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HEALTH PROFILE: Gabon

Gabon
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Gabon

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

Gabon Population Pyramid
 
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    Gabon
    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
    Gabon GABON LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
    Gabon GABON LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
    Gabon GABON 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
    109.83
    9
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    93.95
    130
    3. HIV/AIDS
    90.45
    20
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.01
    47
    5. Stroke
    68.90
    95
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41.65
    42
    7. Liver Disease
    40.25
    18
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.85
    26
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    34.84
    76
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.47
    63
    11. Hypertension
    23.31
    26
    12. Malaria
    21.42
    32
    13. Lung Disease
    20.39
    111
    14. Malnutrition
    17.83
    29
    15. Low Birth Weight
    15.46
    41
    16. Kidney Disease
    12.42
    112
    17. Falls
    11.90
    40
    18. Birth Trauma
    10.89
    50
    19. Prostate Cancer
    10.38
    135
    20. Meningitis
    9.99
    39
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    9.69
    42
    22. Suicide
    9.56
    84
    23. Other Injuries
    9.27
    69
    24. Violence
    8.89
    61
    25. Measles
    8.27
    6
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.86
    47
    27. Maternal Conditions
    7.39
    46
    28. Cervical Cancer
    7.24
    100
    29. Drownings
    6.94
    35
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.14
    57
    31. Skin Disease
    6.11
    14
    32. Lung Cancers
    5.76
    132
    33. Breast Cancer
    5.17
    180
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    5.00
    88
    35. Asthma
    4.98
    77
    36. Liver Cancer
    4.89
    107
    37. Oral Cancer
    3.95
    75
    38. Fires
    3.92
    50
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.37
    166
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.14
    148
    41. Lymphomas
    2.97
    146
    42. Trypanosomiasis
    2.75
    3
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.73
    76
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.54
    90
    45. Epilepsy
    2.43
    59
    46. Schistosomiasis
    2.42
    36
    47. Other Neoplasms
    2.39
    103
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.23
    87
    49. Stomach Cancer
    2.11
    176
    50. Hepatitis B
    1.94
    43
    Gabon GABON TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Tuberculosis
    1,487
    11.00
    2. HIV/AIDS
    1,475
    10.91
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,134
    8.39
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,047
    7.75
    5. Stroke
    776
    5.74
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    631
    4.67
    7. Liver Disease
    504
    3.73
    8. Low Birth Weight
    479
    3.54
    9. Malaria
    447
    3.31
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    439
    3.25
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    400
    2.96
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    394
    2.91
    13. Birth Trauma
    338
    2.50
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    289
    2.14
    15. Malnutrition
    288
    2.13
    16. Hypertension
    259
    1.92
    17. Measles
    255
    1.89
    18. Lung Disease
    228
    1.69
    19. Meningitis
    184
    1.36
    20. Violence
    174
    1.29
    21. Other Injuries
    162
    1.20
    22. Falls
    153
    1.13
    23. Kidney Disease
    152
    1.12
    24. Drownings
    152
    1.12
    25. Maternal Conditions
    146
    1.08
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    140
    1.04
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    99
    0.73
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    84
    0.62
    29. Skin Disease
    80
    0.59
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    74
    0.55
    31. Lung Cancers
    67
    0.50
    32. Asthma
    64
    0.47
    33. Liver Cancer
    63
    0.47
    34. Fires
    61
    0.45
    35. Trypanosomiasis
    52
    0.38
    36. Prostate Cancer
    50
    0.37
    37. Epilepsy
    48
    0.36
    38. Oral Cancer
    46
    0.34
    39. Lymphomas
    46
    0.34
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    44
    0.33
    41. Cervical Cancer
    44
    0.33
    42. Breast Cancer
    35
    0.26
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    34
    0.25
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    31
    0.23
    45. Schistosomiasis
    30
    0.22
    46. Hepatitis B
    28
    0.21
    47. Other Neoplasms
    28
    0.21
    48. Stomach Cancer
    26
    0.19
    49. Appendicitis
    23
    0.17
    50. Bladder Cancer
    21
    0.16
    Gabon GABON CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    10.38
    135
    2. Cervical Cancer
    7.24
    100
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.76
    132
    4. Breast Cancer
    5.17
    180
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.89
    107
    6. Oral Cancer
    3.95
    75
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.37
    166
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.14
    148
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    2.97
    146
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.54
    90
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.23
    87
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.11
    176
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    101
    14. Leukemia
    1.24
    169
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.19
    163
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    130
    Gabon GABON HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.5
    22
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    9.6
    20.3
    124
    116
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.76
    99
    Gabon GABON DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1.772m
    147
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    81
    Population 0-14
    41.9%
    19
    Population 15-64
    54.3%
    179
    Population 65 +
    3.8%
    148
    Birth Rate / 1000
    34.20
    24
    Death Rate / 1000
    13.00
    15
    Fertility Rate
    4.39
    25
    Infant Mortality
    44.10
    41
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    156
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    165
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    98
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    124
    Net Migration
    -2.00
    142
    Population Growth
    1.90%
    46
    Literacy Total
    83.2%
    130
    Literacy Male
    85.3%
    104
    Literacy Female
    81.0%
    99
    Unemployment
    28.0%
    16
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    66.4
    134
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    58.7
    132
    GDP per Capita USD
    $19,300
    68

    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.