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Argentina
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Argentina 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.

South Africa
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Argentina Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.3
    68.1
    65.2
    41
    39
    39
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    63.6
    70.2
    66.8
    55
    46
    51
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    66.3
    73.1
    69.6
    48
    46
    49
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    68.2
    75.3
    71.7
    54
    44
    45
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    70.4
    77.8
    74.1
    53
    40
    43
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    71.9
    79.1
    75.5
    63
    42
    49
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    73.5
    80.3
    76.9
    59
    41
    46
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.5
    80.3
    59
    41
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    74.4
    81.1
    59
    41
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    74.4
    81.1
    59
    41
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    74.5
    81.2
    59
    41
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    74.9
    81.4
    58
    41
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    75.3
    81.5
    57
    41
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    75.7
    81.7
    57
    41
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    76.0
    81.8
    57
    40
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    76.3
    82.1
    59
    40
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    76.8
    82.4
    63
    40
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    77.3
    82.8
    65
    39
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    78.1
    83.4
    66
    39
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    79.2
    84.1
    66
    40
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    80.7
    85.1
    64
    40
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    82.5
    86.3
    64
    38
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    84.7
    87.8
    66
    38
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    87.1
    89.6
    67
    37
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.3
    92.1
    67
    30
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    74.25
    145
    116.76
    101
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    48.73
    68
    86.08
    38
    3. Stroke
    33.60
    146
    85.07
    74
    4. Lung Disease
    32.11
    51
    46.11
    15
    5. Breast Cancer
    22.67
    26
    16.95
    88
    6. Lung Cancers
    18.93
    65
    18.31
    67
    7. Prostate Cancer
    18.89
    70
    32.80
    27
    8. Kidney Disease
    17.05
    83
    29.74
    33
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.06
    130
    97.16
    10
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.46
    27
    8.33
    87
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.41
    111
    22.44
    68
    12. Other Injuries
    13.01
    38
    8.13
    85
    13. Suicide
    9.07
    90
    12.84
    46
    14. Cervical Cancer
    8.46
    87
    18.31
    36
    15. Liver Disease
    8.04
    144
    13.36
    100
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    7.78
    31
    4.89
    71
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.82
    111
    7.97
    85
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.45
    66
    12.75
    12
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.43
    75
    3.76
    134
    20. Violence
    6.31
    85
    34.29
    8
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    5.68
    76
    14.16
    18
    22. Hypertension
    5.58
    148
    33.64
    13
    23. Other Neoplasms
    5.44
    16
    2.69
    94
    24. Low Birth Weight
    5.43
    111
    10.31
    68
    25. Lymphomas
    5.05
    103
    6.27
    61
    26. Alzheimers & Dementia
    4.99
    159
    30.39
    57
    27. Encephalitis
    4.92
    5
    0.39
    158
    28. Ovary Cancer
    4.41
    92
    4.41
    93
    29. Leukemia
    4.18
    69
    3.13
    120
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.83
    53
    8.82
    20
    31. HIV/AIDS
    3.73
    98
    195.94
    7
    32. Liver Cancer
    3.69
    139
    4.79
    109
    33. Skin Disease
    3.38
    62
    4.52
    38
    34. Uterin Cancer
    3.29
    44
    1.81
    106
    35. Bladder Cancer
    2.77
    66
    1.97
    95
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    140
    3.14
    92
    37. Skin Cancers
    1.86
    71
    3.72
    9
    38. Drug Use
    1.55
    64
    1.82
    53
    39. Malnutrition
    1.52
    93
    6.68
    50
    40. Alcohol
    1.50
    103
    1.64
    94
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.32
    124
    50.99
    31
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    1.27
