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HEALTH PROFILE: Tanzania

Tanzania
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Tanzania

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

Tanzania Population Pyramid
 
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    Tanzania
    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
    Tanzania TANZANIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    42.1
    45.5
    43.7
    129
    126
    127
    1970
    45.2
    48.6
    46.9
    136
    135
    136
    1980
    48.7
    52.0
    50.3
    143
    141
    142
    1990
    49.1
    52.8
    50.9
    160
    157
    160
    2000
    48.4
    50.0
    49.2
    166
    170
    167
    2010
    56.4
    58.6
    57.5
    161
    162
    161
    2016
    62.0
    65.8
    63.9
    151
    149
    148
    Tanzania TANZANIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    62.0
    65.8
    151
    149
    Age 5
    65.9
    69.5
    155
    153
    Age 10
    66.5
    70.0
    153
    152
    Age 15
    66.7
    70.3
    156
    152
    Age 20
    67.4
    70.9
    156
    152
    Age 25
    68.3
    71.6
    152
    151
    Age 30
    69.2
    72.4
    150
    147
    Age 35
    70.2
    73.2
    144
    147
    Age 40
    71.4
    74.1
    137
    147
    Age 45
    72.7
    75.0
    127
    146
    Age 50
    74.0
    76.0
    124
    145
    Age 55
    75.4
    77.0
    119
    144
    Age 60
    76.9
    78.1
    115
    140
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.5
    114
    140
    Age 70
    80.6
    81.3
    114
    140
    Age 75
    83.0
    83.6
    119
    137
    Age 80
    85.9
    86.3
    119
    132
    Age 85
    89.2
    89.6
    123
    132
    Tanzania TANZANIA 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
    113.92
    108
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    93.98
    34
    3. Tuberculosis
    88.40
    14
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    85.37
    22
    5. HIV/AIDS
    79.80
    23
    6. Stroke
    59.36
    111
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    46.17
    6
    8. Prostate Cancer
    36.89
    20
    9. Malaria
    35.91
    24
    10. Cervical Cancer
    35.60
    5
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.28
    91
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    26.52
    81
    13. Liver Disease
    23.02
    61
    14. Lung Disease
    21.54
    105
    15. Maternal Conditions
    21.13
    17
    16. Malnutrition
    20.93
    25
    17. Hypertension
    19.98
    43
    18. Meningitis
    15.37
    30
    19. Falls
    15.25
    32
    20. Birth Trauma
    14.72
    32
    21. Other Injuries
    12.36
    46
    22. Low Birth Weight
    12.33
    56
    23. Breast Cancer
    11.48
    138
    24. Kidney Disease
    10.26
    131
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.91
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    48
    27. Suicide
    9.58
    82
    28. Violence
    8.38
    66
    29. Asthma
    7.90
    64
    30. Oral Cancer
    6.87
    21
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.52
    50
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    6.45
    61
    33. Fires
    6.39
    23
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.23
    72
    35. Drownings
    5.81
    52
    36. Skin Disease
    5.35
    20
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.23
    152
    38. Hepatitis B
    3.74
    18
    39. Syphilis
    3.26
    25
    40. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    151
    41. Other Neoplasms
    2.93
    83
    42. Epilepsy
    2.81
    43
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.61
    33
    44. Poisonings
    2.50
    33
    45. Bladder Cancer
    2.45
    77
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.29
    83
    47. Alcohol
    2.28
    65
    48. Liver Cancer
    2.19
    176
    49. Lymphomas
    2.06
    173
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.85
    116
    Tanzania TANZANIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37,053
    10.19
    2. HIV/AIDS
    33,028
    9.08
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    30,859
    8.49
    4. Tuberculosis
    27,559
    7.58
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,728
    6.53
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    19,058
    5.24
    7. Malaria
    18,834
    5.18
    8. Birth Trauma
    16,100
    4.43
    9. Low Birth Weight
    13,487
    3.71
    10. Stroke
    13,114
    3.61
    11. Malnutrition
    10,635
    2.92
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    10,253
    2.82
    13. Maternal Conditions
    9,984
    2.75
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,444
    1.77
    15. Other Injuries
    6,426
    1.77
    16. Meningitis
    6,365
    1.75
    17. Liver Disease
    6,137
    1.69
    18. Cervical Cancer
    4,712
    1.30
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,538
    1.25
    20. Lung Disease
    4,495
    1.24
    21. Violence
    4,292
    1.18
    22. Hypertension
    4,096
    1.13
    23. Falls
    4,058
    1.12
    24. Syphilis
    3,319
    0.91
    25. Prostate Cancer
    3,247
    0.89
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    3,136
    0.86
    27. Suicide
    3,001
    0.83
    28. Fires
    2,808
    0.77
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    2,678
    0.74
    30. Kidney Disease
    2,636
    0.72
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,264
    0.62
    32. Asthma
    2,177
    0.60
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,722
    0.47
    34. Oral Cancer
    1,710
    0.47
    35. Skin Disease
    1,672
    0.46
    36. Breast Cancer
    1,594
    0.44
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,507
    0.41
    38. Poisonings
    1,496
    0.41
    39. Epilepsy
    1,290
    0.35
    40. Hepatitis B
    1,177
    0.32
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,114
    0.31
    42. Stomach Cancer
    796
    0.22
    43. Other Neoplasms
    789
    0.22
    44. Schistosomiasis
    759
    0.21
    45. Lymphomas
    692
    0.19
    46. Tetanus
    672
    0.18
    47. Liver Cancer
    648
    0.18
    48. Alcohol
    628
    0.17
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    598
    0.16
    50. Bladder Cancer
    587
    0.16
    Tanzania TANZANIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    36.89
    20
    2. Cervical Cancer
    35.60
    5
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.48
    138
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.91
    17
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.87
    21
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.23
    152
    7. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    151
    8. Bladder Cancer
    2.45
    77
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.19
    176
    10. Lymphomas
    2.06
    173
    11. Ovary Cancer
    1.75
    175
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    99
    13. Leukemia
    1.17
    172
    14. Lung Cancers
    0.91
    182
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.72
    176
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.49
    183
    Tanzania TANZANIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.4
    48
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    27.5
    3.8
    84
    86
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.0
    12.7
    160
    148
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.30
    147
    Tanzania TANZANIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    53.951m
    26
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    80
    Population 0-14
    43.7%
    12
    Population 15-64
    53.3%
    185
    Population 65 +
    3.0%
    169
    Birth Rate / 1000
    35.60
    17
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.60
    93
    Fertility Rate
    4.77
    19
    Infant Mortality
    39.90
    45
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    180
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.02
    150
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    113
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.73
    137
    Net Migration
    -0.50
    110
    Population Growth
    2.80%
    12
    Literacy Total
    77.9%
    142
    Literacy Male
    83.2%
    110
    Literacy Female
    73.1%
    108
    Unemployment
    10.3%
    65
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    63.9
    148
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    56.5
    146
    GDP per Capita USD
    $3,300
    157

    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.