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Compare India and Laos 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   Laos LAOS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2015
    66.9
    69.9
    68.3
    115
    129
    126
     
    64.1
    67.2
    65.7
    133
    138
    139
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.9
    69.9
    115
    129
     
    64.1
    67.2
    133
    138
    Age 5
    70.1
    73.5
    107
    122
     
    69.0
    71.5
    116
    134
    Age 10
    70.4
    73.8
    106
    122
     
    69.3
    71.8
    116
    134
    Age 15
    70.6
    74.0
    106
    122
     
    69.6
    72.1
    116
    135
    Age 20
    70.8
    74.3
    106
    121
     
    70.0
    72.4
    115
    135
    Age 25
    71.3
    74.7
    108
    119
     
    70.5
    72.8
    116
    135
    Age 30
    71.7
    75.1
    108
    119
     
    71.0
    73.2
    116
    137
    Age 35
    72.2
    75.5
    107
    119
     
    71.4
    73.7
    118
    137
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.9
    107
    118
     
    72.0
    74.2
    120
    141
    Age 45
    73.7
    76.3
    103
    119
     
    72.6
    74.9
    123
    144
    Age 50
    74.6
    76.9
    101
    120
     
    73.4
    75.6
    129
    146
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.7
    101
    121
     
    74.5
    76.5
    134
    148
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.6
    100
    120
     
    75.9
    77.6
    138
    148
    Age 65
    78.9
    80.1
    97
    121
     
    77.7
    79.0
    142
    148
    Age 70
    81.2
    82.0
    88
    116
     
    79.8
    80.8
    143
    149
    Age 75
    83.8
    84.5
    77
    104
     
    82.4
    83.0
    142
    155
    Age 80
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    90
     
    85.4
    85.8
    144
    154
    Age 85
    90.4
    90.6
    63
    83
     
    88.9
    89.2
    152
    159
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.3
    39
    73
     
    92.8
    93.1
    154
    158
    Age 95
    98.3
    98.3
    27
    50
     
    97.1
    97.3
    160
    157
    Age 100
    102.6
    102.6
    19
    29
     
    101.6
    101.8
    165
    153
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    138.36
    39
     
    135.32
    41
    2. Lung Disease
    126.99
    1
     
    34.40
    23
    3. Stroke
    104.39
    72
     
    123.84
    49
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    58.80
    22
     
    27.96
    49
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.80
    69
     
    103.64
    39
    6. Falls
    29.36
    2
     
    5.76
    80
    7. Tuberculosis
    27.86
    42
     
    17.90
    52
    8. Low Birth Weight
    27.79
    16
     
    17.45
    39
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.40
    91
     
    27.80
    84
    10. Liver Disease
    21.96
    61
     
    15.22
    90
    11. Kidney Disease
    21.56
    24
     
    17.30
    56
    12. Suicide
    21.21
    12
     
    8.54
    86
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.74
    64
     
    21.84
    55
    14. Other Injuries
    20.07
    41
     
    19.68
    42
    15. Hypertension
    18.52
    67
     
    20.37
    55
    16. Asthma
    17.16
    14
     
    25.90
    5
    17. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
     
    9.91
    146
    18. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
     
    7.81
    85
    19. Birth Trauma
    11.48
    54
     
    18.95
    24
    20. HIV/AIDS
    11.28
    68
     
    6.82
    77
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.39
    14
     
    10.04
    19
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.12
    26
     
    9.05
    27
    23. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
     
    4.08
    63
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.69
    69
     
    5.53
    112
    25. Drownings
    7.90
    32
     
    5.69
    55
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    7.65
    102
     
    9.07
    74
    27. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
     
    12.94
    82
    28. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
     
    2.46
    154
    29. Violence
    5.75
    83
     
    6.66
    75
    30. Hepatitis B
    5.73
    4
     
    0.22
    111
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.68
    90
     
    2.40
    142
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
     
    7.39
    85
    33. Fires
    4.68
    56
     
    3.64
    69
    34. Meningitis
    4.67
    62
     
    6.65
    51
    35. Malnutrition
    4.39
    67
     
    9.20
    49
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
     
    0.68
    157
    37. Maternal Conditions
    4.05
    57
     
    7.20
    47
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
     
    4.34
    82
    39. Poisonings
    3.47
    42
     
    0.98
    102
    40. Epilepsy
    3.42
    58
     
    1.65
    97
    41. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
     
    3.52
    157
    42. Encephalitis
    3.25
    9
     
    0.69
    60
    43. Measles
    3.10
    20
     
    0.05
    82
    44. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
     
    55.58
    2
    45. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
     
    4.34
    90
    46. Malaria
    2.57
    50
     
    5.09
    46
    47. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
     
    3.77
    91
    48. Leishmaniasis
    1.98
    10
     
    0.00
    172
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.77
    41
     
    0.37
    110
    50. Skin Disease
    1.63
    91
     
    1.93
    83
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      India INDIA   Laos LAOS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,215,414
    13.70
     
