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Compare India and Ghana 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   Ghana GHANA
           
    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
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2015
    66.9
    69.9
    68.3
    115
    129
    126
     
    61.0
    63.9
    62.4
    149
    155
    153
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.9
    69.9
    115
    129
     
    61.0
    63.9
    149
    155
    Age 5
    70.1
    73.5
    107
    122
     
    65.3
    67.7
    153
    157
    Age 10
    70.4
    73.8
    106
    122
     
    66.1
    68.5
    151
    156
    Age 15
    70.6
    74.0
    106
    122
     
    66.6
    69.0
    151
    157
    Age 20
    70.8
    74.3
    106
    121
     
    67.3
    69.5
    145
    156
    Age 25
    71.3
    74.7
    108
    119
     
    68.2
    70.2
    143
    157
    Age 30
    71.7
    75.1
    108
    119
     
    69.0
    70.9
    144
    157
    Age 35
    72.2
    75.5
    107
    119
     
    69.9
    71.7
    143
    158
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.9
    107
    118
     
    70.8
    72.5
    144
    158
    Age 45
    73.7
    76.3
    103
    119
     
    71.7
    73.4
    142
    162
    Age 50
    74.6
    76.9
    101
    120
     
    72.8
    74.3
    151
    166
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.7
    101
    121
     
    74.0
    75.3
    154
    171
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.6
    100
    120
     
    75.4
    76.4
    159
    173
    Age 65
    78.9
    80.1
    97
    121
     
    77.1
    77.8
    166
    175
    Age 70
    81.2
    82.0
    88
    116
     
    79.1
    79.6
    172
    175
    Age 75
    83.8
    84.5
    77
    104
     
    81.6
    81.9
    175
    175
    Age 80
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    90
     
    84.6
    84.8
    175
    178
    Age 85
    90.4
    90.6
    63
    83
     
    88.2
    88.4
    176
    177
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.3
    39
    73
     
    92.3
    92.5
    175
    175
    Age 95
    98.3
    98.3
    27
    50
     
    96.8
    97.0
    175
    175
    Age 100
    102.6
    102.6
    19
    29
     
    101.5
    101.6
    174
    175
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    138.36
    39
     
    96.73
    75
    2. Lung Disease
    126.99
    1
     
    15.53
    111
    3. Stroke
    104.39
    72
     
    149.38
    24
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    58.80
    22
     
    29.83
    45
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.80
    69
     
    127.53
    31
    6. Falls
    29.36
    2
     
    14.32
    21
    7. Tuberculosis
    27.86
    42
     
    10.65
    68
    8. Low Birth Weight
    27.79
    16
     
    19.23
    36
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.40
    91
     
    36.81
    60
    10. Liver Disease
    21.96
    61
     
    33.79
    19
    11. Kidney Disease
    21.56
    24
     
    15.74
    74
    12. Suicide
    21.21
    12
     
    2.97
    152
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.74
    64
     
    24.60
    38
    14. Other Injuries
    20.07
    41
     
    13.87
    71
    15. Hypertension
    18.52
    67
     
    20.93
    50
    16. Asthma
    17.16
    14
     
    7.53
    68
    17. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
     
    12.01
    121
    18. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
     
    20.71
    27
    19. Birth Trauma
    11.48
    54
     
    17.73
    33
    20. HIV/AIDS
    11.28
    68
     
    49.90
    34
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.39
    14
     
    5.03
    74
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.12
    26
     
    9.55
    24
    23. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
     
    2.50
    98
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.69
    69
     
    12.21
    36
    25. Drownings
    7.90
    32
     
    4.80
    72
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    7.65
    102
     
    10.66
    34
    27. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
     
    2.27
    143
    28. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
     
    2.91
    143
    29. Violence
    5.75
    83
     
    5.53
    86
    30. Hepatitis B
    5.73
    4
     
    4.52
    14
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.68
    90
     
    14.41
    28
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
     
    3.54
    147
    33. Fires
    4.68
    56
     
    4.98
    53
    34. Meningitis
    4.67
    62
     
    27.58
    19
    35. Malnutrition
    4.39
    67
     
    32.09
    29
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
     
    0.48
    168
    37. Maternal Conditions
    4.05
    57
     
    13.59
    39
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
     
    3.33
    123
    39. Poisonings
    3.47
    42
     
    2.08
    63
    40. Epilepsy
    3.42
    58
     
    11.36
    18
    41. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
     
    15.84
    94
    42. Encephalitis
    3.25
    9
     
    1.57
    37
    43. Measles
    3.10
    20
     
    2.04
    34
    44. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
     
    12.61
    23
    45. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
     
    3.76
    112
    46. Malaria
    2.57
    50
     
    61.63
    11
    47. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
     
    1.05
    161
    48. Leishmaniasis
    1.98
    10
     
    0.80
    28
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.77
    41
     
    2.35
    23
    50. Skin Disease
    1.63
    91
     
    3.62
    53
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      India INDIA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,215,414
    13.70
     
