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Ghana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Ghana and South Sudan 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.

South Sudan
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   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Ghana GHANA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
           
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
     
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
    2010
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
     
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
    2016
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
    Age 5
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
    Age 10
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
    Age 15
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
    Age 20
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
    Age 25
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
    Age 30
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
    Age 35
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
    Age 40
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
    Age 50
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
    Age 55
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
    Age 60
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
    Age 65
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
    Age 70
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
    Age 75
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    160.49
    62
    102.15
    122
    2. Stroke
    145.19
    9
    79.41
    81
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    139.89
    13
    117.11
    21
    4. Tuberculosis
    70.68
    20
    40.46
    39
    5. HIV/AIDS
    66.52
    26
    148.57
    14
    6. Malaria
    48.11
    8
    45.14
    11
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    46.71
    44
    31.04
    85
    8. Liver Disease
    41.15
    17
    21.73
    65
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.59
    23
    39.81
    16
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    32.29
    51
    126.22
    9
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.17
    58
    22.52
    103
    12. Lung Disease
    25.55
    76
    22.66
    92
    13. Meningitis
    23.88
    17
    27.10
    11
    14. Falls
    21.66
    6
    14.21
    34
    15. Cervical Cancer
    20.65
    27
    24.00
    18
    16. Kidney Disease
    19.33
    77
    9.90
    133
    17. Prostate Cancer
    18.22
    75
    32.04
    29
    18. Low Birth Weight
    17.13
    32
    23.08
    18
    19. Other Injuries
    16.74
    20
    14.05
    33
    20. Hypertension
    16.21
    63
    18.77
    48
    21. Birth Trauma
    15.28
    30
    26.75
    3
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    15.07
    13
    5.89
    71
    23. Liver Cancer
    14.23
    22
    7.02
    62
    24. Breast Cancer
    12.73
    129
    21.00
    35
    25. Malnutrition
    12.34
    42
    31.07
    8
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    11.70
    21
    9.90
    39
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.69
    17
    4.77
    108
    28. Violence
    10.46
    45
    5.72
    87
    29. Asthma
    10.12
    53
    10.31
    52
    30. Maternal Conditions
    9.48
    42
    30.45
    11
    31. Suicide
    8.71
    96
    6.07
    133
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.54
    48
    9.63
    19
    33. Skin Disease
    6.27
    12
    3.76
    57
    34. Lymphomas
    5.54
    91
    7.40
    30
    35. Fires
    5.49
    33
    7.47
    10
    36. Drownings
    5.18
    63
    6.25
    45
    37. Schistosomiasis
    4.88
    13
    3.23
    23
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.79
    56
    3.22
    64
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.79
    158
    6.64
    109
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.56
    127
    6.25
    25
    41. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    152
    5.85
    83
    42. Hepatitis B
    2.94
    32
    3.23
    26
    43. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    101
    5.64
    38
    44. Drug Use
    2.55
    28
    0.26
    176
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    2.44
    80
    1.22
    165
    46. Lung Cancers
    2.43
    156
    2.51
    154
    47. Epilepsy
    2.37
    60
    3.20
    32
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.26
    116
    0.00
    183
    49. Alcohol
    2.05
    73
    1.53
    100
    50. Poisonings
    1.93
    45
    3.86
    6
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ghana GHANA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22,173
    11.07
    12,682
    11.49
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,029
    9.00
    5,020
    4.55
    3. Stroke
    16,960
    8.47
    4,132
    3.74
    4. HIV/AIDS
    15,106
    7.54
    13,189
    11.95
    5. Malaria
    13,052
    6.52
    5,238
    4.75
    6. Tuberculosis
    10,226
    5.10
    2,874
    2.60
    7. Low Birth Weight
    7,932
    3.96
    5,035
    4.56
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,472
    3.73
    3,829
    3.47
    9. Birth Trauma
    7,074
    3.53
    5,835
    5.29
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,899
    3.44
    10,454
    9.47
    11. Liver Disease
    6,560
    3.27
    1,393
    1.26
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,693
    2.84
    1,634
    1.48
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    4,954
    2.47
    2,134
    1.93
    14. Meningitis
    4,924
    2.46
    2,970
    2.69
    15. Other Injuries
    3,738
    1.87
    1,418
    1.29
    16. Malnutrition
    3,607
    1.80
    2,680
    2.43
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,344
    1.67
    555
    0.50
    18. Lung Disease
    2,965
    1.48
    1,106
    1.00
    19. Kidney Disease
    2,793
    1.39
    593
    0.54
    20. Violence
    2,737
    1.37
    619
    0.56
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,672
    1.33
    815
    0.74
    22. Falls
    2,671
    1.33
    811
    0.74
    23. Maternal Conditions
    2,548
    1.27
    3,297
    2.99
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,281
    1.14
    444
    0.40
    25. Hypertension
    1,929
    0.96
    898
    0.81
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,690
    0.84
    318
    0.29
    27. Cervical Cancer
    1,596
    0.80
    777
    0.70
    28. Suicide
    1,515
    0.76
    458
    0.42
    29. Asthma
    1,317
    0.66
    657
    0.60
    30. Drownings
    1,206
    0.60
    763
    0.69
    31. Breast Cancer
    1,130
    0.56
    714
    0.65
    32. Fires
    1,021
    0.51
    700
    0.63
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    943
    0.47
    543
    0.49
    34. Skin Disease
    865
    0.43
    252
    0.23
    35. Lymphomas
    831
    0.41
    507
    0.46
    36. Schistosomiasis
    785
    0.39
    228
    0.21
    37. Prostate Cancer
    748
    0.37
    679
    0.62
    38. Hepatitis B
    616
    0.31
    249
    0.23
    39. Drug Use
    542
    0.27
    20
    0.02
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    504
    0.25
    400
    0.36
    41. Epilepsy
    499
    0.25
    332
    0.30
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    489
    0.24
    208
    0.19
    43. Stomach Cancer
    477
    0.24
    332
    0.30
    44. Poisonings
    468
    0.23
    488
    0.44
    45. Oral Cancer
    381
    0.19
    342
    0.31
    46. Other Neoplasms
    374
    0.19
    0
    0.00
    47. Lung Cancers
    351
    0.18
    148
    0.13
    48. Alcohol
    349
    0.17
    98
    0.09
    49. Ovary Cancer
    305
    0.15
    203
    0.18
    50. Tetanus
    298
    0.15
    1,907
    1.73
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ghana GHANA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    20.65
    27
    24.00
    18
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.22
    75
    32.04
    29
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.23
    22
    7.02
    62
    4. Breast Cancer
    12.73
    129
    21.00
    35
    5. Lymphomas
    5.54
    91
    7.40
    30
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.79
    158
    6.64
    109
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.56
    127
    6.25
    25
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.10
    152
    5.85
    83
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.84
    101
    5.64
    38
    10. Lung Cancers
    2.43
    156
    2.51
    154
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    119
    1.65
    116
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.49
    153
    1.95
    133
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.19
    148
    1.99
    97
    14. Leukemia
    1.09
    174
    4.61
    45
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    133
    1.31
    113
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.50
    183
    11.32
    11
    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.