Health outcomes in Cameroon

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Cameroon in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Cameroon Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 58.07 62.54 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 36.3 33.23 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 10.08 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 4.71 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 3.8 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 203 227.49 111.24


Health spending in Cameroon

In the second table we see the health spending in Cameroon as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Cameroon is 64.47 USD. The country spends 4.69 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Cameroon Africa World
Health spending per capita 64.47 121.13 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 4.69 5.91 6.64

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