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Compare Cape Verde 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cape Verde CAPE VERDE   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.7
    52.2
    87
    87
    87
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    55.2
    58.2
    56.7
    90
    93
    92
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    59.1
    63.0
    61.0
    98
    99
    97
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    62.7
    68.0
    65.3
    107
    106
    108
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    68.2
    71.4
    69.9
    79
    99
    95
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    70.6
    74.2
    72.5
    77
    99
    94
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    71.1
    75.0
    73.2
    85
    107
    95
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cape Verde CAPE VERDE   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.1
    75.0
    85
    107
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    72.8
    76.5
    80
    105
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    72.9
    76.5
    80
    106
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    73.0
    76.6
    82
    106
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    73.2
    76.7
    83
    106
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    73.5
    76.9
    85
    105
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    73.8
    77.1
    86
    106
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    74.0
    77.3
    88
    107
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    74.3
    77.5
    88
    107
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    74.7
    77.9
    90
    107
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    75.3
    78.3
    93
    107
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.9
    101
    108
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    77.2
    79.7
    106
    108
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    78.7
    80.8
    111
    109
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    80.6
    82.2
    115
    109
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    82.9
    84.1
    123
    115
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.6
    124
    119
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.7
    135
    124
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cape Verde CAPE VERDE   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    140.48
    20
     
    120.00
    41
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    123.58
    84
     
    117.12
    90
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    83.78
    49
     
    228.17
    2
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.78
    68
     
    43.92
    50
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.16
    56
     
    24.75
    58
    6. HIV/AIDS
    19.06
    54
     
    120.00
    18
    7. Cervical Cancer
    18.85
    37
     
    21.16
    31
    8. Lung Disease
    18.77
    122
     
    21.14
    102
    9. Kidney Disease
    18.71
    70
     
    13.32
    98
    10. Liver Disease
    18.19
    79
     
    50.71
    11
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.47
    94
     
    14.77
    122
    12. Liver Cancer
    15.79
    18
     
    13.01
    23
    13. Prostate Cancer
    15.57
    97
     
    46.41
    12
    14. Breast Cancer
    13.55
    126
     
    30.08
    7
    15. Suicide
    11.65
    67
     
    14.79
    33
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    10.87
    51
     
    17.16
    6
    17. Low Birth Weight
    9.15
    75
     
    24.87
    10
    18. Asthma
    8.73
    71
     
    13.90
    37
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8.68
    70
     
    127.79
    4
    20. Tuberculosis
    8.10
    82
     
    190.61
    1
    21. Other Injuries
    8.08
    94
     
    22.63
    8
    22. Hypertension
    7.57
    134
     
    15.17
    79
    23. Violence
    5.96
    85
     
    10.41
    47
    24. Drownings
    4.78
    78
     
    7.43
    41
    25. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
     
    3.05
    143
    26. Stomach Cancer
    4.73
    111
     
    2.45
    169
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.32
    145
     
    4.21
    147
    28. Birth Trauma
    3.76
    81
     
    23.20
    8
    29. Meningitis
    3.54
    62
     
    29.56
    6
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.46
    149
     
    6.49
    74
    31. Falls
    3.20
    133
     
    21.18
    2
    32. Epilepsy
    2.76
    59
     
    5.20
    28
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    2.67
    146
     
    19.56
    10
    34. Drug Use
    2.41
    43
     
    6.44
    8
    35. Skin Disease
    2.25
    77
     
    3.71
    48
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.15
    88
     
    4.41
    45
    37. Malnutrition
    2.04
    89
     
    17.12
    19
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.99
    115
     
    3.96
    46
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.96
    119
     
    5.81
    51
    40. Fires
    1.63
    93
     
    6.57
    27
    41. Lung Cancers
    1.39
    174
     
    1.19
    179
    42. Maternal Conditions
    1.35
    86
     
    40.30
    3
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    1.21
    76
     
    1.15
    81
    44. Lymphomas
    0.97
    182
     
    4.65
    102
    45. Encephalitis
    0.91
    66
     
    2.53
    8
    46. Appendicitis
    0.87
    70
     
    1.67
    23
    47. Bladder Cancer
    0.81
    165
     
    0.94
    159
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    65
     
    2.83
    9
    49. Alcohol
    0.79
    136
     
    2.29
    59
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.78
    139
     
    0.60
    154
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Cape Verde CAPE VERDE   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    487
    19.05
     
