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Niger
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Niger 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
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
Niger Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Niger NIGER   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    165.84
    6
    128.08
    20
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    116.43
    91
    82.42
    140
    3. Stroke
    114.59
    52
    110.84
    56
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.68
    13
    61.01
    25
    5. Tuberculosis
    41.33
    42
    123.54
    8
    6. Liver Disease
    39.80
    20
    25.03
    53
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.37
    25
    36.88
    21
    8. Malaria
    31.54
    27
    36.02
    24
    9. Maternal Conditions
    30.76
    9
    24.90
    16
    10. Meningitis
    27.64
    9
    19.51
    21
    11. HIV/AIDS
    26.40
    46
    36.40
    36
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.99
    98
    19.53
    116
    13. Lung Disease
    24.86
    74
    34.27
    37
    14. Malnutrition
    24.01
    12
    24.30
    10
    15. Low Birth Weight
    20.03
    22
    24.39
    15
    16. Other Injuries
    19.76
    20
    14.74
    41
    17. Birth Trauma
    17.35
    25
    19.33
    15
    18. Asthma
    16.37
    27
    17.72
    22
    19. Breast Cancer
    15.11
    114
    15.18
    111
    20. Kidney Disease
    14.94
    90
    7.55
    153
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.66
    123
    17.36
    96
    22. Hypertension
    12.76
    98
    31.76
    20
    23. Falls
    12.60
    31
    5.26
    90
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    49
    13.19
    29
    25. Violence
    10.87
    42
    14.82
    24
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.19
    16
    7.93
    26
    27. Prostate Cancer
    9.11
    140
    34.72
    23
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8.98
    53
    20.11
    8
    29. Drownings
    8.26
    30
    9.37
    25
    30. Suicide
    8.19
    119
    12.22
    56
    31. Cervical Cancer
    7.25
    103
    27.01
    15
    32. Ovary Cancer
    6.60
    23
    3.37
    129
    33. Fires
    5.72
    39
    6.30
    31
    34. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    85
    10.30
    37
    35. Measles
    5.16
    15
    1.03
    36
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.50
    15
    3.11
    28
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.37
    143
    5.06
    134
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.32
    49
    5.95
    22
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.75
    143
    5.80
    85
    40. Epilepsy
    3.43
    49
    5.97
    22
    41. Poisonings
    2.93
    19
    2.97
    18
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.45
    105
    4.35
    58
    43. Pertussis
    2.35
    17
    2.63
    11
    44. Anemia
    2.34
    39
    13.19
    9
    45. Appendicitis
    2.28
    9
    1.52
    30
    46. Syphilis
    2.23
    37
    8.00
    6
    47. Hepatitis B
    2.11
    25
    0.86
    61
    48. Skin Disease
    2.06
    81
    2.55
    67
    49. Tetanus
    1.92
    26
    2.71
    15
    50. Stomach Cancer
    1.90
    176
    5.62
    90
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Niger NIGER   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    27,892
    17.32
    84,332
    12.55
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16,180
    10.05
    51,222
    7.62
    3. Malaria
    10,561
    6.56
    43,258
    6.44
    4. Low Birth Weight
    9,370
    5.82
    38,204
    5.69
    5. Birth Trauma
    8,118
    5.04
    30,270
    4.51
    6. Stroke
    8,064
    5.01
    33,913
    5.05
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,666
    4.76
    24,108
    3.59
    8. Malnutrition
    7,053
    4.38
    22,512
    3.35
    9. Meningitis
    6,780
    4.21
    18,627
    2.77
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,648
    3.51
    25,899
    3.86
    11. Maternal Conditions
    4,531
    2.81
    16,040
    2.39
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    4,157
    2.58
    18,222
    2.71
    13. Tuberculosis
    3,842
    2.39
    48,276
    7.19
    14. Liver Disease
    3,568
    2.22
    9,466
    1.41
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,531
    2.19
    20,526
    3.06
    16. Other Injuries
    3,471
    2.16
    11,821
    1.76
    17. Measles
    2,308
    1.43
    1,543
    0.23
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    2,032
    1.26
    16,810
    2.50
    19. Violence
    1,984
    1.23
    10,322
    1.54
    20. Drownings
    1,917
    1.19
    9,325
    1.39
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,860
    1.15
    6,268
    0.93
    22. Lung Disease
    1,681
    1.04
    10,391
    1.55
    23. Kidney Disease
    1,374
    0.85
    3,172
    0.47
    24. Asthma
    1,333
    0.83
    7,016
    1.04
    25. Falls
    1,133
    0.70
    2,634
    0.39
    26. Pertussis
    1,033
    0.64
    3,819
    0.57
    27. Fires
    928
    0.58
    5,142
    0.77
    28. Syphilis
    891
    0.55
    11,243
    1.67
    29. Hypertension
    886
    0.55
    9,405
    1.40
    30. Suicide
    822
    0.51
    7,577
    1.13
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    808
    0.50
    2,943
    0.44
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    804
    0.50
    4,461
    0.66
    33. Breast Cancer
    765
    0.47
    3,056
    0.45
    34. Poisonings
    711
    0.44
    2,802
    0.42
    35. Liver Cancer
    563
    0.35
    3,912
    0.58
    36. Epilepsy
    474
    0.29
    4,465
    0.66
    37. Tetanus
    424
    0.26
    1,948
    0.29
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    415
    0.26
    1,781
    0.27
    39. Schistosomiasis
    398
    0.25
    1,276
    0.19
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    374
    0.23
    2,553
    0.38
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    362
    0.22
    2,681
    0.40
    42. Cervical Cancer
    345
    0.21
    5,178
    0.77
    43. Ovary Cancer
    306
    0.19
    625
    0.09
    44. Encephalitis
    297
    0.18
    947
    0.14
    45. Appendicitis
    296
    0.18
    1,076
    0.16
    46. Anemia
    262
    0.16
    7,561
    1.13
    47. Prostate Cancer
    243
    0.15
    4,065
    0.61
    48. Oral Cancer
    226
    0.14
    1,473
    0.22
    49. Hepatitis B
    221
    0.14
    419
    0.06
    50. Lymphomas
    218
    0.14
    1,665
    0.25
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    15.11
    114
    15.18
    111
    2. Prostate Cancer
    9.11
    140
    34.72
    23
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.25
    103
    27.01
    15
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.60
    23
    3.37
    129
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    85
    10.30
    37
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.37
    143
    5.06
    134
    7. Oral Cancer
    2.45
    105
    4.35
    58
    8. Stomach Cancer
    1.90
    176
    5.62
    90
    9. Lymphomas
    1.80
    174
    4.21
    113
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.61
    139
    1.11
    157
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    117
    1.99
    91
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    125
    1.64
    108
    13. Leukemia
    1.19
    165
    2.31
    144
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.77
    141
    2.23
    49
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    166
    6.06
    31
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.47
    183
    1.26
    177
    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.