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Cameroon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Cameroon and Nigeria 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.

Nigeria
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Cameroon Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    40.5
    43.1
    41.7
    141
    134
    137
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    44.9
    47.5
    46.2
    137
    140
    137
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    50.1
    53.1
    51.5
    138
    139
    139
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    53.1
    56.3
    54.6
    150
    146
    147
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    50.2
    52.6
    51.4
    158
    162
    158
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    54.1
    56.4
    55.3
    169
    169
    169
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    56.7
    59.4
    58.1
    175
    175
    174
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    56.7
    59.4
    175
    175
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    61.9
    64.2
    175
    176
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.4
    174
    176
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    63.8
    65.9
    172
    176
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    64.6
    66.6
    173
    176
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    65.6
    67.4
    173
    176
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    66.7
    68.4
    173
    176
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    67.9
    69.7
    173
    176
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.4
    174
    175
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    172
    171
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    165
    168
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.8
    153
    166
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    75.7
    77.2
    150
    163
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    77.7
    78.8
    147
    160
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    79.9
    80.8
    145
    158
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.2
    147
    153
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.0
    143
    146
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    141
    139
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    176.51
    10
    116.06
    15
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145.79
    10
    246.59
    1
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    128.61
    89
    197.37
    31
    4. Stroke
    106.51
    49
    109.84
    44
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    77.94
    27
    146.53
    6
    6. Tuberculosis
    51.31
    30
    128.71
    5
    7. Liver Disease
    50.21
    12
    64.44
    2
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    47.09
    43
    39.95
    53
    9. Lung Disease
    36.71
    35
    34.46
    42
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.90
    29
    29.50
    41
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    27.97
    71
    43.10
    11
    12. Prostate Cancer
    27.02
    40
    55.29
    7
    13. Kidney Disease
    25.59
    47
    13.66
    99
    14. Meningitis
    24.29
    14
    31.54
    7
    15. Maternal Conditions
    22.78
    15
    43.39
    2
    16. Malaria
    22.23
    31
    32.77
    27
    17. Breast Cancer
    20.15
    45
    32.06
    4
    18. Other Injuries
    20.11
    7
    21.35
    6
    19. Cervical Cancer
    19.96
    28
    22.57
    21
    20. Suicide
    19.47
    12
    17.33
    15
    21. Falls
    19.37
    10
    23.79
    2
    22. Low Birth Weight
    17.25
    31
    24.78
    10
    23. Birth Trauma
    16.71
    21
    23.73
    6
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    16.67
    11
    21.18
    5
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    15.73
    3
    13.48
    8
    26. Hypertension
    14.66
    74
    13.66
    80
    27. Malnutrition
    14.60
    35
    22.00
    22
    28. Violence
    11.83
    33
    10.46
    44
    29. Asthma
    10.86
    48
    11.08
    46
    30. Drownings
    10.06
    12
    8.93
    14
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.45
    28
    6.26
    54
    32. Lymphomas
    7.87
    19
    4.88
    106
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.45
    52
    9.13
    33
    34. Syphilis
    6.90
    10
    2.53
    29
    35. Fires
    6.79
    19
    6.83
    17
    36. Oral Cancer
    6.79
    22
    2.14
    133
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.81
    10
    6.03
    7
    38. Liver Cancer
    5.35
    94
    13.15
    26
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.29
    34
    5.38
    33
    40. Epilepsy
    4.90
    12
    6.96
    6
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    87
    3.26
    142
    42. Skin Disease
    4.55
    36
    7.45
    6
