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Compare El Salvador and Nicaragua 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
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    52.4
    50.8
    91
    92
    90
     
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    55.3
    59.5
    57.3
    89
    89
    90
     
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    51.3
    63.1
    57.1
    133
    98
    120
     
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    61.6
    69.8
    65.6
    114
    93
    107
     
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    64.4
    73.6
    69.0
    107
    83
    98
     
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
    2010
    67.4
    76.3
    72.0
    103
    82
    97
     
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2015
    68.8
    77.9
    73.5
    100
    71
    91
     
    71.5
    77.9
    74.8
    77
    73
    74
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    77.9
    100
    71
     
    71.5
    77.9
    77
    73
    Age 5
    70.1
    79.1
    108
    66
     
    73.3
    79.5
    73
    60
    Age 10
    70.2
    79.2
    110
    64
     
    73.5
    79.6
    72
    59
    Age 15
    70.4
    79.3
    108
    64
     
    73.6
    79.7
    71
    55
    Age 20
    71.1
    79.6
    104
    64
     
    73.9
    79.9
    71
    56
    Age 25
    71.9
    79.8
    99
    63
     
    74.3
    80.1
    71
    55
    Age 30
    72.9
    80.0
    95
    61
     
    74.8
    80.3
    71
    56
    Age 35
    74.2
    80.3
    85
    60
     
    75.4
    80.5
    65
    55
    Age 40
    75.4
    80.7
    73
    59
     
    76.1
    80.8
    60
    55
    Age 45
    76.5
    81.1
    64
    57
     
    76.9
    81.2
    56
    55
    Age 50
    77.7
    81.6
    57
    56
     
    77.8
    81.7
    55
    53
    Age 55
    78.9
    82.3
    51
    54
     
    79.0
    82.4
    50
    51
    Age 60
    80.4
    83.1
    44
    51
     
    80.3
    83.3
    46
    50
    Age 65
    82.1
    84.2
    39
    52
     
    82.0
    84.5
    41
    46
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.5
    37
    51
     
    84.2
    86.3
    32
    37
    Age 75
    85.9
    87.0
    35
    52
     
    86.2
    88.0
    24
    32
    Age 80
    88.0
    88.9
    40
    53
     
    88.6
    90.2
    17
    18
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.4
    43
    59
     
    91.7
    92.9
    9
    10
    Age 90
    94.0
    94.6
    49
    49
     
    95.1
    96.1
    5
    5
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.3
    57
    47
     
    99.0
    99.7
    5
    5
    Age 100
    102.2
    102.5
    63
    43
     
    103.2
    103.7
    4
    5
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    103.39
    112
     
    100.18
    117
    2. Violence
    62.82
    2
     
    15.17
    23
    3. Kidney Disease
    62.37
    2
     
    66.77
    1
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    42.07
    82
     
    24.91
    109
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.62
    75
     
    40.19
    55
    6. Stroke
    30.39
    163
     
    49.89
    134
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.49
    39
     
    27.08
    35
    8. Liver Disease
    25.06
    52
     
    33.31
    26
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.50
    83
     
    16.56
    96
    10. Alcohol
    17.56
    1
     
    8.70
    5
    11. Prostate Cancer
    17.05
    85
     
    20.50
    62
    12. Stomach Cancer
    15.37
    18
     
    10.92
    38
    13. Lung Disease
    13.86
    153
     
    22.37
    91
    14. Cervical Cancer
    12.32
    69
     
    17.89
    42
    15. Suicide
    11.06
    76
     
    9.78
    94
    16. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    164
     
    10.45
    154
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.87
    82
     
    9.35
    74
    18. Hypertension
    8.64
    128
     
    13.83
    92
    19. HIV/AIDS
    7.71
    78
     
    6.14
    83
    20. Liver Cancer
    7.69
    51
     
    10.69
    34
    21. Falls
    7.53
    60
     
    5.70
    84
    22. Other Injuries
    6.97
    108
     
    6.88
    110
    23. Low Birth Weight
    6.15
    101
     
    6.92
    94
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.01
    117
     
    6.23
    114
    25. Lung Cancers
    5.94
    129
     
    7.21
    119
    26. Uterin Cancer
    5.74
    11
     
    0.85
    164
    27. Malnutrition
    5.35
    57
     
    4.24
    69
    28. Drownings
    5.09
    73
     
    4.20
    86
    29. Leukemia
    4.90
    34
     
    3.91
    92
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.49
    81
     
    5.32
    75
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.28
    70
     
    2.97
    93
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    81
     
    4.08
    82
    33. Asthma
    3.03
    105
     
    3.17
    103
    34. Ovary Cancer
    2.97
    147
     
    2.14
    169
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.49
    166
     
    2.97
    157
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.39
    106
     
    2.99
    90
    37. Tuberculosis
    1.96
    116
     
    3.34
    101
    38. Meningitis
    1.91
    76
     
    1.47
    85
    39. Lymphomas
    1.82
    173
     
    2.70
    144
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    1.64
    165
     
