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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare Somalia and Kenya 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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    Somalia Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Somalia SOMALIA   Kenya KENYA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    34.7
    37.7
    36.2
    163
    158
    163
     
    44.8
    48.7
    46.7
    117
    104
    112
    1970
    38.7
    41.8
    40.2
    162
    159
    162
     
    50.4
    54.6
    52.5
    117
    108
    112
    1980
    41.0
    44.2
    42.6
    171
    169
    169
     
    56.0
    59.7
    57.8
    116
    116
    115
    1990
    40.0
    43.3
    41.6
    180
    179
    179
     
    57.4
    61.4
    59.4
    131
    128
    131
    2000
    49.1
    51.8
    50.5
    163
    164
    162
     
    50.8
    53.0
    51.9
    157
    158
    157
    2010
    50.8
    54.1
    52.4
    176
    173
    174
     
    58.9
    61.7
    60.3
    149
    151
    151
    2016
    53.7
    57.3
    55.4
    178
    177
    177
     
    64.4
    68.9
    66.7
    135
    131
    132
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Somalia SOMALIA   Kenya KENYA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    53.7
    57.3
    178
    177
     
    64.4
    68.9
    135
    131
    Age 5
    62.2
    65.6
    174
    173
     
    68.0
    72.2
    134
    132
    Age 10
    63.3
    66.7
    173
    173
     
    68.6
    72.6
    131
    132
    Age 15
    63.7
    67.1
    174
    173
     
    68.9
    72.9
    131
    132
    Age 20
    64.6
    67.8
    172
    173
     
    69.5
    73.3
    126
    131
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    171
    172
     
    70.3
    73.8
    122
    131
    Age 30
    67.2
    69.7
    171
    170
     
    71.1
    74.4
    118
    129
    Age 35
    68.6
    70.7
    170
    170
     
    72.0
    75.0
    116
    128
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.0
    164
    169
     
    72.9
    75.8
    111
    125
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.2
    159
    168
     
    74.0
    76.7
    101
    117
    Age 50
    72.8
    74.3
    155
    169
     
    75.1
    77.5
    96
    117
    Age 55
    74.2
    75.5
    148
    168
     
    76.4
    78.4
    91
    113
    Age 60
    75.7
    76.8
    149
    168
     
    77.7
    79.4
    89
    113
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.4
    151
    168
     
    79.3
    80.6
    92
    113
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    153
    167
     
    81.2
    82.2
    93
    110
    Age 75
    82.4
    82.9
    151
    161
     
    83.4
    84.2
    93
    111
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.9
    145
    156
     
    86.2
    86.7
    99
    110
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    134
    146
     
    89.4
    89.9
    103
    110
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Somalia SOMALIA   Kenya KENYA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    190.57
    1
     
    127.36
    5
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    156.01
    9
     
    89.41
    41
    3. Tuberculosis
    127.18
    7
     
    39.16
    44
    4. Stroke
    91.16
    83
     
    66.90
    117
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.56
    161
     
    44.20
    180
    6. Measles
    38.78
    1
     
    1.39
    32
    7. Maternal Conditions
    38.24
    4
     
    18.63
    21
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.88
    23
     
    39.22
    16
    9. Birth Trauma
    33.96
    2
     
    14.08
    37
    10. Malnutrition
    33.03
    1
     
    16.37
    20
    11. Meningitis
    31.76
    4
     
    14.26
    35
    12. HIV/AIDS
    27.56
    43
     
    75.25
    23
    13. Other Injuries
    26.73
    6
     
    12.72
    49
    14. Liver Disease
    24.77
    56
     
    23.04
    62
    15. Hypertension
    24.32
    39
     
    21.55
    47
    16. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
     
    19.74
    56
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.70
    109
     
    19.98
    113
    18. Low Birth Weight
    22.27
    19
     
    11.96
    62
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
     
    23.39
    19
    20. Malaria
    19.42
    34
     
    27.79
    32
    21. Asthma
    18.87
    20
     
    7.62
    78
    22. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
     
    32.72
    24
    23. Lung Disease
    18.02
    131
     
    19.15
    116
    24. Anemia
    17.75
    2
     
    12.19
    12
    25. War
    17.75
    5
     
    0.39
    29
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.22
    10
     
    12.63
    34
    27. Tetanus
    15.26
    1
     
    8.49
    3
    28. Drownings
    12.71
    10
     
    5.22
    71
    29. Falls
    12.12
    34
     
    13.66
    23
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    11.75
    33
     
