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Compare Togo and Ghana 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
     
      Togo TOGO   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    41.3
    44.4
    42.8
    132
    130
    131
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    46.9
    50.2
    48.5
    128
    128
    129
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    52.7
    56.3
    54.4
    128
    125
    129
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    55.7
    59.7
    57.6
    139
    135
    136
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    55.9
    59.9
    57.9
    143
    138
    140
     
    57.9
    59.1
    58.5
    136
    144
    138
    2010
    56.6
    58.2
    57.4
    160
    165
    164
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2015
    57.1
    59.7
    58.4
    168
    170
    168
     
    61.0
    63.9
    62.4
    149
    155
    153
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Togo TOGO   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    57.1
    59.7
    168
    170
     
    61.0
    63.9
    149
    155
    Age 5
    63.3
    65.2
    164
    169
     
    65.3
    67.7
    153
    157
    Age 10
    64.5
    66.6
    163
    168
     
    66.1
    68.5
    151
    156
    Age 15
    65.3
    67.3
    161
    167
     
    66.6
    69.0
    151
    157
    Age 20
    66.1
    68.1
    160
    166
     
    67.3
    69.5
    145
    156
    Age 25
    67.0
    68.9
    159
    166
     
    68.2
    70.2
    143
    157
    Age 30
    68.0
    69.8
    157
    166
     
    69.0
    70.9
    144
    157
    Age 35
    69.1
    70.8
    156
    166
     
    69.9
    71.7
    143
    158
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.1
    149
    165
     
    70.8
    72.5
    144
    158
    Age 45
    71.7
    73.3
    145
    164
     
    71.7
    73.4
    142
    162
    Age 50
    73.1
    74.5
    138
    163
     
    72.8
    74.3
    151
    166
    Age 55
    74.5
    75.7
    132
    161
     
    74.0
    75.3
    154
    171
    Age 60
    76.1
    77.0
    132
    163
     
    75.4
    76.4
    159
    173
    Age 65
    77.8
    78.5
    135
    163
     
    77.1
    77.8
    166
    175
    Age 70
    79.8
    80.4
    142
    166
     
    79.1
    79.6
    172
    175
    Age 75
    82.2
    82.7
    148
    167
     
    81.6
    81.9
    175
    175
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.3
    165
    167
     
    84.6
    84.8
    175
    178
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.5
    171
    176
     
    88.2
    88.4
    176
    177
    Age 90
    92.0
    92.1
    183
    182
     
    92.3
    92.5
    175
    175
    Age 95
    96.6
    96.6
    183
    182
     
    96.8
    97.0
    175
    175
    Age 100
    101.3
    101.4
    181
    183
     
    101.5
    101.6
    174
    175
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Togo TOGO   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    158.15
    23
     
    127.53
    31
    2. HIV/AIDS
    131.60
    23
     
    49.90
    34
    3. Stroke
    123.66
    50
     
    149.38
    24
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.24
    95
     
    96.73
    75
    5. Malaria
    62.09
    8
     
    61.63
    11
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    52.28
    31
     
    29.83
    45
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    38.98
    56
     
    36.81
    60
    8. Meningitis
    38.48
    10
     
    27.58
    19
    9. Malnutrition
    35.40
    25
     
    32.09
    29
    10. Liver Disease
    29.26
    29
     
    33.79
    19
    11. Low Birth Weight
    22.59
    24
     
    19.23
    36
    12. Birth Trauma
    22.40
    16
     
    17.73
    33
    13. Other Injuries
    20.17
    40
     
    13.87
    71
    14. Prostate Cancer
    20.15
    59
     
    15.84
    94
    15. Maternal Conditions
    20.00
    23
     
    13.59
    39
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.03
    81
     
    24.60
    38
    17. Lung Disease
    16.48
    105
     
    15.53
    111
    18. Cervical Cancer
    15.99
    43
     
    20.71
    27
    19. Kidney Disease
    15.88
    72
     
    15.74
    74
    20. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    15.68
    9
     
    9.55
    24
    21. Hypertension
    15.44
    102
     
    20.93
    50
    22. Breast Cancer
    15.17
    95
     
    12.01
    121
    23. Tuberculosis
    15.15
    56
     
    10.65
    68
    24. Falls
    14.86
    19
     
    14.32
    21
    25. Anemia
    14.28
    10
     
    13.93
    12
    26. Liver Cancer
    13.81
    18
     
    12.61
    23
    27. Epilepsy
    13.41
    12
     
    11.36
    18
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    11.74
    43
     
    14.41
    28
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    11.34
    25
     
