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Compare Central African Republic 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
     
      Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    36.2
    41.2
    38.7
    159
    146
    156
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    40.2
    45.2
    42.6
    160
    148
    154
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    45.1
    50.4
    47.7
    157
    147
    153
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    47.3
    52.5
    49.8
    165
    159
    163
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    44.9
    47.1
    46.0
    177
    178
    178
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    47.9
    50.5
    49.2
    181
    181
    181
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    51.7
    54.4
    53.0
    182
    182
    182
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    51.7
    54.4
    182
    182
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    59.4
    61.5
    182
    180
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    60.4
    62.5
    180
    180
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    60.8
    62.9
    181
    180
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    61.8
    63.7
    181
    180
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    63.1
    64.7
    180
    180
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    64.5
    65.8
    180
    180
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    66.0
    67.2
    179
    180
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    67.7
    69.1
    177
    180
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    69.7
    71.2
    177
    179
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    71.6
    73.1
    177
    179
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    73.5
    74.9
    168
    172
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    75.4
    76.5
    160
    170
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    77.4
    78.3
    157
    169
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    157
    168
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.9
    155
    164
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.8
    150
    159
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.3
    149
    148
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    215.62
    6
     
    120.00
    18
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    163.65
    7
     
    228.17
    2
    3. Stroke
    155.11
    13
     
    120.00
    41
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    110.11
    101
     
    117.12
    90
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    104.00
    7
     
    127.79
    4
    6. Tuberculosis
    72.84
    18
     
    190.61
    1
    7. Malaria
    50.68
    5
     
    35.87
    25
    8. Lung Disease
    41.66
    21
     
    21.14
    102
    9. Hypertension
    36.09
    6
     
    15.17
    79
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.05
    29
     
    24.75
    58
    11. Maternal Conditions
    31.93
    8
     
    40.30
    3
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.82
    81
     
    43.92
    50
    13. Liver Disease
    31.65
    31
     
    50.71
    11
    14. Birth Trauma
    31.33
    3
     
    23.20
    8
    15. Malnutrition
    30.00
    4
     
    17.12
    19
    16. Meningitis
    28.73
    7
     
    29.56
    6
    17. Low Birth Weight
    28.47
    4
     
    24.87
    10
    18. Asthma
    26.87
    5
     
    13.90
    37
    19. Prostate Cancer
    26.08
    41
     
    46.41
    12
    20. Other Injuries
    21.61
    12
     
    22.63
    8
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.14
    63
     
    14.77
    122
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    20.08
    9
     
    19.56
    10
    23. Suicide
    19.64
    13
     
    14.79
    33
    24. Breast Cancer
    19.55
    59
     
    30.08
    7
    25. Cervical Cancer
    16.63
    45
     
    21.16
    31
    26. War
    16.56
    6
     
    5.44
    10
    27. Anemia
    15.66
    5
     
    2.69
    36
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    14.94
    13
     
    17.16
    6
    29. Violence
    13.90
    28
     
    10.41
    47
    30. Drownings
    12.79
    9
     
    7.43
    41
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    12.73
    2
     
    5.81
    51
    32. Kidney Disease
    10.50
    118
     
    13.32
    98
    33. Fires
    9.15
    6
     
    6.57
    27
    34. Measles
    8.84
    9
     
    8.29
    10
    35. Syphilis
    8.30
    4
     
    3.02
    25
    36. Epilepsy
    8.29
    7
     
    5.20
    28
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.85
    54
     
    6.49
    74
    38. Trypanosomiasis
    7.70
    1
     
    0.00
    122
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.44
    14
     
    4.41
    45
    40. Tetanus
    6.42
    4
     
    3.83
    8
    41. Lymphomas
    6.40
    54
     
    4.65
    102
    42. Falls
    6.02
    80
     
    21.18
    2
    43. Liver Cancer
    5.97
    79
     
    13.01
    23
    44. Oral Cancer
    4.89
    41
     
    2.09
    125
    45. Poisonings
    4.53
    4
     
    2.89
    21
    46. Ovary Cancer
    4.38
    88
     
    3.05
    143
    47. Schistosomiasis
    4.13
    20
     
    5.55
    8
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.90
    154
     
    4.21
    147
    49. Pertussis
    3.73
    3
     
    3.48
    4
    50. Other Neoplasms
    3.68
    54
     
    3.96
    46
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    8,044
    12.92
     
