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Compare Kenya and Nigeria 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
     
      Kenya KENYA   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    48.7
    46.7
    117
    104
    112
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    50.4
    54.6
    52.5
    117
    108
    112
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    56.0
    59.7
    57.8
    116
    116
    115
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    57.4
    61.4
    59.4
    131
    128
    131
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    50.9
    53.8
    52.3
    157
    156
    157
     
    46.1
    47.8
    46.9
    168
    170
    169
    2010
    58.9
    61.7
    60.3
    149
    151
    151
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2015
    61.1
    65.8
    63.4
    148
    147
    149
     
    53.4
    55.6
    54.5
    176
    176
    176
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.1
    65.8
    148
    147
     
    53.4
    55.6
    176
    176
    Age 5
    64.5
    68.9
    158
    152
     
    60.2
    61.8
    179
    179
    Age 10
    65.3
    69.6
    158
    151
     
    61.5
    63.3
    176
    179
    Age 15
    65.8
    70.0
    157
    150
     
    62.3
    64.1
    175
    179
    Age 20
    66.6
    70.6
    156
    149
     
    63.1
    65.0
    175
    179
    Age 25
    67.5
    71.3
    153
    149
     
    64.3
    65.9
    174
    178
    Age 30
    68.5
    72.0
    150
    148
     
    65.5
    67.0
    174
    178
    Age 35
    69.5
    72.8
    148
    149
     
    66.7
    68.2
    175
    178
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.6
    146
    148
     
    68.0
    69.5
    174
    179
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.6
    139
    147
     
    69.4
    70.7
    175
    180
    Age 50
    73.3
    75.5
    135
    148
     
    70.8
    71.9
    176
    181
    Age 55
    74.7
    76.5
    129
    149
     
    72.3
    73.1
    178
    182
    Age 60
    76.2
    77.6
    130
    149
     
    73.9
    74.5
    178
    182
    Age 65
    77.9
    79.0
    130
    149
     
    75.9
    76.2
    180
    182
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.8
    134
    148
     
    78.1
    78.3
    182
    182
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.1
    140
    150
     
    80.8
    81.0
    182
    182
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.9
    142
    148
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.3
    147
    150
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    146
    145
     
    92.1
    92.2
    180
    181
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.4
    139
    142
     
    96.7
    96.8
    179
    181
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    123
    116
     
    101.4
    101.5
    177
    179
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    165.60
    21
     
    234.12
    4
    2. HIV/AIDS
    143.53
    22
     
    170.85
    18
    3. Stroke
    90.97
    87
     
    104.23
    73
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    60.06
    20
     
    66.96
    15
    5. Malnutrition
    56.68
    9
     
    31.20
    31
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    53.61
    149
     
    77.49
    111
    7. Tuberculosis
    34.80
    31
     
    29.12
    38
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    32.39
    72
     
    42.95
    41
    9. Prostate Cancer
    31.38
    20
     
    41.48
    11
    10. Malaria
    28.28
    33
     
    60.46
    13
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.11
    35
     
    35.39
    9
    12. Meningitis
    22.45
    27
     
    41.79
    5
    13. Cervical Cancer
    21.51
    25
     
    20.61
    28
    14. Birth Trauma
    18.91
    25
     
    26.64
    8
    15. Maternal Conditions
    17.55
    30
     
    29.30
    12
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    17.42
    4
     
    0.41
    172
    17. Low Birth Weight
    17.22
    41
     
    29.41
    10
    18. Liver Disease
    16.74
    82
     
    38.60
    13
    19. Breast Cancer
    16.67
    84
     
    28.11
    4
    20. Suicide
    15.58
    29
     
    6.11
    106
    21. Other Injuries
    14.85
    66
     
    20.23
    39
    22. Kidney Disease
    14.24
    85
     
    17.24
    58
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    13.62
    34
     
    15.13
    24
    24. Hypertension
    12.49
    120
     
    13.62
    112
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.01
    37
     
    8.44
    72
    26. Fires
    11.27
    27
     
    21.13
    1
    27. Falls
    11.15
    33
     
    23.54
    5
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    10.32
    44
     
    8.94
    78
    29. Drownings
    9.82
    19
     
    6.79
    42
    30. Stomach Cancer
    9.64
    44
     
    2.35
    156
    31. Epilepsy
    9.64
    27
     
    14.46
    5
    32. Lung Disease
    8.57
    154
     
    16.03
    107
    33. Skin Disease
    7.73
    18
     
    4.36
    44
    34. Oral Cancer
    6.73
    16
     
    1.94
    128
    35. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    6.62
    7
     
