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Burkina Faso
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Burkina Faso and Iceland 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.

Iceland
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Burkina Faso Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Iceland ICELAND
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Iceland ICELAND
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    37.3
    36.0
    36.7
    154
    165
    160
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    42.2
    42.7
    42.4
    151
    158
    155
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    46.3
    48.4
    47.3
    153
    154
    154
     
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
    1990
    48.4
    51.6
    50.0
    161
    163
    161
     
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
    2000
    48.8
    51.4
    50.1
    164
    165
    163
     
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
    2010
    56.6
    58.3
    57.5
    159
    164
    162
     
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2016
    59.6
    60.9
    60.3
    164
    170
    166
     
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Iceland ICELAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.6
    60.9
    164
    170
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    Age 5
    65.3
    66.3
    159
    170
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 10
    66.1
    67.3
    158
    169
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 15
    66.6
    67.9
    157
    168
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 20
    67.2
    68.6
    157
    167
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    Age 25
    68.0
    69.4
    154
    167
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    Age 30
    68.7
    70.2
    154
    167
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    Age 35
    69.5
    71.0
    156
    168
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    Age 40
    70.3
    71.9
    157
    170
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    Age 45
    71.2
    72.8
    163
    172
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    Age 50
    72.3
    73.7
    166
    173
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    Age 55
    73.5
    74.7
    167
    175
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    Age 60
    75.0
    75.8
    172
    176
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    Age 65
    76.8
    77.4
    173
    176
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    Age 70
    78.9
    79.3
    176
    176
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    Age 75
    81.4
    81.7
    176
    177
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    Age 80
    84.6
    84.7
    177
    177
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    178
    177
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Iceland ICELAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.63
    36
    80.30
    141
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    149.88
    12
    11.90
    156
    3. Stroke
    94.36
    75
    26.13
    171
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.19
    14
    1.15
    140
    5. Malaria
    53.08
    4
    0.00
    117
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.57
    14
    3.27
    171
    7. Liver Disease
    38.06
    23
    2.15
    180
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.05
    66
    4.59
    178
    9. Malnutrition
    30.03
    3
    0.27
    138
    10. Hypertension
    28.11
    30
    3.40
    164
    11. Meningitis
    27.99
    8
    0.18
    170
    12. HIV/AIDS
    26.45
    45
    0.00
    172
    13. Other Injuries
    23.04
    7
    6.95
    109
    14. Prostate Cancer
    22.85
    49
    22.46
    54
    15. Cervical Cancer
    21.19
    30
    0.40
    183
    16. Falls
    20.68
    4
    2.99
    141
    17. Tuberculosis
    20.18
    56
    0.74
    142
    18. Lung Disease
    19.38
    115
    19.71
    112
    19. Low Birth Weight
    19.11
    25
    1.00
    176
    20. Maternal Conditions
    17.01
    22
    0.04
    179
    21. Breast Cancer
    16.48
    94
    23.04
    24
    22. Liver Cancer
    16.17
    16
    4.54
    113
    23. Suicide
    16.06
    23
    11.87
    64
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.78
    106
    38.28
    15
    25. Birth Trauma
    15.40
    32
    0.16
    183
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    13.25
    28
    1.79
    180
    27. Kidney Disease
    12.85
    100
    4.84
    173
    28. Asthma
    12.45
    46
    0.42
    178
    29. Violence
    10.57
    44
    1.10
    161
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.44
    7
    0.66
    168
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9.60
    6
    0.27
    178
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.07
    41
    2.08
    172
    33. Drownings
    8.09
    33
    0.40
    178
    34. Anemia
    7.75
    21
    0.18
    107
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    7.73
    62
    2.46
    150
    36. Skin Disease
    7.41
    4