    4,441
    10.60
    2. Lung Disease
    1,061,863
    11.97
     
    1,104
    2.63
    3. Stroke
    881,702
    9.94
     
    4,006
    9.56
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    586,617
    6.61
     
    2,089
    4.98
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    481,508
    5.43
     
    5,250
    12.53
    6. Low Birth Weight
    380,890
    4.29
     
    1,694
    4.04
    7. Tuberculosis
    269,866
    3.04
     
    707
    1.69
    8. Suicide
    258,075
    2.91
     
    422
    1.01
    9. Falls
    254,183
    2.87
     
    247
    0.59
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    233,070
    2.63
     
    1,288
    3.07
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    227,324
    2.56
     
    938
    2.24
    12. Liver Disease
    216,865
    2.44
     
    594
    1.42
    13. Other Injuries
    209,605
    2.36
     
    1,167
    2.79
    14. Kidney Disease
    203,467
    2.29
     
    632
    1.51
    15. Hypertension
    158,334
    1.79
     
    673
    1.61
    16. Birth Trauma
    157,397
    1.77
     
    1,839
    4.39
    17. Asthma
    151,877
    1.71
     
    911
    2.17
    18. HIV/AIDS
    135,187
    1.52
     
    425
    1.01
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    104,200
    1.17
     
    817
    1.95
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    99,262
    1.12
     
    390
    0.93
    21. Drownings
    94,319
    1.06
     
    394
    0.94
    22. Oral Cancer
    87,710
    0.99
     
    153
    0.36
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85,487
    0.96
     
    313
    0.75
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    81,742
    0.92
     
    219
    0.52
    25. Breast Cancer
    70,196
    0.79
     
    219
    0.52
    26. Violence
    67,642
    0.76
     
    390
    0.93
    27. Cervical Cancer
    67,503
    0.76
     
    167
    0.40
    28. Lung Cancers
    63,762
    0.72
     
    470
    1.12
    29. Hepatitis B
    61,937
    0.70
     
    9
    0.02
    30. Stomach Cancer
    58,992
    0.67
     
    92
    0.22
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    55,358
    0.62
     
    108
    0.26
    32. Meningitis
    55,292
    0.62
     
    476
    1.13
    33. Fires
    55,292
    0.62
     
    196
    0.47
    34. Maternal Conditions
    51,282
    0.58
     
    424
    1.01
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    48,576
    0.55
     
    267
    0.64
    36. Malnutrition
    45,256
    0.51
     
    393
    0.94
    37. Measles
    42,347
    0.48
     
    3
    0.01
    38. Poisonings
    39,760
    0.45
     
    64
    0.15
    39. Epilepsy
    39,097
    0.44
     
    92
    0.22
    40. Encephalitis
    39,092
    0.44
     
    52
    0.12
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    38,686
    0.44
     
    25
    0.06
    42. Malaria
    28,418
    0.32
     
    292
    0.70
    43. Leukemia
    27,392
    0.31
     
    203
    0.49
    44. Lymphomas
    27,089
    0.31
     
    171
    0.41
    45. Liver Cancer
    26,788
    0.30
     
    2,021
    4.82
    46. Leishmaniasis
    23,754
    0.27
     
    0
    0.00
    47. Tetanus
    20,082
    0.23
     
    88
    0.21
    48. Ovary Cancer
    19,460
    0.22
     
    92
    0.22
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    14,952
    0.17
     
    13
    0.03
    50. Skin Disease
    14,258
    0.16
     
    75
    0.18
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
     
    9.91
    146
    2. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
     
    7.81
    85
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
     
    4.08
    63
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
     
    12.94
    82
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
     
    2.46
    154
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
     
    7.39
    85
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
     
    0.68
    157
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
     
    4.34
    82
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
     
    3.52
    157
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
     
    55.58
    2
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
     
    4.34
    90
    12. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
     
    3.77
    91
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.18
    139
     
    1.05
    145
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.07
    139
     
    1.50
    112
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.98
    150
     
    1.42
    114
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.18
    171
     
    0.87
    132
     
     
     
    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.