    9.27
    50
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.24
    4
     
    7.39
    33
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.04
    146
     
    17.48
    93
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
     
    18.94
    3
    34. Fires
    9.58
    4
     
    5.87
    37
    35. Suicide
    8.39
    117
     
    10.28
    88
    36. Syphilis
    8.38
    3
     
    2.35
    36
    37. Kidney Disease
    8.34
    141
     
    6.33
    159
    38. Other Neoplasms
    7.58
    4
     
    3.04
    78
    39. Epilepsy
    6.89
    15
     
    4.18
    39
    40. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
     
    5.71
    47
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
     
    7.37
    98
    42. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
     
    10.05
    40
    43. Violence
    6.58
    80
     
    9.06
    58
    44. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
     
    7.17
    32
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.99
    106
     
    4.32
    129
    46. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
     
    7.35
    17
    47. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
     
    4.30
    66
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.53
    44
     
    2.28
    87
    49. Pertussis
    4.21
    1
     
    1.94
    35
    50. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
     
    5.68
    86
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Somalia SOMALIA   Kenya KENYA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19,694
    15.68
     
    26,947
    9.57
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,103
    14.42
     
    33,224
    11.80
    3. Measles
    8,617
    6.86
     
    1,033
    0.37
    4. Birth Trauma
    7,555
    6.02
     
    11,387
    4.04
    5. Tuberculosis
    6,603
    5.26
     
    8,885
    3.15
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,954
    3.94
     
    9,671
    3.43
    7. Meningitis
    4,446
    3.54
     
    5,847
    2.08
    8. Malnutrition
    4,209
    3.35
     
    5,362
    1.90
    9. Stroke
    3,923
    3.12
     
    11,976
    4.25
    10. Maternal Conditions
    3,334
    2.65
     
    7,849
    2.79
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,230
    2.57
     
    8,995
    3.19
    12. Other Injuries
    2,952
    2.35
     
    4,783
    1.70
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,906
    2.31
     
    14,032
    4.98
    14. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,841
    2.26
     
    7,771
    2.76
    15. Malaria
    2,152
    1.71
     
    11,922
    4.23
    16. HIV/AIDS
    2,074
    1.65
     
    29,911
    10.62
    17. Tetanus
    2,055
    1.64
     
    3,308
    1.17
    18. Drownings
    1,731
    1.38
     
    2,417
    0.86
    19. War
    1,656
    1.32
     
    164
    0.06
    20. Syphilis
    1,499
    1.19
     
    1,410
    0.50
    21. Liver Disease
    1,338
    1.07
     
    5,214
    1.85
    22. Anemia
    1,309
    1.04
     
    3,242
    1.15
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    1,198
    0.95
     
    3,403
    1.21
    24. Asthma
    1,062
    0.85
     
    1,726
    0.61
    25. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,019
    0.81
     
    3,740
    1.33
    26. Hypertension
    995
    0.79
     
    3,728
    1.32
    27. Fires
    992
    0.79
     
    1,858
    0.66
    28. Pertussis
    852
    0.68
     
    1,550
    0.55
    29. Lung Disease
    778
    0.62
     
    3,272
    1.16
    30. Falls
    777
    0.62
     
    3,110
    1.10
    31. Epilepsy
    684
    0.54
     
    1,704
    0.60
    32. Breast Cancer
    650
    0.52
     
    2,367
    0.84
    33. Violence
    599
    0.48
     
    3,780
    1.34
    34. Suicide
    578
    0.46
     
    3,004
    1.07
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    575
    0.46
     
    1,453
    0.52
    36. Cervical Cancer
    564
    0.45
     
    2,706
    0.96
    37. Kidney Disease
    529
    0.42
     
    1,508
    0.54
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    485
    0.39
     
    3,589
    1.27
    39. Encephalitis
    435
    0.35
     
    930
    0.33
    40. Poisonings
    398
    0.32
     
    916
    0.33
    41. Other Neoplasms
    383
    0.30
     
    645
    0.23
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    372
    0.30
     
    2,526
    0.90
    43. Lymphomas
    353
    0.28
     
    1,735
    0.62
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    337
    0.27
     
    1,523
    0.54
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    314
    0.25
     
    1,009
    0.36
    46. Leukemia
    309
    0.25
     
    1,209
    0.43
    47. Prostate Cancer
    300
    0.24
     
    2,309
    0.82
    48. Stomach Cancer
    294
    0.23
     
    1,857
    0.66
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    266
    0.21
     
    534
    0.19
    50. Oral Cancer
    243
    0.19
     
    1,593
    0.57
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Somalia SOMALIA   Kenya KENYA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
     
    19.74
    56
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
     
    23.39
    19
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
     
    32.72
    24
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
     
    18.94
    3
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
     
    5.71
    47
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
     
    7.37
    98
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
     
    10.05
    40
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
     
    7.17
    32
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
     
    7.35
    17
    10. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
     
    4.30
    66
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
     
    5.68
    86
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.91
    149
     
    2.79
    151
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.06
    126
     
    3.12
    100
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.96
    93
     
    2.47
    78
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.50
    120
     
    1.22
    140
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.92
    129
     
    1.27
    100
     
     
     
    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.