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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 Macedonia 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 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

Compare Ethiopia and Afghanistan 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
     
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    106.06
    110
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    89.82
    86
     
    154.41
    14
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    86.80
    44
     
    64.21
    61
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    76.12
    20
     
    22.93
    53
    5. Tuberculosis
    45.57
    38
     
    83.56
    13
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.36
    22
     
    18.73
    90
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.27
    94
     
    23.82
    106
    8. Liver Disease
    26.82
    42
     
    24.85
    55
    9. HIV/AIDS
    26.08
    47
     
    1.55
    113
    10. Breast Cancer
    25.69
    16
     
    25.76
    15
    11. Hypertension
    25.14
    38
     
    16.62
    65
    12. Cervical Cancer
    18.76
    38
     
    7.51
    97
    13. Meningitis
    18.63
    22
     
    7.94
    40
    14. Lung Disease
    18.56
    123
     
    37.62
    27
    15. Birth Trauma
    17.57
    22
     
    18.51
    18
    16. Maternal Conditions
    15.52
    26
     
    15.69
    24
    17. Measles
    15.44
    4
     
    3.75
    18
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.22
    114
     
    24.53
    43
    19. Falls
    14.65
    17
     
    13.44
    24
    20. Other Injuries
    14.55
    42
     
    38.08
    1
    21. Low Birth Weight
    14.01
    48
     
    24.58
    13
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    13.59
    24
     
    12.02
    40
    23. Suicide
    12.59
    48
     
    6.92
    129
    24. Asthma
    11.98
    50
     
    19.26
    17
    25. Malnutrition
    10.82
    42
     
    3.63
    71
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    10.33
    44
     
    7.56
    66
    27. Anemia
    9.22
    18
     
    0.06
    130
    28. Violence
    8.96
    62
     
    8.34
    68
    29. Kidney Disease
    8.46
    138
     
    32.37
    21
    30. Ovary Cancer
    8.19
    7
     
    4.12
    94
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.91
    27
     
    7.66
    29
    32. Fires
    7.28
    18
     
    1.98
    80
    33. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.66
    109
     
    5.27
    129
    34. Prostate Cancer
    6.62
    154
     
    5.09
    162
    35. Epilepsy
    6.48
    18
     
    3.57
    46
    36. Drownings
    6.18
    57
     
    11.89
    14
    37. Skin Disease
    6.18
    13
     
    2.47
    70
    38. Leukemia
    5.64
    10
     
    2.75
    129
    39. Syphilis
    5.44
    15
     
    1.75
    41
    40. Malaria
    5.43
    40
     
    0.69
    54
    41. Lymphomas
    5.22
    88
     
    6.62
    49
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.22
    101
     
    7.38
    59
    43. Other Neoplasms
    4.60
    30
     
    6.98
    7
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.62
    65
     
    4.39
    47
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.40
    66
     
    10.76
    14
    46. Lung Cancers
    3.18
    146
     
    7.75
    114
    47. Schistosomiasis
    3.10
    29
     
    0.00
    65
    48. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    151
     
    14.79
    22
    49. Pertussis
    2.95
    5
     
    2.49
    13
    50. Tetanus
    2.91
    13
     
    1.75
    30
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    68,854
    10.83
     
    23,770
    10.16
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    54,357
    8.55
     
    12,146
    5.19
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    46,943
    7.38
     
    30,077
    12.85
    4. Stroke
    39,571
    6.23
     
    18,204
    7.78
    5. Birth Trauma
    28,958
    4.56
     
    10,342
    4.42
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    27,140
    4.27
     
    4,938
    2.11
    7. Measles
    25,103
    3.95
     
    2,043
    0.87
    8. Tuberculosis
    24,240
    3.81
     
    13,325
    5.69
    9. Low Birth Weight
    23,091
    3.63
     
    13,733
    5.87
    10. HIV/AIDS
    20,425
    3.21
     
    348
    0.15
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    20,000
    3.15
     
    6,096
    2.60
    12. Meningitis
    17,774
    2.80
     
    3,551
    1.52
    13. Liver Disease
    14,213
    2.24
     
    3,804
    1.63
    14. Maternal Conditions
    13,735
    2.16
     
    4,486
    1.92
    15. Other Injuries
    13,143
    2.07
     
    12,476
    5.33
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,005
    2.05
     
    3,042
    1.30
    17. Hypertension
    11,050
    1.74
     
    1,832
    0.78
    18. Malnutrition
    9,120
    1.43
     
    1,598
    0.68
    19. Falls
    8,437
    1.33
     
    4,299
    1.84
    20. Suicide
    8,348
    1.31
     
    1,796
    0.77
    21. Syphilis
    8,060
    1.27
     
    916
    0.39
    22. Lung Disease
    8,017
    1.26
     
    4,406
    1.88
    23. Breast Cancer
    7,654
    1.20
     
    2,008
    0.86
    24. Violence
    7,552
    1.19
     
    2,272
    0.97
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    7,538
    1.19
     
    2,449
    1.05
    26. Drownings
    6,568
    1.03
     
    4,649
    1.99
    27. Asthma
    6,269
    0.99
     
    2,874
    1.23
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,986
    0.94
     
    2,076
    0.89
    29. Anemia
    5,894
    0.93
     
    15
    0.01
    30. Fires
    5,756
    0.91
     
    587
    0.25
    31. Epilepsy
    5,653
    0.89
     
    1,239
    0.53
    32. Cervical Cancer
    4,986
    0.78
     
    602
    0.26
    33. Malaria
    4,879
    0.77
     
    187
    0.08
    34. Kidney Disease
    4,875
    0.77
     
    4,677
    2.00
    35. Pertussis
    4,680
    0.74
     
    1,364
    0.58
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,842
    0.60
     
    1,163
    0.50
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    0.54
     
    824
    0.35
    38. Leukemia
    3,442
    0.54
     
    796
    0.34
    39. Skin Disease
    3,359
    0.53
     
    343
    0.15
    40. Tetanus
    3,267
    0.51
     
    917
    0.39
    41. Encephalitis
    3,021
    0.48
     
    187
    0.08
    42. Lymphomas
    2,981
    0.47
     
    1,283
    0.55
    43. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,884
    0.45
     
    1,164
    0.50
    44. Other Neoplasms
    2,532
    0.40
     
    1,076
    0.46
    45. Poisonings
    2,475
    0.39
     
    515
    0.22
    46. Ovary Cancer
    2,296
    0.36
     
    310
    0.13
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,985
    0.31
     
    781
    0.33
    48. Schistosomiasis
    1,775
    0.28
     
    0
    0.00
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,628
    0.26
     
    1,351
    0.58
    50. Lung Cancers
    1,584
    0.25
     
    1,058
    0.45
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    25.69
    16
     
    25.76
    15
    2. Cervical Cancer
    18.76
    38
     
    7.51
    97
    3. Ovary Cancer
    8.19
    7
     
    4.12
    94
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.66
    109
     
    5.27
    129
    5. Prostate Cancer
    6.62
    154
     
    5.09
    162
    6. Leukemia
    5.64
    10
     
    2.75
    129
    7. Lymphomas
    5.22
    88
     
    6.62
    49
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.40
    66
     
    10.76
    14
    9. Lung Cancers
    3.18
    146
     
    7.75
    114
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    151
     
    14.79
    22
    11. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    114
     
    8.53
    9
    12. Bladder Cancer
    2.05
    85
     
    3.06
    56
    13. Liver Cancer
    1.99
    177
     
    6.08
    76
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.09
    158
     
    1.54
    141
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.95
    159
     
    4.62
    21
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.37
    172
     
    1.54
    88
     
     
     
    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.