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Compare Denmark and Gambia 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
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    70.4
    74.0
    72.2
    4
    8
    4
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    70.9
    75.9
    73.3
    3
    7
    4
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    71.2
    77.2
    74.1
    13
    13
    12
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    72.0
    77.7
    74.8
    24
    25
    26
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    74.5
    79.2
    76.9
    25
    30
    27
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    77.1
    81.3
    79.2
    25
    29
    28
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    79.3
    83.2
    81.2
    21
    27
    23
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.3
    83.2
    21
    27
     
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    79.6
    83.5
    21
    26
     
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    79.6
    83.5
    21
    26
     
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    79.6
    83.5
    21
    27
     
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    79.7
    83.5
    21
    27
     
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    79.8
    83.6
    21
    27
     
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    79.9
    83.6
    21
    27
     
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    80.1
    83.7
    21
    27
     
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    80.3
    83.8
    21
    28
     
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    80.5
    84.0
    21
    29
     
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.2
    22
    30
     
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    81.4
    84.6
    22
    30
     
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.2
    24
    30
     
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.0
    24
    28
     
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.9
    26
    29
     
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.1
    26
    31
     
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.7
    35
    35
     
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    90.8
    92.0
    40
    35
     
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    44.76
    179
     
    142.60
    60
    2. Lung Cancers
    34.82
    6
     
    2.33
    158
    3. Lung Disease
    31.99
    44
     
    29.20
    51
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.69
    31
     
    18.11
    88
    5. Stroke
    26.79
    170
     
    136.82
    26
    6. Prostate Cancer
    24.16
    46
     
    6.51
    155
    7. Breast Cancer
    22.88
    26
     
    4.89
    181
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.26
    14
     
    1.31
    182
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.12
    140
     
    154.66
    11
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.35
    147
     
    39.32
    59
    11. Suicide
    9.39
    101
     
    11.29
    71
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    9.02
    14
     
    1.15
    154
    13. Liver Disease
    8.47
    139
     
    44.65
    18
    14. Alcohol
    7.51
    9
     
    2.18
    66
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.61
    22
     
    1.15
    180
    16. Lymphomas
    5.99
    66
     
    3.09
    135
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    4.93
    102
     
    10.83
    40
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.76
    15
     
    0.59
    174
    19. Leukemia
    4.72
    42
     
    0.05
    183
    20. Kidney Disease
    4.65
    176
     
    23.89
    44
    21. Falls
    4.38
    110
     
    20.11
    6
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.27
    47
     
    0.56
    173
    23. Stomach Cancer
    4.21
    123
     
    1.71
    178
    24. Hypertension
    4.12
    161
     
    14.34
    88
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.10
    128
     
    24.96
    6
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.91
    12
     
    1.35
    98
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.69
    72
     
    0.42
    182
    28. Drug Use
    3.65
    21
     
    3.35
    28
    29. Uterin Cancer
    3.55
    38
     
    0.41
    177
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    3.40
    24
     
    1.07
    91
    31. Other Injuries
    3.27
    174
     
    20.40
    16
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.89
    177
     
    43.85
    8
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    2.75
    171
     
    16.26
    9
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.66
    92
     
    3.37
    70
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.54
    163
     
    5.72
    88
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.23
    110
     
    6.19
    49
    37. Low Birth Weight
    2.16
    154
     
    19.96
    23
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    161
     
    16.46
    46
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.91
    118
     
    40.09
    38
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.32
    3
     
    0.13
    95
    41. Epilepsy
    1.23
    133
     
    4.97
    29
    42. Violence
    1.12
    160
     
    9.75
    51
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.63
    27
     
    0.19
    111
    44. Fires
    0.63
    143
     
    7.61
    14
    45. Anemia
    0.62
    71
     
    2.21
    41
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    160
     
    4.66
    40
    47. Schizophrenia
    0.54
    11
     
    0.05
    130
    48. Asthma
    0.52
    175
     
    15.67
    29
    49. Skin Disease
    0.49
    151
     
    3.11
    56
    50. Birth Trauma
    0.46
    163
     
    18.57
    17
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,410
    12.83
     
    906
    6.19
    2. Lung Disease
    3,957
    9.39
     
    190
    1.30
    3. Lung Cancers
    3,932
    9.33
     
    17
    0.12
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,754
    8.90
     
    99
    0.68
    5. Stroke
    3,287
    7.80
     
    925
    6.31
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,152
    5.10
     
    1,868
    12.75
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,138
    5.07
     
