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Gambia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Gambia and Ireland 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.

Ireland
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   Ireland IRELAND
      Gambia GAMBIA   Ireland IRELAND
           
    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
     
    67.9
    71.6
    69.7
    10
    26
    17
    1970
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
     
    68.8
    73.5
    71.1
    14
    26
    18
    1980
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
     
    70.1
    75.4
    72.7
    20
    27
    25
    1990
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
     
    71.9
    77.4
    74.6
    27
    26
    28
    2000
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
     
    73.8
    79.0
    76.4
    30
    31
    30
    2010
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
     
    78.4
    82.8
    80.6
    14
    19
    16
    2016
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
    79.7
    83.4
    81.5
    16
    22
    18
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Ireland IRELAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    79.7
    83.4
    16
    22
    Age 5
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    79.9
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 10
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 15
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 20
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    80.1
    83.7
    18
    23
    Age 25
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    80.3
    83.8
    16
    23
    Age 30
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    80.5
    83.8
    16
    23
    Age 35
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    80.8
    83.9
    15
    23
    Age 40
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    81.0
    84.1
    15
    23
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    81.2
    84.2
    16
    24
    Age 50
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    81.6
    84.5
    16
    25
    Age 55
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    82.1
    84.8
    16
    25
    Age 60
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    82.8
    85.3
    16
    26
    Age 65
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    83.6
    85.9
    20
    30
    Age 70
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    84.6
    86.8
    24
    31
    Age 75
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    86.1
    87.8
    30
    37
    Age 80
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    87.9
    89.2
    45
    48
    Age 85
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    90.6
    91.4
    57
    58
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Ireland IRELAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    154.66
    11
    15.91
    142
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    142.60
    60
    71.73
    157
    3. Stroke
    136.82
    26
    25.97
    172
    4. HIV/AIDS
    70.48
    25
    0.23
    147
    5. Tuberculosis
    44.67
    39
    0.24
    166
    6. Liver Disease
    44.65
    18
    5.36
    163
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.85
    8
    4.01
    168
    8. Malaria
    41.05
    17
    0.00
    119
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    40.09
    38
    0.51
    158
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.32
    59
    7.63
    166
    11. Maternal Conditions
    29.65
    12
    0.13
    144
    12. Lung Disease
    29.20
    51
    24.92
    72
    13. Liver Cancer
    24.96
    6
    3.88
    133
    14. Meningitis
    24.64
    15
    0.24
    157
    15. Kidney Disease
    23.89
    44
    6.77
    158
    16. Malnutrition
    21.61
    14
    0.03
    171
    17. Other Injuries
    20.40
    16
    3.11
    177
    18. Falls
    20.11
    6
    3.85
    120
    19. Low Birth Weight
    19.96
    23
    1.51
    167
    20. Birth Trauma
    18.57
    17
    0.41
    171
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.11
    88
    28.46
    32
    22. Cervical Cancer
    16.46
    46
    3.11
    141
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    16.26
    9
    4.05
    151
    24. Asthma
    15.67
    29
    0.81
    153
    25. Hypertension
    14.34
    88
    2.55
    175
    26. Suicide
    11.29
    71
    11.11
    73
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    10.83
    40
    3.70
    121
    28. Violence
    9.75
    51
    0.92
    168
    29. Fires
    7.61
    14
    0.62
    144
    30. Drownings
    6.88
    48
    1.08
    148
    31. Prostate Cancer
    6.51
    155
    17.26
    82
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.19
    49
    1.18
    147
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.72
    88
    3.17
    152
    34. Schistosomiasis
    5.11
    13
    0.00
    114
    35. Epilepsy
