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Compare Afghanistan and Laos health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Laos LAOS
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2015
    59.3
    61.9
    60.5
    159
    161
    161
     
    64.1
    67.2
    65.7
    133
    138
    139
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.3
    61.9
    159
    161
     
    64.1
    67.2
    133
    138
    Age 5
    65.4
    67.7
    151
    155
     
    69.0
    71.5
    116
    134
    Age 10
    65.9
    68.3
    153
    160
     
    69.3
    71.8
    116
    134
    Age 15
    66.4
    68.8
    153
    159
     
    69.6
    72.1
    116
    135
    Age 20
    67.1
    69.4
    151
    159
     
    70.0
    72.4
    115
    135
    Age 25
    67.9
    70.2
    147
    158
     
    70.5
    72.8
    116
    135
    Age 30
    68.8
    70.9
    146
    156
     
    71.0
    73.2
    116
    137
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.7
    145
    157
     
    71.4
    73.7
    118
    137
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.5
    148
    159
     
    72.0
    74.2
    120
    141
    Age 45
    71.3
    73.3
    157
    163
     
    72.6
    74.9
    123
    144
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    158
    165
     
    73.4
    75.6
    129
    146
    Age 55
    73.7
    75.4
    161
    168
     
    74.5
    76.5
    134
    148
    Age 60
    75.3
    76.7
    161
    169
     
    75.9
    77.6
    138
    148
    Age 65
    77.2
    78.3
    164
    169
     
    77.7
    79.0
    142
    148
    Age 70
    79.4
    80.3
    161
    168
     
    79.8
    80.8
    143
    149
    Age 75
    82.1
    82.7
    158
    164
     
    82.4
    83.0
    142
    155
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.6
    159
    162
     
    85.4
    85.8
    144
    154
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.1
    163
    165
     
    88.9
    89.2
    152
    159
    Age 90
    92.7
    93.0
    163
    164
     
    92.8
    93.1
    154
    158
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    161
    158
     
    97.1
    97.3
    160
    157
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    146
    152
     
    101.6
    101.8
    165
    153
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    263.34
    11
     
    167.41
    37
    2. Stroke
    154.41
    14
     
    122.62
    37
    3. Tuberculosis
    83.56
    13
     
    81.41
    15
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    64.21
    61
     
    75.10
    53
    5. War
    44.46
    3
     
    0.00
    114
    6. Other Injuries
    38.08
    1
     
    10.84
    65
    7. Lung Disease
    37.62
    27
     
    36.62
    28
    8. Kidney Disease
    32.37
    21
     
    31.49
    23
    9. Breast Cancer
    25.76
    15
     
    10.53
    151
    10. Liver Disease
    24.85
    55
     
    21.59
    66
    11. Low Birth Weight
    24.58
    13
     
    16.92
    35
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.53
    43
     
    20.64
    66
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.82
    106
     
    36.15
    65
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    22.93
    53
     
    22.48
    54
    15. Asthma
    19.26
    17
     
    25.96
    6
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.73
    90
     
    16.13
    99
    17. Birth Trauma
    18.51
    18
     
    17.52
    23
    18. Hypertension
    16.62
    65
     
    17.05
    62
    19. Maternal Conditions
    15.69
    24
     
    7.20
    46
    20. Stomach Cancer
    14.79
    22
     
    2.47
    167
    21. Falls
    13.44
    24
     
    7.02
    66
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    40
     
    10.55
    56
    23. Drownings
    11.89
    14
     
    11.32
    18
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.76
    14
     
    0.72
    165
    25. Oral Cancer
    8.53
    9
     
    4.40
    54
    26. Violence
    8.34
    68
     
    6.57
    81
    27. Meningitis
    7.94
    40
     
    4.28
    54
    28. Lung Cancers
    7.75
    114
     
    13.86
    86
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.66
    29
     
    6.91
    36
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    7.56
    66
     
    5.46
    92
    31. Cervical Cancer
    7.51
    97
     
    7.94
    93
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.38
    59
     
    5.88
    83
    33. Other Neoplasms
    6.98
    7
     
    1.56
    129
    34. Suicide
    6.92
    129
     
    13.93
    38
    35. Lymphomas
    6.62
    49
     
    4.57
    105
    36. Liver Cancer
    6.08
    76
     
    57.85
    2
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    129
     
    8.08
    90
    38. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    162
     
    3.75
    169
    39. Uterin Cancer
    4.62
    21
     
    1.44
    119
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.39
    47
     
    5.13
    33
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    94
     
    4.86
    74
    42. Measles
    3.75
    18
     
    0.19
    61
    43. Malnutrition
    3.63
    71
     
    3.36
    73
    44. Epilepsy
    3.57
    46
     
    1.77
    90
    45. Bladder Cancer
    3.06
    56
     
    1.61
    111
    46. Leukemia
    2.75
    129
     
    3.83
    97
    47. Pertussis
    2.49
    13
     
    2.28
    18
    48. Skin Disease
    2.47
    70
     
    1.09
    118
    49. Fires
    1.98
    80
     
    4.62
    47
    50. Tetanus
    1.75
    30
     
    1.09
    42
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Laos LAOS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,077
    12.85
     
