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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, 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
    2016
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
     
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
     
    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
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
     
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    Age 5
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
     
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 10
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
     
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 15
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
     
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    Age 20
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
     
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    Age 25
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
     
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    Age 30
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
     
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    Age 35
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
     
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    Age 40
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
     
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    Age 45
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
     
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    Age 50
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
     
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    Age 55
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
     
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    Age 60
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
     
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    Age 65
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
     
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
     
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
     
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
     
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
     
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
     
     
    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. Diarrhoeal diseases
    152.10
    2
     
    2.01
    115
    2. HIV/AIDS
    128.78
    13
     
    1.72
    109
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    124.14
    23
     
    14.91
    147
    4. Stroke
    85.00
    88
     
    23.69
    178
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    73.85
    152
     
    86.89
    130
    6. Tuberculosis
    48.71
    33
     
    0.12
    177
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.80
    18
     
    10.04
    127
    8. Maternal Conditions
    33.19
    6
     
    0.19
    138
    9. Birth Trauma
    29.12
    4
     
    0.50
    161
    10. War
    28.44
    4
     
    0.01
    42
    11. Prostate Cancer
    28.16
    34
     
    12.69
    117
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.99
    95
     
    15.21
    138
    13. Hypertension
    26.52
    32
     
    7.42
    138
    14. Meningitis
    25.99
    11
     
    0.17
    172
    15. Liver Disease
    23.61
    59
     
    10.21
    127
    16. Lung Disease
    23.00
    85
     
    32.01
    43
    17. Cervical Cancer
    21.66
    27
     
    2.84
    142
    18. Malnutrition
    21.34
    15
     
    0.64
    120
    19. Low Birth Weight
    20.93
    20
     
    3.01
    144
    20. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    58
     
    17.56
    83
    21. Other Injuries
    18.56
    24
     
    4.38
    158
    22. Leishmaniasis
    17.16
    1
     
    0.00
    178
    23. Malaria
    17.15
    36
     
    0.00
    178
    24. Anemia
    14.93
    6
     
    0.54
    81
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    13.69
    22
     
    4.08
    150
    26. Tetanus
    13.29
    2
     
    0.00
    183
    27. Asthma
    13.12
    40
     
    0.95
    148
    28. Falls
    13.04
    28
     
    5.95
    81
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.23
    138
     
    44.41
    8
    30. Drownings
    11.49
    16
     
    1.13
    145
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    10.69
    41
     
    8.11
    60
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.46
    16
     
    3.27
    72
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.20
    10
     
    0.59
    173
    34. Suicide
    9.45
    99
     
    12.70
    47
    35. Kidney Disease
    9.33
    130
     
    10.90
    117
    36. Fires
    7.64
    12
     
    0.73
    136
    37. Lymphomas
    6.86
    42
     
    7.27
    29
    38. Liver Cancer
    6.46
    67
     
    4.74
    107
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.00
    118
     
    11.50
    62
    40. Ovary Cancer
    5.89
    40
     
    5.25
    60
    41. Epilepsy
    5.83
    23
     
    0.58
    177
    42. Measles
    5.70
    13
     
    0.00
    179
    43. Syphilis
    5.55
    14
     
    0.03
    157
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.52
    94
     
    6.40
    76
    45. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
     
    2.52
    163
    46. Oral Cancer
    5.21
    36
     
    2.06
    128
    47. Violence
    5.11
    93
     
    5.53
    88
    48. Leukemia
    4.24
    70
     
    5.21
    23
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.01
    57
     
    0.60
    162
    50. Skin Disease
    3.99
    39
     
    0.87
    128
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14,256
    12.03
     
    80,463
    3.51
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    13,622
    11.49
     
    10,810
    0.47
    3. HIV/AIDS
    11,948
    10.08
     
    6,660
    0.29
    4. Birth Trauma
    6,428
    5.42
     
    1,118
    0.05
    5. Stroke
    4,829
    4.07
     
    131,954
    5.76
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,621
    3.90
     
