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Colombia
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 Colombia 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.

Nigeria
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
Colombia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    55.1
    58.6
    56.8
    69
    70
    70
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    59.2
    63.0
    61.1
    79
    75
    79
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    62.9
    68.6
    65.7
    78
    78
    78
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    64.5
    72.5
    68.4
    91
    73
    83
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    67.5
    75.3
    71.4
    88
    63
    76
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    70.0
    77.2
    73.6
    88
    65
    78
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    71.5
    78.8
    75.1
    81
    60
    75
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.5
    78.8
    81
    60
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    72.7
    79.9
    82
    55
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    72.9
    80.0
    82
    55
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    73.0
    80.1
    81
    55
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    73.8
    80.3
    76
    52
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.6
    68
    50
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    75.5
    80.8
    61
    49
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    76.2
    81.1
    54
    47
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    76.9
    81.4
    49
    49
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    77.5
    81.7
    49
    50
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.1
    54
    51
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    78.9
    82.7
    57
    51
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    80.0
    83.5
    53
    50
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    81.3
    84.5
    52
    50
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    83.0
    85.7
    54
    51
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    85.3
    87.4
    52
    47
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.6
    44
    38
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    33
    25
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    110.23
    113
    197.37
    31
    2. Stroke
    41.97
    133
    109.84
    44
    3. Violence
    41.56
    5
    10.46
    44
    4. Lung Disease
    24.34
    80
    34.46
    42
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.72
    100
    246.59
    1
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.53
    72
    29.50
    41
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    21.33
    116
    39.95
    53
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.52
    62
    55.29
    7
    9. Breast Cancer
    17.30
    82
    32.06
    4
    10. Stomach Cancer
    17.16
    8
    2.62
    168
    11. Kidney Disease
    14.34
    97
    13.66
    99
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.19
    86
    1.16
    179
    13. Hypertension
    12.91
    86
    13.66
    80
    14. Cervical Cancer
    11.98
    69
    22.57
    21
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.92
    70
    4.50
    146
    16. Other Neoplasms
    9.46
    2
    4.12
    46
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.15
    79
    13.48
    8
    18. HIV/AIDS
    8.10
    76
    116.06
    15
    19. Liver Disease
    7.23
    151
    64.44
    2
    20. Suicide
    7.00
    119
    17.33
    15
    21. Lymphomas
    6.93
    42
    4.88
    106
    22. Leukemia
    6.44
    5
    1.80
    157
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.75
    102
    24.78
    10
    24. Liver Cancer
    5.71
    89
    13.15
    26
    25. Other Injuries
    5.51
    127
    21.35
    6
    26. Ovary Cancer
    5.42
    50
    3.26
    142
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
    2.36
    120
    28. Malnutrition
    4.67
    67
    22.00
    22
    29. Falls
    4.58
    101
    23.79
    2
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    4.27
    100
    21.18
    5
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.74
    134
    9.13
    33
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3.62
    168
    43.10
    11
    33. Tuberculosis
    3.24
    102
    128.71
    5
    34. Skin Disease
    3.06
    71
    7.45
    6
    35. Drownings
    2.94
    105
    8.93
    14
    36. Asthma
    2.63
    105
    11.08
    46
    37. Skin Cancers
    2.49
    36
    0.69
    155
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.28
    100
    0.51
    182
    39. Oral Cancer
    2.10
    135
    2.14
    133
    40. Epilepsy
    2.03
    74
    6.96
    6
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.86
    124
    6.26
    54
    42. Encephalitis
    1.83
    30
    1.71
    34
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.81
