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Canada
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Canada and Ghana 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.

Ghana
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
Canada Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   Ghana GHANA
      Canada CANADA   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    68.3
    74.2
    71.1
    8
    5
    8
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    10
    4
    6
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    71.6
    78.7
    75.1
    12
    6
    7
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    74.3
    80.7
    77.4
    6
    4
    3
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    76.4
    81.7
    79.1
    7
    8
    7
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    79.0
    83.4
    81.2
    10
    12
    11
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    80.9
    84.7
    82.8
    5
    9
    7
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    84.7
    5
    9
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    9
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    9
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    81.4
    85.1
    3
    9
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    81.5
    85.2
    3
    8
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    81.7
    85.3
    3
    8
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    81.9
    85.4
    3
    7
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.5
    3
    7
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.6
    2
    7
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    82.6
    85.8
    2
    7
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    83.0
    86.1
    2
    7
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.5
    2
    6
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    84.2
    87.0
    2
    5
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    85.1
    87.7
    2
    5
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    86.3
    88.5
    1
    4
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    87.8
    89.7
    1
    3
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    89.7
    91.1
    1
    3
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    91.9
    93.0
    3
    6
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    55.36
    172
    155.08
    44
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.30
    22
    16.47
    102
    3. Lung Cancers
    30.94
    13
    2.50
    154
    4. Lung Disease
    19.01
    118
    21.09
    103
    5. Stroke
    18.22
    183
    160.10
    11
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.60
    82
    12.79
    129
    7. Prostate Cancer
    14.30
    108
    16.11
    91
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.28
    45
    3.82
    156
    9. Suicide
    10.54
    83
    10.09
    90
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.27
    154
    45.45
    48
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.34
    170
    144.64
    15
    12. Falls
    7.42
    62
    17.75
    11
    13. Lymphomas
    7.35
    25
    5.49
    82
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.51
    45
    1.48
    145
    15. Liver Disease
    5.73
    160
    47.10
    15
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.41
    168
    19.32
    67
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.26
    160
    33.17
    31
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    5.18
    95
    21.56
    7
    19. Ovary Cancer
    5.11
    66
    3.52
    124
    20. Leukemia
    4.64
    47
    1.12
    166
    21. Other Injuries
    4.21
    159
    19.68
    22
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    3.85
    154
    14.53
    17
    23. Drug Use
    3.85
    18
    3.44
    25
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.72
    140
    13.58
    22
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.41
    47
    1.63
    109
    26. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    141
    3.17
    148
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.35
    26
    0.68
    133
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.21
    73
    0.50
    178
    29. Uterin Cancer
    3.06
    52
    1.20
    142
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.05
    97
    25.76
    49
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.56
    33
    1.03
    119
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.44
    167
    11.61
    21
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.40
    106
    2.30
    109
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.26
    153
    17.97
    29
    35. Hypertension
    2.13
    180
    19.97
    53
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.11
    123
    2.72
    95
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.78
    165
    21.33
    29
    38. Violence
    1.77
    143
    11.12
    40
    39. Alcohol
    1.70
    88
    1.99
    71
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.91
    9
    0.10
    118
    41. Birth Trauma
    0.77
    141
    16.94
    27
    42. Drownings
    0.74
    163
    5.46
    69
    43. HIV/AIDS
    0.74
    124
    45.84
    32
    44. Epilepsy
    0.69
    170
    2.85
    58
    45. Skin Disease
    0.65
    138
    7.20
    5
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    159
    3.73
    60
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.61
    171
    6.46
    42
    48. Fires
    0.47
    154
    6.99
    23
    49. Poisonings
    0.47
    125
    1.81
    53
    50. Anemia
    0.45
    87
    1.95
    48
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Canada CANADA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    37,876
    17.93
    18,607
    8.84
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23,536
    11.14
    1,701
    0.81
    3. Lung Cancers
    20,431
    9.67
    350
    0.17
    4. Lung Disease
    13,408
    6.35
    2,578
    1.22
    5. Stroke
    12,693
    6.01
    19,734
    9.37
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,463
    4.48
    502
    0.24
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,834
    3.23
    5,709
    2.71
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,391
    3.03
    24,674
    11.72
    9. Breast Cancer
    5,785
    2.74
    1,123
    0.53
    10. Falls
    5,125
    2.43
    2,596
    1.23
    11. Lymphomas
    4,822
    2.28
    821
    0.39
    12. Prostate Cancer
    4,524
    2.14
    727
    0.35
    13. Suicide
    4,407
    2.09
    1,896
    0.90
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    4,283
    2.03
    213
    0.10
    15. Kidney Disease
    3,770
    1.78
    3,150
    1.50
    16. Liver Disease
    3,288
    1.56
    7,833
    3.72
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,181
    1.51
    5,409
    2.57
    18. Leukemia
    2,948
    1.40
    203
    0.10
    19. Other Injuries
    2,468
    1.17
    4,543
    2.16
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    2,428
    1.15
    74
    0.04
    21. Liver Cancer
    2,403
    1.14
    2,140
    1.02
    22. Bladder Cancer
    2,358
    1.12
    203
    0.10
    23. Stomach Cancer
    2,204
    1.04
    487
    0.23
    24. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,160
    1.02
    6,630
    3.15
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,100
    0.99
    7,144
    3.39
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,072
    0.98
    78
    0.04
    27. Ovary Cancer
    1,717
    0.81
    298
    0.14
    28. Skin Cancers
    1,606
    0.76
    145
    0.07
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,535
    0.73
    375
    0.18
    30. Drug Use
    1,525
    0.72
    724
    0.34
    31. Hypertension
    1,467
    0.69
    2,602
    1.24
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,455
    0.69
    1,943
    0.92
    33. Oral Cancer
    1,331
    0.63
    366
    0.17
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,102
    0.52
    5,804
    2.76
    35. Uterin Cancer
    981
    0.46
    88
    0.04
    36. Alcohol
    899
    0.43
    368
    0.17
    37. Violence
    632
    0.30
    2,737
    1.30
    38. Cervical Cancer
    570
    0.27
    1,633
    0.78
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    533
    0.25
    18
    0.01
    40. Low Birth Weight
    494
    0.23
    8,224
    3.91
    41. Skin Disease
    444
    0.21
    1,054
    0.50
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    416
    0.20
    564
    0.27
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    398
    0.19
    986
    0.47
    44. Epilepsy
    329
    0.16
    626
    0.30
    45. Anemia
    326
    0.15
    380
    0.18
    46. HIV/AIDS
    323
    0.15
    10,114
    4.80
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    288
    0.14
    23
    0.01
    48. Drownings
    288
    0.14
    1,469
    0.70
    49. Asthma
    259
    0.12
    1,704
    0.81
    50. Fires
    218
    0.10
    1,480
    0.70
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.94
    13
    2.50
    154
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.60
    82
    12.79
    129
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.30
    108
    16.11
    91
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.28
    45
    3.82
    156
    5. Lymphomas
    7.35
    25
    5.49
    82
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.51
    45
    1.48
    145
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.11
    66
    3.52
    124
    8. Leukemia
    4.64
    47
    1.12
    166
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.72
    140
    13.58
    22
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.41
    47
    1.63
    109
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    141
    3.17
    148
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.21
    73
    0.50
    178
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.06
    52
    1.20
    142
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.56
    33
    1.03
    119
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.11
    123
    2.72
    95
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.78
    165
    21.33
    29
    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.