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Compare Eritrea and Syria 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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    Eritrea Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Eritrea ERITREA   Syria SYRIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.6
    41.1
    39.3
    152
    148
    150
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    41.5
    45.3
    43.4
    154
    147
    151
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    42.3
    46.2
    44.2
    165
    161
    163
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    46.4
    50.8
    48.6
    166
    164
    165
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    39.5
    52.7
    45.3
    182
    161
    180
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    62.9
    67.1
    65.0
    145
    143
    144
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Eritrea ERITREA   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    62.9
    67.1
    145
    143
     
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    66.2
    70.0
    150
    150
     
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    66.8
    70.5
    151
    150
     
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    67.0
    70.7
    152
    150
     
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    67.4
    70.9
    155
    151
     
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    67.9
    71.3
    157
    153
     
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    68.5
    71.7
    158
    156
     
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    69.2
    72.3
    161
    159
     
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    69.9
    73.0
    166
    159
     
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    70.9
    73.8
    169
    162
     
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    72.0
    74.8
    170
    164
     
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    73.6
    75.9
    165
    163
     
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    75.4
    77.3
    161
    159
     
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    77.5
    79.0
    153
    155
     
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.2
    150
    142
     
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.7
    139
    131
     
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.7
    129
    112
     
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.1
    111
    103
     
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Eritrea ERITREA   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    122.03
    38
     
    106.07
    60
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    115.68
    6
     
    3.89
    86
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    106.78
    26
     
    23.17
    118
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    93.11
    123
     
    256.78
    12
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.37
    20
     
    25.83
    54
    6. Hypertension
    31.33
    21
     
    5.09
    153
    7. Liver Disease
    29.97
    35
     
    12.22
    111
    8. Lung Disease
    27.14
    57
     
    11.71
    164
    9. Breast Cancer
    26.96
    12
     
    26.98
    11
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.69
    99
     
    12.62
    146
    11. Tuberculosis
    24.49
    51
     
    0.16
    174
    12. Malnutrition
    19.23
    17
     
    1.08
    102
    13. Anemia
    17.79
    1
     
    0.05
    137
    14. Meningitis
    17.41
    24
     
    1.61
    82
    15. Cervical Cancer
    16.38
    47
     
    1.59
    172
    16. Other Injuries
    15.92
    30
     
    5.20
    141
    17. Maternal Conditions
    15.12
    27
     
    1.90
    77
    18. Asthma
    14.16
    35
     
    11.39
    54
    19. Falls
    13.02
    29
     
    2.55
    150
    20. Suicide
    12.98
    43
     
    3.15
    168
    21. HIV/AIDS
    12.76
    65
     
    0.19
    153
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.54
    137
     
    42.39
    9
    23. Prostate Cancer
    11.57
    124
     
    11.63
    123
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.11
    5
     
    0.81
    160
    25. Birth Trauma
    10.67
    50
     
    2.00
    114
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    9.73
    49
     
    3.68
    123
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    9.02
    80
     
    6.03
    128
    28. Low Birth Weight
    8.96
    77
     
    4.55
    122
    29. Ovary Cancer
    8.74
    5
     
    4.58
    83
    30. Violence
    8.66
    66
     
    2.85
    127
    31. Kidney Disease
    8.04
    147
     
    8.27
    142
    32. Measles
    7.55
    11
     
    0.55
    47
    33. Fires
    7.41
    15
     
    1.10
    114
    34. Lymphomas
    7.39
    24
     
    9.46
    5
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.44
    75
     
    12.37
    20
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.23
    113
     
    14.26
    47
    37. Drownings
    6.14
    58
     
    1.03
    151
    38. Leukemia
    6.00
    7
     
    6.86
    3
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.46
    36
     
    1.26
    141
    40. Skin Disease
    5.43
    18
     
    0.62
    142
    41. Epilepsy
    5.39
    26
     
    0.66
    171
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.38
    30
     
    0.95
    138
    43. Oral Cancer
    4.80
    43
     
    2.38
    109
    44. Schistosomiasis
    4.36
    17
     
    0.25
    56
    45. Poisonings
    4.06
    8
     
    0.92
    86
    46. Liver Cancer
    3.80
    136
     
    5.16
    97
    47. Other Neoplasms
    3.74
    51
     
    4.96
    22
    48. Malaria
    3.26
    42
     
    0.00
    167
    49. Stomach Cancer
    2.90
    156
     
    6.82
    73
    50. Tetanus
    2.85
    14
     
    0.18
    79
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Eritrea ERITREA   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,436
    12.20
     
