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Compare Bulgaria 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.6
    71.0
    69.2
    12
    29
    20
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    69.1
    73.5
    71.3
    12
    25
    15
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    68.5
    74.0
    71.2
    35
    40
    32
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    68.3
    75.2
    71.6
    52
    47
    46
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    67.8
    74.7
    71.1
    84
    71
    78
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    69.9
    76.9
    73.4
    89
    73
    82
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    71.4
    78.4
    74.8
    83
    66
    80
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.4
    78.4
    83
    66
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    72.1
    79.0
    92
    74
     
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    72.2
    79.1
    94
    75
     
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    72.2
    79.2
    94
    76
     
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    72.4
    79.2
    94
    78
     
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    72.6
    79.3
    96
    79
     
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    72.9
    79.4
    97
    79
     
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    73.1
    79.6
    99
    77
     
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    73.5
    79.8
    102
    76
     
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    74.0
    80.2
    103
    75
     
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    74.7
    80.5
    105
    76
     
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    75.8
    81.2
    106
    76
     
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    77.3
    81.9
    102
    75
     
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    79.2
    82.9
    93
    76
     
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    81.4
    83.9
    88
    80
     
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    83.7
    85.3
    86
    88
     
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.4
    81
    92
     
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.8
    96
    113
     
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    211.28
    23
     
    126.95
    73
    2. Stroke
    131.98
    31
     
    73.82
    110
    3. Hypertension
    34.17
    11
     
    10.13
    111
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.17
    24
     
    5.90
    130
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.26
    61
     
    18.69
    85
    6. Lung Disease
    19.79
    110
     
    21.58
    99
    7. Breast Cancer
    19.44
    63
     
    9.87
    156
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.71
    11
     
    1.97
    180
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    17.02
    9
     
    4.61
    118
    10. Liver Disease
    15.08
    90
     
    21.18
    67
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.56
    150
     
    24.00
    115
    12. Prostate Cancer
    13.08
    115
     
    2.08
    175
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.72
    145
     
    49.34
    40
    14. Suicide
    11.37
    70
     
    34.64
    1
    15. Kidney Disease
    9.79
    124
     
    22.26
    48
    16. Stomach Cancer
    9.21
    50
     
    5.05
    107
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.55
    31
     
    0.66
    174
    18. Cervical Cancer
    7.04
    104
     
    4.82
    128
    19. Ovary Cancer
    6.43
    29
     
    3.58
    123
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.40
    150
     
    16.33
    98
    21. Liver Cancer
    6.33
    68
     
    3.11
    157
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    5.50
    135
     
    6.84
    118
    23. Oral Cancer
    4.77
    44
     
    7.81
    12
    24. Other Injuries
    4.50
    153
     
    8.91
    82
    25. Lymphomas
    4.26
    111
     
    2.67
    146
    26. Low Birth Weight
    4.25
    129
     
    3.60
    139
    27. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    28
     
    0.35
    179
    28. Falls
    4.02
    118
     
    9.61
    48
    29. Bladder Cancer
    3.74
    40
     
    0.91
    160
    30. Leukemia
    3.42
    111
     
    3.59
    106
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.73
    144
     
    2.62
    149
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
     
    0.93
    128
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.28
    40
     
    0.45
    164
    34. Drownings
    2.02
    126
     
    6.41
    52
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.99
    118
     
    0.49
    174
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.93
    93
     
    1.94
    92
    37. Birth Trauma
    1.64
    123
     
    1.35
    129
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    133
     
    5.15
    38
    39. Epilepsy
    1.36
    118
     
    1.90
    81
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.32
    118
     
    0.61
    128
    41. Other Neoplasms
    1.28
    147
     
    0.33
    172
    42. Violence
    1.25
    156
     
    3.15
    122
    43. Drug Use
    1.09
    102
     
    0.83
    125
    44. Fires
    1.02
    120
     
    2.37
    75
    45. Tuberculosis
    0.95
    135
     
    5.06
    92
    46. Alcohol
    0.84
    132
     
    1.40
    104
    47. Encephalitis
    0.66
    87
     
    1.74
    24
    48. Poisonings
    0.59
    111
     
    0.39
    135
    49. Meningitis
    0.58
    128
     
    2.28
    70
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.53
    34
     
    0.10
    122
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    33,984
    34.29
     
