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Compare Lesotho and Swaziland 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
     
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Swaziland SWAZILAND
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.9
    48.3
    46.6
    115
    111
    114
     
    42.4
    46.3
    44.3
    125
    118
    121
    1970
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
     
    46.4
    50.3
    48.3
    131
    127
    130
    1980
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
     
    52.4
    56.3
    54.3
    129
    126
    130
    1990
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
     
    56.0
    60.3
    58.1
    137
    132
    135
    2000
    47.1
    50.5
    48.8
    166
    163
    166
     
    46.3
    49.7
    48.0
    167
    167
    167
    2010
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
     
    51.5
    55.7
    53.6
    173
    171
    172
    2015
    51.7
    55.4
    53.7
    179
    177
    178
     
    56.6
    61.1
    58.9
    170
    164
    167
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Swaziland SWAZILAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    51.7
    55.4
    179
    177
     
    56.6
    61.1
    170
    164
    Age 5
    57.2
    60.4
    182
    181
     
    60.5
    64.7
    177
    171
    Age 10
    57.7
    60.8
    182
    182
     
    61.1
    65.1
    179
    173
    Age 15
    58.1
    61.1
    183
    182
     
    61.4
    65.5
    179
    174
    Age 20
    58.6
    61.6
    183
    182
     
    62.0
    66.0
    180
    175
    Age 25
    59.2
    62.3
    183
    182
     
    62.7
    66.9
    181
    174
    Age 30
    60.3
    63.5
    183
    183
     
    63.8
    68.1
    180
    174
    Age 35
    61.8
    65.3
    183
    182
     
    65.2
    69.7
    180
    174
    Age 40
    64.2
    67.9
    183
    182
     
    67.1
    71.3
    179
    173
    Age 45
    67.0
    70.5
    183
    181
     
    69.0
    72.8
    176
    171
    Age 50
    69.8
    72.8
    182
    179
     
    70.9
    74.2
    174
    169
    Age 55
    72.3
    74.8
    177
    176
     
    72.8
    75.5
    172
    166
    Age 60
    74.6
    76.6
    173
    172
     
    74.8
    76.9
    171
    164
    Age 65
    76.9
    78.4
    172
    165
     
    76.9
    78.6
    169
    162
    Age 70
    79.3
    80.5
    166
    163
     
    79.3
    80.5
    165
    161
    Age 75
    82.1
    82.9
    162
    157
     
    82.1
    82.9
    161
    159
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.8
    156
    157
     
    85.3
    85.8
    154
    156
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.2
    158
    160
     
    88.9
    89.2
    144
    158
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.0
    158
    161
     
    92.9
    93.0
    131
    159
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    154
    162
     
    97.2
    97.3
    121
    160
    Age 100
    101.6
    101.8
    155
    160
     
    101.8
    101.8
    113
    155
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Swaziland SWAZILAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    761.77
    1
     
    537.97
    2
    2. Stroke
    134.31
    38
     
    103.48
    75
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    107.01
    36
     
    99.20
    42
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    71.36
    14
     
    69.32
    15
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.18
    137
     
    62.63
    135
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    52.61
    29
     
    43.26
    39
    7. Lung Disease
    51.41
    10
     
    49.48
    11
    8. Other Injuries
    45.17
    1
     
    37.87
    5
    9. Violence
    41.91
    6
     
    35.51
    9
    10. Hypertension
    38.92
    9
     
    39.53
    8
    11. Low Birth Weight
    31.32
    7
     
    21.73
    26
    12. Birth Trauma
    28.37
    5
     
    18.72
    27
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.94
    30
     
    18.31
    79
    14. Cervical Cancer
    25.70
    16
     
    33.87
    7
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    24.13
    8
     
    22.61
    10
    16. Asthma
    23.08
    7
     
    20.29
    10
    17. Tuberculosis
    22.75
    47
     
    94.78
    8
    18. Kidney Disease
    19.09
    43
     
    18.88
    45
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    15.78
    22
     
    24.17
    6
    20. Maternal Conditions
    15.47
    32
     
    11.27
    43
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    14.83
    7
     
    5.76
    32
    22. Prostate Cancer
    13.69
    106
     
    17.01
    83
    23. Liver Disease
    13.66
    98
     
    27.07
    37
    24. Fires
    13.35
    14
     
    11.59
    26
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    12.50
    8
     
