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HEALTH PROFILE: Uganda

Uganda
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Uganda

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

Uganda Population Pyramid
 
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    Uganda
    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
    Uganda UGANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    42.7
    45.9
    44.2
    122
    121
    122
    1970
    48.4
    51.4
    49.9
    123
    119
    122
    1980
    48.6
    51.6
    50.1
    146
    144
    144
    1990
    48.1
    51.8
    49.9
    162
    162
    162
    2000
    45.1
    48.0
    46.6
    176
    176
    176
    2010
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
    2016
    60.2
    64.8
    62.5
    160
    156
    159
    Uganda UGANDA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.8
    160
    156
    Age 5
    63.9
    68.1
    168
    160
    Age 10
    64.6
    68.8
    168
    161
    Age 15
    65.0
    69.2
    167
    161
    Age 20
    65.9
    69.9
    167
    159
    Age 25
    66.9
    70.6
    166
    159
    Age 30
    67.9
    71.5
    166
    159
    Age 35
    69.1
    72.4
    162
    157
    Age 40
    70.4
    73.4
    154
    156
    Age 45
    71.8
    74.4
    147
    154
    Age 50
    73.2
    75.4
    135
    153
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.5
    131
    155
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.7
    129
    152
    Age 65
    78.1
    79.2
    130
    150
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.1
    130
    146
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    129
    143
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.2
    127
    139
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.5
    130
    135
    Uganda UGANDA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    100.58
    28
    2. HIV/AIDS
    96.95
    17
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    89.59
    134
    4. Stroke
    80.16
    79
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    69.87
    29
    6. Prostate Cancer
    60.55
    5
    7. Tuberculosis
    52.74
    27
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    40.17
    15
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.93
    71
    10. Lung Disease
    28.67
    62
    11. Cervical Cancer
    28.43
    11
    12. Liver Disease
    27.50
    44
    13. Malaria
    27.45
    29
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    26.65
    80
    15. Hypertension
    21.99
    33
    16. Meningitis
    20.96
    23
    17. Suicide
    19.98
    11
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    19.21
    4
    19. Falls
    16.88
    24
    20. Maternal Conditions
    15.97
    22
    21. Malnutrition
    15.49
    32
    22. Breast Cancer
    15.35
    101
    23. Other Injuries
    14.55
    26
    24. Birth Trauma
    13.81
    35
    25. Violence
    13.45
    29
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    13.22
    51
    27. Kidney Disease
    12.43
    111
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.83
    15
    29. Asthma
    10.49
    50
    30. Lymphomas
    9.38
    7
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    9.03
    60
    32. Liver Cancer
    8.63
    46
    33. Drownings
    7.84
    21
    34. Fires
    7.65
    9
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    7.05
    51
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.79
    106
    37. Ovary Cancer
    6.50
    20
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.44
    67
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.56
    91
    40. Oral Cancer
    5.32
    41
    41. Skin Disease
    5.18
    28
    42. Other Neoplasms
    4.56
    33
    43. Syphilis
    4.42
    19
    44. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    45. Epilepsy
    4.01
    20
    46. Hepatitis B
    3.60
    23
    47. Schistosomiasis
    3.15
    25
    48. Poisonings
    3.02
    16
    49. Lung Cancers
    2.94
    150
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.91
    69
    Uganda UGANDA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    28,319
    10.91
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28,255
    10.89
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,866
    7.27
    4. Malaria
    12,218
    4.71
    5. Birth Trauma
    12,045
    4.64
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    11,730
    4.52
    7. Low Birth Weight
    11,533
    4.44
    8. Tuberculosis
    10,514
    4.05
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,442
    4.02
    10. Stroke
    9,922
    3.82
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    7,607
    2.93
    12. Meningitis
    7,163
    2.76
    13. Malnutrition
    5,655
    2.18
    14. Maternal Conditions
    5,388
    2.08
    15. Violence
    5,217
    2.01
    16. Other Injuries
    5,117
    1.97
    17. Liver Disease
    4,748
    1.83
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,564
    1.76
    19. Suicide
    4,105
    1.58
    20. Syphilis
    3,514
    1.35
    21. Lung Disease
    3,337
    1.29
    22. Drownings
    3,160
    1.22
    23. Falls
    2,758
    1.06
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,682
    1.03
    25. Hypertension
    2,514
    0.97
      Deaths %
    26. Cervical Cancer
    2,398
    0.92
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,376
    0.92
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,347
    0.90
    29. Fires
    2,228
    0.86
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,181
    0.84
    31. Kidney Disease
    2,044
    0.79
    32. Asthma
    1,853
    0.71
    33. Lymphomas
    1,844
    0.71
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,571
    0.61
    35. Liver Cancer
    1,416
    0.55
    36. Epilepsy
    1,386
    0.53
    37. Breast Cancer
    1,373
    0.53
    38. Poisonings
    1,319
    0.51
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,200
    0.46
    40. Skin Disease
    1,050
    0.40
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    915
    0.35
    42. Hepatitis B
    818
    0.32
    43. Leukemia
    817
    0.31
    44. Oral Cancer
    781
    0.30
    45. Other Neoplasms
    733
    0.28
    46. Stomach Cancer
    730
    0.28
    47. Tetanus
    629
    0.24
    48. Schistosomiasis
    596
    0.23
    49. Appendicitis
    540
    0.21
    50. Ovary Cancer
    496
    0.19
    Uganda UGANDA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    60.55
    5
    2. Cervical Cancer
    28.43
    11
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    19.21
    4
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.35
    101
    5. Lymphomas
    9.38
    7
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.63
    46
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.79
    106
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.50
    20
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.56
    91
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.32
    41
    11. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.94
    150
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.61
    116
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.72
    79
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.62
    119
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.86
    171
    Uganda UGANDA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.5
    47
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    16.4
    2.9
    121
    97
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    1.8
    8.6
    189
    169
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.16
    129
    Uganda UGANDA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    39.57m
    34
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    94
    Population 0-14
    48.1%
    4
    Population 15-64
    50.0%
    191
    Population 65 +
    2.0%
    192
    Birth Rate / 1000
    42.90
    4
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.20
    36
    Fertility Rate
    5.71
    7
    Infant Mortality
    56.10
    20
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    179
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    186
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.99
    117
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    102
    Net Migration
    -0.70
    113
    Population Growth
    3.20%
    7
    Literacy Total
    78.4%
    140
    Literacy Male
    85.3%
    105
    Literacy Female
    71.5%
    112
    Unemployment
    9.4%
    73
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    62.5
    159
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    54.9
    157
    GDP per Capita USD
    $2,400
    165

    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.