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Botswana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Botswana and Namibia 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.

Namibia
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
Botswana Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Botswana BOTSWANA   Namibia NAMIBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    48.9
    52.5
    50.7
    95
    91
    92
     
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
    1970
    53.0
    56.7
    54.8
    100
    98
    98
     
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
    1980
    58.5
    62.6
    60.5
    101
    102
    101
     
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
    1990
    60.5
    65.6
    63.0
    118
    116
    116
     
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
    2000
    47.9
    47.7
    47.8
    168
    177
    173
     
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
    2010
    58.7
    63.7
    61.1
    150
    143
    149
     
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
    2016
    63.6
    68.4
    66.1
    142
    136
    138
     
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   Namibia NAMIBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    68.4
    142
    136
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
    Age 5
    66.4
    71.0
    148
    141
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
    Age 10
    66.6
    71.2
    152
    140
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
    Age 15
    67.0
    71.4
    153
    141
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
    Age 20
    67.5
    71.8
    152
    142
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
    Age 25
    68.0
    72.3
    153
    142
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
    Age 30
    68.6
    72.9
    156
    144
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
    Age 35
    69.3
    73.6
    159
    144
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
    Age 40
    70.3
    74.5
    161
    142
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
    Age 45
    71.5
    75.5
    157
    137
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.5
    149
    130
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
    Age 55
    74.3
    77.5
    145
    130
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
    Age 60
    75.9
    78.6
    138
    127
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.9
    140
    129
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
    Age 70
    80.0
    81.5
    141
    130
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.6
    146
    134
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.2
    146
    137
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.4
    147
    138
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   Namibia NAMIBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    203.29
    7
    170.05
    11
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    107.42
    107
    116.09
    92
    3. Stroke
    98.02
    73
    91.52
    82
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    82.52
    50
    93.99
    36
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    66.64
    24
    52.77
    33
    6. Tuberculosis
    46.74
    36
    58.35
    25
    7. Lung Disease
    42.66
    20
    43.86
    17
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    30.85
    46
    38.02
    39
    9. Hypertension
    28.14
    28
    26.33
    33
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.23
    71
    27.96
    45
    11. Kidney Disease
    17.91
    75
    15.68
    86
    12. Low Birth Weight
    17.86
    30
    13.89
    49
    13. Cervical Cancer
    16.33
    49
    8.09
    90
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.47
    132
    14.86
    119
    15. Asthma
    12.57
    45
    14.23
    34
    16. Suicide
    12.22
    57
    10.29
    87
    17. Liver Disease
    11.84
    114
    10.25
    126
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.22
    24
    10.70
    33
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.79
    53
    8.60
    87
    20. Violence
    10.48
    46
    15.49
    22
    21. Birth Trauma
    10.12
    54
    8.05
    66
    22. Prostate Cancer
    8.97
    142
    22.77
    51
    23. Breast Cancer
    8.43
    169
    11.55
    140
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.08
    23
    1.68
    116
    25. Epilepsy
    6.87
    16
    7.40
    13
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    6.42
    80
    5.81
    87
    27. Other Injuries
    5.79
    129
    6.25
    123
    28. Malnutrition
    5.76
    54
    7.23
    48
    29. Lymphomas
    5.07
    90
    3.30
    133
    30. Skin Disease
    4.84
    30
    4.83
    31
    31. Fires
    4.35
    50
    4.31
    52
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.34
    69
    4.35
    68
    33. Lung Cancers
    4.05
    141
    3.90
    144
    34. Skin Cancers
    3.98
    11
    1.59
    80
    35. Drownings
    3.92
    93
    4.33
    85
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.65
    64
    4.02
    56
    37. Meningitis
    3.54
    61
