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Belgium
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Belgium and Ghana 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.

Ghana
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
Belgium Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ghana GHANA
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.24
    168
    155.08
    44
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    2.50
    154
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
    16.47
    102
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
    160.10
    11
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
    21.09
    103
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
    144.64
    15
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    12.79
    129
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
    10.09
    90
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    16.11
    91
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    3.82
    156
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
    19.32
    67
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
    19.68
    22
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
    47.10
    15
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    1.48
    145
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
    45.45
    48
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
    17.75
    11
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
    33.17
    31
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
    21.56
    7
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    5.49
    82
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
    2.30
    109
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    3.52
    124
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    1.12
    166
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
    0.68
    133
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    1.63
    109
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
    11.61
    21
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    13.58
    22
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    3.17
    148
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    0.50
    178
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    2.72
    95
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    1.20
    142
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    14.53
    17
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    1.03
    119
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
    19.97
    53
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
    1.99
    71
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    21.33
    29
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
    3.44
    25
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
    2.85
    58
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
    25.76
    49
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
    7.20
    5
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
    17.97
    29
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
    3.73
    60
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
    6.46
    42
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
    11.12
    40
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
    11.68
    38
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
    0.10
    118
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
    11.82
    51
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
    16.94
    27
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
    6.99
    23
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
    1.95
    48
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
    5.46
    69
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
    18,607
    8.84
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
    1,701
    0.81
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
    19,734
    9.37
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
    350
    0.17
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
    2,578
    1.22
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
    24,674
    11.72
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
    502
    0.24
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
    1,123
    0.53
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
    1,896
    0.90
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
    3,150
    1.50
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
    4,543
    2.16
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
    5,709
    2.71
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
    213
    0.10
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
    727
    0.35
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
    2,596
    1.23
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
    375
    0.18
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
    821
    0.39
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
    5,409
    2.57
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
    7,833
    3.72
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
    74
    0.04
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
    203
    0.10
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
    203
    0.10
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
    1,943
    0.92
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
    2,140
    1.02
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
    487
    0.23
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
    78
    0.04
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
    7,144
    3.39
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
    298
    0.14
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
    366
    0.17
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
    2,602
    1.24
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
    145
    0.07
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
    88
    0.04
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
    6,630
    3.15
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
    368
    0.17
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
    626
    0.30
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
    1,054
    0.50
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
    5,804
    2.76
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
    564
    0.27
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
    724
    0.34
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
    1,633
    0.78
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
    986
    0.47
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
    3,644
    1.73
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
    18
    0.01
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
    1,704
    0.81
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
    380
    0.18
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
    2,737
    1.30
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
    1,480
    0.70
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
    8,224
    3.91
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
    1,469
    0.70
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
    9,830
    4.67
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    2.50
    154
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    12.79
    129
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    16.11
    91
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    3.82
    156
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    1.48
    145
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    5.49
    82
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    3.52
    124
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    1.12
    166
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    1.63
    109
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    13.58
    22
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    3.17
    148
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    0.50
    178
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    2.72
    95
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    1.20
    142
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    1.03
    119
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    21.33
    29
    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.