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Burkina Faso
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Burkina Faso 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.

Sri Lanka
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
Burkina Faso Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    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
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    42.2
    42.7
    42.4
    151
    158
    155
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    46.3
    48.4
    47.3
    153
    154
    154
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    48.4
    51.6
    50.0
    161
    163
    161
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    48.8
    51.4
    50.1
    164
    165
    163
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    56.6
    58.3
    57.5
    159
    164
    162
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    59.6
    60.9
    60.3
    164
    170
    166
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.6
    60.9
    164
    170
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    65.3
    66.3
    159
    170
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    66.1
    67.3
    158
    169
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    66.6
    67.9
    157
    168
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    67.2
    68.6
    157
    167
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    68.0
    69.4
    154
    167
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    68.7
    70.2
    154
    167
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    69.5
    71.0
    156
    168
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    70.3
    71.9
    157
    170
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    71.2
    72.8
    163
    172
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    72.3
    73.7
    166
    173
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    73.5
    74.7
    167
    175
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    75.0
    75.8
    172
    176
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    76.8
    77.4
    173
    176
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    78.9
    79.3
    176
    176
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    81.4
    81.7
    176
    177
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    84.6
    84.7
    177
    177
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    88.2
    88.4
    178
    177
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.63
    36
    126.95
    73
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    149.88
    12
    24.00
    115
    3. Stroke
    94.36
    75
    73.82
    110
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.19
    14
    2.59
    107
    5. Malaria
    53.08
    4
    0.00
    163
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.57
    14
    16.33
    98
    7. Liver Disease
    38.06
    23
    21.18
    67
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.05
    66
    49.34
    40
    9. Malnutrition
    30.03
    3
    0.73
    114
    10. Hypertension
    28.11
    30
    10.13
    111
    11. Meningitis
    27.99
    8
    2.28
    70
    12. HIV/AIDS
    26.45
    45
    0.61
    128
    13. Other Injuries
    23.04
    7
    8.91
    82
    14. Prostate Cancer
    22.85
    49
    2.08
    175
    15. Cervical Cancer
    21.19
    30
    4.82
    128
    16. Falls
    20.68
    4
    9.61
    48
    17. Tuberculosis
    20.18
    56
    5.06
    92
    18. Lung Disease
    19.38
    115
    21.58
    99
    19. Low Birth Weight
    19.11
    25
    3.60
    139
    20. Maternal Conditions
    17.01
    22
    0.51
    113
    21. Breast Cancer
    16.48
    94
    9.87
    156
    22. Liver Cancer
    16.17
    16
    3.11
    157
    23. Suicide
    16.06
    23
    34.64
    1
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.78
    106
    18.69
    85
    25. Birth Trauma
    15.40
    32
    1.35
    129
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    13.25
    28
    6.84
    118
    27. Kidney Disease
    12.85
    100
    22.26
    48
    28. Asthma
    12.45
    46
    32.23
    2
    29. Violence
    10.57
    44
    3.15
    122
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.44
    7
    0.49
    174
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9.60
    6
    1.94
    92
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.07
    41
    4.61
    118
    33. Drownings
    8.09
    33
    6.41
    52
    34. Anemia
    7.75
    21
    0.06
    133
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    7.73
    62
    2.62
    149
    36. Skin Disease
    7.41
    4
    0.32
    162
    37. Fires
    7.11
    20
    2.37
    75
    38. Schistosomiasis
    6.41
    3
    0.00
    161
    39. Epilepsy
    5.57
    24
    1.90
    81
    40. Syphilis
    3.75
    19
    0.08
    132
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.52
