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Compare Namibia and Botswana 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
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Botswana BOTSWANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
     
    48.9
    52.5
    50.7
    95
    91
    92
    1970
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
     
    53.0
    56.7
    54.8
    100
    98
    98
    1980
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
     
    58.5
    62.6
    60.5
    101
    102
    101
    1990
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
     
    60.5
    65.6
    63.0
    118
    116
    116
    2000
    52.9
    55.9
    54.4
    152
    151
    152
     
    47.4
    50.5
    48.9
    165
    164
    164
    2010
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
     
    58.7
    63.7
    61.1
    150
    143
    149
    2015
    63.1
    68.3
    65.8
    139
    135
    136
     
    63.3
    68.1
    65.7
    137
    136
    138
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Botswana BOTSWANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.1
    68.3
    139
    135
     
    63.3
    68.1
    137
    136
    Age 5
    66.4
    71.2
    143
    135
     
    66.4
    70.9
    142
    138
    Age 10
    66.7
    71.4
    144
    136
     
    66.7
    71.0
    145
    140
    Age 15
    66.9
    71.6
    145
    138
     
    66.9
    71.2
    144
    140
    Age 20
    67.3
    71.8
    146
    138
     
    67.3
    71.6
    143
    142
    Age 25
    67.8
    72.2
    151
    138
     
    67.8
    71.9
    150
    144
    Age 30
    68.4
    72.8
    152
    139
     
    68.3
    72.4
    154
    145
    Age 35
    69.1
    73.5
    154
    139
     
    69.0
    73.1
    157
    145
    Age 40
    70.3
    74.4
    153
    137
     
    70.1
    74.0
    157
    142
    Age 45
    71.6
    75.4
    151
    134
     
    71.5
    75.1
    154
    140
    Age 50
    72.9
    76.4
    144
    128
     
    72.9
    76.2
    145
    134
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.4
    141
    126
     
    74.4
    77.2
    140
    131
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    125
     
    76.0
    78.3
    134
    133
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.8
    137
    129
     
    77.7
    79.6
    139
    134
    Age 70
    79.9
    81.4
    138
    131
     
    79.8
    81.1
    144
    136
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.5
    139
    131
     
    82.1
    83.1
    155
    151
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.2
    139
    135
     
    84.8
    85.4
    167
    166
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.4
    146
    138
     
    88.9
    89.4
    143
    141
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.2
    149
    143
     
    92.8
    93.1
    148
    147
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    150
    147
     
    97.1
    97.3
    149
    150
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    154
    148
     
    101.7
    101.8
    154
    151
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Botswana BOTSWANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    193.52
    15
     
    359.96
    6
    2. Stroke
    115.86
    60
     
    117.48
    56
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    66.31
    128
     
    74.33
    118
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    55.84
    62
     
    41.55
    76
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    55.37
    23
     
    57.09
    22
    6. Hypertension
    43.20
    6
     
    49.18
    4
    7. Lung Disease
    35.91
    20
     
    14.07
    127
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    24.07
    52
     
    23.04
    54
    9. Prostate Cancer
    23.09
    45
     
    13.49
    107
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    22.82
    9
     
    24.69
    6
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.82
    47
     
    22.04
    53
    12. Tuberculosis
    22.63
    48
     
    31.71
    36
    13. Violence
    20.39
    21
     
    19.08
    24
    14. Other Injuries
    18.65
    46
     
    28.86
    16
    15. Asthma
    14.62
    17
     
    8.91
    53
    16. Low Birth Weight
    13.87
    53
     
    23.17
    23
    17. Kidney Disease
    11.98
    103
     
    13.55
    95
    18. Breast Cancer
    10.47
    139
     
    9.20
    152
    19. Birth Trauma
    8.74
    61
     
    13.46
    50
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    8.64
    84
     
    11.48
    22
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    8.49
    62
     
