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Afghanistan : Life Expectancy

Male Female
Total World Rank

According to the latest WHO data published in 2015 life expectancy in Afghanistan is: Male 59.3, female 61.9 and total life expectancy is 60.5 which gives Afghanistan a World Life Expectancy ranking of 157. You can see the top 20 causes of death data and rankings for Afghanistan by clicking on the links below or select the full country health profile at the bottom of the page.

Top 20 Causes of Death Afghanistan
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Life Expectancy
1. Coronary Heart Disease
2. Stroke
3. Influenza and Pneumonia
4. Tuberculosis
5. War
6. Diarrhoeal diseases
7. Diabetes Mellitus
8. Other Injuries
9. Road Traffic Accidents
10. Lung Disease
11. Rheumatic Heart Disease
12. Hypertension
13. Low Birth Weight
14. Breast Cancer
15. Birth Trauma
16. Maternal Conditions
17. Liver Disease
18. Malnutrition
19. Violence
20. Stomach Cancer

See full health profile and world rankings for Afghanistan here:  Afghanistan Health Profile


WHO Publish Date: May 2014