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HEALTH PROFILE: Nicaragua

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

Nicaragua Population Pyramid
 
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    Nicaragua
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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
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
    2010
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2016
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    Age 5
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    Age 10
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    Age 15
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    Age 20
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    Age 25
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    Age 30
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    Age 35
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    Age 40
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    Age 45
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    Age 50
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    Age 60
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    Age 65
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA 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
    96.72
    128
    2. Kidney Disease
    60.87
    2
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.90
    65
    4. Stroke
    33.43
    147
    5. Liver Disease
    32.19
    29
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.28
    63
    7. Prostate Cancer
    19.53
    67
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.86
    120
    9. Lung Disease
    18.84
    121
    10. Cervical Cancer
    17.51
    38
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.42
    102
    12. Violence
    13.58
    27
    13. Hypertension
    12.86
    87
    14. Suicide
    11.87
    49
    15. Liver Cancer
    10.89
    33
    16. Stomach Cancer
    10.57
    39
    17. Breast Cancer
    10.21
    152
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    9.19
    54
    19. Alcohol
    8.79
    8
    20. Other Injuries
    7.11
    102
    21. Lung Cancers
    7.02
    121
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    118
    23. HIV/AIDS
    5.56
    86
    24. Low Birth Weight
    5.54
    106
    25. Falls
    5.53
    84
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Drownings
    5.01
    66
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.68
    82
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    84
    29. Leukemia
    3.96
    84
    30. Malnutrition
    3.32
    73
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    3.25
    126
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.15
    103
    33. Lymphomas
    2.86
    151
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.81
    157
    35. Maternal Conditions
    2.74
    65
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.58
    103
    37. Asthma
    2.50
    109
    38. Birth Trauma
    2.32
    105
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2.09
    169
    40. Epilepsy
    2.04
    72
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.88
    114
    42. Meningitis
    1.54
    78
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.40
    143
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    116
    45. Oral Cancer
    1.11
    182
    46. Skin Disease
    1.05
    119
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.94
    141
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    168
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    170
    50. Appendicitis
    0.85
    71
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,467
    16.62
    2. Kidney Disease
    2,851
    10.61
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,639
    6.10
    4. Liver Disease
    1,553
    5.78
    5. Stroke
    1,526
    5.68
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,376
    5.12
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,057
    3.93
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    911
    3.39
    9. Lung Disease
    862
    3.21
    10. Violence
    852
    3.17
    11. Suicide
    750
    2.79
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    619
    2.30
    13. Hypertension
    590
    2.19
    14. Liver Cancer
    484
    1.80
    15. Stomach Cancer
    471
    1.75
    16. Cervical Cancer
    451
    1.68
    17. Alcohol
    450
    1.67
    18. Other Injuries
    419
    1.56
    19. Low Birth Weight
    375
    1.40
    20. Prostate Cancer
    368
    1.37
    21. HIV/AIDS
    316
    1.18
    22. Drownings
    313
    1.16
    23. Lung Cancers
    309
    1.15
    24. Falls
    278
    1.03
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    273
    1.02
      Deaths %
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    266
    0.99
    27. Breast Cancer
    259
    0.96
    28. Leukemia
    217
    0.81
    29. Malnutrition
    189
    0.70
    30. Maternal Conditions
    182
    0.68
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    181
    0.67
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    175
    0.65
    33. Tuberculosis
    157
    0.58
    34. Birth Trauma
    157
    0.58
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    143
    0.53
    36. Lymphomas
    135
    0.50
    37. Asthma
    122
    0.45
    38. Epilepsy
    121
    0.45
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    120
    0.45
    40. Meningitis
    92
    0.34
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    83
    0.31
    42. Other Neoplasms
    68
    0.25
    43. Skin Cancers
    57
    0.21
    44. Ovary Cancer
    55
    0.20
    45. Skin Disease
    53
    0.20
    46. Oral Cancer
    52
    0.19
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    50
    0.19
    48. Appendicitis
    45
    0.17
    49. Drug Use
    41
    0.15
    50. Fires
    41
    0.15
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    19.53
    67
    2. Cervical Cancer
    17.51
    38
    3. Liver Cancer
    10.89
    33
    4. Stomach Cancer
    10.57
    39
    5. Breast Cancer
    10.21
    152
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.02
    121
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    118
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    84
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.96
    84
    10. Lymphomas
    2.86
    151
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.09
    169
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    116
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.11
    182
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    168
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    170
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    176
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.2
    108
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    17.9
    29.0
    90
    51
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.14
    40
    Nicaragua NICARAGUA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    6.026m
    109
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    150
    Population 0-14
    27.2%
    85
    Population 15-64
    67.5%
    59
    Population 65 +
    5.3%
    112
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.70
    100
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.10
    166
    Fertility Rate
    1.89
    125
    Infant Mortality
    18.30
    89
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    106
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    108
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.93
    178
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.80
    87
    Net Migration
    -2.70
    152
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    104
    Literacy Total
    82.8%
    131
    Literacy Male
    82.4%
    112
    Literacy Female
    83.2%
    94
    Unemployment
    6.5%
    107
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.5
    68
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    66.9
    58
    GDP per Capita USD
    $5,800
    133

    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.