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Health > Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions (% of total). Cause of death refers to the share of all deaths for all ages by underlying causes. Communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions include infectious and parasitic diseases, respiratory infections, and nutritional deficiencies such as underweight and stunting.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Niger 81.26% 2008
2 Sierra Leone 77.11% 2008
3 Zimbabwe 75.38% 2008
4 Mali 75.3% 2008
5 Chad 73.18% 2008
6 Burkina Faso 72.63% 2008
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 71.71% 2008
8 Angola 68.73% 2008
9 Nigeria 68.07% 2008
10 Liberia 68.03% 2008
11 Burundi 66.99% 2008
12 Guinea-Bissau 66.77% 2008
13 South Africa 66.72% 2008
14 Tanzania 65.52% 2008
15 Central African Republic 65.37% 2008
16 Senegal 64.63% 2008
17 Mozambique 64.49% 2008
18 Uganda 64.48% 2008
19 Zambia 64.17% 2008
20 Rwanda 63.4% 2008
21 Lesotho 63.37% 2008
22 Malawi 63.13% 2008
23 Afghanistan 62.87% 2008
24 Cameroon 62.62% 2008
25 Kenya 62.58% 2008
26 Somalia 62.26% 2008
27 Swaziland 61.8% 2008
28 Togo 61.06% 2008
29 Equatorial Guinea 60.53% 2008
30 Benin 60.5% 2008
31 Guinea 60.38% 2008
32 East Timor 60.18% 2008
33 Botswana 59.96% 2008
34 Mauritania 59.76% 2008
35 The Gambia 59.55% 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 59.54% 2008
failed states average (profile) 58.28% 2008
36 Cote d'Ivoire 57.86% 2008
37 Republic of the Congo 57.51% 2008
38 Ethiopia 57.41% 2008
39 Haiti 53.97% 2008
40 Ghana 53.43% 2008
41 Comoros 52.84% 2008
42 Madagascar 51.86% 2008
43 Gabon 51.65% 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 50.71% 2008
44 Namibia 50.62% 2008
45 Djibouti 50.13% 2008
46 Eritrea 48.5% 2008
47 Papua New Guinea 47.04% 2008
48 Cambodia 46.59% 2008
49 Pakistan 45.62% 2008
50 Sao Tome and Principe 45.53% 2008
South Asia average (profile) 44.01% 2008
51 Yemen 43.73% 2008
52 Sudan 42.76% 2008
53 Nepal 42.71% 2008
54 Laos 41.32% 2008
55 Bangladesh 37.71% 2008
56 Tajikistan 37.19% 2008
57 India 37.12% 2008
58 Bhutan 36.71% 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 36.04% 2008
59 Bolivia 35.32% 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 35.26% 2008
60 Guatemala 35.17% 2008
61 Solomon Islands 34.87% 2008
62 Burma 33.42% 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 32.93% 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 32.49% 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 31.38% 2008
63 Cape Verde 31.18% 2008
64 Philippines 30.74% 2008
65 Peru 29.83% 2008
66 Algeria 29.61% 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 29.32% 2008
67 North Korea 29.31% 2008
68 Kiribati 28.54% 2008
69 Indonesia 27.75% 2008
70 Federated States of Micronesia 27.69% 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 25.81% 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 24.93% 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 24.91% 2008
71 Samoa 24.55% 2008
72 Vanuatu 24.43% 2008
73 Malaysia 24.31% 2008
74 Iraq 24.24% 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 23.86% 2008
75 Honduras 23.13% 2008
76 Tonga 22.22% 2008
77 Dominican Republic 22.2% 2008
78 Tunisia 21.93% 2008
79 Marshall Islands 21.75% 2008
80 Tuvalu 21.49% 2008
81 Guyana 21.32% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 20.77% 2008
82 Jamaica 20.61% 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 20.27% 2008
83 Belize 20.22% 2008
84 Ecuador 19.87% 2008
85 Palau 19.86% 2008
86 Nicaragua 19.63% 2008
87 Paraguay 19.62% 2008
88 Turkmenistan 19.26% 2008
89 Morocco 18.77% 2008
90 Panama 18.69% 2008
91 Seychelles 18.64% 2008
92 Fiji 18.27% 2008
