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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare Afghanistan and Sri Lanka health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    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
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    42.0
    41.9
    42.0
    180
    183
    180
     
    67.0
    74.7
    70.8
    86
    66
    76
    2010
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2015
    59.3
    61.9
    60.5
    159
    161
    161
     
    71.6
    78.3
    74.9
    76
    64
    70
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.3
    61.9
    159
    161
     
    71.6
    78.3
    76
    64
    Age 5
    65.4
    67.7
    151
    155
     
    72.3
    78.9
    85
    68
    Age 10
    65.9
    68.3
    153
    160
     
    72.4
    79.0
    87
    68
    Age 15
    66.4
    68.8
    153
    159
     
    72.5
    79.1
    87
    68
    Age 20
    67.1
    69.4
    151
    159
     
    72.8
    79.3
    87
    66
    Age 25
    67.9
    70.2
    147
    158
     
    73.4
    79.5
    83
    68
    Age 30
    68.8
    70.9
    146
    156
     
    74.0
    79.7
    81
    69
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.7
    145
    157
     
    74.5
    79.8
    79
    69
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.5
    148
    159
     
    75.2
    80.0
    79
    68
    Age 45
    71.3
    73.3
    157
    163
     
    75.9
    80.3
    74
    68
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    158
    165
     
    76.9
    80.6
    70
    71
    Age 55
    73.7
    75.4
    161
    168
     
    78.0
    81.1
    66
    73
    Age 60
    75.3
    76.7
    161
    169
     
    79.4
    81.8
    60
    75
    Age 65
    77.2
    78.3
    164
    169
     
    80.9
    82.7
    61
    76
    Age 70
    79.4
    80.3
    161
    168
     
    82.8
    83.9
    58
    78
    Age 75
    82.1
    82.7
    158
    164
     
    85.0
    85.8
    57
    78
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.6
    159
    162
     
    87.7
    88.0
    52
    76
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.1
    163
    165
     
    90.9
    90.9
    34
    74
    Age 90
    92.7
    93.0
    164
    164
     
    94.5
    94.3
    22
    71
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    161
    159
     
    98.5
    98.2
    16
    55
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    146
    152
     
    102.7
    102.4
    13
    50
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    193.21
    20
     
    154.65
    31
    2. Stroke
    164.46
    14
     
    72.35
    105
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.78
    44
     
    35.08
    80
    4. Tuberculosis
    70.41
    13
     
    1.10
    127
    5. War
    58.97
    3
     
    0.00
    172
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    37.28
    42
     
    7.80
    72
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    32.89
    71
     
    47.87
    31
    8. Other Injuries
    28.77
    17
     
    22.53
    34
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.82
    23
     
    13.05
    106
    10. Lung Disease
    27.77
    43
     
    29.40
    38
    11. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    27.57
    1
     
    3.48
    95
    12. Hypertension
    26.97
    25
     
    12.95
    117
    13. Low Birth Weight
    23.21
    22
     
    4.39
    121
    14. Breast Cancer
    23.03
    20
     
    11.60
    124
    15. Birth Trauma
    19.90
    21
     
    1.58
    119
    16. Maternal Conditions
    19.58
    25
     
    0.54
    104
    17. Liver Disease
    16.50
    83
     
    15.28
    89
    18. Malnutrition
    15.46
    41
     
    4.34
    68
    19. Violence
    15.45
    27
     
    8.23
    66
    20. Stomach Cancer
    15.08
    24
     
    5.87
    82
    21. Kidney Disease
    13.95
    88
     
    16.34
    66
    22. Asthma
    13.62
    22
     
    13.98
    20
    23. Meningitis
    13.18
    37
     
    5.97
    54
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    13.11
    17
     
    0.73
    158
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.59
    13
     
    5.99
    30
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    10.40
    40
     
    6.77
    114
    27. Drownings
    9.16
    23
     
    4.56
    78
    28. Oral Cancer
    8.41
    11
     
    8.94
    8
    29. Poisonings
    8.21
    6
     
    0.44
    147
    30. Fires
    7.60
    41
     
    2.40
    86
    31. Cervical Cancer
    7.55
    92
     
    5.90
    108
    32. Lung Cancers
    7.18
    112
     
    6.44
    119
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    7.15
    71
     
    1.49
    159
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.06
    88
     
    5.38
    114
    35. Other Neoplasms
    6.78
    9
     
    0.28
    165
    36. Lymphomas
    6.47
    41
     
    2.85
    128
    37. Measles
    6.34
    10
     
    0.02
    97
    38. Liver Cancer
    6.08
    71
     
    3.58
    136
    39. Falls
    5.86
    79
     
    8.61
    51
    40. Suicide
    5.63
    114
     
    28.77
    5
    41. Prostate Cancer
    5.50
    151
     
    2.22
    165
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.11
    119
     
    2.63
    163
    43. Uterin Cancer
    4.50
    18
     
    0.46
    165
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    101
     
    4.16
    87
    45. Appendicitis
    3.50
    21
     
    0.63
    67
    46. Skin Disease
    3.27
    57
     
    0.31
    148
    47. Encephalitis
    3.02
    14
     
    0.48
    69
    48. Bladder Cancer
    3.00
    58
     
    1.02
    143
    49. Epilepsy
    2.90
    65
     
    2.20
    76
    50. Leukemia
    2.72
    120
     
    4.24
    63
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28,841
    12.81
     