    43. Hepatitis B
    4.26
    13
    6.94
    2
    44. Drug Use
    3.77
    16
    5.29
    9
    45. Other Neoplasms
    3.62
    57
    4.12
    46
    46. Alcohol
    3.32
    30
    2.84
    42
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.95
    175
    4.50
    146
    48. Poisonings
    2.88
    20
    2.90
    18
    49. Appendicitis
    2.88
    12
    2.87
    13
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    169
    2.62
    168
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    28,669
    13.62
    161,271
    8.32
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,139
    11.47
    288,619
    14.89
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    15,092
    7.17
    178,438
    9.21
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,660
    5.54
    108,578
    5.60
    5. Stroke
    10,475
    4.98
    69,220
    3.57
    6. Malaria
    8,030
    3.81
    101,531
    5.24
    7. Low Birth Weight
    7,438
    3.53
    89,291
    4.61
    8. Birth Trauma
    7,203
    3.42
    85,504
    4.41
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,873
    3.26
    40,061
    2.07
    10. Tuberculosis
    6,611
    3.14
    115,420
    5.95
    11. Liver Disease
    6,353
    3.02
    60,044
    3.10
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    5,981
    2.84
    43,279
    2.23
    13. Meningitis
    5,293
    2.51
    50,244
    2.59
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,735
    2.25
    69,797
    3.60
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,567
    2.17
    25,811
    1.33
    16. Other Injuries
    4,419
    2.10
    32,706
    1.69
    17. Malnutrition
    3,960
    1.88
    45,836
    2.36
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    3,948
    1.88
    38,378
    1.98
    19. Lung Disease
    3,422
    1.63
    20,238
    1.04
    20. Kidney Disease
    3,350
    1.59
    11,098
    0.57
    21. Syphilis
    2,869
    1.36
    8,615
    0.44
    22. Suicide
    2,867
    1.36
    17,710
    0.91
    23. Violence
    2,721
    1.29
    18,210
    0.94
    24. Drownings
    2,514
    1.19
    16,222
    0.84
    25. Falls
    2,403
    1.14
    17,795
    0.92
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,031
    0.96
    15,183
    0.78
    27. Lymphomas
    1,471
    0.70
    4,568
    0.24
    28. Breast Cancer
    1,400
    0.67
    15,790
    0.81
    29. Hypertension
    1,387
    0.66
    8,737
    0.45
    30. Fires
    1,295
    0.62
    8,950
    0.46
    31. Asthma
    1,258
    0.60
    8,373
    0.43
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,190
    0.57
    9,191
    0.47
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,039
    0.49
    5,123
    0.26
    34. Prostate Cancer
    1,036
    0.49
    12,105
    0.62
    35. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.48
    9,989
    0.52
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    983
    0.47
    7,727
    0.40
    37. Oral Cancer
    820
    0.39
    1,941
    0.10
    38. Liver Cancer
    804
    0.38
    12,691
    0.65
    39. Schistosomiasis
    757
    0.36
    6,114
    0.32
    40. Poisonings
    731
    0.35
    5,510
    0.28
    41. Hepatitis B
    725
    0.34
    8,094
    0.42
    42. Drug Use
    678
    0.32
    7,060
    0.36
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    654
    0.31
    4,079
    0.21
    44. Skin Disease
    555
    0.26
    5,766
    0.30
    45. Other Neoplasms
    449
    0.21
    3,545
    0.18
    46. Alcohol
    435
    0.21
    2,812
    0.15
    47. Appendicitis
    424
    0.20
    2,742
    0.14
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    366
    0.17
    3,781
    0.20
    49. Leukemia
    333
    0.16
    1,760
    0.09
    50. Encephalitis
    331
    0.16
    2,687
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.02
    40
    55.29
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.15
    45
    32.06
    4
    3. Cervical Cancer
    19.96
    28
    22.57
    21
    4. Lymphomas
    7.87
    19
    4.88
    106
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.79
    22
    2.14
    133
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.35
    94
    13.15
    26
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    87
    3.26
    142
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.95
    175
    4.50
    146
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    169
    2.62
    168
    10. Leukemia
    1.98
    153
    1.80
    157
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    170
    1.16
    179
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.33
    110
    0.69
    155
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.33
    145
    0.51
    182
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.32
    159
    2.36
    120
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.32
    136
    1.89
    100
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.67
    175
    1.05
    161
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.