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Guyana
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Guyana and Sri Lanka 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.

Sri Lanka
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Guyana Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    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
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    63.6
    69.0
    66.2
    140
    130
    135
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    69.0
    140
    130
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    65.9
    71.0
    154
    140
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    66.1
    71.2
    159
    141
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    159
    144
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    66.7
    71.6
    162
    147
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    67.5
    72.0
    161
    147
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    68.1
    72.3
    164
    150
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    68.9
    72.8
    164
    152
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    69.8
    73.4
    168
    155
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    70.9
    74.2
    168
    157
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    72.4
    75.1
    163
    158
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    73.8
    76.4
    162
    156
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.8
    148
    151
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    145
    154
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.3
    129
    139
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    82.7
    82.9
    132
    162
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.1
    140
    170
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    89.0
    88.6
    138
    170
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    222.25
    24
    123.79
    94
    2. Stroke
    136.98
    15
    55.16
    116
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    101.17
    8
    53.41
    35
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    51.53
    64
    21.48
    112
    5. Hypertension
    46.59
    5
    8.48
    119
    6. Prostate Cancer
    43.23
    17
    2.15
    176
    7. HIV/AIDS
    35.20
    36
    0.51
    132
    8. Suicide
    30.25
    1
    14.23
    31
    9. Lung Disease
    28.65
    63
    22.82
    90
    10. Kidney Disease
    26.45
    41
    22.81
    61
    11. Liver Disease
    25.63
    52
    23.82
    59
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    25.32
    3
    2.80
    142
    13. Cervical Cancer
    24.77
    16
    4.88
    126
    14. Breast Cancer
    24.36
    20
    9.58
    160
    15. Tuberculosis
    22.30
    55
    5.31
    91
    16. Other Injuries
    21.81
    5
    7.82
    90
    17. Violence
    19.28
    16
    3.06
    122
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.29
    94
    16.37
    96
    19. Drownings
    16.54
    1
    7.31
    29
    20. Anemia
    15.89
    1
    0.02
    148
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.70
    13
    9.71
    30
    22. Low Birth Weight
    11.73
    62
    3.54
    135
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9.83
    67
    3.00
    95
    24. Encephalitis
    8.79
    1
    1.64
    37
    25. Birth Trauma
    8.56
    61
    1.30
    125
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    8.48
    70
    6.56
    115
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.31
    88
    1.99
    180
    28. Uterin Cancer
    7.34
    3
    0.39
    182
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.52
    49
    0.53
    175
    30. Malnutrition
    6.39
    51
    0.77
    110
    31. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    55
    3.62
    125
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.95
    136
    5.64
    134
    33. Other Neoplasms
    4.53
    35
    0.39
    173
    34. Stomach Cancer
    4.28
    120
    5.09
    106
    35. Asthma
    4.12
    86
    27.23
    4
    36. Alcohol
    4.04
    25
    1.62
    96
    37. Malaria
    3.86
    43
    0.00
    166
    38. Lymphomas
    3.83
    135
    2.69
    161
    39. Liver Cancer
    3.82
    135
    3.20
    157
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.74
    167
    35.65
    32
    41. Maternal Conditions
    3.50
    56
    0.49
    112
    42. Epilepsy
    3.35
    29
    1.95
    80
    43. Pancreas Cancer
    3.28
    102
    0.67
    180
    44. Leukemia
    2.82
    135
    3.63
    106
    45. Fires
    2.66
    62
    2.55
    67
    46. Oral Cancer
    2.62
    108
    8.38
    12
    47. Falls
    2.18
    161
    11.06
    42
    48. Drug Use
    1.78
    57
    0.81
    123
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.32
    110
    1.85
    92
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    1.28
    6
    0.00
    162
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,128
    18.97
    28,777
    22.64
    2. Stroke
    688
    11.57
    12,572
    9.89
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    546
    9.18
    12,399
    9.75
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    263
    4.42
    4,864
    3.83
    5. HIV/AIDS
    253
    4.25
    109
    0.09
    6. Hypertension
    234
    3.94
    1,964
    1.55
    7. Suicide
    226
    3.80
    3,035
    2.39
    8. Liver Disease
    169
    2.84
    5,555
    4.37
    9. Kidney Disease
    147
    2.47
    5,253
    4.13
    10. Violence
    146
    2.46
    633
    0.50
    11. Tuberculosis
    143
    2.40
    1,247
    0.98
    12. Other Injuries
    136
    2.29
    1,686
    1.33
    13. Lung Disease
    133
    2.24
    5,271
    4.15
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    128
    2.15
    640
    0.50
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    128
    2.15
    3,590
    2.82
    16. Drownings
    126
    2.12
    1,526
    1.20
    17. Low Birth Weight
    102
    1.72
    643
    0.51
    18. Prostate Cancer
    83
    1.40
    210
    0.17
    19. Anemia
    79
    1.33
    4
    0.00
    20. Cervical Cancer
    78
    1.31
    636
    0.50
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    77
    1.29
    2,218
    1.74
    22. Breast Cancer
    75
    1.26
    1,249
    0.98
    23. Birth Trauma
    74
    1.24
    237
    0.19
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    71
    1.19
    1,229
    0.97
    25. Diarrhoeal diseases
    61
    1.03
    662
    0.52
    26. Encephalitis
    52
    0.87
    363
    0.29
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    45
    0.76
    470
    0.37
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    38
    0.64
    121
    0.10
    29. Malnutrition
    37
    0.62
    174
    0.14
    30. Malaria
    31
    0.52
    0
    0.00
    31. Other Neoplasms
    29
    0.49
    77
    0.06
    32. Lung Cancers
    28
    0.47
    1,350
    1.06
    33. Alcohol
    28
    0.47
    372
    0.29
    34. Maternal Conditions
    26
    0.44
    97
    0.08
    35. Asthma
    24
    0.40
    6,248
    4.92
    36. Stomach Cancer
    23
    0.39
    1,200
    0.94
    37. Uterin Cancer
    23
    0.39
    52
    0.04
    38. Lymphomas
    23
    0.39
    628
    0.49
    39. Liver Cancer
    22
    0.37
    765
    0.60
    40. Epilepsy
    22
    0.37
    419
    0.33
    41. Leukemia
    20
    0.34
    807
    0.63
    42. Pancreas Cancer
    19
    0.32
    159
    0.13
    43. Ovary Cancer
    18
    0.30
    474
    0.37
    44. Fires
    18
    0.30
    542
    0.43
    45. Oral Cancer
    15
    0.25
    1,974
    1.55
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15
    0.25
    7,907
    6.22
    47. Falls
    14
    0.24
    2,463
    1.94
    48. Drug Use
    12
    0.20
    171
    0.13
    49. Meningitis
    10
    0.17
    562
    0.44
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9
    0.15
    426
    0.34
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    43.23
    17
    2.15
    176
    2. Cervical Cancer
    24.77
    16
    4.88
    126
    3. Breast Cancer
    24.36
    20
    9.58
    160
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.31
    88
    1.99
    180
    5. Uterin Cancer
    7.34
    3
    0.39
    182
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    55
    3.62
    125
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.95
    136
    5.64
    134
    8. Stomach Cancer
    4.28
    120
    5.09
    106
    9. Lymphomas
    3.83
    135
    2.69
    161
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.82
    135
    3.20
    157
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.28
    102
    0.67
    180
    12. Leukemia
    2.82
    135
    3.63
    106
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.62
    108
    8.38
    12
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.24
    154
    4.98
    36
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.09
    156
    0.93
    169
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.43
    176
    0.99
    136
    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.