    0.73
    135
    37. Fires
    7.11
    20
    0.10
    182
    38. Schistosomiasis
    6.41
    3
    0.00
    111
    39. Epilepsy
    5.57
    24
    0.63
    174
    40. Syphilis
    3.75
    19
    0.00
    183
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.52
    5
    0.39
    95
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.34
    144
    3.73
    137
    43. Poisonings
    3.20
    12
    0.54
    116
    44. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    75
    1.52
    134
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    144
    5.14
    64
    46. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
    2.55
    73
    47. Appendicitis
    2.65
    6
    0.00
    180
    48. Lymphomas
    2.62
    148
    3.64
    124
    49. Drug Use
    2.56
    40
    3.23
    30
    50. Oral Cancer
    2.56
    101
    0.73
    179
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Iceland ICELAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17,647
    12.79
    66
    3.69
    2. Malaria
    14,631
    10.60
    0
    0.00
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    11,502
    8.33
    7
    0.39
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,894
    7.17
    440
    24.62
    5. Low Birth Weight
    6,781
    4.91
    3
    0.17
    6. Stroke
    5,898
    4.27
    143
    8.00
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,561
    4.03
    12
    0.67
    8. Birth Trauma
    5,464
    3.96
    0
    0.00
    9. Malnutrition
    5,062
    3.67
    2
    0.11
    10. Meningitis
    4,805
    3.48
    1
    0.06
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,695
    2.68
    7
    0.39
    12. Other Injuries
    3,529
    2.56
    35
    1.96
    13. HIV/AIDS
    3,354
    2.43
    0
    0.00
    14. Liver Disease
    3,105
    2.25
    10
    0.56
    15. Maternal Conditions
    2,608
    1.89
    0
    0.00
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,401
    1.74
    25
    1.40
    17. Violence
    1,774
    1.29
    4
    0.22
    18. Falls
    1,737
    1.26
    15
    0.84
    19. Hypertension
    1,734
    1.26
    19
    1.06
    20. Suicide
    1,671
    1.21
    43
    2.41
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,620
    1.17
    4
    0.22
    22. Drownings
    1,550
    1.12
    2
    0.11
    23. Liver Cancer
    1,386
    1.00
    23
    1.29
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,301
    0.94
    11
    0.62
    25. Lung Disease
    1,259
    0.91
    109
    6.10
    26. Kidney Disease
    1,181
    0.86
    27
    1.51
    27. Syphilis
    1,065
    0.77
    0
    0.00
    28. Asthma
    1,053
    0.76
    2
    0.11
    29. Fires
    976
    0.71
    1
    0.06
    30. Cervical Cancer
    958
    0.69
    1
    0.06
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    856
    0.62
    4
    0.22
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    804
    0.58
    10
    0.56
    33. Epilepsy
    792
    0.57
    2
    0.11
    34. Anemia
    768
    0.56
    1
    0.06
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    755
    0.55
    216
    12.09
    36. Breast Cancer
    737
    0.53
    58
    3.25
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    735
    0.53
    2
    0.11
    38. Skin Disease
    695
    0.50
    4
    0.22
    39. Pertussis
    633
    0.46
    0
    0.00
    40. Poisonings
    566
    0.41
    2
    0.11
    41. Schistosomiasis
    564
    0.41
    0
    0.00
    42. Prostate Cancer
    421
    0.31
    57
    3.19
    43. Tetanus
    337
    0.24
    0
    0.00
    44. Hepatitis B
    333
    0.24
    2
    0.11
    45. Other Neoplasms
    311
    0.23
    9
    0.50
    46. Drug Use
    311
    0.23
    11
    0.62
    47. Appendicitis
    296
    0.21
    0
    0.00
    48. Lymphomas
    272
    0.20
    20
    1.12
    49. Stomach Cancer
    271
    0.20
    20
    1.12
    50. Alcohol
    267
    0.19
    6
    0.34
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Iceland ICELAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.85
    49
    22.46
    54
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.19
    30
    0.40
    183
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.48
    94
    23.04
    24
    4. Liver Cancer
    16.17
    16
    4.54
    113
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.34
    144
    3.73
    137
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    144
    5.14
    64
    7. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
    2.55
    73
    8. Lymphomas
    2.62
    148
    3.64
    124
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.56
    101
    0.73
    179
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.55
    177
    14.10
    50
    11. Lung Cancers
    2.46
    155
    23.95
    41
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.66
    117
    2.26
    98
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    134
    0.79
    168
    14. Leukemia
    1.22
    162
    3.11
    121
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    126
    1.29
    99
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    162
    9.51
    5
    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.