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Botswana
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 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

Compare Botswana and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Botswana BOTSWANA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    53.0
    56.7
    54.8
    100
    98
    98
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    58.5
    62.6
    60.5
    101
    102
    101
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    60.5
    65.6
    63.0
    118
    116
    116
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    47.9
    47.7
    47.8
    168
    177
    173
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    58.7
    63.7
    61.1
    150
    143
    149
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    63.6
    68.4
    66.1
    142
    136
    138
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    68.4
    142
    136
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    66.4
    71.0
    148
    141
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    66.6
    71.2
    152
    140
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    67.0
    71.4
    153
    141
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    67.5
    71.8
    152
    142
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    68.0
    72.3
    153
    142
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    68.6
    72.9
    156
    144
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    69.3
    73.6
    159
    144
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    70.3
    74.5
    161
    142
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    71.5
    75.5
    157
    137
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.5
    149
    130
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    74.3
    77.5
    145
    130
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    75.9
    78.6
    138
    127
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.9
    140
    129
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    80.0
    81.5
    141
    130
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.6
    146
    134
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.2
    146
    137
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.4
    147
    138
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    203.29
    7
    273.12
    5
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    107.42
    107
    114.02
    95
    3. Stroke
    98.02
    73
    93.76
    78
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    82.52
    50
    86.33
    46
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    66.64
    24
    86.02
    13
    6. Tuberculosis
    46.74
    36
    59.33
    24
    7. Lung Disease
    42.66
    20
    44.30
    16
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    30.85
    46
    29.47
    47
    9. Hypertension
    28.14
    28
    30.73
    23
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.23
    71
    22.46
    68
    11. Kidney Disease
    17.91
    75
    25.47
    38
    12. Low Birth Weight
    17.86
    30
    8.45
    82
    13. Cervical Cancer
    16.33
    49
    20.99
    32
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.47
    132
    13.28
    133
    15. Asthma
    12.57
    45
    13.61
    38
    16. Suicide
    12.22
    57
    12.13
    60
    17. Liver Disease
    11.84
    114
    12.56
    106
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.22
    24
    14.65
    12
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.79
    53
    7.65
    106
    20. Violence
    10.48
    46
    25.69
    14
    21. Birth Trauma
    10.12
    54
    4.92
    79
    22. Prostate Cancer
    8.97
    142
    35.07
    21
    23. Breast Cancer
    8.43
    169
    20.75
    51
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.08
    23
    10.53
    15
    25. Epilepsy
    6.87
    16
    8.73
    6
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    6.42
    80
    11.62
    36
    27. Other Injuries
    5.79
    129
    6.58
    114
    28. Malnutrition
    5.76
    54
    5.38
    56
    29. Lymphomas
    5.07
    90
    8.06
    15
    30. Skin Disease
    4.84
    30
    5.13
    23
    31. Fires
    4.35
    50
    4.91
    45
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.34
    69
    4.24
    72
    33. Lung Cancers
    4.05
    141
    20.75
    57
    34. Skin Cancers
    3.98
    11
    4.48
    4
    35. Drownings
    3.92
    93
    3.49
    97
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.65
    64
    3.70
    62
    37. Meningitis
    3.54
    61
    4.79
    49
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.47
    74
    3.92
    69
    39. Maternal Conditions
    3.30
    59
    2.61
    70
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.25
    72
    2.61
    95
    41. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    158
    5.60
    87
    42. Falls
    2.99
    142
    3.09
    137
