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Gabon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Gabon and Laos 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.

Laos
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
Gabon Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Laos LAOS
      Gabon GABON   Laos LAOS
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    103.58
    64
    122.62
    37
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.20
    119
    167.41
    37
    3. HIV/AIDS
    97.97
    21
    7.10
    81
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.67
    33
    75.10
    53
    5. Tuberculosis
    86.56
    12
    81.41
    15
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.63
    35
    36.15
    65
    7. Lung Disease
    26.53
    63
    36.62
    28
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.99
    51
    16.13
    99
    9. Hypertension
    25.30
    36
    17.05
    62
    10. Malaria
    25.21
    33
    0.90
    50
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23.86
    52
    22.48
    54
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.28
    48
    20.64
    66
    13. Liver Disease
    21.65
    65
    21.59
    66
    14. Low Birth Weight
    16.71
    38
    16.92
    35
    15. Suicide
    12.51
    51
    13.93
    38
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    12.03
    39
    10.55
    56
    17. Birth Trauma
    12.00
    44
    17.52
    23
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    11.63
    35
    5.46
    92
    19. Kidney Disease
    11.38
    114
    31.49
    23
    20. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    3.75
    169
    21. Violence
    9.64
    53
    6.57
    81
    22. Other Injuries
    9.18
    76
    10.84
    65
    23. Asthma
    8.54
    72
    25.96
    6
    24. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    7.94
    93
    25. Maternal Conditions
    8.09
    43
    7.20
    46
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.62
    56
    5.88
    83
    27. Meningitis
    7.52
    42
    4.28
    54
    28. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    10.53
    151
    29. Malnutrition
    6.28
    51
    3.36
    73
    30. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    13.86
    86
    31. Drownings
    6.09
    60
    11.32
    18
    32. Falls
    6.04
    78
    7.02
    66
    33. Anemia
    5.90
    24
    0.08
    122
    34. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    57.85
    2
    35. Skin Disease
    4.14
    36
    1.09
    118
    36. Fires
    4.08
    57
    4.62
    47
    37. Epilepsy
    4.02
    41
    1.77
    90
    38. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    4.40
    54
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.92
    77
    6.91
    36
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    8.08
    90
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    61
    5.13
    33
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    4.86
    74
    43. Measles
    3.47
    20
    0.19
    61
    44. Trypanosomiasis
    3.23
    3
    0.00
    95
    45. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    4.57
    105
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    0.72
    165
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.69
    37
    0.02
    59
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    1.44
    119
    49. Other Neoplasms
    2.51
    99
    1.56
    129
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    2.47
    167
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Gabon GABON   Laos LAOS
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    1,376
    10.78
    402
    0.94
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,345
    10.54
    3,930
    9.19
    3. Stroke
    1,141
    8.94
    4,273
    9.99
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,079
    8.45
    5,769
    13.49
    5. Tuberculosis
    1,044
    8.18
    3,498
    8.18
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    579
    4.54
    1,285
    3.01
    7. Low Birth Weight
    451
    3.53
    1,602
    3.75
    8. Malaria
    405
    3.17
    52
    0.12
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    391
    3.06
    1,020
    2.39
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    383
    3.00
    1,661
    3.88
    11. Birth Trauma
    324
    2.54
    1,659
    3.88
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    302
    2.37
    949
    2.22
    13. Lung Disease
    292
    2.29
    1,246
    2.91
    14. Hypertension
    278
    2.18
    595
    1.39
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    255
    2.00
    624
    1.46
    16. Liver Disease
    249
    1.95
    902
    2.11
    17. Suicide
    189
    1.48
    837
    1.96
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    173
    1.36
    276
    0.65
    19. Violence
    155
    1.21
    467
    1.09
    20. Other Injuries
    152
    1.19
    721
    1.69
    21. Kidney Disease
    135
    1.06
    1,219
    2.85
    22. Maternal Conditions
    133
    1.04
    460
    1.08
    23. Meningitis
    128
    1.00
    297
    0.69
    24. Drownings
    116
    0.91
    834
    1.95
    25. Asthma
    103
    0.81
    1,018
    2.38
    26. Malnutrition
    96
    0.75
    183
    0.43
    27. Measles
    93
    0.73
    17
    0.04
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    0.73
    282
    0.66
    29. Anemia
    81
    0.63
    5
    0.01
    30. Falls
    78
    0.61
    328
    0.77
    31. Lung Cancers
    69
    0.54
    516
    1.21
    32. Epilepsy
    66
    0.52
    111
    0.26
    33. Fires
    66
    0.52
    288
    0.67
    34. Trypanosomiasis
    56
    0.44
    0
    0.00
    35. Liver Cancer
    55
    0.43
    2,156
    5.04
    36. Pertussis
    51
    0.40
    214
    0.50
    37. Prostate Cancer
    51
    0.40
    48
    0.11
    38. Skin Disease
    50
    0.39
    43
    0.10
    39. Cervical Cancer
    47
    0.37
    173
    0.40
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.35
    300
    0.70
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    45
    0.35
    257
    0.60
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    45
    0.35
    256
    0.60
    43. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.34
    168
    0.39
    44. Lymphomas
    40
    0.31
    184
    0.43
    45. Breast Cancer
    38
    0.30
    240
    0.56
    46. Syphilis
    33
    0.26
    87
    0.20
    47. Schistosomiasis
    32
    0.25
    1
    0.00
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    32
    0.25
    27
    0.06
    49. Other Neoplasms
    28
    0.22
    67
    0.16
    50. Stomach Cancer
    27
    0.21
    95
    0.22
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gabon GABON   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    10.59
    131
    3.75
    169
    2. Cervical Cancer
    8.19
    89
    7.94
    93
    3. Breast Cancer
    6.43
    175
    10.53
    151
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.21
    128
    13.86
    86
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    112
    57.85
    2
    6. Oral Cancer
    3.98
    68
    4.40
    54
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.78
    159
    8.08
    90
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    117
    4.86
    74
    9. Lymphomas
    2.86
    138
    4.57
    105
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.83
    79
    0.72
    165
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.57
    73
    1.44
    119
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.35
    170
    2.47
    167
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.90
    90
    1.61
    111
    14. Leukemia
    1.39
    160
    3.83
    97
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.93
    163
    1.14
    155
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.83
    135
    1.08
    115
    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.