    4.66
    51
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.47
    74
    4.10
    64
    39. Maternal Conditions
    3.30
    59
    7.46
    45
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.25
    72
    3.38
    69
    41. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    158
    2.05
    176
    42. Falls
    2.99
    142
    2.87
    144
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.84
    175
    4.33
    144
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2.12
    170
    2.57
    160
    45. Poisonings
    1.53
    60
    1.75
    55
    46. Alcohol
    1.47
    97
    1.44
    99
    47. Drug Use
    1.42
    83
    1.53
    76
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.36
    64
    1.15
    82
    49. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    128
    1.19
    143
    50. Leukemia
    1.11
    167
    1.52
    157
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Botswana BOTSWANA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    4,002
    27.32
    3,356
    21.72
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,154
    7.88
    1,571
    10.17
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,147
    7.83
    1,281
    8.29
    4. Stroke
    1,023
    6.98
    996
    6.45
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    752
    5.13
    615
    3.98
    6. Tuberculosis
    630
    4.30
    817
    5.29
    7. Low Birth Weight
    536
    3.66
    530
    3.43
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    475
    3.24
    581
    3.76
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    474
    3.24
    692
    4.48
    10. Lung Disease
    440
    3.00
    474
    3.07
    11. Birth Trauma
    304
    2.08
    307
    1.99
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    2.07
    297
    1.92
    13. Hypertension
    301
    2.05
    294
    1.90
    14. Violence
    245
    1.67
    358
    2.32
    15. Suicide
    220
    1.50
    188
    1.22
    16. Kidney Disease
    208
    1.42
    190
    1.23
    17. Liver Disease
    157
    1.07
    138
    0.89
    18. Asthma
    154
    1.05
    184
    1.19
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    140
    0.96
    143
    0.93
    20. Malnutrition
    128
    0.87
    207
    1.34
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    127
    0.87
    149
    0.96
    22. Cervical Cancer
    117
    0.80
    63
    0.41
    23. Epilepsy
    115
    0.79
    130
    0.84
    24. Other Injuries
    109
    0.74
    141
    0.91
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    104
    0.71
    103
    0.67
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    96
    0.66
    20
    0.13
    27. Lymphomas
    86
    0.59
    51
    0.33
    28. Maternal Conditions
    81
    0.55
    183
    1.18
    29. Drownings
    79
    0.54
    107
    0.69
    30. Fires
    71
    0.48
    82
    0.53
    31. Meningitis
    65
    0.44
    110
    0.71
    32. Breast Cancer
    60
    0.41
    92
    0.60
    33. Skin Disease
    58
    0.40
    62
    0.40
    34. Lung Cancers
    49
    0.33
    49
    0.32
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    48
    0.33
    50
    0.32
    36. Skin Cancers
    46
    0.31
    19
    0.12
    37. Other Neoplasms
    46
    0.31
    47
    0.30
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    46
    0.31
    54
    0.35
    39. Oral Cancer
    44
    0.30
    54
    0.35
    40. Liver Cancer
    40
    0.27
    30
    0.19
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.25
    55
    0.36
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.25
    95
    0.61
    43. Falls
    35
    0.24
    36
    0.23
    44. Poisonings
    34
    0.23
    49
    0.32
    45. Drug Use
    28
    0.19
    30
    0.19
    46. Syphilis
    22
    0.15
    38
    0.25
    47. Alcohol
    21
    0.14
    20
    0.13
    48. Leukemia
    20
    0.14
    25
    0.16
    49. Schistosomiasis
    14
    0.10
    10
    0.06
    50. Ovary Cancer
    13
    0.09
    20
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    16.33
    49
    8.09
    90
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.97
    142
    22.77
    51
    3. Breast Cancer
    8.43
    169
    11.55
    140
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.08
    23
    1.68
    116
    5. Lymphomas
    5.07
    90
    3.30
    133
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.05
    141
    3.90
    144
    7. Skin Cancers
    3.98
    11
    1.59
    80
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.47
    74
    4.10
    64
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    158
    2.05
    176
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.84
    175
    4.33
    144
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.12
    170
    2.57
    160
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    128
    1.19
    143
    13. Leukemia
    1.11
    167
    1.52
    157
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.76
    169
    0.94
    161
    15. Stomach Cancer
    0.73
    183
    1.83
    177
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.24
    181
    1.47
    123
    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.