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Gambia
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Gambia and Iran 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.

Iran
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
Gambia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Iran IRAN
      Gambia GAMBIA   Iran IRAN
           
    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
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.63
    26
    182.60
    41
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    146.71
    9
    17.35
    127
    3. Stroke
    109.72
    46
    59.62
    110
    4. HIV/AIDS
    83.73
    22
    4.82
    89
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    63.75
    33
    2.82
    96
    6. Tuberculosis
    49.48
    32
    1.45
    121
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    47.51
    4
    29.37
    42
    8. Malaria
    39.89
    21
    0.00
    117
    9. Lung Disease
    37.69
    33
    19.85
    115
    10. Liver Disease
    37.43
    19
    7.18
    152
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    36.34
    28
    41.62
    13
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.97
    82
    27.47
    99
    13. Maternal Conditions
    30.51
    10
    0.24
    133
    14. Meningitis
    27.25
    10
    1.10
    92
    15. Liver Cancer
    26.77
    5
    2.98
    164
    16. Malnutrition
    24.18
    19
    0.40
    125
    17. Kidney Disease
    23.99
    50
    18.83
    80
    18. Falls
    23.11
    4
    3.65
    122
    19. Cervical Cancer
    18.41
    35
    1.19
    177
    20. Birth Trauma
    17.24
    19
    3.44
    83
    21. Other Injuries
    17.03
    19
    3.66
    161
    22. Low Birth Weight
    16.69
    35
    6.03
    97
    23. Asthma
    13.27
    31
    5.75
    75
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    12.99
    11
    5.28
    128
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    11.00
    24
    2.80
    141
    26. Hypertension
    10.37
    107
    37.49
    8
    27. Suicide
    9.99
    77
    4.02
    155
    28. Violence
    9.74
    52
    4.25
    108
    29. Prostate Cancer
    7.87
    149
    9.72
    140
    30. Drownings
    7.13
    32
    1.00
    152
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.74
    44
    2.85
    97
    32. Fires
    6.34
    25
    2.13
    75
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.89
    79
    3.24
    146
    34. Breast Cancer
    5.57
    178
    10.81
    147
    35. Skin Disease
    5.18
    31
    0.90
    125
    36. Schistosomiasis
    5.10
    12
    0.00
    114
    37. Lymphomas
    4.72
    113
    6.33
    56
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.71
    42
    1.56
    102
    39. Epilepsy
    3.83
    25
    0.73
    165
    40. Other Neoplasms
    3.20
    73
    1.21
    149
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.00
    31
    0.95
    58
    42. Appendicitis
    2.68
    14
    0.39
    101
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.60
    72
    4.39
    8
    44. Lung Cancers
    2.57
    153
    8.60
    109
    45. Poisonings
    2.26
    38
    1.27
    58
    46. Syphilis
    2.11
    33
    0.03
    128
    47. Stomach Cancer
    2.03
    177
    15.44
    16
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.73
    182
    8.48
    86
    49. Drug Use
    1.69
    60
    2.68
    26
    50. Skin Cancers
    1.67
    85
    0.74
    150
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Gambia GAMBIA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,619
    11.62
    10,064
    3.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,207
    8.66
    96,169
    28.62
    3. HIV/AIDS
    1,069
    7.67
    4,040
    1.20
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    883
    6.34
    1,767
    0.53
    5. Birth Trauma
    704
    5.05
    2,662
    0.79
    6. Stroke
    685
    4.92
    31,283
    9.31
    7. Low Birth Weight
    682
    4.90
    4,663
    1.39
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    657
    4.72
    21,831
    6.50
    9. Malaria
    629
    4.51
    0
    0.00
    10. Maternal Conditions
    527
    3.78
    225
    0.07
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    470
    3.37
    4,090
    1.22
    12. Tuberculosis
    431
    3.09
    855
    0.25
    13. Malnutrition
    428
    3.07
    220
    0.07
    14. Meningitis
    399
    2.86
    694
    0.21
    15. Liver Disease
    325
    2.33
    4,108
    1.22
    16. Other Injuries
    265
    1.90
    2,573
    0.77
    17. Liver Cancer
    252
    1.81
    1,720
    0.51
    18. Lung Disease
    218
    1.56
    10,378
    3.09
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    202
    1.45
    14,842
    4.42
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    194
    1.39
    1,686
    0.50
    21. Kidney Disease
    192
    1.38
    10,143
    3.02
    22. Violence
    189
    1.36
    3,613
    1.08
    23. Falls
    158
    1.13
    2,206
    0.66
    24. Alzheimers & Dementia
    143
    1.03
    20,494
    6.10
    25. Drownings
    127
    0.91
    778
    0.23
    26. Suicide
    105
    0.75
    3,259
    0.97
    27. Asthma
    98
    0.70
    3,077
    0.92
    28. Fires
    85
    0.61
    1,506
    0.45
    29. Syphilis
    83
    0.60
    18
    0.01
    30. Hypertension
    64
    0.46
    19,428
    5.78
    31. Cervical Cancer
    62
    0.45
    365
    0.11
    32. Epilepsy
    59
    0.42
    529
    0.16
    33. Measles
    56
    0.40
    6
    0.00
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    54
    0.39
    1,517
    0.45
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    51
    0.37
    1,822
    0.54
    36. Schistosomiasis
    44
    0.32
    0
    0.00
    37. Skin Disease
    44
    0.32
    470
    0.14
    38. Lymphomas
    39
    0.28
    3,887
    1.16
    39. Poisonings
    38
    0.27
    960
    0.29
    40. Hepatitis B
    38
    0.27
    590
    0.18
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    36
    0.26
    867
    0.26
    42. Other Neoplasms
    30
    0.22
    766
    0.23
    43. Appendicitis
    24
    0.17
    218
    0.06
    44. Drug Use
    21
    0.15
    2,136
    0.64
    45. Breast Cancer
    21
    0.15
    3,635
    1.08
    46. Encephalitis
    20
    0.14
    160
    0.05
    47. Tetanus
    20
    0.14
    31
    0.01
    48. Lung Cancers
    19
    0.14
    4,977
    1.48
    49. Prostate Cancer
    19
    0.14
    2,542
    0.76
    50. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14
    0.10
    5,165
    1.54
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    26.77
    5
    2.98
    164
    2. Cervical Cancer
    18.41
    35
    1.19
    177
    3. Prostate Cancer
    7.87
    149
    9.72
    140
    4. Breast Cancer
    5.57
    178
    10.81
    147
    5. Lymphomas
    4.72
    113
    6.33
    56
    6. Lung Cancers
    2.57
    153
    8.60
    109
    7. Stomach Cancer
    2.03
    177
    15.44
    16
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.73
    182
    8.48
    86
    9. Skin Cancers
    1.67
    85
    0.74
    150
    10. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    167
    1.53
    170
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1.59
    148
    2.28
    124
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.52
    180
    4.00
    112
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    160
    4.84
    13
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.02
    163
    8.62
    22
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.99
    164
    0.83
    171
    16. Leukemia
    0.84
    181
    5.13
    24
    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.