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Compare Guinea-Bissau and Gambia 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
     
      Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    32.6
    35.6
    34.1
    169
    166
    167
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    34.6
    37.6
    36.1
    172
    171
    171
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    37.1
    40.2
    38.6
    174
    173
    174
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    40.9
    44.2
    42.5
    179
    177
    178
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    43.5
    47.0
    45.2
    174
    173
    173
     
    55.9
    58.4
    57.2
    142
    146
    143
    2010
    55.4
    58.0
    56.7
    166
    166
    166
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2015
    52.5
    55.3
    53.9
    177
    178
    177
     
    59.7
    62.8
    61.2
    157
    158
    159
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    55.3
    177
    178
     
    59.7
    62.8
    157
    158
    Age 5
    60.6
    62.5
    176
    178
     
    64.5
    67.2
    159
    161
    Age 10
    61.6
    63.7
    175
    178
     
    65.7
    68.4
    156
    158
    Age 15
    62.1
    64.3
    177
    178
     
    66.3
    69.0
    155
    156
    Age 20
    62.9
    65.1
    177
    178
     
    67.0
    69.7
    152
    155
    Age 25
    63.8
    66.0
    176
    177
     
    68.0
    70.4
    145
    154
    Age 30
    64.8
    67.2
    176
    177
     
    69.1
    71.3
    143
    154
    Age 35
    66.0
    68.6
    177
    177
     
    70.1
    72.2
    142
    153
    Age 40
    67.5
    70.2
    177
    177
     
    71.2
    73.1
    135
    155
    Age 45
    68.8
    71.6
    179
    178
     
    72.3
    74.1
    129
    154
    Age 50
    70.9
    72.7
    175
    180
     
    73.5
    75.1
    126
    151
    Age 55
    72.7
    73.9
    174
    180
     
    74.8
    76.1
    126
    150
    Age 60
    74.4
    75.3
    176
    180
     
    76.2
    77.3
    125
    151
    Age 65
    76.3
    77.0
    176
    180
     
    77.9
    78.8
    128
    153
    Age 70
    78.5
    79.0
    180
    181
     
    79.9
    80.6
    137
    157
    Age 75
    81.2
    81.5
    180
    181
     
    82.3
    82.8
    145
    163
    Age 80
    84.4
    84.6
    179
    181
     
    85.1
    85.4
    163
    165
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.3
    179
    181
     
    88.6
    88.9
    166
    168
    Age 90
    92.2
    92.4
    178
    180
     
    92.6
    92.8
    167
    167
    Age 95
    96.8
    96.9
    178
    178
     
    97.1
    97.3
    143
    161
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.6
    173
    172
     
    101.8
    101.9
    108
    120
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    210.98
    8
     
    149.55
    25
    2. HIV/AIDS
    169.13
    19
     
    33.23
    45
    3. Stroke
    151.76
    21
     
    126.79
    46
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.36
    65
     
    86.46
    93
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    70.43
    14
     
    36.84
    43
    6. Malaria
    62.71
    7
     
    63.96
    5
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.39
    32
     
    44.84
    36
    8. Tuberculosis
    46.45
    24
     
    83.64
    9
    9. Meningitis
    44.58
    4
     
    30.43
    17
    10. Malnutrition
    39.35
    21
     
    23.34
    37
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    34.37
    11
     
    24.55
    39
    12. Birth Trauma
    32.06
    3
     
    19.02
    23
    13. Liver Disease
    31.15
    24
     
    25.22
    45
    14. Low Birth Weight
    28.62
    13
     
    17.94
    38
    15. Maternal Conditions
    25.48
    17
     
    24.03
    19
    16. Prostate Cancer
    24.04
    41
     
    6.24
    147
    17. Cervical Cancer
    23.60
    18
     
    15.49
    45
    18. Lung Disease
    23.05
    57
     
    18.07
    95
    19. Other Injuries
    22.61
    33
     
    18.60
    47
    20. Hypertension
    22.09
    37
     
    15.77
    99
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    19.48
    6
     
    10.33
    23
    22. Kidney Disease
    18.02
    54
     
    18.57
    48
    23. Falls
    16.95
    13
     
    15.54
    16
    24. Anemia
    15.74
    8
     
    11.17
    19
    25. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    98
     
    4.51
    171
    26. Epilepsy
    13.90
    10
     
    14.26
    6
    27. Liver Cancer
    13.60
    19
     
    24.45
    5
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    12.52
    39
     
    13.18
    35
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    12.14
    12
     
