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Compare Argentina and South Africa 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
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.3
    68.1
    65.2
    41
    39
    39
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    63.6
    70.2
    66.8
    55
    46
    51
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    66.3
    73.1
    69.6
    48
    46
    49
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    68.2
    75.3
    71.7
    54
    44
    45
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    70.4
    77.8
    74.1
    53
    40
    43
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    71.9
    79.1
    75.5
    63
    42
    49
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    73.5
    80.3
    76.9
    59
    41
    46
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.5
    80.3
    59
    41
     
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    74.4
    81.1
    59
    41
     
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    74.4
    81.1
    59
    41
     
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    74.5
    81.2
    59
    41
     
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    74.9
    81.4
    58
    41
     
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    75.3
    81.5
    57
    41
     
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    75.7
    81.7
    57
    41
     
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    76.0
    81.8
    57
    40
     
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    76.3
    82.1
    59
    40
     
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    76.8
    82.4
    63
    40
     
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    77.3
    82.8
    65
    39
     
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    78.1
    83.4
    66
    39
     
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    79.2
    84.1
    66
    40
     
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    80.7
    85.1
    64
    40
     
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    82.5
    86.3
    64
    38
     
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    84.7
    87.8
    66
    38
     
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    87.1
    89.6
    67
    37
     
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.3
    92.1
    67
    30
     
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    106.36
    109
     
    114.02
    95
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    52.66
    71
     
    86.33
    46
    3. Stroke
    44.13
    143
     
    93.76
    78
    4. Lung Disease
    29.27
    50
     
    44.30
    16
    5. Breast Cancer
    22.75
    27
     
    20.75
    51
    6. Lung Cancers
    21.40
    53
     
    20.75
    57
    7. Prostate Cancer
    21.09
    60
     
    35.07
    21
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.69
    64
     
    25.47
    38
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.81
    119
     
    86.02
    13
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.84
    91
     
    13.28
    133
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.59
    33
     
    10.45
    72
    12. Liver Disease
    14.55
    93
     
    12.56
    106
    13. Suicide
    13.98
    37
     
    12.13
    60
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.39
    111
     
    22.46
    68
    15. Hypertension
    10.13
    110
     
    30.73
    23
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.02
    36
     
    14.65
    12
    17. Other Injuries
    9.12
    78
     
    6.58
    114
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    20
     
    6.04
    51
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.48
    87
     
    20.99
    32
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    7.80
    102
     
    7.65
    106
    21. Stomach Cancer
    6.25
    78
     
    4.69
    113
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.97
    21
     
    3.70
    62
    23. Other Neoplasms
    5.93
    13
     
    2.61
    95
    24. Low Birth Weight
    5.82
    107
     
    8.45
    82
    25. HIV/AIDS
    5.42
    85
     
    273.12
    5
    26. Ovary Cancer
    5.00
    72
     
    5.65
    48
    27. Lymphomas
    4.91
    94
     
    8.06
    15
    28. Violence
    4.70
    95
     
    25.69
    14
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.16
    112
     
    11.62
    36
    30. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    130
     
    5.60
    87
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    54
     
    10.53
    15
    32. Leukemia
    3.76
    100
     
    3.76
    101
    33. Falls
    3.05
    140
     
    3.09
    137
    34. Bladder Cancer
    2.74
    64
     
    2.27
    77
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2.66
    69
     
    2.31
    82
    36. Skin Disease
    2.55
    66
     
    5.13
    23
    37. Malnutrition
    2.24
    85
     
    5.38
    56
    38. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    50
     
    4.48
    4
    39. Drownings
    2.09
    123
     
    3.49
    97
    40. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    130
     
    3.92
    69
    41. Fires
    1.78
    84
     
    4.91
    45
    42. Asthma
    1.69
    124
     
    13.61
    38
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    1.61
    59
     
    1.72
    52
    44. Drug Use
    1.57
    73
     
    1.61
    68
    45. Alcohol
    1.52
    94
     
    1.39
    105
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.48
    134
     
    4.24
    72
    47. Tuberculosis
    1.43
    124
     
    59.33
    24
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.16
    139
     
    29.47
    47
    49. Meningitis
    1.06
    98
     
    4.79
    49
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.99
    96
     
    2.61
    70
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60,064
    20.83
     
