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Compare Guyana and Suriname 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
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Suriname SURINAME
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.8
    57.9
    56.3
    71
    75
    73
     
    58.0
    61.7
    59.8
    64
    63
    63
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
     
    61.2
    65.7
    63.4
    66
    66
    65
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
     
    64.0
    69.0
    66.4
    71
    73
    74
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
     
    65.9
    71.0
    68.4
    79
    85
    84
    2000
    59.8
    66.1
    62.9
    129
    121
    123
     
    66.1
    72.2
    69.1
    98
    97
    96
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
     
    67.1
    73.6
    70.3
    105
    104
    104
    2015
    63.9
    68.5
    66.2
    135
    133
    133
     
    68.6
    74.7
    71.6
    101
    106
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Suriname SURINAME
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.9
    68.5
    135
    133
     
    68.6
    74.7
    101
    106
    Age 5
    66.9
    71.0
    138
    136
     
    70.3
    76.1
    104
    106
    Age 10
    67.3
    71.2
    137
    137
     
    70.5
    76.3
    104
    107
    Age 15
    67.6
    71.4
    138
    139
     
    70.6
    76.4
    105
    106
    Age 20
    68.0
    71.6
    139
    139
     
    70.9
    76.7
    105
    106
    Age 25
    68.6
    72.0
    139
    143
     
    71.5
    77.0
    106
    105
    Age 30
    69.3
    72.5
    140
    144
     
    72.0
    77.4
    105
    102
    Age 35
    70.3
    73.1
    138
    144
     
    72.6
    77.8
    103
    99
    Age 40
    71.2
    73.6
    133
    147
     
    73.3
    78.2
    100
    95
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.2
    136
    151
     
    74.1
    78.7
    96
    94
    Age 50
    73.0
    74.8
    142
    155
     
    75.0
    79.3
    96
    93
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.7
    155
    164
     
    76.2
    80.0
    95
    90
    Age 60
    75.5
    76.7
    154
    167
     
    77.6
    80.9
    90
    88
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.3
    160
    170
     
    79.2
    82.0
    88
    89
    Age 70
    79.5
    80.2
    157
    169
     
    81.2
    83.4
    87
    88
    Age 75
    82.1
    82.6
    159
    168
     
    83.6
    85.3
    86
    84
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.5
    160
    164
     
    86.7
    87.9
    77
    83
    Age 85
    88.7
    89.0
    164
    167
     
    90.2
    90.9
    73
    75
    Age 90
    92.7
    92.9
    165
    166
     
    94.0
    94.4
    53
    63
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.1
    157
    168
     
    98.1
    98.3
    37
    46
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.7
    134
    163
     
    102.5
    102.6
    23
    25
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Suriname SURINAME
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    217.39
    14
     
    48.27
    157
    2. Stroke
    186.87
    4
     
    60.21
    118
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    128.59
    3
     
    38.58
    58
    4. Prostate Cancer
    108.33
    1
     
    20.77
    55
    5. Hypertension
    56.26
    3
     
    24.13
    30
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    43.77
    72
     
    20.06
    115
    7. Suicide
    43.22
    1
     
    28.68
    6
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.80
    4
     
    18.25
    80
    9. Liver Disease
    38.89
    12
     
    9.78
    115
    10. Tuberculosis
    26.78
    44
     
    1.91
    115
    11. Cervical Cancer
    26.51
    15
     
    12.22
    63
    12. Violence
    25.73
    17
     
    5.40
    88
    13. Breast Cancer
    24.46
    14
     
    11.20
    128
    14. Kidney Disease
    21.95
    21
     
    13.72
    91
    15. Other Injuries
    16.07
    59
     
    11.38
    89
    16. Malaria
    15.59
    39
     
    0.00
    172
    17. HIV/AIDS
    12.90
    66
     
    16.26
    60
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.50
    33
     
    2.83
    154
    19. Anemia
    11.83
    16
     
    0.83
    77
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    11.16
    46
     
    8.03
    68
    21. Low Birth Weight
    10.81
    67
     
    9.61
    76
    22. Drownings
    10.23
    16
     
    2.37
    108
    23. Lung Disease
    9.96
    149
     
    3.74
    168
    24. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9.62
    66
     
    1.68
    121
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.30
    71
     
    14.88
    43
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    8.48
    91
     