    162
    2.22
    93
    43. Asthma
    1.24
    134
    13.22
    33
    44. Drownings
    1.05
    151
    3.40
    97
    45. Maternal Conditions
    0.99
    94
    2.56
    68
    46. Anemia
    0.91
    22
    0.01
    174
    47. Chagas disease
    0.91
    4
    0.00
    155
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.87
    140
    5.66
    74
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.80
    147
    32.59
    49
    50. Fires
    0.79
    128
    4.71
    41
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    47,659
    18.24
    41,965
    8.60
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,702
    12.51
    36,810
    7.54
    3. Lung Disease
    20,679
    7.91
    16,445
    3.37
    4. Stroke
    20,603
    7.88
    30,766
    6.30
    5. Kidney Disease
    10,766
    4.12
    11,376
    2.33
    6. Lung Cancers
    10,106
    3.87
    7,170
    1.47
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,233
    3.53
    37,228
    7.63
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,790
    3.36
    3,198
    0.66
    9. Breast Cancer
    6,935
    2.65
    4,073
    0.83
    10. Other Injuries
    6,801
    2.60
    4,153
    0.85
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,035
    2.31
    11,478
    2.35
    12. Prostate Cancer
    4,506
    1.72
    3,682
    0.75
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    4,390
    1.68
    1,865
    0.38
    14. Suicide
    4,030
    1.54
    6,476
    1.33
    15. Liver Disease
    3,958
    1.51
    5,664
    1.16
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,785
    1.45
    4,895
    1.00
    17. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,763
    1.44
    9,273
    1.90
    18. Hypertension
    3,756
    1.44
    12,038
    2.47
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    3,552
    1.36
    6,748
    1.38
    20. Stomach Cancer
    3,516
    1.35
    1,489
    0.31
    21. Other Neoplasms
    3,019
    1.16
    1,169
    0.24
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    2,917
    1.12
    5,050
    1.03
    23. Encephalitis
    2,755
    1.05
    189
    0.04
    24. Violence
    2,740
    1.05
    18,546
    3.80
    25. Lymphomas
    2,682
    1.03
    2,829
    0.58
    26. Low Birth Weight
    2,299
    0.88
    6,666
    1.37
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2,291
    0.88
    4,486
    0.92
    28. Skin Disease
    2,259
    0.86
    1,655
    0.34
    29. Leukemia
    2,197
    0.84
    1,343
    0.28
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,129
    0.81
    3,458
    0.71
    31. Liver Cancer
    2,038
    0.78
    1,948
    0.40
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1,656
    0.63
    715
    0.15
    33. HIV/AIDS
    1,607
    0.61
    107,348
    21.99
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,268
    0.49
    1,040
    0.21
    35. Oral Cancer
    1,069
    0.41
    1,308
    0.27
    36. Skin Cancers
    1,062
    0.41
    1,383
    0.28
    37. Malnutrition
    1,014
    0.39
    3,900
    0.80
    38. Uterin Cancer
    892
    0.34
    414
    0.08
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    860
    0.33
    713
    0.15
    40. Drug Use
    847
    0.32
    901
    0.18
    41. Asthma
    750
    0.29
    5,136
    1.05
    42. Alcohol
    717
    0.27
    729
    0.15
    43. Tuberculosis
    645
    0.25
    22,702
    4.65
    44. Anemia
    627
    0.24
    5
    0.00
    45. Chagas disease
    489
    0.19
    0
    0.00
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    463
    0.18
    14,198
    2.91
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    456
    0.17
    1,664
    0.34
    48. Drownings
    455
    0.17
    1,804
    0.37
    49. Maternal Conditions
    422
    0.16
    1,529
    0.31
    50. Fires
    384
    0.15
    2,191
    0.45
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.67
    26
    16.95
    88
    2. Lung Cancers
    18.93
    65
    18.31
    67
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.89
    70
    32.80
    27
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.46
    27
    8.33
    87
    5. Cervical Cancer
    8.46
    87
    18.31
    36
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.78
    31
    4.89
    71
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.43
    75
    3.76
    134
    8. Lymphomas
    5.05
    103
    6.27
    61
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.41
    92
    4.41
    93
    10. Leukemia
    4.18
    69
    3.13
    120
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.83
    53
    8.82
    20
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.69
    139
    4.79
    109
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.29
    44
    1.81
    106
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.77
    66
    1.97
    95
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    140
    3.14
    92
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.86
    71
    3.72
    9
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.