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Ghana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Ghana and New Zealand 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.

New Zealand
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 Macedonia 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 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   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
      Ghana GHANA   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
           
    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
     
    68.7
    73.9
    71.2
    6
    9
    7
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
     
    68.2
    74.5
    71.3
    18
    16
    14
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
     
    70.0
    75.8
    72.8
    21
    21
    22
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
     
    72.5
    78.4
    75.4
    21
    22
    20
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
     
    75.9
    81.2
    78.6
    10
    11
    11
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
     
    79.0
    82.8
    80.9
    9
    18
    13
    2016
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
    80.5
    84.0
    82.2
    10
    17
    15
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    80.5
    84.0
    10
    17
    Age 5
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    80.9
    84.3
    7
    16
    Age 10
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    81.0
    84.4
    7
    16
    Age 15
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    81.0
    84.4
    7
    16
    Age 20
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    81.2
    84.5
    6
    15
    Age 25
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    81.5
    84.6
    5
    14
    Age 30
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    81.7
    84.7
    5
    12
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    81.9
    84.9
    5
    12
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    82.1
    85.0
    5
    12
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    82.5
    85.3
    4
    12
    Age 50
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    82.9
    85.6
    3
    11
    Age 55
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    83.4
    86.0
    3
    10
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    84.1
    86.4
    3
    10
    Age 65
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    84.9
    87.1
    4
    10
    Age 70
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    85.9
    87.8
    4
    10
    Age 75
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    87.4
    88.9
    4
    10
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    89.2
    90.3
    6
    15
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    91.5
    92.2
    14
    24
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    160.10
    11
    31.78
    160
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    155.08
    44
    72.29
    156
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    144.64
    15
    10.98
    162
    4. Tuberculosis
    63.00
    20
    0.21
    171
    5. Malaria
    50.27
    6
    0.00
    143
    6. Liver Disease
    47.10
    15
    2.55
    177
    7. HIV/AIDS
    45.84
    32
    0.22
    148
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.45
    48
    11.46
    150
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    33.17
    31
    5.74
    158
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    25.76
    49
    1.15
    141
    11. Meningitis
    25.33
    14
    0.37
    143
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    21.56
    7
    4.18
    111
    13. Cervical Cancer
    21.33
    29
    1.74
    167
    14. Lung Disease
    21.09
    103
    21.88
    96
    15. Hypertension
    19.97
    53
    2.60
    174
    16. Other Injuries
    19.68
    22
    3.23
    175
    17. Kidney Disease
    19.32
    67
    4.05
    179
    18. Low Birth Weight
    17.97
    29
    2.49
    150
    19. Falls
    17.75
    11
    7.27
    64
    20. Birth Trauma
    16.94
    27
    0.74
    145
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16.47
    102
    25.07
    41
    22. Prostate Cancer
    16.11
    91
    17.52
    78
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    14.53
    17
    4.32
    143
    24. Liver Cancer
    13.58
    22
    3.21
    153
    25. Breast Cancer
    12.79
    129
    19.62
    57
    26. Asthma
    11.82
    51
    1.00
    144
    27. Malnutrition
    11.68
    38
    0.15
    149
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.61
    21
    3.85
    137
    29. Violence
    11.12
    40
    1.14
    159
    30. Maternal Conditions
    10.60
    38
    0.17
    140
    31. Suicide
    10.09
    90
    12.40
    52
    32. Skin Disease
    7.20
    5
    1.26
    106
    33. Fires
    6.99
    23
    0.33
    168
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.46
    42
    1.00
    150
    35. Lymphomas
    5.49
    82
    6.91
    39
    36. Drownings
    5.46
    69
    1.42
    141
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.12
