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Compare Suriname 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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    Suriname Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.0
    61.7
    59.8
    64
    63
    63
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    61.2
    65.7
    63.4
    66
    66
    65
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    64.0
    69.0
    66.4
    71
    73
    74
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    65.9
    71.0
    68.4
    79
    85
    84
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    109
    105
    107
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    67.1
    73.6
    70.3
    105
    104
    104
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    68.7
    75.1
    71.8
    106
    104
    107
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.7
    75.1
    106
    104
     
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    70.2
    76.4
    106
    106
     
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    70.3
    76.5
    106
    105
     
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    70.4
    76.6
    108
    105
     
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    70.7
    76.9
    109
    103
     
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    71.1
    77.0
    112
    103
     
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    71.6
    77.4
    111
    103
     
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    72.2
    77.8
    112
    101
     
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    72.7
    78.3
    115
    101
     
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    73.5
    78.7
    114
    99
     
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    74.3
    79.3
    115
    94
     
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    75.4
    80.0
    118
    95
     
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    77.1
    81.2
    108
    87
     
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    78.8
    82.3
    108
    88
     
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    80.9
    83.7
    104
    84
     
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    83.3
    85.5
    105
    81
     
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    86.4
    87.7
    88
    81
     
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.8
    84
    74
     
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    120.46
    40
     
    110.84
    56
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    118.55
    89
     
    82.42
    140
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    51.87
    36
     
    19.53
    116
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    36.69
    88
     
    128.08
    20
    5. Kidney Disease
    34.50
    18
     
    7.55
    153
    6. Prostate Cancer
    28.46
    33
     
    34.72
    23
    7. Suicide
    27.03
    5
     
    12.22
    56
    8. HIV/AIDS
    26.73
    44
     
    36.40
    36
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.19
    53
     
    17.36
    96
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.14
    88
     
    36.88
    21
    11. Hypertension
    17.75
    59
     
    31.76
    20
    12. Liver Disease
    17.62
    82
     
    25.03
    53
    13. Cervical Cancer
    16.19
    50
     
    27.01
    15
    14. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    112
     
    15.18
    111
    15. Lung Cancers
    13.90
    85
     
    1.26
    177
    16. Lung Disease
    13.41
    154
     
    34.27
    37
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.60
    56
     
    5.06
    134
    18. Other Injuries
    11.64
    59
     
    14.74
    41
    19. Violence
    10.75
    43
     
    14.82
    24
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    9.52
    72
     
    13.19
    29
    21. Low Birth Weight
    9.31
    74
     
    24.39
    15
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.71
    46
     
    5.80
    85
    23. Liver Cancer
    7.25
    55
     
    10.30
    37
    24. Lymphomas
    7.06
    36
     
    4.21
    113
    25. Ovary Cancer
    6.41
    30
     
    3.37
    129
    26. Skin Disease
    6.33
    11
     
    2.55
    67
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    6.14
    84
     
    20.11
    8
    28. Drownings
    5.84
    63
     
    9.37
    25
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.10
    62
     
    7.93
    26
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
     
    1.11
    157
    31. Stomach Cancer
    5.00
    108
     
    5.62
    90
    32. Birth Trauma
    4.23
    80
     
    19.33
    15
    33. Leukemia
    4.15
    78
     
    2.31
    144
    34. Falls
    4.05
    117
     
    5.26
    90
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.14
    95
     
    61.01
    25
    36. Maternal Conditions
    3.09
    62
     
    24.90
    16
    37. Asthma
    2.93
    108
     
    17.72
    22
    38. Tuberculosis
    2.80
    106
     
    123.54
    8
    39. Epilepsy
    2.72
    60
     
    5.97
    22
    40. Fires
    2.43
    74
     
    6.30
    31
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.41
    85
     
    5.95
    22
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.35
    111
     
    4.35
    58
    43. Malnutrition
    2.27
    84
     
    24.30
    10
    44. Meningitis
    2.01
    75
     
    19.51
    21
    45. Alcohol
    1.97
    72
     
    1.33
    108
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.60
    113
     
    1.64
    108
    47. Dengue
    1.56
    5
     
    0.07
    65
    48. Drug Use
    1.29
    93
     
    0.91
    114
    49. Uterin Cancer
    1.17
    144
     
    1.99
    91
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.09
    151
     
    6.06
    31
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Suriname SURINAME   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    572
    16.22
     
