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Compare Belgium and Ethiopia 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
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
     
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
     
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
     
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
     
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
     
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
     
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
     
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
     
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
     
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
     
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
     
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
     
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
     
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
     
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
     
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
     
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
     
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
     
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
     
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.24
    168
     
    106.06
    110
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
     
    3.18
    146
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
     
    15.22
    114
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
     
    89.82
    86
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
     
    18.56
    123
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
     
    86.80
    44
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
     
    25.69
    16
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
     
    12.59
    48
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
     
    6.62
    154
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
     
    6.66
    109
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
     
    8.46
    138
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
     
    14.55
    42
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
     
    26.82
    42
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
     
    1.09
    158
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
     
    28.27
    94
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
     
    14.65
    17
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
     
    36.36
    22
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
     
    10.33
    44
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
     
    5.22
    88
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
     
    4.60
    30
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
     
    8.19
    7
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
     
    5.64
    10
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
     
    0.70
    130
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
     
    2.05
    85
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
     
    5.22
    101
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
     
    1.99
    177
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
     
    3.10
    151
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
     
    3.40
    66
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
     
    2.31
    114
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
     
    0.95
    159
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
     
    13.59
    24
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
     
    0.37
    172
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
     
    25.14
    38
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
     
    1.66
    91
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
     
    18.76
    38
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
     
    0.74
    136
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
     
    6.48
    18
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
     
    76.12
    20
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
     
    6.18
    13
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
     
    14.01
    48
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
     
    3.62
    65
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
     
    7.91
    27
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
     
    8.96
    62
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
     
    10.82
    42
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
     
    0.08
    143
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
     
    11.98
    50
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
     
    17.57
    22
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
     
    7.28
    18
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
     
    9.22
    18
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
     
    6.18
    57
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
     
    46,943
    7.38
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
     
    5,986
    0.94
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
     
    39,571
    6.23
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
     
    1,584
    0.25
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
     
    8,017
    1.26
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
     
    68,854
    10.83
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
     
    3,456
    0.54
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
     
    7,654
    1.20
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
     
    8,348
    1.31
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
     
    4,875
    0.77
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
     
    13,143
    2.07
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
     
    13,005
    2.05
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
     
    518
    0.08
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
     
    1,335
    0.21
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
     
    8,437
    1.33
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
     
    2,532
    0.40
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
     
    2,981
    0.47
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
     
    7,538
    1.19
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
     
    14,213
    2.24
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
     
    286
    0.04
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
     
    3,442
    0.54
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
     
    935
    0.15
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
     
    2,884
    0.45
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
     
    1,040
    0.16
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
     
    1,545
    0.24
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
     
    1,628
    0.26
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
     
    27,140
    4.27
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
     
    2,296
    0.36
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
     
    1,277
    0.20
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
     
    11,050
    1.74
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
     
    174
    0.03
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
     
    239
    0.04
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
     
    54,357
    8.55
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
     
    1,077
    0.17
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
     
    5,653
    0.89
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
     
    3,359
    0.53
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
     
    20,000
    3.15
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
     
    1,985
    0.31
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
     
    537
    0.08
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
     
    4,986
    0.78
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
     
    3,842
    0.60
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
     
    9,120
    1.43
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
     
    47
    0.01
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
     
    6,269
    0.99
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
     
    5,894
    0.93
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
     
    7,552
    1.19
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
     
    5,756
    0.91
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
     
    23,091
    3.63
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
     
    6,568
    1.03
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
     
    24,240
    3.81
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
     
    3.18
    146
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
     
    25.69
    16
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
     
    6.62
    154
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
     
    6.66
    109
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
     
    1.09
    158
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
     
    5.22
    88
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
     
    8.19
    7
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
     
    5.64
    10
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
     
    2.05
    85
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
     
    1.99
    177
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
     
    3.10
    151
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
     
    3.40
    66
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
     
    2.31
    114
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
     
    0.95
    159
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
     
    0.37
    172
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
     
    18.76
    38
     
     
     
    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.