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Ghana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Ghana and Netherlands 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.

Netherlands
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Ghana Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
      Ghana GHANA   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
           
    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
     
    71.5
    75.4
    73.4
    1
    2
    2
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
     
    70.8
    76.5
    73.6
    4
    3
    3
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
     
    72.5
    79.2
    75.7
    4
    1
    2
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
     
    73.8
    80.1
    76.9
    10
    9
    7
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
     
    75.5
    80.6
    78.1
    14
    20
    17
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
     
    78.7
    82.7
    80.8
    13
    20
    14
    2016
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
    80.0
    83.2
    81.6
    15
    25
    17
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    80.0
    83.2
    15
    25
    Age 5
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    80.3
    83.4
    15
    27
    Age 10
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    80.3
    83.5
    15
    27
    Age 15
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    80.3
    83.5
    15
    26
    Age 20
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    80.4
    83.5
    15
    26
    Age 25
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    80.5
    83.6
    15
    26
    Age 30
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    80.6
    83.7
    15
    26
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    80.8
    83.8
    16
    26
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    80.9
    83.9
    17
    26
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    81.1
    84.1
    17
    27
    Age 50
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    81.4
    84.3
    17
    28
    Age 55
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    81.9
    84.7
    18
    29
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    82.5
    85.3
    20
    28
    Age 65
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    83.4
    86.0
    21
    27
    Age 70
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    84.6
    87.0
    25
    27
    Age 75
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    86.1
    88.1
    32
    32
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    88.0
    89.6
    41
    40
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    90.6
    91.7
    53
    47
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    160.49
    62
    42.86
    176
    2. Stroke
    145.19
    9
    22.86
    164
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    139.89
    13
    10.66
    154
    4. Tuberculosis
    70.68
    20
    0.11
    178
    5. HIV/AIDS
    66.52
    26
    0.19
    154
    6. Malaria
    48.11
    8
    0.00
    142
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    46.71
    44
    7.44
    162
    8. Liver Disease
    41.15
    17
    3.20
    177
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.59
    23
    2.58
    177
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    32.29
    51
    1.22
    131
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    30.17
    58
    32.90
    42
    12. Lung Disease
    25.55
    76
    22.24
    98
    13. Meningitis
    23.88
    17
    0.28
    152
    14. Falls
    21.66
    6
    7.30
    67
    15. Cervical Cancer
    20.65
    27
    1.76
    165
    16. Kidney Disease
    19.33
    77
    4.54
    169
    17. Prostate Cancer
    18.22
    75
    17.94
    76
    18. Low Birth Weight
    17.13
    32
    1.69
    158
    19. Other Injuries
    16.74
    20
    3.19
    170
    20. Hypertension
    16.21
    63
    2.05
    178
    21. Birth Trauma
    15.28
    30
    0.70
    151
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    15.07
    13
    3.15
    130
    23. Liver Cancer
    14.23
    22
    3.38
    152
    24. Breast Cancer
    12.73
    129
    20.46
    41
    25. Malnutrition
    12.34
    42
    0.04
    172
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    11.70
    21
    3.34
    158
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.69
    17
    3.23
    147
    28. Violence
    10.46
    45
    0.64
    174
    29. Asthma
    10.12
    53
    0.35
    179
    30. Maternal Conditions
    9.48
    42
    0.08
    164
    31. Suicide
    8.71
    96
    9.64
    81
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.54
    48
    0.34
    180
    33. Skin Disease
    6.27
    12
    0.58
    143
    34. Lymphomas
    5.54
    91
    6.96
    41
    35. Fires
    5.49
    33
    0.16
    180
    36. Drownings
    5.18
    63
    0.44
    176
    37. Schistosomiasis
    4.88
    13
    0.00
    140
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.79
    56
    0.53
    161
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.79
