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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
    45.91
    174
    116.76
    101
    2. Lung Cancers
    29.64
    14
    18.31
    67
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.33
    97
    30.39
    57
    4. Lung Disease
    16.99
    136
    46.11
    15
    5. Breast Cancer
    15.94
    95
    16.95
    88
    6. Stroke
    14.60
    183
    85.07
    74
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.09
    47
    8.33
    87
    8. Prostate Cancer
    12.33
    124
    32.80
    27
    9. Suicide
    10.41
    73
    12.84
    46
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.10
    157
    97.16
    10
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7.73
    171
    86.08
    38
    12. Lymphomas
    6.85
    45
    6.27
    61
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.40
    47
    4.89
    71
    14. Liver Disease
    5.90
    160
    13.36
    100
    15. Falls
    5.81
    79
    3.02
    142
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.17
    155
    22.44
    68
    17. Ovary Cancer
    4.95
    72
    4.41
    93
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    4.55
    96
    14.16
    18
    19. Leukemia
    4.39
    60
    3.13
    120
    20. Kidney Disease
    4.14
    170
    29.74
    33
    21. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    133
    4.79
    109
    22. Drug Use
    3.73
    17
    1.82
    53
    23. Other Injuries
    3.56
    162
    8.13
    85
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    3.43
    155
    7.97
    85
    25. Stomach Cancer
    3.13
    148
    3.76
    134
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.07
    76
    8.82
    20
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    61
    1.97
    95
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    62
    1.81
    106
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    2.89
    54
    2.22
    93
    30. Low Birth Weight
    2.48
    152
    10.31
    68
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.39
    165
    12.75
    12
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    41
    3.72
    9
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.09
    120
    2.69
    94
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.08
    136
    3.14
    92
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.93
    109
    32.59
    49
    36. Hypertension
    1.83
    181
    33.64
    13
    37. Alcohol
    1.75
    89
    1.64
    94
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1.72
    168
    18.31
    36
    39. Violence
    1.51
    144
    34.29
    8
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    9
    0.15
    92
    41. Birth Trauma
    0.83
    142
    5.66
    74
    42. Drownings
    0.79
    161
    3.40
    97
    43. Epilepsy
    0.68
    169
    9.67
    3
    44. Encephalitis
    0.65
    108
    0.39
    158
    45. HIV/AIDS
    0.63
    127
    195.94
    7
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    157
    3.67
    61
    47. Skin Disease
    0.59
    141
    4.52
    38
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.58
    171
    4.46
    70
    49. Fires
    0.50
    149
    4.71
    41
    50. Asthma
    0.40
    176
    13.22
    33
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Canada CANADA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    38,323
    17.59
    41,965
    8.60
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    25,361
    11.64
    9,273
    1.90
    3. Lung Cancers
    20,678
    9.49
    7,170
    1.47
    4. Lung Disease
    14,190
    6.51
    16,445
    3.37
    5. Stroke
    12,838
    5.89
    30,766
    6.30
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,659
    4.43
    3,198
    0.66
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,054
    3.24
    36,810
    7.54
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,941
    3.19
    37,228
    7.63
    9. Breast Cancer
    5,805
    2.66
    4,073
    0.83
    10. Falls
    5,206
    2.39
    1,141
    0.23
    11. Lymphomas
    4,923
    2.26
    2,829
    0.58
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    4,546
    2.09
    1,865
    0.38
    13. Suicide
    4,525
    2.08
    6,476
    1.33
    14. Prostate Cancer
    4,484
    2.06
    3,682
    0.75
    15. Kidney Disease
    3,602
    1.65
    11,376
    2.33
    16. Liver Disease
    3,493
    1.60
    5,664
    1.16
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,235
    1.48
    6,748
    1.38
    18. Leukemia
    3,067
    1.41
    1,343
    0.28
    19. Liver Cancer
    2,632
    1.21
    1,948
    0.40
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    2,602
    1.19
    713
    0.15
    21. Other Injuries
    2,424
    1.11
    4,153
    0.85
    22. Bladder Cancer
    2,382
    1.09
    715
    0.15
    23. Stomach Cancer
    2,210
    1.01
    1,489
    0.31
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,123
    0.97
    11,478
    2.35
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,101
    0.96
    3,458
    0.71
    26. Ovary Cancer
    1,758
    0.81
    1,040
    0.21
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,751
    0.80
    14,198
    2.91
    28. Skin Cancers
    1,647
    0.76
    1,383
    0.28
    29. Hypertension
    1,626
    0.75
    12,038
    2.47
    30. Other Neoplasms
    1,616
    0.74
    1,169
    0.24
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,575
    0.72
    4,895
    1.00
    32. Drug Use
    1,521
    0.70
    901
    0.18
    33. Oral Cancer
    1,394
    0.64
    1,308
    0.27
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,079
    0.50
    5,050
    1.03
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1,001
    0.46
    414
    0.08
    36. Alcohol
    942
    0.43
    729
    0.15
    37. Cervical Cancer
    589
    0.27
    4,486
    0.92
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    571
    0.26
    64
    0.01
    39. Violence
    545
    0.25
    18,546
    3.80
    40. Low Birth Weight
    543
    0.25
    6,666
    1.37
    41. Skin Disease
    490
    0.22
    1,655
    0.34
    42. Encephalitis
    481
    0.22
    189
    0.04
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    472
    0.22
    1,482
    0.30
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    435
    0.20
    1,664
    0.34
    45. Anemia
    364
    0.17
    5
    0.00
    46. Epilepsy
    327
    0.15
    4,504
    0.92
    47. Drownings
    312
    0.14
    1,804
    0.37
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    301
    0.14
    341
    0.07
    49. HIV/AIDS
    286
    0.13
    107,348
    21.99
    50. Asthma
    275
    0.13
    5,136
    1.05
    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
    29.64
    14
    18.31
    67
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.94
    95
    16.95
    88
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.09
    47
    8.33
    87
    4. Prostate Cancer
    12.33
    124
    32.80
    27
    5. Lymphomas
    6.85
    45
    6.27
    61
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.40
    47
    4.89
    71
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.95
    72
    4.41
    93
    8. Leukemia
    4.39
    60
    3.13
    120
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    133
    4.79
    109
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.13
    148
    3.76
    134
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.07
    76
    8.82
    20
    12. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    61
    1.97
    95
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    62
    1.81
    106
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    41
    3.72
    9
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.08
    136
    3.14
    92
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.72
    168
    18.31
    36
    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.