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Compare Algeria and Ghana 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
     
      Algeria ALGERIA   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    46.3
    48.4
    47.3
    103
    108
    103
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    52.3
    54.3
    53.3
    104
    110
    106
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    58.9
    61.2
    60.0
    99
    109
    105
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    65.8
    68.3
    67.0
    80
    102
    95
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    69.6
    73.2
    71.3
    61
    91
    77
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    73.0
    76.5
    74.7
    49
    78
    61
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2015
    73.8
    77.5
    75.6
    50
    82
    61
     
    61.0
    63.9
    62.4
    149
    155
    153
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Algeria ALGERIA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.8
    77.5
    50
    82
     
    61.0
    63.9
    149
    155
    Age 5
    75.8
    79.4
    42
    61
     
    65.3
    67.7
    153
    157
    Age 10
    76.1
    79.5
    41
    61
     
    66.1
    68.5
    151
    156
    Age 15
    76.3
    79.6
    40
    59
     
    66.6
    69.0
    151
    157
    Age 20
    76.6
    79.8
    39
    58
     
    67.3
    69.5
    145
    156
    Age 25
    77.0
    79.9
    39
    59
     
    68.2
    70.2
    143
    157
    Age 30
    77.4
    80.1
    38
    60
     
    69.0
    70.9
    144
    157
    Age 35
    77.8
    80.3
    39
    61
     
    69.9
    71.7
    143
    158
    Age 40
    78.3
    80.6
    38
    61
     
    70.8
    72.5
    144
    158
    Age 45
    78.8
    80.9
    38
    60
     
    71.7
    73.4
    142
    162
    Age 50
    79.4
    81.4
    37
    60
     
    72.8
    74.3
    151
    166
    Age 55
    80.1
    81.9
    35
    60
     
    74.0
    75.3
    154
    171
    Age 60
    81.1
    82.6
    36
    61
     
    75.4
    76.4
    159
    173
    Age 65
    82.3
    83.4
    37
    66
     
    77.1
    77.8
    166
    175
    Age 70
    83.8
    84.5
    41
    68
     
    79.1
    79.6
    172
    175
    Age 75
    85.7
    86.0
    44
    70
     
    81.6
    81.9
    175
    175
    Age 80
    88.0
    88.0
    38
    77
     
    84.6
    84.8
    175
    178
    Age 85
    91.0
    90.6
    32
    82
     
    88.2
    88.4
    176
    177
    Age 90
    94.4
    94.0
    24
    86
     
    92.3
    92.5
    175
    175
    Age 95
    98.3
    97.9
    24
    84
     
    96.8
    97.0
    175
    175
    Age 100
    102.5
    102.1
    22
    80
     
    101.5
    101.6
    174
    175
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Algeria ALGERIA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    139.32
    31
     
    149.38
    24
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    132.18
    45
     
    96.73
    75
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    62.39
    18
     
    36.81
    60
    4. Hypertension
    32.63
    19
     
    20.93
    50
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.19
    89
     
    127.53
    31
    6. Kidney Disease
    24.54
    16
     
    15.74
    74
    7. Endocrine Disorders
    20.89
    9
     
    14.41
    28
    8. Tuberculosis
    19.12
    51
     
    10.65
    68
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.11
    74
     
    24.60
    38
    10. Breast Cancer
    17.95
    70
     
    12.01
    121
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    14.10
    21
     
    12.21
    36
    12. Lung Disease
    11.69
    140
     
    15.53
    111
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    10.11
    46
     
    10.66
    34
    14. Other Injuries
    8.76
    109
     
    13.87
    71
    15. Lung Cancers
    8.72
    99
     
    2.27
    143
    16. Low Birth Weight
    8.02
    83
     
    19.23
    36
    17. Asthma
    8.00
    62
     
    7.53
    68
    18. Liver Disease
    7.59
    133
     
    33.79
    19
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.20
    88
     
    3.54
    147
    20. Fires
    7.05
    44
     
    4.98
    53
    21. Falls
    6.88
    72
     
    14.32
    21
    22. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.30
    78
     
    29.83
    45
    23. Lymphomas
    5.78
    58
     
    3.76
    112
    24. Prostate Cancer
    5.56
    150
     
    15.84
    94
    25. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.43
    72
     
    5.03
    74
    26. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
     
    2.91
    143
    27. Birth Trauma
    5.29
    75
     
    17.73
    33
    28. Leukemia
    3.90
    81
     
    1.05
    161
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3.79
    98
     
    3.33
    123
    30. Violence
    3.65
    102
     
    5.53
    86
    31. Cervical Cancer
    3.60
    129
     
    20.71
    27
    32. Meningitis
    3.23
    72
     
    27.58
    19
    33. HIV/AIDS
    3.20
    99
     
    49.90
    34
    34. Malnutrition
    3.03
    79
     
    32.09
    29
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    89
     
    2.50
    98
    36. Bladder Cancer
    2.83
    62
     
    1.54
    108
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.61
    89
     
    9.55
    24
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.28
    114
     
    3.56
    71
    39. Other Neoplasms
    2.26
    106
     
    2.22
    111
    40. Drownings
    2.13
    119
     
    4.80
    72
    41. Skin Disease
    2.09
    77
     
    3.62
    53
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2.07
    73
     
    13.59
    39
    43. Suicide
    1.89
    162
     
    2.97
    152
    44. Pancreas Cancer
    1.70
    125
     
    1.32
    135
    45. Hepatitis B
    1.64
    51
     
    4.52
    14
    46. Epilepsy
    1.62
    102
     
    11.36
    18
    47. Liver Cancer
    1.52
    169
     
    12.61
    23
    48. War
    1.39
    18
     
    0.00
    172
    49. Poisonings
    1.32
    82
     
    2.08
    63
    50. Appendicitis
    1.07
    44
     
    5.14
    19
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Algeria ALGERIA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    34,138
    18.40
     
    18,258
    9.75
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,990
    17.78
     
    12,125
    6.48
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    15,396
    8.30
     
    4,832
    2.58
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,589
    4.63
     
    22,387
    11.96
    5. Hypertension
    7,984
    4.30
     
    2,539
    1.36
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,592
    3.55
     
    5,540
    2.96
    7. Kidney Disease
    6,399
    3.45
     
    2,469
    1.32
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    5,641
    3.04
     
    3,127
    1.67
    9. Tuberculosis
    5,597
    3.02
     
    1,735
    0.93
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    4,594
    2.48
     
    4,130
    2.21
    11. Low Birth Weight
    3,928
    2.12
     
    7,876
    4.21
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,795
    2.05
     
    1,833
    0.98
    13. Other Injuries
    3,007
    1.62
     
    3,068
    1.64
    14. Lung Disease
    2,846
    1.53
     
    1,930
    1.03
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,833
    1.53
     
    1,013
    0.54
    16. Birth Trauma
    2,591
    1.40
     
    7,261
    3.88
    17. Lung Cancers
    2,381
    1.28
     
    311
    0.17
    18. Fires
    2,330
    1.26
     
    1,333
    0.71
    19. Falls
    2,106
    1.13
     
    2,626
    1.40
    20. Liver Disease
    2,070
    1.12
     
    5,477
    2.92
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,034
    1.10
     
    7,589
    4.05
    22. Asthma
    2,014
    1.09
     
    1,169
    0.62
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,002
    1.08
     
    447
    0.24
    24. Lymphomas
    1,639
    0.88
     
    558
    0.30
    25. Stomach Cancer
    1,470
    0.79
     
    433
    0.23
    26. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,417
    0.76
     
    779
    0.42
    27. Violence
    1,369
    0.74
     
    1,456
    0.78
    28. HIV/AIDS
    1,258
    0.68
     
    10,343
    5.52
    29. Leukemia
    1,214
    0.65
     
    185
    0.10
    30. Meningitis
    975
    0.53
     
    6,310
    3.37
    31. Malnutrition
    876
    0.47
     
    6,182
    3.30
    32. Maternal Conditions
    845
    0.46
     
    3,117
    1.66
    33. Oral Cancer
    835
    0.45
     
    333
    0.18
    34. Drownings
    830
    0.45
     
    1,248
    0.67
    35. Bladder Cancer
    705
    0.38
     
    183
    0.10
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    679
    0.37
     
    1,350
    0.72
    37. Suicide
    677
    0.36
     
    577
    0.31
    38. Other Neoplasms
    612
    0.33
     
    351
    0.19
    39. Prostate Cancer
    595
    0.32
     
    680
    0.36
    40. Epilepsy
    559
    0.30
     
    2,651
    1.42
    41. War
    547
    0.29
     
    0
    0.00
    42. Ovary Cancer
    545
    0.29
     
    272
    0.15
    43. Skin Disease
    542
    0.29
     
    549
    0.29
    44. Alzheimers/Dementia
    526
    0.28
     
    435
    0.23
    45. Cervical Cancer
    510
    0.27
     
    1,549
    0.83
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    480
    0.26
     
    184
    0.10
    47. Hepatitis B
    445
    0.24
     
    755
    0.40
    48. Poisonings
    441
    0.24
     
    549
    0.29
    49. Liver Cancer
    409
    0.22
     
    1,855
    0.99
    50. Appendicitis
    297
    0.16
     
    843
    0.45
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Algeria ALGERIA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    17.95
    70
     
    12.01
    121
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.72
    99
     
    2.27
    143
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.20
    88
     
    3.54
    147
    4. Lymphomas
    5.78
    58
     
    3.76
    112
    5. Prostate Cancer
    5.56
    150
     
    15.84
    94
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
     
    2.91
    143
    7. Leukemia
    3.90
    81
     
    1.05
    161
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.79
    98
     
    3.33
    123
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.60
    129
     
    20.71
    27
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    89
     
    2.50
    98
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.83
    62
     
    1.54
    108
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.70
    125
     
    1.32
    135
    13. Liver Cancer
    1.52
    169
     
    12.61
    23
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.87
    133
     
    1.21
    118
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.54
    166
     
    0.48
    168
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.43
    166
     
    1.19
    128
     
     
     
    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.