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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, 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
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
     
    47.0
    49.8
    48.4
    171
    172
    170
    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
    178
    178
     
    56.6
    61.1
    58.9
    171
    164
    168
     
     
    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
    178
     
    56.6
    61.1
    171
    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
    130
    159
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    154
    162
     
    97.2
    97.3
    121
    160
    Age 100
    101.6
    101.8
    155
    159
     
    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
    648.01
    1
     
    340.27
    2
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.75
    79
     
    126.95
    72
    3. Stroke
    116.53
    48
     
    114.83
    51
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    109.31
    25
     
    101.17
    27
    5. Tuberculosis
    92.03
    11
     
    55.52
    29
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    68.59
    22
     
    45.71
    35
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    63.57
    26
     
    81.81
    16
    8. Lung Disease
    55.25
    10
     
    53.05
    11
    9. Hypertension
    38.43
    5
     
    33.05
    14
    10. Violence
    29.26
    12
     
    20.87
    17
    11. Cervical Cancer
    27.28
    13
     
    32.87
    8
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    26.76
    49
     
    27.25
    48
    13. Low Birth Weight
    25.80
    8
     
    12.63
    56
    14. Asthma
    21.50
    12
     
    18.11
    21
    15. Kidney Disease
    21.44
    55
     
    24.82
    42
    16. Birth Trauma
    20.79
    13
     
    8.83
    62
    17. Oesophagus Cancer
    15.75
    6
     
    6.10
    30
    18. Prostate Cancer
    14.03
    111
     
    17.42
    80
    19. Suicide
    13.25
    40
     
    17.73
    18
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.79
    19
     
    14.48
    13
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    12.54
    35
     
    12.91
    33
    22. Malnutrition
    12.28
    34
     
    10.53
    44
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.03
    139
     
    10.79
    148
    24. Liver Disease
    11.99
    112
     
    18.40
    77
    25. Maternal Conditions
    11.86
    35
     
    10.59
    39
    26. Other Injuries
    8.25
    91
     
    9.33
    74
    27. Epilepsy
    8.20
    8
     
    9.35
    4
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8.12
    59
     
    10.26
    45
    29. Meningitis
    7.84
    41
     
    6.59
    45
    30. Fires
    6.82
    25
     
    6.21
    33
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.60
    40
     
    5.11
    61
    32. Liver Cancer
    6.15
    74
     
    10.78
    33
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.52
    27
     
    6.24
    19
    34. Breast Cancer
    5.45
    180
     
    5.89
    178
    35. Skin Disease
    4.64
    33
     
    5.01
    27
    36. Drownings
    4.44
    81
     
    6.05
    61
    37. Skin Cancers
    4.21
    7
     
    4.28
    6
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.13
    74
     
    4.03
    44
    39. Falls
    3.09
    138
     
    2.70
    149
    40. Lung Cancers
    2.92
    148
     
    3.35
    145
    41. Poisonings
    2.72
    30
     
    2.81
    25
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    120
     
    2.14
    121
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.18
    179
     
    2.44
    178
    44. Syphilis
    1.85
    39
     
    1.21
    52
    45. Pertussis
    1.85
    37
     
    1.59
    53
    46. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    174
     
    2.26
    166
    47. Drug Use
    1.61
    69
     
    2.36
    45
    48. Alcohol
    1.54
    93
     
    1.93
    74
    49. Stomach Cancer
    1.36
    180
     
    2.46
    168
    50. Lymphomas
    1.20
    180
     
    1.92
    168
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Swaziland SWAZILAND
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    10,313
    39.90
     
    3,356
    29.92
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,896
    7.34
     
    933
    8.32
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,339
    5.18
     
    732
    6.53
    4. Stroke
    1,258
    4.87
     
    662
    5.90
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,203
    4.65
     
    497
    4.43
    6. Tuberculosis
    1,189
    4.60
     
    402
    3.58
    7. Low Birth Weight
    809
    3.13
     
    247
    2.20
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    697
    2.70
     
    495
    4.41
    9. Birth Trauma
    652
    2.52
     
    172
    1.53
    10. Violence
    635
    2.46
     
    257
    2.29
    11. Lung Disease
    593
    2.29
     
    302
    2.69
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    558
    2.16
     
    321
    2.86
    13. Hypertension
    412
    1.59
     
    193
    1.72
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    371
    1.44
     
    237
    2.11
    15. Malnutrition
    306
    1.18
     
    168
    1.50
    16. Asthma
    263
    1.02
     
    130
    1.16
    17. Maternal Conditions
    250
    0.97
     
    125
    1.11
    18. Kidney Disease
    249
    0.96
     
    163
    1.45
    19. Suicide
    221
    0.86
     
    189
    1.69
    20. Cervical Cancer
    184
    0.71
     
    117
    1.04
    21. Meningitis
    181
    0.70
     
    85
    0.76
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    174
    0.67
     
    38
    0.34
    23. Other Injuries
    165
    0.64
     
    118
    1.05
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    164
    0.63
     
    109
    0.97
    25. Liver Disease
    144
    0.56
     
    128
    1.14
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    133
    0.51
     
    103
    0.92
    27. Epilepsy
    132
    0.51
     
    94
    0.84
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    124
    0.48
     
    56
    0.50
    29. Fires
    118
    0.46
     
    67
    0.60
    30. Drownings
    97
    0.38
     
    83
    0.74
    31. Liver Cancer
    74
    0.29
     
    72
    0.64
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    74
    0.29
     
    31
    0.28
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    72
    0.28
     
    48
    0.43
    34. Poisonings
    67
    0.26
     
    42
    0.37
    35. Pertussis
    58
    0.22
     
    31
    0.28
    36. Skin Disease
    57
    0.22
     
    36
    0.32
    37. Prostate Cancer
    56
    0.22
     
    38
    0.34
    38. Syphilis
    51
    0.20
     
    20
    0.18
    39. Skin Cancers
    47
    0.18
     
    25
    0.22
    40. Other Neoplasms
    39
    0.15
     
    31
    0.28
    41. Breast Cancer
    37
    0.14
     
    21
    0.19
    42. Falls
    37
    0.14
     
    19
    0.17
    43. Measles
    33
    0.13
     
    3
    0.03
    44. Lung Cancers
    33
    0.13
     
    21
    0.19
    45. Tetanus
    28
    0.11
     
    2
    0.02
    46. Drug Use
    28
    0.11
     
    27
    0.24
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    27
    0.10
     
    17
    0.15
    48. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.09
     
    14
    0.12
    49. Lymphomas
    19
    0.07
     
    17
    0.15
    50. Alcohol
    18
    0.07
     
    13
    0.12
     
     
    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
    27.28
    13
     
    32.87
    8
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    15.75
    6
     
    6.10
    30
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.03
    111
     
    17.42
    80
    4. Liver Cancer
    6.15
    74
     
    10.78
    33
    5. Breast Cancer
    5.45
    180
     
    5.89
    178
    6. Skin Cancers
    4.21
    7
     
    4.28
    6
    7. Lung Cancers
    2.92
    148
     
    3.35
    145
    8. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    120
     
    2.14
    121
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.18
    179
     
    2.44
    178
    10. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    174
     
    2.26
    166
    11. Stomach Cancer
    1.36
    180
     
    2.46
    168
    12. Lymphomas
    1.20
    180
     
    1.92
    168
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.07
    150
     
    1.95
    94
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.98
    156
     
    1.35
    131
    15. Leukemia
    0.59
    179
     
    0.83
    176
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.50
    177
     
    0.74
    170
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.