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Gambia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Gambia and Cape Verde 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.

Cape Verde
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Gambia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
      Gambia GAMBIA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
     
    50.7
    53.7
    52.2
    87
    87
    87
    1970
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
     
    55.2
    58.2
    56.7
    90
    93
    92
    1980
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
     
    59.1
    63.0
    61.0
    98
    99
    97
    1990
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
     
    62.7
    68.0
    65.3
    107
    106
    108
    2000
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
     
    68.2
    71.4
    69.9
    79
    99
    95
    2010
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
     
    70.6
    74.2
    72.5
    77
    99
    94
    2016
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
    71.1
    75.0
    73.2
    85
    107
    95
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    71.1
    75.0
    85
    107
    Age 5
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    72.8
    76.5
    80
    105
    Age 10
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    72.9
    76.5
    80
    106
    Age 15
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    73.0
    76.6
    82
    106
    Age 20
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    73.2
    76.7
    83
    106
    Age 25
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    73.5
    76.9
    85
    105
    Age 30
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    73.8
    77.1
    86
    106
    Age 35
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    74.0
    77.3
    88
    107
    Age 40
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    74.3
    77.5
    88
    107
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    74.7
    77.9
    90
    107
    Age 50
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    75.3
    78.3
    93
    107
    Age 55
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    76.1
    78.9
    101
    108
    Age 60
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    77.2
    79.7
    106
    108
    Age 65
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    78.7
    80.8
    111
    109
    Age 70
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    80.6
    82.2
    115
    109
    Age 75
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    82.9
    84.1
    123
    115
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    85.7
    86.6
    124
    119
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    89.1
    89.7
    135
    124
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.63
    26
    169.28
    57
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    146.71
    9
    76.46
    44
    3. Stroke
    109.72
    46
    76.93
    84
    4. HIV/AIDS
    83.73
    22
    14.25
    61
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    63.75
    33
    9.54
    68
    6. Tuberculosis
    49.48
    32
    5.27
    92
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    47.51
    4
    26.57
    52
    8. Malaria
    39.89
    21
    0.24
    57
    9. Lung Disease
    37.69
    33
    24.15
    81
    10. Liver Disease
    37.43
    19
    21.57
    66
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    36.34
    28
    26.82
    77
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.97
    82
    38.16
    60
    13. Maternal Conditions
    30.51
    10
    1.10
    91
    14. Meningitis
    27.25
    10
    4.12
    51
    15. Liver Cancer
    26.77
    5
    15.25
    18
    16. Malnutrition
    24.18
    19
    1.85
    86
    17. Kidney Disease
    23.99
    50
    19.19
    79
    18. Falls
    23.11
    4
    3.23
    132
    19. Cervical Cancer
    18.41
    35
    16.04
    49
    20. Birth Trauma
    17.24
    19
    3.02
    86
    21. Other Injuries
    17.03
    19
    7.08
    103
    22. Low Birth Weight
    16.69
    35
    7.66
    88
    23. Asthma
    13.27
    31
    5.34
    76
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    12.99
    11
    9.64
    45
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    11.00
    24
    2.78
    143
    26. Hypertension
    10.37
    107
    10.11
    109
    27. Suicide
    9.99
    77
    15.12
    26
    28. Violence
    9.74
    52
    8.70
    64
    29. Prostate Cancer
    7.87
    149
    18.38
    73
    30. Drownings
    7.13
    32
    4.78
    72
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.74
    44
    1.97
    119
    32. Fires
    6.34
    25
    1.71
    87
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.89
    79
    4.28
    123
    34. Breast Cancer
    5.57
    178
    12.31
    131
    35. Skin Disease
    5.18
    31
    3.07
    70
    36. Schistosomiasis
    5.10
    12
