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Compare Moldova and South Africa 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
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.2
    65.9
    62.0
    62
    48
    55
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    61.4
    68.3
    64.7
    64
    55
    63
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    61.6
    68.4
    64.9
    82
    79
    83
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    63.9
    70.8
    67.3
    96
    86
    92
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    63.2
    71.0
    67.1
    113
    104
    108
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    64.7
    73.0
    68.8
    119
    106
    111
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2015
    67.9
    76.2
    72.1
    106
    90
    99
     
    59.3
    66.2
    62.9
    158
    145
    152
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.9
    76.2
    106
    90
     
    59.3
    66.2
    158
    145
    Age 5
    69.1
    77.3
    113
    90
     
    62.2
    68.7
    169
    154
    Age 10
    69.3
    77.4
    117
    91
     
    62.5
    69.0
    171
    154
    Age 15
    69.3
    77.4
    120
    91
     
    62.8
    69.2
    172
    155
    Age 20
    69.5
    77.5
    120
    92
     
    63.2
    69.5
    174
    158
    Age 25
    69.7
    77.6
    127
    94
     
    63.7
    69.9
    177
    162
    Age 30
    70.0
    77.7
    132
    97
     
    64.3
    70.6
    179
    162
    Age 35
    70.3
    77.8
    137
    98
     
    65.3
    71.7
    179
    156
    Age 40
    70.9
    78.0
    142
    100
     
    66.7
    73.2
    180
    152
    Age 45
    71.6
    78.3
    147
    101
     
    68.2
    74.6
    180
    146
    Age 50
    72.6
    78.8
    154
    102
     
    69.8
    75.9
    181
    143
    Age 55
    73.9
    79.3
    156
    101
     
    71.7
    77.2
    181
    134
    Age 60
    75.4
    80.1
    155
    101
     
    73.7
    78.6
    181
    122
    Age 65
    77.5
    81.3
    147
    99
     
    76.1
    80.2
    179
    117
    Age 70
    79.5
    82.7
    158
    100
     
    78.9
    82.2
    173
    111
    Age 75
    82.1
    84.6
    157
    99
     
    82.0
    84.5
    163
    103
    Age 80
    85.3
    87.1
    148
    100
     
    85.5
    87.2
    137
    96
    Age 85
    89.0
    90.2
    130
    96
     
    89.2
    90.4
    114
    90
    Age 90
    93.0
    93.8
    121
    95
     
    93.2
    94.0
    105
    83
    Age 95
    97.3
    97.7
    115
    97
     
    97.5
    98.0
    97
    68
    Age 100
    101.8
    102.0
    107
    90
     
    101.9
    102.3
    92
    56
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    322.26
    6
     
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    121.53
    39
     
    93.76
    78
    3. Liver Disease
    55.80
    4
     
    12.56
    106
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.60
    123
     
    86.33
    46
    5. Hypertension
    21.76
    46
     
    30.73
    23
    6. Lung Cancers
    18.45
    65
     
    20.75
    57
    7. Breast Cancer
    17.39
    85
     
    20.75
    51
    8. Lung Disease
    17.13
    138
     
    44.30
    16
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.11
    24
     
    10.45
    72
    10. Suicide
    12.51
    50
     
    12.13
    60
    11. Prostate Cancer
    12.48
    119
     
    35.07
    21
    12. Other Injuries
    10.80
    66
     
    6.58
    114
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.90
    128
     
    22.46
    68
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    9.38
    73
     
    7.65
    106
    15. Stomach Cancer
    9.35
    48
     
    4.69
    113
    16. Liver Cancer
    9.06
    41
     
    5.60
    87
    17. Kidney Disease
    8.72
    134
     
    25.47
    38
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.64
    48
     
    14.65
    12
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.84
    164
     
    86.02
    13
    20. Alcohol
    7.02
    12
     
    1.39
    105
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    6.81
    41
     
    6.04
    51
    22. Cervical Cancer
    6.15
    114
     
    20.99
    32
    23. Tuberculosis
    5.90
    89
     
    59.33
    24
    24. Oral Cancer
    5.63
    31
     
    3.92
    69
    25. Low Birth Weight
    5.15
    115
     
    8.45
    82
    26. Violence
    4.69
    96
     
    25.69
    14
    27. Drownings
    4.42
    82
     
    3.49
    97
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.18
    73
     
    4.24
    72
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3.97
    101
     
    5.65
    48
    30. Drug Use
    3.61
    23
     
    1.61
    68
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    45
     
    2.27
    77
    32. Lymphomas
    3.46
    129
     
    8.06
    15
    33. Falls
    3.34
    128
     
    3.09
    137
    34. Leukemia
    3.23
    118
     
    3.76
    101
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.07
    172
     
    13.28
    133
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2.78
    65
     
    2.31
    82
    37. Birth Trauma
    2.61
    102
     
    4.92
    79
    38. Skin Cancers
    2.33
    46
     
    4.48
    4
    39. HIV/AIDS
    2.09
    107
     
    273.12
    5
    40. Other Neoplasms
    1.53
    131
     
    2.61
    95
    41. Epilepsy
    1.42
    116
     
    8.73
    6
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    135
     
    10.53
    15
    43. Fires
    1.36
    106
     
    4.91
    45
    44. Poisonings
    1.29
    68
     
    1.27
    70
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.25
    119
     
    3.70
    62
    46. Endocrine Disorders
    0.81
    175
     
    11.62
    36
    47. Encephalitis
    0.75
    78
     
    0.44
    117
    48. Meningitis
    0.62
    124
     
    4.79
    49
    49. Skin Disease
    0.60
    146
     
    5.13
    23
    50. Asthma
    0.49
    176
     
    13.61
    38
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    17,528
    41.92
     