    158
    16.25
    23
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.56
    127
    5.96
    35
    41. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    152
    3.98
    127
    42. Hepatitis B
    2.94
    32
    0.07
    170
    43. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    101
    2.30
    124
    44. Drug Use
    2.55
    28
    0.95
    109
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.44
    80
    4.25
    10
    46. Lung Cancers
    2.43
    156
    32.61
    10
    47. Epilepsy
    2.37
    60
    1.12
    133
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.26
    116
    4.38
    39
    49. Alcohol
    2.05
    73
    1.21
    120
    50. Poisonings
    1.93
    45
    0.07
    179
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ghana GHANA   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22,173
    11.07
    4,706
    3.80
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,029
    9.00
    18,253
    14.73
    3. Stroke
    16,960
    8.47
    9,954
    8.03
    4. HIV/AIDS
    15,106
    7.54
    45
    0.04
    5. Malaria
    13,052
    6.52
    0
    0.00
    6. Tuberculosis
    10,226
    5.10
    38
    0.03
    7. Low Birth Weight
    7,932
    3.96
    171
    0.14
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,472
    3.73
    586
    0.47
    9. Birth Trauma
    7,074
    3.53
    71
    0.06
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,899
    3.44
    538
    0.43
    11. Liver Disease
    6,560
    3.27
    951
    0.77
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,693
    2.84
    3,030
    2.45
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    4,954
    2.47
    516
    0.42
    14. Meningitis
    4,924
    2.46
    79
    0.06
    15. Other Injuries
    3,738
    1.87
    1,373
    1.11
    16. Malnutrition
    3,607
    1.80
    11
    0.01
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,344
    1.67
    962
    0.78
    18. Lung Disease
    2,965
    1.48
    9,145
    7.38
    19. Kidney Disease
    2,793
    1.39
    2,058
    1.66
    20. Violence
    2,737
    1.37
    116
    0.09
    21. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,672
    1.33
    16,246
    13.11
    22. Falls
    2,671
    1.33
    3,309
    2.67
    23. Maternal Conditions
    2,548
    1.27
    11
    0.01
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,281
    1.14
    1,147
    0.93
    25. Hypertension
    1,929
    0.96
    902
    0.73
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,690
    0.84
    1,220
    0.98
    27. Cervical Cancer
    1,596
    0.80
    312
    0.25
    28. Suicide
    1,515
    0.76
    2,140
    1.73
    29. Asthma
    1,317
    0.66
    143
    0.12
    30. Drownings
    1,206
    0.60
    89
    0.07
    31. Breast Cancer
    1,130
    0.56
    3,580
    2.89
    32. Fires
    1,021
    0.51
    43
    0.03
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    943
    0.47
    142
    0.11
    34. Skin Disease
    865
    0.43
    266
    0.21
    35. Lymphomas
    831
    0.41
    2,515
    2.03
    36. Schistosomiasis
    785
    0.39
    0
    0.00
    37. Prostate Cancer
    748
    0.37
    3,099
    2.50
    38. Hepatitis B
    616
    0.31
    19
    0.02
    39. Drug Use
    542
    0.27
    198
    0.16
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    504
    0.25
    5,886
    4.75
    41. Epilepsy
    499
    0.25
    288
    0.23
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    489
    0.24
    236
    0.19
    43. Stomach Cancer
    477
    0.24
    1,396
    1.13
    44. Poisonings
    468
    0.23
    17
    0.01
    45. Oral Cancer
    381
    0.19
    759
    0.61
    46. Other Neoplasms
    374
    0.19
    1,768
    1.43
    47. Lung Cancers
    351
    0.18
    11,150
    9.00
    48. Alcohol
    349
    0.17
    336
    0.27
    49. Ovary Cancer
    305
    0.15
    1,071
    0.86
    50. Tetanus
    298
    0.15
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    20.65
    27
    1.76
    165
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.22
    75
    17.94
    76
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.23
    22
    3.38
    152
    4. Breast Cancer
    12.73
    129
    20.46
    41
    5. Lymphomas
    5.54
    91
    6.96
    41
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.79
    158
    16.25
    23
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.56
    127
    5.96
    35
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    152
    3.98
    127
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    101
    2.30
    124
    10. Lung Cancers
    2.43
    156
    32.61
    10
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    119
    3.70
    35
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.49
    153
    8.38
    17
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.19
    148
    3.03
    55
    14. Leukemia
    1.09
    174
    4.41
    57
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    133
    3.10
    22
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.50
    183
    6.16
    30
    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.