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Compare Zimbabwe 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
     
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.1
    53.3
    51.6
    89
    90
    89
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    53.4
    56.7
    55.0
    99
    97
    97
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    57.6
    61.2
    59.3
    107
    108
    108
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    59.0
    63.7
    61.3
    129
    121
    125
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    46.0
    46.0
    46.0
    175
    180
    177
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    51.4
    53.5
    52.4
    174
    175
    175
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    59.6
    63.1
    61.4
    163
    162
    162
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.6
    63.1
    163
    162
     
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    63.4
    66.4
    171
    168
     
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    64.0
    67.0
    171
    170
     
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    64.4
    67.4
    171
    171
     
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    65.1
    68.0
    171
    172
     
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    172
    173
     
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    66.8
    69.6
    172
    171
     
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    67.9
    70.8
    172
    169
     
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    69.3
    72.3
    173
    167
     
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    71.0
    73.8
    167
    163
     
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    72.8
    75.3
    153
    156
     
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.7
    132
    149
     
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    76.6
    78.1
    121
    141
     
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.6
    115
    136
     
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    80.7
    81.5
    112
    133
     
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.7
    115
    132
     
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.4
    113
    127
     
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    113
    122
     
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    299.25
    4
     
    36.40
    36
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    100.65
    29
     
    128.08
    20
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.38
    147
     
    82.42
    140
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    75.02
    1
     
    36.88
    21
    5. Stroke
    63.38
    121
     
    110.84
    56
    6. Violence
    47.41
    4
     
    14.82
    24
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    41.80
    52
     
    19.53
    116
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.06
    44
     
    61.01
    25
    9. Kidney Disease
    31.43
    24
     
    7.55
    153
    10. Cervical Cancer
    29.02
    10
     
    27.01
    15
    11. Prostate Cancer
    26.83
    38
     
    34.72
    23
    12. Malnutrition
    24.07
    11
     
    24.30
    10
    13. Lung Disease
    22.53
    90
     
    34.27
    37
    14. Tuberculosis
    22.42
    54
     
    123.54
    8
    15. Low Birth Weight
    19.22
    24
     
    24.39
    15
    16. Suicide
    17.54
    19
     
    12.22
    56
    17. Maternal Conditions
    15.66
    25
     
    24.90
    16
    18. Malaria
    15.55
    37
     
    36.02
    24
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.12
    117
     
    17.36
    96
    20. Birth Trauma
    14.47
    34
     
    19.33
    15
    21. Other Injuries
    14.00
    45
     
    14.74
    41
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    13.43
    27
     
    13.19
    29
    23. Asthma
    13.24
    39
     
    17.72
    22
    24. Liver Disease
    12.47
    108
     
    25.03
    53
    25. Breast Cancer
    12.43
    131
     
    15.18
    111
    26. Meningitis
    10.84
    37
     
    19.51
    21
    27. Lymphomas
    10.31
    2
     
    4.21
    113
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.46
    38
     
    5.80
    85
    29. Hypertension
    9.12
    120
     
    31.76
    20
    30. Stomach Cancer
    6.95
    71
     
    5.62
    90
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    6.93
    72
     
    20.11
    8
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.82
    27
     
    6.06
    31
    33. Epilepsy
    6.35
    20
     
    5.97
    22
    34. Liver Cancer
    6.26
    71
     
    10.30
    37
    35. Skin Disease
    6.18
    12
     
    2.55
    67
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    116
     
    5.06
    134
    37. Fires
    5.77
    38
     
    6.30
    31
    38. Falls
    5.17
    94
     
    5.26
    90
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.82
    36
     
    5.95
    22
    40. Lung Cancers
    4.00
    142
     
    1.26
    177
    41. Ovary Cancer
    3.80
    114
     
    3.37
    129
    42. Syphilis
    2.88
    28
     
    8.00
    6
    43. Drownings
    2.80
    107
     
    9.37
    25
    44. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    107
     
    1.11
    157
    45. Alcohol
    2.73
    43
     
    1.33
    108
    46. Drug Use
    2.70
    37
     
    0.91
    114
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.53
    103
     
    7.93
    26
    48. Encephalitis
    2.51
    10
     
    1.09
    58
    49. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    124
     
    4.35
    58
    50. Measles
    1.99
    25
     
    1.03
    36
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    33,197
    26.40
     