    114
    146.53
    6
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.68
    119
    23.73
    6
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.54
    129
    1.05
    161
    46. Uterin Cancer
    1.39
    131
    1.89
    100
    47. Maternal Conditions
    1.28
    87
    43.39
    2
    48. Drug Use
    0.91
    111
    5.29
    9
    49. Meningitis
    0.89
    101
    31.54
    7
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    0.78
    11
    0.00
    142
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49,825
    20.76
    108,578
    5.60
    2. Violence
    20,968
    8.74
    18,210
    0.94
    3. Stroke
    18,994
    7.91
    69,220
    3.57
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,748
    4.48
    288,619
    14.89
    5. Lung Disease
    10,728
    4.47
    20,238
    1.04
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,627
    4.43
    40,061
    2.07
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,732
    4.05
    25,811
    1.33
    8. Stomach Cancer
    7,980
    3.32
    1,990
    0.10
    9. Kidney Disease
    6,527
    2.72
    11,098
    0.57
    10. Lung Cancers
    6,471
    2.70
    949
    0.05
    11. Hypertension
    5,794
    2.41
    8,737
    0.45
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,062
    2.11
    3,781
    0.20
    13. Breast Cancer
    4,520
    1.88
    15,790
    0.81
    14. Other Neoplasms
    4,392
    1.83
    3,545
    0.18
    15. HIV/AIDS
    4,122
    1.72
    161,271
    8.32
    16. Prostate Cancer
    3,849
    1.60
    12,105
    0.62
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    3,519
    1.47
    43,279
    2.23
    18. Suicide
    3,486
    1.45
    17,710
    0.91
    19. Liver Disease
    3,393
    1.41
    60,044
    3.10
    20. Lymphomas
    3,246
    1.35
    4,568
    0.24
    21. Cervical Cancer
    3,100
    1.29
    9,191
    0.47
    22. Leukemia
    3,045
    1.27
    1,760
    0.09
    23. Other Injuries
    2,637
    1.10
    32,706
    1.69
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,611
    1.09
    12,691
    0.65
    25. Low Birth Weight
    2,419
    1.01
    89,291
    4.61
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    2,334
    0.97
    1,908
    0.10
    27. Falls
    2,165
    0.90
    17,795
    0.92
    28. Malnutrition
    2,083
    0.87
    45,836
    2.36
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    2,020
    0.84
    38,378
    1.98
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,731
    0.72
    7,727
    0.40
    31. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,615
    0.67
    15,183
    0.78
    32. Tuberculosis
    1,541
    0.64
    115,420
    5.95
    33. Drownings
    1,420
    0.59
    16,222
    0.84
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,396
    0.58
    1,495
    0.08
    35. Skin Disease
    1,386
    0.58
    5,766
    0.30
    36. Asthma
    1,213
    0.51
    8,373
    0.43
    37. Skin Cancers
    1,152
    0.48
    479
    0.02
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,034
    0.43
    351
    0.02
    39. Epilepsy
    994
    0.41
    9,989
    0.52
    40. Oral Cancer
    970
    0.40
    1,941
    0.10
    41. Encephalitis
    854
    0.36
    2,687
    0.14
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    842
    0.35
    5,123
    0.26
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    808
    0.34
    178,438
    9.21
    44. Birth Trauma
    710
    0.30
    85,504
    4.41
    45. Bladder Cancer
    696
    0.29
    715
    0.04
    46. Maternal Conditions
    650
    0.27
    69,797
    3.60
    47. Drug Use
    450
    0.19
    7,060
    0.36
    48. Meningitis
    421
    0.18
    50,244
    2.59
    49. Uterin Cancer
    361
    0.15
    694
    0.04
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    342
    0.14
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    20.52
    62
    55.29
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.30
    82
    32.06
    4
    3. Stomach Cancer
    17.16
    8
    2.62
    168
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.19
    86
    1.16
    179
    5. Cervical Cancer
    11.98
    69
    22.57
    21
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.92
    70
    4.50
    146
    7. Lymphomas
    6.93
    42
    4.88
    106
    8. Leukemia
    6.44
    5
    1.80
    157
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.71
    89
    13.15
    26
    10. Ovary Cancer
    5.42
    50
    3.26
    142
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
    2.36
    120
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.49
    36
    0.69
    155
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.28
    100
    0.51
    182
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.10
    135
    2.14
    133
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.54
    129
    1.05
    161
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.39
    131
    1.89
    100
    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.