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Compare Gambia and Senegal 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
     
      Gambia GAMBIA   Senegal SENEGAL
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
     
    40.2
    41.2
    40.7
    142
    147
    143
    1970
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
     
    44.6
    45.5
    45.0
    141
    145
    142
    1980
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
     
    50.6
    51.7
    51.1
    134
    143
    140
    1990
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
     
    56.4
    58.5
    57.4
    136
    141
    138
    2000
    55.9
    58.4
    57.2
    142
    146
    143
     
    59.3
    62.8
    61.0
    132
    131
    131
    2010
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
     
    62.6
    65.8
    64.3
    132
    136
    135
    2015
    59.7
    62.8
    61.2
    157
    158
    159
     
    64.6
    68.6
    66.7
    131
    132
    128
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gambia GAMBIA   Senegal SENEGAL
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.7
    62.8
    157
    158
     
    64.6
    68.6
    131
    132
    Age 5
    64.5
    67.2
    159
    161
     
    68.2
    71.8
    126
    132
    Age 10
    65.7
    68.4
    156
    158
     
    68.7
    72.2
    125
    132
    Age 15
    66.3
    69.0
    155
    156
     
    69.0
    72.5
    124
    132
    Age 20
    67.0
    69.7
    152
    155
     
    69.4
    72.8
    123
    133
    Age 25
    68.0
    70.4
    145
    154
     
    70.0
    73.3
    121
    133
    Age 30
    69.1
    71.3
    143
    154
     
    70.5
    73.8
    122
    133
    Age 35
    70.1
    72.2
    142
    153
     
    71.1
    74.2
    123
    133
    Age 40
    71.2
    73.1
    135
    155
     
    71.8
    74.7
    124
    133
    Age 45
    72.3
    74.1
    129
    154
     
    72.5
    75.3
    125
    137
    Age 50
    73.5
    75.1
    126
    151
     
    73.4
    75.9
    131
    142
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.1
    126
    150
     
    74.5
    76.7
    135
    145
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.3
    125
    151
     
    75.8
    77.6
    143
    147
    Age 65
    77.9
    78.8
    128
    153
     
    77.5
    78.8
    152
    152
    Age 70
    79.9
    80.6
    137
    157
     
    79.4
    80.4
    162
    165
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.8
    145
    163
     
    81.8
    82.5
    167
    170
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.4
    163
    165
     
    84.8
    85.3
    168
    169
    Age 85
    88.6
    88.9
    166
    168
     
    88.3
    88.7
    172
    169
    Age 90
    92.6
    92.8
    167
    167
     
    92.4
    92.6
    172
    171
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    143
    161
     
    96.9
    97.0
    171
    172
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.9
    108
    120
     
    101.5
    101.6
    169
    170
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gambia GAMBIA   Senegal SENEGAL
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    149.55
    25
     
    215.18
    7
    2. Stroke
    126.79
    46
     
    79.48
    99
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.46
    93
     
    58.24
    141
    4. Tuberculosis
    83.64
    9
     
    28.30
    40
    5. Malaria
    63.96
    5
     
    55.51
    19
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    44.84
    36
     
    52.03
    27
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.84
    43
     
    64.19
    17
    8. HIV/AIDS
    33.23
    45
     
    16.57
    59
    9. Meningitis
    30.43
    17
     
    26.13
    21
    10. Liver Disease
    25.22
    45
     
    23.17
    56
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.55
    39
     
    25.47
    32
    12. Liver Cancer
    24.45
    5
     
    9.73
    38
    13. Maternal Conditions
    24.03
    19
     
    15.45
    33
    14. Malnutrition
    23.34
    37
     
    9.62
    48
    15. Birth Trauma
    19.02
    23
     
    14.54
    44
    16. Other Injuries
    18.60
    47
     
    24.57
    26
    17. Kidney Disease
    18.57
    48
     
    18.34
    50
    18. Lung Disease
    18.07
    95
     
    22.03
    64
    19. Low Birth Weight
    17.94
    38
     
    16.74
    43
    20. Hypertension
    15.77
    99
     
    11.66
    125
    21. Falls
    15.54
    16
     
    14.85
    20
    22. Cervical Cancer
    15.49
    45
     
    21.86
    24
    23. Epilepsy
    14.26
    6
     
    11.26
    19
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    13.18
    35
     
    10.25
    52
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    12.24
    10
     
    9.21
    65
    26. Violence
    11.25
    46
     
    3.06
    113
    27. Anemia
    11.17
    19
     
    4.32
    29
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.33
    23
     
    13.62
    15
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.09
    55
     
    6.68
    95
    30. Asthma
    9.53
    46
     
    10.30
    40
    31. Fires
    8.54
    38
     
    3.96
    67
    32. Drownings
    6.89
    40
     
    3.74
    85
    33. Prostate Cancer
    6.24
    147
     
    16.22
    90
    34. Appendicitis
    6.00
    16
     
    6.93
    14
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.83
    69
     
    4.19
    83
    36. Suicide
    4.76
    126
     
    5.03
    124
    37. Breast Cancer
    4.51
    171
     
    10.43
    141
    38. Hepatitis B
    4.13
    20
     
    4.18
    19
    39. Measles
    4.09
    15
     
    3.07
    22
    40. Skin Disease
    3.93
    49
     
    4.46
    42
    41. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.23
    84
     
