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Country fact sheet: Cabo Verde

Population

- Total population: 556 000
- Female population: 277 000
- Male population: 279 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 176.0
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 23.2
- UHC Service Coverage Index: 71
World Health Organization (2020)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.665
- Category: Medium
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 74.0
- Female population (years): 77.9
- Male population (years): 69.9
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 179.0
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 107.6
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Thyroid (26.3)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Cervix uteri (10.5)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (45.5)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Stomach (25.5)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

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