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Compare Sri Lanka and India 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
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   India INDIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
     
    43.2
    41.3
    42.3
    121
    145
    135
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
    2015
    71.6
    78.3
    74.9
    76
    64
    70
     
    66.9
    69.9
    68.3
    115
    129
    126
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   India INDIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.6
    78.3
    76
    64
     
    66.9
    69.9
    115
    129
    Age 5
    72.3
    78.9
    85
    68
     
    70.1
    73.5
    107
    122
    Age 10
    72.4
    79.0
    87
    68
     
    70.4
    73.8
    106
    122
    Age 15
    72.5
    79.1
    87
    68
     
    70.6
    74.0
    106
    122
    Age 20
    72.8
    79.3
    87
    66
     
    70.8
    74.3
    106
    121
    Age 25
    73.4
    79.5
    83
    68
     
    71.3
    74.7
    108
    119
    Age 30
    74.0
    79.7
    81
    69
     
    71.7
    75.1
    108
    119
    Age 35
    74.5
    79.8
    79
    69
     
    72.2
    75.5
    107
    119
    Age 40
    75.2
    80.0
    79
    68
     
    72.9
    75.9
    107
    118
    Age 45
    75.9
    80.3
    74
    68
     
    73.7
    76.3
    103
    119
    Age 50
    76.9
    80.6
    70
    71
     
    74.6
    76.9
    101
    120
    Age 55
    78.0
    81.1
    66
    73
     
    75.8
    77.7
    101
    121
    Age 60
    79.4
    81.8
    60
    75
     
    77.2
    78.6
    100
    120
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.7
    61
    76
     
    78.9
    80.1
    97
    121
    Age 70
    82.8
    83.9
    58
    78
     
    81.2
    82.0
    88
    116
    Age 75
    85.0
    85.8
    57
    78
     
    83.8
    84.5
    77
    104
    Age 80
    87.7
    88.0
    52
    76
     
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    90
    Age 85
    90.9
    90.9
    34
    74
     
    90.4
    90.6
    63
    83
    Age 90
    94.5
    94.3
    22
    71
     
    94.2
    94.3
    39
    73
    Age 95
    98.5
    98.2
    16
    55
     
    98.3
    98.3
    27
    50
    Age 100
    102.7
    102.4
    13
    50
     
    102.6
    102.6
    19
    29
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   India INDIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
     
    146.11
    56
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
     
    71.48
    114
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
     
    31.41
    84
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
     
    16.05
    24
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
     
    11.35
    55
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
     
    64.03
    62
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
     
    25.35
    39
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
     
    96.92
    4
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
     
    22.93
    63
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
     
    14.57
    124
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
     
    22.51
    67
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
     
    16.06
    70
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
     
    13.71
    123
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
     
    20.92
    3
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
     
    11.00
    63
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
     
    8.69
    8
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
     
    8.33
    95
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
     
    4.91
    77
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
     
    8.14
    109
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
     
    3.96
    52
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
     
    43.10
    40
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
     
    5.77
    86
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
     
    12.46
    68
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
     
    1.48
    181
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
     
    23.62
    17
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
     
    2.34
    143
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
     
    3.93
    103
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
     
    4.45
    102
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
     
    2.73
    168
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
     
    2.66
    147
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
     
    2.42
    154
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
     
    40.22
    37
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
     
    4.15
    55
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
     
    3.28
    64
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
     
    3.10
    172
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
     
    5.10
    133
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
     
    10.30
    5
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
     
    2.52
    62
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
     
    3.20
    4
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
     
    0.70
    142
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
     
    9.86
    57
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
     
    1.83
    3
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
     
    0.43
    166
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
     
    1.05
    151
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
     
    1.40
    85
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
     
    4.98
    60
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    1.54
    140
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
     
    5.22
    87
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
     
    3.18
    61
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
     
    5.79
    53
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   India INDIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
     
    1,446,853
    16.44
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
     
    694,258
    7.89
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
     
    298,243
    3.39
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
     
    206,278
    2.34
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
     
    110,369
    1.25
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
     
    648,220
    7.37
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
     
    257,862
    2.93
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
     
    259,749
    2.95
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
     
    896,779
    10.19
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
     
    126,731
    1.44
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
     
    278,383
    3.16
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
     
    160,001
    1.82
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
     
    204,603
    2.32
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
     
    130,822
    1.49
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
     
    94,354
    1.07
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
     
    84,904
    0.96
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
     
    63,004
    0.72
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
     
    116,118
    1.32
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
     
    76,356
    0.87
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
     
    41,255
    0.47
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
     
    470,641
    5.35
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
     
    61,372
    0.70
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
     
    16,989
    0.19
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
     
    27,756
    0.32
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
     
    28,552
    0.32
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
     
    329,864
    3.75
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
     
    52,987
    0.60
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
     
    68,906
    0.78
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
     
    29,342
    0.33
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
     
    26,223
    0.30
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
     
    431,178
    4.90
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
     
    51,222
    0.58
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
     
    40,312
    0.46
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
     
    21,684
    0.25
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
     
    53,394
    0.61
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
     
    110,869
    1.26
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
     
    29,700
    0.34
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
     
    39,913
    0.45
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
     
    7,841
    0.09
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
     
    20,232
    0.23
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
     
    137,726
    1.57
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
     
    4,359
    0.05
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
     
    10,510
    0.12
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
     
    13,586
    0.15
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
     
    17,132
    0.19
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
     
    52,285
    0.59
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
     
    15,743
    0.18
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
     
    67,170
    0.76
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
     
    57,658
    0.66
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
     
    43,120
    0.49
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   India INDIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
     
    13.71
    123
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
     
    8.69
    8
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
     
    8.14
    109
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
     
    3.96
    52
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
     
    5.77
    86
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
     
    12.46
    68
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
     
    2.34
    143
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
     
    3.93
    103
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
     
    2.73
    168
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
     
    2.66
    147
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
     
    3.10
    172
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
     
    5.10
    133
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
     
    0.43
    166
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
     
    1.05
    151
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    1.54
    140
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
     
    0.94
    160
     
     
     
    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.