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Canada
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Canada and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Canada CANADA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    10
    4
    6
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    71.6
    78.7
    75.1
    12
    6
    7
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    74.3
    80.7
    77.4
    6
    4
    3
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    76.4
    81.7
    79.1
    7
    8
    7
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    79.0
    83.4
    81.2
    10
    12
    11
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    80.9
    84.7
    82.8
    5
    9
    7
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    84.7
    5
    9
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    9
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    9
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    81.4
    85.1
    3
    9
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    81.5
    85.2
    3
    8
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    81.7
    85.3
    3
    8
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    81.9
    85.4
    3
    7
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.5
    3
    7
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.6
    2
    7
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    82.6
    85.8
    2
    7
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    83.0
    86.1
    2
    7
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.5
    2
    6
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    84.2
    87.0
    2
    5
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    85.1
    87.7
    2
    5
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    86.3
    88.5
    1
    4
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    87.8
    89.7
    1
    3
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    89.7
    91.1
    1
    3
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    91.9
    93.0
    3
    6
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    55.36
    172
    114.02
    95
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.30
    22
    13.28
    133
    3. Lung Cancers
    30.94
    13
    20.75
    57
    4. Lung Disease
    19.01
    118
    44.30
    16
    5. Stroke
    18.22
    183
    93.76
    78
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.60
    82
    20.75
    51
    7. Prostate Cancer
    14.30
    108
    35.07
    21
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.28
    45
    10.45
    72
    9. Suicide
    10.54
    83
    12.13
    60
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.27
    154
    86.02
    13
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.34
    170
    86.33
    46
    12. Falls
    7.42
    62
    3.09
    137
    13. Lymphomas
    7.35
    25
    8.06
    15
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.51
    45
    6.04
    51
    15. Liver Disease
    5.73
    160
    12.56
    106
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.41
    168
    25.47
    38
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.26
    160
    22.46
    68
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    5.18
    95
    11.62
    36
    19. Ovary Cancer
    5.11
    66
    5.65
    48
    20. Leukemia
    4.64
    47
    3.76
    101
    21. Other Injuries
    4.21
    159
    6.58
    114
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    3.85
    154
    7.65
    106
    23. Drug Use
    3.85
    18
    1.61
    68
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.72
    140
    5.60
    87
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.41
    47
    2.27
    77
    26. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    141
    4.69
    113
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.35
    26
    1.72
    52
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.21
    73
    10.53
    15
    29. Uterin Cancer
    3.06
    52
    2.31
    82
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.05
    97
    29.47
    47
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.56
    33
    4.48
    4
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.44
    167
    14.65
    12
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.40
    106
    2.61
    95
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.26
    153
    8.45
    82
    35. Hypertension
    2.13
    180
    30.73
    23
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.11
    123
    3.92
    69
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.78
    165
    20.99
    32
    38. Violence
    1.77
    143
    25.69
    14
    39. Alcohol
    1.70
    88
    1.39
    105
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.91
    9
    0.15
    84
    41. Birth Trauma
    0.77
    141
    4.92
    79
    42. Drownings
    0.74
    163
    3.49
    97
    43. HIV/AIDS
    0.74
    124
    273.12
    5
    44. Epilepsy
    0.69
    170
    8.73
    6
    45. Skin Disease
    0.65
    138
    5.13
    23
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    159
    3.70
    62
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.61
    171
    4.24
    72
    48. Fires
    0.47
    154
    4.91
    45
    49. Poisonings
    0.47
    125
    1.27
    70
    50. Anemia
    0.45
    87
    0.62
    72
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Canada CANADA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    37,876
    17.93
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23,536
    11.14
    4,435
    0.88
    3. Lung Cancers
    20,431
    9.67
    7,881
    1.57
    4. Lung Disease
    13,408
    6.35
    15,479
    3.09
    5. Stroke
    12,693
    6.01
    32,958
    6.57
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,463
    4.48
    3,930
    0.78
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,834
    3.23
    31,831
    6.35
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,391
    3.03
    35,331
    7.04
    9. Breast Cancer
    5,785
    2.74
    4,936
    0.98
    10. Falls
    5,125
    2.43
    1,171
    0.23
    11. Lymphomas
    4,822
    2.28
    3,508
    0.70
    12. Prostate Cancer
    4,524
    2.14
    4,151
    0.83
    13. Suicide
    4,407
    2.09
    5,854
    1.17
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    4,283
    2.03
    2,256
    0.45
    15. Kidney Disease
    3,770
    1.78
    9,527
    1.90
    16. Liver Disease
    3,288
    1.56
    5,084
    1.01
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,181
    1.51
    5,210
    1.04
    18. Leukemia
    2,948
    1.40
    1,555
    0.31
    19. Other Injuries
    2,468
    1.17
    3,235
    0.65
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    2,428
    1.15
    583
    0.12
    21. Liver Cancer
    2,403
    1.14
    2,217
    0.44
    22. Bladder Cancer
    2,358
    1.12
    825
    0.16
    23. Stomach Cancer
    2,204
    1.04
    1,794
    0.36
    24. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,160
    1.02
    12,761
    2.54
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,100
    0.99
    11,632
    2.32
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,072
    0.98
    3,992
    0.80
    27. Ovary Cancer
    1,717
    0.81
    1,332
    0.27
    28. Skin Cancers
    1,606
    0.76
    1,659
    0.33
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,535
    0.73
    1,041
    0.21
    30. Drug Use
    1,525
    0.72
    773
    0.15
    31. Hypertension
    1,467
    0.69
    10,994
    2.19
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,455
    0.69
    5,755
    1.15
    33. Oral Cancer
    1,331
    0.63
    1,569
    0.31
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,102
    0.52
    4,379
    0.87
    35. Uterin Cancer
    981
    0.46
    531
    0.11
    36. Alcohol
    899
    0.43
    593
    0.12
    37. Violence
    632
    0.30
    14,288
    2.85
    38. Cervical Cancer
    570
    0.27
    5,054
    1.01
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    533
    0.25
    62
    0.01
    40. Low Birth Weight
    494
    0.23
    5,119
    1.02
    41. Skin Disease
    444
    0.21
    1,970
    0.39
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    416
    0.20
    1,438
    0.29
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    398
    0.19
    1,544
    0.31
    44. Epilepsy
    329
    0.16
    3,982
    0.79
    45. Anemia
    326
    0.15
    246
    0.05
    46. HIV/AIDS
    323
    0.15
    138,157
    27.55
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    288
    0.14
    351
    0.07
    48. Drownings
    288
    0.14
    1,775
    0.35
    49. Asthma
    259
    0.12
    5,188
    1.03
    50. Fires
    218
    0.10
    2,256
    0.45
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.94
    13
    20.75
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.60
    82
    20.75
    51
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.30
    108
    35.07
    21
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.28
    45
    10.45
    72
    5. Lymphomas
    7.35
    25
    8.06
    15
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.51
    45
    6.04
    51
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.11
    66
    5.65
    48
    8. Leukemia
    4.64
    47
    3.76
    101
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.72
    140
    5.60
    87
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.41
    47
    2.27
    77
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    141
    4.69
    113
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.21
    73
    10.53
    15
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.06
    52
    2.31
    82
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.56
    33
    4.48
    4
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.11
    123
    3.92
    69
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.78
    165
    20.99
    32
    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.