    11
    0.00
    137
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    156
    17.75
    16
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.73
    60
    1.71
    98
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.52
    124
    5.35
    58
    41. Drug Use
    3.44
    25
    1.69
    67
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.17
    148
    4.34
    119
    43. Epilepsy
    2.85
    58
    1.26
    128
    44. Oral Cancer
    2.72
    95
    1.66
    145
    45. Lung Cancers
    2.50
    154
    22.37
    50
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.37
    18
    0.20
    137
    47. Other Neoplasms
    2.30
    109
    2.56
    98
    48. Alcohol
    1.99
    71
    0.82
    135
    49. Anemia
    1.95
    48
    0.24
    99
    50. Poisonings
    1.81
    53
    0.29
    159
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ghana GHANA   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,674
    11.72
    863
    3.30
    2. Stroke
    19,734
    9.37
    2,543
    9.71
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,607
    8.84
    5,719
    21.84
    4. Malaria
    13,359
    6.35
    0
    0.00
    5. HIV/AIDS
    10,114
    4.80
    11
    0.04
    6. Tuberculosis
    9,830
    4.67
    15
    0.06
    7. Low Birth Weight
    8,224
    3.91
    87
    0.33
    8. Liver Disease
    7,833
    3.72
    167
    0.64
    9. Birth Trauma
    7,753
    3.68
    26
    0.10
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,144
    3.39
    274
    1.05
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,630
    3.15
    90
    0.34
    12. Meningitis
    6,098
    2.90
    18
    0.07
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    5,804
    2.76
    183
    0.70
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,709
    2.71
    870
    3.32
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    5,409
    2.57
    279
    1.07
    16. Other Injuries
    4,543
    2.16
    188
    0.72
    17. Malnutrition
    3,644
    1.73
    12
    0.05
    18. Kidney Disease
    3,150
    1.50
    322
    1.23
    19. Maternal Conditions
    2,762
    1.31
    7
    0.03
    20. Violence
    2,737
    1.30
    52
    0.20
    21. Hypertension
    2,602
    1.24
    208
    0.79
    22. Falls
    2,596
    1.23
    569
    2.17
    23. Lung Disease
    2,578
    1.22
    1,763
    6.73
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,140
    1.02
    227
    0.87
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,943
    0.92
    244
    0.93
    26. Suicide
    1,896
    0.90
    570
    2.18
    27. Asthma
    1,704
    0.81
    67
    0.26
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,701
    0.81
    2,090
    7.98
    29. Cervical Cancer
    1,633
    0.78
    63
    0.24
    30. Fires
    1,480
    0.70
    17
    0.06
    31. Drownings
    1,469
    0.70
    64
    0.24
    32. Breast Cancer
    1,123
    0.53
    693
    2.65
    33. Skin Disease
    1,054
    0.50
    99
    0.38
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    986
    0.47
    80
    0.31
    35. Lymphomas
    821
    0.39
    520
    1.99
    36. Schistosomiasis
    818
    0.39
    0
    0.00
    37. Pertussis
    756
    0.36
    0
    0.00
    38. Prostate Cancer
    727
    0.35
    652
    2.49
    39. Drug Use
    724
    0.34
    78
    0.30
    40. Epilepsy
    626
    0.30
    64
    0.24
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    564
    0.27
    117
    0.45
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    502
    0.24
    1,347
    5.14
    43. Hepatitis B
    494
    0.23
    13
    0.05
    44. Stomach Cancer
    487
    0.23
    308
    1.18
    45. Poisonings
    436
    0.21
    14
    0.05
    46. Tetanus
    419
    0.20
    0
    0.00
    47. Encephalitis
    411
    0.20
    9
    0.03
    48. Syphilis
    409
    0.19
    1
    0.00
    49. Anemia
    380
    0.18
    20
    0.08
    50. Other Neoplasms
    375
    0.18
    201
    0.77
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    21.33
    29
    1.74
    167
    2. Prostate Cancer
    16.11
    91
    17.52
    78
    3. Liver Cancer
    13.58
    22
    3.21
    153
    4. Breast Cancer
    12.79
    129
    19.62
    57
    5. Lymphomas
    5.49
    82
    6.91
    39
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    156
    17.75
    16
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.52
    124
    5.35
    58
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.17
    148
    4.34
    119
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.72
    95
    1.66
    145
    10. Lung Cancers
    2.50
    154
    22.37
    50
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.63
    109
    2.66
    68
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.48
    145
    5.97
    53
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    142
    3.17
    47
    14. Leukemia
    1.12
    166
    4.78
    39
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    119
    7.17
    1
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.50
    178
    3.35
    70
    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.