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China
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 China and Afghanistan 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.

Afghanistan
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
China Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      China CHINA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    128.18
    33
    154.41
    14
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.33
    118
    263.34
    11
    3. Lung Disease
    63.10
    7
    37.62
    27
    4. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
    7.75
    114
    5. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
    6.08
    76
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.87
    73
    24.53
    43
    7. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
    14.79
    22
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.50
    94
    18.73
    90
    9. Hypertension
    17.39
    61
    16.62
    65
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.69
    148
    64.21
    61
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
    10.76
    14
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.41
    113
    32.37
    21
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.96
    156
    23.82
    106
    14. Liver Disease
    9.49
    131
    24.85
    55
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
    5.27
    129
    16. Suicide
    8.53
    116
    6.92
    129
    17. Falls
    6.71
    71
    13.44
    24
    18. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
    25.76
    15
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.18
    32
    4.39
    47
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.39
    141
    12.02
    40
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
    1.54
    141
    22. Drownings
    3.96
    91
    11.89
    14
    23. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
    2.75
    129
    24. Low Birth Weight
    3.51
    140
    24.58
    13
    25. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
    7.51
    97
    26. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
    5.09
    162
    27. Other Injuries
    3.10
    178
    38.08
    1
    28. Birth Trauma
    2.75
    98
    18.51
    18
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.57
    102
    7.66
    29
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.44
    103
    6.98
    7
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    168
    7.38
    59
    32. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
    6.62
    49
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
    8.53
    9
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.11
    112
    83.56
    13
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
    4.62
    21
    36. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
    3.06
    56
    37. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
    4.12
    94
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    1.77
    164
    7.56
    66
    39. Drug Use
    1.73
    65
    0.61
    146
    40. Asthma
    1.72
    123
    19.26
    17
    41. Poisonings
    1.46
    62
    1.50
    61
    42. HIV/AIDS
    1.42
    115
    1.55
    113
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
    1.54
    88
    44. Epilepsy
    0.83
    157
    3.57
    46
    45. Violence
    0.82
    172
    8.34
    68
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.80
    149
    22.93
    53
    47. Alcohol
    0.75
    139
    0.83
    134
    48. Fires
    0.69
    137
    1.98
    80
    49. Malnutrition
    0.68
    118
    3.63
    71
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    22
    0.12
    147
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      China CHINA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2.099m
    22.46
    18,204
    7.78
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1.597m
    17.10
    30,077
    12.85
    3. Lung Disease
    1.012m
    10.83
    4,406
    1.88
    4. Lung Cancers
    635,640
    6.80
    1,058
    0.45
    5. Liver Cancer
    396,791
    4.25
    793
    0.34
    6. Stomach Cancer
    326,453
    3.49
    1,853
    0.79
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    312,812
    3.35
    2,076
    0.89
    8. Hypertension
    280,611
    3.00
    1,832
    0.78
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    268,127
    2.87
    4,938
    2.11
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217,062
    2.32
    23,770
    10.16
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    196,639
    2.10
    1,351
    0.58
    12. Kidney Disease
    187,373
    2.01
    4,677
    2.00
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    165,989
    1.78
    3,042
    1.30
    14. Liver Disease
    161,377
    1.73
    3,804
    1.63
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    148,964
    1.59
    824
    0.35
    16. Suicide
    138,622
    1.48
    1,796
    0.77
    17. Falls
    105,569
    1.13
    4,299
    1.84
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    85,574
    0.92
    781
    0.33
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    69,713
    0.75
    193
    0.08
    20. Leukemia
    57,230
    0.61
    796
    0.34
    21. Drownings
    51,961
    0.56
    4,649
    1.99
    22. Breast Cancer
    49,011
    0.52
    2,008
    0.86
    23. Other Injuries
    45,721
    0.49
    12,476
    5.33
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    44,671
    0.48
    6,096
    2.60
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    42,288
    0.45
    1,163
    0.50
    26. Other Neoplasms
    40,361
    0.43
    1,076
    0.46
    27. Oral Cancer
    38,575
    0.41
    1,202
    0.51
    28. Lymphomas
    38,425
    0.41
    1,283
    0.55
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    36,621
    0.39
    1,164
    0.50
    30. Tuberculosis
    33,634
    0.36
    13,325
    5.69
    31. Low Birth Weight
    33,151
    0.35
    13,733
    5.87
    32. Bladder Cancer
    29,437
    0.32
    353
    0.15
    33. Cervical Cancer
    29,140
    0.31
    602
    0.26
    34. Drug Use
    27,925
    0.30
    127
    0.05
    35. Asthma
    27,680
    0.30
    2,874
    1.23
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    26,778
    0.29
    2,449
    1.05
    37. Birth Trauma
    25,919
    0.28
    10,342
    4.42
    38. Prostate Cancer
    24,392
    0.26
    222
    0.09
    39. HIV/AIDS
    23,058
    0.25
    348
    0.15
    40. Poisonings
    22,392
    0.24
    515
    0.22
    41. Skin Cancers
    19,556
    0.21
    186
    0.08
    42. Uterin Cancer
    16,499
    0.18
    333
    0.14
    43. Ovary Cancer
    15,210
    0.16
    310
    0.13
    44. Alcohol
    12,585
    0.13
    159
    0.07
    45. Epilepsy
    12,196
    0.13
    1,239
    0.53
    46. Violence
    11,873
    0.13
    2,272
    0.97
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10,954
    0.12
    23
    0.01
    48. Malnutrition
    10,539
    0.11
    1,598
    0.68
    49. Fires
    10,380
    0.11
    587
    0.25
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    9,789
    0.10
    34
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
    7.75
    114
    2. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
    6.08
    76
    3. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
    14.79
    22
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
    10.76
    14
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
    5.27
    129
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
    25.76
    15
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
    1.54
    141
    8. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
    2.75
    129
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
    7.51
    97
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
    5.09
    162
    11. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
    6.62
    49
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
    8.53
    9
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
    4.62
    21
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
    3.06
    56
    15. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
    4.12
    94
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
    1.54
    88
    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.