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Compare Afghanistan and Malaysia 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   Malaysia MALAYSIA
           
    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
     
    52.8
    55.9
    54.3
    80
    81
    81
    1970
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
     
    60.0
    63.2
    61.6
    71
    74
    76
    1980
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
     
    65.0
    68.8
    66.9
    60
    76
    68
    1990
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
     
    68.2
    72.5
    70.3
    53
    74
    60
    2000
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
     
    70.2
    74.9
    72.4
    55
    66
    63
    2010
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
     
    71.9
    76.5
    74.1
    62
    77
    67
    2015
    59.3
    61.9
    60.5
    159
    161
    161
     
    72.7
    77.3
    75.0
    66
    83
    69
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Malaysia MALAYSIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.3
    61.9
    159
    161
     
    72.7
    77.3
    66
    83
    Age 5
    65.4
    67.7
    151
    155
     
    73.2
    77.8
    75
    86
    Age 10
    65.9
    68.3
    153
    160
     
    73.3
    77.9
    75
    87
    Age 15
    66.4
    68.8
    153
    159
     
    73.4
    77.9
    75
    87
    Age 20
    67.1
    69.4
    151
    159
     
    73.7
    78.0
    73
    88
    Age 25
    67.9
    70.2
    147
    158
     
    74.0
    78.1
    75
    89
    Age 30
    68.8
    70.9
    146
    156
     
    74.3
    78.2
    77
    90
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.7
    145
    157
     
    74.6
    78.3
    77
    91
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.5
    148
    159
     
    75.1
    78.5
    80
    92
    Age 45
    71.3
    73.3
    157
    163
     
    75.6
    78.7
    81
    92
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    158
    165
     
    76.3
    79.1
    77
    95
    Age 55
    73.7
    75.4
    161
    168
     
    77.3
    79.6
    76
    96
    Age 60
    75.3
    76.7
    161
    169
     
    78.6
    80.4
    75
    97
    Age 65
    77.2
    78.3
    164
    169
     
    80.1
    81.3
    73
    98
    Age 70
    79.4
    80.3
    161
    168
     
    82.0
    82.5
    70
    102
    Age 75
    82.1
    82.7
    158
    164
     
    84.4
    84.2
    70
    110
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.6
    159
    162
     
    87.1
    86.6
    67
    115
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.1
    163
    165
     
    90.4
    89.8
    68
    114
    Age 90
    92.7
    93.0
    163
    164
     
    94.0
    93.4
    52
    113
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    161
    158
     
    97.9
    97.5
    54
    121
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    146
    152
     
    102.2
    101.9
    55
    128
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Malaysia MALAYSIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    263.34
    11
     
    137.02
    63
    2. Stroke
    154.41
    14
     
    71.50
    113
    3. Tuberculosis
    83.56
    13
     
    9.38
    76
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    64.21
    61
     
    74.61
    54
    5. War
    44.46
    3
     
    0.01
    43
    6. Other Injuries
    38.08
    1
     
    7.01
    106
    7. Lung Disease
    37.62
    27
     
    23.73
    79
    8. Kidney Disease
    32.37
    21
     
    15.08
    89
    9. Breast Cancer
    25.76
    15
     
    20.04
    55
    10. Liver Disease
    24.85
    55
     
    9.18
    134
    11. Low Birth Weight
    24.58
    13
     
    3.25
    142
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.53
    43
     
    23.73
    45
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.82
    106
     
    18.57
    120
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    22.93
    53
     
    1.49
    132
    15. Asthma
    19.26
    17
     
    5.10
    84
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.73
    90
     
    24.51
    59
    17. Birth Trauma
    18.51
    18
     
    1.22
    135
    18. Hypertension
    16.62
    65
     
    2.62
    173
    19. Maternal Conditions
    15.69
    24
     
    0.55
    112
    20. Stomach Cancer
    14.79
    22
     
    4.06
    128
    21. Falls
    13.44
    24
     
    2.94
    143
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    40
     
    4.79
    137
    23. Drownings
    11.89
    14
     
    2.31
    117
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.76
    14
     
    1.52
    124
    25. Oral Cancer
    8.53
    9
     
    4.29
    60
    26. Violence
    8.34
    68
     
    3.92
    111
    27. Meningitis
    7.94
    40
     
    1.39
    86
    28. Lung Cancers
    7.75
    114
     
    19.29
    62
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.66
    29
     
    4.16
    74
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    7.56
    66
     
    2.79
    142
    31. Cervical Cancer
    7.51
    97
     
    4.97
    125
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.38
    59
     
    5.32
    99
    33. Other Neoplasms
    6.98
    7
     
    3.58
    59
    34. Suicide
    6.92
    129
     
    6.33
    134
    35. Lymphomas
    6.62
    49
     
    4.79
    96
    36. Liver Cancer
    6.08
    76
     
    7.62
    52
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    129
     
    10.76
    71
    38. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    162
     
    5.40
    161
    39. Uterin Cancer
    4.62
    21
     
    1.78
    105
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.39
    47
     
    1.63
    103
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    94
     
    5.38
    55
    42. Measles
    3.75
    18
     
    0.03
    84
    43. Malnutrition
    3.63
    71
     
    0.21
    144
    44. Epilepsy
    3.57
    46
     
    0.69
    169
    45. Bladder Cancer
    3.06
    56
     
    1.30
    135
    46. Leukemia
    2.75
    129
     
    4.18
    75
    47. Pertussis
    2.49
    13
     
    0.33
    77
    48. Skin Disease
    2.47
    70
     
    4.25
    35
    49. Fires
    1.98
    80
     
    1.40
    101
    50. Tetanus
    1.75
    30
     
    0.24
    68
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Malaysia MALAYSIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,077
    12.85
     