    10.66
    34
    30. Violence
    10.63
    49
     
    5.53
    86
    31. Fires
    10.33
    31
     
    4.98
    53
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.23
    64
     
    12.21
    36
    33. Asthma
    8.66
    57
     
    7.53
    68
    34. Appendicitis
    7.38
    11
     
    5.14
    19
    35. Stomach Cancer
    6.72
    66
     
    2.91
    143
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.24
    59
     
    5.03
    74
    37. Drownings
    5.80
    51
     
    4.80
    72
    38. Suicide
    5.10
    122
     
    2.97
    152
    39. Skin Disease
    4.72
    40
     
    3.62
    53
    40. Ovary Cancer
    4.43
    81
     
    3.33
    123
    41. Lymphomas
    4.24
    96
     
    3.76
    112
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.09
    53
     
    0.48
    168
    43. Hepatitis B
    3.99
    21
     
    4.52
    14
    44. Other Neoplasms
    3.86
    46
     
    2.22
    111
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.49
    148
     
    3.54
    147
    46. Syphilis
    3.43
    15
     
    0.79
    64
    47. Measles
    3.39
    18
     
    2.04
    34
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    3.17
    36
     
    3.16
    38
    49. Schistosomiasis
    3.09
    29
     
    2.30
    41
    50. Poisonings
    2.64
    54
     
    2.08
    63
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Togo TOGO   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,405
    12.61
     
    22,387
    11.96
    2. HIV/AIDS
    6,634
    11.30
     
    10,343
    5.52
    3. Malaria
    5,489
    9.35
     
    17,422
    9.30
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,678
    6.26
     
    7,589
    4.05
    5. Stroke
    3,248
    5.53
     
    18,258
    9.75
    6. Low Birth Weight
    2,728
    4.64
     
    7,876
    4.21
    7. Birth Trauma
    2,705
    4.61
     
    7,261
    3.88
    8. Meningitis
    2,374
    4.04
     
    6,310
    3.37
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,304
    3.92
     
    12,125
    6.48
    10. Malnutrition
    1,940
    3.30
     
    6,182
    3.30
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    1,267
    2.16
     
    4,130
    2.21
    12. Other Injuries
    1,204
    2.05
     
    3,068
    1.64
    13. Maternal Conditions
    1,135
    1.93
     
    3,117
    1.66
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,132
    1.93
     
    4,832
    2.58
    15. Liver Disease
    1,120
    1.91
     
    5,477
    2.92
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,052
    1.79
     
    5,540
    2.96
    17. Epilepsy
    835
    1.42
     
    2,651
    1.42
    18. Fires
    793
    1.35
     
    1,333
    0.71
    19. Falls
    745
    1.27
     
    2,626
    1.40
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    690
    1.18
     
    3,127
    1.67
    21. Violence
    675
    1.15
     
    1,456
    0.78
    22. Anemia
    640
    1.09
     
    2,439
    1.30
    23. Kidney Disease
    598
    1.02
     
    2,469
    1.32
    24. Tuberculosis
    566
    0.96
     
    1,735
    0.93
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    499
    0.85
     
    1,350
    0.72
    26. Liver Cancer
    462
    0.79
     
    1,855
    0.99
    27. Lung Disease
    451
    0.77
     
    1,930
    1.03
    28. Drownings
    421
    0.72
     
    1,248
    0.67
    29. Hypertension
    405
    0.69
     
    2,539
    1.36
    30. Syphilis
    377
    0.64
     
    290
    0.15
    31. Measles
    357
    0.61
     
    771
    0.41
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    332
    0.56
     
    1,833
    0.98
    33. Asthma
    327
    0.56
     
    1,169
    0.62
    34. Appendicitis
    297
    0.51
     
    843
    0.45
    35. Breast Cancer
    291
    0.49
     
    1,013
    0.54
    36. Cervical Cancer
    255
    0.43
     
    1,549
    0.83
    37. Pertussis
    251
    0.43
     
    803
    0.43
    38. Suicide
    247
    0.42
     
    577
    0.31
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    229
    0.39
     
    779
    0.42
    40. Stomach Cancer
    196
    0.33
     
    433
    0.23
    41. Poisonings
    189
    0.32
     
    549
    0.29
    42. Skin Disease
    178
    0.30
     
    549
    0.29
    43. Prostate Cancer
    176
    0.30
     
    680
    0.36
    44. Hepatitis B
    163
    0.28
     
    755
    0.40
    45. Tetanus
    161
    0.27
     
    255
    0.14
    46. Lymphomas
    147
    0.25
     
    558
    0.30
    47. Other Neoplasms
    121
    0.21
     
    351
    0.19
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    113
    0.19
     
    447
    0.24
    49. Schistosomiasis
    108
    0.18
     
    355
    0.19
    50. Encephalitis
    107
    0.18
     
    308
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Togo TOGO   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    20.15
    59
     
    15.84
    94
    2. Cervical Cancer
    15.99
    43
     
    20.71
    27
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.17
    95
     
    12.01
    121
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.81
    18
     
    12.61
    23
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.72
    66
     
    2.91
    143
    6. Ovary Cancer
    4.43
    81
     
    3.33
    123
    7. Lymphomas
    4.24
    96
     
    3.76
    112
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.09
    53
     
    0.48
    168
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.49
    148
     
    3.54
    147
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.54
    96
     
    2.50
    98
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.23
    75
     
    1.19
    128
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.55
    92
     
    1.21
    118
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.54
    128
     
    1.32
    135
    14. Lung Cancers
    1.50
    157
     
    2.27
    143
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    115
     
    1.54
    108
    16. Leukemia
    1.11
    158
     
    1.05
    161
     
     
     
    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.