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Guyana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Guyana and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Guyana Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Guyana GUYANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    54.8
    57.9
    56.3
    71
    75
    73
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2016
    63.6
    69.0
    66.2
    140
    130
    135
     
    81.0
    84.8
    82.9
    3
    8
    6
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    69.0
    140
    130
    81.0
    84.8
    3
    8
    Age 5
    65.9
    71.0
    154
    140
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    8
    Age 10
    66.1
    71.2
    159
    141
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    7
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    159
    144
    81.4
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 20
    66.7
    71.6
    162
    147
    81.6
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 25
    67.5
    72.0
    161
    147
    81.7
    85.3
    2
    7
    Age 30
    68.1
    72.3
    164
    150
    81.9
    85.4
    2
    8
    Age 35
    68.9
    72.8
    164
    152
    82.1
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    69.8
    73.4
    168
    155
    82.4
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 45
    70.9
    74.2
    168
    157
    82.7
    85.8
    1
    6
    Age 50
    72.4
    75.1
    163
    158
    83.1
    86.1
    1
    6
    Age 55
    73.8
    76.4
    162
    156
    83.6
    86.5
    1
    7
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.8
    148
    151
    84.3
    86.9
    1
    7
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    145
    154
    85.1
    87.5
    1
    6
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.3
    129
    139
    86.2
    88.2
    3
    6
    Age 75
    82.7
    82.9
    132
    162
    87.5
    89.1
    3
    6
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.1
    140
    170
    89.3
    90.5
    5
    10
    Age 85
    89.0
    88.6
    138
    170
    91.6
    92.4
    10
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    207.86
    24
    54.11
    173
    2. Stroke
    140.94
    19
    24.06
    177
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    98.82
    8
    10.59
    152
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56.31
    68
    9.68
    169
    5. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
    17.14
    83
    6. Hypertension
    43.24
    3
    2.78
    170
    7. Suicide
    30.33
    2
    10.52
    84
    8. HIV/AIDS
    28.95
    41
    0.21
    150
    9. Lung Disease
    25.70
    69
    18.79
    121
    10. Kidney Disease
    23.71
    45
    5.95
    163
    11. Liver Disease
    23.25
    60
    4.34
    169
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    22.92
    6
    5.53
    91
    13. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
    1.88
    162
    14. Other Injuries
    22.16
    10
    4.41
    156
    15. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
    16.54
    93
    16. Violence
    20.04
    18
    0.92
    166
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.68
    39
    1.29
    172
    18. Tuberculosis
    16.15
    62
    0.11
    180
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.88
    101
    4.94
    162
    20. Drownings
    15.23
    4
    0.82
    160
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12.62
    62
    0.61
    154
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    41
    2.98
    166
    23. Anemia
    11.32
    15
    0.36
    91
    24. Birth Trauma
    11.15
    49
    0.68
    149
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.74
    29
    3.80
    140
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
    14.46
    44
    27. Malnutrition
    6.91
    50
    0.22
    142
    28. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
    2.03
    87
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.32
    46
    0.66
    167
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
    4.85
    75
    31. Asthma
    4.43
    91
    1.21
    137
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
    20.95
    56
    33. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
    4.24
    124
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.88
    48
    2.95
    82
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
    6.49
    47
    36. Epilepsy
    3.13
    53
    1.00
    148
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
    3.35
    143
    38. Malaria
    3.06
    44
    0.01
    75
    39. Alcohol
    3.05
    33
    1.20
    116
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.97
    173
    29.61
    28
    41. Fires
    2.94
    70
    0.22
    176
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2.88
    64
    0.09
    159
    43. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
    4.68
    43
    44. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
    6.82
    43
    45. Falls
    2.08
    168
    5.29
    89
    46. Encephalitis
    1.92
    17
    0.12
    178
    47. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
    2.31
    112
    48. Drug Use
    1.59
    70
    4.30
    14
    49. Meningitis
    1.48
    84
    0.13
    176
    50. Syphilis
    1.23
    51
    0.03
    154
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Guyana GUYANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,090
    18.90
    23,153
    17.96
    2. Stroke
    711
    12.33
    10,516
    8.16
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    540
    9.36
    4,484
    3.48
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    306
    5.31
    4,151
    3.22
    5. Hypertension
    225
    3.90
    1,227
    0.95
    6. Suicide
    222
    3.85
    2,819
    2.19
    7. HIV/AIDS
    212
    3.68
    63
    0.05
    8. Liver Disease
    154
    2.67
    1,434
    1.11
    9. Other Injuries
    144
    2.50
    1,675
    1.30
    10. Violence
    144
    2.50
    224
    0.17
    11. Kidney Disease
    136
    2.36
    2,594
    2.01
    12. Low Birth Weight
    126
    2.18
    226
    0.18
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    126
    2.18
    2,174
    1.69
    14. Lung Disease
    126
    2.18
    8,180
    6.35
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    2.05
    1,295
    1.00
    16. Drownings
    113
    1.96
    205
    0.16
    17. Tuberculosis
    105
    1.82
    44
    0.03
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    1.58
    659
    0.51
    19. Prostate Cancer
    89
    1.54
    3,488
    2.71
    20. Birth Trauma
    84
    1.46
    119
    0.09
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82
    1.42
    262
    0.20
    22. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.23
    369
    0.29
    23. Breast Cancer
    68
    1.18
    3,235
    2.51
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    66
    1.14
    1,421
    1.10
    25. Anemia
    62
    1.08
    163
    0.13
    26. Malnutrition
    40
    0.69
    90
    0.07
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.64
    5,847
    4.54
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    35
    0.61
    277
    0.21
    29. Asthma
    26
    0.45
    457
    0.35
    30. Lung Cancers
    24
    0.42
    8,461
    6.56
    31. Other Neoplasms
    24
    0.42
    1,216
    0.94
    32. Malaria
    23
    0.40
    1
    0.00
    33. Liver Cancer
    23
    0.40
    1,644
    1.28
    34. Maternal Conditions
    21
    0.36
    19
    0.01
    35. Alcohol
    21
    0.36
    388
    0.30
    36. Epilepsy
    21
    0.36
    299
    0.23
    37. Fires
    21
    0.36
    64
    0.05
    38. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.35
    398
    0.31
    39. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.35
    989
    0.77
    40. Leukemia
    20
    0.35
    1,882
    1.46
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    18
    0.31
    2,630
    2.04
    42. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.28
    1,325
    1.03
    43. Lymphomas
    16
    0.28
    2,808
    2.18
    44. Encephalitis
    14
    0.24
    38
    0.03
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.23
    13,446
    10.43
    46. Falls
    13
    0.23
    2,282
    1.77
    47. Meningitis
    11
    0.19
    33
    0.03
    48. Oral Cancer
    11
    0.19
    879
    0.68
    49. Drug Use
    11
    0.19
    1,076
    0.83
    50. Syphilis
    9
    0.16
    9
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
    17.14
    83
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
    1.88
    162
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
    16.54
    93
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
    14.46
    44
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
    2.03
    87
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
    4.85
    75
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
    20.95
    56
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
    4.24
    124
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
    6.49
    47
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
    3.35
    143
    11. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
    4.68
    43
    12. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
    6.82
    43
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
    2.31
    112
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.78
    161
    3.46
    65
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.57
    177
    2.73
    66
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.00
    183
    6.04
    2
    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.