Democratic Republic of the Congo: Diabetes prevalence

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Diabetes prevalence, percent of population ages 20-79

 Latest value 5.80
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2011 - 2021
 Average 4.45
 Min - Max 3.10 - 5.80
 Source International Diabetes Federation
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2011 to 2021. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 4.45 percent with a minimum of 3.1 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 5.8 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 5.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 195 countries is 8.60 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Diabetes prevalence refers to the percentage of people ages 20-79 who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It is calculated by adjusting to a standard population age-structure.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Health spending per capita 21.25 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 4.05 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 59.19 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 61.52 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 56.95 2021 years
 Birth rate 42.05 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 9.70 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 6.16 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.70 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 317.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 5.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 64.90 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 35.30 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 0.5 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 24.2 2022 percent
 Suicides 6.70 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 65 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 65 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 56 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 34.90 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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