93 Suriname 18.15% 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 17.8% 2008
94 El Salvador 17.2% 2008
95 Thailand 16.61% 2008
96 Vietnam 16.37% 2008
97 The Bahamas 16.37% 2008
98 Singapore 16.09% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 16.03% 2008
99 Maldives 15.98% 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 15.53% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 15.41% 2008
100 Uzbekistan 15.38% 2008
101 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.38% 2008
102 Jordan 14.62% 2008
103 Mongolia 14.35% 2008
104 Brazil 14.12% 2008
105 Kyrgyzstan 13.74% 2008
106 Argentina 13.63% 2008
107 Barbados 13.59% 2008
108 Japan 13.53% 2008
109 Venezuela 13.5% 2008
110 Iran 13.49% 2008
111 Saudi Arabia 13.45% 2008
112 Colombia 13.13% 2008
113 Saint Lucia 13.03% 2008
114 Antigua and Barbuda 12.98% 2008
115 Syria 12.85% 2008
116 Grenada 12.61% 2008
117 United Arab Emirates 12.52% 2008
118 Egypt 12.44% 2008
119 Trinidad and Tobago 12.23% 2008
120 Mexico 11.97% 2008
121 Libya 11.81% 2008
122 Kuwait 10.88% 2008
123 Azerbaijan 10.65% 2008
124 Dominica 10.63% 2008
125 Bahrain 10.08% 2008
126 Brunei 9.95% 2008
127 Turkey 9.46% 2008
128 Portugal 9.42% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9.39% 2008
129 Sri Lanka 8.56% 2008
130 Chile 8.51% 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 8.42% 2008
131 Kazakhstan 8.29% 2008
132 United Kingdom 8.2% 2008
133 Cuba 8.17% 2008
134 Israel 8.08% 2008
135 Saint Kitts and Nevis 8.05% 2008
136 Belgium 7.97% 2008
137 Qatar 7.94% 2008
138 Uruguay 7.79% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.64% 2008
139 China 7.07% 2008
140 Norway 6.96% 2008
141 Ireland 6.91% 2008
142 Lebanon 6.85% 2008
143 Costa Rica 6.8% 2008
144 Netherlands 6.77% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.72% 2008
145 Mauritius 6.61% 2008
146 Luxembourg 6.26% 2008
147 Oman 6.23% 2008
148 Monaco 6.09% 2008
149 United States 6.05% 2008
150 South Korea 6.04% 2008
151 France 5.98% 2008
152 Ukraine 5.85% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.69% 2008
153 Malta 5.69% 2008
154 Armenia 5.64% 2008
155 Denmark 5.61% 2008
156 Greece 5.6% 2008
157 Spain 5.42% 2008
158 Canada 5.26% 2008
159 Albania 5.22% 2008
160 Sweden 5.1% 2008
161 Russia 5.1% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 5.06% 2008
162 European Union 5.04% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 5.04% 2008
163 Iceland 5.02% 2008
164 Georgia 5% 2008
165 Moldova 4.74% 2008
Europe average (profile) 4.73% 2008
European Union average (profile) 4.69% 2008
166 Slovakia 4.64% 2008
167 Germany 4.53% 2008
168 Slovenia 4.42% 2008
169 Australia 4.4% 2008
170 Czech Republic 4.15% 2008
171 Andorra 4.15% 2008
172 Switzerland 4.04% 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.03% 2008
173 Cyprus 3.97% 2008
174 Poland 3.87% 2008
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 3.83% 2008
175 San Marino 3.82% 2008
176 Romania 3.59% 2008
177 Italy 3.48% 2008
178 Lithuania 3.35% 2008
179 New Zealand 3.16% 2008
180 Austria 2.89% 2008
181 Bulgaria 2.74% 2008
182 Latvia 2.57% 2008
183 Croatia 2.56% 2008
184 Republic of Macedonia 2.2% 2008
185 Finland 2.12% 2008
186 Estonia 2.04% 2008
187 Belarus 2.04% 2008
188 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.83% 2008
189 Montenegro 1.56% 2008
190 Serbia 1.52% 2008
191 Hungary 1.46% 2008

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"Countries Compared by Health > Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Derived based on the data from WHO's World Health Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Cause-of-death,-by-communicable-diseases-and-maternal,-prenatal-and-nutrition-conditions/%-of-total

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