    5,769
    13.49
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23,770
    10.16
     
    3,930
    9.19
    3. Stroke
    18,204
    7.78
     
    4,273
    9.99
    4. Low Birth Weight
    13,733
    5.87
     
    1,602
    3.75
    5. War
    13,330
    5.70
     
    0
    0.00
    6. Tuberculosis
    13,325
    5.69
     
    3,498
    8.18
    7. Other Injuries
    12,476
    5.33
     
    721
    1.69
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12,146
    5.19
     
    1,661
    3.88
    9. Birth Trauma
    10,342
    4.42
     
    1,659
    3.88
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    6,096
    2.60
     
    949
    2.22
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,938
    2.11
     
    1,020
    2.39
    12. Kidney Disease
    4,677
    2.00
     
    1,219
    2.85
    13. Drownings
    4,649
    1.99
     
    834
    1.95
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,486
    1.92
     
    460
    1.08
    15. Lung Disease
    4,406
    1.88
     
    1,246
    2.91
    16. Falls
    4,299
    1.84
     
    328
    0.77
    17. Liver Disease
    3,804
    1.63
     
    902
    2.11
    18. Meningitis
    3,551
    1.52
     
    297
    0.69
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,042
    1.30
     
    1,285
    3.01
    20. Asthma
    2,874
    1.23
     
    1,018
    2.38
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    2,449
    1.05
     
    276
    0.65
    22. Violence
    2,272
    0.97
     
    467
    1.09
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,076
    0.89
     
    624
    1.46
    24. Measles
    2,043
    0.87
     
    17
    0.04
    25. Breast Cancer
    2,008
    0.86
     
    240
    0.56
    26. Stomach Cancer
    1,853
    0.79
     
    95
    0.22
    27. Hypertension
    1,832
    0.78
     
    595
    1.39
    28. Suicide
    1,796
    0.77
     
    837
    1.96
    29. Malnutrition
    1,598
    0.68
     
    183
    0.43
    30. Pertussis
    1,364
    0.58
     
    214
    0.50
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,351
    0.58
     
    27
    0.06
    32. Lymphomas
    1,283
    0.55
     
    184
    0.43
    33. Epilepsy
    1,239
    0.53
     
    111
    0.26
    34. Oral Cancer
    1,202
    0.51
     
    168
    0.39
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,164
    0.50
     
    282
    0.66
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,163
    0.50
     
    256
    0.60
    37. Other Neoplasms
    1,076
    0.46
     
    67
    0.16
    38. Lung Cancers
    1,058
    0.45
     
    516
    1.21
    39. Tetanus
    917
    0.39
     
    87
    0.20
    40. Syphilis
    916
    0.39
     
    87
    0.20
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    824
    0.35
     
    300
    0.70
    42. Leukemia
    796
    0.34
     
    202
    0.47
    43. Liver Cancer
    793
    0.34
     
    2,156
    5.04
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    781
    0.33
     
    257
    0.60
    45. Cervical Cancer
    602
    0.26
     
    173
    0.40
    46. Fires
    587
    0.25
     
    288
    0.67
    47. Poisonings
    515
    0.22
     
    88
    0.21
    48. Appendicitis
    504
    0.22
     
    48
    0.11
    49. Bladder Cancer
    353
    0.15
     
    56
    0.13
    50. HIV/AIDS
    348
    0.15
     
    402
    0.94
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    25.76
    15
     
    10.53
    151
    2. Stomach Cancer
    14.79
    22
     
    2.47
    167
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.76
    14
     
    0.72
    165
    4. Oral Cancer
    8.53
    9
     
    4.40
    54
    5. Lung Cancers
    7.75
    114
     
    13.86
    86
    6. Cervical Cancer
    7.51
    97
     
    7.94
    93
    7. Lymphomas
    6.62
    49
     
    4.57
    105
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.08
    76
     
    57.85
    2
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    129
     
    8.08
    90
    10. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    162
     
    3.75
    169
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.62
    21
     
    1.44
    119
    12. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    94
     
    4.86
    74
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.06
    56
     
    1.61
    111
    14. Leukemia
    2.75
    129
     
    3.83
    97
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.54
    141
     
    1.14
    155
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    88
     
    1.08
    115
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.