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Country fact sheet: Nicaragua

Population

- Total population: 6 625 000
- Female population: 3 360 000
- Male population: 3 265 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 173.8
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 32.9
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.66
- Category: Medium
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 75.0
- Female population (years): 77.9
- Male population (years): 72.1
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 135.7
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 78.0
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (35.4)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Cervix uteri (12.6)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (44.7)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (12.1)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal