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Compare Arab Emirates and Afghanistan 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
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    51.9
    55.0
    53.4
    84
    85
    84
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    59.3
    63.0
    61.1
    76
    77
    78
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    66.1
    70.4
    68.2
    49
    65
    59
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    71.2
    75.3
    73.2
    33
    45
    36
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    73.4
    75.7
    74.2
    32
    55
    42
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    75.5
    77.7
    76.2
    35
    57
    43
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2015
    76.4
    78.6
    77.1
    35
    57
    43
     
    59.3
    61.9
    60.5
    159
    161
    161
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.4
    78.6
    35
    57
     
    59.3
    61.9
    159
    161
    Age 5
    77.0
    79.1
    36
    65
     
    65.4
    67.7
    151
    155
    Age 10
    77.1
    79.2
    36
    67
     
    65.9
    68.3
    153
    160
    Age 15
    77.1
    79.2
    36
    67
     
    66.4
    68.8
    153
    159
    Age 20
    77.4
    79.3
    36
    69
     
    67.1
    69.4
    151
    159
    Age 25
    77.6
    79.4
    37
    71
     
    67.9
    70.2
    147
    158
    Age 30
    77.8
    79.4
    37
    72
     
    68.8
    70.9
    146
    156
    Age 35
    77.9
    79.5
    38
    73
     
    69.6
    71.7
    145
    157
    Age 40
    78.1
    79.6
    40
    76
     
    70.4
    72.5
    148
    159
    Age 45
    78.3
    79.7
    41
    79
     
    71.3
    73.3
    157
    163
    Age 50
    78.6
    79.9
    42
    83
     
    72.4
    74.3
    158
    165
    Age 55
    79.1
    80.3
    47
    85
     
    73.7
    75.4
    161
    168
    Age 60
    79.8
    80.9
    54
    89
     
    75.3
    76.7
    161
    169
    Age 65
    81.2
    82.2
    55
    87
     
    77.2
    78.3
    164
    169
    Age 70
    82.7
    83.6
    59
    82
     
    79.4
    80.3
    161
    168
    Age 75
    84.7
    85.5
    60
    81
     
    82.1
    82.7
    158
    164
    Age 80
    87.3
    87.9
    61
    80
     
    85.2
    85.6
    159
    162
    Age 85
    90.3
    90.8
    69
    77
     
    88.8
    89.1
    163
    165
    Age 90
    93.9
    94.2
    63
    75
     
    92.7
    93.0
    163
    164
    Age 95
    97.8
    98.1
    63
    61
     
    97.1
    97.3
    161
    158
    Age 100
    102.2
    102.4
    61
    54
     
    101.7
    101.8
    146
    152
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    147.92
    53
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    78.00
    99
     
    154.41
    14
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.75
    61
     
    23.82
    106
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.01
    30
     
    24.53
    43
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25.54
    108
     
    64.21
    61
    6. Kidney Disease
    23.39
    46
     
    32.37
    21
    7. Lung Disease
    18.37
    128
     
    37.62
    27
    8. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    25.76
    15
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.39
    126
     
    18.73
    90
    10. Liver Disease
    9.33
    132
     
    24.85
    55
    11. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    7.75
    114
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.77
    69
     
    7.38
    59
    13. Hypertension
    6.45
    142
     
    16.62
    65
    14. Other Injuries
    6.38
    119
     
    38.08
    1
    15. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    4.12
    94
    16. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    6.62
    49
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
     
    12.02
    40
    18. Asthma
    4.14
    94
     
    19.26
    17
    19. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    7.51
    97
    20. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    5.09
    162
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    5.27
    129
    22. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    14.79
    22
    23. Low Birth Weight
    3.32
    141
     
    24.58
    13
    24. Falls
    3.29
    130
     
    13.44
    24
    25. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    6.08
    76
    26. Meningitis
    3.04
    66
     
    7.94
    40
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    137
     
    7.56
    66
    28. Violence
    2.85
    126
     
    8.34
    68
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.84
    79
     
    4.39
    47
    30. Suicide
    2.74
    173
     
    6.92
    129
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.69
    101
     
    22.93
    53
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    1.54
    141
    33. Drug Use
    2.02
    55
     
    0.61
    146
    34. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    2.75
    129
    35. Skin Disease
    1.87
    89
     
