Weight and size
|Body height||175 cm||166 cm|
|Weight||93.7 kg||93.1 kg|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Tonga, 30.2% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Tonga is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.6 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.7 beds. Within the EU, 5.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 55 physicians in Tonga, there are about 0.52 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 25 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.