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Gabon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Gabon and Sao Tome 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.

Sao Tome
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   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Gabon GABON   Sao Tome SAO TOME
           
    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
     
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
    1970
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
     
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
    1980
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
     
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
    1990
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
     
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
    2000
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
     
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
    2010
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
     
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
    2016
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Sao Tome SAO TOME
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
    Age 5
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
    Age 15
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
    Age 25
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
    Age 30
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
    Age 35
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
    Age 40
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
    Age 45
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
    Age 50
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Sao Tome SAO TOME
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    103.58
    64
    112.64
    53
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.20
    119
    94.70
    121
    3. HIV/AIDS
    97.97
    21
    33.69
    38
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.67
    33
    101.05
    28
    5. Tuberculosis
    86.56
    12
    8.51
    79
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.63
    35
    15.27
    136
    7. Lung Disease
    26.53
    63
    60.20
    9
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.99
    51
    47.90
    2
    9. Hypertension
    25.30
    36
    4.58
    156
    10. Malaria
    25.21
    33
    40.52
    19
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23.86
    52
    19.99
    56
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.28
    48
    12.65
    136
    13. Liver Disease
    21.65
    65
    47.60
    14
    14. Low Birth Weight
    16.71
    38
    11.82
    65
    15. Suicide
    12.51
    51
    2.67
    176
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    12.03
    39
    10.43
    57
    17. Birth Trauma
    12.00
    44
    9.21
    61
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    11.63
    35
    9.89
    46
    19. Kidney Disease
    11.38
    114
    40.64
    12
    20. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    18.01
    75
    21. Violence
    9.64
    53
    6.59
    79
    22. Other Injuries
    9.18
    76
    7.49
    101
    23. Asthma
    8.54
    72
    16.94
    24
    24. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    22.48
    23
    25. Maternal Conditions
    8.09
    43
    5.23
    50
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.62
    56
    5.30
    100
    27. Meningitis
    7.52
    42
    4.51
    53
    28. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    14.68
    118
    29. Malnutrition
    6.28
    51
    14.89
    28
    30. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    17.95
    68
    31. Drownings
    6.09
    60
    2.33
    116
    32. Falls
    6.04
    78
    13.09
    27
    33. Anemia
    5.90
    24
    1.12
    59
    34. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    1.91
    179
    35. Skin Disease
    4.14
    36
    2.46
    71
    36. Fires
    4.08
    57
    0.94
    125
    37. Epilepsy
    4.02
    41
    2.51
    63
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    1.29
    162
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.92
    77
    3.14
    88
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    11.56
    61
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    61
    5.84
    23
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    3.91
    104
    43. Measles
    3.47
    20
    6.94
    12
    44. Trypanosomiasis
    3.23
    3
    0.00
    142
    45. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    4.63
    103
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    4.44
    45
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.69
    37
    2.13
    39
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    3.30
    44
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.51
    99
    1.51
    135
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    17.70
    9
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Gabon GABON   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    1,376
    10.78
    48
    4.48
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,345
    10.54
    121
    11.30
    3. Stroke
    1,141
    8.94
    93
    8.68
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,079
    8.45
    74
    6.91
    5. Tuberculosis
    1,044
    8.18
    7
    0.65
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    579
    4.54
    12
    1.12
    7. Low Birth Weight
    451
    3.53
    40
    3.73
    8. Malaria
    405
    3.17
    74
    6.91
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    391
    3.06
    64
    5.98
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    383
    3.00
    39
    3.64
    11. Birth Trauma
    324
    2.54
    31
    2.89
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    302
    2.37
    32
    2.99
    13. Lung Disease
    292
    2.29
    48
    4.48
    14. Hypertension
    278
    2.18
    4
    0.37
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    255
    2.00
    10
    0.93
    16. Liver Disease
    249
    1.95
    46
    4.30
    17. Suicide
    189
    1.48
    4
    0.37
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    173
    1.36
    17
    1.59
    19. Violence
    155
    1.21
    12
    1.12
    20. Other Injuries
    152
    1.19
    14
    1.31
    21. Kidney Disease
    135
    1.06
    40
    3.73
    22. Maternal Conditions
    133
    1.04
    9
    0.84
    23. Meningitis
    128
    1.00
    8
    0.75
    24. Drownings
    116
    0.91
    5
    0.47
    25. Asthma
    103
    0.81
    16
    1.49
    26. Malnutrition
    96
    0.75
    28
    2.61
    27. Measles
    93
    0.73
    23
    2.15
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    0.73
    6
    0.56
    29. Anemia
    81
    0.63
    2
    0.19
    30. Falls
    78
    0.61
    16
    1.49
    31. Lung Cancers
    69
    0.54
    14
    1.31
    32. Epilepsy
    66
    0.52
    4
    0.37
    33. Fires
    66
    0.52
    2
    0.19
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    56
    0.44
    0
    0.00
    35. Liver Cancer
    55
    0.43
    2
    0.19
    36. Pertussis
    51
    0.40
    1
    0.09
    37. Prostate Cancer
    51
    0.40
    6
    0.56
    38. Skin Disease
    50
    0.39
    2
    0.19
    39. Cervical Cancer
    47
    0.37
    11
    1.03
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.35
    9
    0.84
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    45
    0.35
    6
    0.56
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    45
    0.35
    3
    0.28
    43. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.34
    1
    0.09
    44. Lymphomas
    40
    0.31
    5
    0.47
    45. Breast Cancer
    38
    0.30
    8
    0.75
    46. Syphilis
    33
    0.26
    1
    0.09
    47. Schistosomiasis
    32
    0.25
    2
    0.19
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    32
    0.25
    4
    0.37
    49. Other Neoplasms
    28
    0.22
    1
    0.09
    50. Stomach Cancer
    27
    0.21
    14
    1.31
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    18.01
    75
    2. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    22.48
    23
    3. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    14.68
    118
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    17.95
    68
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    1.91
    179
    6. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    1.29
    162
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    11.56
    61
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    3.91
    104
    9. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    4.63
    103
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    4.44
    45
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    3.30
    44
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    17.70
    9
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.90
    90
    4.59
    17
    14. Leukemia
    1.39
    160
    3.32
    113
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    163
    5.19
    65
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.83
    135
    0.68
    145
    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.