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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 2014 updates, 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
    67.0
    74.7
    70.8
    86
    66
    76
     
    61.4
    63.6
    62.5
    121
    126
    126
    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
    154.65
    31
     
    138.36
    39
    2. Stroke
    72.35
    105
     
    104.39
    72
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.87
    31
     
    25.40
    91
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    35.08
    80
     
    47.80
    69
    5. Lung Disease
    29.40
    38
     
    126.99
    1
    6. Suicide
    28.77
    5
     
    21.21
    12
    7. Other Injuries
    22.53
    34
     
    20.07
    41
    8. Kidney Disease
    16.34
    66
     
    21.56
    24
    9. Liver Disease
    15.28
    89
     
    21.96
    61
    10. Asthma
    13.98
    20
     
    17.16
    14
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.05
    106
     
    20.74
    64
    12. Hypertension
    12.95
    117
     
    18.52
    67
    13. Breast Cancer
    11.60
    124
     
    13.65
    110
    14. Oral Cancer
    8.94
    8
     
    8.89
    9
    15. Falls
    8.61
    51
     
    29.36
    2
    16. Violence
    8.23
    66
     
    5.75
    83
    17. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7.80
    72
     
    58.80
    22
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    6.77
    114
     
    7.65
    102
    19. Lung Cancers
    6.44
    119
     
    6.80
    115
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.99
    30
     
    4.12
    52
    21. Meningitis
    5.97
    54
     
    4.67
    62
    22. Cervical Cancer
    5.90
    108
     
    13.22
    51
    23. Stomach Cancer
    5.87
    82
     
    6.13
    75
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.38
    114
     
    8.69
    69
    25. Drownings
    4.56
    78
     
    7.90
    32
    26. Low Birth Weight
    4.39
    121
     
    27.79
    16
    27. Malnutrition
    4.34
    68
     
    4.39
    67
    28. Leukemia
    4.24
    63
     
    2.47
    131
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.16
    87
     
    3.83
    95
    30. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    136
     
    2.85
    156
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.48
    95
     
    10.39
    14
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.36
    76
     
    0.46
    165
    33. Lymphomas
    2.85
    128
     
    2.69
    133
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.63
    163
     
    5.13
    117
    35. Fires
    2.40
    86
     
    4.68
    56
    36. Prostate Cancer
    2.22
    165
     
    3.27
    159
    37. Epilepsy
    2.20
    76
     
    3.42
    58
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.58
    119
     
    11.48
    54
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    1.49
    159
     
    5.68
    90
    40. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    127
     
    27.86
    42
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.02
    143
     
    1.07
    139
    42. Alcohol
    1.01
    77
     
    0.77
    88
    43. HIV/AIDS
    0.81
    119
     
    11.28
    68
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.73
    158
     
    9.12
    26
    45. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    164
     
    1.18
    139
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    93
     
    0.29
    114
    47. Appendicitis
    0.63
    67
     
    0.21
    108
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    0.61
    147
     
    0.38
    155
    49. Drug Use
    0.54
    122
     
    0.68
    108
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.54
    104
     
    4.05
    57
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   India INDIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    25.74
     
    1,215,414
    13.70
    2. Stroke
    15,172
    11.98
     
    881,702
    9.94
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    10,195
    8.05
     
    227,324
    2.56
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,292
    5.76
     
    481,508
    5.43
    5. Suicide
    6,170
    4.87
     
    258,075
    2.91
    6. Lung Disease
    6,127
    4.84
     
    1,061,863
    11.97
    7. Other Injuries
    4,800
    3.79
     
    209,605
    2.36
    8. Kidney Disease
    3,494
    2.76
     
    203,467
    2.29
    9. Liver Disease
    3,349
    2.65
     
    216,865
    2.44
    10. Asthma
    2,953
    2.33
     
    151,877
    1.71
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,773
    2.19
     
    233,070
    2.63
    12. Hypertension
    2,733
    2.16
     
    158,334
    1.79
    13. Oral Cancer
    1,914
    1.51
     
    87,710
    0.99
    14. Falls
    1,823
    1.44
     
    254,183
    2.87
    15. Violence
    1,765
    1.39
     
    67,642
    0.76
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,646
    1.30
     
    586,617
    6.61
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    1,427
    1.13
     
    104,200
    1.17
    18. Lung Cancers
    1,400
    1.11
     
    63,762
    0.72
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,361
    1.07
     
    70,196
    0.79
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,301
    1.03
     
    38,686
    0.44
    21. Meningitis
    1,269
    1.00
     
    55,292
    0.62
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,266
    1.00
     
    58,992
    0.67
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,142
    0.90
     
    81,742
    0.92
    24. Drownings
    964
    0.76
     
    94,319
    1.06
    25. Low Birth Weight
    930
    0.73
     
    380,890
    4.29
    26. Leukemia
    904
    0.71
     
    27,392
    0.31
    27. Malnutrition
    903
    0.71
     
    45,256
    0.51
    28. Liver Cancer
    772
    0.61
     
    26,788
    0.30
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    735
    0.58
     
    99,262
    1.12
    30. Cervical Cancer
    690
    0.55
     
    67,503
    0.76
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    689
    0.54
     
    3,873
    0.04
    32. Lymphomas
    614
    0.49
     
    27,089
    0.31
    33. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    565
    0.45
     
    48,576
    0.55
    34. Fires
    506
    0.40
     
    55,292
    0.62
    35. Ovary Cancer
    487
    0.38
     
    19,460
    0.22
    36. Epilepsy
    468
    0.37
     
    39,097
    0.44
    37. Birth Trauma
    335
    0.26
     
    157,397
    1.77
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    315
    0.25
     
    55,358
    0.62
    39. Tuberculosis
    237
    0.19
     
    269,866
    3.04
    40. Alcohol
    225
    0.18
     
    8,034
    0.09
    41. Bladder Cancer
    216
    0.17
     
    9,508
    0.11
    42. Prostate Cancer
    208
    0.16
     
    12,231
    0.14
    43. HIV/AIDS
    177
    0.14
     
    135,187
    1.52
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    155
    0.12
     
    85,487
    0.96
    45. Pancreas Cancer
    145
    0.11
     
    10,786
    0.12
    46. Appendicitis
    133
    0.10
     
    2,027
    0.02
    47. Anemia
    132
    0.10
     
    2,801
    0.03
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    126
    0.10
     
    3,041
    0.03
    49. Drug Use
    117
    0.09
     
    7,656
    0.09
    50. Maternal Conditions
    114
    0.09
     
    51,282
    0.58
     
     
    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
    11.60
    124
     
    13.65
    110
    2. Oral Cancer
    8.94
    8
     
    8.89
    9
    3. Lung Cancers
    6.44
    119
     
    6.80
    115
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.99
    30
     
    4.12
    52
    5. Cervical Cancer
    5.90
    108
     
    13.22
    51
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.87
    82
     
    6.13
    75
    7. Leukemia
    4.24
    63
     
    2.47
    131
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.16
    87
     
    3.83
    95
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    136
     
    2.85
    156
    10. Lymphomas
    2.85
    128
     
    2.69
    133
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.63
    163
     
    5.13
    117
    12. Prostate Cancer
    2.22
    165
     
    3.27
    159
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.02
    143
     
    1.07
    139
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    164
     
    1.18
    139
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.46
    165
     
    0.98
    150
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.23
    166
     
    0.18
    171
     
     
     
    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.