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Compare Liberia and Sierra Leone 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
     
      Liberia LIBERIA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
     
    31.0
    33.7
    32.3
    172
    170
    171
    1970
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
     
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
    1980
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
     
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
    1990
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
     
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
    2000
    42.0
    44.3
    43.1
    179
    178
    178
     
    38.9
    42.3
    40.6
    183
    182
    182
    2010
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
     
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
    2015
    60.8
    63.3
    62.0
    152
    157
    155
     
    45.8
    46.2
    46.0
    183
    183
    183
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Liberia LIBERIA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    60.8
    63.3
    152
    157
     
    45.8
    46.2
    183
    183
    Age 5
    65.8
    67.7
    148
    156
     
    55.9
    55.2
    183
    183
    Age 10
    66.3
    68.3
    148
    159
     
    57.7
    57.5
    183
    183
    Age 15
    66.8
    68.8
    147
    160
     
    58.5
    58.6
    182
    183
    Age 20
    67.3
    69.3
    144
    160
     
    59.8
    60.1
    182
    183
    Age 25
    68.0
    70.0
    146
    160
     
    61.5
    61.9
    182
    183
    Age 30
    68.6
    70.7
    147
    161
     
    63.0
    63.6
    182
    182
    Age 35
    69.3
    71.4
    152
    161
     
    64.5
    65.2
    182
    183
    Age 40
    70.2
    72.3
    154
    161
     
    65.9
    66.8
    182
    183
    Age 45
    71.2
    73.3
    160
    166
     
    67.4
    68.2
    182
    183
    Age 50
    72.3
    74.2
    161
    167
     
    68.9
    69.5
    183
    183
    Age 55
    73.6
    75.3
    162
    169
     
    70.6
    70.9
    183
    183
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.6
    165
    171
     
    72.5
    72.6
    183
    183
    Age 65
    77.0
    78.2
    167
    171
     
    74.7
    74.6
    183
    183
    Age 70
    79.2
    80.1
    169
    172
     
    77.3
    77.1
    183
    183
    Age 75
    81.8
    82.4
    169
    171
     
    80.3
    80.1
    183
    183
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.1
    171
    172
     
    83.8
    83.7
    183
    183
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
     
    87.7
    87.7
    183
    183
    Age 90
    92.4
    92.6
    171
    170
     
    92.0
    92.0
    182
    183
    Age 95
    96.9
    97.1
    169
    169
     
    96.6
    96.6
    181
    183
    Age 100
    101.6
    101.8
    164
    161
     
    101.4
    101.4
    179
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Liberia LIBERIA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    158.16
    22
     
    256.87
    3
    2. Stroke
    103.89
    74
     
    183.21
    6
    3. Tuberculosis
    70.86
    12
     
    230.17
    1
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.54
    125
     
    115.75
    54
    5. HIV/AIDS
    61.49
    32
     
    70.26
    28
    6. Lung Disease
    54.29
    9
     
    26.43
    46
    7. Malaria
    51.18
    23
     
    69.56
    4
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41.78
    40
     
    117.91
    6
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.51
    69
     
    63.29
    16
    10. Asthma
    29.98
    4
     
    14.83
    16
    11. Prostate Cancer
    28.21
    24
     
    21.86
    51
    12. Maternal Conditions
    27.97
    14
     
    47.63
    3
    13. Malnutrition
    26.69
    35
     
    112.66
    3
    14. Liver Disease
    26.69
    38
     
    55.62
    4
    15. Meningitis
    25.75
    23
     
    71.06
    1
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.48
    31
     
    27.40
    25
    17. Cervical Cancer
    23.99
    17
     
    22.47
    22
    18. Birth Trauma
    18.20
    31
     
    33.51
    1
    19. Liver Cancer
    16.59
    13
     
    15.43
    15
    20. Low Birth Weight
    15.61
    48
     
    35.09
    3
    21. Other Injuries
    15.01
    64
     
    33.30
    8
    22. Kidney Disease
    15.00
    80
     
    30.51
    7
    23. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    105
     
    14.24
    107
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    13.37
    16
     
