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Compare Arab Emirates and South Africa 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
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    51.9
    55.0
    53.4
    84
    85
    84
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    59.3
    63.0
    61.1
    76
    77
    78
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    66.1
    70.4
    68.2
    49
    65
    59
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    71.2
    75.3
    73.2
    33
    45
    36
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    73.4
    75.7
    74.2
    32
    55
    42
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    75.5
    77.7
    76.2
    35
    57
    43
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    76.5
    78.7
    77.2
    35
    61
    43
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.5
    78.7
    35
    61
     
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    77.1
    79.2
    36
    68
     
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    77.2
    79.3
    36
    69
     
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    77.3
    79.3
    36
    72
     
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    77.5
    79.4
    34
    71
     
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    77.7
    79.4
    36
    72
     
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    77.9
    79.5
    37
    76
     
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    78.0
    79.6
    39
    78
     
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    78.2
    79.6
    39
    80
     
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    78.4
    79.8
    40
    84
     
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    78.7
    80.0
    43
    86
     
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    79.2
    80.4
    47
    88
     
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    79.8
    81.0
    55
    92
     
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    81.2
    82.3
    53
    89
     
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    82.8
    83.7
    59
    83
     
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    84.8
    85.6
    63
    79
     
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    87.2
    88.0
    64
    75
     
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.3
    90.9
    70
    72
     
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    147.92
    53
     
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    78.00
    99
     
    93.76
    78
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.75
    61
     
    86.02
    13
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.01
    30
     
    13.28
    133
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25.54
    108
     
    86.33
    46
    6. Kidney Disease
    23.39
    46
     
    25.47
    38
    7. Lung Disease
    18.37
    128
     
    44.30
    16
    8. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    20.75
    51
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.39
    126
     
    22.46
    68
    10. Liver Disease
    9.33
    132
     
    12.56
    106
    11. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    20.75
    57
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.77
    69
     
    14.65
    12
    13. Hypertension
    6.45
    142
     
    30.73
    23
    14. Other Injuries
    6.38
    119
     
    6.58
    114
    15. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    5.65
    48
    16. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    8.06
    15
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
     
    7.65
    106
    18. Asthma
    4.14
    94
     
    13.61
    38
    19. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    20.99
    32
    20. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    35.07
    21
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    10.45
    72
    22. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    4.69
    113
    23. Low Birth Weight
    3.32
    141
     
    8.45
    82
    24. Falls
    3.29
    130
     
    3.09
    137
    25. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    5.60
    87
    26. Meningitis
    3.04
    66
     
    4.79
    49
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    137
     
    11.62
    36
    28. Violence
    2.85
    126
     
    25.69
    14
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.84
    79
     
    3.70
    62
    30. Suicide
    2.74
    173
     
    12.13
    60
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.69
    101
     
    29.47
    47
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    6.04
    51
    33. Drug Use
    2.02
    55
     
    1.61
    68
    34. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    3.76
    101
    35. Skin Disease
    1.87
    89
     
    5.13
    23
    36. Tuberculosis
    1.82
    119
     
    59.33
    24
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.75
    123
     
    4.24
    72
    38. Fires
    1.69
    88
     
    4.91
    45
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    10.53
    15
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    3.92
    69
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    2.27
    77
    42. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    2.31
    82
    43. Drownings
    1.10
    147
     
    3.49
    97
    44. Epilepsy
    1.09
    144
     
    8.73
    6
    45. Birth Trauma
    1.07
    138
     
    4.92
    79
    46. Anemia
    1.04
    63
     
    0.62
    72
    47. Tetanus
    1.03
    43
     
    0.05
    106
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    0.88
    111
     
    1.72
    52
    49. Other Neoplasms
    0.76
    166
     
    2.61
    95
    50. Malnutrition
    0.58
    122
     
    5.38
    56
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,733
    26.71
     
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    1,699
    12.16
     
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    902
    6.45
     
    11,632
    2.32
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    756
    5.41
     
    31,831
    6.35
    5. Kidney Disease
    613
    4.39
     
    9,527
    1.90
    6. Lung Disease
    520
    3.72
     
    15,479
    3.09
    7. Other Injuries
    423
    3.03
     
    3,235
    0.65
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    413
    2.96
     
    35,331
    7.04
    9. Violence
    341
    2.44
     
    14,288
    2.85
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    304
    2.18
     
    4,435
    0.88
    11. Liver Disease
    285
    2.04
     
    5,084
    1.01
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    261
    1.87
     
    5,755
    1.15
    13. Suicide
    261
    1.87
     
    5,854
    1.17
    14. Falls
    257
    1.84
     
    1,171
    0.23
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    245
    1.75
     
    4,379
    0.87
    16. Lung Cancers
    205
    1.47
     
    7,881
    1.57
    17. Low Birth Weight
    184
    1.32
     
    5,119
    1.02
    18. Asthma
    174
    1.25
     
    5,188
    1.03
    19. Lymphomas
    163
    1.17
     
    3,508
    0.70
    20. Breast Cancer
    155
    1.11
     
    4,936
    0.98
    21. Drug Use
    150
    1.07
     
    773
    0.15
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    149
    1.07
     
    3,930
    0.78
    23. Hypertension
    143
    1.02
     
    10,994
    2.19
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    125
    0.89
     
    5,210
    1.04
    25. Leukemia
    107
    0.77
     
    1,555
    0.31
    26. Meningitis
    101
    0.72
     
    2,309
    0.46
    27. Stomach Cancer
    101
    0.72
     
    1,794
    0.36
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    89
    0.64
     
    1,438
    0.29
    29. Fires
    89
    0.64
     
    2,256
    0.45
    30. Liver Cancer
    87
    0.62
     
    2,217
    0.44
    31. Epilepsy
    85
    0.61
     
    3,982
    0.79
    32. Drownings
    83
    0.59
     
    1,775
    0.35
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    66
    0.47
     
    2,256
    0.45
    34. Birth Trauma
    59
    0.42
     
    2,980
    0.59
    35. Oral Cancer
    58
    0.42
     
    1,569
    0.31
    36. Ovary Cancer
    56
    0.40
     
    1,332
    0.27
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    52
    0.37
     
    3,992
    0.80
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41
    0.29
     
    12,761
    2.54
    39. Tuberculosis
    39
    0.28
     
    25,264
    5.04
    40. Skin Disease
    39
    0.28
     
    1,970
    0.39
    41. Cervical Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    5,054
    1.01
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    4,151
    0.83
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    36
    0.26
     
    1,544
    0.31
    44. Alcohol
    28
    0.20
     
    593
    0.12
    45. Poisonings
    27
    0.19
     
    656
    0.13
    46. Bladder Cancer
    24
    0.17
     
    825
    0.16
    47. Anemia
    22
    0.16
     
    246
    0.05
    48. Tetanus
    20
    0.14
     
    22
    0.00
    49. Skin Cancers
    18
    0.13
     
    1,659
    0.33
    50. Encephalitis
    16
    0.11
     
    214
    0.04
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    20.75
    51
    2. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    20.75
    57
    3. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    5.65
    48
    4. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    8.06
    15
    5. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    20.99
    32
    6. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    35.07
    21
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    10.45
    72
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    4.69
    113
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    5.60
    87
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    6.04
    51
    11. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    3.76
    101
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    10.53
    15
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    3.92
    69
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    2.27
    77
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    2.31
    82
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.47
    164
     
    4.48
    4
     
     
     
    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.