face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
Bhutan
Sri Lanka

World Health Review

COUNTRY #1
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
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 Bhutan and Sri Lanka 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.
INSTRUCTIONSUse the list on left to choose a new country and cause of death rank order. Use the list on right to select the Countries you want to compare to. Play or Pause the Dynamic Population Pyramids to enhance your view.

DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Choose Year
    Play
    Pause
     
    Bhutan Population
     
     
    Sri Lanka Population
     


    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bhutan BHUTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    158
    159
    158
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    40.2
    41.7
    40.9
    159
    160
    159
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    45.6
    47.8
    46.7
    155
    156
    157
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    51.6
    54.7
    53.1
    153
    152
    154
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    60.0
    60.3
    60.2
    128
    138
    132
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    67.7
    68.2
    67.9
    100
    128
    120
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    70.4
    70.8
    70.6
    91
    125
    114
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bhutan BHUTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.4
    70.8
    91
    125
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    73.0
    73.0
    77
    128
     
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    73.1
    73.1
    77
    129
     
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    73.4
    73.4
    76
    127
     
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    73.8
    73.7
    75
    127
     
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    74.2
    74.1
    76
    126
     
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    74.7
    74.5
    76
    127
     
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    75.3
    75.2
    69
    126
     
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    76.2
    75.9
    64
    121
     
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    77.1
    76.8
    57
    115
     
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    78.2
    77.9
    49
    112
     
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    79.4
    79.1
    44
    106
     
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    80.7
    80.6
    42
    97
     
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    82.2
    82.3
    41
    85
     
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    84.0
    84.4
    36
    69
     
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    86.1
    86.8
    33
    59
     
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    88.6
    89.6
    20
    41
     
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.7
    8
    15
     
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bhutan BHUTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    151.69
    48
     
    126.95
    73
    2. Lung Disease
    71.93
    5
     
    21.58
    99
    3. Stroke
    65.88
    118
     
    73.82
    110
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.00
    46
     
    49.34
    40
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    44.36
    79
     
    24.00
    115
    6. Kidney Disease
    30.26
    28
     
    22.26
    48
    7. Liver Disease
    27.54
    40
     
    21.18
    67
    8. Tuberculosis
    20.00
    57
     
    5.06
    92
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    19.90
    57
     
    2.59
    107
    10. Stomach Cancer
    17.89
    7
     
    5.05
    107
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16.87
    98
     
    18.69
    85
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.91
    100
     
    16.33
    98
    13. Hypertension
    13.38
    94
     
    10.13
    111
    14. HIV/AIDS
    12.53
    66
     
    0.61
    128
    15. Low Birth Weight
    12.17
    60
     
    3.60
    139
    16. Suicide
    12.16
    59
     
    34.64
    1
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    12.13
    38
     
    6.84
    118
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.82
    2
     
    1.94
    92
    19. Falls
    9.98
    45
     
    9.61
    48
    20. Asthma
    9.43
    66
     
    32.23
    2
    21. Other Injuries
    9.11
    79
     
    8.91
    82
    22. Cervical Cancer
    7.71
    94
     
    4.82
    128
    23. Oral Cancer
    6.69
    22
     
    7.81
    12
    24. Birth Trauma
    6.67
    69
     
    1.35
    129
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.59
    28
     
    5.15
    38
    26. Lung Cancers
    6.27
    127
     
    5.90
    130
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.59
    55
     
    0.49
    174
    28. Fires
    5.49
    40
     
    2.37
    75
    29. Liver Cancer
    5.24
    93
     
    3.11
    157
    30. Drownings
    5.09
    74
     
    6.41
    52
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    4.79
    104
     
    2.62
    149
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4.49
    86
     
    3.58
    123
    33. Meningitis
    3.99
    58
     
    2.28
    70
    34. Hepatitis B
    3.56
    4
     
    0.05
    176
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.38
    165
     
    1.97
    180
    36. Encephalitis
    3.38
    2
     
    1.74
    24
    37. Leukemia
    3.31
    114
     
    3.59
    106
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.63
    67
     
    0.51
    113
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.25
    171
     
    4.61
    118
    40. Breast Cancer
    2.24
    183
     
    9.87
    156
    41. Epilepsy
    2.21
    73
     
    1.90
    81
    42. Drug Use
    2.19
    50
     
    0.83
    125
    43. Pancreas Cancer
    2.10
    122
     
    0.66
    174
    44. Malnutrition
    1.69
    93
     
    0.73
    114
    45. Tetanus
    1.62
    34
     
    0.17
    82
    46. Skin Disease
    1.52
    97
     
    0.32
    162
    47. Other Neoplasms
    1.48
    137
     
    0.33
    172
    48. Appendicitis
    1.42
    34
     
    0.24
    120
    49. Violence
    1.40
    152
     
    3.15
    122
    50. Skin Cancers
    1.23
    104
     
    0.93
    128
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bhutan BHUTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    802
    18.59
     
