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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, 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
    51.3
    53.0
    52.1
    154
    159
    155
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    55.4
    58.0
    56.7
    166
    166
    166
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    58.4
    61.2
    59.8
    170
    169
    169
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
     
    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
    58.4
    61.2
    170
    169
     
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    64.6
    66.6
    164
    167
     
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    65.4
    67.4
    164
    168
     
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    65.8
    67.8
    164
    169
     
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    66.2
    68.3
    165
    169
     
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    66.7
    68.8
    168
    171
     
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    67.3
    69.5
    170
    174
     
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    68.1
    70.3
    171
    174
     
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.5
    172
    174
     
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    70.6
    72.6
    173
    173
     
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    71.9
    73.6
    173
    174
     
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    73.2
    74.6
    177
    176
     
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    74.6
    75.7
    177
    178
     
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    76.5
    77.2
    178
    178
     
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    78.6
    79.2
    180
    178
     
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    81.3
    81.6
    181
    178
     
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.7
    181
    178
     
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    177
    178
     
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
     
     
    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
    146.18
    13
     
    154.66
    11
    2. Tuberculosis
    145.92
    3
     
    44.67
    39
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    129.92
    68
     
    142.60
    60
    4. HIV/AIDS
    128.66
    14
     
    70.48
    25
    5. Stroke
    123.07
    35
     
    136.82
    26
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    57.58
    29
     
    40.09
    38
    7. Malaria
    40.93
    18
     
    41.05
    17
    8. Liver Disease
    39.28
    21
     
    44.65
    18
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.28
    64
     
    39.32
    59
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.94
    33
     
    43.85
    8
    11. Lung Disease
    26.93
    59
     
    29.20
    51
    12. Birth Trauma
    26.71
    6
     
    18.57
    17
    13. Meningitis
    23.57
    16
     
    24.64
    15
    14. Low Birth Weight
    23.18
    18
     
    19.96
    23
    15. Prostate Cancer
    22.32
    56
     
    6.51
    155
    16. Cervical Cancer
    21.99
    24
     
    16.46
    46
    17. Kidney Disease
    19.80
    63
     
    23.89
    44
    18. Other Injuries
    17.85
    25
     
    20.40
    16
    19. Measles
    17.42
    3
     
    2.42
    23
    20. Asthma
    15.60
    30
     
    15.67
    29
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    15.02
    12
     
    16.26
    9
    22. Maternal Conditions
    14.79
    29
     
    29.65
    12
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.11
    127
     
    18.11
    88
    24. Malnutrition
    13.59
    30
     
    21.61
    14
    25. Breast Cancer
    13.52
    127
     
    4.89
    181
    26. Falls
    13.34
    25
     
    20.11
    6
    27. Liver Cancer
    12.66
    27
     
    24.96
    6
    28. Hypertension
    12.65
    99
     
    14.34
    88
    29. Suicide
    9.31
    103
     
    11.29
    71
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    9.19
    51
     
    10.83
    40
    31. Violence
    9.14
    56
     
    9.75
    51
    32. Drownings
    8.71
    29
     
    6.88
    48
    33. Syphilis
    8.38
    2
     
    3.67
    20
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.57
    31
     
    6.19
    49
    35. Fires
    5.93
    36
     
    7.61
    14
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.80
    14
     
    5.11
    13
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.69
    117
     
    5.72
    88
    38. Other Neoplasms
    4.20
    38
     
    3.37
    70
    39. Epilepsy
    4.12
    40
     
    4.97
    29
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.98
    58
     
    4.66
    40
    41. Encephalitis
    3.77
    1
     
    1.91
    19
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.47
    140
     
    1.71
    178
    43. Lymphomas
    2.99
    136
     
    3.09
    135
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    173
     
    1.31
    182
    45. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    155
     
    1.15
    180
    46. Poisonings
    2.65
    34
     
    2.73
    29
    47. Skin Disease
    2.33
    76
     
    3.11
    56
    48. Hepatitis B
    2.29
    19
     
    2.46
    16
    49. Tetanus
    2.27
    20
     
    1.69
    31
    50. Appendicitis
    2.23
    12
     
    1.89
    16
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guinea-Bissau GUINEA-BISSAU   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,025
    11.83
     
