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Eritrea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Eritrea and Ghana 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.

Ghana
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Eritrea Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Eritrea ERITREA   Ghana GHANA
      Eritrea ERITREA   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    37.6
    41.1
    39.3
    152
    148
    150
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    41.5
    45.3
    43.4
    154
    147
    151
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    42.3
    46.2
    44.2
    165
    161
    163
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    46.4
    50.8
    48.6
    166
    164
    165
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    39.5
    52.7
    45.3
    182
    161
    180
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    62.9
    67.1
    65.0
    145
    143
    144
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Eritrea ERITREA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.9
    67.1
    145
    143
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    66.2
    70.0
    150
    150
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    66.8
    70.5
    151
    150
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    67.0
    70.7
    152
    150
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    67.4
    70.9
    155
    151
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    67.9
    71.3
    157
    153
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    68.5
    71.7
    158
    156
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    69.2
    72.3
    161
    159
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    69.9
    73.0
    166
    159
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    70.9
    73.8
    169
    162
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    72.0
    74.8
    170
    164
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    73.6
    75.9
    165
    163
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    75.4
    77.3
    161
    159
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    77.5
    79.0
    153
    155
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.2
    150
    142
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.7
    139
    131
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.7
    129
    112
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.1
    111
    103
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Eritrea ERITREA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    115.03
    103
    160.49
    62
    2. Stroke
    109.10
    47
    145.19
    9
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105.60
    25
    139.89
    13
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    101.01
    13
    32.29
    51
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.12
    57
    46.71
    44
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.70
    22
    37.59
    23
    7. Liver Disease
    33.44
    24
    41.15
    17
    8. Lung Disease
    33.09
    47
    25.55
    76
    9. Malnutrition
    31.12
    7
    12.34
    42
    10. Breast Cancer
    27.85
    10
    12.73
    129
    11. Hypertension
    25.79
    21
    16.21
    63
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.63
    88
    30.17
    58
    13. Tuberculosis
    23.64
    54
    70.68
    20
    14. Meningitis
    23.27
    18
    23.88
    17
    15. Falls
    18.04
    16
    21.66
    6
    16. Other Injuries
    17.21
    17
    16.74
    20
    17. Cervical Cancer
    15.82
    50
    20.65
    27
    18. HIV/AIDS
    15.27
    58
    66.52
    26
    19. Maternal Conditions
    13.92
    29
    9.48
    42
    20. Suicide
    13.79
    32
    8.71
    96
    21. Kidney Disease
    11.69
    117
    19.33
    77
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.24
    12
    6.54
    48
    23. Asthma
    11.11
    45
    10.12
    53
    24. Birth Trauma
    10.69
    52
    15.28
    30
    25. Violence
    9.71
    53
    10.46
    45
    26. Low Birth Weight
    9.28
    75
    17.13
    32
    27. Ovary Cancer
    8.71
    4
    3.56
    127
    28. Fires
    7.94
    8
    5.49
    33
    29. Prostate Cancer
    7.80
    151
    18.22
    75
    30. Lymphomas
    7.48
    28
    5.54
    91
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.17
    55
    11.69
    17
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7.00
    105
    11.70
    21
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    6.47
    59
    15.07
    13
    34. Drownings
    6.33
    43
    5.18
    63
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.99
    120
    3.79
    158
    36. Leukemia
    5.70
    11
    1.09
    174
    37. Skin Disease
    5.42
    19
    6.27
    12
    38. Measles
    4.97
    11
    0.38
    46
    39. Oral Cancer
    4.73
    45
    2.84
    101
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.65
    43
    0.50