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29,797
    10.33
     
    35,331
    7.04
    3. Stroke
    24,604
    8.53
     
    32,958
    6.57
    4. Lung Disease
    16,731
    5.80
     
    15,479
    3.09
    5. Lung Cancers
    11,180
    3.88
     
    7,881
    1.57
    6. Kidney Disease
    10,965
    3.80
     
    9,527
    1.90
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10,834
    3.76
     
    4,435
    0.88
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    10,371
    3.60
     
    31,831
    6.35
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,502
    2.95
     
    3,930
    0.78
    10. Liver Disease
    7,321
    2.54
     
    5,084
    1.01
    11. Breast Cancer
    6,600
    2.29
     
    4,936
    0.98
    12. Suicide
    6,166
    2.14
     
    5,854
    1.17
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,114
    2.12
     
    11,632
    2.32
    14. Hypertension
    5,846
    2.03
     
    10,994
    2.19
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,477
    1.90
     
    5,755
    1.15
    16. Prostate Cancer
    4,843
    1.68
     
    4,151
    0.83
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    4,644
    1.61
     
    2,256
    0.45
    18. Other Injuries
    4,400
    1.53
     
    3,235
    0.65
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,393
    1.18
     
    1,438
    0.29
    20. Stomach Cancer
    3,322
    1.15
     
    1,794
    0.36
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    3,321
    1.15
     
    4,379
    0.87
    22. Other Neoplasms
    3,083
    1.07
     
    1,041
    0.21
    23. Lymphomas
    2,537
    0.88
     
    3,508
    0.70
    24. Low Birth Weight
    2,443
    0.85
     
    5,119
    1.02
    25. HIV/AIDS
    2,310
    0.80
     
    138,157
    27.55
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2,177
    0.75
     
    5,210
    1.04
    27. Liver Cancer
    2,145
    0.74
     
    2,217
    0.44
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,133
    0.74
     
    5,054
    1.01
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,051
    0.71
     
    3,992
    0.80
    30. Violence
    2,027
    0.70
     
    14,288
    2.85
    31. Leukemia
    1,900
    0.66
     
    1,555
    0.31
    32. Falls
    1,630
    0.57
     
    1,171
    0.23
    33. Bladder Cancer
    1,542
    0.53
     
    825
    0.16
    34. Skin Disease
    1,461
    0.51
     
    1,970
    0.39
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,423
    0.49
     
    1,332
    0.27
    36. Malnutrition
    1,267
    0.44
     
    2,889
    0.58
    37. Skin Cancers
    1,172
    0.41
     
    1,659
    0.33
    38. Oral Cancer
    1,018
    0.35
     
    1,569
    0.31
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    955
    0.33
     
    583
    0.12
    40. Drownings
    916
    0.32
     
    1,775
    0.35
    41. Fires
    887
    0.31
     
    2,256
    0.45
    42. Asthma
    885
    0.31
     
    5,188
    1.03
    43. Uterin Cancer
    822
    0.29
     
    531
    0.11
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    811
    0.28
     
    1,544
    0.31
    45. Drug Use
    782
    0.27
     
    773
    0.15
    46. Alcohol
    721
    0.25
     
    593
    0.12
    47. Tuberculosis
    701
    0.24
     
    25,264
    5.04
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    614
    0.21
     
    12,761
    2.54
    49. Meningitis
    493
    0.17
     
    2,309
    0.46
    50. Chagas disease
    443
    0.15
     
    0
    0.00
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.75
    27
     
    20.75
    51
    2. Lung Cancers
    21.40
    53
     
    20.75
    57
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.09
    60
     
    35.07
    21
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.59
    33
     
    10.45
    72
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    20
     
    6.04
    51
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.48
    87
     
    20.99
    32
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.25
    78
     
    4.69
    113
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.00
    72
     
    5.65
    48
    9. Lymphomas
    4.91
    94
     
    8.06
    15
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    130
     
    5.60
    87
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    54
     
    10.53
    15
    12. Leukemia
    3.76
    100
     
    3.76
    101
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.74
    64
     
    2.27
    77
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.66
    69
     
    2.31
    82
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    50
     
    4.48
    4
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    130
     
    3.92
    69
     
     
     
    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.