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Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo Health Stats

Definitions

  • Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people: Incidence of tuberculosis (per 100,000 people). Incidence of tuberculosis is the estimated number of new pulmonary, smear positive, and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases. Incidence includes patients with HIV.
  • Health expenditure per capita > Current US$: Health expenditure per capita (current US$). Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditures as a ratio of total population. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Hunger and malnutrition > Global Hunger Index: Indicates how grave hunger issues are in each country on a scale of index values from 0 (no hunger) to 100. Values above 30 are designated as “extremely alarming”, 20-30 as "alarming", 10-20 as “serious” and 5-10 as “moderate”. The index is a composite of the following three indicators: the proportion of the undernourished people as a percentage of the population; the prevalence of underweight children under the age of five years; and the mortality rate of children under the age of five years. The index is calculated in cooperation of several organizations, including the IFPRI, Welthungerhilfe and Concern.
  • Life expectancy at birth, female > Years: Life expectancy at birth, female (years). Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy at birth, male > Years: Life expectancy at birth, male (years). Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Life expectancy at birth, total > Years: Life expectancy at birth, total (years). Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people: Nurses and midwives (per 1,000 people). Nurses and midwives include professional nurses, professional midwives, auxiliary nurses, auxiliary midwives, enrolled nurses, enrolled midwives and other associated personnel, such as dental nurses and primary care nurses.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Diseases > Incidence of tuberculosis > Per 100,000 people 381 2012 17th out of 205
Health expenditure per capita > Current US$ $87.38 2011 142nd out of 187
Hunger and malnutrition > Global Hunger Index 20.5 2013 18th out of 51
Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 59.19 2011 169th out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 56.42 2011 171st out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 57.78 2011 170th out of 196
Nurses and midwives > Per 1,000 people 0.824 2010 102nd out of 141

SOURCES: World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Report.; World Health Organization National Health Account database (see http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DataExplorerRegime.aspx for the most recent updates).; Welthungerhilfe, IFPRI, and Concern Worldwide. 2013. 2013 Global Hunger Index . Issue Brief No. 79. Washington, DC. p. 1.; (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Health Organization, Global Atlas of the Health Workforce. For latest updates and metadata, see http://apps.who.int/globalatlas/.

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Republic of the Congo Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Diseases 11 Sanitation 3
  • Republic of the Congo ranked 15 places from the bottom for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Republic of the Congo ranked 10 places from the bottom for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Former French colonies in 2011.
  • Republic of the Congo ranked #17 for diseases > incidence of tuberculosis > per 100,000 people globally in 2012.