    26.27
    2
    25. Hypertension
    12.79
    118
     
    21.11
    47
    26. Falls
    11.88
    28
     
    26.31
    3
    27. Anemia
    11.87
    15
     
    54.64
    1
    28. Epilepsy
    8.60
    31
     
    23.32
    1
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    8.33
    94
     
    17.96
    2
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    8.30
    65
     
    20.73
    10
    31. Fires
    7.90
    40
     
    16.49
    6
    32. Violence
    7.12
    72
     
    15.35
    28
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.82
    93
     
    12.61
    30
    34. Appendicitis
    5.68
    17
     
    11.45
    2
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.26
    73
     
    10.60
    13
    36. Drownings
    4.35
    79
     
    9.78
    20
    37. Suicide
    3.95
    140
     
    7.31
    98
    38. Stomach Cancer
    3.67
    127
     
    3.30
    135
    39. Skin Disease
    3.56
    54
     
    6.87
    21
    40. Hepatitis B
    3.08
    34
     
    5.67
    5
    41. Ovary Cancer
    3.06
    129
     
    2.73
    146
    42. Other Neoplasms
    2.98
    73
     
    2.55
    89
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.82
    37
     
    4.42
    16
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.68
    161
     
    2.57
    164
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.61
    59
     
    3.00
    43
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.26
    115
     
    3.47
    73
    47. Pertussis
    2.22
    24
     
    2.14
    32
    48. Measles
    2.12
    33
     
    27.47
    3
    49. Lymphomas
    1.84
    156
     
    1.82
    157
    50. Poisonings
    1.81
    66
     
    5.27
    22
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Liberia LIBERIA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,209
    13.46
     
    12,473
    13.23
    2. Malaria
    2,885
    9.22
     
    6,088
    6.46
    3. Tuberculosis
    1,927
    6.16
     
    8,131
    8.62
    4. HIV/AIDS
    1,921
    6.14
     
    3,242
    3.44
    5. Stroke
    1,810
    5.79
     
    4,344
    4.61
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,608
    5.14
     
    8,061
    8.55
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,391
    4.45
     
    3,514
    3.73
    8. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,216
    3.89
     
    2,859
    3.03
    9. Low Birth Weight
    1,193
    3.82
     
    3,679
    3.90
    10. Maternal Conditions
    985
    3.15
     
    2,471
    2.62
    11. Lung Disease
    968
    3.09
     
    664
    0.70
    12. Meningitis
    901
    2.88
     
    4,387
    4.65
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    832
    2.66
     
    1,382
    1.47
    14. Malnutrition
    659
    2.11
     
    4,880
    5.18
    15. Asthma
    658
    2.10
     
    529
    0.56
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    626
    2.00
     
    1,699
    1.80
    17. Liver Disease
    616
    1.97
     
    2,001
    2.12
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    595
    1.90
     
    1,772
    1.88
    19. Other Injuries
    517
    1.65
     
    1,929
    2.05
    20. Liver Cancer
    370
    1.18
     
    509
    0.54
    21. Fires
    360
    1.15
     
    1,158
    1.23
    22. Kidney Disease
    333
    1.06
     
    1,120
    1.19
    23. Falls
    330
    1.06
     
    1,298
    1.38
    24. Epilepsy
    298
    0.95
     
    1,386
    1.47
    25. Anemia
    286
    0.92
     
    2,284
    2.42
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    266
    0.85
     
    790
    0.84
    27. Violence
    263
    0.84
     
    891
    0.95
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    261
    0.84
     
    1,180
    1.25
    29. Cervical Cancer
    261
    0.83
     
    368
    0.39
    30. Hypertension
    222
    0.71
     
    503
    0.53
    31. Drownings
    183
    0.58
     
    638
    0.68
    32. Prostate Cancer
    181
    0.58
     
    168
    0.18
    33. Breast Cancer
    174
    0.56
     
    267
    0.28
    34. Pertussis
    170
    0.54
     
    222
    0.24
    35. Measles
    150
    0.48
     
    2,768
    2.94
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    147
    0.47
     
    445
    0.47
    37. Appendicitis
    128
    0.41
     
    444
    0.47
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    113
    0.36
     
    376
    0.40
    39. Suicide
    109
    0.35
     
    337
    0.36
    40. Syphilis
    101
    0.32
     
    281
    0.30
    41. Poisonings
    79
    0.25
     
    343
    0.36
    42. Skin Disease
    78
    0.25
     
    266
    0.28
    43. Stomach Cancer
    76
    0.24
     
    100
    0.11
    44. Hepatitis B
    73
    0.23
     
    210
    0.22
    45. Other Neoplasms
    63
    0.20
     
    86
    0.09
    46. Schistosomiasis
    59
    0.19
     
    140
    0.15
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    58
    0.19
     
    85
    0.09
    48. Lymphomas
    49
    0.16
     
    68
    0.07
    49. Tetanus
    49
    0.16
     
    406
    0.43
    50. Leishmaniasis
    44
    0.14
     
    110
    0.12
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Liberia LIBERIA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.21
    24
     
    21.86
    51
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.99
    17
     
    22.47
    22
    3. Liver Cancer
    16.59
    13
     
    15.43
    15
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    105
     
    14.24
    107
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.67
    127
     
    3.30
    135
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.06
    129
     
    2.73
    146
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.68
    161
     
    2.57
    164
    8. Lymphomas
    1.84
    156
     
    1.82
    157
    9. Uterin Cancer
    1.72
    99
     
    1.51
    106
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.61
    141
     
    1.55
    146
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.56
    90
     
    2.00
    54
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.41
    134
     
    1.12
    143
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.38
    159
     
    1.31
    160
    14. Leukemia
    1.02
    162
     
    0.95
    165
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.82
    152
     
    0.72
    157
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.74
    153
     
    0.62
    162
     
     
     
    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.