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Compare Portugal 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.7
    66.3
    63.4
    52
    43
    48
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    51
    43
    45
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    67.9
    75.1
    71.4
    36
    29
    30
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    70.2
    77.3
    73.7
    38
    27
    33
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    73.1
    80.1
    76.6
    34
    24
    29
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    76.4
    82.6
    79.6
    27
    23
    25
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    78.3
    84.5
    81.5
    28
    11
    19
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    84.5
    28
    11
     
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    78.8
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    78.9
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    79.1
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    79.3
    85.0
    28
    11
     
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    79.5
    85.2
    28
    11
     
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    79.9
    85.4
    29
    10
     
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    80.5
    85.6
    28
    10
     
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    81.3
    86.0
    26
    11
     
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    82.3
    86.4
    23
    11
     
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.9
    22
    12
     
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.6
    21
    14
     
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    28
    21
     
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    37
    32
     
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    46
    40
     
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    47.51
    136
     
    110.84
    56
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.23
    177
     
    82.42
    140
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.81
    98
     
    128.08
    20
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    1.26
    177
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    5.06
    134
    6. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    34.72
    23
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.72
    125
     
    19.53
    116
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.57
    92
     
    17.36
    96
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    15.18
    111
    10. Lung Disease
    13.35
    156
     
    34.27
    37
    11. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    5.62
    90
    12. Suicide
    8.77
    111
     
    12.22
    56
    13. Liver Disease
    8.34
    140
     
    25.03
    53
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    6.99
    71
     
    20.11
    8
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.85
    157
     
    7.55
    153
    16. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    4.21
    113
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    1.11
    157
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.11
    153
     
    36.88
    21
    19. Other Injuries
    5.20
    140
     
    14.74
    41
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    10.30
    37
    21. Hypertension
    4.90
    154
     
    31.76
    20
    22. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    4.35
    58
    23. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    2.31
    144
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    1.64
    108
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4.12
    93
     
    36.40
    36
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.66
    19
     
    0.49
    160
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    3.37
    129
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    6.06
    31
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    27.01
    15
    30. Falls
    3.06
    139
     
    5.26
    90
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.06
    153
     
    5.80
    85
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2.86
    168
     
    13.19
    29
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    1.99
    91
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    104
     
    2.90
    85
    35. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    2.23
    49
    36. Epilepsy
    1.59
    101
     
    5.97
    22
    37. Low Birth Weight
    1.30
    171
     
    24.39
    15
    38. Alcohol
    1.18
    117
     
    1.33
    108
    39. Tuberculosis
    1.12
    130
     
    123.54
    8
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.96
    152
     
    7.93
    26
    41. Violence
    0.96
    165
     
    14.82
    24
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.77
    148
     
    5.95
    22
    43. Drug Use
    0.76
    132
     
    0.91
    114
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.75
    150
     
    61.01
    25
    45. Drownings
    0.65
    167
     
    9.37
    25
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    70
     
    13.19
    9
    47. Asthma
    0.58
    172
     
    17.72
    22
    48. Skin Disease
    0.49
    152
     
    2.55
    67
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.45
    166
     
    19.33
    15
    50. Fires
    0.40
    160
     
    6.30
    31
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    12,735
    14.62
     
    33,913
    5.05
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,284
    14.10
     
    24,108
    3.59
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,136
    9.34
     
    84,332
    12.55
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,078
    5.83
     
    4,461
    0.66
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,734
    5.43
     
    6,268
    0.93
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,386
    5.03
     
    1,781
    0.27
    7. Lung Cancers
    4,181
    4.80
     
    417
    0.06
    8. Lung Disease
    3,677
    4.22
     
    10,391
    1.55
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2,647
    3.04
     
    2,028
    0.30
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,036
    2.34
     
    4,065
    0.61
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,911
    2.19
     
    3,056
    0.45
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,893
    2.17
     
    3,172
    0.47
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    1,634
    1.88
     
    16,810
    2.50
    14. Lymphomas
    1,532
    1.76
     
    1,665
    0.25
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1,453
    1.67
     
    405
    0.06
    16. Suicide
    1,413
    1.62
     
    7,577
    1.13
    17. Liver Disease
    1,408
    1.62
     
    9,466
    1.41
    18. Hypertension
    1,377
    1.58
     
    9,405
    1.40
    19. Liver Cancer
    1,114
    1.28
     
    3,912
    0.58
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,083
    1.24
     
    497
    0.07
    21. Other Injuries
    1,081
    1.24
     
    11,821
    1.76
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    1,048
    1.20
     
    131
    0.02
    23. Leukemia
    977
    1.12
     
    1,000
    0.15
    24. Oral Cancer
    821
    0.94
     
    1,473
    0.22
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    801
    0.92
     
    25,899
    3.86
    26. Falls
    715
    0.82
     
    2,634
    0.39
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    655
    0.75
     
    2,681
    0.40
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    636
    0.73
     
    1,937
    0.29
    29. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.68
     
    1,220
    0.18
    30. Skin Cancers
    528
    0.61
     
    717
    0.11
    31. HIV/AIDS
    511
    0.59
     
    20,526
    3.06
    32. Ovary Cancer
    407
    0.47
     
    625
    0.09
    33. Cervical Cancer
    388
    0.45
     
    5,178
    0.77
    34. Epilepsy
    342
    0.39
     
    4,465
    0.66
    35. Uterin Cancer
    308
    0.35
     
    316
    0.05
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    234
    0.27
     
    2,943
    0.44
    37. Tuberculosis
    231
    0.27
     
    48,276
    7.19
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    200
    0.23
     
    51,222
    7.62
    39. Alcohol
    200
    0.23
     
    611
    0.09
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    190
    0.22
     
    18,222
    2.71
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    186
    0.21
     
    2,553
    0.38
    42. Anemia
    183
    0.21
     
    7,561
    1.13
    43. Asthma
    134
    0.15
     
    7,016
    1.04
    44. Skin Disease
    123
    0.14
     
    1,033
    0.15
    45. Drug Use
    120
    0.14
     
    543
    0.08
    46. Violence
    114
    0.13
     
    10,322
    1.54
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    83
    0.10
     
    103
    0.02
    48. Drownings
    83
    0.10
     
    9,325
    1.39
    49. Fires
    78
    0.09
     
    5,142
    0.77
    50. Malnutrition
    71
    0.08
     
    22,512
    3.35
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    1.26
    177
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    5.06
    134
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    34.72
    23
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    15.18
    111
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    5.62
    90
    6. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    4.21
    113
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    1.11
    157
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    10.30
    37
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    4.35
    58
    10. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    2.31
    144
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    1.64
    108
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    3.37
    129
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    6.06
    31
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    27.01
    15
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    1.99
    91
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    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.