    33,913
    5.05
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    571
    16.19
     
    24,108
    3.59
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    250
    7.09
     
    6,268
    0.93
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    177
    5.02
     
    84,332
    12.55
    5. Kidney Disease
    169
    4.79
     
    3,172
    0.47
    6. HIV/AIDS
    146
    4.14
     
    20,526
    3.06
    7. Suicide
    145
    4.11
     
    7,577
    1.13
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    102
    2.89
     
    25,899
    3.86
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    101
    2.86
     
    4,461
    0.66
    10. Liver Disease
    90
    2.55
     
    9,466
    1.41
    11. Hypertension
    84
    2.38
     
    9,405
    1.40
    12. Lung Cancers
    67
    1.90
     
    417
    0.06
    13. Lung Disease
    64
    1.81
     
    10,391
    1.55
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    60
    1.70
     
    1,781
    0.27
    15. Other Injuries
    60
    1.70
     
    11,821
    1.76
    16. Violence
    58
    1.64
     
    10,322
    1.54
    17. Prostate Cancer
    55
    1.56
     
    4,065
    0.61
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    52
    1.47
     
    18,222
    2.71
    19. Low Birth Weight
    50
    1.42
     
    38,204
    5.69
    20. Cervical Cancer
    43
    1.22
     
    5,178
    0.77
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    43
    1.22
     
    2,681
    0.40
    22. Breast Cancer
    40
    1.13
     
    3,056
    0.45
    23. Liver Cancer
    36
    1.02
     
    3,912
    0.58
    24. Lymphomas
    35
    0.99
     
    1,665
    0.25
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    31
    0.88
     
    16,810
    2.50
    26. Drownings
    31
    0.88
     
    9,325
    1.39
    27. Skin Disease
    30
    0.85
     
    1,033
    0.15
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    25
    0.71
     
    405
    0.06
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    25
    0.71
     
    2,943
    0.44
    30. Stomach Cancer
    24
    0.68
     
    2,028
    0.30
    31. Birth Trauma
    23
    0.65
     
    30,270
    4.51
    32. Leukemia
    21
    0.60
     
    1,000
    0.15
    33. Falls
    20
    0.57
     
    2,634
    0.39
    34. Maternal Conditions
    17
    0.48
     
    16,040
    2.39
    35. Ovary Cancer
    17
    0.48
     
    625
    0.09
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16
    0.45
     
    51,222
    7.62
    37. Asthma
    15
    0.43
     
    7,016
    1.04
    38. Tuberculosis
    14
    0.40
     
    48,276
    7.19
    39. Epilepsy
    14
    0.40
     
    4,465
    0.66
    40. Oral Cancer
    12
    0.34
     
    1,473
    0.22
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    12
    0.34
     
    2,553
    0.38
    42. Fires
    12
    0.34
     
    5,142
    0.77
    43. Meningitis
    11
    0.31
     
    18,627
    2.77
    44. Malnutrition
    11
    0.31
     
    22,512
    3.35
    45. Alcohol
    10
    0.28
     
    611
    0.09
    46. Dengue
    8
    0.23
     
    62
    0.01
    47. Bladder Cancer
    8
    0.23
     
    497
    0.07
    48. Drug Use
    7
    0.20
     
    543
    0.08
    49. Encephalitis
    5
    0.14
     
    947
    0.14
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    5
    0.14
     
    1,937
    0.29
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.46
    33
     
    34.72
    23
    2. Cervical Cancer
    16.19
    50
     
    27.01
    15
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    112
     
    15.18
    111
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.90
    85
     
    1.26
    177
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.60
    56
     
    5.06
    134
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.25
    55
     
    10.30
    37
    7. Lymphomas
    7.06
    36
     
    4.21
    113
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.41
    30
     
    3.37
    129
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
     
    1.11
    157
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.00
    108
     
    5.62
    90
    11. Leukemia
    4.15
    78
     
    2.31
    144
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.35
    111
     
    4.35
    58
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.60
    113
     
    1.64
    108
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.17
    144
     
    1.99
    91
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.09
    151
     
    6.06
    31
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.81
    136
     
    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.