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HEALTH PROFILE: Panama

Panama
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Panama

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

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    Panama
    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
    Panama PANAMA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    59.9
    62.0
    60.9
    58
    61
    60
    1970
    64.2
    67.0
    65.6
    52
    60
    57
    1980
    67.8
    72.4
    70.1
    37
    54
    47
    1990
    69.8
    75.2
    72.5
    40
    46
    39
    2000
    73.2
    78.4
    75.7
    33
    34
    34
    2010
    73.5
    79.8
    76.5
    43
    37
    38
    2016
    75.0
    81.2
    78.0
    42
    36
    38
    Panama PANAMA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    81.2
    42
    36
    Age 5
    76.4
    82.4
    40
    32
    Age 10
    76.5
    82.5
    39
    32
    Age 15
    76.7
    82.7
    39
    31
    Age 20
    77.2
    82.8
    38
    31
    Age 25
    77.8
    83.0
    35
    31
    Age 30
    78.4
    83.2
    34
    31
    Age 35
    79.0
    83.5
    31
    31
    Age 40
    79.5
    83.7
    29
    29
    Age 45
    80.0
    84.0
    27
    28
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.5
    26
    26
    Age 55
    81.4
    85.0
    23
    22
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.6
    22
    19
    Age 65
    83.6
    86.5
    17
    18
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.7
    9
    13
    Age 75
    87.2
    88.9
    5
    9
    Age 80
    89.5
    90.6
    2
    5
    Age 85
    92.3
    93.0
    2
    5
    Panama PANAMA 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
    64.39
    155
    2. Stroke
    40.28
    136
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.83
    72
    4. Prostate Cancer
    21.42
    58
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.08
    113
    6. Violence
    20.80
    14
    7. Lung Disease
    20.03
    113
    8. HIV/AIDS
    16.31
    55
    9. Kidney Disease
    16.26
    86
    10. Breast Cancer
    13.99
    122
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.50
    114
    12. Hypertension
    10.44
    106
    13. Stomach Cancer
    10.41
    40
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    82
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.32
    81
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    9.18
    55
    17. Lung Cancers
    8.87
    106
    18. Liver Disease
    8.64
    137
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.62
    64
    20. Tuberculosis
    6.42
    83
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    6.12
    66
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.84
    154
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.79
    101
    24. Lymphomas
    4.86
    109
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.82
    28
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.67
    113
    27. Leukemia
    4.44
    54
    28. Suicide
    4.38
    153
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.19
    84
    30. Falls
    3.85
    114
    31. Drownings
    3.57
    95
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    94
    33. Malnutrition
    3.45
    72
    34. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    147
    35. Other Injuries
    3.11
    174
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2.96
    60
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    2.46
    79
    38. Skin Disease
    2.37
    81
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.34
    103
    40. Encephalitis
    2.11
    20
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    139
    42. Epilepsy
    1.72
    92
    43. Asthma
    1.56
    124
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.55
    79
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    133
    46. Anemia
    1.47
    17
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    131
    48. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    167
    49. Meningitis
    0.90
    99
    50. Alcohol
    0.75
    137
    Panama PANAMA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,719
    15.23
    2. Stroke
    1,717
    9.62
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,428
    8.00
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    930
    5.21
    5. Lung Disease
    882
    4.94
    6. Violence
    827
    4.63
    7. Kidney Disease
    666
    3.73
    8. HIV/AIDS
    645
    3.61
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    494
    2.77
    10. Hypertension
    443
    2.48
    11. Prostate Cancer
    414
    2.32
    12. Stomach Cancer
    406
    2.27
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    400
    2.24
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    368
    2.06
    15. Lung Cancers
    346
    1.94
    16. Liver Disease
    332
    1.86
    17. Breast Cancer
    288
    1.61
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    267
    1.50
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    265
    1.48
    20. Low Birth Weight
    255
    1.43
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    254
    1.42
    22. Tuberculosis
    253
    1.42
    23. Other Neoplasms
    193
    1.08
    24. Lymphomas
    190
    1.06
    25. Cervical Cancer
    188
    1.05
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Cancer
    184
    1.03
    27. Leukemia
    179
    1.00
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    176
    0.99
    29. Suicide
    174
    0.97
    30. Falls
    158
    0.89
    31. Malnutrition
    151
    0.85
    32. Drownings
    143
    0.80
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    137
    0.77
    34. Other Injuries
    125
    0.70
    35. Skin Disease
    105
    0.59
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    104
    0.58
    37. Birth Trauma
    103
    0.58
    38. Encephalitis
    84
    0.47
    39. Oral Cancer
    81
    0.45
    40. Epilepsy
    69
    0.39
    41. Ovary Cancer
    64
    0.36
    42. Asthma
    63
    0.35
    43. Maternal Conditions
    62
    0.35
    44. Anemia
    62
    0.35
    45. Uterin Cancer
    60
    0.34
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    59
    0.33
    47. Skin Cancers
    43
    0.24
    48. Bladder Cancer
    39
    0.22
    49. Meningitis
    36
    0.20
    50. Alcohol
    29
    0.16
    Panama PANAMA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.42
    58
    2. Breast Cancer
    13.99
    122
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.41
    40
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    82
    5. Cervical Cancer
    9.32
    81
    6. Lung Cancers
    8.87
    106
    7. Lymphomas
    4.86
    109
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.67
    113
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.44
    54
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    94
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    147
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.96
    60
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    139
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    133
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    131
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    167
    Panama PANAMA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.9
    73
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    10.6
    2.6
    126
    99
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    17.8
    27.6
    92
    58
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.43
    26
    Panama PANAMA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    3.753m
    128
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    46
    Population 0-14
    26.4%
    92
    Population 15-64
    65.3%
    103
    Population 65 +
    8.4%
    72
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.90
    97
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.90
    169
    Fertility Rate
    2.30
    84
    Infant Mortality
    9.90
    128
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    109
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    103
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.02
    59
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    61
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    94
    Population Growth
    1.30%
    80
    Literacy Total
    95.0%
    91
    Literacy Male
    95.7%
    71
    Literacy Female
    94.4%
    58
    Unemployment
    5.5%
    120
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    78.0
    38
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    69.4
    33
    GDP per Capita USD
    $24,300
    58

    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.