    12.00
    17
    26. Epilepsy
    8.97
    29
     
    8.15
    34
    27. Meningitis
    8.01
    46
     
    6.75
    49
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.88
    37
     
    7.10
    51
    29. Malnutrition
    6.42
    60
     
    3.17
    77
    30. Drownings
    6.39
    45
     
    4.98
    69
    31. Suicide
    6.01
    110
     
    6.09
    107
    32. Liver Cancer
    5.96
    72
     
    9.89
    35
    33. Skin Disease
    5.44
    31
     
    4.42
    43
    34. Breast Cancer
    5.04
    168
     
    5.67
    166
    35. Drug Use
    4.95
    9
     
    4.65
    12
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.90
    50
     
    5.45
    44
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.36
    72
     
    2.56
    91
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    71
     
    3.85
    47
    39. Schistosomiasis
    2.88
    34
     
    2.19
    42
    40. Anemia
    2.77
    41
     
    1.66
    61
    41. Syphilis
    2.64
    25
     
    1.38
    49
    42. Measles
    2.63
    26
     
    0.23
    57
    43. Lung Cancers
    2.62
    139
     
    2.99
    134
    44. Poisonings
    2.51
    56
     
    2.46
    58
    45. Tetanus
    2.23
    12
     
    0.69
    39
    46. Oral Cancer
    2.07
    118
     
    1.95
    126
    47. Pertussis
    1.92
    53
     
    2.22
    25
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.88
    169
     
    1.98
    168
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.88
    39
     
    1.69
    44
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.84
    86
     
    2.36
    67
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Swaziland SWAZILAND
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    11,958
    44.15
     
    5,430
    40.24
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,719
    6.35
     
    937
    6.94
    3. Stroke
    1,509
    5.57
     
    580
    4.30
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    947
    3.50
     
    489
    3.62
    5. Low Birth Weight
    912
    3.37
     
    412
    3.05
    6. Birth Trauma
    826
    3.05
     
    355
    2.63
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    810
    2.99
     
    404
    2.99
    8. Other Injuries
    807
    2.98
     
    416
    3.08
    9. Violence
    795
    2.94
     
    414
    3.07
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    684
    2.52
     
    348
    2.58
    11. Lung Disease
    575
    2.12
     
    268
    1.99
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    486
    1.79
     
    206
    1.52
    13. Hypertension
    436
    1.61
     
    223
    1.65
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    315
    1.16
     
    199
    1.48
    15. Tuberculosis
    300
    1.11
     
    666
    4.93
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    296
    1.09
     
    149
    1.11
    17. Maternal Conditions
    281
    1.04
     
    119
    0.88
    18. Asthma
    276
    1.02
     
    124
    0.92
    19. Kidney Disease
    238
    0.88
     
    128
    0.95
    20. Fires
    224
    0.83
     
    110
    0.82
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    219
    0.81
     
    194
    1.44
    22. Meningitis
    177
    0.65
     
    93
    0.69
    23. Cervical Cancer
    171
    0.63
     
    112
    0.83
    24. Liver Disease
    170
    0.63
     
    186
    1.38
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    169
    0.62
     
    34
    0.25
    26. Drownings
    146
    0.54
     
    69
    0.51
    27. Epilepsy
    140
    0.52
     
    73
    0.54
    28. Malnutrition
    131
    0.48
     
    33
    0.24
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    113
    0.42
     
    56
    0.42
    30. Suicide
    110
    0.41
     
    65
    0.48
    31. Drug Use
    82
    0.30
     
    45
    0.33
    32. Measles
    77
    0.28
     
    4
    0.03
    33. Syphilis
    71
    0.26
     
    27
    0.20
    34. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.26
     
    61
    0.45
    35. Skin Disease
    67
    0.25
     
    29
    0.21
    36. Tetanus
    66
    0.24
     
    14
    0.10
    37. Pertussis
    56
    0.21
     
    43
    0.32
    38. Prostate Cancer
    56
    0.21
     
    34
    0.25
    39. Alzheimers/Dementia
    52
    0.19
     
    28
    0.21
    40. Poisonings
    45
    0.17
     
    31
    0.23
    41. Anemia
    45
    0.17
     
    14
    0.10
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    40
    0.15
     
    16
    0.12
    43. Other Neoplasms
    39
    0.14
     
    27
    0.20
    44. Schistosomiasis
    36
    0.13
     
    16
    0.12
    45. Breast Cancer
    33
    0.12
     
    19
    0.14
    46. Lung Cancers
    30
    0.11
     
    18
    0.14
    47. Encephalitis
    26
    0.10
     
    14
    0.10
    48. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.09
     
    12
    0.09
    49. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23
    0.09
     
    13
    0.10
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    23
    0.08
     
    10
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Swaziland SWAZILAND
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    25.70
    16
     
    33.87
    7
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    14.83
    7
     
    5.76
    32
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.69
    106
     
    17.01
    83
    4. Liver Cancer
    5.96
    72
     
    9.89
    35
    5. Breast Cancer
    5.04
    168
     
    5.67
    166
    6. Lung Cancers
    2.62
    139
     
    2.99
    134
    7. Oral Cancer
    2.07
    118
     
    1.95
    126
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.88
    169
     
    1.98
    168
    9. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    78
     
    1.97
    59
    10. Ovary Cancer
    1.50
    165
     
    2.01
    155
    11. Stomach Cancer
    1.26
    169
     
    2.22
    161
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.06
    141
     
    2.29
    71
    13. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    150
     
    1.60
    105
    14. Lymphomas
    0.79
    172
     
    1.21
    170
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.45
    168
     
    0.72
    161
    16. Leukemia
    0.34
    172
     
    0.67
    168
     
     
     
    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.