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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, 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
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
     
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    109
    105
    107
    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
    102
    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
    24
     
     
    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
    207.86
    24
     
    118.55
    89
    2. Stroke
    140.94
    19
     
    120.46
    40
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    98.82
    8
     
    51.87
    36
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56.31
    68
     
    36.69
    88
    5. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
     
    28.46
    33
    6. Hypertension
    43.24
    3
     
    17.75
    59
    7. Suicide
    30.33
    2
     
    27.03
    5
    8. HIV/AIDS
    28.95
    41
     
    26.73
    44
    9. Lung Disease
    25.70
    69
     
    13.41
    154
    10. Kidney Disease
    23.71
    45
     
    34.50
    18
    11. Liver Disease
    23.25
    60
     
    17.62
    82
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    22.92
    6
     
    6.14
    84
    13. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
     
    16.19
    50
    14. Other Injuries
    22.16
    10
     
    11.64
    59
    15. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
     
    15.18
    112
    16. Violence
    20.04
    18
     
    10.75
    43
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.68
    39
     
    9.31
    74
    18. Tuberculosis
    16.15
    62
     
    2.80
    106
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.88
    101
     
    19.14
    88
    20. Drownings
    15.23
    4
     
    5.84
    63
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12.62
    62
     
    3.14
    95
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    41
     
    9.52
    72
    23. Anemia
    11.32
    15
     
    0.01
    169
    24. Birth Trauma
    11.15
    49
     
    4.23
    80
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.74
    29
     
    8.71
    46
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
     
    12.60
    56
    27. Malnutrition
    6.91
    50
     
    2.27
    84
    28. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
     
    1.17
    144
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.32
    46
     
    5.10
    62
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
     
    6.41
    30
    31. Asthma
    4.43
    91
     
    2.93
    108
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
     
    13.90
    85
    33. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
     
    7.25
    55
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.88
    48
     
    0.32
    173
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
     
    5.06
    67
    36. Epilepsy
    3.13
    53
     
    2.72
    60
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
     
    5.00
    108
    38. Malaria
    3.06
    44
     
    0.00
    164
    39. Alcohol
    3.05
    33
     
    1.97
    72
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.97
    173
     
    22.19
    53
    41. Fires
    2.94
    70
     
    2.43
    74
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2.88
    64
     
    3.09
    62
    43. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
     
    4.15
    78
    44. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
     
    7.06
    36
    45. Falls
    2.08
    168
     
    4.05
    117
    46. Encephalitis
    1.92
    17
     
    1.01
    61
    47. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
     
    2.35
    111
    48. Drug Use
    1.59
    70
     
    1.29
    93
    49. Meningitis
    1.48
    84
     
    2.01
    75
    50. Syphilis
    1.23
    51
     
    0.46
    79
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Suriname SURINAME
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,090
    18.90
     
    571
    16.19
    2. Stroke
    711
    12.33
     
    572
    16.22
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    540
    9.36
     
    250
    7.09
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    306
    5.31
     
    177
    5.02
    5. Hypertension
    225
    3.90
     
    84
    2.38
    6. Suicide
    222
    3.85
     
    145
    4.11
    7. HIV/AIDS
    212
    3.68
     
    146
    4.14
    8. Liver Disease
    154
    2.67
     
    90
    2.55
    9. Other Injuries
    144
    2.50
     
    60
    1.70
    10. Violence
    144
    2.50
     
    58
    1.64
    11. Kidney Disease
    136
    2.36
     
    169
    4.79
    12. Low Birth Weight
    126
    2.18
     
    50
    1.42
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    126
    2.18
     
    31
    0.88
    14. Lung Disease
    126
    2.18
     
    64
    1.81
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    2.05
     
    102
    2.89
    16. Drownings
    113
    1.96
     
    31
    0.88
    17. Tuberculosis
    105
    1.82
     
    14
    0.40
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    1.58
     
    52
    1.47
    19. Prostate Cancer
    89
    1.54
     
    55
    1.56
    20. Birth Trauma
    84
    1.46
     
    23
    0.65
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82
    1.42
     
    16
    0.45
    22. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.23
     
    43
    1.22
    23. Breast Cancer
    68
    1.18
     
    40
    1.13
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    66
    1.14
     
    43
    1.22
    25. Anemia
    62
    1.08
     
    0
    0.00
    26. Malnutrition
    40
    0.69
     
    11
    0.31
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.64
     
    60
    1.70
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    35
    0.61
     
    25
    0.71
    29. Asthma
    26
    0.45
     
    15
    0.43
    30. Lung Cancers
    24
    0.42
     
    67
    1.90
    31. Other Neoplasms
    24
    0.42
     
    2
    0.06
    32. Malaria
    23
    0.40
     
    0
    0.00
    33. Liver Cancer
    23
    0.40
     
    36
    1.02
    34. Maternal Conditions
    21
    0.36
     
    17
    0.48
    35. Alcohol
    21
    0.36
     
    10
    0.28
    36. Epilepsy
    21
    0.36
     
    14
    0.40
    37. Fires
    21
    0.36
     
    12
    0.34
    38. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    3
    0.09
    39. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    17
    0.48
    40. Leukemia
    20
    0.35
     
    21
    0.60
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    18
    0.31
     
    25
    0.71
    42. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.28
     
    24
    0.68
    43. Lymphomas
    16
    0.28
     
    35
    0.99
    44. Encephalitis
    14
    0.24
     
    5
    0.14
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.23
     
    101
    2.86
    46. Falls
    13
    0.23
     
    20
    0.57
    47. Meningitis
    11
    0.19
     
    11
    0.31
    48. Oral Cancer
    11
    0.19
     
    12
    0.34
    49. Drug Use
    11
    0.19
     
    7
    0.20
    50. Syphilis
    9
    0.16
     
    2
    0.06
     
     
    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
    44.40
    13
     
    28.46
    33
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
     
    16.19
    50
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
     
    15.18
    112
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
     
    12.60
    56
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
     
    1.17
    144
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
     
    6.41
    30
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
     
    13.90
    85
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
     
    7.25
    55
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
     
    5.06
    67
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
     
    5.00
    108
    11. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
     
    4.15
    78
    12. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
     
    7.06
    36
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
     
    2.35
    111
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.78
    161
     
    1.09
    151
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.57
    177
     
    1.60
    113
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.00
    183
     
    0.81
    136
     
     
     
    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.