    12.24
    10
    30. Asthma
    11.43
    31
     
    9.53
    46
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.76
    48
     
    10.09
    55
    32. Fires
    10.16
    32
     
    8.54
    38
    33. Appendicitis
    9.93
    6
     
    6.00
    16
    34. Violence
    8.84
    60
     
    11.25
    46
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.23
    34
     
    5.83
    69
    36. Drownings
    6.24
    47
     
    6.89
    40
    37. Skin Disease
    5.57
    29
     
    3.93
    49
    38. Other Neoplasms
    4.63
    20
     
    3.21
    66
    39. Hepatitis B
    4.56
    13
     
    4.13
    20
    40. Suicide
    4.37
    133
     
    4.76
    126
    41. Schistosomiasis
    4.04
    21
     
    2.52
    40
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    3.69
    20
     
    2.78
    51
    43. Stomach Cancer
    3.51
    131
     
    1.48
    168
    44. Syphilis
    3.31
    17
     
    1.76
    38
    45. Tetanus
    3.11
    8
     
    0.62
    44
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.00
    88
     
    3.23
    84
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.94
    155
     
    1.25
    171
    48. Ovary Cancer
    2.88
    137
     
    1.11
    168
    49. Poisonings
    2.77
    51
     
    1.60
    74
    50. Measles
    2.67
    25
     
    4.09
    15
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,464
    13.30
     
    1,699
    12.55
    2. HIV/AIDS
    2,255
    12.17
     
    434
    3.21
    3. Malaria
    1,580
    8.53
     
    1,457
    10.77
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,228
    6.63
     
    672
    4.96
    5. Stroke
    1,050
    5.67
     
    806
    5.96
    6. Birth Trauma
    959
    5.17
     
    704
    5.20
    7. Low Birth Weight
    856
    4.62
     
    664
    4.90
    8. Coronary Heart Disease
    770
    4.16
     
    568
    4.19
    9. Meningitis
    691
    3.73
     
    479
    3.54
    10. Malnutrition
    508
    2.74
     
    245
    1.81
    11. Tuberculosis
    480
    2.59
     
    846
    6.25
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    471
    2.54
     
    349
    2.58
    13. Maternal Conditions
    362
    1.95
     
    343
    2.54
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    360
    1.94
     
    317
    2.34
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    336
    1.81
     
    407
    3.00
    16. Other Injuries
    329
    1.78
     
    289
    2.14
    17. Liver Disease
    301
    1.62
     
    235
    1.73
    18. Epilepsy
    216
    1.17
     
    230
    1.70
    19. Falls
    205
    1.10
     
    194
    1.44
    20. Fires
    192
    1.04
     
    170
    1.25
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    179
    0.97
     
    206
    1.52
    22. Kidney Disease
    172
    0.93
     
    177
    1.31
    23. Anemia
    169
    0.91
     
    120
    0.89
    24. Lung Disease
    166
    0.89
     
    119
    0.88
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    158
    0.85
     
    81
    0.60
    26. Hypertension
    153
    0.82
     
    101
    0.75
    27. Violence
    138
    0.75
     
    180
    1.33
    28. Liver Cancer
    121
    0.65
     
    222
    1.64
    29. Drownings
    110
    0.59
     
    127
    0.94
    30. Asthma
    107
    0.58
     
    89
    0.66
    31. Appendicitis
    101
    0.54
     
    61
    0.45
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    100
    0.54
     
    90
    0.67
    33. Cervical Cancer
    99
    0.53
     
    54
    0.40
    34. Tetanus
    94
    0.50
     
    23
    0.17
    35. Syphilis
    87
    0.47
     
    61
    0.45
    36. Measles
    80
    0.43
     
    115
    0.85
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    76
    0.41
     
    53
    0.39
    38. Breast Cancer
    70
    0.38
     
    17
    0.12
    39. Pertussis
    59
    0.32
     
    72
    0.53
    40. Prostate Cancer
    59
    0.32
     
    16
    0.12
    41. Skin Disease
    52
    0.28
     
    36
    0.27
    42. Suicide
    51
    0.28
     
    58
    0.43
    43. Poisonings
    50
    0.27
     
    32
    0.23
    44. Hepatitis B
    45
    0.24
     
    39
    0.28
    45. Other Neoplasms
    41
    0.22
     
    27
    0.20
    46. Schistosomiasis
    35
    0.19
     
    21
    0.15
    47. Encephalitis
    32
    0.17
     
    22
    0.16
    48. Stomach Cancer
    30
    0.16
     
    10
    0.08
    49. Lymphomas
    28
    0.15
     
    16
    0.12
    50. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    27
    0.15
     
    10
    0.07
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.04
    41
     
    6.24
    147
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.60
    18
     
    15.49
    45
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    98
     
    4.51
    171
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.60
    19
     
    24.45
    5
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.51
    131
     
    1.48
    168
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.94
    155
     
    1.25
    171
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.88
    137
     
    1.11
    168
    8. Lymphomas
    2.45
    138
     
    1.34
    167
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.86
    131
     
    0.77
    170
    10. Lung Cancers
    1.86
    152
     
    2.34
    141
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.69
    100
     
    0.56
    167
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    86
     
    1.77
    75
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    120
     
    0.42
    167
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.30
    136
     
    1.11
    144
    15. Leukemia
    0.77
    166
     
    0.59
    169
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.46
    170
     
    0.72
    155
     
     
     
    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.