    30,598
    22.13
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23,770
    10.16
     
    16,215
    11.73
    3. Stroke
    18,204
    7.78
     
    15,642
    11.31
    4. Low Birth Weight
    13,733
    5.87
     
    909
    0.66
    5. War
    13,330
    5.70
     
    3
    0.00
    6. Tuberculosis
    13,325
    5.69
     
    2,293
    1.66
    7. Other Injuries
    12,476
    5.33
     
    1,855
    1.34
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12,146
    5.19
     
    354
    0.26
    9. Birth Trauma
    10,342
    4.42
     
    340
    0.25
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    6,096
    2.60
     
    1,344
    0.97
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,938
    2.11
     
    6,777
    4.90
    12. Kidney Disease
    4,677
    2.00
     
    3,478
    2.52
    13. Drownings
    4,649
    1.99
     
    649
    0.47
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,486
    1.92
     
    179
    0.13
    15. Lung Disease
    4,406
    1.88
     
    5,037
    3.64
    16. Falls
    4,299
    1.84
     
    686
    0.50
    17. Liver Disease
    3,804
    1.63
     
    2,286
    1.65
    18. Meningitis
    3,551
    1.52
     
    370
    0.27
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,042
    1.30
     
    4,268
    3.09
    20. Asthma
    2,874
    1.23
     
    1,258
    0.91
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    2,449
    1.05
     
    663
    0.48
    22. Violence
    2,272
    0.97
     
    1,151
    0.83
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,076
    0.89
     
    4,766
    3.45
    24. Measles
    2,043
    0.87
     
    8
    0.01
    25. Breast Cancer
    2,008
    0.86
     
    2,783
    2.01
    26. Stomach Cancer
    1,853
    0.79
     
    946
    0.68
    27. Hypertension
    1,832
    0.78
     
    585
    0.42
    28. Suicide
    1,796
    0.77
     
    1,752
    1.27
    29. Malnutrition
    1,598
    0.68
     
    45
    0.03
    30. Pertussis
    1,364
    0.58
     
    91
    0.07
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,351
    0.58
     
    367
    0.27
    32. Lymphomas
    1,283
    0.55
     
    1,243
    0.90
    33. Epilepsy
    1,239
    0.53
     
    196
    0.14
    34. Oral Cancer
    1,202
    0.51
     
    1,140
    0.82
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,164
    0.50
     
    1,318
    0.95
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,163
    0.50
     
    905
    0.65
    37. Other Neoplasms
    1,076
    0.46
     
    882
    0.64
    38. Lung Cancers
    1,058
    0.45
     
    4,644
    3.36
    39. Tetanus
    917
    0.39
     
    65
    0.05
    40. Syphilis
    916
    0.39
     
    7
    0.01
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    824
    0.35
     
    2,594
    1.88
    42. Leukemia
    796
    0.34
     
    1,139
    0.82
    43. Liver Cancer
    793
    0.34
     
    1,904
    1.38
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    781
    0.33
     
    395
    0.29
    45. Cervical Cancer
    602
    0.26
     
    656
    0.47
    46. Fires
    587
    0.25
     
    346
    0.25
    47. Poisonings
    515
    0.22
     
    175
    0.13
    48. Appendicitis
    504
    0.22
     
    259
    0.19
    49. Bladder Cancer
    353
    0.15
     
    299
    0.22
    50. HIV/AIDS
    348
    0.15
     
    7,235
    5.23
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Malaysia MALAYSIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    25.76
    15
     
    20.04
    55
    2. Stomach Cancer
    14.79
    22
     
    4.06
    128
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.76
    14
     
    1.52
    124
    4. Oral Cancer
    8.53
    9
     
    4.29
    60
    5. Lung Cancers
    7.75
    114
     
    19.29
    62
    6. Cervical Cancer
    7.51
    97
     
    4.97
    125
    7. Lymphomas
    6.62
    49
     
    4.79
    96
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.08
    76
     
    7.62
    52
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    129
     
    10.76
    71
    10. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    162
     
    5.40
    161
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.62
    21
     
    1.78
    105
    12. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    94
     
    5.38
    55
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.06
    56
     
    1.30
    135
    14. Leukemia
    2.75
    129
     
    4.18
    75
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.54
    141
     
    3.61
    91
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    88
     
    0.90
    131
     
     
     
    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.