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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 Laos 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.

Laos
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   Laos LAOS
      China CHINA   Laos LAOS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    128.18
    33
    122.62
    37
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.33
    118
    167.41
    37
    3. Lung Disease
    63.10
    7
    36.62
    28
    4. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
    13.86
    86
    5. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
    57.85
    2
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.87
    73
    20.64
    66
    7. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
    2.47
    167
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.50
    94
    16.13
    99
    9. Hypertension
    17.39
    61
    17.05
    62
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.69
    148
    75.10
    53
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
    0.72
    165
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.41
    113
    31.49
    23
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.96
    156
    36.15
    65
    14. Liver Disease
    9.49
    131
    21.59
    66
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
    8.08
    90
    16. Suicide
    8.53
    116
    13.93
    38
    17. Falls
    6.71
    71
    7.02
    66
    18. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
    10.53
    151
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.18
    32
    5.13
    33
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.39
    141
    10.55
    56
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
    1.14
    155
    22. Drownings
    3.96
    91
    11.32
    18
    23. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
    3.83
    97
    24. Low Birth Weight
    3.51
    140
    16.92
    35
    25. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
    7.94
    93
    26. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
    3.75
    169
    27. Other Injuries
    3.10
    178
    10.84
    65
    28. Birth Trauma
    2.75
    98
    17.52
    23
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.57
    102
    6.91
    36
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.44
    103
    1.56
    129
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    168
    5.88
    83
    32. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
    4.57
    105
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
    4.40
    54
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.11
    112
    81.41
    15
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
    1.44
    119
    36. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
    1.61
    111
    37. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
    4.86
    74
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    1.77
    164
    5.46
    92
    39. Drug Use
    1.73
    65
    0.58
    148
    40. Asthma
    1.72
    123
    25.96
    6
    41. Poisonings
    1.46
    62
    1.24
    72
    42. HIV/AIDS
    1.42
    115
    7.10
    81
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
    1.08
    115
    44. Epilepsy
    0.83
    157
    1.77
    90
    45. Violence
    0.82
    172
    6.57
    81
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.80
    149
    22.48
    54
    47. Alcohol
    0.75
    139
    2.69
    44
    48. Fires
    0.69
    137
    4.62
    47
    49. Malnutrition
    0.68
    118
    3.36
    73
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    22
    0.13
    141
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      China CHINA   Laos LAOS
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2.099m
    22.46
    4,273
    9.99
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1.597m
    17.10
    5,769
    13.49
    3. Lung Disease
    1.012m
    10.83
    1,246
    2.91
    4. Lung Cancers
    635,640
    6.80
    516
    1.21
    5. Liver Cancer
    396,791
    4.25
    2,156
    5.04
    6. Stomach Cancer
    326,453
    3.49
    95
    0.22
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    312,812
    3.35
    624
    1.46
    8. Hypertension
    280,611
    3.00
    595
    1.39
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    268,127
    2.87
    1,020
    2.39
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217,062
    2.32
    3,930
    9.19
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    196,639
    2.10
    27
    0.06
    12. Kidney Disease
    187,373
    2.01
    1,219
    2.85
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    165,989
    1.78
    1,285
    3.01
    14. Liver Disease
    161,377
    1.73
    902
    2.11
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    148,964
    1.59
    300
    0.70
    16. Suicide
    138,622
    1.48
    837
    1.96
    17. Falls
    105,569
    1.13
    328
    0.77
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    85,574
    0.92
    257
    0.60
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    69,713
    0.75
    46
    0.11
    20. Leukemia
    57,230
    0.61
    202
    0.47
    21. Drownings
    51,961
    0.56
    834
    1.95
    22. Breast Cancer
    49,011
    0.52
    240
    0.56
    23. Other Injuries
    45,721
    0.49
    721
    1.69
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    44,671
    0.48
    949
    2.22
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    42,288
    0.45
    256
    0.60
    26. Other Neoplasms
    40,361
    0.43
    67
    0.16
    27. Oral Cancer
    38,575
    0.41
    168
    0.39
    28. Lymphomas
    38,425
    0.41
    184
    0.43
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    36,621
    0.39
    282
    0.66
    30. Tuberculosis
    33,634
    0.36
    3,498
    8.18
    31. Low Birth Weight
    33,151
    0.35
    1,602
    3.75
    32. Bladder Cancer
    29,437
    0.32
    56
    0.13
    33. Cervical Cancer
    29,140
    0.31
    173
    0.40
    34. Drug Use
    27,925
    0.30
    34
    0.08
    35. Asthma
    27,680
    0.30
    1,018
    2.38
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    26,778
    0.29
    276
    0.65
    37. Birth Trauma
    25,919
    0.28
    1,659
    3.88
    38. Prostate Cancer
    24,392
    0.26
    48
    0.11
    39. HIV/AIDS
    23,058
    0.25
    402
    0.94
    40. Poisonings
    22,392
    0.24
    88
    0.21
    41. Skin Cancers
    19,556
    0.21
    40
    0.09
    42. Uterin Cancer
    16,499
    0.18
    29
    0.07
    43. Ovary Cancer
    15,210
    0.16
    106
    0.25
    44. Alcohol
    12,585
    0.13
    131
    0.31
    45. Epilepsy
    12,196
    0.13
    111
    0.26
    46. Violence
    11,873
    0.13
    467
    1.09
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10,954
    0.12
    5
    0.01
    48. Malnutrition
    10,539
    0.11
    183
    0.43
    49. Fires
    10,380
    0.11
    288
    0.67
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    9,789
    0.10
    18
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      China CHINA   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
    13.86
    86
    2. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
    57.85
    2
    3. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
    2.47
    167
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
    0.72
    165
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
    8.08
    90
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
    10.53
    151
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
    1.14
    155
    8. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
    3.83
    97
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
    7.94
    93
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
    3.75
    169
    11. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
    4.57
    105
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
    4.40
    54
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
    1.44
    119
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
    1.61
    111
    15. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
    4.86
    74
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
    1.08
    115
    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.