
    171
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.90
    90
     
    1.92
    88
    14. Leukemia
    1.39
    160
     
    1.04
    171
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    163
     
    0.67
    173
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.83
    135
     
    0.68
    146
     
     
     
    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.