    183
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.31
    47
    3.79
    56
    42. Schistosomiasis
    4.31
    17
    4.88
    13
    43. Hepatitis B
    4.31
    11
    2.94
    32
    44. Poisonings
    4.19
    2
    1.93
    45
    45. Malaria
    3.92
    42
    48.11
    8
    46. Liver Cancer
    3.63
    142
    14.23
    22
    47. Epilepsy
    3.32
    30
    2.37
    60
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3.25
    70
    2.26
    116
    49. Tetanus
    2.77
    9
    1.00
    39
    50. Lung Cancers
    2.67
    151
    2.43
    156
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Eritrea ERITREA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,576
    12.05
    22,173
    11.07
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,041
    10.25
    6,899
    3.44
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,414
    8.13
    18,029
    9.00
    4. Stroke
    2,374
    8.00
    16,960
    8.47
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,300
    4.38
    7,472
    3.73
    6. Malnutrition
    1,086
    3.66
    3,607
    1.80
    7. Birth Trauma
    901
    3.04
    7,074
    3.53
    8. Meningitis
    884
    2.98
    4,924
    2.46
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    865
    2.91
    5,693
    2.84
    10. Liver Disease
    832
    2.80
    6,560
    3.27
    11. Low Birth Weight
    782
    2.63
    7,932
    3.96
    12. Lung Disease
    700
    2.36
    2,965
    1.48
    13. Other Injuries
    647
    2.18
    3,738
    1.87
    14. Tuberculosis
    639
    2.15
    10,226
    5.10
    15. Maternal Conditions
    626
    2.11
    2,548
    1.27
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    578
    1.95
    4,954
    2.47
    17. HIV/AIDS
    535
    1.80
    15,106
    7.54
    18. Hypertension
    531
    1.79
    1,929
    0.96
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    436
    1.47
    2,672
    1.33
    20. Falls
    424
    1.43
    2,671
    1.33
    21. Measles
    417
    1.41
    160
    0.08
    22. Breast Cancer
    414
    1.39
    1,130
    0.56
    23. Suicide
    393
    1.32
    1,515
    0.76
    24. Violence
    389
    1.31
    2,737
    1.37
    25. Kidney Disease
    281
    0.95
    2,793
    1.39
    26. Asthma
    278
    0.94
    1,317
    0.66
    27. Drownings
    275
    0.93
    1,206
    0.60
    28. Fires
    267
    0.90
    1,021
    0.51
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    256
    0.86
    943
    0.47
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    212
    0.71
    3,344
    1.67
    31. Lymphomas
    210
    0.71
    831
    0.41
    32. Poisonings
    207
    0.70
    468
    0.23
    33. Cervical Cancer
    203
    0.68
    1,596
    0.80
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    181
    0.61
    1,690
    0.84
    35. Leukemia
    175
    0.59
    199
    0.10
    36. Malaria
    165
    0.56
    13,052
    6.52
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    164
    0.55
    504
    0.25
    38. Skin Disease
    144
    0.49
    865
    0.43
    39. Syphilis
    141
    0.48
    297
    0.15
    40. Epilepsy
    129
    0.43
    499
    0.25
    41. Oral Cancer
    126
    0.42
    381
    0.19
    42. Hepatitis B
    123
    0.41
    616
    0.31
    43. Ovary Cancer
    119
    0.40
    305
    0.15
    44. Schistosomiasis
    112
    0.38
    785
    0.39
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    110
    0.37
    79
    0.04
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    106
    0.36
    489
    0.24
    47. Tetanus
    96
    0.32
    298
    0.15
    48. Liver Cancer
    92
    0.31
    2,281
    1.14
    49. Other Neoplasms
    88
    0.30
    374
    0.19
    50. Prostate Cancer
    76
    0.26
    748
    0.37
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Eritrea ERITREA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    27.85
    10
    12.73
    129
    2. Cervical Cancer
    15.82
    50
    20.65
    27
    3. Ovary Cancer
    8.71
    4
    3.56
    127
    4. Prostate Cancer
    7.80
    151
    18.22
    75
    5. Lymphomas
    7.48
    28
    5.54
    91
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.99
    120
    3.79
    158
    7. Leukemia
    5.70
    11
    1.09
    174
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.73
    45
    2.84
    101
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.65
    43
    0.50
    183
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.63
    142
    14.23
    22
    11. Lung Cancers
    2.67
    151
    2.43
    156
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.61
    170
    3.10
    152
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    100
    1.62
    119
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.36
    133
    1.19
    148
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.26
    161
    1.49
    153
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.84
    145
    1.05
    133
    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.