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HEALTH PROFILE: Central African Republic

Central African Republic
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Central African Republic

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Central African Republic. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Central African Republic Population Pyramid
 
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    Central African Republic
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    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
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    36.2
    41.2
    38.7
    159
    146
    156
    1970
    40.2
    45.2
    42.6
    160
    148
    154
    1980
    45.1
    50.4
    47.7
    157
    147
    153
    1990
    47.3
    52.5
    49.8
    165
    159
    163
    2000
    44.9
    47.1
    46.0
    177
    178
    178
    2010
    47.9
    50.5
    49.2
    181
    181
    181
    2016
    51.7
    54.4
    53.0
    182
    182
    182
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    51.7
    54.4
    182
    182
    Age 5
    59.4
    61.5
    182
    180
    Age 10
    60.4
    62.5
    180
    180
    Age 15
    60.8
    62.9
    181
    180
    Age 20
    61.8
    63.7
    181
    180
    Age 25
    63.1
    64.7
    180
    180
    Age 30
    64.5
    65.8
    180
    180
    Age 35
    66.0
    67.2
    179
    180
    Age 40
    67.7
    69.1
    177
    180
    Age 45
    69.7
    71.2
    177
    179
    Age 50
    71.6
    73.1
    177
    179
    Age 55
    73.5
    74.9
    168
    172
    Age 60
    75.4
    76.5
    160
    170
    Age 65
    77.4
    78.3
    157
    169
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    157
    168
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.9
    155
    164
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.8
    150
    159
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.3
    149
    148
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    241.79
    5
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    147.70
    5
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    130.19
    88
    4. Stroke
    130.19
    23
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    122.71
    19
    6. Tuberculosis
    100.63
    11
    7. Malaria
    55.04
    5
    8. War
    41.86
    6
    9. Malnutrition
    39.71
    3
    10. Lung Disease
    34.69
    41
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    32.34
    34
    12. Maternal Conditions
    32.13
    8
    13. Prostate Cancer
    31.74
    31
    14. Low Birth Weight
    29.88
    2
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.75
    90
    16. Birth Trauma
    27.92
    2
    17. Liver Disease
    27.46
    45
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    26.77
    78
    19. Hypertension
    26.16
    20
    20. Meningitis
    23.92
    16
    21. Breast Cancer
    23.18
    22
    22. Cervical Cancer
    19.57
    29
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    16.37
    2
    24. Violence
    14.64
    23
    25. Asthma
    14.58
    28
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Other Injuries
    12.59
    42
    27. Measles
    12.26
    5
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    11.66
    22
    29. Suicide
    11.60
    54
    30. Kidney Disease
    11.37
    119
    31. Drownings
    10.96
    10
    32. Falls
    9.97
    48
    33. Syphilis
    9.75
    4
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.74
    15
    35. Lymphomas
    7.57
    24
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    7.54
    47
    37. Tetanus
    6.99
    3
    38. Liver Cancer
    6.97
    63
    39. Fires
    6.81
    18
    40. Schistosomiasis
    5.77
    11
    41. Oral Cancer
    5.74
    36
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.65
    86
    43. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    58
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.57
    143
    45. Hepatitis B
    4.36
    10
    46. Other Neoplasms
    4.29
    44
    47. Trypanosomiasis
    4.02
    1
    48. Skin Disease
    3.65
    59
    49. Leukemia
    3.51
    111
    50. Epilepsy
    3.43
    28
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    7,293
    13.20
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,332
    9.65
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,155
    9.33
    4. Malaria
    3,694
    6.69
    5. Stroke
    2,739
    4.96
    6. Tuberculosis
    2,675
    4.84
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,647
    4.79
    8. Low Birth Weight
    2,473
    4.48
    9. Birth Trauma
    2,311
    4.18
    10. War
    1,670
    3.02
    11. Malnutrition
    1,589
    2.88
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,482
    2.68
    13. Meningitis
    1,292
    2.34
    14. Maternal Conditions
    1,213
    2.20
    15. Measles
    955
    1.73
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    923
    1.67
    17. Syphilis
    779
    1.41
    18. Lung Disease
    704
    1.27
    19. Liver Disease
    693
    1.25
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    642
    1.16
    21. Violence
    635
    1.15
    22. Drownings
    616
    1.12
    23. Hypertension
    523
    0.95
    24. Other Injuries
    499
    0.90
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    434
    0.79
      Deaths %
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    388
    0.70
    27. Asthma
    375
    0.68
    28. Suicide
    354
    0.64
    29. Tetanus
    351
    0.64
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    338
    0.61
    31. Breast Cancer
    306
    0.55
    32. Kidney Disease
    286
    0.52
    33. Falls
    263
    0.48
    34. Prostate Cancer
    258
    0.47
    35. Fires
    255
    0.46
    36. Cervical Cancer
    242
    0.44
    37. Lymphomas
    227
    0.41
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    205
    0.37
    39. Liver Cancer
    179
    0.32
    40. Trypanosomiasis
    164
    0.30
    41. Schistosomiasis
    157
    0.28
    42. Epilepsy
    154
    0.28
    43. Inflammatory/Heart
    148
    0.27
    44. Poisonings
    148
    0.27
    45. Oral Cancer
    138
    0.25
    46. Hepatitis B
    133
    0.24
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    111
    0.20
    48. Other Neoplasms
    107
    0.19
    49. Appendicitis
    107
    0.19
    50. Leukemia
    96
    0.17
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    31.74
    31
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.18
    22
    3. Cervical Cancer
    19.57
    29
    4. Lymphomas
    7.57
    24
    5. Liver Cancer
    6.97
    63
    6. Oral Cancer
    5.74
    36
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.25
    58
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.57
    143
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.51
    111
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.87
    158
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.72
    83
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    48
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.83
    167
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    124
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.21
    148
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.18
    164
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.3
    130
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    3.7
    10.9
    165
    160
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.08
    149
    Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5.625m
    113
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    97
    Population 0-14
    40.1%
    31
    Population 15-64
    56.5%
    164
    Population 65 +
    3.4%
    159
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.30
    23
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.20
    12
    Fertility Rate
    4.30
    28
    Infant Mortality
    86.30
    3
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    147
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    168
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    104
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.64
    172
    Net Migration
    0.00
    64
    Population Growth
    2.10%
    37
    Literacy Total
    36.8%
    184
    Literacy Male
    50.7%
    148
    Literacy Female
    24.4%
    149
    Unemployment
    8.0%
    89
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    53.0
    182
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    44.9
    183
    GDP per Capita USD
    $700
    193

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.