Democratic Republic of the Congo


Democratic Republic of the Congo
This map is an approximation of actual country borders.


Total population (2016) 78,736,000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 680
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2016) 59/62
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 2017) 91
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2016) 281/232
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 32
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 4.3
Latest data available from the Global Health Observatory

Contact information

The Acting WHO Representative
Nshimirimana, Dr Deo

Boîte postale 1899 Kinshasa Gombe, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Telephone: +47 241 39000
Facsimile: +47 241 39070

Country Office web site
Regional Office web site

WHO collaboration

Country cooperation strategy available in

Country cooperation strategy brief available in

Mortality and burden of disease