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HEALTH PROFILE: DR Congo

DR Congo
COUNTRY PROFILE
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DR Congo

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

DR Congo Population Pyramid
 
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    DR 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
    DR Congo DR CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    DR Congo DR CONGO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    DR Congo DR 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. Tuberculosis
    127.11
    6
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    102.51
    27
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    101.95
    123
    4. Stroke
    101.85
    52
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    91.53
    17
    6. Malaria
    58.45
    4
    7. Malnutrition
    43.92
    1
    8. Prostate Cancer
    36.51
    21
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.98
    28
    10. HIV/AIDS
    34.05
    37
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.24
    47
    12. Lung Disease
    30.98
    54
    13. Cervical Cancer
    26.27
    14
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    26.08
    107
    15. Liver Disease
    25.48
    53
    16. Maternal Conditions
    24.54
    13
    17. Low Birth Weight
    22.00
    20
    18. Hypertension
    21.41
    34
    19. Birth Trauma
    19.71
    15
    20. Meningitis
    17.61
    28
    21. Violence
    14.50
    25
    22. Breast Cancer
    14.31
    118
    23. Asthma
    11.84
    42
    24. Other Injuries
    11.66
    50
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    11.16
    26
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.10
    14
    27. Liver Cancer
    10.50
    36
    28. Suicide
    9.66
    80
    29. Falls
    9.33
    53
    30. Drownings
    9.18
    13
    31. Kidney Disease
    9.06
    141
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    6.62
    54
    33. Syphilis
    5.93
    13
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.69
    85
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.69
    33
    36. Fires
    5.55
    31
    37. Stomach Cancer
    5.30
    97
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.09
    36
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.88
    137
    40. Skin Disease
    4.78
    34
    41. Oral Cancer
    4.31
    64
    42. Lymphomas
    4.18
    125
    43. Ovary Cancer
    3.34
    139
    44. Hepatitis B
    3.04
    30
    45. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    84
    46. Trypanosomiasis
    2.87
    2
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.84
    29
    48. Epilepsy
    2.72
    47
    49. Poisonings
    2.69
    24
    50. Appendicitis
    2.31
    20
    DR Congo DR CONGO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74,566
    11.20
    2. Malaria
    62,141
    9.33
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    60,603
    9.10
    4. Tuberculosis
    51,902
    7.79
    5. Low Birth Weight
    36,131
    5.43
    6. Malnutrition
    32,737
    4.92
    7. Birth Trauma
    32,371
    4.86
    8. Stroke
    29,821
    4.48
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,410
    4.27
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    27,759
    4.17
    11. HIV/AIDS
    18,570
    2.79
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    17,292
    2.60
    13. Meningitis
    16,415
    2.47
    14. Maternal Conditions
    15,608
    2.34
    15. Violence
    10,479
    1.57
    16. Drownings
    9,921
    1.49
    17. Liver Disease
    9,689
    1.46
    18. Syphilis
    9,290
    1.40
    19. Other Injuries
    8,673
    1.30
    20. Lung Disease
    8,610
    1.29
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    7,985
    1.20
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6,680
    1.00
    23. Hypertension
    5,850
    0.88
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    5,498
    0.83
    25. Cervical Cancer
    5,104
    0.77
      Deaths %
    26. Asthma
    4,584
    0.69
    27. Suicide
    4,453
    0.67
    28. Prostate Cancer
    4,036
    0.61
    29. Liver Cancer
    4,030
    0.61
    30. Falls
    3,812
    0.57
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,796
    0.57
    32. Fires
    3,788
    0.57
    33. Kidney Disease
    3,340
    0.50
    34. Breast Cancer
    2,918
    0.44
    35. Poisonings
    2,527
    0.38
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,270
    0.34
    37. Epilepsy
    2,173
    0.33
    38. Skin Disease
    2,126
    0.32
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,008
    0.30
    40. Trypanosomiasis
    2,005
    0.30
    41. Stomach Cancer
    1,913
    0.29
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,844
    0.28
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,723
    0.26
    44. Lymphomas
    1,715
    0.26
    45. Oral Cancer
    1,486
    0.22
    46. Hepatitis B
    1,478
    0.22
    47. Appendicitis
    1,366
    0.21
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1,246
    0.19
    49. Tetanus
    1,203
    0.18
    50. Schistosomiasis
    1,172
    0.18
    DR Congo DR CONGO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    36.51
    21
    2. Cervical Cancer
    26.27
    14
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.31
    118
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.50
    36
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.69
    33
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.30
    97
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.88
    137
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.31
    64
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    4.18
    125
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.34
    139
    11. Leukemia
    2.27
    148
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.20
    53
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.96
    98
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    121
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.29
    178
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.12
    171
    DR Congo DR CONGO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.6
    139
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    3.6
    9.7
    168
    162
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.25
    126
    DR Congo DR CONGO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    83.301m
    16
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    77
    Population 0-14
    41.7%
    22
    Population 15-64
    55.6%
    169
    Population 65 +
    2.7%
    180
    Birth Rate / 1000
    33.50
    26
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.60
    49
    Fertility Rate
    4.39
    23
    Infant Mortality
    68.20
    11
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    151
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    160
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    105
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.74
    134
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    89
    Population Growth
    2.40%
    24
    Literacy Total
    77.0%
    145
    Literacy Male
    88.5%
    92
    Literacy Female
    66.5%
    120
    Unemployment
    N/D
    N/D
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    60.5
    165
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    52.5
    169
    GDP per Capita USD
    $800
    192

    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.