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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare India and Afghanistan 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
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.2
    41.3
    42.3
    121
    145
    135
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2015
    66.9
    69.9
    68.3
    115
    129
    126
     
    59.3
    61.9
    60.5
    159
    161
    161
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.9
    69.9
    115
    129
     
    59.3
    61.9
    159
    161
    Age 5
    70.1
    73.5
    107
    122
     
    65.4
    67.7
    151
    155
    Age 10
    70.4
    73.8
    106
    122
     
    65.9
    68.3
    153
    160
    Age 15
    70.6
    74.0
    106
    122
     
    66.4
    68.8
    153
    159
    Age 20
    70.8
    74.3
    106
    121
     
    67.1
    69.4
    151
    159
    Age 25
    71.3
    74.7
    108
    119
     
    67.9
    70.2
    147
    158
    Age 30
    71.7
    75.1
    108
    119
     
    68.8
    70.9
    146
    156
    Age 35
    72.2
    75.5
    107
    119
     
    69.6
    71.7
    145
    157
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.9
    107
    118
     
    70.4
    72.5
    148
    159
    Age 45
    73.7
    76.3
    103
    119
     
    71.3
    73.3
    157
    163
    Age 50
    74.6
    76.9
    101
    120
     
    72.4
    74.3
    158
    165
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.7
    101
    121
     
    73.7
    75.4
    161
    168
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.6
    100
    120
     
    75.3
    76.7
    161
    169
    Age 65
    78.9
    80.1
    97
    121
     
    77.2
    78.3
    164
    169
    Age 70
    81.2
    82.0
    88
    116
     
    79.4
    80.3
    161
    168
    Age 75
    83.8
    84.5
    77
    104
     
    82.1
    82.7
    158
    164
    Age 80
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    90
     
    85.2
    85.6
    159
    162
    Age 85
    90.4
    90.6
    63
    83
     
    88.8
    89.1
    163
    165
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.3
    39
    73
     
    92.7
    93.0
    163
    164
    Age 95
    98.3
    98.3
    27
    50
     
    97.1
    97.3
    161
    158
    Age 100
    102.6
    102.6
    19
    29
     
    101.7
    101.8
    146
    152
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    138.36
    39
     
    193.21
    20
    2. Lung Disease
    126.99
    1
     
    27.77
    43
    3. Stroke
    104.39
    72
     
    164.46
    14
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    58.80
    22
     
    37.28
    42
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.80
    69
     
    97.78
    44
    6. Falls
    29.36
    2
     
    5.86
    79
    7. Tuberculosis
    27.86
    42
     
    70.41
    13
    8. Low Birth Weight
    27.79
    16
     
    23.21
    22
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.40
    91
     
    32.89
    71
    10. Liver Disease
    21.96
    61
     
    16.50
    83
    11. Kidney Disease
    21.56
    24
     
    13.95
    88
    12. Suicide
    21.21
    12
     
    5.63
    114
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.74
    64
     
    27.82
    23
    14. Other Injuries
    20.07
    41
     
    28.77
    17
    15. Hypertension
    18.52
    67
     
    26.97
    25
    16. Asthma
    17.16
    14
     
    13.62
    22
    17. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
     
    23.03
    20
    18. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
     
    7.55
    92
    19. Birth Trauma
    11.48
    54
     
    19.90
    21
    20. HIV/AIDS
    11.28
    68
     
    1.18
    114
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.39
    14
     
    27.57
    1
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.12
    26
     
    13.11
    17
    23. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
     
    8.41
    11
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.69
    69
     
    7.06
    88
    25. Drownings
    7.90
    32
     
    9.16
    23
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    7.65
    102
     
    10.40
    40
    27. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
     
    7.18
    112
    28. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
     
    15.08
    24
    29. Violence
    5.75
    83
     
    15.45
    27
    30. Hepatitis B
    5.73
    4
     
    0.56
    83
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.68
    90
     
    7.15
    71
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
     
    5.11
    119
    33. Fires
    4.68
    56
     
    7.60
    41
    34. Meningitis
    4.67
    62
     
    13.18
    37
    35. Malnutrition
    4.39
    67
     
    15.46
    41
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
     
    10.59
    13
    37. Maternal Conditions
    4.05
    57
     
    19.58
    25
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
     
    3.72
    101
    39. Poisonings
    3.47
    42
     
    8.21
    6
    40. Epilepsy
    3.42
    58
     
    2.90
    65
    41. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
     
    5.50
    151
    42. Encephalitis
    3.25
    9
     
    3.02
    14
    43. Measles
    3.10
    20
     
    6.34
    10
    44. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
     
    6.08
    71
    45. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
     
    6.47
    41
    46. Malaria
    2.57
    50
     
    0.11
    58
    47. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
     
    2.72
    120
    48. Leishmaniasis
    1.98
    10
     
    0.93
    26
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.77
    41
     
    0.25
    134
    50. Skin Disease
    1.63
    91
     
    3.27
    57
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,215,414
    13.70
     