    2.47
    70
    36. Tuberculosis
    1.82
    119
     
    83.56
    13
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.75
    123
     
    7.66
    29
    38. Fires
    1.69
    88
     
    1.98
    80
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    10.76
    14
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    8.53
    9
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    3.06
    56
    42. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    4.62
    21
    43. Drownings
    1.10
    147
     
    11.89
    14
    44. Epilepsy
    1.09
    144
     
    3.57
    46
    45. Birth Trauma
    1.07
    138
     
    18.51
    18
    46. Anemia
    1.04
    63
     
    0.06
    130
    47. Tetanus
    1.03
    43
     
    1.75
    30
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    0.88
    111
     
    0.35
    174
    49. Other Neoplasms
    0.76
    166
     
    6.98
    7
    50. Malnutrition
    0.58
    122
     
    3.63
    71
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,733
    26.71
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    1,699
    12.16
     
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    902
    6.45
     
    4,938
    2.11
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    756
    5.41
     
    3,042
    1.30
    5. Kidney Disease
    613
    4.39
     
    4,677
    2.00
    6. Lung Disease
    520
    3.72
     
    4,406
    1.88
    7. Other Injuries
    423
    3.03
     
    12,476
    5.33
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    413
    2.96
     
    23,770
    10.16
    9. Violence
    341
    2.44
     
    2,272
    0.97
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    304
    2.18
     
    2,076
    0.89
    11. Liver Disease
    285
    2.04
     
    3,804
    1.63
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    261
    1.87
     
    1,164
    0.50
    13. Suicide
    261
    1.87
     
    1,796
    0.77
    14. Falls
    257
    1.84
     
    4,299
    1.84
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    245
    1.75
     
    6,096
    2.60
    16. Lung Cancers
    205
    1.47
     
    1,058
    0.45
    17. Low Birth Weight
    184
    1.32
     
    13,733
    5.87
    18. Asthma
    174
    1.25
     
    2,874
    1.23
    19. Lymphomas
    163
    1.17
     
    1,283
    0.55
    20. Breast Cancer
    155
    1.11
     
    2,008
    0.86
    21. Drug Use
    150
    1.07
     
    127
    0.05
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    149
    1.07
     
    824
    0.35
    23. Hypertension
    143
    1.02
     
    1,832
    0.78
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    125
    0.89
     
    2,449
    1.05
    25. Leukemia
    107
    0.77
     
    796
    0.34
    26. Meningitis
    101
    0.72
     
    3,551
    1.52
    27. Stomach Cancer
    101
    0.72
     
    1,853
    0.79
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    89
    0.64
     
    781
    0.33
    29. Fires
    89
    0.64
     
    587
    0.25
    30. Liver Cancer
    87
    0.62
     
    793
    0.34
    31. Epilepsy
    85
    0.61
     
    1,239
    0.53
    32. Drownings
    83
    0.59
     
    4,649
    1.99
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    66
    0.47
     
    193
    0.08
    34. Birth Trauma
    59
    0.42
     
    10,342
    4.42
    35. Oral Cancer
    58
    0.42
     
    1,202
    0.51
    36. Ovary Cancer
    56
    0.40
     
    310
    0.13
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    52
    0.37
     
    1,351
    0.58
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41
    0.29
     
    12,146
    5.19
    39. Tuberculosis
    39
    0.28
     
    13,325
    5.69
    40. Skin Disease
    39
    0.28
     
    343
    0.15
    41. Cervical Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    602
    0.26
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    222
    0.09
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    36
    0.26
     
    1,163
    0.50
    44. Alcohol
    28
    0.20
     
    159
    0.07
    45. Poisonings
    27
    0.19
     
    515
    0.22
    46. Bladder Cancer
    24
    0.17
     
    353
    0.15
    47. Anemia
    22
    0.16
     
    15
    0.01
    48. Tetanus
    20
    0.14
     
    917
    0.39
    49. Skin Cancers
    18
    0.13
     
    186
    0.08
    50. Encephalitis
    16
    0.11
     
    187
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    25.76
    15
    2. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    7.75
    114
    3. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    4.12
    94
    4. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    6.62
    49
    5. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    7.51
    97
    6. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    5.09
    162
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    5.27
    129
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    14.79
    22
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    6.08
    76
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    1.54
    141
    11. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    2.75
    129
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    10.76
    14
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    8.53
    9
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    3.06
    56
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    4.62
    21
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.47
    164
     
    1.54
    88
     
     
     
    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.