    0.00
    87
    37. Lymphomas
    4.72
    113
    3.53
    142
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.71
    42
    2.82
    73
    39. Epilepsy
    3.83
    25
    3.13
    33
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.20
    73
    1.93
    124
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.00
    31
    1.09
    51
    42. Appendicitis
    2.68
    14
    1.24
    56
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.60
    72
    2.08
    98
    44. Lung Cancers
    2.57
    153
    2.33
    160
    45. Poisonings
    2.26
    38
    0.64
    86
    46. Syphilis
    2.11
    33
    0.21
    84
    47. Stomach Cancer
    2.03
    177
    4.99
    108
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.73
    182
    4.62
    142
    49. Drug Use
    1.69
    60
    2.78
    23
    50. Skin Cancers
    1.67
    85
    0.98
    137
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Gambia GAMBIA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,619
    11.62
    291
    11.02
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,207
    8.66
    603
    22.83
    3. HIV/AIDS
    1,069
    7.67
    67
    2.54
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    883
    6.34
    40
    1.51
    5. Birth Trauma
    704
    5.05
    19
    0.72
    6. Stroke
    685
    4.92
    276
    10.45
    7. Low Birth Weight
    682
    4.90
    47
    1.78
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    657
    4.72
    112
    4.24
    9. Malaria
    629
    4.51
    1
    0.04
    10. Maternal Conditions
    527
    3.78
    6
    0.23
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    470
    3.37
    58
    2.20
    12. Tuberculosis
    431
    3.09
    20
    0.76
    13. Malnutrition
    428
    3.07
    8
    0.30
    14. Meningitis
    399
    2.86
    17
    0.64
    15. Liver Disease
    325
    2.33
    78
    2.95
    16. Other Injuries
    265
    1.90
    30
    1.14
    17. Liver Cancer
    252
    1.81
    58
    2.20
    18. Lung Disease
    218
    1.56
    85
    3.22
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    202
    1.45
    134
    5.07
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    194
    1.39
    12
    0.45
    21. Kidney Disease
    192
    1.38
    72
    2.73
    22. Violence
    189
    1.36
    44
    1.67
    23. Falls
    158
    1.13
    12
    0.45
    24. Alzheimers & Dementia
    143
    1.03
    101
    3.82
    25. Drownings
    127
    0.91
    22
    0.83
    26. Suicide
    105
    0.75
    61
    2.31
    27. Asthma
    98
    0.70
    20
    0.76
    28. Fires
    85
    0.61
    7
    0.27
    29. Syphilis
    83
    0.60
    1
    0.04
    30. Hypertension
    64
    0.46
    36
    1.36
    31. Cervical Cancer
    62
    0.45
    34
    1.29
    32. Epilepsy
    59
    0.42
    12
    0.45
    33. Measles
    56
    0.40
    0
    0.00
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    54
    0.39
    8
    0.30
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    51
    0.37
    16
    0.61
    36. Schistosomiasis
    44
    0.32
    0
    0.00
    37. Skin Disease
    44
    0.32
    12
    0.45
    38. Lymphomas
    39
    0.28
    14
    0.53
    39. Hepatitis B
    38
    0.27
    4
    0.15
    40. Poisonings
    38
    0.27
    3
    0.11
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    36
    0.26
    10
    0.38
    42. Other Neoplasms
    30
    0.22
    7
    0.27
    43. Appendicitis
    24
    0.17
    5
    0.19
    44. Breast Cancer
    21
    0.15
    27
    1.02
    45. Drug Use
    21
    0.15
    12
    0.45
    46. Tetanus
    20
    0.14
    1
    0.04
    47. Encephalitis
    20
    0.14
    4
    0.15
    48. Lung Cancers
    19
    0.14
    9
    0.34
    49. Prostate Cancer
    19
    0.14
    25
    0.95
    50. Stomach Cancer
    14
    0.10
    18
    0.68
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    26.77
    5
    15.25
    18
    2. Cervical Cancer
    18.41
    35
    16.04
    49
    3. Prostate Cancer
    7.87
    149
    18.38
    73
    4. Breast Cancer
    5.57
    178
    12.31
    131
    5. Lymphomas
    4.72
    113
    3.53
    142
    6. Lung Cancers
    2.57
    153
    2.33
    160
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.03
    177
    4.99
    108
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.73
    182
    4.62
    142
    9. Skin Cancers
    1.67
    85
    0.98
    137
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    167
    2.30
    125
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1.59
    148
    1.55
    150
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.52
    180
    4.52
    89
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    160
    1.57
    124
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.02
    163
    1.92
    116
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.99
    164
    1.24
    143
    16. Leukemia
    0.84
    181
    1.93
    154
    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.