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Ghana
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 Ghana and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Ghana Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Ghana GHANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    63.7
    69.2
    66.3
    142
    137
    139
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.7
    69.2
    142
    137
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    67.0
    72.1
    150
    138
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    67.4
    72.5
    150
    140
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    67.7
    72.7
    152
    140
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    68.1
    73.0
    151
    140
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    68.6
    73.3
    151
    139
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    69.1
    73.7
    150
    140
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    69.7
    74.3
    150
    140
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    70.4
    75.0
    150
    139
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    152
    138
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    72.5
    76.7
    153
    140
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    74.0
    77.7
    154
    138
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    75.7
    78.9
    153
    133
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    77.7
    80.4
    151
    128
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    80.1
    82.2
    151
    124
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    82.9
    84.4
    147
    121
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.0
    142
    118
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    89.4
    90.2
    134
    113
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    124.02
    35
    17.13
    179
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    119.93
    79
    37.36
    176
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.08
    26
    6.99
    176
    4. HIV/AIDS
    51.92
    22
    0.15
    149
    5. Malaria
    48.00
    12
    0.00
    76
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    44.68
    47
    8.50
    149
    7. Tuberculosis
    44.25
    21
    0.11
    176
    8. Liver Disease
    36.74
    35
    3.89
    172
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.33
    46
    4.46
    158
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    30.48
    50
    0.51
    162
    11. Kidney Disease
    30.38
    56
    5.16
    166
    12. Lung Disease
    26.48
    69
    15.32
    141
    13. Cervical Cancer
    24.53
    27
    1.78
    173
    14. Prostate Cancer
    24.21
    50
    14.71
    105
    15. Breast Cancer
    19.09
    60
    14.85
    119
    16. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17.79
    85
    22.63
    23
    17. Hypertension
    17.73
    94
    2.60
    172
    18. Liver Cancer
    17.60
    10
    4.61
    112
    19. Asthma
    13.95
    42
    0.96
    136
    20. Meningitis
    13.70
    21
    0.13
    171
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.13
    23
    3.42
    125
    22. Other Injuries
    10.75
    58
    3.28
    166
    23. Suicide
    10.54
    64
    11.25
    57
    24. Low Birth Weight
    9.43
    38
    1.02
    166
    25. Falls
    8.85
    34
    4.99
    102
    26. Birth Trauma
    8.81
    36
    0.57
    146
    27. Malnutrition
    8.62
    36
    0.21
    137
    28. Ovary Cancer
    8.00
    7
    4.28
    99
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    7.03
    51
    2.62
    163
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    6.88
    37
    4.82
    63
    31. Maternal Conditions
    6.87
    40
    0.09
    148
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.86
    121
    12.81
    43
    33. Violence
    6.73
    72
    0.98
    156
    34. Stomach Cancer
    6.41
    86
    2.80
    162
    35. Lymphomas
    5.70
    55
    6.10
    38
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    4.48
    70
    3.35
    131
    37. Fires
    3.31
    41
    0.15
    179
    38. Drug Use
    3.31
    22
    6.56
    3
    39. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    86
    2.22
    120
    40. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    68
    2.12
    101
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.61
    87
    3.26
    62
    42. Pancreas Cancer
    2.52
    128
    6.62
    46
    43. Drownings
    2.38
    93
    0.66
    165
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.19
    103
    0.52
    173
    45. Poisonings
    2.15
    42
    0.12
    167
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.91
    102
    2.11
    89
    47. Skin Disease
    1.87
    77
    0.98
    111
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.73
    80
    0.71
    136
    49. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    177
    18.97
    58
    50. Encephalitis
    1.69
    8
    0.01
    166
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ghana GHANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,262
    9.29
    4,446
    3.26
    2. Stroke
    15,163
    8.67
    10,331
    7.57
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    14,103
    8.06
    21,548
    15.79
    4. HIV/AIDS
    13,565
    7.75
    50
    0.04
    5. Malaria
    11,162
    6.38
    0
    0.00
    6. Tuberculosis
    10,214
    5.84
    53
    0.04
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,808
    4.46
    1,245
    0.91
    8. Low Birth Weight
    6,662
    3.81
    248
    0.18
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,538
    3.74
    296
    0.22
    10. Birth Trauma
    6,194
    3.54
    140
    0.10
    11. Liver Disease
    6,053
    3.46
    1,421
    1.04
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,929
    3.39
    4,471
    3.28
    13. Kidney Disease
    4,161
    2.38
    3,139
    2.30
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    3,935
    2.25
    711
    0.52
    15. Lung Disease
    3,120
    1.78
    8,487
    6.22
    16. Meningitis
    2,983
    1.70
    37
    0.03
    17. Liver Cancer
    2,851
    1.63
    2,036
    1.49
    18. Other Injuries
    2,433
    1.39
    1,642
    1.20
    19. Hypertension
    2,231
    1.28
    1,631
    1.20
    20. Cervical Cancer
    2,161
    1.24
    342
    0.25
    21. Suicide
    1,993
    1.14
    3,150
    2.31
    22. Maternal Conditions
    1,991
    1.14
    20
    0.01
    23. Asthma
    1,979
    1.13
    455
    0.33
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,965
    1.12
    2,328
    1.71
    25. Breast Cancer
    1,937
    1.11
    3,405
    2.49
    26. Malnutrition
    1,868
    1.07
    117
    0.09
    27. Violence
    1,857
    1.06
    243
    0.18
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,615
    0.92
    1,571
    1.15
    29. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,294
    0.74
    15,588
    11.42
    30. Falls
    1,168
    0.67
    3,116
    2.28
    31. Prostate Cancer
    1,031
    0.59
    3,766
    2.76
    32. Lymphomas
    875
    0.50
    3,039
    2.23
    33. Stomach Cancer
    870
    0.50
    1,288
    0.94
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    803
    0.46
    6,209
    4.55
    35. Pertussis
    744
    0.43
    1
    0.00
    36. Drownings
    740
    0.42
    177
    0.13
    37. Fires
    729
    0.42
    55
    0.04
    38. Ovary Cancer
    698
    0.40
    1,003
    0.73
    39. Drug Use
    630
    0.36
    1,783
    1.31
    40. Poisonings
    522
    0.30
    35
    0.03
    41. Syphilis
    483
    0.28
    3
    0.00
    42. Oral Cancer
    483
    0.28
    972
    0.71
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    387
    0.22
    2,036
    1.49
    44. Encephalitis
    357
    0.20
    3
    0.00
    45. Leukemia
    340
    0.19
    2,126
    1.56
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    334
    0.19
    3,118
    2.28
    47. Epilepsy
    329
    0.19
    285
    0.21
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    321
    0.18
    276
    0.20
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    285
    0.16
    1,494
    1.09
    50. Skin Disease
    264
    0.15
    594
    0.44
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    24.53
    27
    1.78
    173
    2. Prostate Cancer
    24.21
    50
    14.71
    105
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.09
    60
    14.85
    119
    4. Liver Cancer
    17.60
    10
    4.61
    112
    5. Ovary Cancer
    8.00
    7
    4.28
    99
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.86
    121
    12.81
    43
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.41
    86
    2.80
    162
    8. Lymphomas
    5.70
    55
    6.10
    38
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    86
    2.22
    120
    10. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    68
    2.12
    101
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.61
    87
    3.26
    62
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.52
    128
    6.62
    46
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.91
    102
    2.11
    89
    14. Lung Cancers
    1.71
    177
    18.97
    58
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.57
    114
    4.76
    4
    16. Leukemia
    1.38
    163
    4.40
    52
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.