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Compare Guatemala and Belgium 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.
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    Guatemala Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   Belgium BELGIUM
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.2
    46.6
    45.9
    110
    117
    116
     
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
    1970
    51.0
    53.8
    52.4
    111
    114
    113
     
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
    1980
    55.4
    59.5
    57.4
    120
    118
    117
     
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
    1990
    59.6
    65.5
    62.5
    122
    117
    117
     
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
    2000
    64.3
    71.0
    67.7
    108
    103
    104
     
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
    2010
    67.3
    74.0
    70.7
    104
    100
    100
     
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
    2016
    70.4
    76.0
    73.2
    90
    95
    94
     
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   Belgium BELGIUM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.4
    76.0
    90
    95
     
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    Age 5
    72.5
    78.0
    86
    88
     
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 10
    72.7
    78.1
    86
    87
     
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 15
    72.8
    78.2
    84
    87
     
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 20
    73.2
    78.4
    84
    85
     
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 25
    73.8
    78.7
    83
    83
     
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 30
    74.4
    78.9
    81
    83
     
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.2
    78
    82
     
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    Age 40
    75.9
    79.5
    68
    84
     
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    Age 45
    76.8
    79.9
    64
    81
     
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    Age 50
    77.8
    80.4
    58
    79
     
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    Age 55
    79.0
    81.3
    54
    75
     
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    Age 60
    80.2
    82.3
    48
    66
     
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    Age 65
    81.7
    83.6
    48
    62
     
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    Age 70
    83.6
    85.2
    45
    59
     
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    Age 75
    85.6
    87.0
    45
    55
     
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    Age 80
    87.7
    89.0
    53
    54
     
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    Age 85
    90.5
    91.5
    59
    53
     
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   Belgium BELGIUM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    84.30
    138
     
    61.24
    168
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    70.71
    23
     
    7.22
    169
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66.66
    60
     
    24.22
    113
    4. Stroke
    41.02
    147
     
    28.25
    166
    5. Violence
    39.85
    7
     
    0.97
    164
    6. Kidney Disease
    35.03
    16
     
    8.78
    132
    7. Liver Disease
    31.71
    29
     
    7.88
    143
    8. Other Injuries
    29.72
    5
     
    8.71
    84
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.55
    64
     
    6.61
    148
    10. Lung Disease
    21.20
    101
     
    27.11
    58
    11. Stomach Cancer
    17.97
    6
     
    4.09
    127
    12. Malnutrition
    17.91
    18
     
    0.87
    110
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    17.54
    59
     
    1.50
    131
    14. Prostate Cancer
    16.66
    88
     
    15.45
    98
    15. Liver Cancer
    14.86
    20
     
    4.18
    125
    16. Alcohol
    10.60
    4
     
    2.34
    57
    17. Cervical Cancer
    10.22
    77
     
    2.10
    154
    18. HIV/AIDS
    8.74
    74
     
    0.38
    140
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    8.20
    97
     
    3.23
    162
    20. Low Birth Weight
    7.64
    87
     
    1.15
    174
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.59
    30
     
    0.99
    151
    22. Hypertension
    7.50
    137
     
    2.35
    179
    23. Birth Trauma
    7.00
    68
     
    0.65
    151
    24. Breast Cancer
    6.60
    174
     
    23.61
    20
    25. Uterin Cancer
    6.53
    5
     
    3.35
    42
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    5.36
    93
     
    6.52
    79
    27. Leukemia
    4.35
    65
     
    4.98
    30
    28. Lung Cancers
    4.14
    140
     
    32.14
    11
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.80
    158
     
    14.70
    39
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.61
    171
     
    30.62
    27
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.53
    61
     
    6.22
    9
    32. Asthma
    3.34
    99
     
    0.69
    163
    33. Tuberculosis
    3.20
    103
     
    0.33
    159
    34. Anemia
    2.81
    34
     
    0.54
    82
    35. Suicide
    2.74
    174
     
    16.49
    22
    36. Maternal Conditions
    2.54
    72
     
    0.08
    162
    37. Drownings
    2.41
    114
     
    0.53
    171
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    112
     
    7.67
    29
    39. Epilepsy
    2.37
    66
     
    1.83
    84
    40. Lymphomas
    1.90
    170
     
    6.42
    53
    41. Skin Cancers
    1.88
    67
     
    2.55
    34
    42. Drug Use
    1.85
    61
     
    1.87
    59
    43. Ovary Cancer
    1.72
    177
     
    5.75
    46
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.57
    180
     
    4.33
    127
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    125
     
    4.04
    51
    46. Meningitis
    1.48
    83
     
    0.30
    149
    47. Poisonings
    1.41
    64
     
    0.34
    146
    48. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    163
     
    3.38
    78
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.21
    77
     
    4.49
    6
    50. Syphilis
    0.93
    61
     
    0.02
    170
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   Belgium BELGIUM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,290
    10.75
     