    6.20
    118
    27. Uterin Cancer
    8.29
    2
     
    1.21
    126
    28. Falls
    7.76
    57
     
    1.66
    153
    29. Liver Cancer
    7.21
    58
     
    3.98
    122
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.85
    25
     
    6.04
    40
    31. Birth Trauma
    6.72
    69
     
    3.77
    85
    32. Alcohol
    5.95
    12
     
    1.21
    72
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.87
    43
     
    2.33
    96
    34. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
     
    3.60
    130
    35. Maternal Conditions
    5.50
    50
     
    2.40
    70
    36. Epilepsy
    5.00
    51
     
    2.97
    64
    37. Lung Cancers
    4.94
    130
     
    10.02
    93
    38. Lymphomas
    4.31
    94
     
    4.16
    99
    39. Malnutrition
    4.30
    69
     
    1.26
    103
    40. Fires
    4.20
    64
     
    1.40
    108
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.07
    86
     
    0.19
    170
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.02
    62
     
    0.00
    172
    43. Asthma
    4.02
    89
     
    1.76
    118
    44. Meningitis
    3.92
    65
     
    2.21
    84
    45. Other Neoplasms
    3.66
    50
     
    0.23
    167
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    86
     
    2.65
    98
    47. Drug Use
    3.47
    26
     
    1.81
    60
    48. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    81
     
    0.84
    168
    49. Leukemia
    2.94
    116
     
    2.69
    122
    50. Dengue
    2.80
    3
     
    0.19
    72
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Suriname SURINAME
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    888
    15.71
     
    224
    10.80
    2. Stroke
    751
    13.29
     
    270
    12.98
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    552
    9.76
     
    178
    8.58
    4. Suicide
    277
    4.90
     
    151
    7.28
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    275
    4.86
     
    96
    4.63
    6. Hypertension
    227
    4.03
     
    110
    5.28
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    204
    3.60
     
    95
    4.56
    8. Liver Disease
    202
    3.57
     
    45
    2.15
    9. Violence
    183
    3.24
     
    29
    1.37
    10. Malaria
    123
    2.17
     
    1
    0.03
    11. Tuberculosis
    117
    2.07
     
    9
    0.42
    12. Low Birth Weight
    111
    1.97
     
    51
    2.46
    13. Kidney Disease
    107
    1.90
     
    64
    3.10
    14. Prostate Cancer
    102
    1.81
     
    38
    1.81
    15. Other Injuries
    101
    1.79
     
    57
    2.76
    16. HIV/AIDS
    95
    1.68
     
    86
    4.15
    17. Drownings
    75
    1.32
     
    13
    0.64
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    73
    1.30
     
    33
    1.61
    19. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.26
     
    31
    1.48
    20. Birth Trauma
    69
    1.22
     
    20
    0.95
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    68
    1.21
     
    38
    1.82
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    67
    1.18
     
    13
    0.61
    23. Anemia
    67
    1.18
     
    5
    0.23
    24. Breast Cancer
    65
    1.15
     
    27
    1.32
    25. Diarrhoeal diseases
    64
    1.13
     
    9
    0.45
    26. Maternal Conditions
    41
    0.72
     
    13
    0.60
    27. Lung Disease
    38
    0.68
     
    17
    0.81
    28. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    38
    0.67
     
    66
    3.16
    29. Falls
    37
    0.65
     
    8
    0.38
    30. Alcohol
    35
    0.62
     
    6
    0.29
    31. Epilepsy
    33
    0.58
     
    14
    0.67
    32. Liver Cancer
    32
    0.57
     
    19
    0.91
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    28
    0.50
     
    11
    0.51
    34. Meningitis
    27
    0.48
     
    11
    0.55
    35. Malnutrition
    26
    0.46
     
    6
    0.29
    36. Lymphomas
    25
    0.45
     
    19
    0.90
    37. Stomach Cancer
    23
    0.41
     
    16
    0.77
    38. Fires
    23
    0.41
     
    7
    0.35
    39. Lung Cancers
    22
    0.38
     
    46
    2.21
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    21
    0.37
     
    1
    0.07
    41. Drug Use
    20
    0.36
     
    8
    0.38
    42. Dengue
    20
    0.36
     
    2
    0.10
    43. Asthma
    20
    0.36
     
    9
    0.42
    44. Other Neoplasms
    20
    0.35
     
    1
    0.07
    45. Uterin Cancer
    19
    0.34
     
    2
    0.12
    46. Ovary Cancer
    19
    0.34
     
    15
    0.72
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    16
    0.28
     
    12
    0.59
    48. Leukemia
    15
    0.26
     
    13
    0.61
    49. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14
    0.25
     
    0
    0.02
    50. Oral Cancer
    14
    0.24
     
    5
    0.23
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Suriname SURINAME
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    108.33
    1
     
    20.77
    55
    2. Cervical Cancer
    26.51
    15
     
    12.22
    63
    3. Breast Cancer
    24.46
    14
     
    11.20
    128
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.30
    71
     
    14.88
    43
    5. Uterin Cancer
    8.29
    2
     
    1.21
    126
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.21
    58
     
    3.98
    122
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.85
    25
     
    6.04
    40
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
     
    3.60
    130
    9. Lung Cancers
    4.94
    130
     
    10.02
    93
    10. Lymphomas
    4.31
    94
     
    4.16
    99
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    86
     
    2.65
    98
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    81
     
    0.84
    168
    13. Leukemia
    2.94
    116
     
    2.69
    122
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.55
    86
     
    0.42
    171
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    66
     
    0.24
    165
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.80
    154
     
    0.65
    160
     
     
     
    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.