    12,125
    6.48
    2. Lung Disease
    1,061,863
    11.97
     
    1,930
    1.03
    3. Stroke
    881,702
    9.94
     
    18,258
    9.75
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    586,617
    6.61
     
    7,589
    4.05
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    481,508
    5.43
     
    22,387
    11.96
    6. Low Birth Weight
    380,890
    4.29
     
    7,876
    4.21
    7. Tuberculosis
    269,866
    3.04
     
    1,735
    0.93
    8. Suicide
    258,075
    2.91
     
    577
    0.31
    9. Falls
    254,183
    2.87
     
    2,626
    1.40
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    233,070
    2.63
     
    5,540
    2.96
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    227,324
    2.56
     
    4,832
    2.58
    12. Liver Disease
    216,865
    2.44
     
    5,477
    2.92
    13. Other Injuries
    209,605
    2.36
     
    3,068
    1.64
    14. Kidney Disease
    203,467
    2.29
     
    2,469
    1.32
    15. Hypertension
    158,334
    1.79
     
    2,539
    1.36
    16. Birth Trauma
    157,397
    1.77
     
    7,261
    3.88
    17. Asthma
    151,877
    1.71
     
    1,169
    0.62
    18. HIV/AIDS
    135,187
    1.52
     
    10,343
    5.52
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    104,200
    1.17
     
    4,130
    2.21
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    99,262
    1.12
     
    779
    0.42
    21. Drownings
    94,319
    1.06
     
    1,248
    0.67
    22. Oral Cancer
    87,710
    0.99
     
    333
    0.18
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85,487
    0.96
     
    1,350
    0.72
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    81,742
    0.92
     
    1,833
    0.98
    25. Breast Cancer
    70,196
    0.79
     
    1,013
    0.54
    26. Violence
    67,642
    0.76
     
    1,456
    0.78
    27. Cervical Cancer
    67,503
    0.76
     
    1,549
    0.83
    28. Lung Cancers
    63,762
    0.72
     
    311
    0.17
    29. Hepatitis B
    61,937
    0.70
     
    755
    0.40
    30. Stomach Cancer
    58,992
    0.67
     
    433
    0.23
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    55,358
    0.62
     
    3,127
    1.67
    32. Meningitis
    55,292
    0.62
     
    6,310
    3.37
    33. Fires
    55,292
    0.62
     
    1,333
    0.71
    34. Maternal Conditions
    51,282
    0.58
     
    3,117
    1.66
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    48,576
    0.55
     
    447
    0.24
    36. Malnutrition
    45,256
    0.51
     
    6,182
    3.30
    37. Measles
    42,347
    0.48
     
    771
    0.41
    38. Poisonings
    39,760
    0.45
     
    549
    0.29
    39. Epilepsy
    39,097
    0.44
     
    2,651
    1.42
    40. Encephalitis
    39,092
    0.44
     
    308
    0.16
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    38,686
    0.44
     
    72
    0.04
    42. Malaria
    28,418
    0.32
     
    17,422
    9.30
    43. Leukemia
    27,392
    0.31
     
    185
    0.10
    44. Lymphomas
    27,089
    0.31
     
    558
    0.30
    45. Liver Cancer
    26,788
    0.30
     
    1,855
    0.99
    46. Leishmaniasis
    23,754
    0.27
     
    225
    0.12
    47. Tetanus
    20,082
    0.23
     
    255
    0.14
    48. Ovary Cancer
    19,460
    0.22
     
    272
    0.15
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    14,952
    0.17
     
    321
    0.17
    50. Skin Disease
    14,258
    0.16
     
    549
    0.29
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
     
    12.01
    121
    2. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
     
    20.71
    27
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
     
    2.50
    98
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
     
    2.27
    143
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
     
    2.91
    143
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
     
    3.54
    147
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
     
    0.48
    168
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
     
    3.33
    123
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
     
    15.84
    94
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
     
    12.61
    23
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
     
    3.76
    112
    12. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
     
    1.05
    161
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.18
    139
     
    1.32
    135
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.07
    139
     
    1.54
    108
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.98
    150
     
    1.19
    128
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.18
    171
     
    1.21
    118
     
     
     
    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.