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HEALTH PROFILE: Congo

Congo
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Congo

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

Congo Population Pyramid
 
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    Congo
    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
    Congo CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
    1970
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
    1980
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
    1990
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
    2000
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
    2010
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2016
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
    Congo CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    Age 5
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    Age 10
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    Age 15
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    Age 20
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    Age 25
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    Age 30
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    Age 35
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    Age 40
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    Age 45
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    Age 50
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    Age 55
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    Age 60
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    Age 65
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
    Congo CONGO TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.91
    111
    2. Tuberculosis
    103.34
    10
    3. HIV/AIDS
    94.39
    19
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    86.68
    20
    5. Stroke
    82.34
    76
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.29
    46
    7. Malaria
    42.39
    14
    8. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    9. Liver Disease
    32.38
    28
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31.88
    51
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.87
    39
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.89
    95
    13. Lung Disease
    26.70
    72
    14. Malnutrition
    23.63
    20
    15. Hypertension
    22.46
    29
    16. Maternal Conditions
    16.49
    21
    17. Low Birth Weight
    15.34
    42
    18. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    19. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    20. Violence
    11.22
    38
    21. Birth Trauma
    11.21
    47
    22. Kidney Disease
    10.80
    125
    23. Falls
    10.67
    44
    24. Meningitis
    10.23
    38
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    47
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Other Injuries
    9.42
    67
    27. Suicide
    9.28
    88
    28. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.15
    31
    30. Asthma
    7.43
    68
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.64
    62
    32. Drownings
    6.57
    39
    33. Skin Disease
    5.17
    32
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    4.84
    91
    35. Fires
    4.40
    44
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    37. Measles
    4.30
    12
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.55
    63
    39. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    40. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    41. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    42. Epilepsy
    2.45
    56
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.44
    35
    44. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    45. Hepatitis B
    2.31
    40
    46. War
    2.10
    17
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.88
    125
    49. Appendicitis
    1.84
    31
    50. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    Congo CONGO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,790
    10.81
    2. Tuberculosis
    3,066
    8.75
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,814
    8.03
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,734
    7.80
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,402
    6.85
    6. Malaria
    2,037
    5.81
    7. Stroke
    1,815
    5.18
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,432
    4.09
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,388
    3.96
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,047
    2.99
    11. Malnutrition
    1,040
    2.97
    12. Liver Disease
    896
    2.56
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    860
    2.45
    14. Maternal Conditions
    748
    2.13
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    659
    1.88
    16. Lung Disease
    570
    1.63
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    563
    1.61
    18. Violence
    521
    1.49
    19. Hypertension
    476
    1.36
    20. Meningitis
    470
    1.34
    21. Other Injuries
    419
    1.20
    22. Drownings
    403
    1.15
    23. Measles
    396
    1.13
    24. Prostate Cancer
    337
    0.96
    25. Suicide
    301
    0.86
      Deaths %
    26. Falls
    283
    0.81
    27. Kidney Disease
    275
    0.78
    28. Liver Cancer
    251
    0.72
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    214
    0.61
    30. Breast Cancer
    212
    0.60
    31. Asthma
    204
    0.58
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    203
    0.58
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    181
    0.52
    34. Fires
    173
    0.49
    35. Cervical Cancer
    167
    0.48
    36. Skin Disease
    154
    0.44
    37. Epilepsy
    121
    0.35
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    119
    0.34
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    98
    0.28
    40. War
    97
    0.28
    41. Lymphomas
    80
    0.23
    42. Hepatitis B
    76
    0.22
    43. Stomach Cancer
    70
    0.20
    44. Schistosomiasis
    68
    0.19
    45. Leukemia
    67
    0.19
    46. Appendicitis
    67
    0.19
    47. Poisonings
    63
    0.18
    48. Syphilis
    59
    0.17
    49. Other Neoplasms
    57
    0.16
    50. Alcohol
    48
    0.14
    Congo CONGO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    3. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    6. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    165
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.13
    168
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    160
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    172
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.56
    179
    Congo CONGO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.8
    74
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    43.2
    1.7
    34
    109
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    5.5
    13.5
    142
    143
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.56
    108
    Congo CONGO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    4.955m
    120
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    60
    Population 0-14
    41.7%
    23
    Population 15-64
    55.3%
    172
    Population 65 +
    3.1%
    166
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.40
    22
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.50
    50
    Fertility Rate
    4.59
    22
    Infant Mortality
    54.90
    22
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    149
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    153
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    81
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.79
    95
    Net Migration
    -3.80
    160
    Population Growth
    2.10%
    38
    Literacy Total
    79.3%
    139
    Literacy Male
    86.4%
    102
    Literacy Female
    72.9%
    109
    Unemployment
    36.0%
    8
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    64.3
    145
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    56.7
    143
    GDP per Capita USD
    $6,700
    130

    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.