    1,868
    12.75
    2. HIV/AIDS
    1,860
    10.86
     
    1,007
    6.87
    3. Tuberculosis
    1,403
    8.19
     
    392
    2.68
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    992
    5.79
     
    763
    5.21
    5. Stroke
    977
    5.71
     
    925
    6.31
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    969
    5.66
     
    906
    6.19
    7. Birth Trauma
    871
    5.09
     
    767
    5.24
    8. Low Birth Weight
    756
    4.42
     
    825
    5.63
    9. Malaria
    692
    4.04
     
    627
    4.28
    10. Measles
    552
    3.22
     
    83
    0.57
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    495
    2.89
     
    606
    4.14
    12. Meningitis
    437
    2.55
     
    429
    2.93
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    431
    2.52
     
    548
    3.74
    14. Liver Disease
    402
    2.35
     
    394
    2.69
    15. Other Injuries
    305
    1.78
     
    336
    2.29
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    300
    1.75
     
    268
    1.83
    17. Malnutrition
    260
    1.52
     
    437
    2.98
    18. Maternal Conditions
    255
    1.49
     
    500
    3.41
    19. Syphilis
    251
    1.47
     
    136
    0.93
    20. Kidney Disease
    209
    1.22
     
    223
    1.52
    21. Lung Disease
    208
    1.21
     
    190
    1.30
    22. Drownings
    177
    1.03
     
    140
    0.96
    23. Violence
    169
    0.99
     
    181
    1.24
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    161
    0.94
     
    216
    1.47
    25. Asthma
    147
    0.86
     
    129
    0.88
    26. Falls
    128
    0.75
     
    185
    1.26
    27. Liver Cancer
    124
    0.72
     
    241
    1.65
    28. Suicide
    116
    0.68
     
    124
    0.85
    29. Cervical Cancer
    103
    0.60
     
    60
    0.41
    30. Hypertension
    100
    0.58
     
    97
    0.66
    31. Fires
    90
    0.53
     
    110
    0.75
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    88
    0.51
     
    99
    0.68
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    75
    0.44
     
    53
    0.36
    34. Breast Cancer
    70
    0.41
     
    19
    0.13
    35. Encephalitis
    66
    0.39
     
    36
    0.25
    36. Prostate Cancer
    65
    0.38
     
    18
    0.12
    37. Epilepsy
    65
    0.38
     
    75
    0.51
    38. Pertussis
    63
    0.37
     
    74
    0.51
    39. Tetanus
    62
    0.36
     
    37
    0.25
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    52
    0.30
     
    58
    0.40
    41. Poisonings
    52
    0.30
     
    52
    0.35
    42. Schistosomiasis
    48
    0.28
     
    45
    0.31
    43. Other Neoplasms
    42
    0.25
     
    30
    0.20
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    40
    0.23
     
    41
    0.28
    45. Stomach Cancer
    33
    0.19
     
    12
    0.08
    46. Lymphomas
    33
    0.19
     
    27
    0.18
    47. Drug Use
    31
    0.18
     
    43
    0.29
    48. Appendicitis
    30
    0.18
     
    21
    0.14
    49. Hepatitis B
    29
    0.17
     
    28
    0.19
    50. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    28
    0.16
     
    12
    0.08
     
     
    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
    22.32
    56
     
    6.51
    155
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.99
    24
     
    16.46
    46
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.52
    127
     
    4.89
    181
    4. Liver Cancer
    12.66
    27
     
    24.96
    6
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.47
    140
     
    1.71
    178
    6. Lymphomas
    2.99
    136
     
    3.09
    135
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    173
     
    1.31
    182
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    155
     
    1.15
    180
    9. Lung Cancers
    1.82
    163
     
    2.33
    158
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.79
    137
     
    0.42
    182
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    115
     
    0.59
    174
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.29
    130
     
    0.41
    177
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.20
    150
     
    1.15
    154
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.08
    116
     
    1.35
    98
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.56
    174
     
    0.56
    173
    16. Leukemia
    0.54
    181
     
    0.05
    183
     
     
     
    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.