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    6,638
    15.87
     
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Liver Disease
    3,022
    7.23
     
    5,084
    1.01
    4. Hypertension
    1,184
    2.83
     
    10,994
    2.19
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,061
    2.54
     
    35,331
    7.04
    6. Lung Cancers
    1,026
    2.45
     
    7,881
    1.57
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    940
    2.25
     
    3,930
    0.78
    8. Lung Disease
    935
    2.24
     
    15,479
    3.09
    9. Suicide
    601
    1.44
     
    5,854
    1.17
    10. Breast Cancer
    549
    1.31
     
    4,936
    0.98
    11. Other Injuries
    531
    1.27
     
    3,235
    0.65
    12. Stomach Cancer
    514
    1.23
     
    1,794
    0.36
    13. Liver Cancer
    503
    1.20
     
    2,217
    0.44
    14. Kidney Disease
    470
    1.12
     
    9,527
    1.90
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    459
    1.10
     
    5,755
    1.15
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    437
    1.05
     
    11,632
    2.32
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    434
    1.04
     
    31,831
    6.35
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    374
    0.89
     
    2,256
    0.45
    19. Alcohol
    365
    0.87
     
    593
    0.12
    20. Oral Cancer
    315
    0.75
     
    1,569
    0.31
    21. Tuberculosis
    284
    0.68
     
    25,264
    5.04
    22. Prostate Cancer
    264
    0.63
     
    4,151
    0.83
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    251
    0.60
     
    4,379
    0.87
    24. Violence
    225
    0.54
     
    14,288
    2.85
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    223
    0.53
     
    1,544
    0.31
    26. Drownings
    196
    0.47
     
    1,775
    0.35
    27. Bladder Cancer
    194
    0.46
     
    825
    0.16
    28. Cervical Cancer
    188
    0.45
     
    5,054
    1.01
    29. Drug Use
    182
    0.44
     
    773
    0.15
    30. Lymphomas
    178
    0.43
     
    3,508
    0.70
    31. Falls
    171
    0.41
     
    1,171
    0.23
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    164
    0.39
     
    4,435
    0.88
    33. Leukemia
    157
    0.38
     
    1,555
    0.31
    34. Low Birth Weight
    130
    0.31
     
    5,119
    1.02
    35. Skin Cancers
    124
    0.30
     
    1,659
    0.33
    36. Ovary Cancer
    119
    0.28
     
    1,332
    0.27
    37. HIV/AIDS
    91
    0.22
     
    138,157
    27.55
    38. Uterin Cancer
    85
    0.20
     
    531
    0.11
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    79
    0.19
     
    3,992
    0.80
    40. Other Neoplasms
    72
    0.17
     
    1,041
    0.21
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    69
    0.17
     
    1,438
    0.29
    42. Epilepsy
    67
    0.16
     
    3,982
    0.79
    43. Birth Trauma
    66
    0.16
     
    2,980
    0.59
    44. Fires
    64
    0.15
     
    2,256
    0.45
    45. Poisonings
    62
    0.15
     
    656
    0.13
    46. Endocrine Disorders
    35
    0.08
     
    5,210
    1.04
    47. Encephalitis
    32
    0.08
     
    214
    0.04
    48. Skin Disease
    31
    0.07
     
    1,970
    0.39
    49. Meningitis
    27
    0.06
     
    2,309
    0.46
    50. Asthma
    27
    0.06
     
    5,188
    1.03
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    18.45
    65
     
    20.75
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.39
    85
     
    20.75
    51
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.11
    24
     
    10.45
    72
    4. Prostate Cancer
    12.48
    119
     
    35.07
    21
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.35
    48
     
    4.69
    113
    6. Liver Cancer
    9.06
    41
     
    5.60
    87
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.81
    41
     
    6.04
    51
    8. Cervical Cancer
    6.15
    114
     
    20.99
    32
    9. Oral Cancer
    5.63
    31
     
    3.92
    69
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.97
    101
     
    5.65
    48
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    45
     
    2.27
    77
    12. Lymphomas
    3.46
    129
     
    8.06
    15
    13. Leukemia
    3.23
    118
     
    3.76
    101
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.78
    65
     
    2.31
    82
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.33
    46
     
    4.48
    4
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    135
     
    10.53
    15
     
     
     
    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.