    168,900
    8.31
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,957
    11.18
     
    305,460
    15.03
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,872
    7.83
     
    186,218
    9.16
    4. Stroke
    3,899
    6.26
     
    83,379
    4.10
    5. Malaria
    3,578
    5.75
     
    112,371
    5.53
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,685
    4.31
     
    76,410
    3.76
    7. Birth Trauma
    2,503
    4.02
     
    81,448
    4.01
    8. Low Birth Weight
    2,275
    3.65
     
    87,318
    4.30
    9. Tuberculosis
    2,150
    3.45
     
    175,124
    8.62
    10. Meningitis
    1,662
    2.67
     
    58,231
    2.87
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,561
    2.51
     
    37,562
    1.85
    12. Malnutrition
    1,491
    2.40
     
    40,609
    2.00
    13. Maternal Conditions
    1,458
    2.34
     
    63,909
    3.14
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,091
    1.75
     
    48,704
    2.40
    15. Other Injuries
    1,050
    1.69
     
    39,645
    1.95
    16. Lung Disease
    1,016
    1.63
     
    14,311
    0.70
    17. Liver Disease
    940
    1.51
     
    48,789
    2.40
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    937
    1.51
     
    42,961
    2.11
    19. Hypertension
    880
    1.41
     
    10,864
    0.53
    20. Suicide
    851
    1.37
     
    18,095
    0.89
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    832
    1.34
     
    30,922
    1.52
    22. Asthma
    803
    1.29
     
    11,894
    0.59
    23. War
    750
    1.20
     
    8,826
    0.43
    24. Drownings
    736
    1.18
     
    15,670
    0.77
    25. Measles
    667
    1.07
     
    26,672
    1.31
    26. Violence
    642
    1.03
     
    17,843
    0.88
    27. Anemia
    611
    0.98
     
    3,437
    0.17
    28. Syphilis
    596
    0.96
     
    9,164
    0.45
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    462
    0.74
     
    7,809
    0.38
    30. Fires
    448
    0.72
     
    10,148
    0.50
    31. Epilepsy
    397
    0.64
     
    7,446
    0.37
    32. Trypanosomiasis
    383
    0.62
     
    0
    0.00
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    375
    0.60
     
    5,412
    0.27
    34. Tetanus
    370
    0.59
     
    8,939
    0.44
    35. Kidney Disease
    328
    0.53
     
    12,605
    0.62
    36. Breast Cancer
    305
    0.49
     
    14,932
    0.73
    37. Pertussis
    280
    0.45
     
    11,345
    0.56
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    260
    0.42
     
    6,336
    0.31
    39. Prostate Cancer
    252
    0.40
     
    12,087
    0.59
    40. Cervical Cancer
    243
    0.39
     
    8,757
    0.43
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    242
    0.39
     
    3,897
    0.19
    42. Poisonings
    242
    0.39
     
    5,601
    0.28
    43. Lymphomas
    216
    0.35
     
    4,421
    0.22
    44. Falls
    211
    0.34
     
    21,350
    1.05
    45. Liver Cancer
    181
    0.29
     
    12,765
    0.63
    46. Oral Cancer
    139
    0.22
     
    1,947
    0.10
    47. Schistosomiasis
    130
    0.21
     
    5,550
    0.27
    48. Appendicitis
    115
    0.18
     
    2,018
    0.10
    49. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    111
    0.18
     
    3,648
    0.18
    50. Other Neoplasms
    107
    0.17
     
    3,545
    0.17
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    26.08
    41
     
    46.41
    12
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.55
    59
     
    30.08
    7
    3. Cervical Cancer
    16.63
    45
     
    21.16
    31
    4. Lymphomas
    6.40
    54
     
    4.65
    102
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.97
    79
     
    13.01
    23
    6. Oral Cancer
    4.89
    41
     
    2.09
    125
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.38
    88
     
    3.05
    143
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.90
    154
     
    4.21
    147
    9. Leukemia
    2.96
    125
     
    1.75
    153
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    166
     
    2.45
    169
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.33
    95
     
    0.47
    179
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.84
    69
     
    0.60
    154
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.53
    169
     
    1.19
    179
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.26
    132
     
    1.78
    104
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.97
    157
     
    0.94
    159
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.92
    164
     
    2.32
    116
     
     
     
    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.