    3.17
    133
    41. Skin Disease
    1.60
    95
     
    1.16
    115
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.47
    131
     
    0.81
    160
    43. Oral Cancer
    1.46
    153
     
    0.90
    175
    44. Epilepsy
    1.23
    135
     
    1.79
    89
    45. Appendicitis
    1.04
    56
     
    0.87
    71
    46. Fires
    1.04
    119
     
    0.75
    134
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.98
    127
     
    1.25
    101
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.80
    103
     
    2.61
    69
    49. Bladder Cancer
    0.77
    166
     
    0.63
    173
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.72
    152
     
    0.87
    141
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,307
    17.12
     
    4,185
    15.39
    2. Violence
    3,869
    10.50
     
    914
    3.36
    3. Kidney Disease
    3,678
    9.98
     
    2,948
    10.84
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,579
    7.00
     
    1,251
    4.60
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,979
    5.37
     
    1,699
    6.25
    6. Stroke
    1,856
    5.04
     
    2,095
    7.71
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,630
    4.42
     
    1,097
    4.04
    8. Liver Disease
    1,429
    3.88
     
    1,541
    5.67
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,163
    3.16
     
    907
    3.34
    10. Alcohol
    979
    2.66
     
    432
    1.59
    11. Stomach Cancer
    928
    2.52
     
    469
    1.73
    12. Lung Disease
    863
    2.34
     
    922
    3.39
    13. Suicide
    678
    1.84
     
    577
    2.12
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    529
    1.44
     
    629
    2.31
    15. Hypertension
    528
    1.43
     
    572
    2.10
    16. Prostate Cancer
    466
    1.27
     
    364
    1.34
    17. Liver Cancer
    458
    1.24
     
    459
    1.69
    18. Falls
    458
    1.24
     
    256
    0.94
    19. HIV/AIDS
    436
    1.18
     
    346
    1.27
    20. Other Injuries
    416
    1.13
     
    375
    1.38
    21. Cervical Cancer
    398
    1.08
     
    450
    1.66
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    365
    0.99
     
    269
    0.99
    23. Low Birth Weight
    361
    0.98
     
    473
    1.74
    24. Lung Cancers
    355
    0.96
     
    307
    1.13
    25. Malnutrition
    329
    0.89
     
    223
    0.82
    26. Drownings
    316
    0.86
     
    244
    0.90
    27. Leukemia
    296
    0.80
     
    210
    0.77
    28. Breast Cancer
    295
    0.80
     
    255
    0.94
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    268
    0.73
     
    315
    1.16
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    259
    0.70
     
    127
    0.47
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    246
    0.67
     
    174
    0.64
    32. Uterin Cancer
    192
    0.52
     
    21
    0.08
    33. Asthma
    185
    0.50
     
    145
    0.53
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    148
    0.40
     
    142
    0.52
    35. Birth Trauma
    140
    0.38
     
    205
    0.75
    36. Tuberculosis
    118
    0.32
     
    152
    0.56
    37. Meningitis
    115
    0.31
     
    86
    0.32
    38. Lymphomas
    108
    0.29
     
    123
    0.45
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    98
    0.27
     
    163
    0.60
    40. Skin Disease
    98
    0.27
     
    53
    0.19
    41. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.26
     
    53
    0.19
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    90
    0.24
     
    33
    0.12
    43. Oral Cancer
    88
    0.24
     
    41
    0.15
    44. Epilepsy
    74
    0.20
     
    99
    0.36
    45. Appendicitis
    63
    0.17
     
    42
    0.15
    46. Fires
    63
    0.17
     
    38
    0.14
    47. Skin Cancers
    60
    0.16
     
    54
    0.20
    48. Maternal Conditions
    50
    0.14
     
    167
    0.61
    49. Bladder Cancer
    47
    0.13
     
    27
    0.10
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    45
    0.12
     
    45
    0.17
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      El Salvador EL SALVADOR   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    17.05
    85
     
    20.50
    62
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.37
    18
     
    10.92
    38
    3. Cervical Cancer
    12.32
    69
     
    17.89
    42
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    164
     
    10.45
    154
    5. Liver Cancer
    7.69
    51
     
    10.69
    34
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.01
    117
     
    6.23
    114
    7. Lung Cancers
    5.94
    129
     
    7.21
    119
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.74
    11
     
    0.85
    164
    9. Leukemia
    4.90
    34
     
    3.91
    92
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    81
     
    4.08
    82
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.97
    147
     
    2.14
    169
    12. Lymphomas
    1.82
    173
     
    2.70
    144
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.47
    131
     
    0.81
    160
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.46
    153
     
    0.90
    175
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.98
    127
     
    1.25
    101
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.77
    166
     
    0.63
    173
     
     
     
    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.