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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 Belarus 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
     
      Belarus BELARUS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    64.0
    72.9
    68.3
    35
    16
    31
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    68.0
    76.0
    71.9
    21
    6
    11
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    65.9
    75.6
    70.6
    54
    24
    36
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    66.3
    75.6
    70.8
    74
    39
    57
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    62.6
    73.5
    68.0
    115
    84
    103
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    64.5
    76.3
    70.3
    122
    81
    103
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    68.8
    79.2
    74.2
    104
    54
    87
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belarus BELARUS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    79.2
    104
    54
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    69.1
    79.4
    120
    64
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    69.2
    79.5
    122
    65
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    69.2
    79.5
    123
    65
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    69.4
    79.6
    130
    66
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    69.6
    79.7
    132
    69
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    69.9
    79.8
    135
    69
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    70.4
    80.0
    141
    70
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    71.1
    80.3
    142
    68
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    71.9
    80.6
    141
    67
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    73.0
    81.1
    141
    67
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    74.3
    81.6
    144
    65
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    75.9
    82.3
    139
    67
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    78.2
    83.2
    127
    68
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    80.4
    84.3
    123
    72
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    83.4
    86.0
    91
    72
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    86.4
    87.9
    87
    77
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.6
    83
    81
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belarus BELARUS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    362.19
    4
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    118.51
    46
     
    154.41
    14
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.32
    51
     
    7.75
    114
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.17
    54
     
    24.53
    43
    5. Suicide
    19.44
    14
     
    6.92
    129
    6. Falls
    18.04
    10
     
    13.44
    24
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.54
    19
     
    5.27
    129
    8. Prostate Cancer
    16.93
    87
     
    5.09
    162
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.43
    95
     
    25.76
    15
    10. Stomach Cancer
    15.48
    16
     
    14.79
    22
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    15.36
    10
     
    7.38
    59
    12. Other Injuries
    14.88
    40
     
    38.08
    1
    13. Drug Use
    12.48
    2
     
    0.61
    146
    14. Drownings
    12.02
    13
     
    11.89
    14
    15. HIV/AIDS
    11.20
    70
     
    1.55
    113
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.16
    120
     
    18.73
    90
    17. Lung Disease
    9.46
    176
     
    37.62
    27
    18. Alcohol
    8.18
    8
     
    0.83
    134
    19. Fires
    7.62
    13
     
    1.98
    80
    20. Tuberculosis
    7.22
    85
     
    83.56
    13
    21. Oral Cancer
    6.68
    23
     
    8.53
    9
    22. Violence
    5.45
    90
     
    8.34
    68
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    57
     
    4.12
    94
    24. Hypertension
    5.32
    150
     
    16.62
    65
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.30
    64
     
    1.54
    141
    26. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5.19
    180
     
    64.21
    61
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.68
    139
     
    12.02
    40
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.66
    19
     
    4.62
    21
    29. Cervical Cancer
    4.56
    130
     
    7.51
    97
    30. Leukemia
    4.53
    56
     
    2.75
    129
    31. Kidney Disease
    4.19
    178
     
    32.37
    21
    32. Lymphomas
    3.76
    123
     
    6.62
    49
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.38
    68
     
    10.76
    14
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.06
    73
     
    4.39
    47
    35. Poisonings
    2.81
    24
     
    1.50
    61
    36. Liver Cancer
    2.70
    169
     
    6.08
    76
    37. Bladder Cancer
    2.24
    78
     
    3.06
    56
    38. Skin Cancers
    2.08
    58
     
    1.54
    88
    39. Low Birth Weight
    1.78
    158
     
    24.58
    13
    40. Diabetes Mellitus
    1.76
    183
     
    23.82
    106
    41. Epilepsy
    1.25
    131
     
    3.57
    46
    42. Liver Disease
    1.20
    181
     
    24.85
    55
    43. Asthma
    0.97
    146
     
    19.26
    17
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    0.83
    112
     
    0.35
    174
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.61
    155
     
    18.51
    18
    46. Meningitis
    0.43
    136
     
    7.94
    40
    47. Encephalitis
    0.39
    128
     
    0.64
    88
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.29
    51
     
    0.14
    91
    49. Endocrine Disorders
    0.24
    181
     
    7.56
    66
    50. Other Neoplasms
    0.22
    175
     
    6.98
    7
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Belarus BELARUS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60,337
    48.90
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    19,686
    15.95
     
