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Benin
COUNTRY #1
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 Benin and Malawi 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.

Malawi
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 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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Benin Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Benin BENIN   Malawi MALAWI
      Benin BENIN   Malawi MALAWI
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    40.5
    42.9
    41.7
    140
    137
    138
     
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
    1970
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    139
    138
    138
     
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
    1980
    48.6
    51.8
    50.1
    145
    142
    143
     
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
    1990
    52.0
    54.5
    53.2
    152
    153
    153
     
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
    2000
    54.1
    56.6
    55.4
    149
    149
    149
     
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
    2010
    57.5
    59.9
    58.7
    155
    157
    155
     
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
    2016
    59.7
    62.4
    61.1
    162
    163
    163
     
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Benin BENIN   Malawi MALAWI
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.7
    62.4
    162
    163
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    Age 5
    66.3
    68.8
    149
    156
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    Age 10
    67.2
    69.7
    145
    154
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    Age 15
    67.7
    70.1
    144
    154
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    Age 20
    68.4
    70.7
    142
    153
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    Age 25
    69.3
    71.4
    136
    152
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    Age 30
    70.2
    72.2
    130
    152
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    Age 35
    71.1
    73.0
    129
    149
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    Age 40
    72.0
    73.7
    121
    150
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    Age 45
    72.9
    74.6
    123
    152
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    Age 50
    74.0
    75.5
    125
    152
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    Age 55
    75.2
    76.5
    124
    154
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    Age 60
    76.6
    77.7
    124
    153
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.2
    124
    151
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.0
    127
    148
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    Age 75
    82.8
    83.3
    128
    144
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.1
    128
    142
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.5
    131
    136
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Benin BENIN   Malawi MALAWI
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    159.60
    8
    99.74
    31
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    151.46
    49
    85.23
    136
    3. Stroke
    141.07
    18
    72.01
    112
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    68.07
    23
    83.86
    15
    5. Liver Disease
    52.02
    9
    26.71
    44
    6. Malaria
    46.00
    8
    43.45
    14
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    42.66
    51
    28.95
    91
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.57
    19
    43.10
    10
    9. Lung Disease
    29.33
    48
    22.87
    87
    10. Malnutrition
    26.03
    9
    16.26
    21
    11. Meningitis
    25.98
    12
    14.76
    34
    12. Low Birth Weight
    24.78
    12
    15.75
    41
    13. HIV/AIDS
    24.73
    48
    326.36
    3
    14. Kidney Disease
    22.09
    50
    7.58
    152
    15. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    58
    11.68
    122
    16. Breast Cancer
    20.07
    54
    9.50
    159
    17. Other Injuries
    19.97
    19
    11.76
    57
    18. Tuberculosis
    18.32
    59
    26.35
    50
    19. Birth Trauma
    18.14
    20
    12.31
    42
    20. Asthma
    16.91
    25
    10.46
    60
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16.24
    103
    18.82
    83
    22. Maternal Conditions
    16.08
    23
    20.57
    20
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    14.76
    14
    10.96
    48
    24. Suicide
    14.65
    34
    10.37
    85
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    14.64
    20
    8.92
    55
    26. Falls
    14.40
    18
    16.50
    13
    27. Hypertension
    14.31
    89
    30.19
    24
    28. Cervical Cancer
    13.50
    63
    48.45
    2
    29. Liver Cancer
    10.66
    35
    1.93
    178
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.83
    17
    8.31
    23
    31. Drownings
    8.72
    28
    4.35
    84
    32. Fires
    7.15
    19
    6.54
    28
    33. Violence
    6.66
    78
    2.11
    140
    34. Schistosomiasis
    6.22
    4
    3.02
    32
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.68
    89
    4.75
    114
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.03
