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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 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
Ghana Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Iran IRAN
      Ghana GHANA   Iran IRAN
           
    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
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    160.49
    62
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    145.19
    9
    59.62
    110
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    139.89
    13
    17.35
    127
    4. Tuberculosis
    70.68
    20
    1.45
    121
    5. HIV/AIDS
    66.52
    26
    4.82
    89
    6. Malaria
    48.11
    8
    0.00
    117
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    46.71
    44
    27.47
    99
    8. Liver Disease
    41.15
    17
    7.18
    152
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.59
    23
    29.37
    42
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    32.29
    51
    2.82
    96
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    30.17
    58
    41.62
    13
    12. Lung Disease
    25.55
    76
    19.85
    115
    13. Meningitis
    23.88
    17
    1.10
    92
    14. Falls
    21.66
    6
    3.65
    122
    15. Cervical Cancer
    20.65
    27
    1.19
    177
    16. Kidney Disease
    19.33
    77
    18.83
    80
    17. Prostate Cancer
    18.22
    75
    9.72
    140
    18. Low Birth Weight
    17.13
    32
    6.03
    97
    19. Other Injuries
    16.74
    20
    3.66
    161
    20. Hypertension
    16.21
    63
    37.49
    8
    21. Birth Trauma
    15.28
    30
    3.44
    83
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    15.07
    13
    2.80
    141
    23. Liver Cancer
    14.23
    22
    2.98
    164
    24. Breast Cancer
    12.73
    129
    10.81
    147
    25. Malnutrition
    12.34
    42
    0.40
    125
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    11.70
    21
    5.28
    128
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.69
    17
    3.24
    146
    28. Violence
    10.46
    45
    4.25
    108
    29. Asthma
    10.12
    53
    5.75
    75
    30. Maternal Conditions
    9.48
    42
    0.24
    133
    31. Suicide
    8.71
    96
    4.02
    155
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.54
    48
    2.85
    97
    33. Skin Disease
    6.27
    12
    0.90
    125
    34. Lymphomas
    5.54
    91
    6.33
    56
    35. Fires
    5.49
    33
    2.13
    75
    36. Drownings
    5.18
    63
    1.00
    152
    37. Schistosomiasis
    4.88
    13
    0.00
    114
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.79
    56
    1.56
    102
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.79
    158
    8.48
    86
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.56
    127
    4.00
    112
    41. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    152
    15.44
    16
    42. Hepatitis B
    2.94
    32
    0.95
    58
    43. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    101
    1.53
    170
    44. Drug Use
    2.55
    28
    2.68
    26
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.44
    80
    4.39
    8
    46. Lung Cancers
    2.43
    156
    8.60
    109
    47. Epilepsy
    2.37
    60
    0.73
    165
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.26
    116
    1.21
    149
    49. Alcohol
    2.05
    73
    0.16
    182
    50. Poisonings
    1.93
    45
    1.27
    58
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ghana GHANA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22,173
    11.07
    10,064
    3.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,029
    9.00
    96,169
    28.62
    3. Stroke
    16,960
    8.47
    31,283
    9.31
    4. HIV/AIDS
    15,106
    7.54
    4,040
    1.20
    5. Malaria
    13,052
    6.52
    0
    0.00
    6. Tuberculosis
    10,226
    5.10
    855
    0.25
    7. Low Birth Weight
    7,932
    3.96
    4,663
    1.39
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,472
    3.73
    21,831
    6.50
    9. Birth Trauma
    7,074
    3.53
    2,662
    0.79
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,899
    3.44
    1,767
    0.53
    11. Liver Disease
    6,560
    3.27
    4,108
    1.22
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,693
    2.84
    14,842
    4.42
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    4,954
    2.47
    4,090
    1.22
    14. Meningitis
    4,924
    2.46
    694
    0.21
    15. Other Injuries
    3,738
    1.87
    2,573
    0.77
    16. Malnutrition
    3,607
    1.80
    220
    0.07
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,344
    1.67
    1,686
    0.50
    18. Lung Disease
    2,965
    1.48
    10,378
    3.09
    19. Kidney Disease
    2,793
    1.39
    10,143
    3.02
    20. Violence
    2,737
    1.37
    3,613
    1.08
    21. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,672
    1.33
    20,494
    6.10
    22. Falls
    2,671
    1.33
    2,206
    0.66
    23. Maternal Conditions
    2,548
    1.27
    225
    0.07
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,281
    1.14
    1,720
    0.51
    25. Hypertension
    1,929
    0.96
    19,428
    5.78
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,690
    0.84
    1,822
    0.54
    27. Cervical Cancer
    1,596
    0.80
    365
    0.11
    28. Suicide
    1,515
    0.76
    3,259
    0.97
    29. Asthma
    1,317
    0.66
    3,077
    0.92
    30. Drownings
    1,206
    0.60
    778
    0.23
    31. Breast Cancer
    1,130
    0.56
    3,635
    1.08
    32. Fires
    1,021
    0.51
    1,506
    0.45
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    943
    0.47
    1,517
    0.45
    34. Skin Disease
    865
    0.43
    470
    0.14
    35. Lymphomas
    831
    0.41
    3,887
    1.16
    36. Schistosomiasis
    785
    0.39
    0
    0.00
    37. Prostate Cancer
    748
    0.37
    2,542
    0.76
    38. Hepatitis B
    616
    0.31
    590
    0.18
    39. Drug Use
    542
    0.27
    2,136
    0.64
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    504
    0.25
    5,165
    1.54
    41. Epilepsy
    499
    0.25
    529
    0.16
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    489
    0.24
    867
    0.26
    43. Stomach Cancer
    477
    0.24
    8,640
    2.57
    44. Poisonings
    468
    0.23
    960
    0.29
    45. Oral Cancer
    381
    0.19
    954
    0.28
    46. Other Neoplasms
    374
    0.19
    766
    0.23
    47. Lung Cancers
    351
    0.18
    4,977
    1.48
    48. Alcohol
    349
    0.17
    110
    0.03
    49. Ovary Cancer
    305
    0.15
    1,256
    0.37
    50. Tetanus
    298
    0.15
    31
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    20.65
    27
    1.19
    177
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.22
    75
    9.72
    140
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.23
    22
    2.98
    164
    4. Breast Cancer
    12.73
    129
    10.81
    147
    5. Lymphomas
    5.54
    91
    6.33
    56
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.79
    158
    8.48
    86
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.56
    127
    4.00
    112
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    152
    15.44
    16
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    101
    1.53
    170
    10. Lung Cancers
    2.43
    156
    8.60
    109
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    119
    4.84
    13
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.49
    153
    2.28
    124
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.19
    148
    0.83
    171
    14. Leukemia
    1.09
    174
    5.13
    24
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    133
    0.74
    150
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.50
    183
    8.62
    22
    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.