Health in Gabon

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Health in Gabon


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:GA
  
Iso3:GAB

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Medical service in Gabon


Nurses and midwives

5,02 per 1,000 people[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 55 in the world of 189 (71,43%); 2 in Africa from 53 (98,11%)

Physicians

0,292 per 1,000 people[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 139 in the world of 190 (27,37%); 14 in Africa from 53 (75,47%)
0,457 % (0,091 % annual) ↘
min: 0,117; max: 0,518; max-min: 0,401 (77,36%); mid: 0,318;
-0,026 (-8,80%)

Hospital beds

6,30 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 1 in the world of 149 (100%); 1 in Africa from 32 (100%)

Alcoholism in Gabon


Total alcohol consumption

20 358 446 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 71 in the world of 184 (61,96%); 24 in Africa from 52 (55,77%)

Total alcohol consumption per capita [liters of pure alcohol, projected estimates, 15+ years of age]

11,80 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 169 in the world of 184 (8,70%); 51 in Africa from 52 (3,85%)

Diseases in Gabon


HIV prevalence

3,80 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 92 in the world of 106 (14,15%); 33 in Africa from 47 (31,91%)
21,05 % (4,21 % annual) ↗
min: 0,900; max: 5,50; max-min: 4,60 (83,64%); mid: 3,20;
0,600 (15,79%)

Incidence of malaria

232,40 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 72 in the world of 88 (19,32%); 31 in Africa from 47 (36,17%)
34,42 % (6,88 % annual) ↘
min: 152,40; max: 358,70; max-min: 206,30 (57,51%); mid: 255,55;
-23,15 (-9,96%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

465 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 201 in the world of 209 (4,31%); 49 in Africa from 54 (11,11%)
1,72 % (0,344 % annual) ↗
min: 423; max: 596; max-min: 173 (29,03%); mid: 509,50;
-44,50 (-9,57%)

Contraception in Gabon


Contraceptive prevalence

19,40 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2012)
(descending): 69 in the world of 94 (27,66%); 21 in Africa from 42 (52,38%)
6,53 % (1,31 % annual) ↘
min: 11,80; max: 19,40; max-min: 7,60 (39,18%); mid: 15,60;
3,80 (19,59%)

Unmet need for contraception

26,50 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2012)
(descending): 22 in the world of 89 (76,40%); 18 in Africa from 40 (57,50%)
0,881 % (0,176 % annual) ↗
min: 26,50; max: 27,90; max-min: 1,40 (5,02%); mid: 27,20;
-0,700 (-2,64%)