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Compare South Sudan and United States 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
     
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   United States UNITED STATES
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
     
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
    2010
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
     
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2015
    56.1
    58.6
    57.3
    173
    173
    174
     
    76.9
    81.6
    79.3
    33
    33
    31
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   United States UNITED STATES
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    56.1
    58.6
    173
    173
     
    76.9
    81.6
    33
    33
    Age 5
    62.0
    64.1
    170
    172
     
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.3
    169
    171
     
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
    Age 15
    63.9
    66.0
    169
    171
     
    77.6
    82.2
    34
    34
    Age 20
    64.7
    66.7
    169
    171
     
    77.8
    82.2
    33
    34
    Age 25
    65.9
    67.6
    169
    172
     
    78.1
    82.4
    33
    34
    Age 30
    67.2
    68.7
    167
    172
     
    78.4
    82.5
    32
    34
    Age 35
    68.5
    70.0
    163
    172
     
    78.8
    82.7
    32
    34
    Age 40
    70.0
    71.6
    160
    171
     
    79.1
    82.9
    31
    34
    Age 45
    71.5
    73.0
    155
    169
     
    79.6
    83.3
    30
    33
    Age 50
    72.9
    74.3
    146
    164
     
    80.2
    83.7
    30
    31
    Age 55
    74.4
    75.7
    139
    163
     
    81.0
    84.3
    29
    30
    Age 60
    76.0
    77.0
    136
    162
     
    82.1
    85.0
    26
    30
    Age 65
    77.8
    78.6
    136
    159
     
    83.3
    85.9
    23
    30
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.6
    135
    156
     
    84.8
    86.9
    17
    27
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.0
    132
    154
     
    86.6
    88.3
    14
    25
    Age 80
    85.6
    85.9
    131
    146
     
    88.7
    90.0
    16
    22
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    124
    145
     
    91.2
    92.2
    21
    23
    Age 90
    93.1
    93.2
    114
    139
     
    94.3
    95.0
    29
    30
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.4
    108
    127
     
    98.1
    98.5
    32
    32
    Age 100
    101.9
    101.9
    104
    131
     
    102.3
    102.5
    50
    40
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   United States UNITED STATES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    181.46
    17
     
    2.20
    107
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    168.80
    19
     
    10.59
    144
    3. Stroke
    105.95
    70
     
    25.94
    167
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    77.10
    13
     
    2.97
    98
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    59.80
    140
     
    77.97
    107
    6. Malaria
    52.70
    21
     
    0.00
    88
    7. Malnutrition
    52.53
    11
     
    0.58
    119
    8. Tuberculosis
    50.29
    23
     
    0.13
    166
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    34.02
    68
     
    14.78
    122
    10. Maternal Conditions
    33.44
    9
     
    0.40
    112
    11. Low Birth Weight
    29.36
    11
     
    3.54
    133
    12. Meningitis
    27.43
    20
     
    0.21
    162
    13. Prostate Cancer
    26.74
    33
     
    14.81
    99
    14. Liver Disease
    26.36
    40
     
    8.70
    123
    15. Other Injuries
    22.66
    32
     
    5.54
    143
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.80
    57
     
    9.99
    131
    17. Birth Trauma
    21.78
    17
     
    0.58
    153
    18. Kidney Disease
    20.16
    36
     
    11.58
    106
    19. Cervical Cancer
    20.02
    29
     
    3.21
    131
    20. Suicide
    18.65
    18
     
    12.38
    47
    21. Lung Disease
    18.61
    88
     
    29.68
    36
    22. Breast Cancer
    16.97
    80
     
    19.36
    58
    23. Hypertension
    16.93
    87
     
    14.64
    105
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    16.52
    20
     
    8.28
    66
    25. Fires
    16.15
    8
     
    0.75
    133
    26. Violence
    14.64
    32
     
    5.56
    85
    27. Falls
    13.97
    22
     
    6.27
    76
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    13.46
    25
     
    6.87
    90
    29. Drownings
    12.68
    7
     
    1.34
    138
    30. Epilepsy
    11.98
    16
     
    0.50
    164
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    10.86
    30
     
    4.42
    140
    32. Skin Disease
    10.56
    5
     
    0.88
    117
    33. War
    10.31
    6
     
    0.17
    36
    34. Asthma
    10.22
    42
     
    0.88
    142
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.42
    18
     
    3.64
    67
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.08
    36
     
    0.65
    152
    37. Poisonings
    7.06
    8
     
    4.06
    33
    38. Measles
    6.94
    8
     
    0.00
    172
    39. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    6.66
    6
     