    3.93
    63
    42. Other Neoplasms
    3.21
    66
     
    2.25
    109
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.78
    51
     
    4.55
    3
    44. Schistosomiasis
    2.52
    40
     
    2.98
    31
    45. Lung Cancers
    2.34
    141
     
    1.53
    155
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2.17
    28
     
    2.63
    21
    47. Pertussis
    1.95
    51
     
    2.03
    43
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.77
    75
     
    2.00
    55
    49. Syphilis
    1.76
    38
     
    0.45
    74
    50. Poisonings
    1.60
    74
     
    1.57
    76
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Gambia GAMBIA   Senegal SENEGAL
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,699
    12.55
     
    15,817
    18.30
    2. Malaria
    1,457
    10.77
     
    7,835
    9.06
    3. Tuberculosis
    846
    6.25
     
    2,602
    3.01
    4. Stroke
    806
    5.96
     
    4,341
    5.02
    5. Birth Trauma
    704
    5.20
     
    3,802
    4.40
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    672
    4.96
     
    6,141
    7.10
    7. Low Birth Weight
    664
    4.90
     
    4,378
    5.06
    8. Coronary Heart Disease
    568
    4.19
     
    3,248
    3.76
    9. Meningitis
    479
    3.54
     
    2,723
    3.15
    10. HIV/AIDS
    434
    3.21
     
    1,877
    2.17
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    407
    3.00
     
    2,290
    2.65
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    349
    2.58
     
    2,534
    2.93
    13. Maternal Conditions
    343
    2.54
     
    1,742
    2.01
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    317
    2.34
     
    3,013
    3.49
    15. Other Injuries
    289
    2.14
     
    2,539
    2.94
    16. Malnutrition
    245
    1.81
     
    692
    0.80
    17. Liver Disease
    235
    1.73
     
    1,657
    1.92
    18. Epilepsy
    230
    1.70
     
    1,273
    1.47
    19. Liver Cancer
    222
    1.64
     
    692
    0.80
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    206
    1.52
     
    1,035
    1.20
    21. Falls
    194
    1.44
     
    1,259
    1.46
    22. Violence
    180
    1.33
     
    368
    0.43
    23. Kidney Disease
    177
    1.31
     
    1,265
    1.46
    24. Fires
    170
    1.25
     
    546
    0.63
    25. Drownings
    127
    0.94
     
    491
    0.57
    26. Anemia
    120
    0.89
     
    320
    0.37
    27. Lung Disease
    119
    0.88
     
    1,226
    1.42
    28. Measles
    115
    0.85
     
    697
    0.81
    29. Hypertension
    101
    0.75
     
    635
    0.73
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    90
    0.67
     
    454
    0.53
    31. Asthma
    89
    0.66
     
    704
    0.81
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    81
    0.60
     
    841
    0.97
    33. Pertussis
    72
    0.53
     
    525
    0.61
    34. Syphilis
    61
    0.45
     
    95
    0.11
    35. Appendicitis
    61
    0.45
     
    496
    0.57
    36. Suicide
    58
    0.43
     
    438
    0.51
    37. Cervical Cancer
    54
    0.40
     
    846
    0.98
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    53
    0.39
     
    284
    0.33
    39. Hepatitis B
    39
    0.28
     
    308
    0.36
    40. Skin Disease
    36
    0.27
     
    308
    0.36
    41. Poisonings
    32
    0.23
     
    204
    0.24
    42. Other Neoplasms
    27
    0.20
     
    169
    0.20
    43. Tetanus
    23
    0.17
     
    108
    0.13
    44. Encephalitis
    22
    0.16
     
    130
    0.15
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21
    0.16
     
    211
    0.24
    46. Schistosomiasis
    21
    0.15
     
    194
    0.22
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    18
    0.13
     
    158
    0.18
    48. Dengue
    18
    0.13
     
    83
    0.10
    49. Breast Cancer
    17
    0.12
     
    436
    0.50
    50. Lung Cancers
    16
    0.12
     
    108
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Gambia GAMBIA   Senegal SENEGAL
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    24.45
    5
     
    9.73
    38
    2. Cervical Cancer
    15.49
    45
     
    21.86
    24
    3. Prostate Cancer
    6.24
    147
     
    16.22
    90
    4. Breast Cancer
    4.51
    171
     
    10.43
    141
    5. Lung Cancers
    2.34
    141
     
    1.53
    155
    6. Skin Cancers
    1.77
    75
     
    2.00
    55
    7. Stomach Cancer
    1.48
    168
     
    5.10
    98
    8. Lymphomas
    1.34
    167
     
    2.57
    134
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.25
    171
     
    2.75
    159
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    144
     
    0.76
    159
    11. Ovary Cancer
    1.11
    168
     
    3.03
    131
    12. Oral Cancer
    0.77
    170
     
    1.51
    150
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    155
     
    0.63
    161
    14. Leukemia
    0.59
    169
     
    1.12
    156
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.56
    167
     
    2.26
    79
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.42
    167
     
    1.01
    146
     
     
     
    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.