    2.05
    33
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.47
    99
     
    3.82
    142
    37. Trypanosomiasis
    6.09
    4
     
    0.00
    172
    38. Violence
    6.05
    80
     
    21.57
    19
    39. Lymphomas
    5.42
    68
     
    4.18
    98
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.10
    93
     
    12.60
    24
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.95
    76
     
    5.52
    70
    42. Ovary Cancer
    4.90
    71
     
    2.86
    138
    43. Schistosomiasis
    4.05
    20
     
    3.57
    24
    44. Asthma
    4.02
    90
     
    8.91
    54
    45. Leukemia
    3.97
    79
     
    1.63
    146
    46. Poisonings
    3.73
    38
     
    2.28
    61
    47. Anemia
    3.38
    34
     
    11.58
    17
    48. Encephalitis
    3.09
    13
     
    2.09
    29
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.92
    79
     
    3.92
    44
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    2.79
    94
     
    2.06
    114
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Kenya KENYA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    54,518
    16.29
     
    217,354
    11.40
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    45,441
    13.58
     
    290,238
    15.22
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23,374
    6.98
     
    130,610
    6.85
    4. Malnutrition
    15,253
    4.56
     
    52,888
    2.77
    5. Birth Trauma
    14,853
    4.44
     
    89,271
    4.68
    6. Stroke
    14,609
    4.37
     
    69,785
    3.66
    7. Low Birth Weight
    13,528
    4.04
     
    98,528
    5.17
    8. Malaria
    11,970
    3.58
     
    180,504
    9.47
    9. Tuberculosis
    9,379
    2.80
     
    26,220
    1.38
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,163
    2.74
     
    53,836
    2.82
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    8,841
    2.64
     
    51,633
    2.71
    12. Meningitis
    8,708
    2.60
     
    75,630
    3.97
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    7,472
    2.23
     
    27,238
    1.43
    14. Maternal Conditions
    6,425
    1.92
     
    40,636
    2.13
    15. Other Injuries
    5,658
    1.69
     
    30,880
    1.62
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,633
    1.68
     
    31,996
    1.68
    17. Suicide
    4,647
    1.39
     
    7,238
    0.38
    18. Fires
    4,567
    1.36
     
    40,911
    2.15
    19. Drownings
    4,348
    1.30
     
    12,227
    0.64
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    4,199
    1.25
     
    22,824
    1.20
    21. Liver Disease
    3,680
    1.10
     
    37,329
    1.96
    22. Epilepsy
    3,613
    1.08
     
    23,311
    1.22
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,094
    0.92
     
    258
    0.01
    24. Kidney Disease
    3,080
    0.92
     
    16,859
    0.88
    25. Falls
    2,865
    0.86
     
    29,792
    1.56
    26. Trypanosomiasis
    2,592
    0.77
     
    0
    0.00
    27. Violence
    2,429
    0.73
     
    34,006
    1.78
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,338
    0.70
     
    8,074
    0.42
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,283
    0.68
     
    7,894
    0.41
    30. Prostate Cancer
    2,047
    0.61
     
    9,629
    0.51
    31. Hypertension
    1,995
    0.60
     
    9,171
    0.48
    32. Breast Cancer
    1,877
    0.56
     
    13,264
    0.70
    33. Skin Disease
    1,705
    0.51
     
    4,356
    0.23
    34. Stomach Cancer
    1,658
    0.50
     
    1,742
    0.09
    35. Syphilis
    1,637
    0.49
     
    10,661
    0.56
    36. Poisonings
    1,630
    0.49
     
    4,091
    0.21
    37. Pertussis
    1,619
    0.48
     
    9,966
    0.52
    38. Lung Disease
    1,572
    0.47
     
    11,291
    0.59
    39. Oral Cancer
    1,359
    0.41
     
    1,702
    0.09
    40. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,278
    0.38
     
    1,651
    0.09
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,242
    0.37
     
    3,104
    0.16
    42. Lymphomas
    1,209
    0.36
     
    3,709
    0.19
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,074
    0.32
     
    5,167
    0.27
    44. Encephalitis
    1,060
    0.32
     
    3,710
    0.19
    45. Leukemia
    1,053
    0.31
     
    1,545
    0.08
    46. Liver Cancer
    1,024
    0.31
     
    11,512
    0.60
    47. Anemia
    980
    0.29
     
    13,999
    0.73
    48. Leishmaniasis
    980
    0.29
     
    1,645
    0.09
    49. Schistosomiasis
    933
    0.28
     
    3,122
    0.16
    50. Asthma
    793
    0.24
     
    8,564
    0.45
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    31.38
    20
     
    41.48
    11
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.51
    25
     
    20.61
    28
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    17.42
    4
     
    0.41
    172
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.67
    84
     
    28.11
    4
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.64
    44
     
    2.35
    156
    6. Oral Cancer
    6.73
    16
     
    1.94
    128
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.47
    99
     
    3.82
    142
    8. Lymphomas
    5.42
    68
     
    4.18
    98
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.10
    93
     
    12.60
    24
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.90
    71
     
    2.86
    138
    11. Leukemia
    3.97
    79
     
    1.63
    146
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.79
    94
     
    2.06
    114
    13. Lung Cancers
    2.53
    140
     
    1.08
    166
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.32
    69
     
    1.74
    97
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    87
     
    0.96
    129
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.11
    137
     
    0.87
    151
     
     
     
    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.