Health outcomes in Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 59.62 62.54 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 42.28 33.23 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 9.93 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 6.11 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.7 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 323 227.49 111.24


Health spending in Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the second table we see the health spending in Democratic Republic of the Congo as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Democratic Republic of the Congo is 19.75 USD. The country spends 4.27 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.76 percent.
Indicators Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa World
Health spending per capita 19.75 120.87 1029.67
Health spending as percent of GDP 4.27 6.21 6.76

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