    2,789
    2.02
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,163
    11.23
     
    915
    0.66
    3. Stroke
    2,295
    8.15
     
    11,025
    8.00
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,718
    6.10
     
    26,377
    19.14
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,302
    4.62
     
    3,636
    2.64
    6. Birth Trauma
    981
    3.48
     
    494
    0.36
    7. Low Birth Weight
    824
    2.93
     
    1,125
    0.82
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    723
    2.57
     
    1,409
    1.02
    9. Maternal Conditions
    720
    2.56
     
    328
    0.24
    10. Meningitis
    698
    2.48
     
    246
    0.18
    11. Measles
    690
    2.45
     
    136
    0.10
    12. Liver Disease
    686
    2.44
     
    1,349
    0.98
    13. Malnutrition
    655
    2.33
     
    128
    0.09
    14. Other Injuries
    596
    2.12
     
    773
    0.56
    15. Tuberculosis
    583
    2.07
     
    21
    0.02
    16. Hypertension
    578
    2.05
     
    511
    0.37
    17. HIV/AIDS
    520
    1.85
     
    30
    0.02
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    507
    1.80
     
    1,289
    0.94
    19. Lung Disease
    493
    1.75
     
    1,159
    0.84
    20. Anemia
    471
    1.67
     
    8
    0.01
    21. Breast Cancer
    396
    1.41
     
    1,613
    1.17
    22. Violence
    390
    1.39
     
    463
    0.34
    23. Suicide
    352
    1.25
     
    495
    0.36
    24. Asthma
    317
    1.13
     
    1,287
    0.93
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    312
    1.11
     
    469
    0.34
    26. Falls
    291
    1.03
     
    335
    0.24
    27. Drownings
    269
    0.96
     
    183
    0.13
    28. Fires
    235
    0.83
     
    159
    0.12
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    231
    0.82
     
    85
    0.06
    30. Pertussis
    206
    0.73
     
    116
    0.08
    31. Cervical Cancer
    204
    0.72
     
    96
    0.07
    32. Epilepsy
    201
    0.71
     
    100
    0.07
    33. Lymphomas
    198
    0.70
     
    1,088
    0.79
    34. Poisonings
    188
    0.67
     
    136
    0.10
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    181
    0.64
     
    3,869
    2.81
    36. Kidney Disease
    180
    0.64
     
    856
    0.62
    37. Syphilis
    177
    0.63
     
    45
    0.03
    38. Leukemia
    173
    0.61
     
    892
    0.65
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    159
    0.56
     
    1,534
    1.11
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    146
    0.52
     
    1,348
    0.98
    41. Malaria
    126
    0.45
     
    0
    0.00
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    123
    0.44
     
    114
    0.08
    43. Skin Disease
    122
    0.43
     
    64
    0.05
    44. Oral Cancer
    121
    0.43
     
    261
    0.19
    45. Ovary Cancer
    115
    0.41
     
    274
    0.20
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    111
    0.39
     
    135
    0.10
    47. Schistosomiasis
    105
    0.37
     
    29
    0.02
    48. Tetanus
    101
    0.36
     
    42
    0.03
    49. Liver Cancer
    88
    0.31
     
    552
    0.40
    50. Other Neoplasms
    88
    0.31
     
    581
    0.42
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Eritrea ERITREA   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    26.96
    12
     
    26.98
    11
    2. Cervical Cancer
    16.38
    47
     
    1.59
    172
    3. Prostate Cancer
    11.57
    124
     
    11.63
    123
    4. Ovary Cancer
    8.74
    5
     
    4.58
    83
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    24
     
    9.46
    5
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.23
    113
     
    14.26
    47
    7. Leukemia
    6.00
    7
     
    6.86
    3
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.46
    36
     
    1.26
    141
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.80
    43
     
    2.38
    109
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.80
    136
     
    5.16
    97
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.90
    156
     
    6.82
    73
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    152
     
    17.49
    71
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.15
    83
     
    6.58
    5
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.47
    118
     
    1.34
    125
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.25
    149
     
    4.40
    76
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.79
    138
     
    0.55
    155
     
     
     
    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.