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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 Macedonia 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 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

Compare Bahamas and Afghanistan 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
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.9
    65.9
    63.3
    51
    47
    49
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    63.1
    69.4
    66.2
    59
    48
    55
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    63.8
    71.8
    67.7
    73
    59
    64
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    66.0
    73.3
    69.5
    76
    69
    70
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    72.6
    78.6
    75.7
    70
    62
    65
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.6
    78.6
    70
    62
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.4
    72
    65
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.5
    73
    64
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    73.7
    79.6
    73
    64
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    73.9
    79.7
    73
    63
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    74.3
    79.9
    74
    62
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    74.9
    80.2
    70
    61
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    75.6
    80.6
    64
    57
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.2
    58
    51
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.8
    52
    48
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    47
    42
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.3
    43
    40
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    41
    38
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.1
    42
    39
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    83.8
    86.3
    41
    37
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.9
    42
    34
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.7
    47
    34
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    52
    28
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.53
    132
     
    263.34
    11
    2. HIV/AIDS
    52.41
    29
     
    1.55
    113
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
     
    5.09
    162
    4. Stroke
    46.25
    140
     
    154.41
    14
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.73
    83
     
    23.82
    106
    6. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
     
    25.76
    15
    7. Hypertension
    28.97
    26
     
    16.62
    65
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26.64
    104
     
    64.21
    61
    9. Violence
    22.68
    15
     
    8.34
    68
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    16.22
    17
     
    7.56
    66
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.10
    88
     
    32.37
    21
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
     
    5.27
    129
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.42
    125
     
    18.73
    90
    14. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
     
    7.51
    97
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.78
    43
     
    7.38
    59
    16. Other Injuries
    8.57
    85
     
    38.08
    1
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.48
    155
     
    24.53
    43
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
     
    7.75
    114
    19. Drownings
    6.69
    51
     
    11.89
    14
    20. Lung Disease
    6.29
    183
     
    37.62
    27
    21. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
     
    6.62
    49
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    103
     
    24.58
    13
    23. Skin Disease
    6.01
    14
     
    2.47
    70
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
     
    14.79
    22
    25. Liver Disease
    4.76
    165
     
    24.85
    55
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
     
    6.08
    76
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.21
    146
     
    12.02
    40
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
     
    4.62
    21
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
     
    4.12
    94
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
     
    1.54
    141
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
     
    10.76
    14
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.63
    100
     
    7.66
    29
    33. Alcohol
    2.24
    65
     
    0.83
    134
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
     
    8.53
    9
    35. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
     
    2.75
    129
    36. Malnutrition
    1.89
    91
     
    3.63
    71
    37. Falls
    1.84
    172
     
    13.44
    24
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.78
    119
     
    18.51
    18
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1.69
    124
     
    6.98
    7
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.67
    55
     
    0.35
    174
    41. Fires
    1.66
    90
     
    1.98
    80
    42. Suicide
    1.57
    178
     
    6.92
    129
    43. Asthma
    1.48
    130
     
    19.26
    17
    44. Anemia
    1.47
    55
     
    0.06
    130
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
     
    3.06
    56
    46. Epilepsy
    1.09
    143
     
    3.57
    46
    47. Drug Use
    0.88
    118
     
    0.61
    146
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.87
    101
     
    15.69
    24
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    146
     
    22.93
    53
    50. Meningitis
    0.80
    109
     
    7.94
    40
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    352
    16.65
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. HIV/AIDS
    223
    10.55
     
    348
    0.15
    3. Stroke
    186
    8.80
     
    18,204
    7.78
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    128
    6.05
     
    3,042
    1.30
    5. Hypertension
    116
    5.49
     
    1,832
    0.78
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105
    4.97
     
    23,770
    10.16
    7. Violence
    92
    4.35
     
    2,272
    0.97
    8. Prostate Cancer
    76
    3.60
     
    222
    0.09
    9. Breast Cancer
    73
    3.45
     
    2,008
    0.86
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    64
    3.03
     
    2,449
    1.05
    11. Kidney Disease
    61
    2.89
     
    4,677
    2.00
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    56
    2.65
     
    824
    0.35
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    2.03
     
    4,938
    2.11
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    36
    1.70
     
    1,164
    0.50
    15. Lung Cancers
    35
    1.66
     
    1,058
    0.45
    16. Other Injuries
    35
    1.66
     
    12,476
    5.33
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    1.51
     
    2,076
    0.89
    18. Drownings
    27
    1.28
     
    4,649
    1.99
    19. Lymphomas
    26
    1.23
     
    1,283
    0.55
    20. Lung Disease
    25
    1.18
     
    4,406
    1.88
    21. Stomach Cancer
    23
    1.09
     
    1,853
    0.79
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    1.09
     
    602
    0.26
    23. Skin Disease
    23
    1.09
     
    343
    0.15
    24. Liver Disease
    21
    0.99
     
    3,804
    1.63
    25. Low Birth Weight
    20
    0.95
     
    13,733
    5.87
    26. Liver Cancer
    17
    0.80
     
    793
    0.34
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    15
    0.71
     
    6,096
    2.60
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.52
     
    1,351
    0.58
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    11
    0.52
     
    193
    0.08
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11
    0.52
     
    1,163
    0.50
    31. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.47
     
    1,202
    0.51
    32. Uterin Cancer
    10
    0.47
     
    333
    0.14
    33. Alcohol
    10
    0.47
     
    159
    0.07
    34. Ovary Cancer
    9
    0.43
     
    310
    0.13
    35. Leukemia
    8
    0.38
     
    796
    0.34
    36. Malnutrition
    7
    0.33
     
    1,598
    0.68
    37. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.33
     
    1,076
    0.46
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.33
     
    34
    0.01
    39. Falls
    7
    0.33
     
    4,299
    1.84
    40. Fires
    7
    0.33
     
    587
    0.25
    41. Suicide
    7
    0.33
     
    1,796
    0.77
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.28
     
    10,342
    4.42
    43. Anemia
    6
    0.28
     
    15
    0.01
    44. Asthma
    6
    0.28
     
    2,874
    1.23
    45. Bladder Cancer
    5
    0.24
     
    353
    0.15
    46. Epilepsy
    5
    0.24
     
    1,239
    0.53
    47. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.19
     
    4,486
    1.92
    48. Drug Use
    4
    0.19
     
    127
    0.05
    49. Tuberculosis
    3
    0.14
     
    13,325
    5.69
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.14
     
    12,146
    5.19
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
     
    5.09
    162
    2. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
     
    25.76
    15
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
     
    5.27
    129
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
     
    7.51
    97
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
     
    7.75
    114
    6. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
     
    6.62
    49
    7. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
     
    14.79
    22
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
     
    6.08
    76
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
     
    4.62
    21
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
     
    4.12
    94
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
     
    1.54
    141
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
     
    10.76
    14
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
     
    8.53
    9
    14. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
     
    2.75
    129
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
     
    3.06
    56
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.32
    178
     
    1.54
    88
     
     
     
    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.