    5
    0.05
    176
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.34
    144
    5.05
    107
    43. Poisonings
    3.20
    12
    0.39
    135
    44. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    75
    0.33
    172
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    144
    3.58
    123
    46. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
    0.91
    160
    47. Appendicitis
    2.65
    6
    0.24
    120
    48. Lymphomas
    2.62
    148
    2.67
    146
    49. Drug Use
    2.56
    40
    0.83
    125
    50. Oral Cancer
    2.56
    101
    7.81
    12
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17,647
    12.79
    5,284
    4.17
    2. Malaria
    14,631
    10.60
    0
    0.00
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    11,502
    8.33
    553
    0.44
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,894
    7.17
    28,554
    22.52
    5. Low Birth Weight
    6,781
    4.91
    667
    0.53
    6. Stroke
    5,898
    4.27
    16,198
    12.78
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,561
    4.03
    3,554
    2.80
    8. Birth Trauma
    5,464
    3.96
    250
    0.20
    9. Malnutrition
    5,062
    3.67
    160
    0.13
    10. Meningitis
    4,805
    3.48
    497
    0.39
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,695
    2.68
    1,309
    1.03
    12. Other Injuries
    3,529
    2.56
    1,900
    1.50
    13. HIV/AIDS
    3,354
    2.43
    128
    0.10
    14. Liver Disease
    3,105
    2.25
    4,837
    3.82
    15. Maternal Conditions
    2,608
    1.89
    101
    0.08
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,401
    1.74
    11,089
    8.75
    17. Violence
    1,774
    1.29
    649
    0.51
    18. Falls
    1,737
    1.26
    2,103
    1.66
    19. Hypertension
    1,734
    1.26
    2,271
    1.79
    20. Suicide
    1,671
    1.21
    7,319
    5.77
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,620
    1.17
    1,153
    0.91
    22. Drownings
    1,550
    1.12
    1,336
    1.05
    23. Liver Cancer
    1,386
    1.00
    715
    0.56
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,301
    0.94
    585
    0.46
    25. Lung Disease
    1,259
    0.91
    4,813
    3.80
    26. Kidney Disease
    1,181
    0.86
    4,961
    3.91
    27. Syphilis
    1,065
    0.77
    17
    0.01
    28. Asthma
    1,053
    0.76
    7,160
    5.65
    29. Fires
    976
    0.71
    503
    0.40
    30. Cervical Cancer
    958
    0.69
    605
    0.48
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    856
    0.62
    108
    0.09
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    804
    0.58
    1,021
    0.81
    33. Epilepsy
    792
    0.57
    406
    0.32
    34. Anemia
    768
    0.56
    13
    0.01
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    755
    0.55
    4,006
    3.16
    36. Breast Cancer
    737
    0.53
    1,239
    0.98
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    735
    0.53
    433
    0.34
    38. Skin Disease
    695
    0.50
    70
    0.06
    39. Pertussis
    633
    0.46
    32
    0.03
    40. Poisonings
    566
    0.41
    82
    0.06
    41. Schistosomiasis
    564
    0.41
    0
    0.00
    42. Prostate Cancer
    421
    0.31
    197
    0.16
    43. Tetanus
    337
    0.24
    32
    0.03
    44. Hepatitis B
    333
    0.24
    10
    0.01
    45. Other Neoplasms
    311
    0.23
    68
    0.05
    46. Drug Use
    311
    0.23
    178
    0.14
    47. Appendicitis
    296
    0.21
    52
    0.04
    48. Lymphomas
    272
    0.20
    604
    0.48
    49. Stomach Cancer
    271
    0.20
    1,148
    0.91
    50. Alcohol
    267
    0.19
    317
    0.25
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Burkina Faso BURKINA FASO   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.85
    49
    2.08
    175
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.19
    30
    4.82
    128
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.48
    94
    9.87
    156
    4. Liver Cancer
    16.17
    16
    3.11
    157
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.34
    144
    5.05
    107
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.04
    144
    3.58
    123
    7. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
    0.91
    160
    8. Lymphomas
    2.62
    148
    2.67
    146
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.56
    101
    7.81
    12
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.55
    177
    1.97
    180
    11. Lung Cancers
    2.46
    155
    5.90
    130
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.66
    117
    5.15
    38
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    134
    0.35
    179
    14. Leukemia
    1.22
    162
    3.59
    106
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    126
    0.93
    128
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    162
    0.66
    174
    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.