    6,687
    0.29
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,083
    3.45
     
    479,223
    20.90
    8. Maternal Conditions
    3,623
    3.06
     
    555
    0.02
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,618
    3.05
     
    34,908
    1.52
    10. Meningitis
    3,458
    2.92
     
    645
    0.03
    11. Tuberculosis
    3,285
    2.77
     
    578
    0.03
    12. War
    3,184
    2.69
     
    39
    0.00
    13. Malaria
    2,898
    2.45
     
    0
    0.00
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    2,708
    2.29
     
    11,008
    0.48
    15. Malnutrition
    2,422
    2.04
     
    3,564
    0.16
    16. Other Injuries
    2,089
    1.76
     
    20,113
    0.88
    17. Leishmaniasis
    2,042
    1.72
     
    0
    0.00
    18. Tetanus
    1,948
    1.64
     
    3
    0.00
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,637
    1.38
     
    79,936
    3.49
    20. Liver Disease
    1,578
    1.33
     
    46,942
    2.05
    21. Drownings
    1,551
    1.31
     
    3,685
    0.16
    22. Hypertension
    1,466
    1.24
     
    39,414
    1.72
    23. Lung Disease
    1,268
    1.07
     
    181,735
    7.93
    24. Anemia
    1,224
    1.03
     
    3,071
    0.13
    25. Measles
    1,149
    0.97
     
    0
    0.00
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,072
    0.90
     
    40,035
    1.75
    27. Syphilis
    1,007
    0.85
     
    145
    0.01
    28. Falls
    925
    0.78
     
    32,672
    1.43
    29. Asthma
    916
    0.77
     
    4,032
    0.18
    30. Suicide
    784
    0.66
     
    45,986
    2.01
    31. Fires
    755
    0.64
     
    2,938
    0.13
    32. Cervical Cancer
    717
    0.61
     
    7,479
    0.33
    33. Breast Cancer
    689
    0.58
     
    47,291
    2.06
    34. Kidney Disease
    679
    0.57
     
    59,823
    2.61
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    648
    0.55
     
    3,118
    0.14
    36. Prostate Cancer
    645
    0.54
     
    32,107
    1.40
    37. Epilepsy
    627
    0.53
     
    2,259
    0.10
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    597
    0.50
     
    17,208
    0.75
    39. Pertussis
    591
    0.50
     
    16
    0.00
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    591
    0.50
     
    263,916
    11.51
    41. Violence
    557
    0.47
     
    16,936
    0.74
    42. Poisonings
    483
    0.41
     
    3,852
    0.17
    43. Lymphomas
    477
    0.40
     
    39,322
    1.72
    44. Liver Cancer
    420
    0.35
     
    24,566
    1.07
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    392
    0.33
     
    31,866
    1.39
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    377
    0.32
     
    60,418
    2.64
    47. Oral Cancer
    325
    0.27
     
    10,515
    0.46
    48. Leukemia
    320
    0.27
     
    27,048
    1.18
    49. Stomach Cancer
    317
    0.27
     
    13,025
    0.57
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    285
    0.24
     
    3,259
    0.14
     
     
    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
    28.16
    34
     
    12.69
    117
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.66
    27
     
    2.84
    142
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    58
     
    17.56
    83
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.46
    16
     
    3.27
    72
    5. Lymphomas
    6.86
    42
     
    7.27
    29
    6. Liver Cancer
    6.46
    67
     
    4.74
    107
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.00
    118
     
    11.50
    62
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.89
    40
     
    5.25
    60
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
     
    2.52
    163
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.21
    36
     
    2.06
    128
    11. Leukemia
    4.24
    70
     
    5.21
    23
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.37
    157
     
    29.82
    18
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.82
    102
     
    3.03
    53
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.79
    133
     
    7.52
    33
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    119
     
    3.21
    55
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    110
     
    2.85
    31
     
     
     
    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.