    34
    3.17
    71
    37. Epilepsy
    4.90
    30
    4.53
    36
    38. Ovary Cancer
    4.10
    96
    2.23
    167
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.90
    153
    3.02
    169
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.66
    55
    4.24
    35
    41. Skin Disease
    3.10
    57
    5.17
    22
    42. Poisonings
    3.01
    16
    2.66
    33
    43. Syphilis
    2.98
    26
    2.55
    34
    44. Drug Use
    2.92
    33
    0.21
    179
    45. Anemia
    2.89
    33
    12.77
    11
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.88
    8
    1.60
    40
    47. Stomach Cancer
    2.74
    160
    2.63
    162
    48. Appendicitis
    2.67
    5
    1.09
    52
    49. Lymphomas
    2.41
    153
    7.27
    30
    50. Alcohol
    2.29
    60
    1.32
    109
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Benin BENIN   Malawi MALAWI
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12,210
    13.78
    11,835
    8.62
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,883
    7.77
    9,093
    6.62
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,380
    7.20
    5,986
    4.36
    4. Stroke
    6,328
    7.14
    5,080
    3.70
    5. Malaria
    5,971
    6.74
    7,527
    5.48
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,777
    5.39
    5,251
    3.83
    7. Malnutrition
    3,506
    3.96
    3,058
    2.23
    8. Birth Trauma
    3,497
    3.95
    4,105
    2.99
    9. Liver Disease
    3,051
    3.44
    2,079
    1.51
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,015
    3.40
    5,884
    4.29
    11. Meningitis
    2,736
    3.09
    2,146
    1.56
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    2,439
    2.75
    3,263
    2.38
    13. HIV/AIDS
    2,161
    2.44
    36,329
    26.47
    14. Other Injuries
    1,977
    2.23
    1,599
    1.16
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,934
    2.18
    2,059
    1.50
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    1,703
    1.92
    1,139
    0.83
    17. Maternal Conditions
    1,567
    1.77
    3,067
    2.23
    18. Kidney Disease
    1,327
    1.50
    657
    0.48
    19. Lung Disease
    1,273
    1.44
    1,617
    1.18
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,040
    1.17
    2,304
    1.68
    21. Drownings
    1,023
    1.15
    728
    0.53
    22. Suicide
    1,017
    1.15
    947
    0.69
    23. Asthma
    906
    1.02
    837
    0.61
    24. Falls
    819
    0.92
    1,388
    1.01
    25. Violence
    654
    0.74
    296
    0.22
    26. Hypertension
    645
    0.73
    2,099
    1.53
    27. Breast Cancer
    637
    0.72
    405
    0.30
    28. Fires
    624
    0.70
    757
    0.55
    29. Liver Cancer
    621
    0.70
    224
    0.16
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    569
    0.64
    1,249
    0.91
    31. Syphilis
    534
    0.60
    735
    0.54
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    493
    0.56
    617
    0.45
    33. Epilepsy
    433
    0.49
    612
    0.45
    34. Pertussis
    411
    0.46
    512
    0.37
    35. Cervical Cancer
    378
    0.43
    2,112
    1.54
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    365
    0.41
    411
    0.30
    37. Schistosomiasis
    359
    0.41
    247
    0.18
    38. Poisonings
    351
    0.40
    457
    0.33
    39. Prostate Cancer
    323
    0.36
    336
    0.24
    40. Measles
    312
    0.35
    268
    0.20
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    283
    0.32
    258
    0.19
    42. Drug Use
    224
    0.25
    22
    0.02
    43. Anemia
    221
    0.25
    1,344
    0.98
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    217
    0.24
    239
    0.17
    45. Hepatitis B
    206
    0.23
    144
    0.10
    46. Other Neoplasms
    204
    0.23
    387
    0.28
    47. Encephalitis
    192
    0.22
    155
    0.11
    48. Appendicitis
    192
    0.22
    127
    0.09
    49. Skin Disease
    178
    0.20
    458
    0.33
    50. Lymphomas
    159
    0.18
    926
    0.67
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Benin BENIN   Malawi MALAWI
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    58
    11.68
    122
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.07
    54
    9.50
    159
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.50
    63
    48.45
    2
    4. Liver Cancer
    10.66
    35
    1.93
    178
    5. Ovary Cancer
    4.10
    96
    2.23
    167
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.90
    153
    3.02
    169
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.74
    160
    2.63
    162
    8. Lymphomas
    2.41
    153
    7.27
    30
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.02
    128
    0.51
    175
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.71
    108
    0.89
    162
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    146
    2.57
    100
    12. Leukemia
    1.08
    169
    0.57
    180
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.00
    180
    0.96
    181
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.91
    130
    1.54
    86
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    162
    5.64
    7
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.73
    163
    25.16
    1
    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.