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Ghana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Ghana and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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   Liberia LIBERIA
      Ghana GHANA   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    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
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    160.10
    11
    107.18
    59
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    155.08
    44
    110.97
    100
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    144.64
    15
    124.54
    22
    4. Tuberculosis
    63.00
    20
    152.71
    2
    5. Malaria
    50.27
    6
    45.44
    9
    6. Liver Disease
    47.10
    15
    39.19
    22
    7. HIV/AIDS
    45.84
    32
    57.18
    27
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.45
    48
    37.45
    62
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    33.17
    31
    46.20
    4
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    25.76
    49
    71.13
    21
    11. Meningitis
    25.33
    14
    19.95
    20
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    21.56
    7
    8.77
    56
    13. Cervical Cancer
    21.33
    29
    24.71
    17
    14. Lung Disease
    21.09
    103
    17.35
    136
    15. Hypertension
    19.97
    53
    11.42
    105
    16. Other Injuries
    19.68
    22
    16.27
    27
    17. Kidney Disease
    19.32
    67
    18.21
    73
    18. Low Birth Weight
    17.97
    29
    15.32
    42
    19. Falls
    17.75
    11
    12.64
    30
    20. Birth Trauma
    16.94
    27
    14.24
    36
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16.47
    102
    14.02
    128
    22. Prostate Cancer
    16.11
    91
    29.02
    29
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    14.53
    17
    11.84
    43
    24. Liver Cancer
    13.58
    22
    17.11
    13
    25. Breast Cancer
    12.79
    129
    15.27
    109
    26. Asthma
    11.82
    51
    10.02
    62
    27. Malnutrition
    11.68
    38
    11.94
    36
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.61
    21
    4.17
    132
    29. Violence
    11.12
    40
    11.32
    38
    30. Maternal Conditions
    10.60
    38
    29.95
    11
    31. Suicide
    10.09
    90
    9.93
    93
    32. Skin Disease
    7.20
    5
    2.18
    78
    33. Fires
    6.99
    23
    4.85
    46
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.46
    42
    6.51
    41
    35. Lymphomas
    5.49
    82
    1.97
    166
    36. Drownings
    5.46
    69
    5.22
    72
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.12
    11
    4.48
    16
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    156
    2.87
    172
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.73
    60
    3.24
    70
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.52
    124
    3.31
    135
    41. Drug Use
    3.44
    25
    2.76
    36
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.17
    148
    3.81
    134
    43. Epilepsy
    2.85
    58
    3.78
    42
    44. Oral Cancer
    2.72
    95
    1.66
    147
    45. Lung Cancers
    2.50
    154
    1.46
    172
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.37
    18
    1.91
    32
    47. Other Neoplasms
    2.30
    109
    3.04
    79
    48. Alcohol
    1.99
    71
    1.70
    87
    49. Anemia
    1.95
    48
    1.95
    49
    50. Poisonings
    1.81
    53
    2.09
    46
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ghana GHANA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,674
    11.72
    3,891
    11.08
    2. Stroke
    19,734
    9.37
    1,979
    5.64
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,607
    8.84
    1,956
    5.57
    4. Malaria
    13,359
    6.35
    2,275
    6.48
    5. HIV/AIDS
    10,114
    4.80
    1,902
    5.42
    6. Tuberculosis
    9,830
    4.67
    3,708
    10.56
    7. Low Birth Weight
    8,224
    3.91
    1,212
    3.45
    8. Liver Disease
    7,833
    3.72
    928
    2.64
    9. Birth Trauma
    7,753
    3.68
    1,126
    3.21
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,144
    3.39
    1,585
    4.51
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,630
    3.15
    2,343
    6.67
    12. Meningitis
    6,098
    2.90
    899
    2.56
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    5,804
    2.76
    804
    2.29
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,709
    2.71
    696
    1.98
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    5,409
    2.57
    385
    1.10
    16. Other Injuries
    4,543
    2.16
    619
    1.76
    17. Malnutrition
    3,644
    1.73
    579
    1.65
    18. Kidney Disease
    3,150
    1.50
    427
    1.22
    19. Maternal Conditions
    2,762
    1.31
    1,207
    3.44
    20. Violence
    2,737
    1.30
    469
    1.34
    21. Hypertension
    2,602
    1.24
    213
    0.61
    22. Falls
    2,596
    1.23
    291
    0.83
    23. Lung Disease
    2,578
    1.22
    313
    0.89
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,140
    1.02
    401
    1.14
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,943
    0.92
    103
    0.29
    26. Suicide
    1,896
    0.90
    284
    0.81
    27. Asthma
    1,704
    0.81
    212
    0.60
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,701
    0.81
    215
    0.61
    29. Cervical Cancer
    1,633
    0.78
    287
    0.82
    30. Fires
    1,480
    0.70
    161
    0.46
    31. Drownings
    1,469
    0.70
    240
    0.68
    32. Breast Cancer
    1,123
    0.53
    196
    0.56
    33. Skin Disease
    1,054
    0.50
    49
    0.14
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    986
    0.47
    142
    0.40
    35. Lymphomas
    821
    0.39
    54
    0.15
    36. Schistosomiasis
    818
    0.39
    104
    0.30
    37. Pertussis
    756
    0.36
    181
    0.52
    38. Prostate Cancer
    727
    0.35
    203
    0.58
    39. Drug Use
    724
    0.34
    88
    0.25
    40. Epilepsy
    626
    0.30
    131
    0.37
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    564
    0.27
    72
    0.21
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    502
    0.24
    65
    0.19
    43. Hepatitis B
    494
    0.23
    55
    0.16
    44. Stomach Cancer
    487
    0.23
    82
    0.23
    45. Poisonings
    436
    0.21
    94
    0.27
    46. Tetanus
    419
    0.20
    76
    0.22
    47. Encephalitis
    411
    0.20
    69
    0.20
    48. Syphilis
    409
    0.19
    124
    0.35
    49. Anemia
    380
    0.18
    53
    0.15
    50. Other Neoplasms
    375
    0.18
    69
    0.20
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    21.33
    29
    24.71
    17
    2. Prostate Cancer
    16.11
    91
    29.02
    29
    3. Liver Cancer
    13.58
    22
    17.11
    13
    4. Breast Cancer
    12.79
    129
    15.27
    109
    5. Lymphomas
    5.49
    82
    1.97
    166
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    156
    2.87
    172
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.52
    124
    3.31
    135
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.17
    148
    3.81
    134
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.72
    95
    1.66
    147
    10. Lung Cancers
    2.50
    154
    1.46
    172
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.63
    109
    0.87
    163
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.48
    145
    1.51
    142
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    142
    1.77
    106
    14. Leukemia
    1.12
    166
    1.04
    170
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    119
    1.22
    105
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.50
    178
    0.84
    159
    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.