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,957
    3.21
     
    2,076
    0.89
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,402
    2.76
     
    1,058
    0.45
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,796
    2.27
     
    824
    0.35
    6. Stomach Cancer
    2,370
    1.92
     
    1,853
    0.79
    7. Falls
    2,235
    1.81
     
    4,299
    1.84
    8. Suicide
    2,162
    1.75
     
    1,796
    0.77
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,998
    1.62
     
    1,164
    0.50
    10. Other Injuries
    1,810
    1.47
     
    12,476
    5.33
    11. Lung Disease
    1,506
    1.22
     
    4,406
    1.88
    12. Breast Cancer
    1,426
    1.16
     
    2,008
    0.86
    13. Drug Use
    1,348
    1.09
     
    127
    0.05
    14. Drownings
    1,298
    1.05
     
    4,649
    1.99
    15. HIV/AIDS
    1,200
    0.97
     
    348
    0.15
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,195
    0.97
     
    4,938
    2.11
    17. Alcohol
    984
    0.80
     
    159
    0.07
    18. Oral Cancer
    957
    0.78
     
    1,202
    0.51
    19. Fires
    955
    0.77
     
    587
    0.25
    20. Prostate Cancer
    939
    0.76
     
    222
    0.09
    21. Hypertension
    871
    0.71
     
    1,832
    0.78
    22. Tuberculosis
    864
    0.70
     
    13,325
    5.69
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    835
    0.68
     
    193
    0.08
    24. Leukemia
    661
    0.54
     
    796
    0.34
    25. Influenza and Pneumonia
    653
    0.53
     
    23,770
    10.16
    26. Kidney Disease
    631
    0.51
     
    4,677
    2.00
    27. Violence
    591
    0.48
     
    2,272
    0.97
    28. Lymphomas
    557
    0.45
     
    1,283
    0.55
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    500
    0.41
     
    1,351
    0.58
    30. Ovary Cancer
    477
    0.39
     
    310
    0.13
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    419
    0.34
     
    781
    0.33
    32. Liver Cancer
    408
    0.33
     
    793
    0.34
    33. Uterin Cancer
    380
    0.31
     
    333
    0.14
    34. Cervical Cancer
    372
    0.30
     
    602
    0.26
    35. Bladder Cancer
    370
    0.30
     
    353
    0.15
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    362
    0.29
     
    6,096
    2.60
    37. Poisonings
    341
    0.28
     
    515
    0.22
    38. Skin Cancers
    314
    0.25
     
    186
    0.08
    39. Diabetes Mellitus
    242
    0.20
     
    3,042
    1.30
    40. Liver Disease
    156
    0.13
     
    3,804
    1.63
    41. Asthma
    143
    0.12
     
    2,874
    1.23
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    142
    0.12
     
    34
    0.01
    43. Epilepsy
    124
    0.10
     
    1,239
    0.53
    44. Low Birth Weight
    118
    0.10
     
    13,733
    5.87
    45. Meningitis
    51
    0.04
     
    3,551
    1.52
    46. Encephalitis
    40
    0.03
     
    187
    0.08
    47. Birth Trauma
    40
    0.03
     
    10,342
    4.42
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    39
    0.03
     
    24
    0.01
    49. Other Neoplasms
    27
    0.02
     
    1,076
    0.46
    50. Endocrine Disorders
    19
    0.02
     
    2,449
    1.05
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belarus BELARUS   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.32
    51
     
    7.75
    114
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.54
    19
     
    5.27
    129
    3. Prostate Cancer
    16.93
    87
     
    5.09
    162
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.43
    95
     
    25.76
    15
    5. Stomach Cancer
    15.48
    16
     
    14.79
    22
    6. Oral Cancer
    6.68
    23
     
    8.53
    9
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    57
     
    4.12
    94
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    5.30
    64
     
    1.54
    141
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.66
    19
     
    4.62
    21
    10. Cervical Cancer
    4.56
    130
     
    7.51
    97
    11. Leukemia
    4.53
    56
     
    2.75
    129
    12. Lymphomas
    3.76
    123
     
    6.62
    49
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.38
    68
     
    10.76
    14
    14. Liver Cancer
    2.70
    169
     
    6.08
    76
    15. Bladder Cancer
    2.24
    78
     
    3.06
    56
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.08
    58
     
    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.