    28,554
    22.52
    2. Lung Disease
    373
    8.65
     
    4,813
    3.80
    3. Stroke
    355
    8.23
     
    16,198
    12.78
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    276
    6.40
     
    5,284
    4.17
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    248
    5.75
     
    11,089
    8.75
    6. Liver Disease
    176
    4.08
     
    4,837
    3.82
    7. Kidney Disease
    175
    4.06
     
    4,961
    3.91
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    125
    2.90
     
    553
    0.44
    9. Tuberculosis
    116
    2.69
     
    1,153
    0.91
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    116
    2.69
     
    3,554
    2.80
    11. HIV/AIDS
    98
    2.27
     
    128
    0.10
    12. Stomach Cancer
    93
    2.16
     
    1,148
    0.91
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    92
    2.13
     
    1,309
    1.03
    14. Low Birth Weight
    91
    2.11
     
    667
    0.53
    15. Suicide
    91
    2.11
     
    7,319
    5.77
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    80
    1.85
     
    4,006
    3.16
    17. Hypertension
    75
    1.74
     
    2,271
    1.79
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    71
    1.65
     
    433
    0.34
    19. Other Injuries
    66
    1.53
     
    1,900
    1.50
    20. Falls
    63
    1.46
     
    2,103
    1.66
    21. Asthma
    57
    1.32
     
    7,160
    5.65
    22. Birth Trauma
    50
    1.16
     
    250
    0.20
    23. Fires
    42
    0.97
     
    503
    0.40
    24. Drownings
    39
    0.90
     
    1,336
    1.05
    25. Oral Cancer
    36
    0.83
     
    1,772
    1.40
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    35
    0.81
     
    1,191
    0.94
    27. Lung Cancers
    34
    0.79
     
    1,364
    1.08
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    33
    0.76
     
    108
    0.09
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    31
    0.72
     
    585
    0.46
    30. Liver Cancer
    28
    0.65
     
    715
    0.56
    31. Meningitis
    27
    0.63
     
    497
    0.39
    32. Encephalitis
    24
    0.56
     
    381
    0.30
    33. Hepatitis B
    24
    0.56
     
    10
    0.01
    34. Maternal Conditions
    23
    0.53
     
    101
    0.08
    35. Leukemia
    21
    0.49
     
    781
    0.62
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20
    0.46
     
    446
    0.35
    37. Cervical Cancer
    20
    0.46
     
    605
    0.48
    38. Drug Use
    17
    0.39
     
    178
    0.14
    39. Epilepsy
    16
    0.37
     
    406
    0.32
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    0.37
     
    1,021
    0.81
    41. Violence
    12
    0.28
     
    649
    0.51
    42. Tetanus
    11
    0.25
     
    32
    0.03
    43. Malnutrition
    10
    0.23
     
    160
    0.13
    44. Pancreas Cancer
    10
    0.23
     
    151
    0.12
    45. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.23
     
    454
    0.36
    46. Other Neoplasms
    9
    0.21
     
    68
    0.05
    47. Appendicitis
    9
    0.21
     
    52
    0.04
    48. Skin Disease
    9
    0.21
     
    70
    0.06
    49. Poisonings
    7
    0.16
     
    82
    0.06
    50. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.14
     
    212
    0.17
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bhutan BHUTAN   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    17.89
    7
     
    5.05
    107
    2. Cervical Cancer
    7.71
    94
     
    4.82
    128
    3. Oral Cancer
    6.69
    22
     
    7.81
    12
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.59
    28
     
    5.15
    38
    5. Lung Cancers
    6.27
    127
     
    5.90
    130
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.24
    93
     
    3.11
    157
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.49
    86
     
    3.58
    123
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.38
    165
     
    1.97
    180
    9. Leukemia
    3.31
    114
     
    3.59
    106
    10. Breast Cancer
    2.24
    183
     
    9.87
    156
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.10
    122
     
    0.66
    174
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.23
    104
     
    0.93
    128
    13. Lymphomas
    1.13
    181
     
    2.67
    146
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    158
     
    0.91
    160
    15. Prostate Cancer
    0.50
    183
     
    2.08
    175
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    182
     
    0.35
    179
     
     
     
    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.