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.84
    175
    10.45
    72
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2.12
    170
    5.65
    48
    45. Poisonings
    1.53
    60
    1.27
    70
    46. Alcohol
    1.47
    97
    1.39
    105
    47. Drug Use
    1.42
    83
    1.61
    68
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.36
    64
    1.72
    52
    49. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    128
    2.31
    82
    50. Leukemia
    1.11
    167
    3.76
    101
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Botswana BOTSWANA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    4,002
    27.32
    138,157
    27.55
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,154
    7.88
    35,331
    7.04
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,147
    7.83
    40,729
    8.12
    4. Stroke
    1,023
    6.98
    32,958
    6.57
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    752
    5.13
    31,831
    6.35
    6. Tuberculosis
    630
    4.30
    25,264
    5.04
    7. Low Birth Weight
    536
    3.66
    5,119
    1.02
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    475
    3.24
    11,632
    2.32
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    474
    3.24
    12,761
    2.54
    10. Lung Disease
    440
    3.00
    15,479
    3.09
    11. Birth Trauma
    304
    2.08
    2,980
    0.59
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    2.07
    4,379
    0.87
    13. Hypertension
    301
    2.05
    10,994
    2.19
    14. Violence
    245
    1.67
    14,288
    2.85
    15. Suicide
    220
    1.50
    5,854
    1.17
    16. Kidney Disease
    208
    1.42
    9,527
    1.90
    17. Liver Disease
    157
    1.07
    5,084
    1.01
    18. Asthma
    154
    1.05
    5,188
    1.03
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    140
    0.96
    5,755
    1.15
    20. Malnutrition
    128
    0.87
    2,889
    0.58
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    127
    0.87
    4,435
    0.88
    22. Cervical Cancer
    117
    0.80
    5,054
    1.01
    23. Epilepsy
    115
    0.79
    3,982
    0.79
    24. Other Injuries
    109
    0.74
    3,235
    0.65
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    104
    0.71
    5,210
    1.04
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    96
    0.66
    3,992
    0.80
    27. Lymphomas
    86
    0.59
    3,508
    0.70
    28. Maternal Conditions
    81
    0.55
    1,483
    0.30
    29. Drownings
    79
    0.54
    1,775
    0.35
    30. Fires
    71
    0.48
    2,256
    0.45
    31. Meningitis
    65
    0.44
    2,309
    0.46
    32. Breast Cancer
    60
    0.41
    4,936
    0.98
    33. Skin Disease
    58
    0.40
    1,970
    0.39
    34. Lung Cancers
    49
    0.33
    7,881
    1.57
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    48
    0.33
    1,544
    0.31
    36. Skin Cancers
    46
    0.31
    1,659
    0.33
    37. Other Neoplasms
    46
    0.31
    1,041
    0.21
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    46
    0.31
    1,438
    0.29
    39. Oral Cancer
    44
    0.30
    1,569
    0.31
    40. Liver Cancer
    40
    0.27
    2,217
    0.44
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.25
    3,930
    0.78
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.25
    4,151
    0.83
    43. Falls
    35
    0.24
    1,171
    0.23
    44. Poisonings
    34
    0.23
    656
    0.13
    45. Drug Use
    28
    0.19
    773
    0.15
    46. Syphilis
    22
    0.15
    952
    0.19
    47. Alcohol
    21
    0.14
    593
    0.12
    48. Leukemia
    20
    0.14
    1,555
    0.31
    49. Schistosomiasis
    14
    0.10
    463
    0.09
    50. Ovary Cancer
    13
    0.09
    1,332
    0.27
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Botswana BOTSWANA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    16.33
    49
    20.99
    32
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.97
    142
    35.07
    21
    3. Breast Cancer
    8.43
    169
    20.75
    51
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.08
    23
    10.53
    15
    5. Lymphomas
    5.07
    90
    8.06
    15
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.05
    141
    20.75
    57
    7. Skin Cancers
    3.98
    11
    4.48
    4
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.47
    74
    3.92
    69
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    158
    5.60
    87
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.84
    175
    10.45
    72
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.12
    170
    5.65
    48
    12. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    128
    2.31
    82
    13. Leukemia
    1.11
    167
    3.76
    101
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.76
    169
    6.04
    51
    15. Stomach Cancer
    0.73
    183
    4.69
    113
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.24
    181
    2.27
    77
    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.