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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, 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
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
     
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
    2010
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
     
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
    2016
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
     
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
     
     
    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
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
     
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
    Age 5
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
     
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
    Age 10
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
     
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
    Age 15
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
     
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
    Age 20
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
     
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
    Age 25
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
     
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
    Age 30
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
     
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
    Age 35
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
     
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
    Age 40
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
     
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
    Age 45
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
     
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
    Age 50
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
     
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
    Age 55
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
     
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
    Age 60
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
     
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
    Age 65
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
     
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
    Age 70
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
     
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
    Age 75
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
     
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
    Age 80
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
     
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
     
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
     
     
    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. Tuberculosis
    152.71
    2
     
    130.60
    5
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    124.54
    22
     
    234.45
    1
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    110.97
    100
     
    188.09
    29
    4. Stroke
    107.18
    59
     
    184.54
    2
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    71.13
    21
     
    99.98
    9
    6. HIV/AIDS
    57.18
    27
     
    53.50
    28
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    46.20
    4
     
    35.37
    26
    8. Malaria
    45.44
    9
     
    71.94
    1
    9. Liver Disease
    39.19
    22
     
    82.18
    2
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.45
    62
     
    51.27
    37
    11. Maternal Conditions
    29.95
    11
     
    45.62
    2
    12. Prostate Cancer
    29.02
    29
     
    24.45
    43
    13. Cervical Cancer
    24.71
    17
     
    22.70
    22
    14. Meningitis
    19.95
    20
     
    53.51
    1
    15. Kidney Disease
    18.21
    73
     
    30.74
    26
    16. Lung Disease
    17.35
    136
     
    39.31
    25
    17. Liver Cancer
    17.11
    13
     
    16.49
    15
    18. Other Injuries
    16.27
    27
     
    33.34
    2
    19. Low Birth Weight
    15.32
    42
     
    25.01
    9
    20. Breast Cancer
    15.27
    109
     
    14.89
    117
    21. Measles
    14.73
    5
     
    29.75
    2
    22. Birth Trauma
    14.24
    36
     
    21.44
    11
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.02
    128
     
    14.85
    120
    24. Falls
    12.64
    30
     
    22.90
    1
    25. Malnutrition
    11.94
    36
     
    30.12
    2
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    11.84
    43
     
    17.96
    5
    27. Hypertension
    11.42
    105
     
    21.32
    48
    28. Violence
    11.32
    38
     
    13.51
    29
    29. Asthma
    10.02
    62
     
    23.72
    8
    30. Suicide
    9.93
    93
     
    21.71
    11
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    8.77
    56
     
    31.10
    1
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.51
    41
     
    13.17
    1
    33. Drownings
    5.22
    72
     
    14.78
    5
    34. Fires
    4.85
    46
     
    10.86
    3
    35. Schistosomiasis
    4.48
    16
     
    10.27
    1
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.17
    132
     
    7.29
    62
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.81
    134
     
    3.55
    139
    38. Epilepsy
    3.78
    42
     
    6.86
    17
    39. Ovary Cancer
    3.31
    135
     
    2.95
    149
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.24
    70
     
    6.30
    17
    41. Other Neoplasms
    3.04
    79
     
    2.69
    91
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.87
    172
     
    2.85
    174
    43. Drug Use
    2.76
    36
     
    3.97
    16
    44. Pertussis
    2.37
    16
     
    1.95
    33
    45. Skin Disease
    2.18
    78
     
    3.55
    50
    46. Poisonings
    2.09
    46
     
    4.78
    1
    47. Lymphomas
    1.97
    166
     
    1.91
    169
    48. Anemia
    1.95
    49
     
    2.51
    38
    49. Tetanus
    1.91
    27
     
    2.18
    22
    50. Hepatitis B
    1.91
    32
     
    5.68
    1
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Liberia LIBERIA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,891
    11.08
     
    10,315
    12.62
    2. Tuberculosis
    3,708
    10.56
     
    4,319
    5.28
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,343
    6.67
     