    15,206
    16.72
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,091
    10.49
     
    6,141
    6.75
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,940
    9.00
     
    1,778
    1.95
    4. Violence
    5,917
    7.67
     
    119
    0.13
    5. Stroke
    4,118
    5.34
     
    7,155
    7.87
    6. Other Injuries
    3,881
    5.03
     
    1,986
    2.18
    7. Kidney Disease
    3,637
    4.71
     
    2,285
    2.51
    8. Liver Disease
    3,347
    4.34
     
    1,435
    1.58
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,253
    4.22
     
    800
    0.88
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,470
    3.20
     
    389
    0.43
    11. Malnutrition
    2,161
    2.80
     
    227
    0.25
    12. Lung Disease
    2,113
    2.74
     
    6,746
    7.42
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    1,820
    2.36
     
    303
    0.33
    14. Low Birth Weight
    1,802
    2.34
     
    85
    0.09
    15. Stomach Cancer
    1,794
    2.33
     
    917
    1.01
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,651
    2.14
     
    48
    0.05
    17. Liver Cancer
    1,477
    1.91
     
    926
    1.02
    18. HIV/AIDS
    1,221
    1.58
     
    51
    0.06
    19. Alcohol
    1,195
    1.55
     
    385
    0.42
    20. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    771
    1.00
     
    241
    0.26
    21. Hypertension
    736
    0.95
     
    608
    0.67
    22. Prostate Cancer
    723
    0.94
     
    1,685
    1.85
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    642
    0.83
     
    1,462
    1.61
    24. Leukemia
    609
    0.79
     
    1,114
    1.22
    25. Cervical Cancer
    569
    0.74
     
    245
    0.27
    26. Lung Cancers
    418
    0.54
     
    6,954
    7.65
    27. Suicide
    401
    0.52
     
    2,321
    2.55
    28. Maternal Conditions
    396
    0.51
     
    8
    0.01
    29. Drownings
    383
    0.50
     
    70
    0.08
    30. Tuberculosis
    382
    0.50
     
    66
    0.07
    31. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    381
    0.49
     
    3,456
    3.80
    32. Breast Cancer
    370
    0.48
     
    2,700
    2.97
    33. Other Neoplasms
    369
    0.48
     
    1,543
    1.70
    34. Uterin Cancer
    363
    0.47
     
    391
    0.43
    35. Asthma
    360
    0.47
     
    149
    0.16
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    347
    0.45
     
    8,239
    9.06
    37. Epilepsy
    344
    0.45
     
    351
    0.39
    38. Anemia
    306
    0.40
     
    142
    0.16
    39. Meningitis
    255
    0.33
     
    40
    0.04
    40. Drug Use
    244
    0.32
     
    246
    0.27
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    232
    0.30
     
    1,749
    1.92
    42. Syphilis
    210
    0.27
     
    4
    0.00
    43. Lymphomas
    206
    0.27
     
    1,477
    1.62
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    203
    0.26
     
    1,019
    1.12
    45. Poisonings
    202
    0.26
     
    58
    0.06
    46. Skin Cancers
    185
    0.24
     
    529
    0.58
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    148
    0.19
     
    849
    0.93
    48. Fires
    134
    0.17
     
    92
    0.10
    49. Oral Cancer
    130
    0.17
     
    657
    0.72
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    117
    0.15
     
    1,197
    1.32
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   Belgium BELGIUM
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    17.97
    6
     
    4.09
    127
    2. Prostate Cancer
    16.66
    88
     
    15.45
    98
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.86
    20
     
    4.18
    125
    4. Cervical Cancer
    10.22
    77
     
    2.10
    154
    5. Breast Cancer
    6.60
    174
     
    23.61
    20
    6. Uterin Cancer
    6.53
    5
     
    3.35
    42
    7. Leukemia
    4.35
    65
     
    4.98
    30
    8. Lung Cancers
    4.14
    140
     
    32.14
    11
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.80
    158
     
    14.70
    39
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    112
     
    7.67
    29
    11. Lymphomas
    1.90
    170
     
    6.42
    53
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.88
    67
     
    2.55
    34
    13. Ovary Cancer
    1.72
    177
     
    5.75
    46
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    125
     
    4.04
    51
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    163
     
    3.38
    78
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.59
    175
     
    4.34
    22
     
     
     
    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.