    4.97
    29
    1.29
    126
    36. Breast Cancer
    4.89
    181
    21.65
    35
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.66
    40
    0.67
    154
    38. Syphilis
    3.67
    20
    0.04
    150
    39. Other Neoplasms
    3.37
    70
    3.11
    76
    40. Drug Use
    3.35
    28
    4.12
    15
    41. Skin Disease
    3.11
    56
    0.63
    141
    42. Lymphomas
    3.09
    135
    6.99
    37
    43. Poisonings
    2.73
    29
    0.36
    143
    44. Hepatitis B
    2.46
    16
    0.12
    160
    45. Measles
    2.42
    23
    0.00
    144
    46. Lung Cancers
    2.33
    158
    26.36
    30
    47. Anemia
    2.21
    41
    0.31
    93
    48. Alcohol
    2.18
    66
    1.43
    101
    49. Encephalitis
    1.91
    19
    0.12
    179
    50. Appendicitis
    1.89
    16
    0.07
    156
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Gambia GAMBIA   Ireland IRELAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,868
    12.75
    1,186
    4.70
    2. HIV/AIDS
    1,007
    6.87
    12
    0.05
    3. Stroke
    925
    6.31
    1,910
    7.57
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    906
    6.19
    5,231
    20.73
    5. Low Birth Weight
    825
    5.63
    60
    0.24
    6. Birth Trauma
    767
    5.24
    16
    0.06
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    763
    5.21
    37
    0.15
    8. Malaria
    627
    4.28
    0
    0.00
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    606
    4.14
    189
    0.75
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    548
    3.74
    180
    0.71
    11. Maternal Conditions
    500
    3.41
    6
    0.02
    12. Malnutrition
    437
    2.98
    2
    0.01
    13. Meningitis
    429
    2.93
    13
    0.05
    14. Liver Disease
    394
    2.69
    327
    1.30
    15. Tuberculosis
    392
    2.68
    17
    0.07
    16. Other Injuries
    336
    2.29
    201
    0.80
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    268
    1.83
    561
    2.22
    18. Liver Cancer
    241
    1.65
    273
    1.08
    19. Kidney Disease
    223
    1.52
    505
    2.00
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    216
    1.47
    242
    0.96
    21. Lung Disease
    190
    1.30
    1,862
    7.38
    22. Falls
    185
    1.26
    261
    1.03
    23. Violence
    181
    1.24
    42
    0.17
    24. Drownings
    140
    0.96
    56
    0.22
    25. Syphilis
    136
    0.93
    3
    0.01
    26. Asthma
    129
    0.88
    55
    0.22
    27. Suicide
    124
    0.85
    550
    2.18
    28. Fires
    110
    0.75
    37
    0.15
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    99
    0.68
    2,155
    8.54
    30. Hypertension
    97
    0.66
    188
    0.75
    31. Measles
    83
    0.57
    0
    0.00
    32. Epilepsy
    75
    0.51
    76
    0.30
    33. Pertussis
    74
    0.51
    0
    0.00
    34. Cervical Cancer
    60
    0.41
    107
    0.42
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    58
    0.40
    211
    0.84
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    53
    0.36
    84
    0.33
    37. Poisonings
    52
    0.35
    19
    0.08
    38. Schistosomiasis
    45
    0.31
    0
    0.00
    39. Drug Use
    43
    0.29
    194
    0.77
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    41
    0.28
    49
    0.19
    41. Tetanus
    37
    0.25
    0
    0.00
    42. Encephalitis
    36
    0.25
    6
    0.02
    43. Anemia
    30
    0.20
    23
    0.09
    44. Other Neoplasms
    30
    0.20
    229
    0.91
    45. Skin Disease
    29
    0.20
    46
    0.18
    46. Hepatitis B
    28
    0.19
    7
    0.03
    47. Lymphomas
    27
    0.18
    498
    1.97
    48. Alcohol
    22
    0.15
    80
    0.32
    49. Appendicitis
    21
    0.14
    5
    0.02
    50. Breast Cancer
    19
    0.13
    767
    3.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Gambia GAMBIA   Ireland IRELAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    24.96
    6
    3.88
    133
    2. Cervical Cancer
    16.46
    46
    3.11
    141
    3. Prostate Cancer
    6.51
    155
    17.26
    82
    4. Breast Cancer
    4.89
    181
    21.65
    35
    5. Lymphomas
    3.09
    135
    6.99
    37
    6. Lung Cancers
    2.33
    158
    26.36
    30
    7. Stomach Cancer
    1.71
    178
    4.84
    110
    8. Skin Cancers
    1.35
    98
    3.60
    15
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.31
    182
    15.69
    31
    10. Ovary Cancer
    1.15
    180
    7.80
    10
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1.15
    154
    6.98
    38
    12. Bladder Cancer
    0.59
    174
    3.21
    53
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.56
    173
    5.64
    33
    14. Oral Cancer
    0.42
    182
    2.50
    102
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.41
    177
    3.11
    50
    16. Leukemia
    0.05
    183
    4.23
    71
    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.