    5,879
    7.19
    4. Malaria
    2,275
    6.48
     
    7,134
    8.73
    5. Stroke
    1,979
    5.64
     
    4,757
    5.82
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,956
    5.57
     
    4,464
    5.46
    7. HIV/AIDS
    1,902
    5.42
     
    2,492
    3.05
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,585
    4.51
     
    1,842
    2.25
    9. Low Birth Weight
    1,212
    3.45
     
    2,834
    3.47
    10. Maternal Conditions
    1,207
    3.44
     
    2,647
    3.24
    11. Birth Trauma
    1,126
    3.21
     
    2,429
    2.97
    12. Measles
    1,116
    3.18
     
    3,365
    4.12
    13. Liver Disease
    928
    2.64
     
    2,793
    3.42
    14. Meningitis
    899
    2.56
     
    3,242
    3.97
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    804
    2.29
     
    1,688
    2.06
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    696
    1.98
     
    1,341
    1.64
    17. Other Injuries
    619
    1.76
     
    1,937
    2.37
    18. Malnutrition
    579
    1.65
     
    2,318
    2.84
    19. Violence
    469
    1.34
     
    849
    1.04
    20. Kidney Disease
    427
    1.22
     
    1,067
    1.31
    21. Liver Cancer
    401
    1.14
     
    541
    0.66
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    385
    1.10
     
    2,421
    2.96
    23. Lung Disease
    313
    0.89
     
    953
    1.17
    24. Falls
    291
    0.83
     
    795
    0.97
    25. Cervical Cancer
    287
    0.82
     
    375
    0.46
    26. Suicide
    284
    0.81
     
    990
    1.21
    27. Drownings
    240
    0.68
     
    1,007
    1.23
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    215
    0.61
     
    266
    0.33
    29. Hypertension
    213
    0.61
     
    555
    0.68
    30. Asthma
    212
    0.60
     
    746
    0.91
    31. Prostate Cancer
    203
    0.58
     
    210
    0.26
    32. Breast Cancer
    196
    0.56
     
    277
    0.34
    33. Pertussis
    181
    0.52
     
    213
    0.26
    34. Fires
    161
    0.46
     
    560
    0.69
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    142
    0.40
     
    438
    0.54
    36. Epilepsy
    131
    0.37
     
    338
    0.41
    37. Syphilis
    124
    0.35
     
    115
    0.14
    38. Schistosomiasis
    104
    0.30
     
    377
    0.46
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    103
    0.29
     
    266
    0.33
    40. Poisonings
    94
    0.27
     
    302
    0.37
    41. Drug Use
    88
    0.25
     
    182
    0.22
    42. Stomach Cancer
    82
    0.23
     
    107
    0.13
    43. Tetanus
    76
    0.22
     
    164
    0.20
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    72
    0.21
     
    210
    0.26
    45. Encephalitis
    69
    0.20
     
    155
    0.19
    46. Other Neoplasms
    69
    0.20
     
    90
    0.11
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    65
    0.19
     
    94
    0.11
    48. Hepatitis B
    55
    0.16
     
    257
    0.31
    49. Lymphomas
    54
    0.15
     
    72
    0.09
    50. Anemia
    53
    0.15
     
    126
    0.15
     
     
    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
    29.02
    29
     
    24.45
    43
    2. Cervical Cancer
    24.71
    17
     
    22.70
    22
    3. Liver Cancer
    17.11
    13
     
    16.49
    15
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.27
    109
     
    14.89
    117
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.81
    134
     
    3.55
    139
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.31
    135
     
    2.95
    149
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.87
    172
     
    2.85
    174
    8. Lymphomas
    1.97
    166
     
    1.91
    169
    9. Uterin Cancer
    1.77
    106
     
    1.57
    115
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    147
     
    1.70
    143
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1.51
    142
     
    1.20
    151
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.46
    172
     
    1.49
    171
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    105
     
    1.15
    111
    14. Leukemia
    1.04
    170
     
    0.99
    173
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.87
    163
     
    0.75
    168
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.84
    159
     
    0.75
    162
     
     
     
    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.