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HEALTH PROFILE: Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic

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

Dominican Republic Population Pyramid
 
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    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
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.6
    52.1
    88
    88
    88
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
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    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN 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. Coronary Heart Disease
    139.42
    78
    2. Stroke
    64.04
    106
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.85
    48
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    26.22
    104
    6. Kidney Disease
    22.97
    59
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.77
    106
    8. HIV/AIDS
    22.62
    49
    9. Liver Disease
    20.21
    72
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.05
    125
    11. Violence
    17.20
    19
    12. Hypertension
    15.66
    68
    13. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    14. Low Birth Weight
    14.12
    47
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    16. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    17. Lung Disease
    11.63
    168
    18. Other Injuries
    11.47
    52
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.48
    32
    20. Suicide
    10.46
    71
    21. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    22. Birth Trauma
    8.42
    62
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    24. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.76
    86
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.04
    77
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.18
    125
    29. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    30. Asthma
    3.65
    89
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    3.46
    121
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.36
    87
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.24
    71
    35. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    36. Drownings
    2.63
    114
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.15
    88
    38. Malnutrition
    2.05
    82
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    102
    40. Meningitis
    1.87
    70
    41. Alcohol
    1.84
    82
    42. Falls
    1.83
    174
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    44. Dengue
    1.58
    6
    45. Epilepsy
    1.58
    98
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    47. Fires
    1.40
    99
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.36
    84
    49. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    50. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    13,399
    22.18
    2. Stroke
    6,063
    10.04
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,847
    4.71
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,453
    4.06
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,399
    3.97
    6. HIV/AIDS
    2,227
    3.69
    7. Kidney Disease
    2,187
    3.62
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,113
    3.50
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,996
    3.30
    10. Liver Disease
    1,879
    3.11
    11. Violence
    1,792
    2.97
    12. Low Birth Weight
    1,696
    2.81
    13. Hypertension
    1,532
    2.54
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,240
    2.05
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,198
    1.98
    16. Other Injuries
    1,190
    1.97
    17. Lung Disease
    1,138
    1.88
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.75
    19. Birth Trauma
    1,010
    1.67
    20. Liver Cancer
    945
    1.56
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    717
    1.19
    22. Breast Cancer
    704
    1.17
    23. Stomach Cancer
    667
    1.10
    24. Cervical Cancer
    651
    1.08
    25. Tuberculosis
    565
    0.94
      Deaths %
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    542
    0.90
    27. Oral Cancer
    420
    0.70
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    413
    0.68
    29. Leukemia
    360
    0.60
    30. Asthma
    358
    0.59
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    354
    0.59
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    335
    0.55
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    321
    0.53
    34. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.51
    35. Drownings
    280
    0.46
    36. Lymphomas
    250
    0.41
    37. Malnutrition
    225
    0.37
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    217
    0.36
    39. Meningitis
    195
    0.32
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    195
    0.32
    41. Falls
    184
    0.30
    42. Alcohol
    178
    0.29
    43. Dengue
    175
    0.29
    44. Epilepsy
    161
    0.27
    45. Skin Cancers
    159
    0.26
    46. Fires
    147
    0.24
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    146
    0.24
    48. Maternal Conditions
    143
    0.24
    49. Drug Use
    88
    0.15
    50. Hepatitis B
    73
    0.12
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    11. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.61
    177
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.9
    86
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    18.8
    9.4
    112
    60
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    21.0
    34.1
    68
    30
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.30
    79
    Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    10.734m
    85
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    35
    Population 0-14
    26.6%
    91
    Population 15-64
    65.7%
    90
    Population 65 +
    7.6%
    82
    Birth Rate / 1000
    18.40
    87
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.70
    173
    Fertility Rate
    2.29
    85
    Infant Mortality
    17.50
    93
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    133
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    126
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    33
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    50
    Net Migration
    -1.90
    138
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    83
    Literacy Total
    91.8%
    111
    Literacy Male
    91.2%
    85
    Literacy Female
    92.3%
    74
    Unemployment
    5.5%
    118
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    73.5
    90
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    65.2
    91
    GDP per Capita USD
    $17,000
    78

    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.