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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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female 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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
    97.29
    120
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Violence
    47.07
    5
     
    10.41
    47
    3. Stroke
    38.03
    150
     
    120.00
    41
    4. Lung Disease
    36.30
    30
     
    21.14
    102
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20.91
    129
     
    228.17
    2
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.49
    117
     
    43.92
    50
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.82
    89
     
    24.75
    58
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.13
    84
     
    46.41
    12
    9. Stomach Cancer
    15.25
    20
     
    2.45
    169
    10. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    116
     
    30.08
    7
    11. Kidney Disease
    12.59
    101
     
    13.32
    98
    12. Lung Cancers
    12.42
    94
     
    1.19
    179
    13. Hypertension
    11.19
    106
     
    15.17
    79
    14. Cervical Cancer
    10.69
    76
     
    21.16
    31
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    79
     
    4.21
    147
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.60
    2
     
    3.96
    46
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.00
    99
     
    17.16
    6
    18. HIV/AIDS
    7.28
    79
     
    120.00
    18
    19. Suicide
    6.00
    137
     
    14.79
    33
    20. Low Birth Weight
    5.93
    105
     
    24.87
    10
    21. Liver Disease
    5.85
    158
     
    50.71
    11
    22. Lymphomas
    5.66
    75
     
    4.65
    102
    23. Leukemia
    5.39
    13
     
    1.75
    153
    24. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    96
     
    13.01
    23
    25. Other Injuries
    4.76
    149
     
    22.63
    8
    26. Malnutrition
    4.75
    63
     
    17.12
    19
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    84
     
    3.05
    143
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.32
    78
     
    2.32
    116
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.95
    118
     
    19.56
    10
    30. Falls
    3.62
    123
     
    21.18
    2
    31. Skin Disease
    3.30
    53
     
    3.71
    48
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.08
    104
     
    190.61
    1
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.03
    156
     
    6.49
    74
    34. Drownings
    2.45
    112
     
    7.43
    41
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.42
    177
     
    14.77
    122
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    57
     
    0.60
    154
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.04
    106
     
    0.47
    179
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    136
     
    2.09
    125
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.78
    121
     
    127.79
    4
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.73
    124
     
    5.81
    51
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.62
    124
     
    23.20
    8
    42. Epilepsy
    1.54
    105
     
    5.20
    28
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.35
    130
     
    0.94
    159
    44. Uterin Cancer
    1.22
    139
     
    1.78
    104
    45. Maternal Conditions
    1.16
    90
     
    40.30
    3
    46. Meningitis
    0.91
    104
     
    29.56
    6
    47. Drug Use
    0.81
    127
     
    6.44
    8
    48. Encephalitis
    0.77
    77
     
    2.53
    8
    49. Asthma
    0.76
    156
     
    13.90
    37
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.72
    18
     
    0.22
    98
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Colombia COLOMBIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    41,334
    19.36
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Violence
    23,530
    11.02
     
    17,843
    0.88
    3. Stroke
    16,244
    7.61
     
    83,379
    4.10
    4. Lung Disease
    14,996
    7.02
     
    14,311
    0.70
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,133
    4.28
     
    37,562
    1.85
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,958
    4.20
     
    305,460
    15.03
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    8,460
    3.96
     
    30,922
    1.52
    8. Stomach Cancer
    6,837
    3.20
     
    1,983
    0.10
    9. Lung Cancers
    5,477
    2.57
     
    961
    0.05
    10. Kidney Disease
    5,418
    2.54
     
    12,605
    0.62
    11. Hypertension
    4,648
    2.18
     
    10,864
    0.53
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,171
    1.95
     
    3,648
    0.18
    13. Other Neoplasms
    3,844
    1.80
     
    3,545
    0.17
    14. Breast Cancer
    3,752
    1.76
     
    14,932
    0.73
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,643
    1.71
     
    168,900
    8.31
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    3,436
    1.61
     
    48,704
    2.40
    17. Prostate Cancer
    3,126
    1.46
     
    12,087
    0.59
    18. Suicide
    2,954
    1.38
     
    18,095
    0.89
    19. Cervical Cancer
    2,670
    1.25
     
    8,757
    0.43
    20. Liver Disease
    2,654
    1.24
     
    48,789
    2.40
    21. Lymphomas
    2,574
    1.21
     
    4,421
    0.22
    22. Low Birth Weight
    2,502
    1.17
     
    87,318
    4.30
    23. Leukemia
    2,488
    1.17
     
    1,747
    0.09
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,282
    1.07
     
    12,765
    0.63
    25. Other Injuries
    2,209
    1.03
     
    39,645
    1.95
    26. Malnutrition
    2,006
    0.94
     
    40,609
    2.00
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    1,920
    0.90
     
    1,870
    0.09
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,778
    0.83
     
    42,961
    2.11
    29. Falls
    1,651
    0.77
     
    21,350
    1.05
    30. Tuberculosis
    1,420
    0.67
     
    175,124
    8.62
    31. Skin Disease
    1,401
    0.66
     
    3,321
    0.16
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,349
    0.63
     
    6,336
    0.31
    33. Drownings
    1,178
    0.55
     
    15,670
    0.77
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,140
    0.53
     
    1,409
    0.07
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    995
    0.47
     
    7,809
    0.38
    36. Skin Cancers
    933
    0.44
     
    462
    0.02
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    891
    0.42
     
    341
    0.02
    38. Oral Cancer
    801
    0.38
     
    1,947
    0.10
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    758
    0.36
     
    186,218
    9.16
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    741
    0.35
     
    5,412
    0.27
    41. Epilepsy
    734
    0.34
     
    7,446
    0.37
    42. Birth Trauma
    685
    0.32
     
    81,448
    4.01
    43. Maternal Conditions
    584
    0.27
     
    63,909
    3.14
    44. Bladder Cancer
    581
    0.27
     
    690
    0.03
    45. Meningitis
    418
    0.20
     
    58,231
    2.87
    46. Drug Use
    394
    0.18
     
    8,655
    0.43
    47. Encephalitis
    362
    0.17
     
    4,532
    0.22
    48. Asthma
    345
    0.16
     
    11,894
    0.59
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    322
    0.15
     
    171
    0.01
    50. Uterin Cancer
    305
    0.14
     
    658
    0.03
     
     
    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
    17.13
    84
     
    46.41
    12
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.25
    20
     
    2.45
    169
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    116
     
    30.08
    7
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.42
    94
     
    1.19
    179
    5. Cervical Cancer
    10.69
    76
     
    21.16
    31
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    79
     
    4.21
    147
    7. Lymphomas
    5.66
    75
     
    4.65
    102
    8. Leukemia
    5.39
    13
     
    1.75
    153
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    96
     
    13.01
    23
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    84
     
    3.05
    143
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.32
    78
     
    2.32
    116
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    57
     
    0.60
    154
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.04
    106
     
    0.47
    179
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    136
     
    2.09
    125
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.35
    130
     
    0.94
    159
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.22
    139
     
    1.78
    104
     
     
     
    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.