    28,554
    22.52
    2. Stroke
    21,716
    21.91
     
    16,198
    12.78
    3. Hypertension
    5,552
    5.60
     
    2,271
    1.79
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,800
    3.83
     
    4,006
    3.16
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,590
    3.62
     
    1,364
    1.08
    6. Lung Disease
    3,186
    3.21
     
    4,813
    3.80
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,790
    2.81
     
    446
    0.35
    8. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,549
    2.57
     
    1,021
    0.81
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,947
    1.96
     
    11,089
    8.75
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,800
    1.82
     
    5,284
    4.17
    11. Liver Disease
    1,768
    1.78
     
    4,837
    3.82
    12. Breast Cancer
    1,412
    1.42
     
    1,239
    0.98
    13. Kidney Disease
    1,378
    1.39
     
    4,961
    3.91
    14. Stomach Cancer
    1,334
    1.35
     
    1,148
    0.91
    15. Suicide
    1,139
    1.15
     
    7,319
    5.77
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1,066
    1.08
     
    151
    0.12
    17. Liver Cancer
    890
    0.90
     
    715
    0.56
    18. Prostate Cancer
    883
    0.89
     
    197
    0.16
    19. Oral Cancer
    589
    0.59
     
    1,772
    1.40
    20. Bladder Cancer
    563
    0.57
     
    205
    0.16
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    542
    0.55
     
    3,554
    2.80
    22. Lymphomas
    508
    0.51
     
    604
    0.48
    23. Falls
    474
    0.48
     
    2,103
    1.66
    24. Ovary Cancer
    440
    0.44
     
    454
    0.36
    25. Cervical Cancer
    413
    0.42
     
    605
    0.48
    26. Other Injuries
    406
    0.41
     
    1,900
    1.50
    27. Leukemia
    400
    0.40
     
    781
    0.62
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    397
    0.40
     
    99
    0.08
    29. Skin Cancers
    338
    0.34
     
    212
    0.17
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    325
    0.33
     
    585
    0.46
    31. Uterin Cancer
    309
    0.31
     
    44
    0.03
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    295
    0.30
     
    108
    0.09
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    234
    0.24
     
    1,309
    1.03
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    232
    0.23
     
    433
    0.34
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    188
    0.19
     
    1,191
    0.94
    36. Other Neoplasms
    163
    0.16
     
    68
    0.05
    37. Low Birth Weight
    162
    0.16
     
    667
    0.53
    38. Drownings
    152
    0.15
     
    1,336
    1.05
    39. Epilepsy
    111
    0.11
     
    406
    0.32
    40. Fires
    109
    0.11
     
    503
    0.40
    41. Violence
    105
    0.11
     
    649
    0.51
    42. HIV/AIDS
    100
    0.10
     
    128
    0.10
    43. Tuberculosis
    90
    0.09
     
    1,153
    0.91
    44. Drug Use
    84
    0.08
     
    178
    0.14
    45. Alcohol
    80
    0.08
     
    317
    0.25
    46. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.06
     
    250
    0.20
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    58
    0.06
     
    23
    0.02
    48. Poisonings
    57
    0.06
     
    82
    0.06
    49. Asthma
    56
    0.06
     
    7,160
    5.65
    50. Encephalitis
    48
    0.05
     
    381
    0.30
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.17
    24
     
    5.90
    130
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.44
    63
     
    9.87
    156
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.71
    11
     
    1.97
    180
    4. Prostate Cancer
    13.08
    115
     
    2.08
    175
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.21
    50
     
    5.05
    107
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.55
    31
     
    0.66
    174
    7. Cervical Cancer
    7.04
    104
     
    4.82
    128
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.43
    29
     
    3.58
    123
    9. Liver Cancer
    6.33
    68
     
    3.11
    157
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.77
    44
     
    7.81
    12
    11. Lymphomas
    4.26
    111
     
    2.67
    146
    12. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    28
     
    0.35
    179
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.74
    40
     
    0.91
    160
    14. Leukemia
    3.42
    111
     
    3.59
    106
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
     
    0.93
    128
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    133
     
    5.15
    38
     
     
     
    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.