    7,292
    5.76
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    20,327
    9.03
     
    32,582
    25.74
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    15,977
    7.10
     
    1,646
    1.30
    4. Stroke
    15,467
    6.87
     
    15,172
    11.98
    5. War
    14,848
    6.59
     
    0
    0.00
    6. Low Birth Weight
    12,980
    5.76
     
    930
    0.73
    7. Birth Trauma
    11,130
    4.94
     
    335
    0.26
    8. Tuberculosis
    11,055
    4.91
     
    237
    0.19
    9. Other Injuries
    7,932
    3.52
     
    4,800
    3.79
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,448
    2.86
     
    2,773
    2.19
    11. Meningitis
    4,593
    2.04
     
    1,269
    1.00
    12. Maternal Conditions
    4,552
    2.02
     
    114
    0.09
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    4,167
    1.85
     
    1,427
    1.13
    14. Malnutrition
    4,132
    1.83
     
    903
    0.71
    15. Violence
    3,965
    1.76
     
    1,765
    1.39
    16. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,831
    1.70
     
    735
    0.58
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,608
    1.60
     
    10,195
    8.05
    18. Measles
    3,526
    1.57
     
    3
    0.00
    19. Drownings
    3,239
    1.44
     
    964
    0.76
    20. Lung Disease
    2,874
    1.28
     
    6,127
    4.84
    21. Hypertension
    2,762
    1.23
     
    2,733
    2.16
    22. Liver Disease
    2,488
    1.10
     
    3,349
    2.65
    23. Kidney Disease
    2,380
    1.06
     
    3,494
    2.76
    24. Poisonings
    2,196
    0.98
     
    91
    0.07
    25. Fires
    2,193
    0.97
     
    506
    0.40
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,870
    0.83
     
    315
    0.25
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,779
    0.79
     
    155
    0.12
    28. Breast Cancer
    1,692
    0.75
     
    1,361
    1.07
    29. Stomach Cancer
    1,677
    0.74
     
    1,266
    1.00
    30. Asthma
    1,658
    0.74
     
    2,953
    2.33
    31. Tetanus
    1,374
    0.61
     
    51
    0.04
    32. Falls
    1,340
    0.60
     
    1,823
    1.44
    33. Pertussis
    1,280
    0.57
     
    35
    0.03
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,216
    0.54
     
    1,301
    1.03
    35. Encephalitis
    1,208
    0.54
     
    103
    0.08
    36. Suicide
    1,205
    0.54
     
    6,170
    4.87
    37. Lymphomas
    1,118
    0.50
     
    614
    0.49
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,094
    0.49
     
    1,142
    0.90
    39. Oral Cancer
    1,070
    0.48
     
    1,914
    1.51
    40. Other Neoplasms
    928
    0.41
     
    60
    0.05
    41. Lung Cancers
    852
    0.38
     
    1,400
    1.11
    42. Appendicitis
    789
    0.35
     
    133
    0.10
    43. Liver Cancer
    723
    0.32
     
    772
    0.61
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    709
    0.31
     
    565
    0.45
    45. Leukemia
    699
    0.31
     
    904
    0.71
    46. Epilepsy
    636
    0.28
     
    468
    0.37
    47. Cervical Cancer
    569
    0.25
     
    690
    0.55
    48. Skin Disease
    554
    0.25
     
    66
    0.05
    49. Drug Use
    542
    0.24
     
    117
    0.09
    50. Syphilis
    446
    0.20
     
    19
    0.01
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.03
    20
     
    11.60
    124
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.08
    24
     
    5.87
    82
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.59
    13
     
    5.99
    30
    4. Oral Cancer
    8.41
    11
     
    8.94
    8
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.55
    92
     
    5.90
    108
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.18
    112
     
    6.44
    119
    7. Lymphomas
    6.47
    41
     
    2.85
    128
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.08
    71
     
    3.58
    136
    9. Prostate Cancer
    5.50
    151
     
    2.22
    165
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.11
    119
     
    2.63
    163
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.50
    18
     
    0.46
    165
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    101
     
    4.16
    87
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.00
    58
     
    1.02
    143
    14. Leukemia
    2.72
    120
     
    4.24
    63
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.49
    129
     
    0.67
    164
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    115
     
    0.23
    166
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.