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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

Compare Guyana and Afghanistan 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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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.8
    57.9
    56.3
    71
    75
    73
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    63.6
    69.0
    66.2
    140
    130
    135
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    69.0
    140
    130
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    65.9
    71.0
    154
    140
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    66.1
    71.2
    159
    141
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    159
    144
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    66.7
    71.6
    162
    147
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    67.5
    72.0
    161
    147
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    68.1
    72.3
    164
    150
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    68.9
    72.8
    164
    152
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    69.8
    73.4
    168
    155
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    70.9
    74.2
    168
    157
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    72.4
    75.1
    163
    158
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    73.8
    76.4
    162
    156
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.8
    148
    151
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    145
    154
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.3
    129
    139
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    82.7
    82.9
    132
    162
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.1
    140
    170
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.0
    88.6
    138
    170
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    207.86
    24
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    140.94
    19
     
    154.41
    14
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    98.82
    8
     
    23.82
    106
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56.31
    68
     
    64.21
    61
    5. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
     
    5.09
    162
    6. Hypertension
    43.24
    3
     
    16.62
    65
    7. Suicide
    30.33
    2
     
    6.92
    129
    8. HIV/AIDS
    28.95
    41
     
    1.55
    113
    9. Lung Disease
    25.70
    69
     
    37.62
    27
    10. Kidney Disease
    23.71
    45
     
    32.37
    21
    11. Liver Disease
    23.25
    60
     
    24.85
    55
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    22.92
    6
     
    7.56
    66
    13. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
     
    7.51
    97
    14. Other Injuries
    22.16
    10
     
    38.08
    1
    15. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
     
    25.76
    15
    16. Violence
    20.04
    18
     
    8.34
    68
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.68
    39
     
    24.58
    13
    18. Tuberculosis
    16.15
    62
     
    83.56
    13
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.88
    101
     
    18.73
    90
    20. Drownings
    15.23
    4
     
    11.89
    14
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12.62
    62
     
    22.93
    53
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    41
     
    12.02
    40
    23. Anemia
    11.32
    15
     
    0.06
    130
    24. Birth Trauma
    11.15
    49
     
    18.51
    18
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.74
    29
     
    7.38
    59
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
     
    5.27
    129
    27. Malnutrition
    6.91
    50
     
    3.63
    71
    28. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
     
    4.62
    21
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.32
    46
     
    7.66
    29
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
     
    4.12
    94
    31. Asthma
    4.43
    91
     
    19.26
    17
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
     
    7.75
    114
    33. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
     
    6.08
    76
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.88
    48
     
    6.98
    7
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
     
    1.54
    141
    36. Epilepsy
    3.13
    53
     
    3.57
    46
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
     
    14.79
    22
    38. Malaria
    3.06
    44
     
    0.69
    54
    39. Alcohol
    3.05
    33
     
    0.83
    134
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.97
    173
     
    24.53
    43
    41. Fires
    2.94
    70
     
    1.98
    80
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2.88
    64
     
    15.69
    24
    43. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
     
    2.75
    129
    44. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
     
    6.62
    49
    45. Falls
    2.08
    168
     
    13.44
    24
    46. Encephalitis
    1.92
    17
     
    0.64
    88
    47. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
     
    8.53
    9
    48. Drug Use
    1.59
    70
     
    0.61
    146
    49. Meningitis
    1.48
    84
     
    7.94
    40
    50. Syphilis
    1.23
    51
     
    1.75
    41
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,090
    18.90
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    711
    12.33
     
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    540
    9.36
     
    3,042
    1.30
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    306
    5.31
     
    23,770
    10.16
    5. Hypertension
    225
    3.90
     
    1,832
    0.78
    6. Suicide
    222
    3.85
     
    1,796
    0.77
    7. HIV/AIDS
    212
    3.68
     
    348
    0.15
    8. Liver Disease
    154
    2.67
     
    3,804
    1.63
    9. Other Injuries
    144
    2.50
     
    12,476
    5.33
    10. Violence
    144
    2.50
     
    2,272
    0.97
    11. Kidney Disease
    136
    2.36
     
    4,677
    2.00
    12. Low Birth Weight
    126
    2.18
     
    13,733
    5.87
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    126
    2.18
     
    2,449
    1.05
    14. Lung Disease
    126
    2.18
     
    4,406
    1.88
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    2.05
     
    4,938
    2.11
    16. Drownings
    113
    1.96
     
    4,649
    1.99
    17. Tuberculosis
    105
    1.82
     
    13,325
    5.69
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    1.58
     
    6,096
    2.60
    19. Prostate Cancer
    89
    1.54
     
    222
    0.09
    20. Birth Trauma
    84
    1.46
     
    10,342
    4.42
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82
    1.42
     
    12,146
    5.19
    22. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.23
     
    602
    0.26
    23. Breast Cancer
    68
    1.18
     
    2,008
    0.86
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    66
    1.14
     
    1,164
    0.50
    25. Anemia
    62
    1.08
     
    15
    0.01
    26. Malnutrition
    40
    0.69
     
    1,598
    0.68
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.64
     
    824
    0.35
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    35
    0.61
     
    1,163
    0.50
    29. Asthma
    26
    0.45
     
    2,874
    1.23
    30. Lung Cancers
    24
    0.42
     
    1,058
    0.45
    31. Other Neoplasms
    24
    0.42
     
    1,076
    0.46
    32. Malaria
    23
    0.40
     
    187
    0.08
    33. Liver Cancer
    23
    0.40
     
    793
    0.34
    34. Maternal Conditions
    21
    0.36
     
    4,486
    1.92
    35. Alcohol
    21
    0.36
     
    159
    0.07
    36. Epilepsy
    21
    0.36
     
    1,239
    0.53
    37. Fires
    21
    0.36
     
    587
    0.25
    38. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    333
    0.14
    39. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    310
    0.13
    40. Leukemia
    20
    0.35
     
    796
    0.34
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    18
    0.31
     
    193
    0.08
    42. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.28
     
    1,853
    0.79
    43. Lymphomas
    16
    0.28
     
    1,283
    0.55
    44. Encephalitis
    14
    0.24
     
    187
    0.08
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.23
     
    2,076
    0.89
    46. Falls
    13
    0.23
     
    4,299
    1.84
    47. Meningitis
    11
    0.19
     
    3,551
    1.52
    48. Oral Cancer
    11
    0.19
     
    1,202
    0.51
    49. Drug Use
    11
    0.19
     
    127
    0.05
    50. Syphilis
    9
    0.16
     
    916
    0.39
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
     
    5.09
    162
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
     
    7.51
    97
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
     
    25.76
    15
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
     
    5.27
    129
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
     
    4.62
    21
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
     
    4.12
    94
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
     
    7.75
    114
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
     
    6.08
    76
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
     
    1.54
    141
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
     
    14.79
    22
    11. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
     
    2.75
    129
    12. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
     
    6.62
    49
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
     
    8.53
    9
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.78
    161
     
    10.76
    14
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.57
    177
     
    3.06
    56
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.00
    183
     
    1.54
    88
     
     
     
    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.