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Denmark
COUNTRY #1
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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.

Gambia
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
Denmark Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F 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
      M F M F M F 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
    38.60
    178
    215.63
    26
    2. Lung Cancers
    33.10
    9
    2.57
    153
    3. Lung Disease
    29.41
    57
    37.69
    33
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.57
    91
    36.34
    28
    5. Stroke
    23.86
    162
    109.72
    46
    6. Prostate Cancer
    23.13
    51
    7.87
    149
    7. Breast Cancer
    20.51
    40
    5.57
    178
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.00
    19
    1.73
    182
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.58
    140
    146.71
    9
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.38
    145
    31.97
    82
    11. Suicide
    9.17
    89
    9.99
    77
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.51
    16
    1.59
    148
    13. Liver Disease
    7.83
    148
    37.43
    19
    14. Alcohol
    7.10
    14
    1.50
    104
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.10
    28
    1.52
    180
    16. Lymphomas
    5.57
    90
    4.72
    113
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    4.65
    93
    11.00
    24
    18. Leukemia
    4.56
    47
    0.84
    181
    19. Bladder Cancer
    4.33
    21
    1.08
    160
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.06
    127
    26.77
    5
    21. Kidney Disease
    3.99
    172
    23.99
    50
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.91
    52
    1.02
    163
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3.86
    131
    2.03
    177
    24. Hypertension
    3.76
    161
    10.37
    107
    25. Oral Cancer
    3.66
    79
    1.59
    167
    26. Falls
    3.61
    124
    23.11
    4
    27. Skin Cancers
    3.56
    12
    1.67
    85
    28. Low Birth Weight
    3.52
    137
    16.69
    35
    29. Drug Use
    3.38
    21
    1.69
    60
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    3.38
    34
    2.60
    72
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.35
    157
    12.99
    11
    32. Uterin Cancer
    3.31
    43
    0.99
    164
    33. Other Injuries
    2.70
    179
    17.03
    19
    34. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.60
    176
    47.51
    4
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.42
    164
    5.89
    79
    36. Other Neoplasms
    2.40
    102
    3.20
    73
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.90
    122
    6.74
    44
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1.86
    159
    18.41
    35
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.43
    124
    63.75
    33
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.24
    3
    0.12
    108
    41. Epilepsy
    1.16
    128
    3.83
    25
    42. Violence
    0.72
    172
    9.74
    52
    43. Birth Trauma
    0.68
    153
    17.24
    19
    44. Fires
    0.62
    142
    6.34
    25
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.60
    26
    0.25
    105
    46. Encephalitis
    0.59
    118
    1.22
    57
    47. Schizophrenia
    0.57
    5
    0.00
    101
    48. Asthma
    0.55
    169
    13.27
    31
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.50
    162
    4.71
    42
    50. Anemia
    0.47
    30
    0.07
    96
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Denmark DENMARK   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,439
    12.57
    1,207
    8.66
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    4,100
    9.48
    143
    1.03
    3. Lung Disease
    4,085
    9.44
    218
    1.56
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,951
    9.13
    19
    0.14
    5. Stroke
    3,447
    7.97
    685
    4.92
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,154
    4.98
    14
    0.10
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,118
    4.90
    1,619
    11.62
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,485
    3.43
    202
    1.45
    9. Prostate Cancer
    1,403
    3.24
    19
    0.14
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,315
    3.04
    21
    0.15
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1,026
    2.37
    12
    0.09
    12. Liver Disease
    733
    1.69
    325
    2.33
    13. Suicide
    729
    1.69
    105
    0.75
    14. Lymphomas
    706
    1.63
    39
    0.28
    15. Alcohol
    634
    1.47
    13
    0.09
    16. Kidney Disease
    593
    1.37
    192
    1.38
    17. Bladder Cancer
    575
    1.33
    7
    0.05
    18. Leukemia
    571
    1.32
    9
    0.06
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    570
    1.32
    194
    1.39
    20. Hypertension
    557
    1.29
    64
    0.46
    21. Falls
    518
    1.20
    158
    1.13
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    492
    1.14
    12
    0.09
    23. Liver Cancer
    466
    1.08
    252
    1.81
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    451
    1.04
    8
    0.06
    25. Stomach Cancer
    449
    1.04
    14
    0.10
    26. Skin Cancers
    411
    0.95
    10
    0.07
    27. Oral Cancer
    392
    0.91
    11
    0.08
    28. Ovary Cancer
    371
    0.86
    7
    0.05
    29. Other Injuries
    353
    0.82
    265
    1.90
    30. Other Neoplasms
    331
    0.77
    30
    0.22
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    0.61
    51
    0.37
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    257
    0.59
    54
    0.39
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    224
    0.52
    883
    6.34
    34. Uterin Cancer
    204
    0.47
    4
    0.03
    35. Drug Use
    204
    0.47
    21
    0.15
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    185
    0.43
    470
    3.37
    37. Road Traffic Accidents
    182
    0.42
    657
    4.72
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    128
    0.30
    1
    0.01
    39. Cervical Cancer
    115
    0.27
    62
    0.45
    40. Low Birth Weight
    114
    0.26
    682
    4.90
    41. Epilepsy
    102
    0.24
    59
    0.42
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    87
    0.20
    2
    0.01
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    82
    0.19
    36
    0.26
    44. Anemia
    81
    0.19
    1
    0.01
    45. Encephalitis
    76
    0.18
    20
    0.14
    46. Asthma
    63
    0.15
    98
    0.70
    47. Schizophrenia
    61
    0.14
    0
    0.00
    48. Skin Disease
    61
    0.14
    44
    0.32
    49. Fires
    60
    0.14
    85
    0.61
    50. Violence
    45
    0.10
    189
    1.36
    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
    33.10
    9
    2.57
    153
    2. Prostate Cancer
    23.13
    51
    7.87
    149
    3. Breast Cancer
    20.51
    40
    5.57
    178
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.00
    19
    1.73
    182
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.51
    16
    1.59
    148
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.10
    28
    1.52
    180
    7. Lymphomas
    5.57
    90
    4.72
    113
    8. Leukemia
    4.56
    47
    0.84
    181
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.33
    21
    1.08
    160
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.06
    127
    26.77
    5
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.91
    52
    1.02
    163
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.86
    131
    2.03
    177
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.66
    79
    1.59
    167
    14. Skin Cancers
    3.56
    12
    1.67
    85
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.31
    43
    0.99
    164
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.86
    159
    18.41
    35
    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.