    12
    0.08
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,437
    3.41
     
    268
    1.83
    9. Prostate Cancer
    1,362
    3.23
     
    18
    0.12
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,306
    3.10
     
    19
    0.13
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1,024
    2.43
     
    8
    0.05
    12. Liver Disease
    766
    1.82
     
    394
    2.69
    13. Lymphomas
    699
    1.66
     
    27
    0.18
    14. Suicide
    694
    1.65
     
    124
    0.85
    15. Alcohol
    640
    1.52
     
    22
    0.15
    16. Kidney Disease
    584
    1.39
     
    223
    1.52
    17. Bladder Cancer
    576
    1.37
     
    3
    0.02
    18. Leukemia
    540
    1.28
     
    2
    0.01
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    531
    1.26
     
    216
    1.47
    20. Falls
    528
    1.25
     
    185
    1.26
    21. Hypertension
    512
    1.21
     
    97
    0.66
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    467
    1.11
     
    5
    0.03
    23. Stomach Cancer
    460
    1.09
     
    12
    0.08
    24. Liver Cancer
    449
    1.07
     
    241
    1.65
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    434
    1.03
     
    6
    0.04
    26. Skin Cancers
    417
    0.99
     
    8
    0.05
    27. Ovary Cancer
    375
    0.89
     
    6
    0.04
    28. Oral Cancer
    373
    0.88
     
    2
    0.01
    29. Other Injuries
    361
    0.86
     
    336
    2.29
    30. Other Neoplasms
    321
    0.76
     
    30
    0.20
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    268
    0.64
     
    53
    0.36
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    257
    0.61
     
    58
    0.40
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    237
    0.56
     
    763
    5.21
    34. Drug Use
    214
    0.51
     
    43
    0.29
    35. Uterin Cancer
    201
    0.48
     
    1
    0.01
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    190
    0.45
     
    606
    4.14
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    149
    0.35
     
    548
    3.74
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    131
    0.31
     
    1
    0.01
    39. Cervical Cancer
    113
    0.27
     
    60
    0.41
    40. Epilepsy
    101
    0.24
     
    75
    0.51
    41. Anemia
    80
    0.19
     
    30
    0.20
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    80
    0.19
     
    2
    0.01
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    77
    0.18
     
    41
    0.28
    44. Low Birth Weight
    72
    0.17
     
    825
    5.63
    45. Violence
    64
    0.15
     
    181
    1.24
    46. Skin Disease
    60
    0.14
     
    29
    0.20
    47. Fires
    59
    0.14
     
    110
    0.75
    48. Schizophrenia
    54
    0.13
     
    0
    0.00
    49. Asthma
    54
    0.13
     
    129
    0.88
    50. Drownings
    33
    0.08
     
    140
    0.96
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    34.82
    6
     
    2.33
    158
    2. Prostate Cancer
    24.16
    46
     
    6.51
    155
    3. Breast Cancer
    22.88
    26
     
    4.89
    181
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.26
    14
     
    1.31
    182
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.02
    14
     
    1.15
    154
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.61
    22
     
    1.15
    180
    7. Lymphomas
    5.99
    66
     
    3.09
    135
    8. Bladder Cancer
    4.76
    15
     
    0.59
    174
    9. Leukemia
    4.72
    42
     
    0.05
    183
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.27
    47
     
    0.56
    173
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.21
    123
     
    1.71
    178
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.10
    128
     
    24.96
    6
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.91
    12
     
    1.35
    98
    14. Oral Cancer
    3.69
    72
     
    0.42
    182
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.55
    38
     
    0.41
    177
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    161
     
    16.46
    46
     
     
     
    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.