    0.50
    94
    40. Schistosomiasis
    6.47
    2
     
    0.00
    172
    41. Lymphomas
    6.35
    44
     
    7.92
    10
    42. Liver Cancer
    5.89
    75
     
    5.29
    89
    43. Leishmaniasis
    5.78
    1
     
    0.00
    172
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.41
    110
     
    12.95
    50
    45. Ovary Cancer
    5.23
    58
     
    6.01
    41
    46. Stomach Cancer
    5.07
    99
     
    2.81
    147
    47. Oral Cancer
    4.78
    43
     
    2.18
    115
    48. Syphilis
    4.60
    8
     
    0.01
    133
    49. Leukemia
    4.04
    73
     
    5.79
    13
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.89
    63
     
    0.60
    161
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15,132
    13.31
     
    52,287
    2.40
    2. HIV/AIDS
    14,414
    12.67
     
    7,926
    0.36
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8,550
    7.52
     
    14,905
    0.68
    4. Malaria
    5,856
    5.15
     
    7
    0.00
    5. Low Birth Weight
    5,692
    5.00
     
    8,250
    0.38
    6. Stroke
    5,131
    4.51
     
    133,578
    6.13
    7. Malnutrition
    4,381
    3.85
     
    2,976
    0.14
    8. Birth Trauma
    4,223
    3.71
     
    1,367
    0.06
    9. Meningitis
    3,335
    2.93
     
    682
    0.03
    10. Tuberculosis
    3,100
    2.73
     
    588
    0.03
    11. Maternal Conditions
    3,039
    2.67
     
    1,218
    0.06
    12. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,033
    2.67
     
    393,698
    18.06
    13. Other Injuries
    2,189
    1.92
     
    22,783
    1.05
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,988
    1.75
     
    33,838
    1.55
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    1,906
    1.68
     
    11,807
    0.54
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,743
    1.53
     
    71,483
    3.28
    17. Fires
    1,693
    1.49
     
    2,847
    0.13
    18. Liver Disease
    1,602
    1.41
     
    35,404
    1.62
    19. Violence
    1,482
    1.30
     
    17,005
    0.78
    20. Suicide
    1,470
    1.29
     
    43,361
    1.99
    21. Drownings
    1,431
    1.26
     
    4,216
    0.19
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    1,393
    1.22
     
    37,611
    1.73
    23. Kidney Disease
    1,266
    1.11
     
    59,186
    2.72
    24. Measles
    1,265
    1.11
     
    1
    0.00
    25. Epilepsy
    1,165
    1.02
     
    1,808
    0.08
    26. Falls
    996
    0.88
     
    31,972
    1.47
    27. War
    990
    0.87
     
    485
    0.02
    28. Lung Disease
    982
    0.86
     
    154,436
    7.08
    29. Hypertension
    842
    0.74
     
    71,304
    3.27
    30. Syphilis
    821
    0.72
     
    34
    0.00
    31. Leishmaniasis
    751
    0.66
     
    0
    0.00
    32. Poisonings
    748
    0.66
     
    13,542
    0.62
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    745
    0.65
     
    32,372
    1.49
    34. Tetanus
    668
    0.59
     
    5
    0.00
    35. Skin Disease
    654
    0.57
     
    4,277
    0.20
    36. Pertussis
    615
    0.54
     
    31
    0.00
    37. Cervical Cancer
    608
    0.53
     
    7,120
    0.33
    38. Asthma
    590
    0.52
     
    3,447
    0.16
    39. Breast Cancer
    541
    0.48
     
    47,955
    2.20
    40. Prostate Cancer
    529
    0.47
     
    33,902
    1.56
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    501
    0.44
     
    3,236
    0.15
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    489
    0.43
     
    17,225
    0.79
    43. Schistosomiasis
    402
    0.35
     
    1
    0.00
    44. Lymphomas
    399
    0.35
     
    39,113
    1.79
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    378
    0.33
     
    2,558
    0.12
    46. Liver Cancer
    349
    0.31
     
    24,028
    1.10
    47. Drug Use
    339
    0.30
     
    23,175
    1.06
    48. Encephalitis
    326
    0.29
     
    148
    0.01
    49. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    304
    0.27
     
    62,057
    2.85
    50. Leukemia
    277
    0.24
     
    27,701
    1.27
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   United States UNITED STATES
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    26.74
    33
     
    14.81
    99
    2. Cervical Cancer
    20.02
    29
     
    3.21
    131
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.97
    80
     
    19.36
    58
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.42
    18
     
    3.64
    67
    5. Lymphomas
    6.35
    44
     
    7.92
    10
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.89
    75
     
    5.29
    89
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.41
    110
     
    12.95
    50
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.23
    58
     
    6.01
    41
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.07
    99
     
    2.81
    147
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.78
    43
     
    2.18
    115
    11. Leukemia
    4.04
    73
     
    5.79
    13
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.10
    147
     
    35.04
    12
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.74
    96
     
    2.90
    52
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.73
    76
     
    3.21
    19
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.63
    127
     
    8.56
    22
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.40
    118
     
    3.55
    48
     
     
     
    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.