    20,526
    3.06
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,569
    9.20
     
    84,332
    12.55
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,080
    5.63
     
    25,899
    3.86
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,216
    4.94
     
    51,222
    7.62
    5. Low Birth Weight
    5,433
    4.32
     
    38,204
    5.69
    6. Stroke
    4,923
    3.91
     
    33,913
    5.05
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,759
    3.78
     
    24,108
    3.59
    8. Violence
    4,442
    3.53
     
    10,322
    1.54
    9. Malnutrition
    4,428
    3.52
     
    22,512
    3.35
    10. Birth Trauma
    4,092
    3.25
     
    30,270
    4.51
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,345
    2.66
     
    18,222
    2.71
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,783
    2.21
     
    6,268
    0.93
    13. Malaria
    2,530
    2.01
     
    43,258
    6.44
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,392
    1.90
     
    3,172
    0.47
    15. Maternal Conditions
    2,254
    1.79
     
    16,040
    2.39
    16. Other Injuries
    1,911
    1.52
     
    11,821
    1.76
    17. Tuberculosis
    1,737
    1.38
     
    48,276
    7.19
    18. Meningitis
    1,678
    1.33
     
    18,627
    2.77
    19. Suicide
    1,641
    1.30
     
    7,577
    1.13
    20. Lung Disease
    1,436
    1.14
     
    10,391
    1.55
    21. Asthma
    1,116
    0.89
     
    7,016
    1.04
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,082
    0.86
     
    5,178
    0.77
    23. Liver Disease
    967
    0.77
     
    9,466
    1.41
    24. Lymphomas
    920
    0.73
     
    1,665
    0.25
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    885
    0.70
     
    4,461
    0.66
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    859
    0.68
     
    2,681
    0.40
    27. Epilepsy
    792
    0.63
     
    4,465
    0.66
    28. Prostate Cancer
    705
    0.56
     
    4,065
    0.61
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    696
    0.55
     
    16,810
    2.50
    30. Fires
    673
    0.54
     
    5,142
    0.77
    31. Syphilis
    662
    0.53
     
    11,243
    1.67
    32. Hypertension
    598
    0.48
     
    9,405
    1.40
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    542
    0.43
     
    2,553
    0.38
    34. Measles
    499
    0.40
     
    1,543
    0.23
    35. Skin Disease
    497
    0.40
     
    1,033
    0.15
    36. Breast Cancer
    491
    0.39
     
    3,056
    0.45
    37. Liver Cancer
    490
    0.39
     
    3,912
    0.58
    38. Drownings
    433
    0.34
     
    9,325
    1.39
    39. Stomach Cancer
    428
    0.34
     
    2,028
    0.30
    40. Falls
    415
    0.33
     
    2,634
    0.39
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    414
    0.33
     
    1,937
    0.29
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    393
    0.31
     
    1,781
    0.27
    43. Encephalitis
    386
    0.31
     
    947
    0.14
    44. Poisonings
    333
    0.26
     
    2,802
    0.42
    45. Drug Use
    311
    0.25
     
    543
    0.08
    46. Lung Cancers
    250
    0.20
     
    417
    0.06
    47. Leukemia
    200
    0.16
     
    1,000
    0.15
    48. Alcohol
    198
    0.16
     
    611
    0.09
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    188
    0.15
     
    2,943
    0.44
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    169
    0.13
     
    405
    0.06
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    29.02
    10
     
    27.01
    15
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.83
    38
     
    34.72
    23
    3. Breast Cancer
    12.43
    131
     
    15.18
    111
    4. Lymphomas
    10.31
    2
     
    4.21
    113
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.95
    71
     
    5.62
    90
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.82
    27
     
    6.06
    31
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.26
    71
     
    10.30
    37
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    116
     
    5.06
    134
    9. Lung Cancers
    4.00
    142
     
    1.26
    177
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.80
    114
     
    3.37
    129
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    107
     
    1.11
    157
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    124
     
    4.35
    58
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.98
    92
     
    1.99
    91
    14. Leukemia
    1.97
    149
     
    2.31
    144
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.49
    93
     
    2.23
    49
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    121
     
    1.64
    108
     
     
     
    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.