    10.57
    49
    22. Cervical Cancer
    7.77
    86
     
    16.66
    41
    23. Liver Disease
    6.96
    139
     
    9.64
    116
    24. Fires
    6.33
    47
     
    7.11
    43
    25. Epilepsy
    6.13
    41
     
    7.83
    36
    26. Skin Disease
    4.48
    41
     
    4.92
    36
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.97
    138
     
    2.89
    156
    28. Maternal Conditions
    3.94
    58
     
    4.53
    56
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.89
    67
     
    4.84
    42
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.84
    66
     
    4.75
    52
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    91
     
    4.01
    87
    32. Lung Cancers
    3.70
    133
     
    5.28
    126
    33. Drug Use
    3.62
    23
     
    3.91
    17
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.38
    70
     
    2.82
    81
    35. Other Neoplasms
    3.22
    64
     
    3.23
    63
    36. Meningitis
    3.10
    74
     
    4.29
    63
    37. Lymphomas
    2.82
    129
     
    4.33
    93
    38. Suicide
    2.61
    157
     
    3.85
    142
    39. Malnutrition
    2.42
    86
     
    1.31
    101
    40. Drownings
    2.36
    110
     
    2.36
    109
    41. Ovary Cancer
    2.31
    151
     
    2.75
    145
    42. Measles
    2.29
    30
     
    1.00
    46
    43. Pertussis
    2.16
    30
     
    0.35
    83
    44. Schistosomiasis
    1.99
    44
     
    2.61
    39
    45. Skin Cancers
    1.91
    64
     
    1.91
    65
    46. Liver Cancer
    1.91
    164
     
    6.51
    66
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    1.85
    85
     
    2.68
    57
    48. Stomach Cancer
    1.81
    166
     
    1.13
    170
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.76
    42
     
    1.96
    37
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.65
    112
     
    10.68
    12
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Botswana BOTSWANA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,596
    27.69
     
    5,624
    37.61
    2. Stroke
    1,211
    9.33
     
    1,128
    7.55
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    819
    6.31
     
    634
    4.24
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    687
    5.29
     
    710
    4.75
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    603
    4.64
     
    569
    3.81
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    455
    3.51
     
    382
    2.56
    7. Hypertension
    453
    3.49
     
    472
    3.16
    8. Low Birth Weight
    443
    3.41
     
    604
    4.04
    9. Violence
    420
    3.24
     
    366
    2.45
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    386
    2.97
     
    367
    2.46
    11. Lung Disease
    360
    2.77
     
    132
    0.88
    12. Other Injuries
    325
    2.51
     
    479
    3.20
    13. Tuberculosis
    309
    2.38
     
    373
    2.50
    14. Birth Trauma
    279
    2.15
     
    351
    2.35
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    261
    2.01
     
    261
    1.75
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    241
    1.86
     
    269
    1.80
    17. Asthma
    160
    1.23
     
    91
    0.61
    18. Kidney Disease
    142
    1.10
     
    148
    0.99
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    110
    0.85
     
    128
    0.85
    20. Fires
    97
    0.74
     
    100
    0.67
    21. Epilepsy
    95
    0.73
     
    112
    0.75
    22. Liver Disease
    88
    0.68
     
    114
    0.76
    23. Prostate Cancer
    88
    0.68
     
    42
    0.28
    24. Maternal Conditions
    84
    0.65
     
    86
    0.58
    25. Breast Cancer
    76
    0.59
     
    55
    0.37
    26. Measles
    74
    0.57
     
    26
    0.18
    27. Pertussis
    69
    0.53
     
    9
    0.06
    28. Meningitis
    62
    0.48
     
    77
    0.52
    29. Drug Use
    57
    0.44
     
    59
    0.40
    30. Cervical Cancer
    55
    0.43
     
    101
    0.67
    31. Drownings
    54
    0.42
     
    47
    0.31
    32. Skin Disease
    49
    0.37
     
    50
    0.33
    33. Oral Cancer
    49
    0.37
     
    52
    0.35
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    48
    0.37
     
    48
    0.32
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47
    0.36
     
    31
    0.21
    36. Suicide
    46
    0.35
     
    64
    0.43
    37. Lung Cancers
    43
    0.33
     
    56
    0.38
    38. Other Neoplasms
    42
    0.32
     
    39
    0.26
    39. Lymphomas
    40
    0.31
     
    55
    0.37
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    37
    0.28
     
    28
    0.19
    41. Malnutrition
    36
    0.28
     
    19
    0.13
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36
    0.28
     
    41
    0.28
    43. Schistosomiasis
    26
    0.20
     
    35
    0.24
    44. Liver Cancer
    26
    0.20
     
    69
    0.46
    45. Poisonings
    25
    0.20
     
    55
    0.37
    46. Skin Cancers
    23
    0.17
     
    20
    0.13
    47. Stomach Cancer
    22
    0.17
     
    12
    0.08
    48. Leukemia
    21
    0.16
     
    33
    0.22
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    20
    0.15
     
    21
    0.14
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    18
    0.14
     
    108
    0.72
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Botswana BOTSWANA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    23.09
    45
     
    13.49
    107
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.47
    139
     
    9.20
    152
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.77
    86
     
    16.66
    41
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.97
    138
     
    2.89
    156
    5. Oral Cancer
    3.89
    67
     
    4.84
    42
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.70
    133
     
    5.28
    126
    7. Lymphomas
    2.82
    129
     
    4.33
    93
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.31
    151
     
    2.75
    145
    9. Skin Cancers
    1.91
    64
     
    1.91
    65
    10. Liver Cancer
    1.91
    164
     
    6.51
    66
    11. Stomach Cancer
    1.81
    166
     
    1.13
    170
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.65
    112
     
    10.68
    12
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.55
    107
     
    0.64
    161
    14. Leukemia
    1.43
    150
     
    2.38
    135
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.28
    121
     
    1.47
    112
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.92
    153
     
    1.84
    122
     
     
     
    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.