Leading Causes of death in Guinea-Bissau

According to the latest WHO data published in 2017; Causes of death in Guinea-Bissau, demographic summary, health risks, cancer rank by type, world rankings, health profile in Guinea-Bissau. What is the leading cause of death in Guinea-Bissau?

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 146.18 13 2,025 (11.83%)
Tuberculosis 145.92 3 1,403 (8.19%)
Coronary Heart Disease 129.92 68 969 (5.66%)
HIV/AIDS 128.66 14 1,860 (10.86%)
Stroke 123.07 35 977 (5.71%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 57.58 29 992 (5.79%)
Malaria 40.93 18 692 (4.04%)
Liver Disease 39.28 21 402 (2.35%)
Diabetes Mellitus 37.28 64 300 (1.75%)
Road Traffic Accidents 31.94 33 495 (2.89%)
Lung Disease 26.93 59 208 (1.21%)
Birth Trauma 26.71 6 871 (5.09%)
Meningitis 23.57 16 437 (2.55%)
Low Birth Weight 23.18 18 756 (4.42%)
Prostate Cancer 22.32 56 65 (0.38%)
Cervical Cancer 21.99 24 103 (0.60%)
Kidney Disease 19.80 63 209 (1.22%)
Other Injuries 17.85 25 305 (1.78%)
Measles 17.42 3 552 (3.22%)
Asthma 15.60 30 147 (0.86%)
Congenital Anomalies 15.02 12 431 (2.52%)
Maternal Conditions 14.79 29 255 (1.49%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 14.11 127 88 (0.51%)
Malnutrition 13.59 30 260 (1.52%)
Breast Cancer 13.52 127 70 (0.41%)
Falls 13.34 25 128 (0.75%)
Liver Cancer 12.66 27 124 (0.72%)
Hypertension 12.65 99 100 (0.58%)
Suicide 9.31 103 116 (0.68%)
Endocrine Disorders 9.19 51 161 (0.94%)
Violence 9.14 56 169 (0.99%)
Drownings 8.71 29 177 (1.03%)
Syphilis 8.38 2 251 (1.47%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 7.57 31 75 (0.44%)
Fires 5.93 36 90 (0.53%)
Schistosomiasis 4.80 14 48 (0.28%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.69 117 52 (0.30%)
Other Neoplasms 4.20 38 42 (0.25%)
Epilepsy 4.12 40 65 (0.38%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 3.98 58 40 (0.23%)
Encephalitis 3.77 1 66 (0.39%)
Stomach Cancer 3.47 140 33 (0.19%)
Lymphomas 2.99 136 33 (0.19%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.85 173 28 (0.16%)
Ovary Cancer 2.79 155 (0.00%)
Poisonings 2.65 34 52 (0.30%)
Skin Disease 2.33 76 (0.00%)
Hepatitis B 2.29 19 29 (0.17%)
Tetanus 2.27 20 62 (0.36%)
Appendicitis 2.23 12 30 (0.18%)

Demographic Summary

Guinea-Bissau
Value World Rank
Population total 1,792,338 146
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 144
Population 0-14 39.0% 38
Population 15-64 57.5% 155
Population 65 + 3.5% 155

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 4.8 116
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 5.0 13.7 146 / 142
Total World Rank
Happiness Score N/D N/D

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 22.32 56
Cervical Cancer 21.99 24
Breast Cancer 13.52 127
Liver Cancer 12.66 27
Stomach Cancer 3.47 140
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.85 173
Ovary Cancer 2.79 155

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.