    83,379
    4.10
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    424
    16.59
     
    76,410
    3.76
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    310
    12.13
     
    305,460
    15.03
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    122
    4.77
     
    30,922
    1.52
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    111
    4.34
     
    37,562
    1.85
    6. HIV/AIDS
    91
    3.56
     
    168,900
    8.31
    7. Kidney Disease
    67
    2.62
     
    12,605
    0.62
    8. Lung Disease
    64
    2.50
     
    14,311
    0.70
    9. Liver Disease
    63
    2.46
     
    48,789
    2.40
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    63
    2.46
     
    48,704
    2.40
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    62
    2.43
     
    7,809
    0.38
    12. Liver Cancer
    57
    2.23
     
    12,765
    0.63
    13. Low Birth Weight
    56
    2.19
     
    87,318
    4.30
    14. Suicide
    44
    1.72
     
    18,095
    0.89
    15. Cervical Cancer
    38
    1.49
     
    8,757
    0.43
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    37
    1.45
     
    186,218
    9.16
    17. Other Injuries
    33
    1.29
     
    39,645
    1.95
    18. Asthma
    31
    1.21
     
    11,894
    0.59
    19. Violence
    31
    1.21
     
    17,843
    0.88
    20. Tuberculosis
    29
    1.13
     
    175,124
    8.62
    21. Breast Cancer
    29
    1.13
     
    14,932
    0.73
    22. Hypertension
    26
    1.02
     
    10,864
    0.53
    23. Birth Trauma
    23
    0.90
     
    81,448
    4.01
    24. Prostate Cancer
    22
    0.86
     
    12,087
    0.59
    25. Drownings
    21
    0.82
     
    15,670
    0.77
    26. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.63
     
    1,983
    0.10
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16
    0.63
     
    3,648
    0.18
    28. Meningitis
    15
    0.59
     
    58,231
    2.87
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    13
    0.51
     
    6,336
    0.31
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    12
    0.47
     
    42,961
    2.11
    31. Epilepsy
    11
    0.43
     
    7,446
    0.37
    32. Falls
    11
    0.43
     
    21,350
    1.05
    33. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.39
     
    1,409
    0.07
    34. Malnutrition
    9
    0.35
     
    40,609
    2.00
    35. Drug Use
    9
    0.35
     
    8,655
    0.43
    36. Maternal Conditions
    8
    0.31
     
    63,909
    3.14
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8
    0.31
     
    3,897
    0.19
    38. Skin Disease
    8
    0.31
     
    3,321
    0.16
    39. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.27
     
    3,545
    0.17
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7
    0.27
     
    5,412
    0.27
    41. Fires
    6
    0.23
     
    10,148
    0.50
    42. Lung Cancers
    5
    0.20
     
    961
    0.05
    43. Syphilis
    4
    0.16
     
    9,164
    0.45
    44. Encephalitis
    4
    0.16
     
    4,532
    0.22
    45. Lymphomas
    4
    0.16
     
    4,421
    0.22
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    4
    0.16
     
    654
    0.03
    47. Hepatitis B
    3
    0.12
     
    3,317
    0.16
    48. Skin Cancers
    3
    0.12
     
    462
    0.02
    49. Bladder Cancer
    3
    0.12
     
    690
    0.03
    50. Alcohol
    3
    0.12
     
    2,579
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Cape Verde CAPE VERDE   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    18.85
    37
     
    21.16
    31
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.79
    18
     
    13.01
    23
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.57
    97
     
    46.41
    12
    4. Breast Cancer
    13.55
    126
     
    30.08
    7
    5. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
     
    3.05
    143
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.73
    111
     
    2.45
    169
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.32
    145
     
    4.21
    147
    8. Lung Cancers
    1.39
    174
     
    1.19
    179
    9. Lymphomas
    0.97
    182
     
    4.65
    102
    10. Bladder Cancer
    0.81
    165
     
    0.94
    159
    11. Skin Cancers
    0.78
    139
     
    0.60
    154
    12. Uterin Cancer
    0.67
    173
     
    1.78
    104
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.33
    180
     
    0.47
    179
    14. Leukemia
    0.15
    182
     
    1.75
    153
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.13
    181
     
    2.32
    116
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.08
    183
     
    2.09
    125
     
     
     
    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.