    20,327
    9.03
    2. Lung Disease
    1,061,863
    11.97
     
    2,874
    1.28
    3. Stroke
    881,702
    9.94
     
    15,467
    6.87
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    586,617
    6.61
     
    15,977
    7.10
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    481,508
    5.43
     
    28,841
    12.81
    6. Low Birth Weight
    380,890
    4.29
     
    12,980
    5.76
    7. Tuberculosis
    269,866
    3.04
     
    11,055
    4.91
    8. Suicide
    258,075
    2.91
     
    1,205
    0.54
    9. Falls
    254,183
    2.87
     
    1,340
    0.60
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    233,070
    2.63
     
    6,448
    2.86
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    227,324
    2.56
     
    3,608
    1.60
    12. Liver Disease
    216,865
    2.44
     
    2,488
    1.10
    13. Other Injuries
    209,605
    2.36
     
    7,932
    3.52
    14. Kidney Disease
    203,467
    2.29
     
    2,380
    1.06
    15. Hypertension
    158,334
    1.79
     
    2,762
    1.23
    16. Birth Trauma
    157,397
    1.77
     
    11,130
    4.94
    17. Asthma
    151,877
    1.71
     
    1,658
    0.74
    18. HIV/AIDS
    135,187
    1.52
     
    252
    0.11
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    104,200
    1.17
     
    4,167
    1.85
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    99,262
    1.12
     
    3,831
    1.70
    21. Drownings
    94,319
    1.06
     
    3,239
    1.44
    22. Oral Cancer
    87,710
    0.99
     
    1,070
    0.48
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85,487
    0.96
     
    1,779
    0.79
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    81,742
    0.92
     
    1,094
    0.49
    25. Breast Cancer
    70,196
    0.79
     
    1,692
    0.75
    26. Violence
    67,642
    0.76
     
    3,965
    1.76
    27. Cervical Cancer
    67,503
    0.76
     
    569
    0.25
    28. Lung Cancers
    63,762
    0.72
     
    852
    0.38
    29. Hepatitis B
    61,937
    0.70
     
    83
    0.04
    30. Stomach Cancer
    58,992
    0.67
     
    1,677
    0.74
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    55,358
    0.62
     
    1,870
    0.83
    32. Meningitis
    55,292
    0.62
     
    4,593
    2.04
    33. Fires
    55,292
    0.62
     
    2,193
    0.97
    34. Maternal Conditions
    51,282
    0.58
     
    4,552
    2.02
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    48,576
    0.55
     
    709
    0.31
    36. Malnutrition
    45,256
    0.51
     
    4,132
    1.83
    37. Measles
    42,347
    0.48
     
    3,526
    1.57
    38. Poisonings
    39,760
    0.45
     
    2,196
    0.98
    39. Epilepsy
    39,097
    0.44
     
    636
    0.28
    40. Encephalitis
    39,092
    0.44
     
    1,208
    0.54
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    38,686
    0.44
     
    1,216
    0.54
    42. Malaria
    28,418
    0.32
     
    26
    0.01
    43. Leukemia
    27,392
    0.31
     
    699
    0.31
    44. Lymphomas
    27,089
    0.31
     
    1,118
    0.50
    45. Liver Cancer
    26,788
    0.30
     
    723
    0.32
    46. Leishmaniasis
    23,754
    0.27
     
    324
    0.14
    47. Tetanus
    20,082
    0.23
     
    1,374
    0.61
    48. Ovary Cancer
    19,460
    0.22
     
    264
    0.12
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    14,952
    0.17
     
    26
    0.01
    50. Skin Disease
    14,258
    0.16
     
    554
    0.25
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
     
    23.03
    20
    2. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
     
    7.55
    92
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
     
    8.41
    11
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
     
    7.18
    112
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
     
    15.08
    24
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
     
    5.11
    119
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
     
    10.59
    13
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
     
    3.72
    101
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
     
    5.50
    151
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
     
    6.08
    71
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
     
    6.47
    41
    12. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
     
    2.72
    120
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.18
    139
     
    1.49
    129
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.07
    139
     
    3.00
    58
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.98
    150
     
    4.50
    18
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.18
    171
     
    1.25
    115
     
     
     
    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.